Wexford News

Condolences for Rescue 116 crew

A BOOK of condolences for those whose lives were lost when the Irish Coast Guard’s Rescue 116 helicopter crashed off the coast of County Mayo recently will be opened today at the Irish Coast Guard Station, Kilmore Quay. The late...

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Run into the light for Pieta

WALKERS AND runners assemble! The uplifting nationwide five kilometre Darkness Into Light event for suicide and self-harm crisis charity Pieta...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 11:12am Read More

Tributes paid to Dominic: ‘an Ambassador for Wexford’

“SURPRISED AND shocked” was how Independent Wexford Borough District Councillor Davy Hynes described his reaction on hearing the news of...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 11:08am Read More

Oyster Lane announces new show

POPULAR WEXFORD musical theatre group Oyster Lane has just announced its production for 2017 will be… Footloose. The upbeat favourite...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 11:03am Read More

Wexford Sport

Good entry for Bray Harriers point-to-point at Tinahely next Sunday

Some of the top trainers in the country are amongst the 79 entries received for the annual Bray Harriers point-to-point which takes place at Fairwood, Tinahely, next Sunday. The first of six races is off at 1 pm. Follow @wexfordecho

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Good entry for Fairwood races next Sunday

Seventy-one entries have been received for six races at Fairwood Patk, Tinahely, next Sunday for the first point-to-point of 2017...

Wednesday, 04/01/17 - 10:34pm Read More

Doubles for Jamie, Denis and Robbie at Lingstown races today

There was no shortage of runners at today’s point-to-point at Lingstown, Tomhaggard, with a seven race card and the two...

Sunday, 18/12/16 - 7:41pm Read More

Wexford Entertainment

Clive’s big part in protest exhibition

A WEXFORD artist, who is based New York, played an integral part in the NASTY WOMEN exhibition which was held in the Knockdown Centre in New York in the run-up to President Donald Trump’s inauguration. Clive Murphy, who was born...

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Countdown begins for Wexford Film Festival

THE ART of film will be celebrated at the first Wexford Film Festival which will run at Wexford Arts Centre...

Thursday, 10/11/16 - 4:41pm Read More

€3m development plan for Arts Centre

ON THE occasion of the first public Annual General Meeting of Wexford Arts Centre, the directors of the facility were...

Tuesday, 20/09/16 - 12:55pm Read More


Watch Little Mix channel Coyote Ugly in the video for their hot new single

Little Mix channel shows the stars of Coyote Ugly in the video for their new single No More Sad Songs. The girl band members arrive at the Wild Beaver Saloon dressed in chaps, cowboy hats and bikini tops and learn...

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Russell Brand lands new live radio show nine years after ‘Sachsgate’

Comedian Russell Brand – who resigned from Radio 2 over calls he made to Fawlty Towers actor Andrew Sachs –...

Thursday, 30/03/17 - 4:47pm Read More

Peter Andre has spoken about his social anxiety battle

Peter Andre has spoken about his battle with social anxiety, saying he only realised his condition had a name when...

Thursday, 30/03/17 - 4:47pm Read More

Dawson’s Creek star James Van Der Beek in ‘awkward’ This Morning interview

Actor James Van Der Beek reminded Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby that he has “been on television the last 20...

Thursday, 30/03/17 - 4:47pm Read More

Watching The Late Late Friday night? Here’s who’s on

If you are settling down tomorrow night to watch The Late Late Show, here’s what is in store. Author Joseph...

Thursday, 30/03/17 - 2:35pm Read More

National News

Pope Francis will ‘do everything he can’ to visit Ireland next year

Pope Francis will “do everything he can” to come to Ireland next year, a senior Vatican official has said. Several months after Taoiseach Enda Kenny broke news of the intended visit, the Holy See confirmed plans are being made for...

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Just 24 hours left for Cork ticketholder to claim €1m Lotto prize

The winner(s) of the €1m National Lottery Christmas Millionaire Raffle has just 24 hours left to claim their prize, Lotto...

Thursday, 30/03/17 - 7:10pm Read More

Judge says murder accused is ‘throwing out allegations’ at witnesses ‘like confetti’

A judge has told a man representing himself at his own trial, where he is accused of murdering his former...

Thursday, 30/03/17 - 6:54pm Read More

Gardaí search for missing Meath man Arthur Candalish

Gardaí have asked for the public’s help to find missing man Arthur Candalish. The 55-year-old has been missing from his...

Thursday, 30/03/17 - 6:38pm Read More

National Sport

FIFA reveal proposed breakdown of slots for 48-team World Cup

FIFA has announced its proposed allocation of places for the 48-team 2026 World Cup and revealed a six-nation play-off could be used to determine the last two spots. Football’s world governing body has proposed there will be 16 direct slots...

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TG4 announce their coverage of a jam-packed Sunday of League action

TG4 have announced their coverage plan for Sunday’s Allianz League action. They will have live coverage of the Division One...

Thursday, 30/03/17 - 5:41pm Read More

Neil Lennon on confrontation with opposition manager: ‘He wants his square go, and I’ll oblige him’

Hibernian manager Neil Lennon and Greenock Morton boss Jim Duffy were involved in a touchline bust-up last night, which resulted...

Thursday, 30/03/17 - 5:37pm Read More

Four Russian athletes found guilty of doping at 2012 Olympics, taking total sanctioned to 34

Four more Russian athletes have been found guilty of doping at the London 2012 Olympic Games following a wave of...

Thursday, 30/03/17 - 5:03pm Read More

Donegal’s League hopes hit by major blow

Donegal’s hopes of landing the Division One crown in the Allianz Football League have been dealt a blow. Ryan McHugh...

Thursday, 30/03/17 - 5:01pm Read More