National News

Beagle puppy stuck down Cork mine shaft; three siblings rescued

Efforts are expected to resume soon in Cork to rescue a beagle puppy that fell down a mine shaft.The puppy and three others fell an estimated 80 feet down the shaft of an old bauxite mine in the incident near...

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Lonely Planet: ‘Ireland should be on everyone’s must-visit list’

Ireland has been named one of the top countries to visit next year thanks in part to the success of...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 7:16am Read More

North votes to ban paying for sex

Paying for sex is to be banned in the North after Stormont Assembly members backed the move in a landmark...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 7:13am Read More

Firearm discharged from house in Co Cork

A near seven-hour armed siege has ended peacefully after an 89-year-old man walked out of his home, after a shot...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 9:27pm Read More

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Mairia Cahill: Someone else will come forward to prove SF cover-up

Mairia Cahill says she is convinced that other victims of abuse will come forward and discredit Sinn Fein's assertions that...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 7:27pm Read More

Weather warnings in effect tonight with strong winds and heavy rain

Ireland is facing into some heavy rain tonight as Ireland experiences the tail end of Hurricance Gonzalo.The storm has already...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 6:54pm Read More

Public sector hiring 550 entry and graduate level jobs

Recruitment is underway to fill over 550 jobs in the public sector.The positions are at entry and graduate level -...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 6:33pm Read More

Minister: Incident at British nuclear plant could result in food industry hit to Ireland

Ireland could take an economic hit if there is an accident at a new nuclear power plant in England, according...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 6:12pm Read More

Eircom service restored to 50,000 in Cork

Eircom says service has now been fully restored after an outage earlier today. Around 50,000 telephone customers and a few...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 5:59pm Read More

Bank worker who stole €100k to fund gambling addiction spared jail term

A young bank worker who stole €100,000 from a Kildare branch of AIB has been spared a jail term.Conor Egan...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 5:50pm Read More

Wexford News

Brains behind online Irish History course Visit Wexford Library

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Learners from all over the county met the brains behind the Trinity College Massive Open On-Line Course ‘Irish Lives in War and Revolution 1912-1923’ in Wexford Town Library last Saturday. Running throughout September and October, 18,000 students worldwide signed up...

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Wonder woman walks unhurt from horror motorway crash

A female driver had a miraculous escape from injury this afternoon when her car struck the left hand barrier and...

Tuesday, 14/10/14 - 8:35pm Read More

Gardaí search for missing teenager

Gardaí have asked the public to help find missing teenager Andrea Kavanagh.The 15-year-old has been missing from Enniscorthy, Co Wexford,...

Monday, 13/10/14 - 7:31pm Read More

Appeal for missing Enniscorthy teen

GARDAI AT Enniscorthy Garda Station are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 15 year old Andrea Kavanagh, missing...

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Man rescued after fall from Rosslare ferry

A man has been rescued after falling overboard from a ferry off Rosslare in Co Wexford.It happened at around 6.20pm...

Sunday, 12/10/14 - 9:20pm Read More

Over 20,000 homes without a power supply tonight

Due to the adverse weather conditions there are currently 20,000 electricity customers in the south of the country without power...

Wednesday, 08/10/14 - 10:51pm Read More

Ian rescues suicide from the harbour

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A WEXFORD man is being hailed a hero after he saved a late night jumper from drowning in Wexford Harbour. But...

Wednesday, 08/10/14 - 10:09am Read More

Ballymoney charity shop hit by thieves

The Village Coffee Shop at Ballymoney where a break-in occurred. Pic: Christy Farrell.
Gardaí at Courtown Harbour are investigating a break-in to the Village Coffee Shop at Ballymoney which was first noticed early...

Tuesday, 07/10/14 - 8:12pm Read More

Civic Funeral for former Mayor of Wexford Tommy Carr

Tommy Carr’s good name was synonymous with The Labour Party and the trade union movement, but an entire community fell...

Tuesday, 07/10/14 - 8:11pm Read More

15 new jobs and €1.6 million investment at Riverside Park Hotel

Jim Maher (General Manager) and staff in a happy mood at the Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy. Pic: Christy Farrell.
A €1.6 million investment in a new conference and banqueting suite and an additional 20 luxurious guest bedrooms at the...

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