Enniscorthy News

Mother faces eviction

Tammy Iannetta pictured in one of the bedrooms at Cathedral Street, Enniscorthy. Pic: John Walsh
Enniscorthy woman faces eviction after 35 years by Louise McCarthy AN ENNISCORTHY woman who ran a takeaway in Enniscorthy for 35 years is facing eviction from her family home. 58-year-old Tammy Ianetta, raised five children and operated a fast-food takeaway...

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Amy is cut above the rest

10 year old Amy Deverux pictured after having her hair cut in aid of Repunzal at Anna Furlong Hairdressing in New Ross. Pic: Jim Campbell
A YOUNG girl from Enniscorthy has shown she has a heart of gold after cutting more than 14 inches off...

Wednesday, 22/07/15 - 2:14pm Read More

Crash probe after pensioner dies

by Louise McCarthy THE communities of Caim and Courtnacuddy are united in mourning following the sudden death of a well-known...

Tuesday, 21/07/15 - 1:29pm Read More

Ron’s new boat ‘Florence’ is launched at Rosslare Harbour

Ron O'Rourke tries out his new boat 'Florence' before she is conveyed to Rosslare Harbour for launch. Pic: Rosslare Maritime.
History was made at Rosslare Harbour on Saturday with the launch of a new boat ‘Florence’ took place at the...

Sunday, 19/07/15 - 1:08am Read More

Woman dead in Caim road collision

A female pensioner, in her early 70s, has died in a road traffic collision after the car she was travelling...

Saturday, 18/07/15 - 11:47pm Read More

Liam Twomey will not be standing in the next General Election

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General Election candidate Dr. Liam Twomey TD pictured at the Fine Gael Convention in the Talbot Hotel on Sunday evening. Photo: Jim Campbell.
Fine Gael TD for Wexford and Chair of the Oireachtas Finance Committee, Liam Twomey, has announced that he will not...

Friday, 17/07/15 - 4:13pm Read More

Tragic death of Stephen (29)

The late Stephen Earle
Shock that ‘life and soul of party’ is dead by Louise McCarthy THE TRAGIC death of a young Duffry Rovers...

Tuesday, 14/07/15 - 11:54am Read More

Fire almost scuppers wedding

by Louise McCarthy WEDDING PLANS were scuppered when a fire hit one of Wexford’s leading vegetable growers at The Moyne....

Wednesday, 08/07/15 - 3:04pm Read More

Man dies in Enniscorthy shooting

The body of a 29 years old local man was discovered with fatal gunshot wounds near his home at Monart,...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 3:32pm Read More

Noel described as “the best known Irishman in London” laid to rest

The Late Noel Swaine, London and Wexford.
All saints Church, Ballycarney, was overflowing for the Thanksgiving Service for the life of Noel Swaine today, where the congregation...

Thursday, 02/07/15 - 4:16pm Read More

Gorey News

Elderly woman dies in Gorey road crash

  An elderly woman has died after her car was in collision with a truck at Ballyloughan, Arklow Road, north of Gorey. Emergency services rushed to the scene at 3.20 p.m. and the sole occupant of the car was pronounced...

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Colleen could be the next Miss Ireland

Local girl Colleen O'Reilly (Ballycanew) has made it all the way to the Miss Ireland finals as Miss Dublin West 2015. Pic: Christy Farrell
A YOUNG Ballycanew lady who is building a busy career for herself in the world of modelling and likes to...

Tuesday, 14/07/15 - 5:42pm Read More

Gorey moves closer to Dublin!

The new Rathnew-Arklow M11 motorway  has been opened to traffic.
  Ninety kilometres of motorway and dual carriageway now exists between Gorey and Dublin and this progressive development has been...

Tuesday, 14/07/15 - 5:29pm Read More

Last Post WWI commemoration invites public to Gorey Fire Station

Gorey Fire Station gets the keys of a new Volvo B fire appliance for Gorey Fire Station in 2005. The Fire Station is Open to th public on Thursday evening. Archive Photo: John Walsh
Gorey Fire Station will be a participant and opening its doors to the public at 18.30 hours (6.30 p.m.) this...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 10:32pm Read More

New name for popular band TouchWood

Where Buildings Fall are, from left to right: Sam Ali, Mark Caplice, Michael Fleming and Brian Fleming.
The newly named band, Where Buildings Fall, are set to debut their forthcoming self-titled album on stages across the country...

Tuesday, 23/06/15 - 10:02pm Read More

Book of Condolence in Gorey Library

A Book of Condolence has been placed in Gorey Library to facilitate expressions of sympathy for the six Irish students...

Thursday, 18/06/15 - 4:54pm Read More

28 new car parking spaces opened in Gorey

Cllr. John Hegarty, Chairman of Gorey Municipal District and David Rhodes (Masonic Lodge) cutting the ribbon at the official opening of the Masonic Car Park, The Avenue, Gorey. Pic: John Walsh
A decade of discussion and negotiation and planning between the local authority and the leaders of the Masonic Lodge has...

Tuesday, 16/06/15 - 12:45pm Read More

Fr Walter Forde will be laid to rest in Castlebridge on Thursday

Fr Walter Forde. Pic: Christy Farrell.
Funeral arrangements have been announced for Fr Walter Forde, (72), parish priest of Castlebridge since 1996, who died at his residence...

Monday, 08/06/15 - 4:46pm Read More

Delays on M11 after crash near Arklow

Roadusers are asked to be patient with delays following a crash on the M11 Wexford to Dublin road northbound at Junction...

Wednesday, 03/06/15 - 12:04pm Read More

Missing Enniscorthy man

Karl O'Toole
Gardaí are appealing for help in tracing a missing Enniscorthy man. Karl O’Toole, (30), was last seen in the Friary...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 11:57pm Read More

New Ross News

Town shocked by man’s arrest

PEOPLE THROUGHOUT New Ross were shocked to learn of the arrest of a man from the town in relation to the alleged attempted smuggling of gold bars into India. Edwin Minihan, who is in his 40s, comes from one of...

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Cemetery church vandalised

The damaged door in the church on the graveyard in New Ross.Photo;Mary Browne
THE CHURCH in St. Stephen’s Cemetery in New Ross has had to be reinforced to prevent vandals from inflicting more...

Monday, 22/06/15 - 12:02am Read More

Power plant officially opens

Hats off from Patrick Dunleavy (Station manager), An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD, Gregor Alexander (Finance Director SSE plc), Alestair Philip Davies Chief Executive) pictured at the official opening of the SSE Great Island CCGT Power Plant. Pic: Jim Campbell
AN TAOISEACH, Enda Kenny, has told the Echo newspaper that ‘hopefully’ New Ross will eventually benefit from having natural gas...

Sunday, 21/06/15 - 11:57pm Read More

Frankenstein Bolts launch debut video

LOCAL ROCK band, Frankenstein Bolts, will unveil their debut video in Sky and the Ground, Wexford, this week. On Tuesday,...

Monday, 01/06/15 - 3:52pm Read More

Walsh accepts referendum outcome

SEN. JIM Walsh has said that he and others who opposed the same-sex marriage referendum have to accept that will...

Monday, 01/06/15 - 3:47pm Read More

Two die in plane crash on the Blackstairs Mountain

The Blackstairs Mountain  range where a light aircraft crashed this afternoon.
A helicopter search has located the wreckage on a light aircraft which crashed in the Blackstairs Commons, near the village...

Sunday, 24/05/15 - 9:03pm Read More

A full cycle wash

Washing machine operated using a bicyle. Pic: Jim Campbell
  A LOCAL couple are utilising natural resources and preserving the environment after they created a way of running their...

Tuesday, 12/05/15 - 4:54pm Read More

Apex opens up again

Staff, management and children pictured at the re-opening the Apex Sports, Leisure and Health Centre, New Ross. Pic: John Walsh
THE APEX swimming pool and leisure complex in New Ross has re-opened to the public again following extensive repair and...

Wednesday, 06/05/15 - 4:04pm Read More

Two bodies discovered in a house in Clonroche village

Clonroche village
The bodies of two people – a male and a female – aged between 20 and 30 were discovered in...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 10:03pm Read More

Historic fort to close

Officers Tea Room and living quarters at Duncannon Fort. Pic: Jim Campbell
DUNCANNON FORT in County Wexford will close its doors to the public indefinitely on Friday, May 15. The County Council...

Thursday, 30/04/15 - 10:10am Read More

Wexford Town News

Minutes away from Tunisian terror

A WELL-KNOWN Wexford businesswoman was just minutes away from the location of a terrorist attack in Sousse, Tunisia where a lone gunman opened fire on a beach, killing at least 38 tourists, including three Irish, and injuring many more. Kathryn...

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Further expansion at Nutricia plant

A PLANNING application lodged by Nutricia Infant Nutrition Ltd. (Danone) for the expansion of their plant at Roxborough, Maudlintown has...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 3:34pm Read More

Irish Pride debt sold but staff still waiting

OVER 120 workers are still in limbo at Taghmon’s Irish Pride plant as news of a prospective buyer for the...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 3:33pm Read More

A sky-high proposal by Kevin!

JACKIE WILSON sang about love taking him higher and higher but one Wexford man gave the classic crooner a run...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 3:30pm Read More

RNLI called to assist yacht

ROSSLARE HARBOUR RNLI had an early morning call-out on Friday when six people made an emergency call after their yacht...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 3:16pm Read More

Ceremony remembers all those lost at sea

Wreath layers and dignatories pictured at the memorial service at the momument in memory of those lost at sea in Kilmore Quay. Pic: Jim Campbell
A LARGE crowd attended the recent Memorial Ceremony at Kilmore Quay Memorial Garden, which is in its 15th year and...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 3:04pm Read More

Tributes to “Champion of the Forgotten Ones”

Presentation was made to Padge Reck, Chairman of the Wexford Memorial Trust at the annual memorial ceremony in the Pauper's Graveyard. Pic: Jim Campbell
THIS YEAR’S Pauper’s Graveyard Annual Patron took on some extra meaning for the volunteers and committee of the Wexford Memorial...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 2:58pm Read More

Wexford seafarers remembered at Commodore Barry memorial

Minister Brendan Howlin TD inspects the Navy personal at the laying of wreaths at the Commodore Barry Memorial. Pic: Jim Campbell
The unique relationship between Wexford and the United States was the theme for reflection at the 58th wreath-laying ceremony at...

Tuesday, 23/06/15 - 10:22pm Read More

Tragedy claims life of young mother

Kelly roche
FOR THE second time in just over a week, the Rosslare road was closed to traffic following a two-car collision...

Tuesday, 23/06/15 - 4:27pm Read More

€1.5m park at Killeens

WEXFORD CO. Council has announced plans for the development of a large new neighbourhood park, costing an estimated €1.5m, for...

Tuesday, 23/06/15 - 4:18pm Read More