National News

‘There was literally no food at asylum centre’; Hundreds protest in Limerick

Around 300 people attended a protest in Limerick city to call for the abolishment of direct provision centres which house asylum seekers in this country.Men and women and children are fleeing savage conflicts and wars from far flung corners of...

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NBRU: No contact from minister over Irish Rail dispute

The National Bus and Rail Union says it has had no contact from the new Transport Minister, Paschal Donohoe, about...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 3:14pm Read More

Tests prove negative for Ebola virus in Donegal man

The HSE has confirmed that laboratory test samples for a man who had recently returned from Africa has proved negative...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 1:18pm Read More

Water restrictions affecting 3,300 people lifted in Clare

Drinking water restrictions which affected 3,300 customers in Co Clare have been lifted.The restrictions were imposed in the last month...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 1:03pm Read More

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Post mortem to establish cause of woman’s death in Dublin after month-long coma

It is hoped a post mortem will establish whether or not a woman found in her Dublin flat last month...

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Locals ‘very angry’ to hear from media, and not from HSE, that Ebola may have caused Donegal man’s death

The family of a man who died after he returned home from working in west Africa have said they heard...

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New comet visible to naked eye this weekend

A new comet which has appeared in Irish skies, should be visible to the naked eye as it passes closest...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 10:46am Read More

First residents to move into long-planned Inchicore regeneration project

Dublin's longest planned social housing regeneration project will finally see its first residents this weekend. According to the Irish Times,...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 8:28am Read More

Irish Rail ‘not closing door on talks’ as strike looms; CEO on way home from holiday

Irish Rail has said it will not close the door on talks with unions planning a campaign of industrial action...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 8:04am Read More

Donegal: Man who may have contracted Ebola ‘had been in high spirits since return home’

A man who died in Donegal, and who may have contracted Ebola while working in west Africa, "had been in...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 7:56am Read More

Wexford News

Denis is model student at 70

Denis North. Pic: John Walsh
A NEW Ross man has created his own bit of history by passing his Leaving Certificate maths exam at the age of 70. Denis North, from Brandon Park, studied for the exam in New Ross Vocational College where was attending...

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Two-car crash at Ballygarrett

Gardai are investigating a two-car road traffic collision that occurred at a junction near Peig’s Bar at Ballygarrett just after...

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Residents to oppose Gorey housing development plan

Kilnahue Lane, on the outskirts of Gorey, where residents have concerns about planning for a major housing development.
Almost all residents on Kilnahue Lane, on the outskirts of Gorey, are expected to renew their objections to planning for...

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Kilanerin in the running for All-Ireland ‘Pride of Place’ award

Kilanerin village has been nominated for the 2014 All-Ireland IPB ‘Pride of Place’ awards and over 70 people gathered in...

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Enniscorthy-born poet Anthony Cronin has date at Gorey Library

ANTHONY CRONIN, the Enniscorthy-born poet who will read at Gorey Library.
ANTHONY CRONIN, the Enniscorthy-born poet who will read at Gorey Library. A senior figure in Irish literature, Enniscorthy-born poet, novelist,...

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Green light for new Loreto school

A long and tenuous 16 year battle for a new school building took a giant leap forward last week after...

Monday, 18/08/14 - 9:42am Read More

Road closed due to lorry collision

ROAD CLOSURES are in place on the Duncannon line tonight after two trucks collided at around 7 p.m. It is...

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Night time road closures on N30 at Enniscorthy

Road resurfacing works is taking place all this week on the N30 at Enniscorthy from the Abbey Square Roundabout to...

Friday, 15/08/14 - 10:25am Read More

Catherine bids for Euro glory

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A LOCAL athlete has been included as a member of the eight-strong Irish national team that will contest the Paralympic...

Friday, 15/08/14 - 9:06am Read More

Locals join Palestine rally

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PEOPLE FROM New Ross travelled to Dublin at the weekend to join in a national protest march in support of...

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