National News

Kenny dismisses reports that he planned to sack Shane Ross

The Taoiseach says reports he was prepared to sack Shane Ross are just rumours. Enda Kenny was responding to claims he told party colleagues he’d dismiss the Transport Minister if the Independent Alliance didn’t adhere to collective Cabinet responsibility. A...

Read More

Two teachers’ unions hold rally outside Leinster House

Two teachers’ unions have held a rally outside Leinster House, calling for pay equality for their members. The INTO and...

Thursday, 27/10/16 - 7:13pm Read More

Arlene Foster on ‘gay cake’ case: Commission must stop bias for ‘liberal elite definition of equality’

Northern Ireland’s Equality Commission needs to take a long look at itself and stop favouring the “metropolitan liberal elite definition”...

Thursday, 27/10/16 - 6:34pm Read More

Gardaí investigate theft of hazardous insulation bales from Louth building site

Gardaí are investigating the theft of 20 insulation bales from a building site in County Louth. The bales were taken...

Thursday, 27/10/16 - 6:04pm Read More

TD wants gambling laws updated amid fears criminal gangs using sector to ‘launder money’

Ireland must draw up strict new gambling laws due to fears the sector is being used for money laundering, writes...

Thursday, 27/10/16 - 5:39pm Read More

Court hears man used fleet of ice cream vans as cover for major cocaine business

A mobile ice cream van, which sold ice-lollies and cones to children around parks and sports venues, was being used...

Thursday, 27/10/16 - 6:46pm Read More

Revenue officers seize cigarettes and cannabis in two raids in Dublin

Revenue officers have seized cannabis and cigarettes in two separate raids in Dublin. Officers, with the help of detector dog...

Thursday, 27/10/16 - 4:38pm Read More

Jury finds man guilty of Jason Doogue’s murder

A man has been found guilty of murdering 22-year-old Jason Doogue in Co. Kildare on August 21, 2015. James Lammon...

Thursday, 27/10/16 - 4:41pm Read More

Govt urged to take in 200 unaccompanied migrant children, but it may not be legally possible

The Government will be urged to immediately take in up to 200 unaccompanied migrant children living in the notorious ‘Jungle’...

Thursday, 27/10/16 - 4:54pm Read More

Bombardier has brought its plans to axe 1,000 Belfast jobs forward by a year

More than 1,000 jobs are to be shed at the Bombardier aircraft manufacturer this year in Belfast, a union leader...

Thursday, 27/10/16 - 3:48pm Read More

Wexford News

Man dies in house fire at Clonroche

The house at The Villas, Clonroche, where an elderly man lost his life this morning.
The man in his seventies who died in a fire at his home in Clonroche yesterday morning (Wednesday) has been named as Bobby Rochford. Mr Rochford was a well-known and popular local man who lived all his life in the...

Read More

Chamber President proposes initiative to save jobs

THE PRESIDENT of Wexford Chamber, Karl Fitzpatrick, has called upon the government to immediately introduce measures to help prevent Brexit-related...

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 10:42am Read More

Shock as Wexford’s remaining railway link faces closure

County Wexford could be left with only 10 kilometres of rail operations if proposals by the National Transport Authority to...

Tuesday, 25/10/16 - 12:18pm Read More

A ‘cheap’ place to die

COUNTY WEXFORD may be the cheapest place in Ireland in which to die, according to figures published recently. The Post...

Tuesday, 25/10/16 - 11:32am Read More

Lions Club cares for carers

WEXFORD LIONS club’s third annual ‘Caring for Carers’ weekend took place recently at Ballyvaloo, Blackwater. Carers from counties Dublin, Kildare,...

Tuesday, 25/10/16 - 11:30am Read More

17 jobs created as EuroGiant opens

EuroGiant which opened in The Abbey Centre yesterday. Pic: Jim Campbell
ALMOST EXACTLY a month since SuperValu in the Abbey Centre closed its doors, a new chain opened in its place...

Tuesday, 25/10/16 - 11:06am Read More

Hook hits the 200,000 mark

Visitors to the Hook have topped the 200,000 mark so far this year
HOOK LIGHTHOUSE attracted over 200,000 visitors for the first nine months of this year. A spokesperson for the facility said...

Wednesday, 19/10/16 - 10:44am Read More

Glitz and glamour at gala ball

Colm Duggan, Britney Purcell, Asha Hussein, Dylan Roche and Kody Purcell pictured at the New Ross Slimming World Gala Ball in the Brandon House Hotel. Pic: John Walsh
THERE WAS a palpable buzz of excitement in the Brandon House Hotel recently when the Terrerath Slimming World group celebrated...

Wednesday, 19/10/16 - 10:42am Read More

Three-year old among refugees in container

FIVE REFUGEES, believed to be from the Middle East, were discovered inside a container delivered to a local transport company...

Wednesday, 19/10/16 - 10:38am Read More

€500k extension unveiled at Enniscorthy CBS

Carmel Considine unveiling a plaque with principal John Ryan to mark the official opening of the new extention to St. Mary's CBS, Enniscorthy. Pic: John Walsh
IT WAS the dawning of a new era at Enniscorthy CBS on Friday as a new state of the art...

Tuesday, 18/10/16 - 3:08pm Read More