Wexford News

Opening night at The Athenaeum

Paul Kehoe TD inspecting a guard of honour by Enniscorthy Re-enactment Group at the official re-opening of The Athenaeum. Pic: John Walsh
IT WAS an evening to remember at Enniscorthy Athenaeum on Friday as, following a massive amount of work from a dedicated group, the historic building hosted its official re-opening ceremony and the last event on the official 1916 centenary calendar....

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Ted talks delight and inspire

A CHEER erupted at Wexford Arts Centre about 10pm on Friday night last. A packed house had just been enraptured...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 10:57am Read More

Wexford couple in to win wedding

A WEXFORD town couple are hoping to win their wedding for free, having reached the final stages of a competition...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 10:52am Read More

Strong interest in LEADER aid

OVER 400 people attended Wexford Local Development (WLD) information meetings across the county in recent weeks to hear of how...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 10:47am Read More

Wexford Sport

Anyone for women’s rugby?

Gorey Rugby Football Club Women’s section are having a ‘Give It A Try’ open coaching session in Gorey RFC on Saturday, August 20, from 2-5 pm to try and recruit new players for the senior women’s section, the under 15...

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Maudlintown Regatta is cancelled

The annual regatta organised by Maudlintown Rowing Club and scheduled to take place at Wexford Harbour tomorrow (Sunday) has been...

Saturday, 09/07/16 - 7:59pm Read More

8-race card at Wexford on Friday evening

There was  a huge entry for all of the races at Bettyville Park on Friday evening, and consequently, the Nick...

Thursday, 30/06/16 - 11:09pm Read More

Wexford Entertainment

€3m development plan for Arts Centre

Board members- Rosemary Hayes, Mary Ruth Walsh, Tom Enright (CEO, Wexford County Council), Fred Karlsson, Elizabeth Whyte, Sharon Warburton and Juliana Walters pictured at the Wexford Arts Centre AGM and Presentation. Pic: Jim Campbell
ON THE occasion of the first public Annual General Meeting of Wexford Arts Centre, the directors of the facility were delighted to announce that funding was being sought for a €3m development. The plan, which will see a comprehensive extension...

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An eclectic mix for TEDx talks

Pat Falvey will discuss the future of our mindset at the TEDx Wexford event.
THE TEN speakers who will take part in the upcoming TEDxWexford – Tomorrow Imagined event at Wexford Arts Centre have...

Tuesday, 20/09/16 - 12:47pm Read More

A unique premiere for Scalder Theatre

Michael Dunbar, Jack Matthews, Gayle Jordan and Andy Doyle in rehearsal for 'Of Mornington'. Pic: John Walsh
FEW PLACES can rival a rehearsal room when a group of dedicated artists get together to bring a play to...

Wednesday, 18/05/16 - 10:42am Read More


Emmerdale’s Emma Atkins doesn’t want a happy ending for Charity and Cain

Emmerdale star Emma Atkins has admitted that she hopes it doesn’t work out between her character Charity Tate and the love of her life, Cain Dingle. The pair have had an on/off relationship full of drama for years, but even...

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It took three weeks to turn Jenna Coleman’s brown eyes blue for Victoria

Viewers of ITV’s lavish period drama Victoria might suspect that a fair bit of time, money and effort has been...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 3:57pm Read More

Could The Eagles make a comeback with the help of late frontman Glenn Frey’s son?

Frontman Glenn Frey may have died in January, but that may not be the end of The Eagles – as...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 2:57pm Read More

Kate Hudson gets a lift from Tony Blair and Sylvester Stallone

Tony Blair joined actor Sylvester Stallone in lifting actress Kate Hudson into the air at a party in Los Angeles....

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 2:57pm Read More

Vanessa Redgrave to receive Gielgud Award after six decades on the stage

Theatre veteran Vanessa Redgrave will be honoured with the prestigious Gielgud Award. The actress, 79, is to join the ranks...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 2:42pm Read More

National News

Dáil to debate Sinn Féin motion to scrap water charges, but Fianna Fáil unlikely to back it

The Dáil will debate another motion from Sinn Féin this afternoon to scrap water charges. However it will be defeated in a vote tomorrow as Fianna Fáil is refusing to back it. The Sinn Féin motion says that water charges...

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Bus driver’s union chief ‘hopeful’ deal can be reached

Talks between unions and management at Dublin Bus have adjourned for the night, but not without progress. Unions have set...

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 12:47am Read More

Taoiseach to host all-Ireland talks on Brexit

Enda Kenny will host all-Ireland talks on the impact of Brexit within weeks. The Taoiseach said the “all-island, all-Ireland conversation”...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 10:13pm Read More

Pair arrested by gardaí targeting organised crime in Cork

Gardaí have arrested two men and recovered stolen property as part of an ongoing investigation targeting organised crime in Co...

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 12:32am Read More

National Sport

Claudio Ranieri pleased with Leicester’s clean sheet bit still ‘superstitious’

Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri is refusing to think about the Champions League knockout stages despite the Foxes’ perfect start. Islam Slimani’s header gave the Foxes a 1-0 win over Porto and back-to-back victories in Group G to preserve their 100...

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Champions League wrap: Andre Schurrle holds Zidane’s Madrid to a draw

Leicester City continued their dream start to their maiden Champions League campaign with a 1-0 victory over Porto at the...

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 12:35am Read More

Kilbane insists Daryl Horgan deserves Ireland place ahead of Aiden McGeady

Kevin Kilbane says Daryl Horgan deserves to be considered ahead of Aiden McGeady in the pecking order for selection for...

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 12:28am Read More

Watch back: Conor McGregor’s UFC 205 press conference

Conor McGregor will return to the UFC octagon in less than two months’ time and will have the opportunity to...

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 12:01am Read More

Watch 1996 All-Ireland winner score a hat-trick in club championship

One Wexford All-Ireland winner has showed that he can still do a job for the club, writes Stephen Barry. It...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 11:57pm Read More