National News

Four arrests made in Wicklow as part of Operation Thor

Four arrests have been made this morning, in the Wicklow district, as part of Operation Thor. Operation Thor is a Garda initiative involving traffic and crime checkpoints at key routes, high visibility patrols in urban areas and searches of premises...

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Morning-after-pill to be available to medical card holders

Medical card holders will no longer have to go to their GP for a prescription for the morning-after-pill from July...

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Two arrests made and €300k seized in Dublin investigation ‘linked to Kinahan gang’

Two men were arrested and €300,000 was seized in Dublin yesterday. The arrests were made as part of ongoing investigations...

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Garda Commissioner to be back before PAC within a few weeks

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald has promised to have the Garda Commissioner back before the Public Accounts Committee within a...

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Luas passenger hospitalised following collision with truck

One person has been taken to hospital after a crash between a truck and a Luas in Dublin this morning....

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€24m to be spent restoring 1,400 vacant social houses

At least 1,400 vacant social houses are to be returned to productive use by the end of the year for...

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Des Cahill gets behind Special Olympics Ireland fundraiser

Special Olympics Ireland is hoping to raise over €650,000 today. Special Olympics Ireland is a sports organisation for people with...

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1,000 third-level students to benefit from JP McManus’ All-Ireland scholarship

Over 1,000 third-level students are expected to benefit from a €32m investment in a third-level scholarship fund. Businessman JP McManus...

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Inquiry into allegations of misconduct at University of Limerick

The Department of Education is to launch an independent inquiry into allegations of misconduct at the University of Limerick. It...

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Fine Gael ‘to vote on new leader in weeks’

Fine Gael members across the country have been put on alert that a vote for a new leader will happen...

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Wexford News

Gorey shop winning ticket worth €269,554

Maureen Breen (proprietor) and Elaine Hennell sold a big lottery winning ticket in Gwalia Stores, Gorey, last Friday. An unidentified customer who visited the Gwalia Stores on Gorey’s Main Street last Friday is richer by €269,554 after purchasing a ticket...

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Pub is sold over €1.3m guide price

A LOCAL businessman has beaten off strong competition to become the proud new owner of one of Wexford town’s most...

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Food fans to savour the taste of Wexford

TASTES TO savour will be on offer right across Wexford town this weekend, as the Wexford Food & Wine Festival...

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Mayday call a false alarm for volunteers

RNLI and Coast Guard volunteers were accidentally alerted by a competing yacht VOLUNTEERS WITH Rosslare Harbour RNLI and the Irish...

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Over 100 jobs created by local LEO

OVER 100 new jobs in the county were directly created in 2016 by Wexford Local Enterprise Office (LEO). The Wexford...

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Wexford Gardaí best at tackling phone-holding drivers

CONVICTIONS WERE issued to almost half of all those who came before County Wexford courts between January 2015 and March...

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Wexford’s waters mainly ‘excellent’ for bathing – EPA

HOLIDAYMAKERS AND local alike keen to enjoy a dip in the waters off Wexford over the summer months can do...

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A community’s embrace can help refugees integrate – Razan Ibraheem

A SYRIAN woman who was delighted to recently receive Irish citizenship has described the power of small communities nationwide to...

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Road raises concerns

WALKING MAY be one of the healthiest and most environmentally-friendly ways of getting around, but people choosing to approach Wexford...

Tuesday, 16/05/17 - 12:50pm Read More

Gas connections now in town

THE FIRST section of a new gas distribution network being constructed in Wexford town has been commissioned, allowing residents of...

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