Enniscorthy News

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 place and delays can be expected.

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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

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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

Shop Owner (76) beaten after theft of jewellery

AN ELDERLY man’s jaw was broken in a vicious assault which occurred in his jewellery shop in Enniscorthy on Wednesday,...

Thursday, 17/07/14 - 10:29am Read More

Farewell to hurling legend Tim

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HUNDREDS OF mourners turned out to St. Clement’s Church, Cloughbawn on Saturday for the Funeral Mass of hurling legend Tim...

Wednesday, 09/07/14 - 10:35am Read More

Tractor and trailer taken from yard

This Herbst Twin Axle Low Loader was also taken from the yard
  A FARMING couple have been left “devastated” after a tractor and trailer, worth an estimated €40,000, were taken from...

Wednesday, 09/07/14 - 10:32am Read More

Dempsey prevents Slaney tragedy

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A NIGHT of disaster was prevented by none other than Damien Dempsey over the weekend, when he saved a young...

Wednesday, 25/06/14 - 10:35am Read More

Farewell, Harry

Guard of Honour at the funeral of SSR Chairman Harry O'Connor at St. Senan's Church. Pic: Christy Farrell
  ENNISCORTHY CAME to a standstill at the weekend to bid a sad farewell to one of its best known...

Wednesday, 25/06/14 - 10:32am Read More

Gorey News

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 gunman called to his home at Old Pound, Boherboy, in Saggart, Co. Dublin, at 11 pm last Tuesday night week...

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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

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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

Enniscorthy-born poet Anthony Cronin has date at Gorey Library

ANTHONY CRONIN, the Enniscorthy-born poet who will read at Gorey Library.
ANTHONY CRONIN, the Enniscorthy-born poet who will read at Gorey Library. A senior figure in Irish literature, Enniscorthy-born poet, novelist,...

Monday, 18/08/14 - 11:58pm Read More

Call to end Gorey-Israel links

A North Wexford councillor is calling on the business community and Gorey Municipal Council to end Gorey’s ties with Israel...

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

Generous Gorey to send water and medical aid to people of Gaza

The generous people of Gorey will come out in support of a Gaza fundraiser to send much needed water and...

Wednesday, 06/08/14 - 11:54pm Read More

Curtain comes down on Gorey’s successful Market House festival

The final curtain came down on the Gorey Market House Festival as a packed Main Street rocked to the strains...

Monday, 04/08/14 - 12:12am Read More

Concerns about the ambulance service in North Wexford

Concerns for the efficiency of the ambulance service in North Wexford were frequently raised at meetings of Gorey Town Council...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 11:20pm Read More

New Ross News

Hero Garda in hit-and-run incident

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A GARDA from County Wexford who was recently hailed a hero after risking his life to save people in dramatic river rescues was the victim of a hit-and-run incident in Waterford City on Thursday. Gda. David Hearne, originally from Innyard,...

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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

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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

Locals join Palestine rally

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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

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Garda hailed a hero following river rescue

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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

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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

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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

Race traffic faces delays at New Ross tomorrow evening

A spokesperson for Wexford Racecourse is advising racing personnel and supporters from the Munster region to allow plenty of time...

Thursday, 03/07/14 - 4:59pm Read More

Wexford Town News

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 planning permission for the new Loreto Secondary School was approved at a green field site in Killeens, on the outskirts...

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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

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Windfall for Piercestown parish following altarpiece auction

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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

Exam season is upon us!

Leaving cert students Michelle Moytie and Anita Gahan pictured in Colaiste Bride. Pic: Jim Campbell
  SO FAR, so okay – that’s the general consensus from the majority of students who kicked their Leaving Cert...

Wednesday, 11/06/14 - 12:06pm Read More

Gorey’s Cllr Malcolm Byrne is new Chairman of Wexford Co. Council

Cllr Malcolm Byrne from Gorey Municipal has been elected Chairman of Wexford County Council.
Gorey Municipal District will have a strong voice on Wexford County Council following the election of Cllr Malcolm Byrne (Fianna...

Tuesday, 10/06/14 - 9:38pm Read More

17-house development has potential for more

PLANS FOR a Phase I 17-house development on Newtown Road, with provision for further expansion, have been lodged with Wexford...

Tuesday, 10/06/14 - 5:04pm Read More

Jamie Codd is champion point-to-point jockey for the first time

Mayglass jockey, Jamie Codd, has won his first National Point-to-Point Jockey’s Championship. He went into the final day of the...

Monday, 02/06/14 - 9:29pm Read More

Rebel Davy gets to roar

FORMER LABOUR councillor Davy Hynes was in a nervous but hopeful place for the weekend as he held vigil at...

Tuesday, 27/05/14 - 2:44pm Read More