National News

Mourners light 1,000 candles in Glasgow for Karen Buckley

A silent vigil has been held by neighbours of Karen Buckley close to where the Cork student lived. Residents of the Garnethill area of Glasgow gathered to remember the 24-year-old, whose body was found at a farm north of the...

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Govt makes promise on state aid spending

The Government is promising to spend at least 50% of state aid in the world's poorest countries. The Minister for...

Saturday, 18/04/15 - 6:07pm Read More

Two hurt after Dublin gas explosion

Two men have been injured in a gas explosion in South County Dublin.A gas mains is believed to have gone...

Saturday, 18/04/15 - 5:58pm Read More

Higgins: Message of mass non-payment of water bills spreading

Thousands have taken to the streets of Dublin city to bin their water bills.Anti-water charge campaigners are calling for a...

Saturday, 18/04/15 - 4:37pm Read More

Man’s body found in Cavan lake; another recovered from river in Meath

Two bodies have been recovered this afternoon in Cavan and Meath. In Cavan the remains were discovered in Lough Ramor...

Saturday, 18/04/15 - 4:08pm Read More

Gardaí investigate as man’s body found in Cavan lake

Gardaí have confirmed that a body has been found in a lake in County Cavan.The remains are believed to be...

Saturday, 18/04/15 - 3:44pm Read More

Reilly: I have to fight my corner for pre-school scheme

The Minister for Children, James Reilly, says a review of the free pre-school scheme will determine whether a second year...

Saturday, 18/04/15 - 3:32pm Read More

Four, including two children, escape arson attack

Four people, including two children, have escaped unhurt after an arson attack at their County Tyrone home.Police received a report...

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Former Taoiseach Cowen admits mistakes over bank guarantee

Former Taoiseach Brian Cowen has accepted that mistakes were made in the handling of the controversial bank guarantee of 2008.Earlier...

Saturday, 18/04/15 - 2:38pm Read More

Man dies after being pulled from Clare river

By Patrick FlynnA man has died in hospital after he was pulled from a river in Co Clare late yesterday.Members...

Saturday, 18/04/15 - 2:00pm Read More

Wexford News

Apex complex to reopen

New Ross swimming pool closed due to storm damage. Pic: Jim Campbell
THE APEX swimming pool and leisure complex in New Ross will re-open its doors to the public on Wednesday, April 29. The date was revealed by Area Manager, Sinead Casey, at Tuesday’s monthly meeting of New Ross Municipal District Council....

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Limited industrial action has begun at St Aidan’s Day Care Centre

St Aidan's Day Care Centre at Mill Road, Gorey.
Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), the Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA), IMPACT and SIPTU have commenced limited...

Thursday, 16/04/15 - 3:14pm Read More

Homeless mum appeals for help

Sarah Keogh and her family spent the weekend in the camper van in Ferrybank. Pic: Jim Campbell
A HOMELESS mother-of-four has appealed for help to find a house for her and her family after attempts to secure...

Thursday, 16/04/15 - 2:46pm Read More

Fire destroys family home

Marie and Jordan Phillips with Lexy pictured outside the remains of their home. Pic: Jim Campbell
A LOCAL family has been left homeless after a savage fire engulfed their home, destroying everything within but said they...

Thursday, 16/04/15 - 2:43pm Read More

Gorey children’s soccer pitch is plastered with glass

Broken glass found on soccer pitch at The Showgrounds, Gorey. Pic: Christy Farrell.
“We are afraid something bad will happen to the kids,” said a Gorey Rangers FC official after anti-social behaviour reached...

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Kilmuckridge basking in week-long festival succes

Packed auditorium in Kilmuckridge Memorial Hall for the All-Ireland Confined Drama Finals. Pic: Christy Farrell.
Kilmuckridge Memorial Hall has been is accommodating full houses every night for the 63rd All-Ireland Confined Drama Finals which has...

Tuesday, 14/04/15 - 10:21pm Read More

Theatrical launch for John Wyse Jackson’s works of Oscar Wilde

There was a theatrical thread to the launch of John Wyse Jackson’s latest work ‘Best-Loved Oscar Wilde’, with readings and...

Tuesday, 14/04/15 - 9:55pm Read More

Army bomb team deals with device at Ballycanew housing estate

Gardaí sealed off the entrance to Village Gate, Ballycanew, today.
The army bomb disposal unit was called to a housing estate in Ballycanew village today after a suspicious object was...

Tuesday, 14/04/15 - 3:29pm Read More

Eight races, an early start and a big jackpot at Wexford tomorrow

Wexford racecourse where tomorrow's action will get under way at 3.55 p.m.
Wexford races have been granted a jackpot pool of €12,842, carry over from today’s card at Tipperary where the prize...

Thursday, 09/04/15 - 10:16pm Read More

Courtown landmark will be closed and drained for the summer

Courtown Harbour basin will be drained during the summer.
  WORK HAS begun at repairing the 2014 winter storms damage at Courtown Harbour which means a summer of disruption...

Wednesday, 08/04/15 - 4:55pm Read More