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 here to work. Neil Elworthy is currently in India where he is filming a documentary on the history and story...

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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 week after it emerged that the hospital had suddenly closed for two weeks due to staffing levels. It emerged that...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Mother faces eviction

Tammy Iannetta pictured in one of the bedrooms at Cathedral Street, Enniscorthy. Pic: John Walsh
Enniscorthy woman faces eviction after 35 years by Louise McCarthy AN ENNISCORTHY woman who ran a takeaway in Enniscorthy for...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 11:32am Read More

Amy is cut above the rest

10 year old Amy Deverux pictured after having her hair cut in aid of Repunzal at Anna Furlong Hairdressing in New Ross. Pic: Jim Campbell
A YOUNG girl from Enniscorthy has shown she has a heart of gold after cutting more than 14 inches off...

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Crash probe after pensioner dies

by Louise McCarthy THE communities of Caim and Courtnacuddy are united in mourning following the sudden death of a well-known...

Tuesday, 21/07/15 - 1:29pm Read More

Ron’s new boat ‘Florence’ is launched at Rosslare Harbour

Ron O'Rourke tries out his new boat 'Florence' before she is conveyed to Rosslare Harbour for launch. Pic: Rosslare Maritime.
History was made at Rosslare Harbour on Saturday with the launch of a new boat ‘Florence’ took place at the...

Sunday, 19/07/15 - 1:08am Read More

Woman dead in Caim road collision

A female pensioner, in her early 70s, has died in a road traffic collision after the car she was travelling...

Saturday, 18/07/15 - 11:47pm Read More

Liam Twomey will not be standing in the next General Election

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General Election candidate Dr. Liam Twomey TD pictured at the Fine Gael Convention in the Talbot Hotel on Sunday evening. Photo: Jim Campbell.
Fine Gael TD for Wexford and Chair of the Oireachtas Finance Committee, Liam Twomey, has announced that he will not...

Friday, 17/07/15 - 4:13pm Read More

Tragic death of Stephen (29)

The late Stephen Earle
Shock that ‘life and soul of party’ is dead by Louise McCarthy THE TRAGIC death of a young Duffry Rovers...

Tuesday, 14/07/15 - 11:54am Read More

Fire almost scuppers wedding

by Louise McCarthy WEDDING PLANS were scuppered when a fire hit one of Wexford’s leading vegetable growers at The Moyne....

Wednesday, 08/07/15 - 3:04pm Read More

Man dies in Enniscorthy shooting

The body of a 29 years old local man was discovered with fatal gunshot wounds near his home at Monart,...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 3:32pm Read More

Noel described as “the best known Irishman in London” laid to rest

The Late Noel Swaine, London and Wexford.
All saints Church, Ballycarney, was overflowing for the Thanksgiving Service for the life of Noel Swaine today, where the congregation...

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