National News

Man charged with major Dublin drug seizure

A man been charged in connection with a major drug seizure in Dublin. The 29-year-old was arrested after €430,000 worth of drugs were discovered on Friday. He is due to appear before Dublin District Court at a later date. A...

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No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto jackpot, worth more than €7m. The numbers drawn were 8,10,18,20,28,and 44. The bonus...

Saturday, 30/07/16 - 9:09pm Read More

12 rescued by Lough Derg Lifeboat after 2 cruisers run aground

People are again being reminded to stay safe on the water, after the Lough Derg Lifeboat rescued 12 people today...

Saturday, 30/07/16 - 8:13pm Read More

Car insurance premiums said to have gone up 70% since 2013

Concerns are being raised about the continued rise in the cost of insuring your car. Insurance companies are said to...

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Teen raped by step-dad had his two children

A Cork pensioner who raped and sexually abused his step-daughter from when she was 11 years of age, resulting in...

Saturday, 30/07/16 - 5:11pm Read More

Three rescued after sailboat ran aground

Three people have been rescued after their sailing yacht ran aground in Co Clare this afternoon, writes Patrick Flynn. The...

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Former Minister of Post and Telegraphs Paddy Lalor has died

Tributes are being paid to former Minister of Post and Telegraphs Paddy Lalor. Mr Lalor also a former MEP and...

Saturday, 30/07/16 - 3:41pm Read More

Six social housing apartments priced at €500,000 each

The State has been quoted a cost of €536,638 for a one-bed apartment to be made available for social housing,...

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Fire in Sligo hotel forces wedding to move

A fire in a Co Sligo hotel has forced the facility to close for the coming weeks. The blaze started...

Saturday, 30/07/16 - 2:02pm Read More

Gardaí renew appeal for man missing from Midlands

Gardaí are renewing their appeals for information following the disappearance of a man from Cavan. Twenty-nine-year-old Stephen Murphy was last...

Saturday, 30/07/16 - 11:52am Read More

Wexford News

Nothing sacred as thieves target church

Galbally Church. Pic: John Walsh
THE PARISH priest at Galbally Church has issued an appeal for the return of a number of precious items after a break-in last week. Heartless thieves broke into the church and stole valuable items such as the tabernacle, monstrance, chalices...

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Discharged from Wexford General Hospital twice, self harm patient killed himself

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A man with serious depression who admitted himself to A&E at Wexford General Hospital, killed himself a day after he...

Thursday, 28/07/16 - 3:09pm Read More

Jury in trial of woman accused of drowning colleague ‘can return majority verdict’

The jurors in the trial of a woman accused of murdering her colleague in Wicklow have been told they can...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 4:02pm Read More

Heartless theft from scene of fatal crash

The theft of the flower pot from the memorial to Lena Doyle has caused much upset for her family
THE MOTHER of a young woman who was tragically killed in an accident on the N25 a couple of miles...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 11:12am Read More

Bridge name causes wave of controversy

THE DECISION by New Ross Municipal District Council to name the state-of-the-art bridge in the New Ross by-pass after JFK’s...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 11:07am Read More

€500,000 renovation for post office

A SPOKESPERSON for An Post has confirmed to the New Ross Echo that work on renovating the post-office in New...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 11:00am Read More

Man guilty of defiling ex-girlfriend’s 13-year-old sister

A Wexford man who had sex with his ex-girlfriend’s 13-year-old sister has been sentenced to three years with the final...

Tuesday, 26/07/16 - 1:44pm Read More

Man who admits Christmas Eve killing now lives with deceased’s widow and child

A man who admitted killing a 42-year-old man on Christmas Eve two years ago is living with the deceased’s widow...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 5:49pm Read More

Vital equipment stolen from child with special needs

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AN APPEAL has gone viral across Facebook in Wexford after a petrol generator which was used for vital medical equipment...

Thursday, 21/07/16 - 4:05pm Read More

Suicide Victims who were discharged too early

Paula Breen
By Tom Mooney (in association with The Mary Raftery Journalism Fund) Paula Breen, a young single mother of a four...

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