Wexford News

Draw takes place for All-Ireland drama finals at Kilmuckridge

Launching the 63rd All-Ireland Confined Drama Festival at Kilmuckridge are Margaret walsh, Michael Johnston (Festival Director), Cllr Mary Farrell and Dan Walsh. Pic: Christy Farrell.
All systems are in place for the 63rd All-Ireland Confined Drama Finals opening in Kilmuckridge Memorial Hall on Friday, April 10, and the excitement was greatly enhanced today when the draw was made and the finalists have become known. Two...

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Suicidal thoughts at crisis point in Enniscorthy

A ENNISCORTHY GP is warning that suicidal ideation is at a record high in the town. Serious concerns expressed by...

Thursday, 26/03/15 - 2:00pm Read More

Memorial fun run is huge success

Start of the Kevin Banville Memorial Fun Run at Carrigbyrne. Pic: John Walsh
WHAT STARTED out as a memorial fun run turned into a hugely successful community event at the weekend when hundreds...

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Jesus rocks!

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EVEN BY its own extremely high standards this year’s production of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ by New Ross Musical Society was...

Thursday, 26/03/15 - 10:16am Read More

Wexford Sport

Today’s point-to-point action at Monksgrange

Gigginstown House Stud produced the most impressive winner of the day at the Bree Hunt point-to-point races at Monksgrange, Rathnure, when Road To Respect jumped cleanly and ran out a six lengths success in the maiden race for four year...

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Doubles for Codd and O’Neill and trainer Donnchadh Doyle at Borris

Jamie Codd took his seasonal total to 51 and Barry O’Neill to 29 with a double each at the Carlow...

Sunday, 22/03/15 - 10:10pm Read More

Goals win games as Wexford defeat Laois

Wexford 5-21 Laois 0-25Goals were key today as Wexford claimed their third win of Division 1B of the Allianz Hurling...

Sunday, 15/03/15 - 4:38pm Read More

Wexford Entertainment

Jesus rocks!

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EVEN BY its own extremely high standards this year’s production of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ by New Ross Musical Society was an outstanding piece of work. The level of professionalism that the society exudes in every performance is incredible but this...

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All the world’s a stage for Festival

A HUGE crowd attended the recent launch of the 52nd Wexford Drama Festival which took place in the Riverbank House...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 11:19am Read More

Fundraising Table Quiz

A 17-YEAR-OLD girl is hosting a Table Quiz at Wexford Golf Club on Tuesday, March 3 to raise funds for...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 11:14am Read More

Entertainment

Draw takes place for All-Ireland drama finals at Kilmuckridge

Launching the 63rd All-Ireland Confined Drama Festival at Kilmuckridge are Margaret walsh, Michael Johnston (Festival Director), Cllr Mary Farrell and Dan Walsh. Pic: Christy Farrell.
All systems are in place for the 63rd All-Ireland Confined Drama Finals opening in Kilmuckridge Memorial Hall on Friday, April 10, and the excitement was greatly enhanced today when the draw was made and the finalists have become known. Two...

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Bressie loses a tooth on live television

Nial Breslin, better known as Bressie, lost a tooth on live television last night. The former Blizzards frontman was enjoying...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 5:38pm Read More

Former Home and Away star shares post-chemo snap

In September of last year, former Home and Away star Tessa James - who played Nicole Franklin in the hit...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 4:37pm Read More

Monday’s TV tips

DOCUMENTARY: Ireland's Weather Workers (TV3, 8.30pm)This half-hour programme talks to the people who keep Ireland functioning during bad weather. When...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 4:03pm Read More

Neil Delamere has officially joined Today FM

Good news for all the Neil Delamere fans out there - he's officially joined the team at Today FM. The...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 2:00pm Read More

National News

Brother’s evidence cannot be relied upon, claim defence lawyers

Defence lawyers have told the jury in the trial of a Dublin man charged with murder they can be satisfied that the evidence given by a brother of the deceased cannot be relied upon. Craig O'Halloran (aged 22) with an...

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Fishermen help save man from Cork river

By Liz DunphyA man has been rescued from the River Lee in Cork city this evening.Keith Olden from Blarney Street,...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 7:32pm Read More

Senator threatens to call vote on over 100 amendments of adoption Bill

A Senator has threatened to call a vote on over 100 amendments of a new Bill overhauling the law on...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 6:00pm Read More

AGSI to call for restoration of 2008 pay levels

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (ASGI) has said that it wants to see members' pay restored to 2008...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 5:20pm Read More

National Sport

Polish FA official caught ‘ticket-touting’ outside Aviva Stadium before match

A Polish Football Association official was arrested for "ticket-touting" outside the Aviva Stadium on Sunday before the Euro 2016 qualifier, an Irish court has heard today.Kazimierz Gren of the Polish Football Association (PZPN) had travelled to Dublin on an official,...

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BOD returns from Hong Kong with a special gift for wife Amy

Brian O'Driscoll is back in the country after an, ahem, business trip and is suitably prepared with chocolate for his...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 5:53pm Read More

Three things we learned from the weekend’s GAA action

Dublin defeated Derry in a dour NFL encounter.Peter McNamara selects three things we learned from the weekend's GAA action. 1...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 5:30pm Read More

WATCH: Fan footage captures crowd reaction to Long’s late goal

A fan in the Aviva Stadium captured the wild celebrations in the stands when Shane Long scored in injury time...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 5:22pm Read More

Spain on revenge mission in Amsterdam

Robin van Persie scored against Holland in the world Cup, but will miss Tuesday's game.Spain will be on a revenge...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 5:13pm Read More