Calls to invest Senan’s sale into local mental health services

An emergency motion calling on the Health Minister Simon Harris, TD, to ring-fence funds gained from the sale of St Senans for a 24/7 mental health service in County Wexford was passed at Monday’s meeting of Wexford County Council. The...

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Free digital skills training

WOULD YOU like to learn digital skills? If so, check out the Community Training & Education Centre (CTEC) at ctecwexford.ie. The centre has been awarded €85,000 in funding from the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment for digital skills...

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Sheeran sings tribute to Wexford

SMASH-HIT singer / songwriter Ed Sheeran has penned a traditional Irish song in tribute to County Wexford, where his grandmother...

Tuesday, 17/01/17 - 10:45am Read More

St. Senan’s for sale

ALMOST FOUR years after the initial closure of St. Senan’s Hospital, the HSE has put both the building and 44...

Tuesday, 10/01/17 - 4:19pm Read More

Priest does not want conflict on grounds

THE PARISH priest at Oylegate’s St. David’s Church has said that he does not want the church grounds to become...

Tuesday, 10/01/17 - 4:07pm Read More

Fishing ban imposed on river

THE CLOSURE of fishing on the River Slaney for 2017 has caused outrage amongst Wexford’s angling community who say that...

Tuesday, 10/01/17 - 4:05pm Read More

Solar farm refusal overturned in appeal

A DECISION by Wexford Co. Council to refuse permission for a 20 hectare solar farm at Tomfarney, Clonroche, was overturned...

Tuesday, 10/01/17 - 4:01pm Read More

Good news for first-time buyers

North Wexford TD, Michael D’Arcy, has welcomed the commencement of the ‘Help to Buy Scheme’ which is designed to assist...

Tuesday, 10/01/17 - 2:56pm Read More

N11 clear after car caught fire

Gardai at Enniscorthy have confirmed that the traffic flow on the N11 between Camolin and Ferns was disrupted for a...

Saturday, 07/01/17 - 9:40pm Read More

Leaving home set me free – gay County Wexford expat

JUST OVER a year since the first same-sex marriages were registered in Ireland, following the introduction of marriage equality by...

Tuesday, 03/01/17 - 11:48am Read More

Man dies in farming accident

  A MAN in his 80’s has died in a farming accident in Adamstown, Co. Wexford. The accident occurred at...

Monday, 02/01/17 - 4:00pm Read More

Revenues top €120m at Pettitt group

ONE OF the largest employers in the South-East region, Wexford’s own family-owned Pettitt group, saw a six per cent rise...

Wednesday, 28/12/16 - 12:15pm Read More

Bishop leads Christmas celebrations

Religious ceremonies have triggered Christmas across the Diocese of Ferns and thousands have been attending the traditional church ceremonies. The...

Saturday, 24/12/16 - 10:17pm Read More

Reindeer in danger in Gorey

Reindeer are playing havoc with the Christmas celebrations in Gorey. Firstly, the leaping quartet were unavailable to be launched with...

Thursday, 22/12/16 - 10:47pm Read More

Gardaí seize €11k worth of heroin, cannabis and other drugs

A MAJOR garda operation last Thursday morning saw drugs with an estimated street value of €11,000 seized at a number...

Tuesday, 20/12/16 - 11:16am Read More

Seeking support for babies ‘born too soon’

A BARNTOWN mother whose son was born prematurely, just as she was herself years earlier, has shared her story to...

Tuesday, 13/12/16 - 3:03pm Read More

Fire damages premises in Enniscorthy town centre

Two units of Enniscorthy Fire Service were called to an optician’s premises in Market Square, Enniscorthy, after smoke was noticed...

Wednesday, 30/11/16 - 5:55pm Read More

A tree-mendous oversight?

WHILE THE council has invested quite a large sum of money in Christmas this year with the purchase of new...

Tuesday, 29/11/16 - 12:43pm Read More

Enniscorthy mourns William Trevor

                  The literary world has been devastated by the death of one...

Tuesday, 22/11/16 - 9:04pm Read More

Life sentence for horrific murder

A 53 year-old Ferns native who spent many years living in Enniscorthy has been sentenced to life in prison for...

Tuesday, 22/11/16 - 12:14pm Read More