Wexford News

New housing scheme starts in Kilanerin

Cllr John Hegarty turning the sod for the new sheltered housing development at Kilanerin.
Workers and machinery have moved on to a new development of six sheltered houses in the heart of Kilanerin village. Public representatives and Wexford County Council officials gathered at the site on Friday morning to welcome the development and see...

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Enniscorthy investors lose on Setanta collapse

A NUMBER of prominent local business people have lost a total of almost €1 million in share investments following the...

Tuesday, 22/04/14 - 12:25pm Read More

Mark Reilly leads Gorey 3 Day Cycle Race into the final stage

Riders passing through Gorey this afternoon in the Gorey 3 Day Cycle Race.
Mark Reilly of Lucan Cycling Club will start the final stage of the Gorey 3 Day Cycle Race with wearing...

Sunday, 20/04/14 - 9:40pm Read More

Woman dies in Wexford road accident; Gardaí make arrest

A woman has died in a road accident in Co Wexford.Gardaí are investigating the single-vehicle collision which happened at Harvey...

Saturday, 19/04/14 - 9:28pm Read More

Wexford Sport

Dramatic end to Gorey 3-Day Cycle race Stage

The first stage of the Gorey 3-Day Cycle Race came to a premature end this afternoon when a road traffic collision blocked the Gorey to Craanford road and the race had to be abandoned. The drama unfolded at Coolishall just...

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Wexford Jockey ruled out of Aintree Grand National with back injury

Wexford jockey Mikey Fogarty has been ruled out of tomorrow’s Crabbies Grand National following a bad fall over the National...

Friday, 04/04/14 - 10:32pm Read More

Jamie Codd rides four winners at Bree point-to-point races

Jamie Codd was the jockey in form with four winners at the annual Bree Hunt point-to-point races held at Monksgrange,...

Sunday, 30/03/14 - 6:28pm Read More

Wexford Entertainment

Taghmon triumph in super Tops show

ALL ROADS lead to Taghmon as the long-awaited Tops of the Town competition came to its conclusion at the weekend, with the local village triumphing over last year’s winners Wexford town. The pairing was a repeat of last year’s final...

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American Cajun star for Wexford gig

ONE OF the star acts of the contemporary blues, folk and country roots music scenes will be performing in County...

Friday, 28/02/14 - 12:07am Read More

WFO up for four ‘Opera Oscars’

WEXFORD FESTIVAL Opera has been honoured with four nominations for the International Opera Awards which were announced in Covent Garden...

Wednesday, 19/02/14 - 5:24pm Read More


Chris Brown assault trial delayed

Chris Brown's trial on an assault charge in Washington has been delayed for months.Lawyers returned to court today for what had been set as the start of Brown's trial.But prosecutors have told a judge they will not grant Brown bodyguard...

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Wednesday’s TV Tips

FOOD: Neven Maguire: Home Chef (RTÉ One 7.30pm) Cleaver East is Dublin chef Oliver Dunne's latest restaurant, which opened in...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 3:46pm Read More

Bieber trial postponed to July

A US judge has delayed the trial of pop star Justin Bieber on charges of driving under the influence, resisting...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 2:49pm Read More

‘EastEnders’ star almost had panic attack during filming

'EastEnders' star Hetti Bywater almost had a panic attack filming scenes as a dead body.The Lucy Beale actress - who...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 1:10pm Read More

Carey ‘books entire first-class airplane cabin for herself’

Did someone say "Diva"?Mariah Carey has reportedly booked an entire airplane cabin for £70,000.The 'Art of Letting Go' singer is...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 1:02pm Read More

National News

Little hope for change in US immigration law, says Governor

A leading Irish-American politician has said there is little hope of any reform of America's immigration law until at least the year 2020.Martin O'Malley, the Governor of Maryland, says the current boundaries for election districts in the US mean too...

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Court rejects human trafficking claim by cannabis growhouse accused

A Chinese man arrested in a cannabis growhouse in Dublin will stand trial on drug charges after the High Court...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 4:46pm Read More

Megaphone teacher has no regrets

The teacher who used a megaphone to disrupt the Education Minister's address at the ASTI conference said today that he...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 3:58pm Read More

ASTI chief gets death threat which included ‘despicable references’ to his kids

The General Secretary of the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland has condemned the treatment of the Education Minister Ruairi...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 2:37pm Read More

National Sport

Mark Reilly leads Gorey 3 Day Cycle Race into the final stage

Riders passing through Gorey this afternoon in the Gorey 3 Day Cycle Race.
Mark Reilly of Lucan Cycling Club will start the final stage of the Gorey 3 Day Cycle Race with wearing the yellow jersey and holding an advantage of 20 seconds. The Meath cyclist, who is a member of the Dublin...

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Zebo ‘can’t wait to rip into Toulon’

Simon Zebo says Munster have to empty the tanks this weekend and give their best performance of the season.Munster are...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 3:29pm Read More

No thanks for players from Moyes

David Moyes has broken his silence after his sacking as Manchester United manager - and pointedly made no mention of...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 2:43pm Read More

Strachan stays silent on Moyes

Gordon Strachan will not "patronise" David Moyes by joining in the great debate about the recently-sacked Manchester United manager.Moyes departed...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 1:55pm Read More

Mertesacker: Ozil will shine if he keeps at it

Mesut Ozil must take criticism on the chin and achieve greater consistency to succeed at Arsenal next season, according to...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 1:53pm Read More