Enniscorthy News

March against water charges attracts 2,000

“ENDA KENNY – not a penny” was just one of the chants that protesters blared out as they made their way along on the Main Street on Saturday afternoon. In excess of 2,000 men and women turned out for the...

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50 new jobs created at Danone

Politicians and key business figures may be more accustomed to chatting over champagne and canapés, but yesterday (Monday) it was...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 4:07pm Read More

No Flood Relief until 2015

Slaney Search & Rescue rescued numerous residents from flats on Templeshannon Quay during the flooding. Pic: John Walsh
EXASPERATED RIVERSIDE homes and business may be facing further days like those experienced over the weekend of flooding as there...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 12:51pm Read More

Horses put at risk again

Horses which came close to drowning on the Island, despite owners being warned about the weather conditions. Pic: John Walsh
DISASTER WAS averted once again on the river thanks to the help of the WSPCA, Slaney Search and Rescue and...

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Tragic passing of hardworking John

The farm where John Doyle died following an accident in Cooladine in Enniscorthy. Pic: John Walsh
FAMILY AND friends of a man who died following a tragic workplace accident gathered together at Glenbrien Church yesterday (Monday)...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 12:50pm Read More

Water charge protest targets Minister Howlin

A GROUP of 25 protesters from the local Right2Water movement gathered outside of White’s Hotel last Wednesday morning in anticipation...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 10:38am Read More

Howlin delivers snapshot of economy

WEXFORD MAN Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin expressed his own personal delight at being invited to deliver...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 10:26am Read More

Fifth Wexford Business Expo is “the best yet”

WEXFORD’S GROWING status as a major centre for business and investment received an added boost last week when the fifth...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 10:20am Read More

Woman robbed at knifepoint

OWNERS OF a small family run business in Bridgetown are this week “still in shock” following an armed robbery last...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 9:27am Read More

Enniscorthy on alert as flooding continues

Flooding at Enniscorthy this morning.
Flooding continues  at Enniscorthy following heavy over night rain has caused the River Slaney to burst its banks. Gardai, the...

Friday, 14/11/14 - 5:41pm Read More

Gorey News

Prosperous and Kilrush are tops in Gorey One-Act Drama Festival

Peter O'Gorman and Gillian Dunlop of Camross Drama Group on stage at the Gorey One-Act Festival.
The three nights of the Gorey One-Act Drama Festival brought along good sized audiences for some high class presentations in Gorey Little Theatre with the final adjudication taking place on Saturday night. Prosperous from Co. Kildare, who took to the...

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Gorey’s commercial rates will be reduced as Council adopts Budget

Cllr Malcolm Byrne, Cathaoirleach, Wexford County Council.
Wexford County Council unanimously adopted its €100 million Budget for 2015. All the members voted for the final agreed package,...

Friday, 21/11/14 - 6:07pm Read More

Cllr Joe Sullivan elected to the Chair of new health body

Cllr Joe Sullivan elected Chair of new South East health body.
Mental Health and the Ambulance Service will be the priorities of Cllr Joe Sullivan, who was elected to Gorey Municipal...

Monday, 17/11/14 - 11:26pm Read More

Gorey One-Act Drama Festival

Gorey Little Theatre is the perfect venue for the Gorey One-Act Drama Festival which opens on Thursday, November 20. The...

Monday, 17/11/14 - 11:17pm Read More

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Cottage Autism Network’s 10th anniversary

COTTAGE AUTISM Network (CAN) is this month celebrating its 10th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the newly appointed CAN committee...

Friday, 14/11/14 - 12:44pm Read More

Benefit night in support of the family of the late Rod Johnstone – Tribute to a “truly wonderful guy”

Former friends and colleagues of the late Rod Johnstone are set to host a benefit night in support of his...

Friday, 14/11/14 - 9:38am Read More

Road crash on the Gorey-Arklow road

Three vehicles were involved in a road traffic collision at a junction at Aske on the Gorey to Arklow road,...

Thursday, 13/11/14 - 5:43pm Read More

Gorey copes well in wet conditions

“There was a lot of minor flooding, it was mainly surface water and didn’t cause too many problems,” said Executive...

Thursday, 13/11/14 - 5:36pm Read More

N11 reopens at Enniscorthy following blockage by flooding

The N11 was blocked for a time this afternoon due to flooding south of the bridge at Enniscorthy
The N11 is re-opening to traffic through Enniscorthy town after being closed for about one and a half hours due...

Thursday, 13/11/14 - 2:30pm Read More

Gorey Remembrance Sunday

French consul, Ms. Phillipe Ray and Cllr. Malcolm Byrne,Chairman  of Wexford County Council, at the Gorey Remembrance Sunday Service last Sunday.
Gorey took time to remember last Sunday and commemorate in tandem with other parts of the country and the UK...

Tuesday, 11/11/14 - 10:24pm Read More

New Ross News

Twin attack for science event

TWO PUPILS from Ramsgrange Community School have qualified for the national BT Young Scientists Competition. Ben and Neil Pierce entered a project aimed at studying the benefits of the direct sowing of grass rather than conventional methods. Their project was...

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Snake’s alive!

AUTOBODY SPECIALISTS in a local business got more than they bargained for when they discovered a snake crawling up the...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 10:08am Read More

New Ross boxer brings home gold

THE FORTUNES of one New Ross sportsperson, whose career has been in the ascendancy over the last couple of years,...

Thursday, 13/11/14 - 1:06am Read More

Search ongoing for missing man

A SEARCH was ongoing yesterday for a young man from New Ross who has been missing since the early hours of...

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Shock at death of Luke Wadding

Founding member of Wexford Credit Union Luke Wadding died yesterday (Monday) at Wexford General Hospital following a brief illness. The...

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

Further allegations of abuse made against Christian Brother

A PROMINENT Wexford figure has revealed that he has made a statement to gardai in relation to sexual abuse he...

Monday, 10/11/14 - 5:22pm Read More

Public urged to back campaign for mental health service

Members of the public are being urged to throw their weight behind a campaign demanding the establishment of a 24-hour...

Monday, 10/11/14 - 5:17pm Read More

Wexford’s Fight for Acute Mental Health Service to hold meeting

Local representatives and the general public are invited to attend a meeting on Wednesday night hosted by the lobby group...

Sunday, 02/11/14 - 5:56pm Read More

Water protests in all Wexford towns on Saturday

The scene in Gorey last Saturday where 300 anti-water charges protesters took to the Main Street. An even bigger turnout is expected tomorrow for the National Day of protest. Pic: Christy Farrell.
  Anti-water charges demonstrations will be held in all the major towns in Wexford tomorrow (Saturday) in support of the...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 4:09pm Read More

Rugby club in major Allianz deal

A MAJOR new sponsorship agreement has been made between Allianz Ireland and New Ross Rugby Club (NRRFC). The deal, which...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 11:18am Read More

Wexford Town News

Steering through motoring history

Since the first motor car arrived in Wexford in 1897-’98, initially called “the horseless carriage”, motoring has developed through the decades and inspired two Wexford enthusiasts to compile the history of transport. There was a large gathering in the Riverbank...

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Remembrance service commemorates Wexford soldiers

A LARGE crowd turned out on Sunday for the civic ecumenical service at St Iberius Church to mark Remembrance Day....

Tuesday, 11/11/14 - 12:08pm Read More

Popular local man dies suddenly

CLONARD MAN Alan Tierney (40) passed away recently much to the shock and upset of his close-knit circle of friends....

Tuesday, 11/11/14 - 11:59am Read More

Details of bumper Christmas festival revealed

A 40-day extravaganza of festivities and events is in the pipeline for this Christmas, with the up-coming Wexford Winterland 2014....

Tuesday, 11/11/14 - 11:56am Read More

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Estimated 2,500 march against water charges

Torrential rain and gale force winds may have made their trek from Ferrybank across Wexford Bridge a challenging encounter, but...

Sunday, 02/11/14 - 5:35pm Read More

House prices on the rise

AN ENNISCORTHY auctioneer predicts a “very positive year ahead in 2015” due to soaring house prices in the county. Figures...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 2:21pm Read More

Allegations of abuse against Christian Brother

A Christian Brother and former teacher at the Wexford secondary school run by the religious order is the subject of...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 2:04pm Read More

Second attempted armed robbery in six months

Gardai are this week continuing to investigate an attempted armed robbery at Barrack Street Post Office last Friday morning. This...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 10:34am Read More

Inquest held 15 years after man goes missing

Over 15 years after he was reported missing an inquest into the death of Kilmore native Patrick Gallagher was held...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 10:31am Read More

Brains behind online Irish History course Visit Wexford Library

TCD Wex Library 11 Oct 14 - 6 EDIT
Learners from all over the county met the brains behind the Trinity College Massive Open On-Line Course ‘Irish Lives in...

Friday, 17/10/14 - 9:58am Read More