Wexford News

Artist Paul Funge to have a Gorey road named in his honour

Gorey’s newest road linking the roundabout on the Enniscorthy road with the roundabout on The Avenue, constructed to facilitate access to Tesco Extra Gorey is to be named in honour of Gorey’s famous artist, the late Paul Funge. Cllr John...

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Gorey singer Kiera Byrne set to launch a new CD on Sunday

Kiera Byrne made her name as a competent performer when becoming a finalist in ‘The Voice of Ireland’ on RTE television,...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 10:13pm Read More

Ciara’s dream of a normal life

THE FAMLY of a bubbly and bright six-year-old girl who suffers from a debilitating illness are seeking help to fundraise...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 3:47pm Read More

Former garda is sentenced

A WELL-KNOWN former garda who duped a number of people in his local area into lending him over €50,000 received...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 3:15pm Read More

Wexford Sport

Thirty-three Wexford clubs share €1.26 million in sports grants

Thirty-three Wexford sports clubs will benefit from this year’s Sports Capital Programme to a total of €1.26 million, following an announcement by the Minister for Sport, Michael Ring, TD, last Friday. €40.5 million in new funding will go to 88o...

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Donoher secures smash-and-grab win for Laois

Laois 0-18 Wexford 0-17 Niall Donoher was the hero as Laois hit Wexford with a smash-and-grab raid in a hugely...

Sunday, 06/07/14 - 3:50pm Read More

Dubs ease past Wexford into final

Dublin 2-25 Wexford 1-12Dublin produced a convincing second-half display to brush Wexford aside as goals from Cormac Costello and Paul...

Sunday, 29/06/14 - 6:14pm Read More

Wexford Entertainment

Cameras roll on Colfer film

HOOK HEAD was transformed into a film set at the weekend when it provided the backdrop to a shoot for a feature film based on a romantic comedy written by Wexford author, Eoin Colfer. On Friday camera crews set up...

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Special concert for St. Mary’s

A VERY special concert will take place in the intimate setting of St. Mary’s Church,   New Ross, on Thursday, June...

Thursday, 29/05/14 - 10:37am Read More

Album launch will be loud

WEXFORD ARTS Centre will play host to a night of hard rock next weekend when it provides the venue for...

Friday, 02/05/14 - 3:59am Read More


Lily Allen’s ‘fake arrest’ pic pulled after it lands officers in hot water

Police in Australia have launched an internal investigation after Lily Allen posted a photo of herself being handcuffed by officers. It was a fake arrest.The singer asked one of the officers to stage the 'arrest' ahead of her performance at...

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‘Paranoid wreck’ Tulisa felt life was over after cocaine sting

Former X-Factor judge Tulisa Constavlos said she became "a paranoid wreck" and felt her life was over after being caught...

Monday, 28/07/14 - 7:16am Read More

George Michael has ‘cut himself off from everyone’

Friends are worried that George Michael has become a "recluse".The 51-year-old singer has allegedly "cut himself off from the world"...

Monday, 28/07/14 - 12:38am Read More

Lily Allen gag lands Australian police in hot water

Police officers in Australia are being investigated after Lily Allen tweeted a picture of herself in handcuffs upon her arrival...

Sunday, 27/07/14 - 8:46pm Read More

Snow Patrol’s McDaid tries to pay for rings on visit with Cox to Derry jeweller

By Linda McGrory Friends star Courteney Cox and her rock star fiance Johnny McDaid have been given matching rings charting...

Sunday, 27/07/14 - 5:42pm Read More

National News

Arson attack on Sinn Féin office

Sinn Fein's constituency office in Derry has been targeted by arsonists.The incident happened in Eastway Street.MLA Raymond McCartney said it would not deter the party from representing people in the area, and that the attack "must be condemned as an...

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PICTURES: Iran river trip ‘a dice with death’, says Northern Ireland adventurer

A Northern Ireland adventurer who followed the longest river in Iran from source to sea has said it was like...

Monday, 28/07/14 - 7:34am Read More

CAO: Demand rises sharply for construction, engineering courses

Demand for construction, engineering and architecture courses has risen sharply. The trend will push up college entry points for this...

Monday, 28/07/14 - 7:15am Read More

Six in 10 inspected rental properties fail to pass

Nearly 60% of rental properties inspected by local authorities last year failed to make the grade.In Donegal, Louth, Offaly and...

Monday, 28/07/14 - 7:08am Read More

National Sport

Lovren joins Liverpool

Liverpool have announced the signing of defender Dejan Lovren from Southampton on a long-term contract.The Croatia international penned his deal with the Reds on Sunday to become the third Southampton player to move to Anfield this summer following striker Rickie...

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Liverpool seal Lovren deal

Liverpool have announced the signing of defender Dejan Lovren from Southampton on a long-term contract.The Croatia international penned his deal...

Sunday, 27/07/14 - 10:09pm Read More

Ryan: Wexford’s lot wasn’t fair

By Jackie Cahill Limerick manager TJ Ryan expressed sympathy for a Wexford team smashed by 24 points in this afternoon's...

Sunday, 27/07/14 - 8:53pm Read More

Lovren and Chambers set to leave Saints

Southampton duo Dejan Lovren and Calum Chambers are expected to be announced as Liverpool and Arsenal players respectively on Monday.The...

Sunday, 27/07/14 - 7:22pm Read More

Defeat leaves Daly pondering his future with Dublin

Today's 13-point All-Ireland SHC quarter-final defeat at the hands of Tipperary could well prove to be Anthony Daly's last game...

Sunday, 27/07/14 - 7:19pm Read More