A mother’s love

The tractor involved with the fatal crash which claimed the life of 14-year-old Conor Byrne on the Oulart to Blackwater road on Wednesday is  removed from the scene.
“CONOR CAME into this world as unexpected as he left,” a heartbroken Angela Byrne told the Funeral Mass of her 14-year-old son on Sunday. “For those of you who don’t know, I didn’t know I was pregnant with Conor until...

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“Gentle hero” Conor (14) is laid to rest

THERE WAS a palpable sense of despair in Oulart on Sunday as a numbed community laid tragic crash victim Conor Byrne to rest. Hundreds of people came to the village to attend the 14-year-old’s Funeral Mass in St Patrick’s Church,...

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17-year-old is found safe

A TEENAGER reported as missing for almost two weeks was located safe and well yesterday (Monday). Gardai announced on Thursday...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 2:51pm Read More

€300,000 for Ferrycarrig Park agreed

A VOTE on the takeover of Ferrycarrig Park by the Wexford Football League and the Football Association of Ireland was...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 11:36am Read More

Sinn Féin selects Cllr Johnny Mythen as its General Election candidate

  At tonight’s County Convention Cllrs Mick Roche, Oisin O’Connell, Johnny Mythen, Fionntán Ó Súilleabháin and Anthony Kelly. Sinn Féin...

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Boy (14) dies in collision

A 14-year-old boy has died following a road collision in Oulart, Co Wexford. The incident involving a car and a...

Thursday, 19/02/15 - 10:14am Read More

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Historial building re-opens its doors

Archdeacon Chris Long, James Grace (builder), Michael Tierney (architect), Bishop Michael Burrows, Tom Bermingham (WLD), Cllr. Barbara Ann Murphy (chairperson Enniscorthy Municipal District) and Robbie Syme pictured at the formal re-opening of The Church Institute, Chuch St., Enniscorthy. Pic: John Walsh
THERE WAS an air of celebration in Enniscorthy on Thursday as the Church Institute finally re-opened its doors. Minister Paul...

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Fatal crash: arrest made

81-year-old James Brennan was killed in a hit-and-run incident last month
ONE MONTH on from the horrific smash outside Enniscorthy that claimed the life of 81-year-old James Brennan, a man has...

Wednesday, 11/02/15 - 1:00pm Read More

Countdown to 1916 Centenary in Enniscorthy

Capt. Claire Mortimer, Grainne Doran (archivist Wexford. Co. Council), Tommy O'Sullivan and Karen O'Connor pictured at the launch of ‘The Irish Volunteers in Focus 1913 – 1918’ exhibition in Enniscorthy Castle. Pic: John Walsh
  THERE WAS a huge turnout on Friday for the launch of The Irish Volunteers in Focus 1913 – 1918...

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Local priest takes issue with Stephen Fry’s comments

Gay Byrne was not expecting the answer he received from Stephen Fry when asked what he would say to God on the recent episode of 'The Meaning of Life'
RTE SHOW ‘The Meaning of Life’ with Gay Byrne is usually an inoffensive programme, but recent guest Stephen Fry created...

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The Ryan family, Matthew and Frances (parents), Bobby, Ben, Corey and Amy pictured at their home in Glenbrien. Pic: John Walsh
A FAMILY from Glenbrien says it feels “vindicated” after receiving an apology from the Health Service Executive for the treatment...

Wednesday, 11/02/15 - 12:47pm Read More

Public meetings to shape the Arts

THIS WEEK sees the beginning of a series of public meetings aimed at gauging opinions on Co. Wexford’s arts provision...

Tuesday, 10/02/15 - 10:50am Read More

Road safety video campaign launched

Pictured at the launch of 'Cycling Safety Video Campaign for Staying Alive at 1.5' in the County Council Buildings were Annette O'Neill (Director of Services), Frank Burke (Cycling Officer), Eamonn Hore (Director of Services), David Codd (Road Safety Officer), Cllr Malcolm Byrne (Chairman, Wexford County Council), Johnny Gordon (Wexford County Council Cycling Using Group), Phil Skelton (Staying Alive at 1.5), Fran Ronan (Sports Active Wexford). Pic: Jim Campbell
THE FIGHT to make our roads safer for cyclists continued recently as Wexford County Council launched its Cycling Safety Video...

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Family pet lost by vets is found

Michelle Moorehouse is pictured with her dog Jack. Pic: Christy Farrell
AN ENNISCORTHY family has spoken of its relief after it was reunited with its beloved dog of nine years over...

Tuesday, 03/02/15 - 2:01pm Read More

Barbara Anne blasts TV show for drunk slur

Bunclody's Eilish Kavanagh received harsh words from Dr. Ciara Kelly on Operation Transformation on Wednesday
THE CHAIRPERSON of Enniscorthy Municipal District has blasted RTE show ‘Operation Transformation’ for “caring more about its ratings than the...

Tuesday, 03/02/15 - 1:58pm Read More

$9 million deal for ‘Brooklyn’

Saoirse Ronan pictured filming in Enniscorthy with local extras, Ben Kavanagh and Conor Sinnott
‘BROOKLYN’, which was partly filmed in Enniscorthy last year, has secured the biggest deal from the Sundance Film Festival. The...

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The Chosen Four for top jobs

Padraig O'Gorman will return to Enniscorthy as its District Manager. Pic: John Walsh
FOUR WEXFORD Co. Council officials were congratulated by their colleagues after they received word of promotions within the body on...

Wednesday, 28/01/15 - 10:22am Read More

Lorry jack-knifes on busy, icy road

One lane was closed to traffic at Kyle Cross due to a articulated lorry jackknifing during the icy conditions. Pic: Jim Campbell
DRIVERS WERE urged to take care on the roads as the temperatures plummeted leading to icy conditions last week. Gardai...

Wednesday, 28/01/15 - 10:13am Read More

Family carry coffin To the cathedral

Funeral of Michael O'Grady at St. Aidan's Cathedral. Pic: John Walsh
“A SHOW of solidarity” took place during the removal of an elderly man who passed away on Wednesday after a...

Tuesday, 27/01/15 - 4:15pm Read More

Woman’s warning over inappropriate websites

AN ENNISCORTHY woman is warning people to be careful online after images of her and her friends were unwillingly posted...

Tuesday, 27/01/15 - 3:28pm Read More