National News

River rescue tonight on the Shannon

An emergency operation is underway on the River Shannon tonight after a man reportedly entered the water near Clonlara, Co Clare.Gardai, fire service personnel and paramedics are at the scene near Clonlara Bridge.The Shannon-based search and rescue helicopter is combing...

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Potential witnesses to Clarkson attack speak to police

Police have spoken to witnesses who potentially saw the attack which led the BBC not to renew Jeremy Clarkson's contract.The...

Thursday, 26/03/15 - 7:45pm Read More

Gardaí seek help finding missing Dublin teenager

Gardai are seeking the public's assistance in tracing a missing teenager from Dublin. Sixteen-year-old Daniel Murphy was last seen on...

Thursday, 26/03/15 - 6:44pm Read More

‘Mammy was one of a kind': Children remember mother killed by their father

A Cavan man who was found not guilty of murder but guilty of the manslaughter of his wife is due...

Thursday, 26/03/15 - 6:36pm Read More

Two men badly burned by molten plastic in Clare factory accident

Two workers have been airlifted to hospital with serious burns following an industrial accident in Co Clare this afternoon.The incident...

Thursday, 26/03/15 - 6:06pm Read More

No jail for man who took part in two robberies that forced terrified pensioner from home

A 22-year-old Clare man has avoided jail again for his role in two robberies which caused a pensioner to cycle...

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Graham Dwyer trial jury to deliberate again tomorrow

The jury in the Graham Dwyer murder trial has finished a second day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.The architect...

Thursday, 26/03/15 - 5:08pm Read More

FF Senator opposed to Family Relationships Bill resigns from the party

A Fianna Fáil Senator has resigned from the party this afternoon. Jim Walsh from Wexford is opposed to the Children...

Thursday, 26/03/15 - 4:51pm Read More

Three more charged over Makayabella drugs seizure

Three more people have been charged over an international drugs bust off the coast of Ireland last year.The luxury yacht...

Thursday, 26/03/15 - 3:53pm Read More

‘Shameless’ Drumcondra shooting left man dead and ‘put community at risk’

The fatal shooting of a man in north Dublin has left locals "in complete shock", a local councillor has said.The...

Thursday, 26/03/15 - 3:32pm Read More

Wexford News

Dad’s agony as son(7)is left behind

by Louise McCarthy A FUNDRAISER is being held this Saturday to help a family fund the return of their youngest son, after he was unexpectedly detained by the authorities in the Philippines. Oisin O’Leary, is the son of Thomas and...

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Car windows smashed while owners play bingo in Craanford

Four cars had their back windows smashed while their owners were playing bingo at the weekly session at Craanford last...

Tuesday, 24/03/15 - 10:15pm Read More

Full houses every night for the South Wicklow Drama Festival

Kieran Tyrell, Eamonn Doran (Chairman), Donal Courtndey (Adjudicator) and Kevin McElroy at the  South Wicklow Drama Festival running in St Brigid's Hall, Carnew, all this week. Pic: Christy Farrell.
THE 11th South Wicklow Drama Festival opened in St. Brigid’s Hall, Carnew, last Thursday night and the organisers are delighted...

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Draft Flood Maps for Bunclody!

A STUDY under the OPW and with the support of Wexford County Council have produced Draft Flood Maps for Bunclody....

Tuesday, 24/03/15 - 10:02pm Read More

Suicidal thoughts at crisis point in Enniscorthy

A ENNISCORTHY GP is warning that suicidal ideation is at a record high in the town. Serious concerns expressed by...

Thursday, 26/03/15 - 2:00pm Read More

Memorial fun run is huge success

Start of the Kevin Banville Memorial Fun Run at Carrigbyrne. Pic: John Walsh
WHAT STARTED out as a memorial fun run turned into a hugely successful community event at the weekend when hundreds...

Thursday, 26/03/15 - 10:19am Read More

Jesus rocks!

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EVEN BY its own extremely high standards this year’s production of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ by New Ross Musical Society was...

Thursday, 26/03/15 - 10:16am Read More

Community mourns Michael’s passing

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PEOPLE THROUGHOUT the New Ross district were saddened last week to learn of the passing of Michael Keane, Cullenstown, Duncormick....

Thursday, 26/03/15 - 10:12am Read More

Celebrations for Enniscorthy’s Special Needs

by Louise McCarthy FORTY years of tending to the needs of special needs in Enniscorthy will be celebrated with an...

Wednesday, 25/03/15 - 4:34pm Read More

Bray rubbish dump ‘washing into the sea’

A dump holding 200,000 tonnes of rubbish is being washed into the sea more than 20 years after the problem...

Friday, 20/03/15 - 6:21am Read More