Vital equipment stolen from child with special needs

AN APPEAL has gone viral across Facebook in Wexford after a petrol generator which was used for vital medical equipment for an eight year-old child with special needs was stolen from the home of a Bunclody family. The incident took...

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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 problems to solve, such as a shortage of social housing in the North Wexford area, evidence emerges that Gorey is...

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Concerns over longer wait facing Gorey trauma victims!

Wexford General Hospital
Serious concerns have been expressed in Gorey following a leaked report from the Trauma Steering Group which proposes to close...

Tuesday, 12/07/16 - 4:14pm Read More

Kehoe’s guarantee on Wexford A&E

Wexford General Hospital. Pic: Jim Campbell
WEXFORD’S ELECTED representatives came under severe pressure over the weekend after reports began to circulate that trauma services at Wexford General...

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Fundraisers rocked by Console controversy

Console Wexford Manager Denis O'Connor (left) and disgraced CEO Paul Kelly at the opening of the Console Office at Frances Street, Wexford in 2010. Pic: Christy Farrell.
THE ORGANISERS of The Hope & Dream 10 run in Enniscorthy and The Gerard Murphy Memorial Run in Ferns were...

Tuesday, 05/07/16 - 11:59am Read More

Future of Strawberry Festival depends on volunteers

Elena O'Connor, Ciara O'Connor and Sarah Martin are pictured at the Enniscorthy Strawberry, Music and Food Festival. Pic: Christy Farrell
WHILE PERHAPS the crowds didn’t make it out in the same force as previous years, there was still a bit...

Wednesday, 29/06/16 - 3:24pm Read More

Man dead in Ballycanew crash

2012 Tidy Town winner, Ballycanew. Pic: Christy Farrell
  A 21 years old man has died in a road traffic collision which occurred on the R741, one mile...

Thursday, 23/06/16 - 11:14am Read More

Doyles’ ceases trading after 47 years

Martin Doyle's Butchers, Court St., Enniscorthy ceased trading after 47 years on Wednesday last. Pic: John Walsh
ENNISCORTHY SHOPPERS were shocked to find that one of the town’s longest running family businesses had closed its doors for...

Wednesday, 22/06/16 - 4:20pm Read More

€4.2million up in smoke!

The "Aroma" branded cigarettes came from Vietnam and were seized at a commercial premises on the Old Dublin Road.
INVESTIGATIONS ARE still ongoing this week following one of the largest seizures of illegal cigarettes in recent memory in Enniscorthy....

Tuesday, 21/06/16 - 12:36pm Read More

Shock and sadness at death of Damien (44)

The late Damien Murphy.
THERE WAS great shock in the local community over the weekend after it emerged that Damien Murphy of 14 Daphne...

Tuesday, 21/06/16 - 10:29am Read More

Wexford is praying for papal visit!

Could the Pope possibly be about to enjoy some trademark Wexford sunshine?
FOR SOME the idea of His Holiness Pope Francis enjoying a 99 cone at one of Wexford’s beautiful beaches would...

Tuesday, 14/06/16 - 10:45am Read More

Breakfast roll boys go for glory

The Jumbo Breakfast Roll team will be flying the flag for Wexford in this weekend's Red Bull Soap Box race in Cork
A GROUP of friends from the Newbawn and Gusserane areas of County Wexford will be competing in this weekend’s Red...

Friday, 03/06/16 - 5:01pm Read More

Wheels in motion for 1 point 5 ride

Host club for the 1 point 5 ride Slaney Cycling Club. 
L-R Billy Harris, Murry McDonald, John Busher, Phil Skelton, Paddy Dunne, Joe Fortune
THE CAMPAIGN to ensure a safe passing distance for cyclists will take another step forward this month with a major...

Thursday, 02/06/16 - 12:34pm Read More

No plans for Sheehan’s building

Former Sheehan's shop, Rafter St., Enniscorthy undergoing renovation. Pic: John Walsh
WITH CONSTRUCTION work continuing on the old Sheehan’s premises on Rafter Street, whispers have continued among the Enniscorthy public about...

Tuesday, 31/05/16 - 11:53am Read More

Business as usual as strike at Tesco Ireland has been deferred

Tomorrow’s strike at Tesco Ireland (Thursday, May 26) has been deferred following intervention from the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC). Both...

Wednesday, 25/05/16 - 5:23pm Read More

Lotto speculation after €500k win

Sarah Masterson from The Kiosk, Enniscorthy has put the champagne on hold for the Lotto winner.
SPECULATION IS mounting in Enniscorthy as to the identity of the lucky winner who scooped a prize of half a...

Tuesday, 24/05/16 - 10:13am Read More

Ultimate honour for Shamrock Rovers stalwart

Peter "Puck" Quinn (centre) pictured with managers Nicky Murphy Snr and Jr after Shamrock Rovers' cup win last year. Pic: Sarah Murphy
WHILE EVERYONE involved with Shamrock Rovers was in celebratory mood following their latest Premier League title win; few will have...

Tuesday, 24/05/16 - 10:10am Read More

Armed gardaí swoop on burglary gang

ONCE AGAIN there was a strong armed garda presence around Enniscorthy last week as the authorities cracked down on a...

Tuesday, 17/05/16 - 11:56am Read More

It’s a hat-trick for Bunclody’s Liam!

The cast and crew of Bunclody/Kilmyshall's 'Moonshine' which was a finalist at the RTE All Ireland Drama Festival in Athlone.
MEMBERS OF Bunclody/Kilmyshall Drama Group had cause to celebrate at the awards ceremony of the RTE All Ireland Drama Festival...

Wednesday, 11/05/16 - 3:02pm Read More

Pools of blood spark fears on the Promenade

Pools of blood were discovered all along the Promanade on Sunday morning last. Pic: John Walsh
A GRIM scene that was described by some as “a blood-bath” was what greeted walkers on the Promenade in Enniscorthy...

Thursday, 28/04/16 - 12:30pm Read More