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 the Rio Olympics and the arrest of Irish Olympics boss Pat Hickey in Rio this morning. Deputy Howlin says that following...

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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 less than 5,000, and also some funds available for towns and villages with 5,000 to 10,000 inhabitants, following the launch...

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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

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...

Tuesday, 12/07/16 - 11:14am Read More

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