National News

Companies with tax base here cost Ireland money, Minister claims

Companies declaring their headquarters in Ireland for tax purposes are actually costing us money, the Minister for Jobs has said.Richard Bruton said Ireland doesn't want foreign companies coming here for tax-only purposes.Bruton was responding to comments from US president Barack...

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Cork truck driver jailed for three years after paralysing cyclist on road

A truck driver has been jailed for three years for hitting a cyclist and leaving him paralysed in Co Cork.49-year-old...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 5:06pm Read More

Gardaí charge three over burglaries, recover stolen jewellery

Three men have appeared in court charged in connection with burglaries in Dublin. They were arrested yesterday, after Gardaí from...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 4:44pm Read More

Avoid Dingle, gardaí say, after truck smashes into shop

Traffic is at a standstill in one of the country's most popular tourist towns after a lorry lost control and...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 4:08pm Read More

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Minister: New junior cycle will go ahead, and I’ll meet teachers later

The Education Minister said the new revised Junior Cert will go ahead in September and she intends to hold talks...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 3:55pm Read More

Young man dies after Loughlinstown collision

A man has died after a single-vehicle road accident in south Dublin.The 23-year-old died after his car hit a pole...

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Government warns against travel to Nigeria amid Ebola outbreak

The Department of Foreign Affairs is urging Irish people to avoid "non-essential" travel to Nigeria.It follows an outbreak of the...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 2:39pm Read More

Breifne O’Brien accused of Ponzi-type fraud in court

A court has heard businessman Breifne O'Brien defrauded friends and associates out of millions of euro in a Ponzi scheme.The...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 2:14pm Read More

Whistleblower Wilson: Next garda chief must be an outsider

The Garda whistleblower John Wilson claims the force's next Commissioner must be an outsider. Mr Wilson, who leads the Justice4All...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 2:04pm Read More

Gardaí carry out searches as part of Roscrea drugs crackdown

Two people were arrested in Roscrea, Co Tipperary this morning as part of a garda crackdown on organised crime and...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 1:37pm Read More

Wexford News

Concerns about the ambulance service in North Wexford

Concerns for the efficiency of the ambulance service in North Wexford were frequently raised at meetings of Gorey Town Council and the matter was raised again at the July Gorey Municipal Council meeting. Cllr Malcolm Byrne explained that, in the...

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HSE set to axe Camolin Health Centre

Camolin looks set to lose its Health Centre later this year.
  Fears are growing in Camolin after it was learned that the Health Service Executive has proposals that could result...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 11:15pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 11:58am Read More

Racist comment prompts backlash

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

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 11:55am Read More

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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...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 11:53am Read More

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

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