National News

New bill to combat exploitation of undocumented workers

A new Employment Permits Bill aims to tackle the exploitation of undocumented workers in Ireland.The legislation ensures access to legal redress for undocumented workers, so they can take a case in the civil courts against exploitative employers for back wages...

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Irish Water contractors leave Raheny estate after protest

Irish Water contractors have left an estate in Raheny in Dublin this morning after local residents staged a protest over...

Thursday, 24/04/14 - 12:01pm Read More

Dublin ’20 years behind’ some cities, says cycling safety expert

Dublin is lagging behind the rest of Europe in terms of safety for cyclists, according to the European Cycling Federation.The...

Thursday, 24/04/14 - 11:03am Read More

Irish Ferries vessel stuck in France to resume sailings

Cruise ferry Oscar Wilde is set to resume its normal scheduled sailings, Irish Ferries has announced today.The company confirmed that...

Thursday, 24/04/14 - 9:52am Read More

More National News

Blocking water contractors ‘unacceptable’, says Minister

Government Ministers have strongly criticised a number of protests against the installation of water meters. Residents in Togher, Co Cork...

Thursday, 24/04/14 - 9:22am Read More

FG manifesto may reduce property tax in affluent areas

Homeowners in better-off local authority areas may see their property taxes reduced under the Fine Gael local election manifesto. The...

Thursday, 24/04/14 - 8:42am Read More

Dáil by-elections set to take place alongside local and European polls

It has been reported that two Dáil by-elections will go ahead on the same day as next month's local and...

Thursday, 24/04/14 - 8:36am Read More

HSE to ban e-cigarettes from hospital grounds

The HSE is to ban e-cigarettes from hospitals and other health centres from May 1.It says the decision follows a...

Thursday, 24/04/14 - 8:22am Read More

Doctors to discuss free GP care plan today

Members of the Irish Medical Organisation will gather for their annual conference today, amid further controversy over plans for children's...

Thursday, 24/04/14 - 7:38am Read More

Council asked to rename street due to reputation of Priory Hall

Dublin City Council has been asked to change the name of a northside street because it has "Priory" in the...

Thursday, 24/04/14 - 7:36am Read More

Wexford News

Town shocked at women’s death

THERE IS widespread shock in New Ross following the death of a woman in her 60s as a result of a road traffic accident. Ellen (Nellie) Doran (63), Riverside, Waterford Road (and late of Raheen, Rosbercon), died when the vehicle...

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New housing scheme starts in Kilanerin

Cllr John Hegarty turning the sod for the new sheltered housing development at Kilanerin.
Workers and machinery have moved on to a new development of six sheltered houses in the heart of Kilanerin village....

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Enniscorthy investors lose on Setanta collapse

A NUMBER of prominent local business people have lost a total of almost €1 million in share investments following the...

Tuesday, 22/04/14 - 12:25pm Read More

Mark Reilly leads Gorey 3 Day Cycle Race into the final stage

Riders passing through Gorey this afternoon in the Gorey 3 Day Cycle Race.
Mark Reilly of Lucan Cycling Club will start the final stage of the Gorey 3 Day Cycle Race with wearing...

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More Wexford News

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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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...

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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...

Friday, 18/04/14 - 10:32pm Read More

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...

Friday, 18/04/14 - 3:33pm Read More

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...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 12:07pm Read More

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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