Enniscorthy Public pass picket line

by Louise McCarthy DISAPPOINTMENT WAS voiced by Dunnes Stores workers in Enniscorthy at the lack of public support shown by the significant amount of people opting to pass the picket line. 78 Dunnes Stores workers in Enniscorthy took to the...

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99th Easter Rising of 1916 commemorated in Enniscorthy

Hundreds of people gathered in the sunshine in Enniscorthy’s Market Square today for the 99th anniversary Easter Monday Commemoration. Minister for State, Paul Kehoe, T.D. spoke about the period 1913-1922. “It is impossible for those of us living today in...

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Pedestrian injured in Enniscorthy

The scene of a road traffic accident at Mill Park Road, Enniscorthy, today.
An elderly woman is recovering from shoulder and leg injuries after being knocked down while crossing the street at Enniscorthy...

Saturday, 04/04/15 - 8:36pm Read More

Ferns pub damaged by fire

Units of the fire service tackle a blaze at a Ferns pub this evening.
Two units of Enniscorthy Fire Service  was called to deal with a fire in a disused licensed premises in Ferns...

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Enniscorthy set for 1916 Rising Anniversary on Easter Monday

Scenes from the 1916 Easter Rising in Enniscorthy will be re-enacted on Easter Monday. Pic: John Walsh.
  A dress rehearsal for the centenary commemoration of the Easter Rising in Enniscorthy can be witnessed at the 99th...

Friday, 03/04/15 - 5:27pm Read More

Fire at Five star Enniscorthy hotel and spa

by Louise McCarthy A FIVE star Enniscorthy hotel and spa had to be evacuated due a fire raging within the...

Wednesday, 01/04/15 - 5:00pm Read More

Closure for family with guilty verdict

THERE WAS closure for the local family members of murdered Elaine O’Hara at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin after...

Tuesday, 31/03/15 - 4:38pm Read More

Four have eyes on All Irelands

FOUR WEXFORD groups will compete in this year’s All Ireland Amateur Drama All Ireland Finals, with two groups qualifying for...

Tuesday, 31/03/15 - 4:13pm Read More

Enniscorthy man fundraises to return son from Philippines

Thomas with sons Josh and 
Oisin, with mother Emily.
by Louise McCarthy AN UNEMPLOYED Enniscorthy man is still awaiting the safe return of his young son left in the...

Tuesday, 31/03/15 - 3:03pm Read More

Enniscorthy man reported to accept responsibility for wife’s brutal death

Harry Ringwood, an Enniscorthy man who has admitted stabbing his wife.
Harry Ringwood, an Enniscorthy man who has admitted stabbing his wife. by Louise McCarthy WEXFORD was plunged into shock when...

Tuesday, 31/03/15 - 2:16pm Read More

Draw takes place for All-Ireland drama finals at Kilmuckridge

Launching the 63rd All-Ireland Confined Drama Festival at Kilmuckridge are Margaret walsh, Michael Johnston (Festival Director), Cllr Mary Farrell and Dan Walsh. Pic: Christy Farrell.
All systems are in place for the 63rd All-Ireland Confined Drama Finals opening in Kilmuckridge Memorial Hall on Friday, April...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 10:12pm Read More

Suicidal thoughts at crisis point in Enniscorthy

A ENNISCORTHY GP is warning that suicidal ideation is at a record high in the town. Serious concerns expressed by...

Thursday, 26/03/15 - 2:00pm Read More

Celebrations for Enniscorthy’s Special Needs

by Louise McCarthy FORTY years of tending to the needs of special needs in Enniscorthy will be celebrated with an...

Wednesday, 25/03/15 - 4:34pm Read More

Dad’s agony as son(7)is left behind

by Louise McCarthy A FUNDRAISER is being held this Saturday to help a family fund the return of their youngest...

Wednesday, 25/03/15 - 3:06pm Read More

Draft Flood Maps for Bunclody!

A STUDY under the OPW and with the support of Wexford County Council have produced Draft Flood Maps for Bunclody....

Tuesday, 24/03/15 - 10:02pm Read More

A mother’s love

The tractor involved with the fatal crash which claimed the life of 14-year-old Conor Byrne on the Oulart to Blackwater road on Wednesday is  removed from the scene.
“CONOR CAME into this world as unexpected as he left,” a heartbroken Angela Byrne told the Funeral Mass of her...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 5:48pm Read More

“Gentle hero” Conor (14) is laid to rest

THERE WAS a palpable sense of despair in Oulart on Sunday as a numbed community laid tragic crash victim Conor...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 2:56pm Read More

17-year-old is found safe

A TEENAGER reported as missing for almost two weeks was located safe and well yesterday (Monday). Gardai announced on Thursday...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 2:51pm Read More

€300,000 for Ferrycarrig Park agreed

A VOTE on the takeover of Ferrycarrig Park by the Wexford Football League and the Football Association of Ireland was...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 11:36am Read More

Sinn Féin selects Cllr Johnny Mythen as its General Election candidate

  At tonight’s County Convention Cllrs Mick Roche, Oisin O’Connell, Johnny Mythen, Fionntán Ó Súilleabháin and Anthony Kelly. Sinn Féin...

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