Wexford News

Nothing sacred as thieves target church

Galbally Church. Pic: John Walsh
THE PARISH priest at Galbally Church has issued an appeal for the return of a number of precious items after a break-in last week. Heartless thieves broke into the church and stole valuable items such as the tabernacle, monstrance, chalices...

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Discharged from Wexford General Hospital twice, self harm patient killed himself

Colette Nolan, sister of Tom.
A man with serious depression who admitted himself to A&E at Wexford General Hospital, killed himself a day after he...

Thursday, 28/07/16 - 3:09pm Read More

Jury in trial of woman accused of drowning colleague ‘can return majority verdict’

The jurors in the trial of a woman accused of murdering her colleague in Wicklow have been told they can...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 4:02pm Read More

Heartless theft from scene of fatal crash

The theft of the flower pot from the memorial to Lena Doyle has caused much upset for her family
THE MOTHER of a young woman who was tragically killed in an accident on the N25 a couple of miles...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 11:12am Read More

Wexford Sport

Maudlintown Regatta is cancelled

The annual regatta organised by Maudlintown Rowing Club and scheduled to take place at Wexford Harbour tomorrow (Sunday) has been cancelled due to weather concerns. Follow @wexfordecho

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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

Saturday point-to-point races at Monksgrange has 97 entries

For the second weekend in succession, Bree Hunt will stage point-to-point races over the picturesque Monksgrange track, at the foot...

Friday, 01/04/16 - 10:53pm Read More

Wexford Entertainment

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 life – getting the chance then to bring to life a new Billy Roche play ‘Of Mornington’ is a privilege...

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Cash rich with EP of soulful song-writing

Niall Cash pictured with his band at the launch of his EP 'Frames Have Cracked' in the Wexford Arts Centre. (l to r)- Darra Doyle, Niall Cash, Conor Lyions, Saoirse Kavanagh, Seany O'Brien, Jake Richardson. Pic: Jim Campbell
20-YEAR-OLD singer-songwriter Niall Cash enjoyed a very successful launch of his first EP ‘Frames Have Cracked’ at the Arts Centre...

Wednesday, 18/05/16 - 10:36am Read More

Ambitious students bring 1916 to life

Carla Fusciardi Wallace plays the tough and strong-willed Mary Redmond in 'Forget Me Knot', a new play by secondary school student Aoife Beaumont Howell.
A GROUP of ambitious secondary school students will take to the stage of Fusion Café Theatre this Friday night with...

Wednesday, 11/05/16 - 2:25pm Read More


Here’s what fans are making of this year’s Indiependence festival

Music Fans tells Irish Examiner’s Dan Linehan what they thought of this year’s three day Indiependence music festival taking place in Mitchelstown,Co, Cork. Follow @wexfordecho

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Your Friday showbiz catch-up, with Anna

Looking for that Friday feeling? Well you’re just in luck, we’ve rounded up three of our top showbiz stories to...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 4:10pm Read More

It’s all eyes on the 73rd Venice Film Festival

By Helen Barlow It remains to be seen whether Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling will be singing and dancing around...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 9:42am Read More

Your Thursday showbiz catch-up, with Anna

Did you also get a mini heart-attack when you stumbled upon the ‘Adele and Garth Brooks to play in Cork’...

Thursday, 28/07/16 - 4:38pm Read More

Cher just accidently tweeted her camera roll and it’s gas

If you’re a member of the Twittersphere you are well aware that Cher is the best person to grace the...

Thursday, 28/07/16 - 1:39pm Read More

National News

No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto jackpot, worth more than €7m. The numbers drawn were 8,10,18,20,28,and 44. The bonus number was 4. More than 54,842 players won prizes in tonight’s draw, including one winner of €131,795. Saturday’s jackpot is...

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12 rescued by Lough Derg Lifeboat after 2 cruisers run aground

People are again being reminded to stay safe on the water, after the Lough Derg Lifeboat rescued 12 people today...

Saturday, 30/07/16 - 8:13pm Read More

Car insurance premiums said to have gone up 70% since 2013

Concerns are being raised about the continued rise in the cost of insuring your car. Insurance companies are said to...

Saturday, 30/07/16 - 5:42pm Read More

Teen raped by step-dad had his two children

A Cork pensioner who raped and sexually abused his step-daughter from when she was 11 years of age, resulting in...

Saturday, 30/07/16 - 5:11pm Read More

National Sport

Brendan Rodgers pleased with Celtic workout despite defeat to Barcelona

Celtic were out-gunned but not out-classed as they fell to a 3-1 defeat to Barcelona in Dublin. The Spanish giants named a strong starting XI that included superstar frontmen Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez. And while the Parkhead outfit were...

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Harrington powers on at the PGA championship with a bogey-free third round

Padraig Harrington kept the Irish flag flying at the PGA Championship on Saturday as he charged onto the leader with...

Saturday, 30/07/16 - 8:47pm Read More

Mayo struggle to make it to quarter-final against Tyrone

Mayo 3-15 Westmeath 1-14 Brendan O’Brien Croke Park Another All-Ireland quarter-final berth booked by Mayo, but the prospect of finally...

Saturday, 30/07/16 - 8:10pm Read More

Cork manager asks Alan Cadogan and Aidan Walsh to stay on squad

Cork manager Peadar Healy has called on the elder statesmen in the panel to remain on in the wake of...

Saturday, 30/07/16 - 7:00pm Read More

Justin Rose: 62 possible on US PGA course that’s ‘there for the taking’

Justin Rose predicted that the first 62 in major championship history was a real possibility after carding a 66 in...

Saturday, 30/07/16 - 6:35pm Read More