First humpbacks spotted off Hook Head

The Hook Lighthouse provided the perfect backdrop for whale-watching at the weekend (Pic: Myles Carroll)
THE FIRST humpback whale to be spotted off the coast this year appeared in the water near Hook Head at the weekend. On Saturday, the ‘Rebecca C’, under skipper, Martin Colfer, took a group of whale watching enthusiasts out from...

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Jobs loss shock for New Ross

Sad news as C&C Gleeson in Butlersland, New Ross announced it was to be closed. Pic: Jim Campbell
THERE HAS been widespread shock throughout New Ross in the wake of the news the drinks manufacturer, C&C, is to close its plant in the town as part of a group reshuffling move. Crunch meetings are due to take place...

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Message in a bottle

Cian and Tiarnan O’Grady pictured with the bottle and message they discovered washed in on the beach at Cullenstown
TWO WEXFORD teenagers made a remarkable discovery on a local beach last week when they found a message in a...

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Absolute nightmare

Flooding on the main street in Graiguenamanagh. Pic: Jim Campbell
BUSINESS OWNERS across the south east are counting the cost of Storm Frank this week after it wreaked havoc with...

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Hospital extension work to begin

Pictured at the signing of contracts for the alterations and extension to the New Ross Community Hospital were Jim Collins (Vice Chairman Board), Adam Hall (Adam Hall Architecture), Owen Leacy (Mythen Construction), Alan Morrissey (Project manager). Front- Laura Collins (Director of Nursing), Maurice Mythen (Mythen Construction), Frances Ryan (Chairman Board). Pic: Jim Campbell
WORK ON building an extension to New Ross Community Hospital will begin this week. Contracts for the project, which will...

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Fatal crash

Flowers at the scene at Camblin, New Ross, where the late Judy Waters was fatally injured in a car accident on St. Stephen's Day. (Pic: Jim Campbell)
A YOUNG mother of infant twins has died following a single vehicle crash on the outskirts of New Ross. Judy...

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Christmas lights turned on

Bomb squad called to beach

Has New Ross been shafted?

Houghton Hospital is not closing

Closing concert summed up festival

History is made

Women’s movement behind election bid

Conservation plan for Duncannon Fort

Film director, Neil, loves Wexford

Family has very luck escape

Tadhg creates rugby history

Appeal made for Kiwi’s safe return