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 a prison sentence of two years with the second year suspended at Wexford Circuit Criminal Court. Noel Fitzhenry (46) with...

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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, days after he reported a serious theft to Gardai. Well known businessman Mr. Jim Kinsella (76) was attacked by a...

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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

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Dancing fever hits Enniscorthy!

Happy dancers at the Enniscorthy Street Rhythms Dance Festival. Pic: Christy Farrell
    ENNISCORTHY WAS hopping over the weekend as the Street Rhythms Dance Fest brought the town to life. The...

Wednesday, 11/06/14 - 12:17pm Read More

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Pact to reduce role of Mythen

The Echo Newspaper team who covered the first meeting of the new council pictured in the Council Chambers. (l to r)- Jim Campbell (photographer), Brendan Keane (New Ross district), Niamh Devereux (Enniscorthy district), Saoirse McGarrigle (Wexford district), Dan Walsh (Gorey district).
    DESPITE ALMOST topping the poll at the recent local elections, Cllr. Johnny Mythen appeared to be ignored at...

Wednesday, 11/06/14 - 12:08pm 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

Girl who defied the odds is honoured

A LITTLE girl from Courtnacuddy has been honoured at the first ever Pride of Ireland awards for secretly teaching herself...

Wednesday, 11/06/14 - 11:36am Read More

Dad let down by GAA

ON THE eve of the Wexford-Dublin hurling clash this weekend, a retired hurler who lost a finger to the game...

Tuesday, 10/06/14 - 11:03pm 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

Irish-Welsh links are celebrated

STUDENTS UNDERTAKING PLC courses at Enniscorthy Vocational College will have a great opportunity of securing a place at renowned Welsh...

Tuesday, 10/06/14 - 4:59pm Read More

12 women share in new exhibition at Newtownbarry House

Sybils of the Slaney, a co-operative exhibition of 12 women painters and print makers, was launched in Newtownbarry House, Gardens...

Sunday, 01/06/14 - 10:32pm Read More

London company to create ten local jobs

TEN NEW jobs are to be created in Enniscorthy after the announcement by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton...

Tuesday, 27/05/14 - 2:56pm Read More

Browne tops poll in Enniscorthy

AFTER A day-long count, Enniscorthy is first off the mark in Enniscorthy with two councillors elected on the first count....

Saturday, 24/05/14 - 9:56pm Read More

Latest news from the Wexford count centre

The doors opened at the Wexford count centre at 9a.m. and the first boxes were opened shortly afterwards at 9.30a.m....

Saturday, 24/05/14 - 12:57pm Read More

End of an era

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  WITH A new age in local politics about to begin the outgoing members of Wexford County Council have created...

Thursday, 22/05/14 - 9:41am Read More

Blackwater student wins Queen of Wool title in Gorey tonight

Elizabeth Earle, Blackwater, winner of the Queen of the  Wool title 2014.
A Blackwater student, Elizabeth Earle, has been crowned ‘Queen of the Wool 2014′ This was the first event of the...

Saturday, 17/05/14 - 11:42pm Read More

“Who’s going to order me?”

A LOCAL councillor, running in this year’s election, could face prosecution by the Gardai and the courts after he stated...

Wednesday, 14/05/14 - 4:26pm Read More