National News

Gardaí search for Kildare woman missing for two days

A 49-year-old woman has gone missing from her home in Co. Kildare. Ainne Poynton was last seen at around 8pm on Wednesday evening in the Kilcock area. She is described as being around five feet three inches tall with blonde...

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Hospital support staff call off imminent strike

Hospital support staff who were due to go on strike on Monday have called it off after an agreement was...

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Sister ‘gave me a heart attack’ when she told me of our €500k EuroMillions winnings

Two sisters who bought their ticket on a shopping spree in Limerick city have collected their €500,000 prize won in...

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Motorway checkpoint nets €250k of cannabis during search of car by Gardaí

Gardaí have seized more than a quarter of a million euro worth of Cannabis herb at a checkpoint in Co....

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Siptu tells Bus Éireann drivers ‘to prepare for protracted strike action’

Siptu has told its members in Bus Éireann today to prepare for protracted strike action. The union has called on...

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More than 50 residents protest outside 18-year-old rapist’s home

A 18-year-old convicted rapist has been publicly vilified in a midlands town by local residents. The young man, who was...

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Gardaí intercept consignment of cannabis and arrest man in organised crime probe

Gardaí investigating organised crime in Dublin have seized around €180,000 of cannabis. Customs Officers, Gardaí and officers from the Serious...

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Maurice McCabe ‘Disclosures’ Tribunal to sit on Monday

The public Tribunal of Inquiry into allegations of a smear campaign against Sgt Maurice McCabe is to hold its first...

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Truck, believed to be carrying chemicals, gets wedged under bridge closing Limerick rail services

By David Raleigh Train services between Limerick and Limerick Junction were cancelled earlier today after it was feared a meeting...

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Drinking up across the board; ‘unsustainable burden on health service’

The amount of alcohol Irish people consume increased by almost 5% last year. Per capita figures show people aged 15+...

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Wexford News

Cahill case adjourned to April

FAMILY AND friends of New Ross woman, Tina Cahill (25), are this week trying to come to terms with her arrest over the fatal stabbing of her fiance, David Walsh, in Sydney, Australia. Ms. Cahill, who is originally from the...

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Eoin is an MEP for a day

WEXFORD WAS represented in the European Parliament in recent days, as a St. Peter’s College student delivered an impressive address...

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€1/2m funding for County Wexford tourism projects

NICHE TOURISM projects in County Wexford are set to benefit, following the announcement that €500,000 of LEADER Programme grant aid...

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What will Wexford look like in 2040?

HOW WOULD you like County Wexford to look 23 years’ time from now, in 2040? Earlier this month, Taoiseach Enda...

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Taking a stand for our trains

LOCAL ACTIVISTS and members of the community keen to ensure the continued survival of the Dublin – Rosslare rail line...

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My father still experiences racial abuse – Lee Chin

LOCAL HURLING hero Lee Chin has highlighted the racial abuse he said his father still occasionally experiences in Wexford, despite...

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Wexford Festival up for awards

A HIGHLY-coveted International Opera Award may be on its way to the town, after Wexford Festival Opera received a nomination...

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219 HOUSINGPLAN IS APPROVED, BUT LOCALS ARE NOT HAPPY

Wexford County Council has ruled in favour of a major planning application for a 219 house development at Kilnahue, Gorey,...

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New look Wexford Literary Festival officially launched!

LITERARY BUFFS from all over the county gathered at Enniscorthy Castle on Thursday night as details of the fourth annual...

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Fiancée charged with Enniscorthy man’s murder

IT WAS with desperate shock that the news broke on Friday night that an Enniscorthy man had lost his life...

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