National News

Gardaí charge pair arrested in connection with Tullow death

Gardaí investigating yesterday's killing of a man in Tullow have this evening charged two men, , with an offence in connection with the homicide.The pair, aged in their early 30s and early 50s respectively, will appear before Carlow District Court...

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Tánaiste hits out at ‘extraordinarily expensive’ cost of funerals

Tánaiste Joan Burton has tonight criticised the high cost of funerals.She insisted that something needs to be done to help...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 11:06pm Read More

Government considering compensation for residents with supply of undrinkable water

Residents whose water is unfit for human consumption may be in line for reductions on their bills. Environment Minister Alan...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 10:58pm Read More

Single ticket wins €4.8m Lotto jackpot

There was one winner of tonight's €4,871,046 Lotto jackpot.The winning ticket was sold in the North West.There were no winners...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 10:19pm Read More

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Dáil row over contaminated water bills

Tens of thousands of people face the "monstrous" predicament of having to pay bills for water which is contaminated, Enda...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 7:50pm Read More

KLM flight forced into precautionary landing at Shannon

A KLM flight carrying hundreds of passengers was forced to make a precautionary landing at Shannon airport this morning.The plane...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 7:01pm Read More

By-elections set for October 10 date

The government has officially called the by-elections to fill two empty seats in the Dáil.The writs to fill the seats...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 6:20pm Read More

Report sees weekend-only prison proposed

Many criminals could be imprisoned on weekends only, under new plans to overhaul Ireland's overcrowded prisons.Proposals drawn up for the...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 6:03pm Read More

Shatter calls on head of GSOC to resign

The former Justice Minister Alan Shatter has called on the head of the Garda Ombudsman Simon O'Brien to resign.Deputy Shatter...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 6:02pm Read More

Tributes for forensic archaeologist who helped find North’s Disappeared

Tributes have been paid to the top archeologist who helped bring closure to the anguished families of the North's Disappeared.John...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 5:40pm Read More

Wexford News

Crisis in 999 service

Signing the petition for a better ambulance service in the Gorey district on the Main Street. Pic: Christy Farrell.
Ambulance cover in North Wexford is at crisis point and calls for 24/7 cover has intensified throughout the community after a woman fell into a coma while awaiting the arrival of an ambulance, which took almost three hours and had...

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Road repairs at Hollyfort

Wexford County Council crews have begun to reinstate the road in Hollyfort, and there are now two crews who will...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 11:40pm Read More

Missing teenager ‘not abducted’ say gardaí

Gardaí have cancelled the Child Rescue Ireland (CRI) Alert for teenager Sait Canbullu. "From our extensive enquiries we are now...

Sunday, 14/09/14 - 2:18pm Read More

Countrywide search underway for boy abducted in Wexford

Gardaí say they are very concerned for the safety of a 15-year-old boy who was abducted in Wexford this afternoon.A...

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Cycle Awareness Campaign video will shoot at Enniscorthy

Wexford County Council’s Cycling Officer is helping to promote an awareness of cyclists and educate motorists on why cyclists navigate...

Friday, 12/09/14 - 10:59pm Read More

Gorey is ready to Party in Pink in Ireland’s first music festival

Traders in Esmonde Street, Gorey, dressed in pink to promote next Sunday's Party in Pink which will raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society - Action Breast Cancer Awareness.
Pink is the colour you’ll find everywhere in Gorey next Sunday, September 14th, there will be music too… and an...

Tuesday, 09/09/14 - 10:29pm Read More

Harriers denied

AN APPEAL taken with An Bord Pleanala against Faythe Harriers GAA Club’s proposal to build a new clubhouse at the...

Tuesday, 09/09/14 - 4:20pm Read More

Opera board to lose four

THERE WILL be four vacancies at the upcoming Opera Festival Trust Annual General Meeting as The Echo can reveal that...

Tuesday, 09/09/14 - 4:11pm Read More

Lifeline for St. Senan’s

A LIFELINE has been thrown to one of Wexford’s most iconic buildings with the decision by An Taisce – the...

Tuesday, 09/09/14 - 3:53pm Read More

Cold shoulder for Chief Whip!

GOVERNMENT CHIEF Whip Paul Kehoe became the first local TD to take the Ice Bucket Challenge while on a family...

Tuesday, 09/09/14 - 3:45pm Read More