Wexford News

Victory for the O’Sullivan’s from Mallow at Lingstown races today

Jockey Maxine O'Sullivan and her horse Cork Citizen in a happy mood following victory in the Open Lightweight Race at Lingstown, Co. Wexford  tody.
The Open Lightweight Race over the famous Lingstown banks was a thrilling spectacle this afternoon and it also produced the closest finish of the sunny afternoon at the south Wexford track. It was a family success for the O’Sullivan family...

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Gorey’s commercial rates will be reduced as Council adopts Budget

Cllr Malcolm Byrne, Cathaoirleach, Wexford County Council.
Wexford County Council unanimously adopted its €100 million Budget for 2015. All the members voted for the final agreed package,...

Friday, 21/11/14 - 6:07pm Read More

Danone announce 50 new jobs in Wexford

Fifty new jobs have been announced at Danone in Wexford.Today's announcement concludes a €180m expansion programme at the company's operations...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 7:06am Read More

Man charged in connection with robbery at Enniscorthy newsagents

Gardaí in Wexford have charged a 32-year-old man in connection with a robbery at a newsagents yesterday.Shortly after 5pm yesterday...

Sunday, 23/11/14 - 2:03pm Read More

Wexford Sport

New Ross boxer brings home gold

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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

Cameras roll on Colfer film

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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

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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

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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

Entertainment

1D win three gongs at American Music Awards

One Direction have proved American girls love British boys - they won the artist of the year title at the American Music Awards as well as two other accolades.The band were the night's big winner next to Katy Perry at...

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Kendra ready to fight for boyfriend

Kendra Wilkinson thinks Hank Baskett is "worth fighting for".The 29-year-old former Playboy star - who split from her husband after...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 6:19am Read More

Backshall booted out of Strictly

Naturalist Steve Backshall tonight became the eighth celebrity to depart Strictly Come Dancing 2014.The TV presenter and his professional partner...

Sunday, 23/11/14 - 9:46pm Read More

Five acts left in X Factor as Ritchie departs

Call centre worker Stevi Ritchie was voted off X Factor tonight, leaving only five acts remaining.The 33-year-old survived the public...

Sunday, 23/11/14 - 8:19pm Read More

Sunday’s TV tips

RELIGION: Joe Duffy's Spirit Level (RTÉ One, 5.05pm)Joe Duffy returns with a new run of the series Spirit Level, a...

Sunday, 23/11/14 - 2:55pm Read More

National News

Flatley tapping out €30k paintings with his dancing feet

Riverdance star Michael Flatley has taken up painting based on his dancing.His pieces are created by foot taps with paint onto the canvas, in what he says is a way to capture moments and reflections of his dance and musical...

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Calls for Data Protection Commissioner to investigate spy bug

The Data Protection Commissioner is being called on to launch an inquiry amid reports of a spy bug targeting Irish...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 7:18am Read More

‘Almost 50,000′ on hospital waiting lists for more than 12 months

Nearly 50,000 people are waiting more than a year for treatment at hospitals around the country.More than 2,800 cases on...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 6:56am Read More

Reports claim Gardaí have names of alleged IRA abusers

A cross border inquiry into alleged abuse by IRA members could be on the cards.It follows weekend reports that the...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 6:46am Read More

National Sport

Victory for the O’Sullivan’s from Mallow at Lingstown races today

Jockey Maxine O'Sullivan and her horse Cork Citizen in a happy mood following victory in the Open Lightweight Race at Lingstown, Co. Wexford  tody.
The Open Lightweight Race over the famous Lingstown banks was a thrilling spectacle this afternoon and it also produced the closest finish of the sunny afternoon at the south Wexford track. It was a family success for the O’Sullivan family...

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Taylor wins fifth consecutive world title

Katie Taylor has won the Women's World Boxing Championships lightweight title in South Korea.The Wicklow boxer has beaten Azerbaijan's Yana...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 6:58am Read More

Rodgers aware of his precarious situation

Brendan Rodgers knows his position as Liverpool boss could start to come under scrutiny if their current poor form continues.The...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 6:14am Read More

All Black Read not happy with team’s unassailable standard

New Zealand back-row colossus Kieran Read has targeted an improvement from the All Blacks at next year's World Cup.The reigning...

Sunday, 23/11/14 - 10:01pm Read More

Britton aiming for third European title

Fionnuala Britton stole the show at Sunday's GloHealth Inter County cross country championship and declared her aim to win a...

Sunday, 23/11/14 - 9:47pm Read More