National News

Belfast shooting victim named as prominent dissident

A prominent dissident republican has been gunned down in broad daylight in the North.Tommy Crossan was shot dead in the grounds of an industrial complex in West Belfast, in full view of surrounding houses, a local representative said.A priest attended...

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Man shot dead in west Belfast

A man has been shot dead in the North today.The attack happened near the Peter Pan centre in Springfield Road,...

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Gardaí arrest man after vehicle searches reveal cocaine and illegal tablets

A man was stopped and arrested in the Ballymun area earlier today by gardaí investigating the sale and supply of...

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Paragliders collide near Wicklow heritage centre

Two people have crashed into each other while paragliding in Co Wicklow this afternoon.The incident took place at Glencree Heritage...

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Gardaí search for missing Finglas man

Gardaí are seeking the public's help in finding 20-year-old Glen Murphy (also known as Glen Mc Nally) from Finglas, Dublin...

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Almost 2,000 held for drink-driving this year

Almost 2,000 suspected drink-drivers have been arrested this year, gardaí said.Officers are planning a series of checkpoints across Ireland this...

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Two in custody after high-speed Cork chase; Garda in hospital

By Ann Murphy, Evening Echo. Pictures by Jim CoughlanTwo men are in custody after a high speed chase in which...

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Four-year-old boy dies after crash; Brother and mother still in hospital

A four-year-old boy who was seriously injured in a crash in Co Laois last night has died in hospital. He...

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Stolen vehicle rammed garda van in Cork city centre before high-speed chase

A motorcycle Garda has been injured and a Garda van has been rammed in the course of a chase in...

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Hopes that some of 25 at-risk Healys Blue Bin jobs can be saved

It is hoped that some of the 25 jobs at a waste management firm in Cork will be saved.Workers at...

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Wexford News

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 Baylands, near Camolin, on Thursday evening. Their injuries were reported as “not serious.” The incident occurred as a car turning...

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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...

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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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Kilmuckridge are All Ireland Drama Champions for the first time

Kilmuckridge is a community in celebration after the local drama group scored an emphatic first All-Ireland Drama festival success in...

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It all started on The Late Late Show for Luan Parle

LUAN PARLE. Pic by Christy Farrell, The Gorey Echo.
  When you launch your career at the age of 12 on ‘The Late Late Toy Show’, then hosted by...

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Schools board splits

THE BOARD of Management of Davidstown National School has collapsed after four of its eight members resigned with immediate effect....

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Our shark goes viral

RESPONSES TO last week’s story about the arrival of a Great White Shark to Hook Head have been coming in...

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Opera Oscar for Wexford

Cristina strikes gold Wexford Festival Opera received a major international award for Best Re-Discovered work for their 2013 critically acclaimed production of Cristina,...

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Bunclody outside Wexford boundary?

LOCAL ELECTION candidate Barbara Anne Murphy hit out, at her party launch at the weekend, at a ‘Welcome to Wexford’...

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