Wexford News

Schools board splits

THE BOARD of Management of Davidstown National School has collapsed after four of its eight members resigned with immediate effect. The resigned members confirmed their resignation in writing to the Bishop of Ferns and are demanding the dissolution of the...

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Our shark goes viral

RESPONSES TO last week’s story about the arrival of a Great White Shark to Hook Head have been coming in...

Thursday, 10/04/14 - 5:31pm Read More

Opera Oscar for Wexford

Cristina strikes gold Wexford Festival Opera received a major international award for Best Re-Discovered work for their 2013 critically acclaimed production of Cristina,...

Thursday, 10/04/14 - 3:27pm Read More

Bunclody outside Wexford boundary?

LOCAL ELECTION candidate Barbara Anne Murphy hit out, at her party launch at the weekend, at a ‘Welcome to Wexford’...

Thursday, 10/04/14 - 10:42am Read More

Wexford Sport

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 fences today. The Cleariestown jockey fractured two verterbrae when Bishopsfurze fell at the fifth fence in the Topham Chase. Mikey...

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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

Bree Hunt point-to-point on Sunday

The annual Bree Hunt point-to-point goes ahead on Sunday at Monksgrange, near Rathnure. The first race is at 2 pm....

Saturday, 29/03/14 - 12:09am 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

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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

Entertainment

Bieber and Gomez get cosy at Coachella

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez were inseparable at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival last weekend. The on-again, off-again couple, who also spent time in a Miami recording studio together last week, were spotted looking very cosy despite attempting...

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Miley Cyrus ‘on medical rest’ in hospital

Miley Cyrus has been taken to hospital and has cancelled a concert after suffering a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics.A...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 1:36am Read More

Lohan mother sentenced for drink-driving

Lindsay Lohan's mother has been ordered to perform 100 hours of community service.Dina Lohan pled guilty in court in Long...

Tuesday, 15/04/14 - 7:31pm Read More

Tuesday’s TV Tips

Here's our guide to the best TV to watch tonight.Living the Wildlife (RTÉ One, 7pm) Emmy Award winning cameraman Colin...

Tuesday, 15/04/14 - 6:02pm Read More

Rowling to write Quidditch reports

'Harry Potter' creator JK Rowling is turning sports writer to pen a series of match reports from the fictional Quidditch...

Tuesday, 15/04/14 - 5:55pm Read More

National News

Cabinet to sign off on water charge costs

The Cabinet will sign off on proposals for the cost of the water charge at a special meeting this morning. Taoiseach Enda Kenny is understood to be keen to retake the political initiative by signing off on proposals for the...

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Gardaí to hold case conference on Ballymun shooting

Gardaí investigating a fatal shooting in Dublin's Ballymun are to hold a case conference today.John O'Regan, 48, was shot dead...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 7:35am Read More

Gardaí investigate latest in spate of aggravated burglaries in Co Limerick

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a third serious aggravated burglary in Co Limerick in a little over a week.In...

Tuesday, 15/04/14 - 9:31pm Read More

Anglo fraud trial jury to reconvene tomorrow

The jury in a fraud trial of three Anglo Irish Bank directors over a multimillion loans-for-shares scheme have not reached...

Tuesday, 15/04/14 - 7:28pm Read More

National Sport

McStay: Championship could be mayhem if referees not more consistent with black cards

By Peter O' DwyerThe Championship could descend into mayhem if referees do not become more consistent in issuing black cards, according to former Mayo footballer Kevin McStay.According to McStay, the extra attention afforded to championship encounters make it the "acid...

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Arsenal come from behind to reclaim fourth spot

Arsenal 3 West Ham 1Olivier Giroud's sublime finish and a double from Lukas Podolski gave FA Cup finalists Arsenal a...

Tuesday, 15/04/14 - 9:43pm Read More

VIDEO: Everton boss Martinez delivers poignant speech at Hillsborough memorial

By Peter O' DwyerEverton manager Roberto Martinez today spoke at the Anfield memorial service marking 25 years since the Hillsborough...

Tuesday, 15/04/14 - 8:16pm Read More

Pirlo: I would have crawled to Barcelona on all fours

By Peter O' DwyerAndrea Pirlo would have "crawled to Barcelona on all fours" to join Pep Guardiola's all-conquering side in...

Tuesday, 15/04/14 - 8:08pm Read More

Boss wary of Treviso

Isaac Boss has said Leinster must approach their RaboDirect Pro 12 match with Treviso on Friday with extreme caution.The two...

Tuesday, 15/04/14 - 4:51pm Read More