National News

Gun, drugs and cars seized in Tallaght raid

Gardaí in Dublin area seized drugs, cars and a firearm in Tallaght yesterday. As part of an intelligence-led operation, gardaí searched an industrial unit in the Cookstown Industrial Estate yesterday morning. During the search, cannabis herb and cocaine with an...

Read More

Kerins and Flannery ‘must appear before PAC within two weeks’

The Chair of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has said that "there is no way" Angela Kerins and Frank Flannery...

Thursday, 17/04/14 - 8:53am Read More

Pair escape empty-handed after failed attempt to raid Dublin petrol station

A man and a woman are due in court today in connection with an attempted raid at a petrol station...

Thursday, 17/04/14 - 8:48am Read More

Man released by Cork gardaí after hit-and-run leaves boy in critical condition

A file will be prepared for the DPP after a man was released without charge last night in connection with...

Thursday, 17/04/14 - 8:09am Read More

More National News

Government promises second free pre-school year

The Government has pledged to introduce a second free pre-school year before the end of the decade. The plan is...

Thursday, 17/04/14 - 7:41am Read More

No winner of Wednesday’s lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight's lotto jackpot of €2,400,659. There was also no winner of the Lotto Plus or...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 9:52pm Read More

PAC seeks powers compelling Rehab CEOs to attend

The Public Accounts Committee is to send a final warning to Angela Kerins and Frank Flannery, telling them they have...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 7:27pm Read More

McConville probe woman released

A 57-year-old woman arrested by detectives investigating the IRA murder of Belfast mother-of-10 Jean McConville more than 40 years ago...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 6:23pm Read More

FitzPatrick ‘thankful’ after acquittal

After his acquittal on all counts Sean FitzPatrick issued a brief statement to the media thanking the jury for finding...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 6:19pm Read More

GPs voice concerns for discretionary medical card holders

The Health Minister James Reilly is to approach the Irish Medical Organisation in an effort to arrange talks on the...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 6:18pm Read More

Wexford News

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 local charities. A total of 2,067 people took part in the third annual race, making it the biggest event of...

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...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 12:03pm Read More

Cllr’s daughter escapes prison

Tina Moorehouse
THE FAMILY of Enniscorthy Councillor Tom Moorehouse has spoken of their relief after his daughter Tina escaped an Australian prison...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 11:28am Read More

Kilmuckridge are All Ireland Drama Champions for the first time

Kilmuckridge is a community in celebration after the local drama group scored an emphatic first All-Ireland Drama festival success in...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 11:20am Read More

More Wexford News

It all started on The Late Late Show for Luan Parle

LUAN PARLE. Pic by Christy Farrell, The Gorey Echo.
  When you launch your career at the age of 12 on ‘The Late Late Toy Show’, then hosted by...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 11:03am Read More

Schools board splits

THE BOARD of Management of Davidstown National School has collapsed after four of its eight members resigned with immediate effect....

Thursday, 10/04/14 - 5:33pm Read More

Our shark goes viral

RESPONSES TO last week’s story about the arrival of a Great White Shark to Hook Head have been coming in...

Thursday, 10/04/14 - 5:31pm Read More

Opera Oscar for Wexford

Cristina strikes gold Wexford Festival Opera received a major international award for Best Re-Discovered work for their 2013 critically acclaimed production of Cristina,...

Thursday, 10/04/14 - 3:27pm Read More

Bunclody outside Wexford boundary?

LOCAL ELECTION candidate Barbara Anne Murphy hit out, at her party launch at the weekend, at a ‘Welcome to Wexford’...

Thursday, 10/04/14 - 10:42am Read More

Apex repairs to cost €500,000

BK1524-A
THE COST of repairing the damage to the Apex Swimming Pool and Leisure Complex in New Ross will be in...

Thursday, 10/04/14 - 10:06am Read More