Music festival makes waves

Anthony O'Flynn, Pauline McGann, Irene O'Leary, Rebecca Doyle, Robert Gerard, Oonagh Heffernan, Pat Kent and Orla Doyle pictured at the launch of the Waves Music Festival in Loftus Hall. Pic: John Walsh
A NEW music festival has been officially launched in Wexford. The Waves Music Festival will take place on August 18 and will feature Irish country star, Nathan Carter, as the headline act. He will be joined on the day by...

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Sister councils unite

Wexford County Council has endorsed the combined Three Sisters European Capital of Culture 2020 bid
THE LOCAL authorities in counties Wexford, Waterford and Kilkenny have unanimously endorsed their combined ‘Three Sisters’ bid to win the title of European Capital of Culture (ECoC) 2020. The respective County Councils have adopted a Regional Cultural Strategy which they...

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End of an era

The C&C owned Finche's plant in New Ross will close its doors for good on Tuesday (Pic: Jim Campbell)
AN END of an era is how workers at the local Finches plant in New Ross described last Friday when...

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Local businessman caught in bomb scare

Mick Conway, from MCV Sports Print & Design, in New Ross, was among those who were evacuated from Old Trafford ahead of last weeks cancelled clash between Manchester United and Bournemouth.
A WELL known New Ross businessman was one of thousands of Manchester United fans caught up in a bomb scare...

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Drugs recovered in town search

NEW ROSS Gardai have recovered around €1,000 worth of illegal drugs from an apartment in the town. The drugs were...

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RNLI assists stricken pleasure craft

Fethard RNLI was called into action at the weekend to come to the assistance of two people onboard a pleasure craft (Pic: Courtesy of RNLI)
THE MEMBERS of Fethard RNLI were called into action over the weekend after a pleasure craft, with two people onboard,...

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Businessman found guilty of theft

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Tesco store evacuated

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Major investment in Clonroche

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Abuse victims settle claims

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