National News

Woman accused of murdering son admitted to Central Mental Hospital

A court has heard that a woman accused of killing her two-year-old son in south Dublin has been admitted to the Central Mental Hospital.Hazel Waters is charged with murdering the toddler at their home in Ridge Hall, Ballybrack last week.Hassan...

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Truckers call off protest threat

Truckers have called off the threat of a further protest after they were granted a meeting to air their grievances...

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Hogan gets thumbs-up for new EU Commission job

The line-up of the new EU Commission has been formally ratified by the European Parliament, with Ireland's Phil Hogan taking...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 12:28pm Read More

Dublin apartment prices up 35.2% in one year

Central Statistics Office figures released this morning show that the cost of purchasing an apartment in Dublin city skyrocketed by...

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Trinity College launches new strategic plan

Trinity College Dublin will today launch its new €600m strategic plan.The university has set itself an ambitious target to be...

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Mairia Cahill to meet Taoiseach over abuse claims

Mairia Cahill will discuss her abuse allegations with the Taoiseach at government buildings this morning.She claims she was raped by...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 9:34am Read More

Three arrested in €270k cocaine haul

Two men and a woman have been arrested after more than a quarter of a million euro worth of drugs...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 9:31am Read More

Nama reports profit surge

Nama has seen a surge in profits in the first half of the year.The agency released an update on its...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 9:28am Read More

Gardaí investigate serious Carpenterstown assault

Gardaí at Blanchardstown are investigating a serious assault and attempted robbery of a woman in Carpenterstown last Saturday morning. A...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 9:17am Read More

Domestic violence support service overwhelmed with requests

Almost 11,500 women and children received support from a domestic violence service in Ireland last year.According to new statistics published...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 8:14am Read More

Wexford News

First Gorey fringe event for the Wexford Opera Festival

Geraldine Blake with kids, Emily and Gracie Kirkland, at the opening of Market House Fesign.
Geraldine Blake, with kids, Emily and Gracie Kirkland enjoying the exhibition at Market House Design. Market House Design, an initiative of Gorey Chamber of Commerce and Wexford County Council opened its second exhibition last Tuesday, ‘A Celebration of Place’ performed...

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Major public protest against water charges in Gorey next Saturday

Disruptions are expected in Gorey for a public protest march against water charges taking place in the town next Saturday...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 9:49pm Read More

Allegations of abuse against Christian Brother

A Christian Brother and former teacher at the Wexford secondary school run by the religious order is the subject of...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 2:04pm Read More

Rugby club in major Allianz deal

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A MAJOR new sponsorship agreement has been made between Allianz Ireland and New Ross Rugby Club (NRRFC). The deal, which...

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Second attempted armed robbery in six months

Gardai are this week continuing to investigate an attempted armed robbery at Barrack Street Post Office last Friday morning. This...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 10:34am Read More

Inquest held 15 years after man goes missing

Over 15 years after he was reported missing an inquest into the death of Kilmore native Patrick Gallagher was held...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 10:31am Read More

Fears over future of new respite unit

LESS THAN three months after the doors opened on the new respite unit ‘An Tearmann’, in St. John’s Community Hosiptal,...

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Man killed by train in Wexford

A man has been killed by a train in Co Wexford today. The incident happened just before 1pm south of...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 3:57pm Read More

House prices on the rise

AN ENNISCORTHY auctioneer predicts a “very positive year ahead in 2015” due to soaring house prices in the county. Figures...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 2:21pm Read More

Public meeting could go up in flames

A PUBLIC meeting due to be held in New Ross this evening could prove to be a volatile and fiery...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 11:13am Read More