National News

Opposition TDs call for cut in former Justice Dept chief’s €188k salary

Opposition TDs have criticised the news that the former Secretary General at the Department of Justice will keep his salary - despite stepping down from the role.Brian Purcell will be moved to another job in the civil service, after the...

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Small reduction in number of fatal workplace accidents last year

A total of 47 people died during workplace accidents in Ireland last year.Almost half of all these occurred in the...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 12:57pm Read More

Order restored after overnight clashes between families in Finglas

A tense standoff between feuding Traveller families in Dublin has passed off without any further violence.Gardaí have said that they...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 12:54pm Read More

Burglars threaten women at knifepoint in Cork

Two women have been threatened at knifepoint during an aggravated burglary at their home in Cork.Three intruders forced their way...

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42 years later, manslaughter conviction ruled miscarriage of justice

42 years after he was jailed for killing civil servant Una Lynskey the Court of Criminal Appeal has found Martin...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 12:18pm Read More

220 hours of community service for solicitor’s fraud

A former Dublin based solicitor has been ordered to complete 220 hours of community service for defrauding two of his...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 12:16pm Read More

Irish women more likely to have college education then men

Irish women are more likely to be college-educated than men, but work fewer hours.The Central Statistics Office has published its...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 12:10pm Read More

Nearly 20,000 cigarettes seized

Almost 20,000 cigarettes, as well as tobacco and alcohol, have been seized at Dublin Port.Three revenue sniffer dogs were involved...

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Back-to-school costs run to thousands, survey shows

Sending a family of children back to school can cost thousands, according to the Barnardos school costs survey released today.Over...

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Four arrested over Wicklow robbery

Three men in their late teens and early 20's are due to appear in court this morning following a robbery...

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Wexford News

Local priest helps victims of Gaza Strip

A CO. WEXFORD priest, who has come face-to-face with victims of the fighting in Gaza, has expressed his disgust at the international community which he says seems unable to prevent the bloodshed occurring in the area. Fr. Billy Swan, originally...

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Racist comment prompts backlash

A HURLING fan who launched a racist tirade against a Wexford hurler has confirmed to The Echo that he has...

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Suicide still biggest problem in county

A RECENT health report conducted by the Irish Examiner has highlighted suicide and alcohol problems as the most prevalent health...

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Artist Paul Funge to have a Gorey road named in his honour

Gorey’s newest road linking the roundabout on the Enniscorthy road with the roundabout on The Avenue, constructed to facilitate access...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 10:56pm Read More

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Gorey singer Kiera Byrne set to launch a new CD on Sunday

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Kiera Byrne made her name as a competent performer when becoming a finalist in ‘The Voice of Ireland’ on RTE television,...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 10:13pm Read More

Ciara’s dream of a normal life

THE FAMLY of a bubbly and bright six-year-old girl who suffers from a debilitating illness are seeking help to fundraise...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 3:47pm Read More

Former garda is sentenced

A WELL-KNOWN former garda who duped a number of people in his local area into lending him over €50,000 received...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 3:15pm Read More

Assault led to brother’s death

A YOUNG man charged with the manslaughter of his older brother in June 2011 was found guilty by a jury...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 12:46pm Read More

Garda hailed a hero following river rescue

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A GARDA from the New Ross area is being hailed a hero after dramatically rescuing a man from the estuary...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 12:45pm Read More

Anti-pylon march for New Ross

AN ANTI-pylon march will take place in New Ross on Sunday, August 3, at 5 p.m. The event will begin...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 12:39pm Read More