Bridge name causes tension

The naming of the new bridge (artist impression above) which will form the centre-piece of the New Ross by-pass caused a lot of tension in the local authority chamber this month
THE PROPOSED name of the New Ross by-pass bridge has caused tension in the local authority chamber with one official pointedly addressing a councillor over what he regards as unfair criticism and innuendo. District Director, Eamonn Hore, gave a presentation...

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Sr. Maureen is laid to rest

Sr. Maureen Bailey was laid to rest on Friday (Pic: Mary Browne)
NEW ROSS is in mourning this week following the passing of St. Maureen Bailey, 1 Tower Grove, who passed away peacefully on Wednesday in the New Houghton Hospital. Sr. Maureen was Reqiaum Mass was held on Friday in the Parish...

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Bridge issue hits the airwaves

THE CONTROVERSY over the proposed name for the multi-million Euro bridge that will form the centre-piece of the New Ross...

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History made in schools

Ms Sarah Cullen's class in St Joseph's National School. Pic: Jim Campbell
HISTORY HAS been made in two local national schools after they became mixed schools for the first time. St. Joseph’s...

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Park theft criticised

Pictured above is the cement base in Foulksmills Public Park from which the granite table and benches were taken at the weekend (Pic: Foulksmills Tidy Towns)
THE CATHAORLEACH of New Ross Municipal District Council has condemned the theft of valuable outdoor furniture from the public park...

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School campus to open

The new Edmund Rice Senior School and Catherine McAuley Junior School at Castlemoyle, near Irishtown is nearing completion. Pic: John Walsh
THE BOARD of Management at the new primary school campus nearing completion in New Ross is hopeful it will be...

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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

Heartless theft from scene of fatal crash

Bridge name causes wave of controversy

€500,000 renovation for post office

Flashmob time for school

What a weekend

Whelan looks to year ahead