Wexford News

Shop Owner (76) beaten after theft of jewellery

AN ELDERLY man’s jaw was broken in a vicious assault which occurred in his jewellery shop in Enniscorthy on Wednesday, days after he reported a serious theft to Gardai. Well known businessman Mr. Jim Kinsella (76) was attacked by a...

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Major meeting to address Gorey commercial rates on Wednesday

Following on from an informative meeting of local business people last week, a major meeting to address commercial rates in...

Wednesday, 16/07/14 - 12:46pm Read More

Ex-Vodafone Ireland executive charged with stealing almost €2m from company

A 40-year-old Wexford man, who is a former senior executive at Vodafone Ireland, is to stand trial charged with stealing...

Tuesday, 15/07/14 - 3:26pm Read More

Germany joy in the World Cup shared in Gorey GAA clubhouse

German students in excitement mood as they cheer on their country in last Sunday evening's World Cup Final.
Forty-two excited native Germany enthusiasts will always remember where they were when Mario Gotze scored the only goal of the...

Monday, 14/07/14 - 11:57pm Read More

Wexford Sport

Thirty-three Wexford clubs share €1.26 million in sports grants

Thirty-three Wexford sports clubs will benefit from this year’s Sports Capital Programme to a total of €1.26 million, following an announcement by the Minister for Sport, Michael Ring, TD, last Friday. €40.5 million in new funding will go to 88o...

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Donoher secures smash-and-grab win for Laois

Laois 0-18 Wexford 0-17 Niall Donoher was the hero as Laois hit Wexford with a smash-and-grab raid in a hugely...

Sunday, 06/07/14 - 3:50pm Read More

Dubs ease past Wexford into final

Dublin 2-25 Wexford 1-12Dublin produced a convincing second-half display to brush Wexford aside as goals from Cormac Costello and Paul...

Sunday, 29/06/14 - 6:14pm Read More

Wexford Entertainment

Cameras roll on Colfer film

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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

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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

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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

Entertainment

Efron named ‘hottest hunk’

Hollywood star Zac Efron has been named the "hottest hunk" of 2014 - ousting Tom Daley, who took top spot in the Heat magazine poll last year.The 26-year-old High School Musical actor, who has said he is getting therapy to...

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Neighbours call police on Bieber four times over weekend

The police were reportedly called to Justin Bieber's apartment four times over the weekend.The 'Believe' hitmaker was paid a visit...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 7:03am Read More

Downey Jr tops Hollywood pay scale for second consecutive year

Robert Downey Jr has been named Hollywood's highest paid actor for the second year running.The 49-year-old star - who earned...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 6:21am Read More

Cowell rejects Tulisa trial ‘gay’ claims

Lawyers for Simon Cowell today said claims about the media mogul's private life made during the collapsed trial of Tulisa...

Monday, 21/07/14 - 6:28pm Read More

Vin Diesel: Fast 7 was the hardest movie I’ve ever made

Vin Diesel says 'Fast & Furious 7' was the "hardest movie" he's ever made. Filming has now wrapped for the...

Monday, 21/07/14 - 5:44pm Read More

National News

Buttimer: Reilly ‘the gardener that planted the flowers which will bloom’

The chairman of the Health Committee says he believes history will be kind to the former Health Minister James Reilly.Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer says new Health Minister Leo Varadkar will bring something different to the role and he looks...

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Sixty jobs announced for Cork and Laois

An online security company has announced plans to take on 40 more staff in Co. Cork.Alien Vault is to establish...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 6:43am Read More

Flannery: FG destined to share power with FF

A senior former Fine Gael strategist says it is the party's "destiny" to end up in government with Fianna Fáil.Frank...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 6:37am Read More

Bad weather hampers search efforts for missing Irishman in Australia

Treacherous weather conditions in Byron Bay are hampering efforts to find a missing Irishman in Australia.19-year-old Stuart Butler from Dublin...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 6:27am Read More

National Sport

Rooney impressed with van Gaal

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has not been in his position for a week, but he has already made a good impression on Wayne Rooney.Van Gaal will take charge of his first game as United boss on Wednesday when...

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‘What are you going to do, blow it out?’; Sunday Game panellists back O’Gara over alleged bite

By Peter O'DwyerFormer inter-county stars Tomás O'Sé, Owen Mulligan and Dermot Earley have come out in support of Dublin footballer...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 6:52am Read More

Fantastic Irish U19’s women secure European Championship semi-final spot

Republic of Ireland 2 Sweden 1The Republic of Ireland Women's Under 19's secured a third straight win in the UEFA...

Monday, 21/07/14 - 9:23pm Read More

Macklin targets WBC title shot

Irish favourite Matthew Macklin will hope to secure a fourth shot at a world title when he takes on Jorge...

Monday, 21/07/14 - 7:07pm Read More

Insane Messi tattoo nets superfan chance to meet his hero

Football fans getting tattoos is nothing new, but one young Argentine took it to another level by getting Lionel Messi's...

Monday, 21/07/14 - 4:39pm Read More