National News

Lucky escape for Dublin shoppers as large window falls on busy street

Shoppers around Stephen's Green in Dublin had a lucky escape at lunchtime this afternoon.A large pane of window glass fell from the third floor of a building housing H&M and Zara on South King's Street. Gardaí say Dublin City Council...

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GAA coach jailed for drugs offences

A south Dublin GAA coach has been jailed for seven years for his part in a major drugs operation.David Gill...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 2:50pm Read More

Government ‘out of touch’ with cost of sending children to school

By Noel Baker The Government has been accused of being "out of touch" with the financial strain being experienced by...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 2:28pm Read More

IRA accused protests use of court video link

A man charged with IRA membership and the possession of a handgun has protested the use of video link to...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 2:12pm Read More

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Varadkar: Politicians ‘go through the motions’ when lobbying for medical cards

Health Minister Leo Varadkar has said that there is no point in the public asking politicians for help obtaining medical...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 1:37pm Read More

Opposition TDs call for cut in former Justice Dept chief’s €188k salary

Opposition TDs have criticised the news that the former Secretary General at the Department of Justice will keep his salary...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 1:17pm Read More

Order restored after overnight clashes between families in Finglas

A tense standoff between feuding Traveller families in Dublin has passed off without any further violence.Gardaí have said that they...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 1:00pm Read More

Small reduction in number of fatal workplace accidents last year

A total of 47 people died during workplace accidents in Ireland last year.Almost half of all these occurred in the...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 12:57pm Read More

Burglars threaten women at knifepoint in Cork

Two women have been threatened at knifepoint during an aggravated burglary at their home in Cork.Three intruders forced their way...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 12:48pm Read More

42 years later, manslaughter conviction ruled miscarriage of justice

42 years after he was jailed for killing civil servant Una Lynskey the Court of Criminal Appeal has found Martin...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 12:18pm Read More

Wexford News

Local priest helps victims of Gaza Strip

A CO. WEXFORD priest, who has come face-to-face with victims of the fighting in Gaza, has expressed his disgust at the international community which he says seems unable to prevent the bloodshed occurring in the area. Fr. Billy Swan, originally...

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Racist comment prompts backlash

A HURLING fan who launched a racist tirade against a Wexford hurler has confirmed to The Echo that he has...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 11:55am Read More

Suicide still biggest problem in county

A RECENT health report conducted by the Irish Examiner has highlighted suicide and alcohol problems as the most prevalent health...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 11:53am Read More

Artist Paul Funge to have a Gorey road named in his honour

Gorey’s newest road linking the roundabout on the Enniscorthy road with the roundabout on The Avenue, constructed to facilitate access...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 10:56pm Read More

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Gorey singer Kiera Byrne set to launch a new CD on Sunday

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Kiera Byrne made her name as a competent performer when becoming a finalist in ‘The Voice of Ireland’ on RTE television,...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 10:13pm Read More

Ciara’s dream of a normal life

THE FAMLY of a bubbly and bright six-year-old girl who suffers from a debilitating illness are seeking help to fundraise...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 3:47pm Read More

Former garda is sentenced

A WELL-KNOWN former garda who duped a number of people in his local area into lending him over €50,000 received...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 3:15pm Read More

Assault led to brother’s death

A YOUNG man charged with the manslaughter of his older brother in June 2011 was found guilty by a jury...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 12:46pm Read More

Garda hailed a hero following river rescue

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A GARDA from the New Ross area is being hailed a hero after dramatically rescuing a man from the estuary...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 12:45pm Read More

Anti-pylon march for New Ross

AN ANTI-pylon march will take place in New Ross on Sunday, August 3, at 5 p.m. The event will begin...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 12:39pm Read More