National News

Young siblings in State care after ‘extreme’ sex abuse allegations against parents

A four-year-old girl and her seven-year-old brother are in State care this evening because of serious sexual abuse allegations against their mother and father.The Child and Family Agency has secured an interim care order after the children's older brother made...

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We have nowhere else to turn, says cash-strapped animal centre

An animal centre in Kildare has said today that it needs to raise at least €8,000 "to simply catch up".The...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 5:35pm Read More

Little hope for change in US immigration law, says Governor

A leading Irish-American politician has said there is little hope of any reform of America's immigration law until at least...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 4:55pm Read More

Court rejects human trafficking claim by cannabis growhouse accused

A Chinese man arrested in a cannabis growhouse in Dublin will stand trial on drug charges after the High Court...

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Megaphone teacher has no regrets

The teacher who used a megaphone to disrupt the Education Minister's address at the ASTI conference said today that he...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 3:58pm Read More

ASTI chief gets death threat which included ‘despicable references’ to his kids

The General Secretary of the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland has condemned the treatment of the Education Minister Ruairi...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 2:37pm Read More

Man arrested in connection with Meath Post Office robbery

A man has been arrested in connection with a post office robbery in Enfield in Co Meath last Friday.The 44-year-old...

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CSO: Four counties above national average for incomes

Dublin is the richest county in Ireland with over €2,000 more disposable income per head than the national average, according...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 12:24pm Read More

Buttimer tells canvassers: ‘Don’t take shortcuts over lawns and shrubbery’

Fine Gael's Cork South Central Deputy, Jerry Buttimer, has advised his party's candidates as the countdown continues to the Local...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 12:16pm Read More

Home security firm to create 230 jobs

Up to 230 new jobs are on the way to 12 locations across the country at home security firm Phonewatch....

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 12:07pm Read More

Wexford News

New housing scheme starts in Kilanerin

Cllr John Hegarty turning the sod for the new sheltered housing development at Kilanerin.
Workers and machinery have moved on to a new development of six sheltered houses in the heart of Kilanerin village. Public representatives and Wexford County Council officials gathered at the site on Friday morning to welcome the development and see...

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Enniscorthy investors lose on Setanta collapse

A NUMBER of prominent local business people have lost a total of almost €1 million in share investments following the...

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Mark Reilly leads Gorey 3 Day Cycle Race into the final stage

Riders passing through Gorey this afternoon in the Gorey 3 Day Cycle Race.
Mark Reilly of Lucan Cycling Club will start the final stage of the Gorey 3 Day Cycle Race with wearing...

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Woman dies in Wexford road accident; Gardaí make arrest

A woman has died in a road accident in Co Wexford.Gardaí are investigating the single-vehicle collision which happened at Harvey...

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Dramatic end to Gorey 3-Day Cycle race Stage

The first stage of the Gorey 3-Day Cycle Race came to a premature end this afternoon when a road traffic...

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Good Friday commemorated in Gorey

Carrying  the cross from St Michael's Church through the streets of Gorey on Good Friday. Pic: Christy Farrell.
The largest number in the seven year history of the event turned out for ‘The Way of the Cross’ Good...

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Two injured in Camolin road crash

Two people were taken to hospital following a road traffic collision involving three cars that occurred on the N11 at...

Friday, 18/04/14 - 3:33pm Read More

Race to raise €200k for charities

Walkers set off  in the Hope & Dream 10. Pic: John Walsh
SUNDAY MORNING’S Hope & Dream 10, its most successful since its inception, is hoped to net over €200,000 for two...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 12:07pm Read More

Brooklyn – It’s a Wrap!

John Crowley (director), Saoirse Ronan and Niamh Devereux (Enniscorthy Echo) pictured at the Brooklyn Thank You Reception in Enniscorthy Castle. Pic: John Walsh
THEY MAY be big names in the acting world, but at Enniscorthy Castle on Wednesday, Saoirse Ronan and Domhnall Gleeson...

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Cllr’s daughter escapes prison

Tina Moorehouse
THE FAMILY of Enniscorthy Councillor Tom Moorehouse has spoken of their relief after his daughter Tina escaped an Australian prison...

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