Enniscorthy News

Fears over future of new respite unit

LESS THAN three months after the doors opened on the new respite unit ‘An Tearmann’, in St. John’s Community Hosiptal, there are widespread and very real fears that it may close due to staffing issues. While the HSE has moved...

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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

Appeal for missing Enniscorthy teen

GARDAI AT Enniscorthy Garda Station are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 15 year old Andrea Kavanagh, missing...

Monday, 13/10/14 - 6:23pm Read More

Over 20,000 homes without a power supply tonight

Due to the adverse weather conditions there are currently 20,000 electricity customers in the south of the country without power...

Wednesday, 08/10/14 - 10:51pm Read More

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Ian rescues suicide from the harbour

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A WEXFORD man is being hailed a hero after he saved a late night jumper from drowning in Wexford Harbour. But...

Wednesday, 08/10/14 - 10:09am Read More

15 new jobs and €1.6 million investment at Riverside Park Hotel

Jim Maher (General Manager) and staff in a happy mood at the Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy. Pic: Christy Farrell.
A €1.6 million investment in a new conference and banqueting suite and an additional 20 luxurious guest bedrooms at the...

Tuesday, 07/10/14 - 8:04pm Read More

New football champions are homecoming heroes

Traditionally when Wexford wins a major trophy at Croke Park the homecoming celebrations are ignited in Gorey, and while one...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 3:44pm Read More

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...

Friday, 12/09/14 - 10:59pm Read More

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

Gorey News

First Gorey fringe event for the Wexford Opera Festival

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Geraldine Blake, with kids, Emily and Gracie Kirkland enjoying the exhibition at Market House Design. Market House Design, an initiative of Gorey Chamber of Commerce and Wexford County Council opened its second exhibition last Tuesday, ‘A Celebration of Place’ performed...

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Major public protest against water charges in Gorey next Saturday

Disruptions are expected in Gorey for a public protest march against water charges taking place in the town next Saturday...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 9:49pm Read More

Wonder woman walks unhurt from horror motorway crash

A female driver had a miraculous escape from injury this afternoon when her car struck the left hand barrier and...

Tuesday, 14/10/14 - 8:35pm Read More

Ballymoney charity shop hit by thieves

The Village Coffee Shop at Ballymoney where a break-in occurred. Pic: Christy Farrell.
Gardaí at Courtown Harbour are investigating a break-in to the Village Coffee Shop at Ballymoney which was first noticed early...

Tuesday, 07/10/14 - 8:12pm Read More

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Pressure bubbling around Irish Water

Story times ahead for Irish Water. Across the country pressure is mounting on Irish Water on a variety of fronts,...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 3:56pm Read More

Gorey Festival Mystery ! – Event’s future in the spotlight

No shortage of support for the Gorey Market House Festival.
The future of the extremely successful Market House Festival is in doubt, according to a press statement from Gorey Municipal...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 3:39pm Read More

Medal haul for Gorey star, Shona

Supporters and well-wishers take to the streets of Gorey to welcome home dual medal winner Shona Gregan. Pic: Christy Farrell.
Gorey has a pride in its achievers and they turned out in force on the Main Street last Sunday afternoon...

Tuesday, 23/09/14 - 9:53pm Read More

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...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 11:50pm Read More

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

New Ross News

Rugby club in major Allianz deal

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A MAJOR new sponsorship agreement has been made between Allianz Ireland and New Ross Rugby Club (NRRFC). The deal, which is Allianz Ireland’s first ever direct rugby sponsorship in Ireland, was announced at the weekend and invovles a two-year term....

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Public meeting could go up in flames

A PUBLIC meeting due to be held in New Ross this evening could prove to be a volatile and fiery...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 11:13am Read More

Hotel fire under investigation

The Riverview Hotel in New Ross which was damaged by fire. Pic: Jim Campbell
  NEW ROSS Gardai are investigating a blaze which caused a lot of damage recently to the Riverview Hotel building...

Monday, 06/10/14 - 2:06am Read More

Sadness at Jimmy’s passing

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PEOPLE THROUGHOUT New Ross are in mourning this week following the passing of Jimmy Furness – one of the town’s...

Thursday, 04/09/14 - 2:44pm Read More

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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...

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

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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

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

Wexford Town News

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 a criminal investigation after historical allegations of clerical sexual abuse have come to light. The man who is not originally...

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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

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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

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Civic Funeral for former Mayor of Wexford Tommy Carr

Tommy Carr’s good name was synonymous with The Labour Party and the trade union movement, but an entire community fell...

Tuesday, 07/10/14 - 8:11pm Read More

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...

Friday, 19/09/14 - 11:31am 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

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

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

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