No Flood Relief until 2015

Slaney Search & Rescue rescued numerous residents from flats on Templeshannon Quay during the flooding. Pic: John Walsh
EXASPERATED RIVERSIDE homes and business may be facing further days like those experienced over the weekend of flooding as there appears to be no Flood Relief Scheme start date on the horizon just yet. In recent months, 2015 has been...

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Horses put at risk again

Horses which came close to drowning on the Island, despite owners being warned about the weather conditions. Pic: John Walsh
DISASTER WAS averted once again on the river thanks to the help of the WSPCA, Slaney Search and Rescue and two groups of brave horses who managed to find their way to safety after becoming trapped in the flooding. At...

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Tragic passing of hardworking John

The farm where John Doyle died following an accident in Cooladine in Enniscorthy. Pic: John Walsh
FAMILY AND friends of a man who died following a tragic workplace accident gathered together at Glenbrien Church yesterday (Monday)...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 12:50pm Read More

Water charge protest targets Minister Howlin

A GROUP of 25 protesters from the local Right2Water movement gathered outside of White’s Hotel last Wednesday morning in anticipation...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 10:38am Read More

Howlin delivers snapshot of economy

WEXFORD MAN Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin expressed his own personal delight at being invited to deliver...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 10:26am Read More

Fifth Wexford Business Expo is “the best yet”

WEXFORD’S GROWING status as a major centre for business and investment received an added boost last week when the fifth...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 10:20am Read More

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Woman robbed at knifepoint

OWNERS OF a small family run business in Bridgetown are this week “still in shock” following an armed robbery last...

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Enniscorthy on alert as flooding continues

Flooding at Enniscorthy this morning.
Flooding continues  at Enniscorthy following heavy over night rain has caused the River Slaney to burst its banks. Gardai, the...

Friday, 14/11/14 - 5:41pm Read More

Businesses rally behind Kinsellas

THE HIGH estimation in which a business couple is held in Enniscorthy was demonstrated at a recent retirement presentation by...

Friday, 14/11/14 - 4:15pm Read More

Residents fight against crime

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OUTRAGED RESIDENTS have decided that enough is enough after a spate of recent burglaries at an Enniscorthy housing estate. A...

Friday, 14/11/14 - 4:13pm Read More

200 new jobs

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HUNDREDS of potential new jobs in Enniscorthy were announced on Wednesday at a medical devices manufacturer. Minister for Jobs, Enterprise...

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Cottage Autism Network’s 10th anniversary

COTTAGE AUTISM Network (CAN) is this month celebrating its 10th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the newly appointed CAN committee...

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Benefit night in support of the family of the late Rod Johnstone – Tribute to a “truly wonderful guy”

Former friends and colleagues of the late Rod Johnstone are set to host a benefit night in support of his...

Friday, 14/11/14 - 9:38am Read More

N11 reopens at Enniscorthy following blockage by flooding

The N11 was blocked for a time this afternoon due to flooding south of the bridge at Enniscorthy
The N11 is re-opening to traffic through Enniscorthy town after being closed for about one and a half hours due...

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Shock at death of Luke Wadding

Founding member of Wexford Credit Union Luke Wadding died yesterday (Monday) at Wexford General Hospital following a brief illness. The...

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Night time diversions in place on N11 at Enniscorthy

Wexford County Council has announced  that road surfacing works will be carried out at Templeshannon (R744), Enniscorthy from 7 pm...

Monday, 10/11/14 - 11:51pm Read More

Further allegations of abuse made against Christian Brother

A PROMINENT Wexford figure has revealed that he has made a statement to gardai in relation to sexual abuse he...

Monday, 10/11/14 - 5:22pm Read More

Public urged to back campaign for mental health service

Members of the public are being urged to throw their weight behind a campaign demanding the establishment of a 24-hour...

Monday, 10/11/14 - 5:17pm Read More

Wexford’s Fight for Acute Mental Health Service to hold meeting

Local representatives and the general public are invited to attend a meeting on Wednesday night hosted by the lobby group...

Sunday, 02/11/14 - 5:56pm Read More

Water protests in all Wexford towns on Saturday

The scene in Gorey last Saturday where 300 anti-water charges protesters took to the Main Street. An even bigger turnout is expected tomorrow for the National Day of protest. Pic: Christy Farrell.
  Anti-water charges demonstrations will be held in all the major towns in Wexford tomorrow (Saturday) in support of the...

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