National News

Man jailed for sexually assaulting 66-year-old neighbour in Cork

A man has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison for sexually assaulting his 66-year-old neighbour in Cork. The 51-year-old accused, who is originally from Limerick, put a cushion over his victim’s mouth. The Judge said the...

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Concerns over safety of cyclists once new Luas Cross City line is in use

There are concerns about the safety of cyclists once the new Luas Cross City line is operating in Dublin. The...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:50am Read More

DPP wins appeal over sentence of man who attempted to bring €440m of cocaine through Cork coast

The DPP has won an appeal on a point of law over an Appeal Court decision which led to the...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:40am Read More

Ireland must seriously consider ‘Irexit’ from EU, UK think tank says

Ireland should give “serious consideration” to following Britain out of the EU, a right-leaning UK think tank said. The Republic...

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Jobstown: ‘Everybody in the country now seems to be an expert on helicopter evidence’

The Garda Representative Association has rejected claims that members attempted to “stitch up” the Jobstown protesters who were acquitted last...

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Report: Over 56,000 people treated for problem alcohol use between 2009 and 2015

Over 56,000 people in Ireland were treated for problem alcohol use between 2009 and 2015. Latest figures from the Health...

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Concerns over roads, repairs and investment for Cork to be raised with Minister for Transport

Concerns about roads, repairs and investment for Cork will be raised with the Minister for Transport today. The County Mayor...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 10:10am Read More

Justin Trudeau to arrive in Ireland tonight

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will arrive in Ireland tonight for his first state visit. The Dublin-based trip will include...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 9:50am Read More

‘Help-to-buy’ scheme sees €24k surge in house prices

The Government’s ‘help-to-buy’ scheme has contributed to a €24,000 surge in house prices in three months, according to a new...

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Fears that bin charges will cause people to turn to illegal dumping

There is increasing fear that people will turn to illegal dumping if proposed new bin charges take effect. New rules...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 8:50am Read More

Wexford News

Liquidator hopes buyer will be found for titles in Wexford Echo group

A provisional liquidator has been appointed by the High Court to the publisher of four weekly newspapers and associated websites in county Wexford. The court was told the provisional liquidator Mr Kieran Wallace will keep the Wexford Echo, Gorey Echo,...

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Major County Council enforcement operation in North Wexford

  Lively activity on the Moneygarrow Road, at a waste distribution centre at Killowen, near Inch, on Monday resulted as...

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Wexford in full Bloom as groups awarded

SUCCESS BLOOMED for local participants at Ireland’s largest garden festival recently, with the County Wexford Garden & Flower Club awarded...

Tuesday, 27/06/17 - 12:36pm Read More

Over €45,000 raised for Pieta House

A STAGGERING €45, 595.90 was raised for suicide and self-harm prevention charity Pieta House through the first Darkness Into Light...

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Wexford woman widowed as cardiac facilities closed

A MURRINTOWN woman whose husband died of cardiac arrest while being brought by ambulance to hospital in Cork, as adequate...

Tuesday, 27/06/17 - 12:28pm Read More

All Leinster Final trains SOLD OUT

ALL SCHEDULED and extra trains from Rosslare and Wexford for this coming Sunday morning are now sold out. Iarnród Éireann...

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Ernest celebrates 40 years in business

A LOCAL well-known businessman will be celebrating 40 years in operation on July 1. The name Ernest Levingstone is synonymous...

Tuesday, 27/06/17 - 11:23am Read More

Carmelites presented with flag

THE CARMELITE nuns in New Ross will be celebrating their order being 200 years in the town on July 20...

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Ashley Bolton, (12), wins All Ireland spelling championship final

  It was All-Ireland final day in Croke Park, not for hurling or football, but for spelling, and Ashley Bolton,...

Tuesday, 27/06/17 - 5:15pm Read More

The Wexford Echo wins justice media award

The winner of the Justice Media Award in the Regional Newspapers category is Tom Mooney of The Wexford Echo for...

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