Wexford News

‘Distraught’ staff turn up for work at Dunnes outlet due for closure

Workers at Dunnes Stores in Gorey, County Wexford, have turned up for work this morning, despite the closure of the retail outlet on Thursday.Dunnes Stores has been accused of using the outcome of a court injunction, to close the store...

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Dunnes Stores Gorey staff will turn up for shifts

Gorey Shopping Centre. Pic: Christy Farrell
Staff at the Gorey branch of Dunnes Store held an emergency meeting with Mandate trade union officials at the Amber...

Friday, 22/05/15 - 9:50pm Read More

Staffed stunned at closure of Gorey Dunnes Stores

Staff at Dunnes Stores in Gorey in Wexford are stunned at the decision to close the store, the union Mandate...

Friday, 22/05/15 - 6:42am Read More

Gorey branch of Dunnes Stores closed with immediate effect

Dunnes Stores at Gorey tonight.
  Staff at the Gorey branch of Dunnes Stores have been told that the store will close immediately. The doors...

Thursday, 21/05/15 - 9:31pm Read More

Wexford Sport

Olympian John Treacy opens new Enniscorthy Sports Hub

Opening the new Enniscorthy Sports Hub this afternoon.
Olympian and world class athlete, John Treacy, currently Chief Executive Officer of the Sports Council of Ireland, performed the official opening of the new Enniscorthy Sports Hub this afternoon. Cllr Barbara Anne Murphy, Cathaoirleach, Enniscorthy Municipal District, welcomed everybody to...

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Uphill finishes at Wexford’s first day of left-handed racing

135 ENTRIES have been received for Tuesday’s Wexford races where the horses will run left-handed for the first time in...

Monday, 20/04/15 - 2:13pm Read More

Eight races, an early start and a big jackpot at Wexford tomorrow

Wexford racecourse where tomorrow's action will get under way at 3.55 p.m.
Wexford races have been granted a jackpot pool of €12,842, carry over from today’s card at Tipperary where the prize...

Thursday, 09/04/15 - 10:16pm Read More

Wexford Entertainment

Jesus rocks!

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


Sunday’s TV tips

Spirited Away (Film4, 5.00pm)(2002) Spirited Away was a deserving winner of an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature in 2003. Hayao Miyazaki’s extraordinary, magical adventure constantly surprises with its daring plot twists and unexpected flights of surreal fancy, interspersed with...

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Bono dedicates song to gay marriage vote

U2 frontman Bono has celebrated Ireland’s vote for gay marriage.At the second night of the latest tour in Phoenix, Arizona,...

Sunday, 24/05/15 - 11:07am Read More

More cheers than tears as bluesman BB King is buried

A standing ovation and fond reminiscences marked a family-and-friends memorial to the late blues great BB King’s life and legacy.“BB...

Sunday, 24/05/15 - 10:14am Read More

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...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 10:12pm Read More

Full houses every night for the South Wicklow Drama Festival

Kieran Tyrell, Eamonn Doran (Chairman), Donal Courtndey (Adjudicator) and Kevin McElroy at the  South Wicklow Drama Festival running in St Brigid's Hall, Carnew, all this week. Pic: Christy Farrell.
THE 11th South Wicklow Drama Festival opened in St. Brigid’s Hall, Carnew, last Thursday night and the organisers are delighted...

Tuesday, 24/03/15 - 10:11pm Read More

National News

Country missed chance to remove ‘constitutional barring order’ in Presidential Age vote

A charity that works with young people says it is extremely disappointed that Ireland voted against lowering the age of Presidential candidates. Future Voices says it was a missed opportunity to scrap a negative stereotype about an entire group of...

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Yes group claims Church ‘contributed to a muddying’ of #MarRef issues

The Yes Equality campaign says it is disappointed in how the Catholic Church participated in the Marriage Equality Referendum debate....

Sunday, 24/05/15 - 2:14pm Read More

Gardaí ask for help in finding man missing for three days

Gardaí are appealing for the public's help in tracing the whereabouts of missing 26-year-old Eanna Flannery.Eanna, originally from Thurles, Co....

Sunday, 24/05/15 - 1:29pm Read More

Waters: Referendum result ‘catastrophic’ for Ireland

John Waters of First Families First, says the result of the Marriage Equality Referendum is "catastrophic" for Irish society.The journalist,...

Sunday, 24/05/15 - 12:47pm Read More

National Sport

Ashley: No sale until we win silverware

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has said he will not sell the club until they win a trophy or qualify for the Champions League.The Sports Direct tycoon has often been criticised by sections of the Magpies support for putting profit ahead...

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Bad call costs Hamilton

A terrible error of judgement by his Mercedes team cost Lewis Hamilton victory at the Monaco Grand Prix and handed...

Sunday, 24/05/15 - 3:07pm Read More

No start for Sterling, Valdes takes De Gea’s place for Utd

All of today's team news for the final games in the Premier League.ARSENAL V WEST BROMTheo Walcott and Jack Wilshere...

Sunday, 24/05/15 - 2:42pm Read More

Drogba calls time on Chelsea career

Didier Drogba has announced that this afternoon’s home clash with Sunderland will be his last for the Barclays Premier League...

Sunday, 24/05/15 - 1:28pm Read More

Fitzgerald’s Banner need O’Donnell to perform

Munster SHC quarter-finalClare v Limerick, 4pm, Thurles (Live on RTÉ)The famed Munster hurling championship begins this afternoon in Semple Stadium...

Sunday, 24/05/15 - 12:55pm Read More