National News

Egypt allows Chairperson of Oireachtas committee to visit Ibrahim Halawa

The Chairperson of the Oireachtas Foreign Affairs Committee, Pat Breen, is to visit Ibrahim Halawa. The Dublin teenager has been imprisoned in Cairo for almost two years after he was arrested during protests in the Egyptian capital in August 2013....

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Three arrested after high-speed chase in Dublin

Three men have been arrested after Gardaí pursued a car in south Dublin this afternoon.Gardaí had been called to a...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 6:17pm Read More

Two prisoners on Cloverhill Prison roof; inmate stabbed and broken goalposts used in riot

Two prisoners remain on a jail roof after a protest saw at least one inmate stabbed.The violence broke out in...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 6:07pm Read More

Mary Harney ‘regrets mistakes’ over financial crisis

Former Tánaiste Mary Harney would not rule out another cataclysmic financial crisis striking Ireland, she has told the Banking Inquiry....

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 5:53pm Read More

Court hears pensioner told gardaí: ‘I didn’t feel bad’ for grooming boy for sex sessions

A pensioner who groomed a 10-year-old boy for sex sessions at his home in Limerick told Gardaí: "I didn't feel...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 5:20pm Read More

Number of prisoners injured after roof-top protest at Cloverhill

A number of prisoners have been taken to hospital following a protest at Cloverhill Prison in Dublin.Two prisoners got on...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 5:01pm Read More

Gormley: Bankers hid insolvency issue in run-up to guarantee

The former leader of the Green party John Gormley says it is his firm belief that some bankers hid the...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 4:35pm Read More

Limerick City film studio gets the go-ahead

The chief executive of Limerick City and County Council says up to 750 jobs could be created at a new...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 3:54pm Read More

NI Ombudsman rules use of taser on suicidal man was lawful

The use of a Taser on a suicidal man was lawful and proportionate, the North's police watchdog has found.The Northern...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 3:25pm Read More

Homes evacuated after pipe bomb found in Belfast

A viable pipe bomb has been discovered in north Belfast.Homes were evacuated and roads closed after the suspect device was...

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Wexford News

Elderly woman dies in Gorey road crash

  An elderly woman has died after her car was in collision with a truck at Ballyloughan, Arklow Road, north of Gorey. Emergency services rushed to the scene at 3.20 p.m. and the sole occupant of the car was pronounced...

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Mother faces eviction

Tammy Iannetta pictured in one of the bedrooms at Cathedral Street, Enniscorthy. Pic: John Walsh
Enniscorthy woman faces eviction after 35 years by Louise McCarthy AN ENNISCORTHY woman who ran a takeaway in Enniscorthy for...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 11:32am Read More

Amy is cut above the rest

10 year old Amy Deverux pictured after having her hair cut in aid of Repunzal at Anna Furlong Hairdressing in New Ross. Pic: Jim Campbell
A YOUNG girl from Enniscorthy has shown she has a heart of gold after cutting more than 14 inches off...

Wednesday, 22/07/15 - 2:14pm Read More

Town shocked by man’s arrest

PEOPLE THROUGHOUT New Ross were shocked to learn of the arrest of a man from the town in relation to...

Wednesday, 22/07/15 - 2:11pm Read More

Crash probe after pensioner dies

by Louise McCarthy THE communities of Caim and Courtnacuddy are united in mourning following the sudden death of a well-known...

Tuesday, 21/07/15 - 1:29pm Read More

Ron’s new boat ‘Florence’ is launched at Rosslare Harbour

Ron O'Rourke tries out his new boat 'Florence' before she is conveyed to Rosslare Harbour for launch. Pic: Rosslare Maritime.
History was made at Rosslare Harbour on Saturday with the launch of a new boat ‘Florence’ took place at the...

Sunday, 19/07/15 - 1:08am Read More

Woman dead in Caim road collision

A female pensioner, in her early 70s, has died in a road traffic collision after the car she was travelling...

Saturday, 18/07/15 - 11:47pm Read More

Liam Twomey will not be standing in the next General Election

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General Election candidate Dr. Liam Twomey TD pictured at the Fine Gael Convention in the Talbot Hotel on Sunday evening. Photo: Jim Campbell.
Fine Gael TD for Wexford and Chair of the Oireachtas Finance Committee, Liam Twomey, has announced that he will not...

Friday, 17/07/15 - 4:13pm Read More

Colleen could be the next Miss Ireland

Local girl Colleen O'Reilly (Ballycanew) has made it all the way to the Miss Ireland finals as Miss Dublin West 2015. Pic: Christy Farrell
A YOUNG Ballycanew lady who is building a busy career for herself in the world of modelling and likes to...

Tuesday, 14/07/15 - 5:42pm Read More

Gorey moves closer to Dublin!

The new Rathnew-Arklow M11 motorway  has been opened to traffic.
  Ninety kilometres of motorway and dual carriageway now exists between Gorey and Dublin and this progressive development has been...

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