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 of Education teacher per pupil ratio that has increased annually over the past four years. Next year the two-teacher state-of-the...

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Backlash to Kehoe’s Irish Water comments

A WAVE of online fury was unleashed in response to Enniscorthy Minister Paul Kehoe’s comments about Irish Water over the weekend. The Government Chief Whip said he believes the recently announced water charges concessions have satisfied many people. Deputy Kehoe...

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Popular shop is targeted again

Jamie Carroll covers his head at the special sitting of Gorey court. Pic: Christy Farrell
A MAN accused of robbing The Bus Stop Shop in Enniscorthy appeared before the court on Sunday evening. 32-year-old Jamie...

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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

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

More Enniscorthy News

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...

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No Flood Relief until 2015

Slaney Search & Rescue rescued numerous residents from flats on Templeshannon Quay during the flooding. Pic: John Walsh
EXASPERATED RIVERSIDE homes and business may be facing further days like those experienced over the weekend of flooding as there...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 12:51pm Read More

Horses put at risk again

Horses which came close to drowning on the Island, despite owners being warned about the weather conditions. Pic: John Walsh
DISASTER WAS averted once again on the river thanks to the help of the WSPCA, Slaney Search and Rescue and...

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Tragic passing of hardworking John

The farm where John Doyle died following an accident in Cooladine in Enniscorthy. Pic: John Walsh
FAMILY AND friends of a man who died following a tragic workplace accident gathered together at Glenbrien Church yesterday (Monday)...

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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

Fifth Wexford Business Expo is “the best yet”

WEXFORD’S GROWING status as a major centre for business and investment received an added boost last week when the fifth...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 10:20am Read More

Woman robbed at knifepoint

OWNERS OF a small family run business in Bridgetown are this week “still in shock” following an armed robbery last...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 9:27am Read More

Enniscorthy on alert as flooding continues

Flooding at Enniscorthy this morning.
Flooding continues  at Enniscorthy following heavy over night rain has caused the River Slaney to burst its banks. Gardai, the...

Friday, 14/11/14 - 5:41pm Read More

Businesses rally behind Kinsellas

THE HIGH estimation in which a business couple is held in Enniscorthy was demonstrated at a recent retirement presentation by...

Friday, 14/11/14 - 4:15pm Read More

Residents fight against crime

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OUTRAGED RESIDENTS have decided that enough is enough after a spate of recent burglaries at an Enniscorthy housing estate. A...

Friday, 14/11/14 - 4:13pm Read More

200 new jobs

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HUNDREDS of potential new jobs in Enniscorthy were announced on Wednesday at a medical devices manufacturer. Minister for Jobs, Enterprise...

Friday, 14/11/14 - 4:11pm Read More

Cottage Autism Network’s 10th anniversary

COTTAGE AUTISM Network (CAN) is this month celebrating its 10th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the newly appointed CAN committee...

Friday, 14/11/14 - 12:44pm Read More

Benefit night in support of the family of the late Rod Johnstone – Tribute to a “truly wonderful guy”

Former friends and colleagues of the late Rod Johnstone are set to host a benefit night in support of his...

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