Enniscorthy News

Cycle Awareness Campaign video will shoot at Enniscorthy

Wexford County Council’s Cycling Officer is helping to promote an awareness of cyclists and educate motorists on why cyclists navigate in a certain way when using the roads in County Wexford.  A film company along with a group of cyclists...

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Lifeline for St. Senan’s

A LIFELINE has been thrown to one of Wexford’s most iconic buildings with the decision by An Taisce – the...

Tuesday, 09/09/14 - 3:53pm Read More

Cold shoulder for Chief Whip!

GOVERNMENT CHIEF Whip Paul Kehoe became the first local TD to take the Ice Bucket Challenge while on a family...

Tuesday, 09/09/14 - 3:45pm Read More

Speed – take your choice

THERE WOULD be some greatly aggrieved motorists using the Tomnalosset road should they be clocked by a speed van at...

Tuesday, 09/09/14 - 3:43pm Read More

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Late Joe Furlong

  The death took place recently of Joe Furlong, who was 68, a member of a well known Ballindaggin family....

Tuesday, 09/09/14 - 1:42pm Read More

Delays on N11 at Scarawalsh on Tuesday

Road works will be carried out on the N11 at Scarawalsh tomorrow, 2nd September.  Stop – Go traffic management will be in...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 11:16pm Read More

Night time road closures on N30 at Enniscorthy

Road resurfacing works is taking place all this week on the N30 at Enniscorthy from the Abbey Square Roundabout to...

Friday, 15/08/14 - 10:25am Read More

Car completely destroyed in Ferns blaze

The scene at Doran's Hill, near Ferns, as a car caught fire.
A driver had a lucky escape when a car caught fire on Doran’s Hill, near Ferns on the road to...

Thursday, 07/08/14 - 10:52pm Read More

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

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

Gorey News

Crisis in 999 service

Signing the petition for a better ambulance service in the Gorey district on the Main Street. Pic: Christy Farrell.
Ambulance cover in North Wexford is at crisis point and calls for 24/7 cover has intensified throughout the community after a woman fell into a coma while awaiting the arrival of an ambulance, which took almost three hours and had...

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Road repairs at Hollyfort

Wexford County Council crews have begun to reinstate the road in Hollyfort, and there are now two crews who will...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 11:40pm Read More

Gorey is ready to Party in Pink in Ireland’s first music festival

Traders in Esmonde Street, Gorey, dressed in pink to promote next Sunday's Party in Pink which will raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society - Action Breast Cancer Awareness.
Pink is the colour you’ll find everywhere in Gorey next Sunday, September 14th, there will be music too… and an...

Tuesday, 09/09/14 - 10:29pm Read More

Sinn Fein plans to abolish Local Property Tax

A North Wexford councillor who is calling for a reduction in Property Tax has described the Labour Party’s promise to...

Monday, 08/09/14 - 10:06pm Read More

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Gorey comes to a standstill as Andy Connors is laid to rest

Connors funeral 05 CF36
Concerns are growing in Gorey that the relatively rare and ancient crime of grave robbery may strike sometime in the...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 11:40pm Read More

Dublin murder victim will be buried in Gorey tomorrow

St. Michael's Cemetery, Gorey, where Andy Connors will be laid to rest tomorrow afternoon.
ANDY CONNORS, (45), settled traveller and criminal, and father of six, who was shot a number of times when a masked...

Thursday, 28/08/14 - 9:47pm Read More

Gorey prepares for stage version ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’

The cast of the Raspers production of 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest' rehearsing for next week's stage production at Gorey Little Theatre.
Great anticipation in theatrical circles as the Rasper Players are currently in the depths of rehearsals for their forthcoming production...

Thursday, 28/08/14 - 6:03pm Read More

Two-car crash at Ballygarrett

Gardai are investigating a two-car road traffic collision that occurred at a junction near Peig’s Bar at Ballygarrett just after...

Thursday, 21/08/14 - 7:28pm Read More

Residents to oppose Gorey housing development plan

Kilnahue Lane, on the outskirts of Gorey, where residents have concerns about planning for a major housing development.
Almost all residents on Kilnahue Lane, on the outskirts of Gorey, are expected to renew their objections to planning for...

Tuesday, 19/08/14 - 9:21pm Read More

Kilanerin in the running for All-Ireland ‘Pride of Place’ award

Kilanerin village has been nominated for the 2014 All-Ireland IPB ‘Pride of Place’ awards and over 70 people gathered in...

Tuesday, 19/08/14 - 9:11pm Read More

New Ross News

Sadness at Jimmy’s passing

PEOPLE THROUGHOUT New Ross are in mourning this week following the passing of Jimmy Furness – one of the town’s most respected and well known residents. Educated in Celbridge, Co. Kildare, Jimmy (78) spent almost his entire life living in...

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Hero Garda in hit-and-run incident

A GARDA from County Wexford who was recently hailed a hero after risking his life to save people in dramatic...

Thursday, 28/08/14 - 1:22pm Read More

Denis is model student at 70

Denis North. Pic: John Walsh
A NEW Ross man has created his own bit of history by passing his Leaving Certificate maths exam at the...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 8:26am Read More

Catherine bids for Euro glory

A LOCAL athlete has been included as a member of the eight-strong Irish national team that will contest the Paralympic...

Friday, 15/08/14 - 9:06am Read More

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Locals join Palestine rally

PEOPLE FROM New Ross travelled to Dublin at the weekend to join in a national protest march in support of...

Friday, 15/08/14 - 9:02am Read More

Garda hailed a hero following river rescue

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

Local student set for American elections

A LOCAL third level student from New Ross is currently in Washington D.C., as part of the Washington Ireland Program...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 12:38pm Read More

Walking the walk for charity

A GROUP of local people are planning on walking 120km alongside the river Barrow later this month to raise money...

Wednesday, 09/07/14 - 12:42am Read More

Woman expresses anger at welfare service

Eleanor Sabry-Tabrizy. Pic: John Walsh
A NEW Ross woman who is attending St. Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin has expressed anger at over what she says...

Wednesday, 09/07/14 - 12:39am Read More

Wexford Town News

Three rescued on board motor-cruiser north east of Rosslare Harbour

The Rosslare Harbour RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew launched the all-weather lifeboat last evening at 9 o’clock to go to the assistance of an 8 meter motorcruiser which developed fuel problems some 16 miles north east of Rosslare Harbour. The three...

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Gardai launch investigation into hoax abduction

A national manhunt was launched early Saturday evening when it was reported that 15-year-old Sait Canbullu was abducted by two...

Friday, 19/09/14 - 11:20am Read More

Restoration works on Crimean Monument begin

Minister for Arts, Heritage and The Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys visited the Irish National Heritage Park recently following the announcement that...

Friday, 19/09/14 - 11:22am Read More

Harriers denied

AN APPEAL taken with An Bord Pleanala against Faythe Harriers GAA Club’s proposal to build a new clubhouse at the...

Tuesday, 09/09/14 - 4:20pm Read More

More Wexford Town News

Opera board to lose four

THERE WILL be four vacancies at the upcoming Opera Festival Trust Annual General Meeting as The Echo can reveal that...

Tuesday, 09/09/14 - 4:11pm Read More

Green light for new Loreto school

A long and tenuous 16 year battle for a new school building took a giant leap forward last week after...

Monday, 18/08/14 - 9:42am Read More

Road closed due to lorry collision

ROAD CLOSURES are in place on the Duncannon line tonight after two trucks collided at around 7 p.m. It is...

Sunday, 17/08/14 - 9:22pm 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

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

Windfall for Piercestown parish following altarpiece auction

A Flemish altarpiece discovered by a priest in Piercestown parish, excepted to fetch upwards of €120,000 was sold at auction for...

Thursday, 10/07/14 - 10:10pm Read More