National News

Man dies after Skerries 100 road races

A man has died following an incident at the Skerries 100 road races in North County Dublin.Deeply saddened to hear that road racing travelling doctor John Hinds lost his life at Skerries. Always risked his life to save others. RIP.—...

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Thousands attend Greek solidarity protest in Dublin as Greece prepares for polls

Thousands of people are attending an Irish protest in solidarity with the Greeks calling for a no vote in the...

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Man accused of false imprisonment and gun possession

A man has appeared before a special sitting of Ennis District Court charged in connection with false imprisonment and possession...

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Tunisia victim Lorna Carty’s ‘goodness and kindness will always be remembered’

A loving mother-of-two killed in the Tunisia beach massacre will be remembered for her goodness and kindness, her funeral Mass...

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Baltimore drowning victim Niamh O’Connor laid to rest

A young couple who died in a freak accident in West Cork earlier this week were “soul mates” who radiated...

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People with disabilities to speak at anti-abortion rally in Dublin today

Anti-abortion campaigners are holding a rally in Dublin this afternoon.The group behind the gathering says they are concerned about what...

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Dublin protest to show solidarity with Greeks

A protest is being held in solidarity with the Greeks calling for a No vote in the referendum. Demonstrators are...

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses to serious motorway accident

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to a serious road accident on the M9 motorway yesterday evening.The incident occurred on the...

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Search resumes for Barry Davis Ryan off Baltimore coast

The search for the body of 21-year-old Barry Davis Ryan is resuming off the coast of West Cork this morning.He...

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Climate-change protesters to bury their heads in the sand in Dublin

Hundreds of people are expected to bury their heads in the sand in protest at Ireland's position on climate change...

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Wexford News

Noel described as “the best known Irishman in London” laid to rest

The Late Noel Swaine, London and Wexford.
All saints Church, Ballycarney, was overflowing for the Thanksgiving Service for the life of Noel Swaine today, where the congregation heard Very Rev. Leslie Forrest of Ferns describe the Life-President President of the London-Wexford Association as “the best known Irishman...

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‘Poor visibility’ caused fatal Blackstairs plane crash

Wreckage of the Cessna aircraft that crashed on Blackstairs Mountain last month. Pic: Dwane Doran.
A preliminary report into a plane crash on Blackstairs Mountain, which killed two men and two pet dogs on Sunday,...

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Minutes away from Tunisian terror

A WELL-KNOWN Wexford businesswoman was just minutes away from the location of a terrorist attack in Sousse, Tunisia where a...

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Further expansion at Nutricia plant

A PLANNING application lodged by Nutricia Infant Nutrition Ltd. (Danone) for the expansion of their plant at Roxborough, Maudlintown has...

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Irish Pride debt sold but staff still waiting

OVER 120 workers are still in limbo at Taghmon’s Irish Pride plant as news of a prospective buyer for the...

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A sky-high proposal by Kevin!

JACKIE WILSON sang about love taking him higher and higher but one Wexford man gave the classic crooner a run...

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RNLI called to assist yacht

ROSSLARE HARBOUR RNLI had an early morning call-out on Friday when six people made an emergency call after their yacht...

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Ceremony remembers all those lost at sea

Wreath layers and dignatories pictured at the memorial service at the momument in memory of those lost at sea in Kilmore Quay. Pic: Jim Campbell
A LARGE crowd attended the recent Memorial Ceremony at Kilmore Quay Memorial Garden, which is in its 15th year and...

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Tributes to “Champion of the Forgotten Ones”

Presentation was made to Padge Reck, Chairman of the Wexford Memorial Trust at the annual memorial ceremony in the Pauper's Graveyard. Pic: Jim Campbell
THIS YEAR’S Pauper’s Graveyard Annual Patron took on some extra meaning for the volunteers and committee of the Wexford Memorial...

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Enniscorthy knife attacker arrested

  Enniscorthy knife attacker arrested by Louise McCarthy A MAN has been charged following two violent attacks on local women...

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