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Met Éireann warns of windy weather

Met Éireann has warned of windy weather across 10 counties today.A Status Yellow wind warning for Dublin, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Meath, Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Waterford was issued just after 8am this morning.Northwest to north...

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Man shot in paramilitary-style shooting in Belfast

Police in north Belfast are appealing for information following a shooting incident at a fast food outlet that has left...

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Gardaí appeal for information on missing Navan woman

Gardaí have renewed their appeal for the public's help in finding missing Navan women Elizabeth Clarke.The 25-year-old was last seen...

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Protestors block Varadkar’s car at Limerick hospital

Protestors were removed by Gardaí after they blocked the Minister for Health's car as he arrived at University Hospital Limerick...

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Dublin hospital urges visitors to stay away after flu outbreak

St James's Hospital in Dublin is urging visitors to stay away this weekend after an outbreak of the flu. Management...

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Former sports coach fled to Spain after sex abuse victim came forward

A former sports coach from Dublin has been jailed for three years for sexually abusing two teenage boys and for...

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Police called after Roy Keane ‘incident’ with taxi driver

Police in the UK are investigating an alleged incident involving Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane. The 43-year-old former...

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Court asks surveillance garda to answer question on how many observed suspects

A court has ruled against surveillance gardaí who claimed that revealing the number of officers who observe suspects from cars...

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Pair disappointed with quality of Carrickfergus cannabis decided to grow their own

Two men were so disappointed with the quality of cannabis sold in Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, that they decided to grow...

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Man who claimed €30k in dole had €100k in the bank

An out-of-work chef received almost €30,000 in dole payments after he failed to mention he had €100,000 in the bank,...

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Wexford News

Medical card sent to deceased man

A NEW Ross family have spoken to The Echo of their despair at the plight of a young girl in County Kildare who was denied a medical card, despite having a serious illness, while they themselves received a card for...

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‘People’s Park’ is in doubt

The site in Carcur where the 'People's Park' is proposed to be constructed. This plan is now in doubt due to high remediation costs. Pic: Jim Campbell
THE FUTURE of the long-awaited ‘People’s Park’, which is supposed to be constructed on the old dump site in Carcur,...

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Theatre stalwarts get surprise presentation

TWO VETERANS of the stage were honoured in Campile at the weekend for an association with the local hall and...

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The Chosen Four for top jobs

Padraig O'Gorman will return to Enniscorthy as its District Manager. Pic: John Walsh
FOUR WEXFORD Co. Council officials were congratulated by their colleagues after they received word of promotions within the body on...

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€2m theft accused to stand trial in February

A FORMER Vodafone employee from Wexford, accused of stealing almost €2 million from the company has been sent forward for...

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Lorry jack-knifes on busy, icy road

One lane was closed to traffic at Kyle Cross due to a articulated lorry jackknifing during the icy conditions. Pic: Jim Campbell
DRIVERS WERE urged to take care on the roads as the temperatures plummeted leading to icy conditions last week. Gardai...

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Teachers picket over Junior Cert reform

Notice about the industrial action on the gates of the Presentation Secondary School. Pic: Jim Campbell
NO ONE is opposed to reform – that much is clear after spending a morning on the pickets with teachers...

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National award for Askamore park

Mary Donohoe and Paula Mulroe of Askamore receiving the LAMA Award from P.J. Reilly and Cllr Mags Murray. Pic: Paul Sherwood.
“IT WAS a great win and we had a fabulous time. We were up against stiff opposition from Antrim, Roscommon,...

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Gorey Council support for North Wexford walking trails

Courtown Woods is a popular pathway on the Wexford Walking Trail. Pic: Christy Farrell.
Members of Gorey Municipal District Council have pledged their support for the Wexford Walking Trail, which is due for launch...

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Family carry coffin To the cathedral

Funeral of Michael O'Grady at St. Aidan's Cathedral. Pic: John Walsh
“A SHOW of solidarity” took place during the removal of an elderly man who passed away on Wednesday after a...

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