National News

Eight in court in connection with €5.3m in drug seizures

Eight men have appeared in court charged in connection with a multi-million euro drugs haul.The seizures were made in Dublin and Meath following an operation led by the Garda National Drugs Unit.The men appeared before Judge Patrick Clyne at the...

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Missing Dublin pensioner found

A missing pensioner from Dublin has been located safe and well.88-year-old Kevin Carroll from Terenure is on medication and suffers...

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Contrasting fortunes for FG in polls; Independents rise

Two opinion polls out tomorrow show starkly different results for the Government parties. Fine Gael shows a massive decline in...

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Dublin Gardaí issue appeal for missing pensioner who is on medication

Gardaí are appealing for information on a pensioner missing from the Rathmines area of Dublin since this afternoon.88-year-old Kevin Carroll...

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Boy, 6, dies three days after Cork hit-and-run

A six-year-old boy injured in a hit-and-run in East Cork on Wednesday has lost his fight for life at Cork...

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Five men appear in court in connection with €5.3m drugs seizure

Five men have appeared in court in Dublin charged in connection with a €5.3m drugs haul.Cannabis, cocaine and ecstasy were...

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Man arrested following €300k cannabis seizure in Galway

A man has been arrested following a drugs seizure in Co Galway.Around €300,000 worth of Cannabis plants were discovered in...

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Two remanded in custody in connection with high speed pursuit

By Eoin EnglishTwo men who were arrested after a high speed pursuit in Cork during which a garda was injured...

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Gardaí appeal for careful driving over long weekend

Gardaí are appealing to drivers to slow down over the long weekend. Nearly 45,000 penalty points notices were issued for...

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Air passengers urged to arrive early during busy weekend

Passengers heading to the airports over the long weekend are being asked to arrive at least 90 minutes before their...

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Wexford News

Dramatic end to Gorey 3-Day Cycle race Stage

The first stage of the Gorey 3-Day Cycle Race came to a premature end this afternoon when a road traffic collision blocked the Gorey to Craanford road and the race had to be abandoned. The drama unfolded at Coolishall just...

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Good Friday commemorated in Gorey

Carrying  the cross from St Michael's Church through the streets of Gorey on Good Friday. Pic: Christy Farrell.
The largest number in the seven year history of the event turned out for ‘The Way of the Cross’ Good...

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Two injured in Camolin road crash

Two people were taken to hospital following a road traffic collision involving three cars that occurred on the N11 at...

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Woman dies in Wexford road accident; Gardaí make arrest

A woman has died in a road accident in Co Wexford.Gardaí are investigating the single-vehicle collision which happened at Harvey...

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Race to raise €200k for charities

Walkers set off  in the Hope & Dream 10. Pic: John Walsh
SUNDAY MORNING’S Hope & Dream 10, its most successful since its inception, is hoped to net over €200,000 for two...

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Brooklyn – It’s a Wrap!

John Crowley (director), Saoirse Ronan and Niamh Devereux (Enniscorthy Echo) pictured at the Brooklyn Thank You Reception in Enniscorthy Castle. Pic: John Walsh
THEY MAY be big names in the acting world, but at Enniscorthy Castle on Wednesday, Saoirse Ronan and Domhnall Gleeson...

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Cllr’s daughter escapes prison

Tina Moorehouse
THE FAMILY of Enniscorthy Councillor Tom Moorehouse has spoken of their relief after his daughter Tina escaped an Australian prison...

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Kilmuckridge are All Ireland Drama Champions for the first time

Kilmuckridge is a community in celebration after the local drama group scored an emphatic first All-Ireland Drama festival success in...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 11:20am Read More

It all started on The Late Late Show for Luan Parle

LUAN PARLE. Pic by Christy Farrell, The Gorey Echo.
  When you launch your career at the age of 12 on ‘The Late Late Toy Show’, then hosted by...

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Schools board splits

THE BOARD of Management of Davidstown National School has collapsed after four of its eight members resigned with immediate effect....

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