National News

Coast Guard called after car is seen entering River Lee in Cork

Valentia Coast Guard has been called out in Cork after a car entered the River Lee this morning. It is unknown if there is anyone inside the vehicle at present. The RNLI lifeboat, a rescue helicopter, Gardaí and firefighters are...

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Baby girl found dead Bray recycling plant may have been born weeks earlier than thought

The baby girl found dead in Co Wicklow on Wednesday may have been born some weeks earlier than initially thought....

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Jury to resume deliberations in David Mahon’s murder trial

The jurors in David Mahon’s murder trial will resume their deliberations this morning for a third day. The 45-year old...

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Christian bakers ‘praying for just outcome’ in ‘gay cake’ appeal hearing

Christian bakers at the centre of the so-called “gay cake” discrimination battle have said they are praying for justice ahead...

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Enda Kenny’s bid for history may be delayed

Update 7amFine Gael may be forced into delaying the vote to elect Enda Kenny as Taoiseach by several hours after...

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80-year-old killed in Kilkenny collision

An 80-year-old man has been killed in a collision in Kilkenny. The crash happened at around 4:30pm when two cars...

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25-year-old hospitalised after being swept to sea by rogue wave

A 25-year-old man is recovering in hospital after he was knocked by a rogue wave in Co Clare this afternoon,...

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Minister Frances Fitzgerald calls for more women in cabinet

Acting Minister Frances Fitzgerald says a 50/50 gender split at cabinet level would lead to better decision making. Before the...

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Voters cast ballots in Stormont Assembly election

Voters across the North have been casting their ballots in the election for the Stormont Assembly. The region’s political leaders...

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Man stabbed at Swedish House Mafia gig settles case with organisers

A man who was stabbed at a Swedish House Mafia gig in the Phoenix Park in Dublin in 2012 has...

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Wexford News

Documentary to explore Irish cricket connections

A NEW, half-hour documentary investigating the idea that an old Irish stick-and-ball game was the precursor to the modern-day game of cricket, will be shot in Wexford later this month. Local cricket fan James Caulfield from Slaney Manor has long...

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Amenity Grants are announced

THERE WERE no qualms with the drawing up of Amenity Grants at the recent Borough Council meeting aside from one...

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Unused train back on track?

FORMER MAYOR of Wexford, Joe Ryan has welcomed news that the South Wexford train line is to have several trains...

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Whitemill training kitchen is opened

THERE WAS plenty of pride and delectable culinary delights on offer recently for the official opening of the Whitemill Training...

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Musician jailed for sexual assault

Ger Byrne. Pic: Jim Campbell
A WELL known Wexford musician has been jailed for four years following his sentencing hearing at Thursday’s sitting of Wexford...

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Businessman found guilty of theft

James Sidney pictured outside Wexford Circuit Court. Pic: Jim Campbell
A WELL known New Ross businessman has been found guilty of five counts of theft at Wexford Circuit Criminal Court....

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1916 Leader Etchingham honoured by Wexford GAA Board

Cllr Tony Dempsey speaking at the Sean Etchingham 1916 commemoration held in Ardamine Cemetery.
THE 1916 commemoration programme extended to Ardamine Cemetery yesterday (Monday) as members of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) gathered at...

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Pools of blood spark fears on the Promenade

Pools of blood were discovered all along the Promanade on Sunday morning last. Pic: John Walsh
A GRIM scene that was described by some as “a blood-bath” was what greeted walkers on the Promenade in Enniscorthy...

Thursday, 28/04/16 - 12:30pm Read More

Shop sells first winner, for biggest win in county!

Plenty of smiles from winning ticket seller Erin Dooley and proprietor Michael Hanrahan at the lotto machine in Hanrahan's Londis, The Faythe. Pic: Jim Campbell
IT WASN’T the average Sunday morning in Hanrahan’s Londis of the Faythe at the weekend as local customers trailed in,...

Wednesday, 27/04/16 - 10:47am Read More

Dispute over rent spills onto street

Security men with their faces covered entered Hynes Jewellers on the Main Street. Pic: Jim Campbell
THERE WAS commotion on Wexford’s main street on Tuesday week last as a dispute over the payment of rent was...

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