Body recovered from the harbour at Courtown

Search is on after a car entered Courtown Harbour ealier today. Pic: John Walsh.
The body of a local man in his mid-60’s has been recovered from Courtown Harbour. It is believed to be the body of a man reported missing in the locality since 8 a.m. today. Divers from the Garda Water Unit...

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A Rose pays a visit

Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh tries on her Ferns top which was presented to her on a visit to the Ferns N.S. Pic: Christy Farrell
ROSE OF Tralee Maria Walsh came to Wexford last week as she searched for county’s next representative in the one of Ireland’s longest-running festivals. Philadelphia Rose Maria was said to have left a wonderful impression “on both the young and...

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Here come the girls!

Aoife Kehoe wearing a dress called 'Cry me a River) at the Colaiste Bríde Transition Year Fashion Show 2015
YOU KNOW it’s not your average catwalk when the models are sporting dresses made from fire hoses, clay pigeons, hurleys,...

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Grave is vandalised two weeks after burial

THE FAMILY of a young man who was buried just two weeks ago in Enniscorthy have spoken of their outrage...

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Where are they?

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THERE ARE fears that the men who caused the horrific two-car smash which claimed the life of an elderly man...

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Thieves driving stolen car kill pensioner in hit-and-run

ENNISCORTHY GARDAI believe that the car involved in last night’s collision that killed a pensioner near Ferns was stolen and...

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Book of Condolences for Paris terror victims

Cllr Barbara Anne Murphy, chairperson of the Enniscorthy Municipal District signing the 'Book of Condolences' for the tragedy in France. Pic: Jim Campbell
THE MONTHLY Co. Council meeting paused momentarily yesterday afternoon (Monday) for members and those present in the Council Chamber to...

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Three days on trolley with heart condition

A 73-YEAR-OLD disabled man who spent nearly three days on a trolley at Wexford General Hospital has described the situation...

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Has Sasha got ‘The Voice’?

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THE VOICE of Ireland returned with a bang on Sunday night, and one Wexford woman made sure to make an...

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Elderly woman is struck by car

Accident at Abbey Square roundabout. Pic: John Walsh
THERE WAS drama in Abbey Square on Friday when an elderly woman was knocked down as she attempted to cross...

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Has Helena got ‘the voice’?

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A SINGER from the New Ross district will be representing Wexford on the RTE talent show, ‘The Voice’, next weekend....

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Lucky Escape

THERE WAS an element of the Christmas miracle in play in Monageer on Christmas morning after a potentially catastrophic car...

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Vicious attack on pub owner

A WELL-KNOWN Co. Wexford publican has relived a nightmare attack that took place recently. The pub owner in Enniscorthy, who...

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Revisting the Christmas truce

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A SPECIAL moment in Christmas history was recreated recently on the streets of Enniscorthy by a newly formed local re-enactment...

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Tragic quad bike accident claims father

TRAGEDY STRUCK the communities of Blackwater and Curracloe last Tuesday when local man Noel O’Reily died in a quad bike...

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Happy Christmas to all Echo readers

The New Year’s edititions of THE WEXFORD ECHO, THE ENNISCORTHY ECHO, THE GOREY ECHO and THE NEW ROSS ECHO will...

Wednesday, 24/12/14 - 7:24pm Read More

Wexford road safety alert – please drive carefully

Wexford County Council Roads Department have issued a Road Safety Alert as Frost and Ice is forecast over the next...

Wednesday, 24/12/14 - 7:03pm Read More

€300,000 for by pass scheme – N11 to open before end of 2015

Brendan Howlin, TD, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.
Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform and Wexford TD, Brendan Howlin, has welcomed confirmation that the National Roads Authority will...

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Evan’s music is inspiring others

Evan Keville performing at launch of his CD 'Can't Hold Us' in aid of St. Patrick's Special School in the Riverside Park Hotel. Pic: John Walsh
A STUDENT from St. Patrick’s Special School is being described as an “inspiration” after releasing his very own C.D. Evan...

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Michael leads the way for Hope & Dream 10

NEW RACE Director Michael Jordan said he hopes to “do justice” to the fourth Hope & Dream event, after Tom...

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