Gorey to host charity pre-release date of film ‘Brooklyn’

'Brooklyn'  will be screened in Gorey cinema  ahead of the pre-release date.
Movies@‘Gorey will host a charity screening of the new ‘Brooklyn’ film, which is based on a novel by world renowned Enniscorthy author, Colm Tóibín, in aid of St. Aidan’s Services on Thursday, November 5, the day before the official release...

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John Browne to step down from public life after 33 years in Dail

John Browne, T.D., who is retiring from the political scene. Pic: Christy Farrell.
It was announced yesterday evening (Tuesday) that Enniscorthy T.D., John Browne, (67), is  retiring from public life after 33 years in Dáil Éireann and will not be a candidate in the next General Election. It is expected that his Fianna...

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Tickets for second Brooklyn screening on sale tomorrow!

Saoirse Ronan on the set of Brooklyn in Enniscorthy last year. The actress has confirmed her attendance at the Enniscorthy premiere.
TICKETS FOR the second screening of Brooklyn which will take place in The Riverside Park Hotel on October 28 will...

Tuesday, 29/09/15 - 11:52am Read More

Jailed for refusing to leave home of 35 years

Tammy Iannetta pictured in her sitting room at Cathedral Street, Enniscorthy. Pic: John Walsh
AN ENNISCORTHY mother of five was taken to Mountjoy Jail last week after she refused to vacate her home of...

Tuesday, 29/09/15 - 11:28am Read More

Brooklyn set for second show

Domhnall Gleeson,Eileen O'Higgins and Saoirse Ronan returning to the set of " Brooklyn " in Enniscorthy.
THOSE WHO were left disappointed by how quickly the tickets for the upcoming Brooklyn premiere at The Riverside Park Hotel...

Tuesday, 22/09/15 - 10:36am Read More

Fears after two attempted child abductions

THERE HAS been a massive cause for concern for parents of young children across the Enniscorthy District after it emerged...

Tuesday, 22/09/15 - 10:31am Read More

Women’s movement behind election bid

Caroline Foxe (right) is pictured with Suzanne Collins, from Women for Election, at the Equip 2015 workshop
IT MIGHT be still almost a year away but the election race is already beginning to step up a gear...

Friday, 18/09/15 - 2:25pm Read More

Bunclody librarian Lucy retires after 35 years’ of books

Lucy Wall Murphy on her final day at Bunclody Library.
Users of Bunclody Library services and staff have said goodbye to librarian Lucy Wall Murphy, who retired on August 31,...

Wednesday, 16/09/15 - 3:43pm Read More

Rev Robert Gray installed as Archdeacon of Ferns

Pictured at St. Edan's Cathedral, Ferns for installations of Rev. Canon Robert Gray as Archdeacon of Ferns are Bishop Michael Burrows, Canon Mark Hayden, Rev. Robert Gray, Rev. Paul Mooney, Rev. Arthur Minion. Pic: Christy Farrell
A solemn Service of installation attracted a packed congregation to St. Edan’s Cathedral in Ferns last Sunday afternoon where the...

Wednesday, 09/09/15 - 12:37pm Read More

Glitz and glamour expected for Brooklyn premiere

Saoirse Ronan on set in Enniscorthy last year.  The actress has already confirmed her attendance at next month's Wexford premiere at The Riverside Park Hotel. Pic: John Walsh
AFTER MUCH negotiation over the past couple of months it has been confirmed that Enniscorthy will host the first public...

Tuesday, 08/09/15 - 3:21pm Read More

Film director, Neil, loves Wexford

Film-maker, Neil Elworthy has spoken exclusively to the Echo about his love of Wexford.
AN AWARD-winning film-director has spoken exclusively to the Echo about his interest of county Wexford and why he loves coming...

Thursday, 03/09/15 - 10:50am Read More

Staffing levels close St John’s for two weeks

Sign posted on the door of the Day Care Centre at St. John's Community Hospital which closed suddenly on Wednesday morning. Pic: John Walsh
ELDERLY SERVICE users of the day care centre at St John’s Hospital in Enniscorthy were left high and dry last...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 10:47am Read More

Vandals target Castledockrell

Castledockrell Amenity Group members pictured at their beautifull garden entering Castledockrell village which was vandalised on Friday night-Saturday morning last. Pic: John Walsh
AROUND FIVE years of work was mindlessly destroyed at the beautiful garden on the way into Castledockrell Village on Friday...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 10:43am Read More

Attack on house leads to haul of cigarettes

House in Friary Place, Enniscorthy which was destroyed by fire early on Tuesday morning. Pic: John Walsh
GARDAI IN Enniscorthy are still appealing for information from the public following a fire at a house in Friary Place...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 10:38am Read More

Town’s farewell to loved and respected Myra

Myra and Jim Kinsella outside their jewelley shop in the Market Square. Pic: John Walsh
THERE WAS a large gathering at Enniscorthy Cathedral yesterday (Monday) morning as the local community gathered to mourn the loss...

Tuesday, 25/08/15 - 11:34am Read More

Fire service call at Enniscorthy

Fire service at Mill Park Road this morning.
Nothing was found this morning after a unit of Enniscorthy Fire Service was called to the Letts Company premises on...

Sunday, 23/08/15 - 7:40am Read More

Local Group Let Down by Charity

The late David Dots Redmond, who the golf tournament was being run in memory of.
AN ENNISCORTHY group who were planning a golf classic in memory of a friend who had passed away were left...

Tuesday, 18/08/15 - 11:16am Read More

Sadness at David’s passing on ferry

The late David O'Brien with his loving wife Yvonne and daughter Katie.
THE COMMUNITIES of Oulart and Monamolin were in deep shock this week as news emerged of the sudden passing of...

Thursday, 13/08/15 - 10:20am Read More

Weather woes blow cruise visit off course

THE LONG-AWAITED visit to Wexford of almost 900 German passengers on the cruise ship MS Albatross unfortunately had an unhappy...

Tuesday, 11/08/15 - 12:21pm Read More

Food safety action on two restaurants

Blackwater Lodge Hotel. Pic: Jim Campbell
TWO WEXFORD restaurants were forced to close during July for breaches of food safety legislation according to a release from...

Tuesday, 11/08/15 - 12:18pm Read More