National News

17-year-old missing from Limerick

Gardaí are asking the public’s help to find a 17-year-old boy, missing in County Limerick. Morgan Ryan was last seen on Wednesday September 28. He is described as being 5 foot 6 in height, of slim build with red hair...

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Crew members of LE James Joyce reunited with families

Crew members of the LE James Joyce have been reunited with their families after a 12-week rescue mission in the...

Friday, 30/09/16 - 8:58pm Read More

Heroin, cannabis and cocaine on a par with alcohol as new roadside tests rolled out

Under new legislation Gardaí will be able to conduct roadside tests if they suspect that motorists are driving under the...

Friday, 30/09/16 - 8:31pm Read More

Proposals to refit Mountjoy for older and most vulnerable prisoners

Part of Mountjoy Prison is being considered as a new home for some of the country’s most vulnerable and ill...

Friday, 30/09/16 - 7:00pm Read More

Cards aimed at saving taxpayers’ money to cost twice originally expected amount

New state services cards aimed at saving the taxpayer money will cost the public purse €60m – more than double...

Friday, 30/09/16 - 6:57pm Read More

Fuel laundering problem effectively eliminated, says Revenue

Fuel laundering and smuggling by ex-IRA gangs and border criminals in Ireland has been virtually wiped out, the taxman has...

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Test excavations to start at Tuam children’s burial ground site

The Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation has said a test excavation will take place at the site of...

Friday, 30/09/16 - 6:32pm Read More

Former Nama official sent forward for trial

A former Nama official has been sent forward for trial after he was charged with leaking confidential information. Paul Pugh...

Friday, 30/09/16 - 4:27pm Read More

Gardaí appeal for witnesses as young woman dies two weeks after crash

Gardaí are in Co Longford are appealing for witnesses after a woman died of injuries sustained in a crash last...

Friday, 30/09/16 - 6:36pm Read More

Cork brothers tell of heartbreak after suicide of beloved father

A year on from their father’s death, Cork brothers Shane and Derek Collins made a difficult decision – to share...

Friday, 30/09/16 - 5:50pm Read More

Wexford News

Memorial ceremony at St. Kearns

Pictured above are the survivors of the 1920 explosion at St. Kearns – following their release from prison
THE ANNUAL commemoration ceremony at the monument in St. Kearns will take place on Sunday, October 16, at 2 p.m. The event regularly attracts a large crowd, however, the organisers are hopeful this year’s ceremony will be even more successful...

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Renewed appeal for missing man

Gardai in Portarlington have appealed for information relating to the whereabouts of Tony Egan who has strong connections with New Ross
GARDAI IN County Laois have renewed their appeal for help locating a man with strong New Ross connections who has...

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 9:30am Read More

Land price is ‘phenomenal’

A farm in Bannow sold at auction for €655,000 last weekend
A FARM holding in Bannow was sold for a phenomenal price at auction last weekend, according to the auctioneer involved...

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Opening night at The Athenaeum

Paul Kehoe TD inspecting a guard of honour by Enniscorthy Re-enactment Group at the official re-opening of The Athenaeum. Pic: John Walsh
IT WAS an evening to remember at Enniscorthy Athenaeum on Friday as, following a massive amount of work from a...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 11:13am Read More

Ted talks delight and inspire

A CHEER erupted at Wexford Arts Centre about 10pm on Friday night last. A packed house had just been enraptured...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 10:57am Read More

Wexford couple in to win wedding

A WEXFORD town couple are hoping to win their wedding for free, having reached the final stages of a competition...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 10:52am Read More

Strong interest in LEADER aid

OVER 400 people attended Wexford Local Development (WLD) information meetings across the county in recent weeks to hear of how...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 10:47am Read More

Homelessness reaches crisis point

HOMELESSNESS IS set to reach unprecedented levels across the county this year, Wexford County Council’s Housing Department has confirmed. Speaking...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 10:43am Read More

Ballycanew wins Tidy Towns Award for the fifth time

Ballycanew wins the County Tidy Towns Award again.  Pic: Christy Farrell
Ballycanew has been adjudged the winner of the Tidy Towns County Award for the fifth time with 310 marks, but only...

Monday, 26/09/16 - 10:12pm Read More

Bridge name causes tension

The naming of the new bridge (artist impression above) which will form the centre-piece of the New Ross by-pass caused a lot of tension in the local authority chamber this month
THE PROPOSED name of the New Ross by-pass bridge has caused tension in the local authority chamber with one official...

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