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 last Sunday morning. Fears were sparked after pools of blood were found at various points along the walkway and blood...

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Murder retrial ruling upheld

Michael Furlong arriving at Bagenalstown Courthouse in 2013  Photo: Jim Campbell.
A DECISION against a retrial of Michael Furlong for the murder of Patrick Connors (37) in 2011 has been upheld by the Court of Appeal. The case had initially collapsed over disputed pathology evidence by Dr Khalid Jaber. Furlong, of...

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IFA dispute over compulsory purchase orders for bypass

Members of Wexford IFA protesting at Scarawalsh last Tuesday.
THE WEXFORD branch of the IFA were out in force with placards at Scarawalsh last week to highlight a dispute...

Tuesday, 26/04/16 - 12:30pm Read More

Shoppers beware! – gang targets women in supermarket car parks

ENNISCORTHY GARDAÍ have issued a warning to shoppers in the locality to avoid leaving their handbag’s unattended in supermarket carparks,...

Tuesday, 19/04/16 - 1:14pm Read More

Mugged on the way to mass

A 71 year-old woman was the target of a cowardly attack on Saturday evening when she was thrown to the...

Friday, 15/04/16 - 9:25am Read More

Major investment in Clonroche

WEXFORD COUNTY Council is investing €250,000 in upgrading the Waste Water Treatment Plant facilities in Clonroche. The work began in...

Thursday, 14/04/16 - 9:36pm Read More

Stats highlight county’s burglary black spots

STATS COMPILED from the Central Statistics Office survey for 2015 show that burglaries were up in many locations across the...

Thursday, 14/04/16 - 5:03pm Read More

Tears for talented teenager Ciara laid to rest in Limbrick Cemetery

The late Ciara Ryan.
Tears mixed with the rain at Kilanerin this morning as huge crowds turned out to pay a final farewell to...

Monday, 11/04/16 - 11:03pm Read More

Spalsh n’ grab at The Waterfront

AS IF The Waterfront Pool and Leisure Centre hadn’t had enough to deal with following the floods which decimated the...

Tuesday, 05/04/16 - 12:43pm Read More

Man dies and another seriously injured in Gorey workplace accident

A man in his 40’s has died, and another man has been seriously injured following a workplace accident at Casey...

Friday, 01/04/16 - 10:09pm Read More

Enniscorthy 1916-2016

Extraordinary coverage of the 1916 Centenary Commemoration in this week's Wexford Echo Group of Newspapers.
Thousands of people attended the  State centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising in Enniscorthy where the official welcoming speech was delivered...

Tuesday, 29/03/16 - 11:23pm Read More

10,000 expected in Enniscorthy for Easter Monday 1916 programme

Flags are out on Castle Street as Enniscorthy prepares for Monday's 1916 commemoration events.
Enniscorthy has completed preparations for Easter Monday’s 1916 Rising centenary programme, the streets having been cleaned, windows decorated for the...

Friday, 25/03/16 - 4:59pm Read More

Gardai intervene in Gorey circus protest

Gardai attempt to keep the situation under control at the Belly Wien circus on Esmonde St. Gorey. Pic: Christy Farrell
The future of elephants as star performers in the circus was dealt a serious blow after a series of public protests...

Tuesday, 22/03/16 - 2:53pm Read More

Breaking: Major garda operation underway

A MAJOR Garda operation is currently under way across the South East region in a bid to tackle ongoing criminal...

Tuesday, 22/03/16 - 1:56pm Read More

Woman robbed by Garda impersonators

ENNISCORTHY GARDAÍ are appealing for witnesses after a woman was pulled over and robbed at the side of the road...

Tuesday, 22/03/16 - 10:40am Read More

Failed candidate calls on council to “let the people decide”

Former councillor Jackser Owens who feels he should have been next in line for the vacant council seat.  Pic: John Walsh
A FORMER Enniscorthy town councillor who narrowly missed out on a seat on the County Council in the last election...

Tuesday, 15/03/16 - 2:01pm Read More

Joel convictions quashed by court

A SECOND retrial may be on the cards for Eleanor Joel and Jonathan Costen after their convictions were quashed by...

Wednesday, 09/03/16 - 12:12pm Read More

Couple had taken number of drugs

Melissa Giltrap and Stephen Deloughrey passed away in May of last year.
THE DEATH of a couple, who passed away while in a family member’s house, over the course of the May...

Wednesday, 09/03/16 - 12:11pm Read More

Wexford Count Result – Fine Gael 2, Labour 1, Fianna Fail 1, Independent 1

The five names that will represent the Wexford Constituency in the 32rd Dáil were officially announced at the Count Centre,...

Monday, 29/02/16 - 6:26pm Read More

Howlin, Browne and Wallace elected. Recount on Monday

Brendan Howlin elected on the 10th Count. Pic: Jim Campbell
Michael D’Arcy will take the fourth seat in Wexford and Paul Kehoe will take the fifth! However, there was a...

Sunday, 28/02/16 - 5:54am Read More