Brooklyn ready for transition to TV

Julie Walters in her role as Mrs Keogh in Brooklyn.
WITH EVERYONE in Enniscorthy anxiously awaiting the Oscars to see if Brooklyn can scoop some big prizes and make the town home to an Oscar-winning film, there was more news for fans of movie this week as it was announced...

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House fire claims life of pensioner

House at Grange, Rathnure which was destroyed by fire, and claimed the life of Pat Brennan on Wednesday evening. Pic: John Walsh
IT WAS an eerie scene at Grange Lane in Rathnure on Thursday of last week, as quietness descended on the scene where the day before a fire had torn through the country cottage of Pat Brennan, tragically claiming his life. Tape tied...

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18 jobs saved as Lodgewood emerges from examinership

THERE WAS good news for employees at Lodgewood Engineering in Ferns last week as it was announced that the company...

Wednesday, 03/02/16 - 2:01pm Read More

Burger Mac will re-open say owners

Burger Mac in Enniscorthy.
THE OWNERS of Abbey Quay’s popular fast-food restaurant Burger Mac have moved to assure customers that there is no truth...

Tuesday, 02/02/16 - 10:29am Read More

Gardaí hope to reunite people with stolen property

PEOPLE ACROSS the district who have been victims of crime may have the opportunity to be reunited with their stolen...

Tuesday, 02/02/16 - 10:01am Read More

Man in his 60s killed in road crash at Ferns

People are invited to come along to Enniscorthy Garda Station tomorrow
A MAN in his 60s has lost his life following a single vehicle road traffic collision at Clone, Ferns. The incident...

Wednesday, 27/01/16 - 11:02am Read More

Work underway on “Patriot’s Flag” despite petition

WITH THE groundwork now underway for the new Abbey Square monument, which will feature a 16 metre stainless steel flagpole...

Wednesday, 27/01/16 - 10:31am Read More

Probe after 250 dogs removed from house

Gardai at the scene in Ferns. Pic: Christy Farrell
There were amazing scenes outside a rural dwelling near Ferns as a convoy of white wagons were packed to capacity...

Tuesday, 19/01/16 - 2:14pm Read More

Gardaí raids target serious criminality and dangerous gangs

The house in Glenbrien/Brownswood which was raided by Gardaí on Friday morning. Pic: John Walsh
THERE WAS a flurry of Garda activity in the Glenbrien/Brownswood area on Friday as armed Gardaí were joined by officers...

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Cycle safety campaign still on track

Cycling Ireland President Ciaran McKenna signs the Stayin' Alive at 1.5 petition.
A WEXFORD man’s campaign to increase cycling safety on roads all over the country was handed another boost this week...

Thursday, 14/01/16 - 3:29pm Read More

Three Oscar nominations for Brooklyn

Saoirse Ronan filming outside St. Aidan's Cathedral in Enniscorthy. Pic: John Walsh
ENNISCORTHY’S DREAM of being home to an Oscar-winning movie took a step closer to becoming a reality today after it...

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North Korean bomb test shook Wexford?

Supreme leader of North Korea Kim Jong-un who made the ground shake in Wexford with last week's weapons test.
THERE WAS a massive flurry of global activity among the world’s security forces on Wednesday of last week after North...

Tuesday, 12/01/16 - 12:36pm Read More

Concerns over wind turbines at Clonroche

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RESIDENTS OF the Clonroche area are due to host an open public meeting on Thursday night to address concerns over...

Tuesday, 12/01/16 - 10:30am Read More

Flood damage cost millions

Bystanders look on in amazement as flood water flows out of The Waterfront carpark and down Templeshannon towards the old bridge. Pic: John Walsh
DISTRICT MANAGER of Enniscorthy, Mr Pádraig O’Gorman has said that the damage caused by the worst flooding to hit Enniscorthy...

Tuesday, 12/01/16 - 10:22am Read More

Cllr Anthony Kelly recovering in hospital after serious illness

THERE HAS been an out-pouring of support for county councillor Anthony Kelly who is seriously ill in Wexford General Hospital....

Monday, 11/01/16 - 9:41pm Read More

Scouts Ireland has yet to launch investigation into Hook Head tragedy

FOLLOWING THE death of 14-year-old Sea Scout Aoife Winterlich after a tragic accident at Hook Head last month, this newspaper...

Monday, 11/01/16 - 11:21pm Read More

Julie Hogan officially declares that she will run for Fine Gael

FINE GAEL has announced that Julie Hogan will be the third name added to its ticket in the Wexford Constituency...

Monday, 11/01/16 - 9:12pm Read More

Man in his 20s killed in early morning crash

DIVERSIONS ARE in place on the N11 between Kyle Cross and Oylegate Village following a two-car collision which claimed the...

Saturday, 09/01/16 - 9:59am Read More

Enniscorthy firemen battle floods and fire to save man’s life

Enniscorthy fire service were praised for their quick reaction to the blaze which took place during the worst of the flooding.
Members of the town’s fire service were attending to floods in the area when they received a call stating that...

Friday, 08/01/16 - 3:28pm Read More

President commends flood efforts

President Michael D Higgins greets locals at the Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy. Pic: Christy Farrell
PRESIDENT MICHAEL D Higgins was delighted to take the opportunity to meet with those who had performed a major role...

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