Wexford News

St. Michael’s Church reopens after extensive refurbishment

ST MICHAEL'S CHURCH, GOREY... reopened for worship after refurbishmen programme.
Mass was celebrated in St. Michael’s Church, Gorey, this evening for the first time in five months. The 175 years old church, designed by the celebrated church architect, Augusts Welby Pugin, was part of an extensive refurbishment programme. Parish Priest,...

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Woman’s body pulled from river in Wexford in search for missing mother

The body of a woman has been found in the River Slaney in Co. Wexford.The body was found shortly after...

Saturday, 20/12/14 - 5:28pm Read More

Evan’s music is inspiring others

Evan Keville performing at launch of his CD 'Can't Hold Us' in aid of St. Patrick's Special School in the Riverside Park Hotel. Pic: John Walsh
A STUDENT from St. Patrick’s Special School is being described as an “inspiration” after releasing his very own C.D. Evan...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 6:00pm Read More

Michael leads the way for Hope & Dream 10

NEW RACE Director Michael Jordan said he hopes to “do justice” to the fourth Hope & Dream event, after Tom...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 5:57pm Read More

Wexford Sport

New Ross boxer brings home gold

THE FORTUNES of one New Ross sportsperson, whose career has been in the ascendancy over the last couple of years, were compounded recently when she took home gold from a major international boxing tournament. Joanne Richards, from St. Michaels B.C.,...

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Jamie Codd is tops with two winners at Wexford point-to-point races

Jamie Codd had a double at the Wexford Hunt point-to-point races held in ideal conditions at Moorfields, Ballinaboola, New Ross,...

Sunday, 09/11/14 - 7:22pm Read More

Wexford’s ‘Little King Robin’ on the road to Cheltenham Festival

Following the success of Little King Robin at Down Royal today; left to right; Brendan Walsh (Assistant Trainer), Mark Walsh (Jockey), Maria Kavanagh (Owner), David O'Connor (Groom), Harry Kavanagh (Owner's  Father), and Colin Bowe (Trainer).
Racing could have another super star after Little King Robin, (9/2), produced a magnificent battling performance to win the Grade...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 9:51pm Read More

Wexford Entertainment

Carol service in Augustinians

WHEN LOCAL choral group, New Ross Singers, performs its annual mix of Christmas carols in the Augustinian Church it signals the start of the festive season in the town. This year’s performance will feature a mix of traditional season favourites,...

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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...

Thursday, 05/06/14 - 11:56am Read More

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


Courtney Cox having an ‘Irish Christmas’ with Guinness, salmon and (black) pudding

Courteney Cox is planning a "traditional Irish Christmas".The former 'Friends' star is planning to celebrate the festive season with fiance Johnny McDaid and his extended family and is planning to pull out all the stops to fit in with their...

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Holmes and Cruise spending Christmas together for their daughter

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise will spend Christmas Day together.The 36-year-old actress has agreed to reunite with her ex-husband for...

Sunday, 21/12/14 - 5:18pm Read More

N-Sync’s Lance Bass got married

Lance Bass has got married.The former 'N Sync member tied the knot to his partner Michael Turchin in a star-studded...

Sunday, 21/12/14 - 5:03pm Read More

Sunday’s TV Tips

QUIZ: Celebrity Mastermind (BBC1, 6.30pm)Part of the appeal of Celebrity Mastermind is finding out the stars' specialist subjects.Some of the...

Sunday, 21/12/14 - 2:30pm Read More

Elton John marries partner Furnish

Elton John and David Furnish have officially got married - exactly nine years after they tied the knot in a...

Sunday, 21/12/14 - 1:58pm Read More

National News

Man hospitalised after Cork collision

A man has been taken to hospital after a single vehicle collision between Bandon and Enniskeane.The incident happened just before 9.30 this morning, 4 miles from Bandon on the way to Murragh.The man was brought by HSE ambulance to CUH...

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Dublin homeless body records 1,100 at risk in six months

New figures are bringing further evidence of Dublin's homelessness problem.The Dublin Region Homeless Executive says it identified more than 1,100...

Monday, 22/12/14 - 10:54am Read More

Long waiting lists due to manpower constraints, HSE claims

The HSE says "a constrained" environment has contributed to its problems with waiting lists for tests. Over the weekend, it...

Monday, 22/12/14 - 10:44am Read More

PSNI investigate ‘paramilitary-style’ assault

Police in the North are investigating a "paramilitary-style" assault in Co Antrim. It happened shortly before 9pm last night when...

Monday, 22/12/14 - 10:28am Read More

National Sport

Whip ban only blot for Condon

The contentious issue of the whip reared its head again after a pulsating finish to The Ladbroke at Ascot.Winning rider Davy Condon on Bayan and runner-up Sam Twiston-Davies on Pine Creek were both hit with bans after they were found...

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McIlroy named RTÉ Sports Person of the Year

Rory McIlroy has been named the RTÉ Sport Person of the Year 2014. The Holywood golfer took the top prize...

Monday, 22/12/14 - 10:09am Read More

Mourinho: Benched players need to focus on team

Jose Mourinho accepts there are frustrated and even unhappy individuals in the Chelsea dressing room but is confident such players...

Monday, 22/12/14 - 8:54am Read More

Rodgers encouraged by Liverpool form

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes his side are starting to show signs of the team they once were last season...

Monday, 22/12/14 - 8:33am Read More

McCoist leaves Rangers

Ally McCoist's three-and-a-half year reign as Rangers boss has finally come to an end after the club confirmed he has...

Sunday, 21/12/14 - 8:51pm Read More