Election 2016

Browne committed to challenge

NEWLY ELECTED Fianna Fail T.D., James Browne, has acknowledged that this years General Election was a difficult one for the people of New Ross but has committed himself to working on behalf of the people in the town in addition...

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Fight goes on for Wadding

THE FIGHT for a fair system goes on for Wexford County Councillor, Deirdre Wadding, who was eliminated from this year’s...

Sunday, 28/02/16 - 2:12am Read More

Byrne happy despite defeat

DEFEATED GENERAL Election candidate, Aoife Byrne, has confirmed to the Echo that she will likely run in the next local...

Sunday, 28/02/16 - 1:50am Read More

Foxe to run in locals!

DEFEATED INDEPENDENT General Election candidate in Wexford, Caroline Foxe, has told the Echo she isn’t ruling out running in the...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 11:10pm Read More

Howlin, Browne and Wallace elected. Recount on Monday

Michael D’Arcy will take the fourth seat in Wexford and Paul Kehoe will take the fifth! However, there was a...

Sunday, 28/02/16 - 5:54am Read More

Live from the Wexford Count Centre

  A full tally for the Wexford Count shows Brendan Howlin in the lead where the quota is expected to...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 3:07pm Read More

Browne goes to the top of the poll

With 50% of the boxes opened Fianna Fáil’s James Browne has gone to the top of the poll with his...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 12:05pm Read More

Don’t forget to cast your vote today

Polling booths across Co. Wexford will be open from 7 am to 10 pm in the General Election. In Wexford,...

Friday, 26/02/16 - 9:54am Read More

Fianna Fáil’s Aoife Byrne Tipped for seat

Fianna Fail’s Aoife Byrne’s is being tipped by many across the county to take a seat in Wexford in Friday’s...

Wednesday, 24/02/16 - 4:30pm Read More

Enniscorthy 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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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...

Tuesday, 23/05/17 - 11:57am Read More

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...

Tuesday, 23/05/17 - 11:53am Read More

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...

Tuesday, 16/05/17 - 2:17pm Read More

Swanning around town!

THEY SAY that animals are often more clever than we give them credit for. There was certainly evidence of this...

Tuesday, 02/05/17 - 11:45am Read More

High hopes for St Senan’s college bid

AN AMBITIOUS plan to house a state of the art third level education facility and multi-purpose campus on the grounds...

Tuesday, 25/04/17 - 2:04pm Read More

‘You have to back yourself’ – Wexford’s globally successful dementia researcher

A WEXFORD native who recently became one of 15 young female science researchers from across the globe to gain UNESCO...

Tuesday, 25/04/17 - 1:30pm Read More

Exhibition shows creativity in a ‘Crocodile Sky’

STRIKING WORKS of art and poetry will adorn the walls of Wexford County Council until May 19th, thanks to works...

Tuesday, 18/04/17 - 12:15pm Read More

Conferences explore how Brexit will hit Wexford

HOW BREXIT is likely to impact on County Wexford was discussed at two well-attended seminars hosted in Wexford recently by...

Tuesday, 18/04/17 - 12:10pm Read More

Varadkar acknowledges Wexford’s struggles

WEXFORD TD Mick Wallace has welcomed the acknowledgment of a Government Minister tipped to be the next Taoiseach that Wexford...

Tuesday, 18/04/17 - 12:05pm Read More

Gorey News

M11 Clear after morning crash

The M11 southbound is now clear and traffic is flowing normally following an early morning accident. The motorway was reduced to a single lane after a car collided with a crash barrier at Arklow southbound between junctions 20 and 21....

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Body found in car taken from sea

The body of a woman was discovered in a car that was submerged in the sea near Roney Point this...

Wednesday, 12/04/17 - 10:31pm Read More

Companies invited to join in Job Shadow Day

THE POSITIVE contribution which people with disabilities can make in the workplace is set to be highlighted once again this...

Tuesday, 11/04/17 - 12:23pm Read More

Campaign urges all to ‘Ask’

THERE AREN’T too many occasions throughout the year when Minister of State Paul Kehoe, Wexford County Council Chief Executive Tom...

Tuesday, 04/04/17 - 12:57pm Read More

Wexford’s enterprising students excel at exhibit

SIX LOCAL teenagers are getting set to represent County Wexford at Croke Park in May, but, rather than practicing their...

Tuesday, 04/04/17 - 12:39pm Read More

Courtown ready for next Sunday’s point-to-point races

The Island Hunt is staging its first point-to-point races in three years over a new track at Ounavarra, near Courtown,...

Monday, 03/04/17 - 10:42pm Read More

Festival set to celebrate Wexford’s flower power

THE GARDENS and flowers of County Wexford will be celebrated at a special fiftieth anniversary festival taking place in the...

Tuesday, 21/03/17 - 12:15pm Read More

Davy demands: don’t drink and drive

WEXFORD SENIOR Hurling Manager Davy Fitzgerald is urging young men not to drink and drive, as figures released recently show...

Tuesday, 21/03/17 - 12:12pm Read More

Gorey and Carnew prepare to go green for St Patrick’s Day

The annual St Patrick’s Day Parade in Gorey commences at 3 pm using the new Link Road from the Carnew...

Thursday, 16/03/17 - 5:37pm Read More

Funeral arrangements for Coolgreany farm accident victim

Funeral arrangements have been announced for John Kennedy, (28), of Askinch, Coolgreany, who died in an accident involving a quad...

Thursday, 16/03/17 - 5:04pm Read More

New Ross News

Book launch acknowledges local patriot, Hugh Mahon

A BOOK chronicling the early life of Irish patriot and prominent Australian politician, Hugh Mahon, was launched in New Ross recently by Minister Paul Kehoe. The book, which is a detailed and authoritative history of the Land League and land...

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Community rallies behind Rory fund

PEOPLE ACROSS south west Wexford are giving their full support to a teenage hurling star from the area who is...

Wednesday, 10/05/17 - 12:28pm Read More

‘Excel’lent student in national final

A LOCAL secondary school student will compete in an event today that could result in him representing Ireland and the...

Wednesday, 10/05/17 - 12:25pm Read More

Three Bullet Gate assault

  THE GARDAI in New Ross are investigating an alleged assault that occurred in the town last weekend. The incident...

Wednesday, 26/04/17 - 1:00pm Read More

Furlong to roar with Lions

FORMER NEW Ross Rugby club player, Tadhg Furlong, will be among the 41-member British and Irish Lions who will tour...

Wednesday, 26/04/17 - 12:59pm Read More

Outfoxed!

  A MEMBER of New Ross Golf Club has spoken to the Echo about how he was taken completely by...

Wednesday, 19/04/17 - 1:29pm Read More

Donard kids are Irish champs

CHILDREN FROM Donard National School have been crowned winners of the 26th annual Credit Union Schools Quiz competition after emerging...

Thursday, 06/04/17 - 1:07am Read More

Local documentary wins major award

A SHORT documentary film about St. Mary’s Church, in New Ross, that was created by young people involved in a...

Thursday, 06/04/17 - 1:05am Read More

Account opened for Cahill family

A GROUP calling itself the Friends of the Cahill Family (FOTCF) has opened an account in New Ross to assist...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 10:22am Read More

Capt. Fitzpatrick helped in Wexford searches

THE WHOLE country was shocked by the incident that unfolded in the West of Ireland last week that saw four...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 10:20am Read More

Wexford Town News

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 successful pubs. Anthony Doyle, of Doyle’s Londis, Coolcotts, said he was “absolutely delighted” to have purchased Maggie May’s pub, Monck...

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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...

Tuesday, 23/05/17 - 12:10pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 23/05/17 - 12:04pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 23/05/17 - 12:00pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 16/05/17 - 12:46pm Read More

Acres of land devoured by the sea

FARMERS IN the Ballygranans area of Kilmore have voiced their dismay over the fact that they are losing acres of...

Wednesday, 10/05/17 - 11:57am Read More

Moving tribute paid to crew of lost R116

WEXFORD’S QUAY front came to a standstill as members of the public and local emergency services gathered to pay tribute...

Wednesday, 10/05/17 - 11:53am Read More

School celebrates after history-making year

MEMBERS OF the St. Peter’s College Senior Gaelic Football team gathered together at the Riverbank House Hotel on Saturday night...

Wednesday, 10/05/17 - 11:50am Read More

Opera Festival is a world beater

THERE WERE celebrations in London at the weekend as Wexford Festival Opera won Best Festival at the International Opera Awards....

Wednesday, 10/05/17 - 11:47am Read More