National News

Two die in Donegal farm accident

Two men in their 50s have died in a farming accident in Co Donegal.The incident happened in the Crossroads area of Killygordan at 6.20pm this evening.The man are understood to have been working on a tractor tyre when it exploded.Emergency...

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HSE overspending by €1.6m every day

The HSE is overspending its budget by almost €1.6m every day.Figures released this evening show an overspend of €432m in...

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SIPTU backs water-charges protests

The country's largest trade union SIPTU has backed protests against water charges, and said it would begin talks with other...

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Woman ‘told her fingers would be chopped off’ in front of young son, court told

A teenager allegedly involved in a burglary where a woman was told her fingers would be chopped off has been...

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ECB: Ireland must be ready for more austerity if targets are missed

The ECB and European Commission has said the Government needs to be ready to impose more austerity measures if needed.Members...

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Sharp rise in number of adults waiting over eight months for hospital procedure

There has been a sharp increase in the number of adults waiting longer than eight months for a hospital procedure.Almost...

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Water meter installer ‘threatened with gun'; firearm later found in river

A man has been arrested in Co Clare after an Irish Water meter installer was threatened with a gun.The man...

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Police release dramatic photo of near-death road crash aftermath

Police in Lisburn have released a photo of the aftermath of a near-fatal road collision in a plea for drivers...

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Verdict of unlawful killing returned at Chada brothers’ inquest

The jury at the inquest into the deaths of brothers Eoghan and Ruairi Chada has returned a verdict of unlawful...

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Workplace absence from common ailments costing Government €55m a year

The Government is missing out on savings of around €55m a year due to its failure to tackle workplace absenteeism.That's...

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Wexford News

Gorey’s commercial rates will be reduced as Council adopts Budget

Cllr Malcolm Byrne, Cathaoirleach, Wexford County Council.
Wexford County Council unanimously adopted its €100 million Budget for 2015. All the members voted for the final agreed package, which will see almost no change in charges but an increase in service provision in some areas, particularly economic development....

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Wexford pays tribute to a friend – racing legend Dessie Hughes

Dessie Hughes was remembered at Wexford races today.
The green racing silks of leading horse jockey-turned-trainer Dessie Hughes, a family photograph and a shoe from his hero horses...

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Public meeting

A PUBLIC meeting is to be held in The Bailey in Enniscorthy on Thursday night at 8 p.m. Organised by...

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No Flood Relief until 2015

Slaney Search & Rescue rescued numerous residents from flats on Templeshannon Quay during the flooding. Pic: John Walsh
EXASPERATED RIVERSIDE homes and business may be facing further days like those experienced over the weekend of flooding as there...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 12:51pm Read More

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Horses put at risk again

Horses which came close to drowning on the Island, despite owners being warned about the weather conditions. Pic: John Walsh
DISASTER WAS averted once again on the river thanks to the help of the WSPCA, Slaney Search and Rescue and...

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Tragic passing of hardworking John

The farm where John Doyle died following an accident in Cooladine in Enniscorthy. Pic: John Walsh
FAMILY AND friends of a man who died following a tragic workplace accident gathered together at Glenbrien Church yesterday (Monday)...

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Water charge protest targets Minister Howlin

A GROUP of 25 protesters from the local Right2Water movement gathered outside of White’s Hotel last Wednesday morning in anticipation...

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Howlin delivers snapshot of economy

WEXFORD MAN Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin expressed his own personal delight at being invited to deliver...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 10:26am Read More

Fifth Wexford Business Expo is “the best yet”

WEXFORD’S GROWING status as a major centre for business and investment received an added boost last week when the fifth...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 10:20am Read More

Twin attack for science event

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TWO PUPILS from Ramsgrange Community School have qualified for the national BT Young Scientists Competition. Ben and Neil Pierce entered...

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