National News

Irish charities demand a recall of the Dáil to deal with refugee crisis

15 Irish charities are demanding the Government recall the Dáil to deal with the refugee crisis. The aid agencies say the coalition has failed to show leadership on the issue. It is also calling for a fast-track asylum process and...

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Gardaí seize cash and vehicles in Co Louth

Gardaí in Dundalk have seized a quantity of cash and a number of vehicles following searches of two premises in...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 6:23pm Read More

PSNI investigating Kevin McGuigan murder release man without charge

A man arrested in connection with the murder of Kevin McGuigan in Belfast has been released without charge. A 46-year-old...

Friday, 04/09/15 - 5:29pm Read More

Revenue seizes more than five million cigarettes in Cork and Dublin

More than five million cigarettes, with a retail value of €2.5m, have been seized by Revenue at the Port of...

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President Michael D Higgins: Irish people willing to help in refugee crisis

President Michael D Higgins has said the United Nations and European Union have failed tens of thousands of refugees and...

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PSNI appeal for witnesses to Antrim burglary

Detectives in the North are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at a house in county Antrim yesterday morning.Sometime between...

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Social Democrats reveal five election candidates

The new Social Democrats party is unveiling five new election candidates today.Ex- labour Senator James Heffernan and Dublin city councillor...

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Govt gives councillors until end of the month to decide on Property Tax rate

The Government has decided that 80% of the money raised by the Local Property Tax next year will be retained...

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Links creche fined after TV expose, but owner is let off

A Dublin creche has been fined €1,000 and allowed to stay open after a staff member was secretly filmed “rough-handling”...

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Gardaí carrying out forensic examinations of homes near scene of Dublin murder

House to house inquiries are underway following yesterday's murder in Tallaght, Dublin.Forty-four-year-old Karl Holmes was beaten by a number of...

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Wexford News

Film director, Neil, loves Wexford

Film-maker, Neil Elworthy has spoken exclusively to the Echo about his love of Wexford.
AN AWARD-winning film-director has spoken exclusively to the Echo about his interest of county Wexford and why he loves coming here to work. Neil Elworthy is currently in India where he is filming a documentary on the history and story...

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Family has very luck escape

The Glowski’s car was extensively damaged in the accident
A NEW Ross family had a very lucky escape when a wheel from a passing lorry struck their car –...

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Tadhg creates rugby history

Irish international rugby player Tadhg Furlong pictured at New Ross Golf Club. Pic: John Walsh
NEW ROSS Rugby Club is on the crest of a wave this week after one of its players got his...

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Staffing levels close St John’s for two weeks

Sign posted on the door of the Day Care Centre at St. John's Community Hospital which closed suddenly on Wednesday morning. Pic: John Walsh
ELDERLY SERVICE users of the day care centre at St John’s Hospital in Enniscorthy were left high and dry last...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 10:47am Read More

Vandals target Castledockrell

Castledockrell Amenity Group members pictured at their beautifull garden entering Castledockrell village which was vandalised on Friday night-Saturday morning last. Pic: John Walsh
AROUND FIVE years of work was mindlessly destroyed at the beautiful garden on the way into Castledockrell Village on Friday...

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Attack on house leads to haul of cigarettes

House in Friary Place, Enniscorthy which was destroyed by fire early on Tuesday morning. Pic: John Walsh
GARDAI IN Enniscorthy are still appealing for information from the public following a fire at a house in Friary Place...

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Kilanerin representing Wexford in 2015 Pride of Place competition

There was plenty of activity in Kilanerin village and neighbourhood last Wednesday afternoon as local councillors and Wexford County Council...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 11:25pm Read More

VIDEO: Englishman killed in Wexford boating tragedy was visiting extended family

The man who died when a boat capsized off the Wexford coast last night was from Salisbury in England and...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 12:29am Read More

Bertram Allen on the sidelines after breaking his collarbone

Leading Wexford showjumping rider Bertram Allen is set for a spell on the sidelines after breaking his collarbone. The 20-year-old...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 11:50pm Read More

Coastguard helicopter rescues swimmer off Wexford coast

A man has been rescued from the sea off Co Wexford by a Coastguard helicopter.It is understood he had been...

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