Opening night at The Athenaeum

Paul Kehoe TD inspecting a guard of honour by Enniscorthy Re-enactment Group at the official re-opening of The Athenaeum. Pic: John Walsh
IT WAS an evening to remember at Enniscorthy Athenaeum on Friday as, following a massive amount of work from a dedicated group, the historic building hosted its official re-opening ceremony and the last event on the official 1916 centenary calendar....

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Strong interest in LEADER aid

OVER 400 people attended Wexford Local Development (WLD) information meetings across the county in recent weeks to hear of how they can potentially benefit from LEADER funding up to 2020. WLD CEO Brian Kehoe outlined to audiences in New Ross,...

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Homelessness reaches crisis point

HOMELESSNESS IS set to reach unprecedented levels across the county this year, Wexford County Council’s Housing Department has confirmed. Speaking...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 10:43am Read More

A Lidl Setback – Permission refused for new store

Lidl on Bellefield Road.
GERMAN SUPERMARKET giants Lidl have been rejected planning permission to build a new store on their current site at Bellefield...

Tuesday, 20/09/16 - 1:56pm Read More

Tackling Wexford’s drugs scourge

WHAT CAN be done about County Wexford’s increasing drugs problem? That was amongst the chief topics for discussion at yesterday’s...

Wednesday, 14/09/16 - 3:25pm Read More

World Beer Award for Wexford

Jack Doyle behind the taps at Jack Doyle's Brewery
A COUNTY Wexford brewery, representing Ireland, was the proud recipient of a silver medal at the 2016 World Beer Awards...

Friday, 09/09/16 - 10:42am Read More

LEADER Programme information meetings

INFORMATION MEETINGS in advance of the long-awaited commencement of the new LEADER funding programme will take place across the county...

Friday, 09/09/16 - 10:20am Read More

Three Sisters bid criticised by judges

WEXFORD, WATERFORD and Kilkenny’s unsuccessful joint bid to be crowned European Capital of Culture (ECoC) 2020 has been criticised by...

Friday, 09/09/16 - 10:15am Read More

Enniscorthy is the second cleanest town in Ireland

Abbey Square is just one of the areas that has seen a lot of hard work from Enniscorthy Tidy Towns and the Council.
ENNISCORTHY IS the second cleanest town in Ireland according to the latest IBAL anti-litter survey, the results of which were...

Thursday, 08/09/16 - 3:27pm Read More

Howlin blasts Minister for Sport over Olympic ticket controversy

Brendan Howlin TD.
WEXFORD LABOUR TD Brendan Howlin has blasted Minister for Sport, Transport and Tourism Shane Ross amid the controversy surrounding ticket sales for...

Wednesday, 17/08/16 - 4:35pm Read More

Public funding for eight of Wexford’s towns and villages

Funding to the tune of €380,000 will be made available to Wexford County Council for distribution to communities of populations of...

Tuesday, 16/08/16 - 4:20pm Read More

Castlebridge Local Notes

Fundraising Concert Aishling Jones, 17, from Castlebridge, will be moving to Guildford in the UK this September to begin a...

Wednesday, 10/08/16 - 11:43am Read More

Rathnure Local Notes

Church Notices Anniversaries: Saturday 13th 7pm – Mikey & Marcella Redmond Sunday 14th 10am – The deceased members of the...

Wednesday, 10/08/16 - 11:41am Read More

Mass for the masses as St Aidan’s goes online

People are now able to tune into services at St Aidan's Cathedral from all over the world. Pic: John Walsh
WHILE THE church is often accused of failing to move with the times, St Aidan’s Cathedral can be said to...

Thursday, 04/08/16 - 3:03pm Read More

Roisin set for Athenaeum

  ONE OF County Wexford’s foremost singers is putting the finishing touches in place to a programme for a concert...

Wednesday, 03/08/16 - 12:22pm Read More

Homes lying vacant despite housing crisis

Cllr John O'Rourke. Pic: Jim Campbell
A WEXFORD County Councillor has said that, despite the fact that Wexford is currently in the grips of a housing...

Tuesday, 02/08/16 - 11:55am Read More

Nothing sacred as thieves target church

Galbally Church. Pic: John Walsh
THE PARISH priest at Galbally Church has issued an appeal for the return of a number of precious items after...

Thursday, 28/07/16 - 4:30pm Read More

Discharged from Wexford General Hospital twice, self harm patient killed himself

Colette Nolan, sister of Tom.
A man with serious depression who admitted himself to A&E at Wexford General Hospital, killed himself a day after he...

Thursday, 28/07/16 - 3:09pm Read More

Vital equipment stolen from child with special needs

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AN APPEAL has gone viral across Facebook in Wexford after a petrol generator which was used for vital medical equipment...

Thursday, 21/07/16 - 4:05pm Read More

Gorey is fastest growing town!

Gorey town, one of the fastest growing areas of population in the country.
Gorey town and district is growing at a stronger rate than the national and county average and while there are...

Wednesday, 20/07/16 - 11:27am Read More