No plan to reduce library staff

Pictured at the IMPACT meeting in the Brandon House Hotel were Noel Stacey (Branch secretary, Wexford), Orla Carroll (Kilkenny Branch secretary), Bob Cowman (Wexford IMPACT Branch Chairman), Shay Clinton ((Assistant General Secretary IMPACT). Pic: Jim Campbell
LIBRARY STAFF throughout County Wexford were represented in New Ross last week at a special meeting convened to discuss possible strike action over what their union says is a ‘plan to cut costs and services under the guise of extending...

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Drugs haul in New Ross

  GARDAI IN New Ross have seized around €30,000 in illegal drugs following an intensive operation at the weekend. A spokesperson for the force told the New Ross Echo that a number of searches were carried out throughout the town...

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Greenway plan to be submitted

The abandoned railway tunnel at Mountgarrett will be a major attraction on the Red Bridge Greenway inner cycling route around New Ross
PHYSICAL WORK on developing a Greenway walking and cycling route between New Ross and Waterford, along the route of the...

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Fire service wins major award

Pictured (left-to-right) at the recent safety awards were: Fergal McKevitt, NISO Secretary, Aiden Hassett, John Carley, Paul L’Estrange and Amanda Richards – all from Wexford County Council
WEXFORD COUNTY Council’s Fire Services Department has won a south east regional award for its Health and Safety Management System....

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Community in mourning

  PEOPLE THROUGHOUT New Ross are in mourning this week following the passing, on Friday evening, of Michael Sidney, Arch...

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History makers

The sheer delight of victory is etched on the face of Tadhg Furlong and his Irish rugby teammates following the historic victory over the All-Blacks
THE NEW Ross area is celebrating the success of two of its sports stars this week following Ireland’s victory over...

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Magical journey into the unknown

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Fantastic night of theatre

Hook hits the 200,000 mark

Glitz and glamour at gala ball

Three-year old among refugees in container

Memorial ceremony at St. Kearns

Renewed appeal for missing man

Land price is ‘phenomenal’

Bridge name causes tension

Sr. Maureen is laid to rest

Bridge issue hits the airwaves

History made in schools

Park theft criticised