Hook hits the 200,000 mark

Visitors to the Hook have topped the 200,000 mark so far this year
HOOK LIGHTHOUSE attracted over 200,000 visitors for the first nine months of this year. A spokesperson for the facility said everyone involved with the lighthouse is delighted with the news which was contained in an independent report from data compiled...

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Glitz and glamour at gala ball

Colm Duggan, Britney Purcell, Asha Hussein, Dylan Roche and Kody Purcell pictured at the New Ross Slimming World Gala Ball in the Brandon House Hotel. Pic: John Walsh
THERE WAS a palpable buzz of excitement in the Brandon House Hotel recently when the Terrerath Slimming World group celebrated its first anniversary with a Gala Ball. The members of the group have lost a staggering 868 stone 5lbs over...

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Three-year old among refugees in container

FIVE REFUGEES, believed to be from the Middle East, were discovered inside a container delivered to a local transport company...

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Memorial ceremony at St. Kearns

Pictured above are the survivors of the 1920 explosion at St. Kearns – following their release from prison
THE ANNUAL commemoration ceremony at the monument in St. Kearns will take place on Sunday, October 16, at 2 p.m....

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Renewed appeal for missing man

Gardai in Portarlington have appealed for information relating to the whereabouts of Tony Egan who has strong connections with New Ross
GARDAI IN County Laois have renewed their appeal for help locating a man with strong New Ross connections who has...

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Land price is ‘phenomenal’

A farm in Bannow sold at auction for €655,000 last weekend
A FARM holding in Bannow was sold for a phenomenal price at auction last weekend, according to the auctioneer involved...

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More Brendan Keane

Bridge name causes tension

More Brendan Keane

Sr. Maureen is laid to rest

Bridge issue hits the airwaves

History made in schools

Park theft criticised

School campus to open

Caoimhe gets three-in-a-row

Men’s shed barbecue success

Greenway for 2017

Lucky escape!

Crowds flock to sand-sculpting festival

Fethard RNLI in dramatic rescue


Roisin set for Athenaeum