Two die in plane crash on the Blackstairs Mountain

The Blackstairs Mountain  range where a light aircraft crashed this afternoon.
A helicopter search has located the wreckage on a light aircraft which crashed in the Blackstairs Commons, near the village of Kiltealy, this afternoon. Two men, one in his 50s and the other in his 60s, from Co. Meath were...

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Minister is cyber bullied

Minister Paul Kehoe victim of cyber attacks.
by Louise McCarthy GOVERNMENT CHIEF whip and local TD Paul Kehoe is receiving death threats via social media. However, talking exclusively to The Echo, Minister Kehoe says he refuses to be intimidated by the ongoing harassment. Minister Kehoe,the father of...

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Glenbrien Couple hope their wedding plans can go ahead

tony and jimmy
Glenbrien couple hope their wedding plans can go ahead by Louise McCarthy A GAY couple living in Glenbrien have all...

Thursday, 21/05/15 - 4:20pm Read More

Olympian John Treacy opens new Enniscorthy Sports Hub

Opening the new Enniscorthy Sports Hub this afternoon.
Olympian and world class athlete, John Treacy, currently Chief Executive Officer of the Sports Council of Ireland, performed the official...

Saturday, 16/05/15 - 11:56pm Read More

New Look Strawberry Fest

New Look Strawberry Fest By Louise McCarthy THE ORGANISERS of this year’s Strawberry, Culture and Food Festival are extremely excited...

Tuesday, 12/05/15 - 2:01pm Read More

Appeal to support tragic families

Melissa Giltrap
By Louise McCarthy Appeal to support tragic families ‘THE TWISTS and turns of life are beyond our understanding’ reflected Clonroche...

Wednesday, 13/05/15 - 9:17am Read More

Top Awards for Bunclody Drama

AS THE curtain came down on another All Ireland Amateur Drama Finals, Bunclody/Kilmyshall Drama Group was the big Wexford winner...

Tuesday, 12/05/15 - 12:32pm Read More

Ballindaggin’s new parish priest

Fr James Fegan
The Diocese of Ferns have announced that long serving Administrator in Wexford town, Fr James Fegan, (53), has been appointed...

Friday, 08/05/15 - 11:12pm Read More

Creche says gov slow to pay funding

by Louise McCarthy A FERNS Childcare Service is claiming that because of delays in receiving grant support from the State,...

Thursday, 07/05/15 - 8:19pm Read More

Two bodies discovered in a house in Clonroche village

Clonroche village
The bodies of two people – a male and a female – aged between 20 and 30 were discovered in...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 10:03pm Read More

Russia wants Uncle Aidan’s Enniscorthy flour

by Louise McCarthy AN ENNISCORTHY mill owner has been asked to produce flour for the Russian market following a visit...

Wednesday, 29/04/15 - 4:46pm Read More

Enniscorthy man caught in international drugs bust

by Louise McCarthy AN ENNISCORTHY man charged with smuggling over €1million euros of drugs has been refused bail. 36 year...

Wednesday, 29/04/15 - 4:41pm Read More

Big Boost for 1916 HQ

by Louise McCarthy ENNISCORTHY’S HISTORIC landmark building has been granted €250,000 to enable its opening for the county’s 2016 commemorations....

Wednesday, 29/04/15 - 4:32pm Read More

Enniscorthy Public pass picket line

by Louise McCarthy DISAPPOINTMENT WAS voiced by Dunnes Stores workers in Enniscorthy at the lack of public support shown by...

Tuesday, 07/04/15 - 11:41am Read More

99th Easter Rising of 1916 commemorated in Enniscorthy

Hundreds of people gathered in the sunshine in Enniscorthy’s Market Square today for the 99th anniversary Easter Monday Commemoration. Minister...

Monday, 06/04/15 - 2:09pm Read More

Pedestrian injured in Enniscorthy

The scene of a road traffic accident at Mill Park Road, Enniscorthy, today.
An elderly woman is recovering from shoulder and leg injuries after being knocked down while crossing the street at Enniscorthy...

Saturday, 04/04/15 - 8:36pm Read More

Ferns pub damaged by fire

Units of the fire service tackle a blaze at a Ferns pub this evening.
Two units of Enniscorthy Fire Service  was called to deal with a fire in a disused licensed premises in Ferns...

Saturday, 04/04/15 - 8:13pm Read More

Enniscorthy set for 1916 Rising Anniversary on Easter Monday

Scenes from the 1916 Easter Rising in Enniscorthy will be re-enacted on Easter Monday. Pic: John Walsh.
  A dress rehearsal for the centenary commemoration of the Easter Rising in Enniscorthy can be witnessed at the 99th...

Friday, 03/04/15 - 5:27pm Read More

Fire at Five star Enniscorthy hotel and spa

by Louise McCarthy A FIVE star Enniscorthy hotel and spa had to be evacuated due a fire raging within the...

Wednesday, 01/04/15 - 5:00pm Read More

Closure for family with guilty verdict

THERE WAS closure for the local family members of murdered Elaine O’Hara at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin after...

Tuesday, 31/03/15 - 4:38pm Read More