Enniscorthy News

Evan’s music is inspiring others

Evan Keville performing at launch of his CD 'Can't Hold Us' in aid of St. Patrick's Special School in the Riverside Park Hotel. Pic: John Walsh
A STUDENT from St. Patrick’s Special School is being described as an “inspiration” after releasing his very own C.D. Evan Keville (17) from Enniscorthy was born with an extremely rare condition that affected his brain and sight, leaving him blind....

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Michael leads the way for Hope & Dream 10

NEW RACE Director Michael Jordan said he hopes to “do justice” to the fourth Hope & Dream event, after Tom...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 5:57pm Read More

Waste management tops the agenda at this month’s meeting of Wexford County Council

LOCAL REPRESENTATIVES were talking rubbish at this month’s meeting of Wexford County Council. In the literal sense, that is. Following...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 12:39pm Read More

Mayor pitches Wexford as the “cultural capital of southeast”

MAYOR OF Wexford Cllr George Lawlor has indicated that Wexford town should be the forerunner in a campaign led by...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 12:28pm Read More

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Dog attacks require urgent action

THE COUNTY is reaching crisis point in its ability to tackle the problem of dog attacks. That is the contention...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 12:26pm Read More

Staff of Dunnes Stores Wexford help homeless man on freezing night

STAFF AT Dunnes Stores, Wexford, came to the rescue of a homeless man, who was found freezing in a nearby...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 12:24pm Read More

One giant step for Lauryn

Lauryn Treacy and 'Graham' at her home in Oulart. Pic: John Walsh
A LOCAL family received an early Christmas present after their daughter, who was told she would never be able to...

Tuesday, 16/12/14 - 12:41pm Read More

Fr Jim Fitzpatrick, (43), is laid to rest in Ferns Cemetery

The  Late Fr Jim Fitzpatrick
Fr Jim Fitzpatrick, (43), who passed away last Saturday after enduring a lengthy illness at his home in Alderbrook, Ferns,...

Monday, 15/12/14 - 2:19pm Read More

Elderly man fatally injured in three car collision

Gardaí in Wexford are investigating a fatal traffic collision which occurred near Murrintown earlier this evening. At approximately 4.45pm a...

Sunday, 14/12/14 - 10:51pm Read More

Countdown to Christmas begins in Enniscorthy!

Enisc xmas fair 6 CF50
THERE WAS a sense of magic in the air in Enniscorthy on Saturday as Santa Claus took time off his...

Tuesday, 09/12/14 - 2:54pm Read More

Gorey News

Critical of how revisionists might change the course of Irish history

Senator Labhrás ó Murchu speaking at the Liam Mellows Commemoration in Castletown last Sunday. Pic: Christy Farrell.
Senator Labhrás ó Murchu speaking at the Liam Mellows Commemoration in Castletown last Sunday. Pic: Christy Farrell. Well-known orator, Senator Labhrás Ó Murchú was chief speaker at last Sunday’s annual Liam Mellows Commemoration in Castletown where he was critical of...

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Armed raiders took cash from Gorey bookmakers

TWO ARMED raiders, wearing balaclavas and gloves, escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash after a raid on Boyle Sports...

Friday, 12/12/14 - 5:47pm Read More

Kilnamanagh School gets response from Education Minister

The Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan, T.D., has replied to a question tabled in Dáil Éireann asking if...

Tuesday, 09/12/14 - 10:03pm Read More

‘Best Shopkeeper’ award is won by caring Mick from Carnew

Mick Kelly  is congratulated by customer Pat Gilbert after being declared 'Best Shopkeeper' in Ireland on the Ray D'Arcy radio show.
“MICK IS the type of guy who when dropping off some groceries or just passing by, could end up bleeding...

Tuesday, 09/12/14 - 9:59pm Read More

More Gorey News

350% spike in homelessness amongst drug users in Wexford

The latest statistics revealed by the Cornmarket Project in Wexford highlighted a startling surge in the level of homelessness amongst...

Wednesday, 03/12/14 - 2:11pm Read More

€88,500 in grants for community groups

SEVEN COMMUNITY groups and charitable organisations in County Wexford will receive €88,500 in funding from the National Lottery through the...

Wednesday, 03/12/14 - 2:06pm Read More

Gorey can’t wait for the Christmas lights!

Santa Claus will be welcomed to Gorey next Sunday, not because he will come bearing gifts for the children, but...

Tuesday, 02/12/14 - 7:50pm Read More

Emergency IFA meeting to address sheep kills by dogs

Sheep killed by dogs at Hollyfort, near Gorey, awaiting disposal. Pic; Christy Farrell.
One of the most harrowing nightmares experienced in farming is to rise early in the morning and discover that sheep...

Monday, 01/12/14 - 11:49pm Read More

Castletown woman airlfted to hospital after fall from horse

A woman in her ‘thirties who suffered suspected neck and spinal injuries when she fell from a horse at Clone,...

Sunday, 30/11/14 - 10:23pm Read More

Saving a County Wexford rural school

Kilnamanagh National School could lose a teacher due to  changes on Department of  Education policy.
Eighteen pupils at Kilnamanagh National School could lose 50% of the teaching staff next year because of a controversial Department...

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

New Ross News

Town stunned by Ger’s passing

PEOPLE ALL over New Ross are this week trying to come to terms with the sudden and unexpected passing of one of the town’s most well known and highly respected citizens. Ger St. Ledger (60), 7 Tower Grove, passed away...

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Path cleared for 22km cycleway

PLANS TO develop a 22km Greenway walking and cycling trail from New Ross to Waterford have been given the thumbs...

Tuesday, 16/12/14 - 10:32pm Read More

Carol service in Augustinians

WHEN LOCAL choral group, New Ross Singers, performs its annual mix of Christmas carols in the Augustinian Church it signals...

Wednesday, 10/12/14 - 11:43pm Read More

Full steam ahead for Ross bypass

THE LONG-AWAITED New Ross bypass is one step closer to becoming a reality after the contract for the works was...

Tuesday, 09/12/14 - 12:04pm Read More

More New Ross News

League table is mixed bag for Ross

RECENT FIGURES published in relation to the amount of students who attended third level education from the county’s secondary schools...

Tuesday, 09/12/14 - 11:53am Read More

New Ross Credit Union’s €1.1m dividend

NEW ROSS Credit Union had some good news for its members coming up to Christmas when it announced at its...

Tuesday, 09/12/14 - 11:51am Read More

Sad farewell to Paul

FAMILY AND friends of Paul Davey gathered at St. Mary’s Church, Killenaule, Tipperary on Friday to bid farewell to the...

Tuesday, 09/12/14 - 11:48am Read More

School remembrance garden opened

A LOCAL school had its Garden of Remembrance officially opened last week. On Thursday a large group of teachers, pupils,...

Tuesday, 02/12/14 - 12:38pm Read More

Torchlight protest is a first

HISTORY WAS created in New Ross at the weekend when the town saw a large group of people participate in...

Tuesday, 02/12/14 - 12:35pm Read More

Patients refused seats on hospital bus

Recent changes applied to the eligibility criteria for Non Emergency Patient Transport in the South East is causing patients to...

Tuesday, 25/11/14 - 10:24am Read More

Wexford Town News

Castlebridge mourns loss of baby Fiachra

THE VILLAGE of Castlebridge was struck by the most heartbreaking tragedy last week when a 19-month-old baby boy sadly passed away in his sleep. Fiachra McMahon is the only child of popular local couple Elaine and Padraig McMahon. The death...

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CU dividend of €2.1 million

WEXFORD CREDIT Union had some good news for its members in the run-up to Christmas when it announced, at its...

Tuesday, 09/12/14 - 12:06pm Read More

Olympic champions in Walsh Memorial Tournament

HEAD COACH of the successful IABA Elite Boxing High Performance Unit Billy Walsh has announced the full list of boxers...

Wednesday, 03/12/14 - 2:08pm Read More

Wexford Winterland officially launched

FESTIVE FEVER set in on Saturday when in excess of 8,500 people descended on Wexford’s Main Street for the official...

Wednesday, 03/12/14 - 2:02pm Read More

More Wexford Town News

Change to CBS admissions sparks fury

A recent change adopted by management of the CBS Secondary School to its admissions policy has led to a situation...

Tuesday, 25/11/14 - 10:30am Read More

Popular John dies in drowning accident

The news that well known local man John Fenlon (56) died in a tragic drowning accident in Wexford Harbour on...

Tuesday, 25/11/14 - 10:12am Read More

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...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 4:09pm Read More

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

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