Wexford News

Book launch acknowledges local patriot, Hugh Mahon

A BOOK chronicling the early life of Irish patriot and prominent Australian politician, Hugh Mahon, was launched in New Ross recently by Minister Paul Kehoe. The book, which is a detailed and authoritative history of the Land League and land...

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Community rallies behind Rory fund

PEOPLE ACROSS south west Wexford are giving their full support to a teenage hurling star from the area who is...

Wednesday, 10/05/17 - 12:28pm Read More

‘Excel’lent student in national final

A LOCAL secondary school student will compete in an event today that could result in him representing Ireland and the...

Wednesday, 10/05/17 - 12:25pm Read More

Acres of land devoured by the sea

FARMERS IN the Ballygranans area of Kilmore have voiced their dismay over the fact that they are losing acres of...

Wednesday, 10/05/17 - 11:57am Read More

Wexford Sport

Community rallies behind Rory fund

PEOPLE ACROSS south west Wexford are giving their full support to a teenage hurling star from the area who is currently seriously ill in hospital. Rory Whelan (13), who is a valued member of the St. Mogue’s GAA club in...

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Courtown ready for next Sunday’s point-to-point races

The Island Hunt is staging its first point-to-point races in three years over a new track at Ounavarra, near Courtown,...

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Good entry for Bray Harriers point-to-point at Tinahely next Sunday

Some of the top trainers in the country are amongst the 79 entries received for the annual Bray Harriers point-to-point...

Wednesday, 15/02/17 - 11:44pm Read More

Wexford Entertainment

Clive’s big part in protest exhibition

A WEXFORD artist, who is based New York, played an integral part in the NASTY WOMEN exhibition which was held in the Knockdown Centre in New York in the run-up to President Donald Trump’s inauguration. Clive Murphy, who was born...

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Countdown begins for Wexford Film Festival

THE ART of film will be celebrated at the first Wexford Film Festival which will run at Wexford Arts Centre...

Thursday, 10/11/16 - 4:41pm Read More

€3m development plan for Arts Centre

ON THE occasion of the first public Annual General Meeting of Wexford Arts Centre, the directors of the facility were...

Tuesday, 20/09/16 - 12:55pm Read More

Entertainment

Writer defends Diana ‘ghost’ appearance in King Charles III drama

The writer of a new BBC drama that imagines the royal family after the death of the Queen has defended including the ghost of Diana, Princess of Wales, by saying it would be strange to tell the story without her....

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Dear White People given full marks on reviews site after accusations of racism

Netflix series Dear White People has been given a rating of 100% on reviews website Rotten Tomatoes despite an initial...

Thursday, 04/05/17 - 1:29pm Read More

Is Saoirse Ronan the best thing about Ed Sheeran’s Galway Girl video?

Ed Sheeran fans have turned their attention to actress Saoirse Ronan as they praised her role in the singer’s new...

Thursday, 04/05/17 - 1:29pm Read More

Liam Neeson paid a visit to a Canadian sandwich store after it offered him free food

A Canadian sandwich shop has been visited by Liam Neeson after it made the Hollywood star an offer of free...

Thursday, 04/05/17 - 1:26pm Read More

Frank Skinner seeks truth about Muhammad Ali in TV documentary

A documentary delving into the personal and professional life of Muhammad Ali will mark a year since the boxer’s death....

Thursday, 04/05/17 - 11:50am Read More

National News

Four arrests made in Wicklow as part of Operation Thor

Four arrests have been made this morning, in the Wicklow district, as part of Operation Thor. Operation Thor is a Garda initiative involving traffic and crime checkpoints at key routes, high visibility patrols in urban areas and searches of premises...

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Morning-after-pill to be available to medical card holders

Medical card holders will no longer have to go to their GP for a prescription for the morning-after-pill from July...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 11:01am Read More

Two arrests made and €300k seized in Dublin investigation ‘linked to Kinahan gang’

Two men were arrested and €300,000 was seized in Dublin yesterday. The arrests were made as part of ongoing investigations...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 11:05am Read More

Garda Commissioner to be back before PAC within a few weeks

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald has promised to have the Garda Commissioner back before the Public Accounts Committee within a...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 9:51am Read More

National Sport

Fans send sinister message to Roma players as dummies found hanging by Colosseum

Dummies wearing replica jerseys of three Roma players were found hanging from a pedestrian walkway in Rome following the club’s 3-1 recent defeat to local rivals Lazio. The sinister display was accompanied by a large banner, which read: “Un consiglio...

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Listen to Ray Wilkins and Neil Custis at each other’s throats over Marcus Rashford’s free-kick

Football is often the source of hot debate, but an exchange between former footballer Ray Wilkins and Sun football writer...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 11:16am Read More

Morgan Schneiderlin will miss Everton’s trip to Swansea

Everton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin will not be fit for the trip to Swansea. The Frenchman missed last weekend’s defeat to...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 10:07am Read More

Granit Xhaka set to miss out as Arsenal face Manchester United

Arsenal are likely to be without Granit Xhaka for their Premier League clash at home to Manchester United on Sunday....

Friday, 05/05/17 - 9:17am Read More

Ronan O’Gara says his next move won’t be back home

Ronan O’Gara expects to move to another job outside Ireland when he eventually leaves Paris. In his column in Friday’s...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 8:14am Read More