Wexford News

Gorey comes to a standstill as Andy Connors is laid to rest

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Concerns are growing in Gorey that the relatively rare and ancient crime of grave robbery may strike sometime in the future after slain criminal, ‘Fat’ Andy Connors, (45), was buried in St. Michael’s Graveyard last Friday evening, resting in a...

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Delays on N11 at Scarawalsh on Tuesday

Road works will be carried out on the N11 at Scarawalsh tomorrow, 2nd September.  Stop – Go traffic management will be in...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 11:16pm Read More

High Court grants bail to man accused of Christmas Eve murder

A Wexford man accused of murdering a 48-year-old father of three outside his home on Christmas Eve has been granted...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 12:47pm Read More

Dublin murder victim will be buried in Gorey tomorrow

St. Michael's Cemetery, Gorey, where Andy Connors will be laid to rest tomorrow afternoon.
ANDY CONNORS, (45), settled traveller and criminal, and father of six, who was shot a number of times when a masked...

Thursday, 28/08/14 - 9:47pm Read More

Wexford Sport

Major success for Bertram Allen at the World Equestrian Games

Talented teenager, Bertram Allen from Enniscorthy, representing Ireland won the individual speed jumping at the World Equestrian Games on Tuesday, clinging onto his lead from the morning session to edge Patrice Delaveau of France. The 19-year-old Allen guided 10-year-old mare...

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Redemption as Wexford U-21 hurlers book final place

Galway 1-19 Wexford 1-21 Wexford have booked their place in their first All-Ireland U21 hurling final in 13 years.The Slaneysiders...

Saturday, 23/08/14 - 8:46pm Read More

Supersub Leacy rescues tie for Wexford

Cork 1-9 Wexford 1-9 Una Leacy came off the bench to rescue Wexford with a dramatic injury-time goal at Semple...

Saturday, 23/08/14 - 6:31pm Read More

Wexford Entertainment

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 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

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

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


Police charge Bieber with assault

Justin Bieber faces new charges after being arrested for dangerous driving and assault following a collision between a minivan and a quad bike that led to a physical altercation.Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) said the incident happened on Friday afternoon near...

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Elbow announce six UK tour dates

The alternative rock band Elbow will perform six intimate shows in total, with three-night residencies at Manchester's O2 Apollo and...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 6:08pm Read More

Carrie underwood’s dogs make a big announcement via Instagram

Carrie Underwood and her husband Mike Fisher are expecting their first child!The country singer made the announcement on her Instagram...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 5:43pm Read More

Joey Essex is insuring his hair for £1M

The ex-TOWIE star - who is known for his perfectly coiffured quiff - revealed plans to protect his most valuable...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 4:52pm Read More

Tuesday’s TV tips

DOCUMENTARY: Dogs: Their Secret Lives (Channel 4, 8pm)Dogs are pretty great creatures. They love hanging out with their human buddies...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 4:22pm Read More

National News

Fine Gael select Hopkins for Roscommon South Leitrim by-election

Roscommon county councillor Maura Hopkins has been selected to represent Fine Gael in the Roscommon South Leitrim by-election.The 30 year-old Ballaghaderreen based councillor will contest the election, which is being held as a result of Independent TD Luke Ming Flanagan's...

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HSE finds psychiatric unit for troubled teen after several days

A teenage girl with serious behavioural problems is to be moved to an adolescent psychiatric unit this evening.The High Court...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 6:28pm Read More

Exchequer figures reveal tax intake exceeds target by €971m

The Coalition has been given a massive pre-budget boost with tax revenues running nearly a billion euro more than expected....

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 5:56pm Read More

Texting while driving ‘can be a real pain in the butt’

A driver in the US, who was impaled on a guardrail as she was texting while driving, has appealed to...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 5:09pm Read More

National Sport

Double injury blow for Leinster

Ireland and Leinster flanker Jordi Murphy is set to miss this year's November Internationals.Leinster have confirmed that the player will sit out the start of the new season and is expected to be sidelined for up to three months after...

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O’Neill to assess fitness of Gibson and McClean in Oman game

Martin O'Neill is relishing the task of finally sending his Republic of Ireland team into battle in earnest for the...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 5:48pm Read More

Munster: Player review mix-up down to ‘human error’

By Brendan O'BrienMunster have declared that the embarrassing mix-up over a player review report was a result of basic "human...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 5:18pm Read More

Villa wait on Cleverley news

Aston Villa are waiting to discover if their late move for Tom Cleverley has come off, Press Association Sport understands.The...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 3:09pm Read More

Former United assistant fears club is ‘broken’

Manchester United selling Danny Welbeck to Arsenal broke part of the Old Trafford club's "identity", according to former Red Devils...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 2:41pm Read More