Wexford News

Liquidator hopes buyer will be found for titles in Wexford Echo group

A provisional liquidator has been appointed by the High Court to the publisher of four weekly newspapers and associated websites in county Wexford. The court was told the provisional liquidator Mr Kieran Wallace will keep the Wexford Echo, Gorey Echo,...

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Major County Council enforcement operation in North Wexford

  Lively activity on the Moneygarrow Road, at a waste distribution centre at Killowen, near Inch, on Monday resulted as...

Tuesday, 27/06/17 - 11:48pm Read More

Wexford in full Bloom as groups awarded

SUCCESS BLOOMED for local participants at Ireland’s largest garden festival recently, with the County Wexford Garden & Flower Club awarded...

Tuesday, 27/06/17 - 12:36pm Read More

Over €45,000 raised for Pieta House

A STAGGERING €45, 595.90 was raised for suicide and self-harm prevention charity Pieta House through the first Darkness Into Light...

Tuesday, 27/06/17 - 12:32pm Read More

Wexford Sport

Feile Parade in Gorey on Friday evening

Local organisers are calling on the people of Gorey and district to come out and support the Feile Parade through the Main Street on Friday, starting about 7.30 pm. About 36 under 14 hurling and camogie teams will parade from...

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Wexford races to start earlier

Today’s racing at Bettyville Park, Wexford, has been extended to an eight-race card and the first event is now off...

Wednesday, 07/06/17 - 12:16am Read More

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

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

This is why Body Coach Joe Wicks warns against quick-fix ‘beach body’ diets

Social media health pro Joe Wicks has urged people to stay healthy and avoid “beach body” crash diets in the lead-up to the summer holidays. The Body Coach gave his top tips for staying lean during swimsuit season as he...

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Darren Kennedy to co-host Xposé

Darren Kennedy is to co-host Xposé this week as part of the show’s summer series of guest presenters. Darren is...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 10:50am Read More

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them sequel starts filming

The sequel to JK Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them has begun filming  – with British rising star...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 10:20am Read More

Gig Review: Kings of Leon, 3Arena, Dublin

Kings of Leon’s shaggy, old-school rock has turned out to be surprisingly durable. In the 13 years since their debut...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 2:00pm Read More

Paul McCartney: Pre-show drinking made me forget the words

Singer Paul McCartney has told how he has stopped drinking before performances because the habit made him forget his words...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 1:30pm Read More

National News

Man jailed for sexually assaulting 66-year-old neighbour in Cork

A man has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison for sexually assaulting his 66-year-old neighbour in Cork. The 51-year-old accused, who is originally from Limerick, put a cushion over his victim’s mouth. The Judge said the...

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Concerns over safety of cyclists once new Luas Cross City line is in use

There are concerns about the safety of cyclists once the new Luas Cross City line is operating in Dublin. The...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:50am Read More

DPP wins appeal over sentence of man who attempted to bring €440m of cocaine through Cork coast

The DPP has won an appeal on a point of law over an Appeal Court decision which led to the...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:40am Read More

Ireland must seriously consider ‘Irexit’ from EU, UK think tank says

Ireland should give “serious consideration” to following Britain out of the EU, a right-leaning UK think tank said. The Republic...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:30am Read More

National Sport

Here’s the view from the queue as tennis fans line up for Wimbledon 2017

July is here and tennis fans everywhere have flocked to the central shrine of their sport: the queues outside Wimbledon. Thousands of fans braved the overnight chill and hunkered down in sleeping bags and tents over the weekend, hopeful of...

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Kilkenny to meet Waterford as hurling and football draws made

The draw for the next round of hurling and football All-Ireland qualifiers were announced this morning. In the hurling, the...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 9:00am Read More

Alun Wyn Jones ready for more intense clash with All Blacks in decider

Alun Wyn Jones believes the intensity will “go up again” when the British and Irish Lions target Test series glory...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 11:00pm Read More

Ten-man Sligo earn points to move them out of drop zone

Sligo Rovers captain John Russell had an eventful game at the Showgrounds against Shamrock Rovers this evening. He scored the...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 9:50pm Read More

Germany win Confederations Cup for first time after Chile waste host of chances

Chile 0 Germany 1 Lars Stindl struck the only goal as Germany beat Chile 1-0 to win the Confederations Cup...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 9:30pm Read More