Houghton Hospital is not closing

New Haughton hospital New Ross. Photo; Mary Browne
THE HSE has said that the New Houghton Hospital in New Ross is not in danger of closing – despite staff being called into a meeting last week. Concerns about the future of the facility surfaced over the last few...

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Closing concert summed up festival

Rosie Briscoe, Maura Hegarty and Daria Van Den Bercken pictured at the New Ross Piano Festival 'Closing Afternoon Concert' in St. Mary's Church, New Ross. Pic: John Walsh
THE CLOSING concert at this year’s New Ross Piano Festival, whether by chance or design, summed up the overall mood of the event to perfection. The concert featured the Fidelio Trio, Alexei Grynyuk and the duo of Finghin Collins and...

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History is made

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NEW ROSS man, Tadhg Furlong, made history for himself at the weekend when he became the first man ever from...

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Women’s movement behind election bid

Caroline Foxe (right) is pictured with Suzanne Collins, from Women for Election, at the Equip 2015 workshop
IT MIGHT be still almost a year away but the election race is already beginning to step up a gear...

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Conservation plan for Duncannon Fort

Work is now underway of developing a Conservation Plan for Duncannon Fort
A MAJOR conservation plan relating to Duncannon Fort is currently underway. The work is being carried out by Stafford McLoughlin...

Wednesday, 16/09/15 - 11:24am Read More

Film director, Neil, loves Wexford

Film-maker, Neil Elworthy has spoken exclusively to the Echo about his love of Wexford.
AN AWARD-winning film-director has spoken exclusively to the Echo about his interest of county Wexford and why he loves coming...

Thursday, 03/09/15 - 10:50am Read More

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Tadhg creates rugby history

Appeal made for Kiwi’s safe return

Denis is A1 history maker

Amy is cut above the rest

Town shocked by man’s arrest

Cemetery church vandalised

Power plant officially opens

Frankenstein Bolts launch debut video

Walsh accepts referendum outcome

A full cycle wash

Apex opens up again

Historic fort to close

First sod turned at new school site