Wexford News

Three rescued on board motor-cruiser north east of Rosslare Harbour

The Rosslare Harbour RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew launched the all-weather lifeboat last evening at 9 o’clock to go to the assistance of an 8 meter motorcruiser which developed fuel problems some 16 miles north east of Rosslare Harbour. The three...

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Gardai launch investigation into hoax abduction

A national manhunt was launched early Saturday evening when it was reported that 15-year-old Sait Canbullu was abducted by two...

Friday, 19/09/14 - 11:20am Read More

Restoration works on Crimean Monument begin

Minister for Arts, Heritage and The Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys visited the Irish National Heritage Park recently following the announcement that...

Friday, 19/09/14 - 11:22am Read More

Crisis in 999 service

Signing the petition for a better ambulance service in the Gorey district on the Main Street. Pic: Christy Farrell.
Ambulance cover in North Wexford is at crisis point and calls for 24/7 cover has intensified throughout the community after...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 11:50pm 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


Faith took four years off her age to get record deal

Paloma Faith lied about her age to get a record deal.The 'Picking Up the Pieces' hitmaker told bosses she was 23 when she was actually 27 at the time because she thought she was too old to get signed.Speaking to...

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Saturday’s TV Tips

DRAMA: Doctor Who (BBC One, 7.30pm) The Time Lord and Clara join forces with a beautiful shape-shifter and a cyber-augmented...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 6:16pm Read More

Thicke’s ex-wife has ‘moved on’

Paula Patton has moved on from Robin Thicke.The 38-year-old actress, who split from the 'Blurred Lines' hitmaker in February after...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 1:53pm Read More

Cowell red-faced after wardrobe malfunction

'X Factor' boss Simon Cowell cringes with embarrassment after his shirt bursts apart, accidentally flashing his chest.His display of a...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 11:50am Read More

Downton stars ‘falling about with excitement’ over Clooney cameo

George Clooney left the 'Downton Abbey' cast starstruck when he appeared to film secret scenes.The Hollywood actor is set to...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 11:24am Read More

National News

Greyhound management agree deal with striking staff over cost cuts

Striking Greyhound workers in Dublin and management at the company have struck a deal on new cost saving measures, which could bring to an end the 14-week-old dispute. Workers will now be balloted on these new proposals this Monday. More...

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Man in Dublin hospital after being shot in his garden by man on a bike

A 32-year-old man has been injured in a shooting in Dublin.Gardaí have confirmed they are investigating a shooting incident in...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 7:19pm Read More

Poll sees Labour support rise while SF slips

Labour is seeing its support increase in a new opinion poll. The Millward Brown poll for the Sunday Independent shows...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 7:00pm Read More

Gardaí investigating Dublin carjacking make arrest

Gardaí have arrested a 31-year-old man following a carjacking incident in Palmerstown, Dublin.At around 1.30am this morning, a 58-year-old taxi...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 6:13pm Read More

National Sport

ALL-IRELAND FINAL PREVIEW: Get set for one of the year’s most intriguing pairings

By Peter O'DwyerIn the absence of Dublin, it seems nobody can call the clash of Donegal and Kerry in today's All-Ireland final. The Dubs brought certainty to the equation whenever they played, until, of course, they didn't. We have Donegal...

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Player breaks record by scoring from edge of his own box

Paderborn midfielder Moritz Stoppelkamp scored a stunning goal from the edge of his own area as his side beat Hanover...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 8:37pm Read More

West Ham win Liverpool face-off

West Ham 3 Liverpool 1An exquisite lob from Diafra Sakho earned West Ham just a second Premier League win of...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 8:14pm Read More

St Gall’s win sixth FBD Kilmacud Crokes All-Ireland football 7s title

By Daragh Ó Conchúir St Gall's (Antrim) 1-11 Bryansford (Down) 1-10 St Gall's just edged out Bryansford to claim their...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 8:04pm Read More

Pardew’s saviour Cisse not supposed to have played

Alan Pardew admitted saviour Papiss Cisse should not have played after coming off the bench to snatch a vital draw...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 7:38pm Read More