Wexford News

Pensioner dies in Ferns house fire

Ferns Fire
A PENSIONER has lost his life following a fatal house fire in Ferns which broke out in the early hours of Thursday morning. The house at Lower Main Street went up in flames at around 6 a.m. and emergency services...

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Elderly man dies in Wexford house fire

A man aged in his 80s has died in a house fire in Co Wexford.Emergency services were called to the...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 9:11am Read More

Prepare to be enchanted and enthralled by the Wonderous Wexford Winterland!

Christmas in Wexford officially starts on Saturday, 28th of November, when Wexford Retailers present their magnificent Christmas Parade. The parade...

Tuesday, 24/11/15 - 8:24pm Read More

Kila (4 and a half) needs a new home for her family for Christmas

Ciara Mahoney and her daughter Kila sit on the porch of their home in Donaghmore which is totally unsuitable to Kila's needs. Pic: Christy Farrell
Beautiful Kila has a profile in North Wexford that would humble some of the world’s best known celebrities, and she...

Tuesday, 24/11/15 - 5:05pm Read More

Wexford Sport

Lingstown point-to-point races next Sunday

The scene is set for the point-to-point races at Lingstown, Tomhaggard, next Sunday. The six-race card has an entry of 113 horses with the first race at 12 noon. Follow @wexfordecho

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Wexford Races rained off

The scheduled race meeting for Bettyville Park next Tuesday has been abandoned due to a waterlogged track and a poor...

Saturday, 14/11/15 - 8:42pm Read More

Point-to-Point racing at Fairwood, Tinahely, next Sunday

The first point-to-point action in the south-east for the new 2015-’16 season gets under way at Fairwood, Tinahely, with a...

Wednesday, 07/10/15 - 11:17pm Read More

Wexford Entertainment

Billy’s ‘Clean Break’ with RTE

Billy Roche. Pic: Jim Campbell
AFTER MONTHS (and years) of planning, writing, pre-production, re-writing, filming and post-production, the long awaited TV series from the pen of local writer Billy Roche hits our screens on Sunday night. The four-part drama ‘Clean Break’ is a very modern...

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A dazzling array of colourful creations

Exhibitors pictured with Cllr Tony Dempsey (Chairman, Wexford County Council), Deidre Southey (Curator), Brian Hand (Wexford Campus, Carlow IT), John Carley (Director of Services, Wexford County Council), Philip Knight (Assistant Staff Officer) at the official opening of the art exhibition 'Preponderance of Colour' in the Wexford County Council Buildings. Pic: Jim Campbell
VISITORS TO Wexford Co. Council may be inclined to get in, get out and get gone, but with a new...

Wednesday, 23/09/15 - 11:16am Read More

Help fund Michelle’s debut novel ‘Scourged’

Michelle Dooley Mahon is hoping to publish her memoir in October with the help of a crowdfunding initiative. Pic: Jim Campbell
WEXFORD WRITER Michelle Dooley Mahon is appealing to the public of Wexford and beyond to get behind her Fund-it campaign...

Tuesday, 11/08/15 - 12:04pm Read More


WATCH: Adele and Jimmy Fallon may have just broken the internet

Since Adele released the first single ‘Hello’ from her new album ‘25’ earlier this month, we’ve heard a plethora of different covers from Kermit and Miss Piggy to Korea's new singing sensation.And now, Adele herself has gone and added one...

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Adele announces Irish dates for 2016

The woman on everyone’s lips, Adele, has just announced that she is going on a world tour in 2016 -...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 1:44pm Read More

Glitz and glamour a-plenty at Brooklyn premiere

IT WAS glitz and glamour all the way at The Riverside Park Hotel on Wednesday night as the Brooklyn premiere...

Tuesday, 03/11/15 - 11:40am Read More

Ag comóradh Éirí Amach na Cásca

THUG BEIRT saighdiúirí cuairt ar Ghaelscoil Charman le déanaí chun brat na hÉirinn a ardú. D’eagraítear an ócáid chun Éirí...

Monday, 02/11/15 - 11:32am Read More

Eleanor’s winning short story on RTE Radio 1 tonight

Eleanor O'Reilly. Pic: Christy Farrell
RTÉ Radio 1 has announced that the winner of the Francis MacManus Short Story Competition 2015 is Eleanor O’Reilly for...

Monday, 05/10/15 - 11:58am Read More

National News

16-year-old Carla O Connor missing from Clare

Gardaí in Shannon, Co Clare are appealing for members of the public to help them trace the whereabouts of 16-year-old Carla O Connor. Carla was last seen the vicinity in the of the Cresent Shopping Centre in Dooradoyle, Limerick City...

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84% of people think the entire IFA board should resign

New research shows that 84% of people think the entire board of the Irish Farmers' Association should resign.The poll by...

Friday, 27/11/15 - 10:22pm Read More

Two jailed for ‘savage’ attack on passing cyclist

A second year engineering student and an apprentice electrician have been jailed for a “savage” attack on a passing cyclist.Kenneth...

Friday, 27/11/15 - 7:47pm Read More

285 children take part in this years Late Late Toy Show

There is just over hour until the biggest ever Late Late Toy Show.285 children are taking part in this year's...

Friday, 27/11/15 - 7:53pm Read More

National Sport

Jordon Spieth rebounds to put pressure on Australian open leader Matt Jones

Defending champion Jordan Spieth will head into the final round of the Australian Open three shots behind leader Matt Jones after fighting back from a poor start for a four-under-par 67 on Saturday.Spieth had bogeys on three of the first...

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Katie Taylor wins first contested National lightweight title

Katie Taylor has won her first national title in the ring.After years of earning her national titles without a contest,...

Friday, 27/11/15 - 11:10pm Read More

Leinster begin recovery from European disappointments with dull derby win

Leinster 8 Ulster 3Sean Cronin scored the only try of a bruising and defence-dominated Guinness PRO12 derby as Leinster overcame...

Friday, 27/11/15 - 10:09pm Read More

Larry Kavanagh believes current Nemo crop as good as any before

By Peter McNamaraLarry Kavanagh is as honest a character off the field as he was on it during a stellar...

Friday, 27/11/15 - 9:41pm Read More

FIFA still haven’t cleared Jack Grealish to play for England

Almost two months after pledging his allegiance to England, Jack Grealish is still not eligible to represent the country of...

Friday, 27/11/15 - 8:51pm Read More