Six jobs lost at Gorey Xtra-vision

Last few days of Xtra-Vision on Gorey's Main St. Pic: Christy Farrell
Six jobs have been lost at the Gorey branch of Xtra-vision after Hilco Capital, the parent company, placed 83 stores nationwide into provisional liquidation with the loss of 580 jobs, following a High Court hearing last Tuesday. Susan Gleeson, manager at...

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Boost for tourism as Coollattin restores historic links with Canada

Pictured at the Canadian Connection event at Coollattin House are Alison Kehoe, Victor Young, Kevin Vickers (Canadian Ambassador to Ireland) and Dermot Kenny. Pic: Christy Farrell
The Canadian Ambassador to Ireland, His Excellency, Kevin Vickers, was “very honoured and exceptionally humbled to have the profound pleasure to be back in my ancestral homeland,” when he enthusiastically addressed guests in the Library of Coollattin House, near Shillelagh, for...

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Man in his 60s killed in road crash at Ferns

People are invited to come along to Enniscorthy Garda Station tomorrow
A MAN in his 60s has lost his life following a single vehicle road traffic collision at Clone, Ferns. The incident...

Wednesday, 27/01/16 - 11:02am Read More

Gorey District Hospital receives €3.5 million to comply with standards

There has been a broad welcome for today’s announcement that Gorey District Hospital has been allocated €3.5 million in funding...

Tuesday, 26/01/16 - 10:12pm Read More

Probe after 250 dogs removed from house

Gardai at the scene in Ferns. Pic: Christy Farrell
There were amazing scenes outside a rural dwelling near Ferns as a convoy of white wagons were packed to capacity...

Tuesday, 19/01/16 - 2:14pm Read More

Cycle safety campaign still on track

Cycling Ireland President Ciaran McKenna signs the Stayin' Alive at 1.5 petition.
A WEXFORD man’s campaign to increase cycling safety on roads all over the country was handed another boost this week...

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North Korean bomb test shook Wexford?

Supreme leader of North Korea Kim Jong-un who made the ground shake in Wexford with last week's weapons test.
THERE WAS a massive flurry of global activity among the world’s security forces on Wednesday of last week after North...

Tuesday, 12/01/16 - 12:36pm Read More

Saving of 13% of water produced at Creagh Treatment Plan in Gorey

The Creagh water mains rehabilitation works in Gorey has been completed and the project has significantly reduced leakage and resulted...

Tuesday, 12/01/16 - 12:05am Read More

Rocket capable of doing widespread damage found in Courtown

Sgt. Tom Carey of the Garda Siochana ballistics department displaying a home-made rocket confiscated in the Courtown area last year.
Gardaí seized a home-made rocket as part of an operation tackling dissident republicans in Courtown last year and a Garda...

Monday, 11/01/16 - 11:59pm Read More

Cllr Anthony Kelly recovering in hospital after serious illness

THERE HAS been an out-pouring of support for county councillor Anthony Kelly who is seriously ill in Wexford General Hospital....

Monday, 11/01/16 - 9:41pm Read More

Scouts Ireland has yet to launch investigation into Hook Head tragedy

FOLLOWING THE death of 14-year-old Sea Scout Aoife Winterlich after a tragic accident at Hook Head last month, this newspaper...

Monday, 11/01/16 - 11:21pm Read More

Julie Hogan officially declares that she will run for Fine Gael

FINE GAEL has announced that Julie Hogan will be the third name added to its ticket in the Wexford Constituency...

Monday, 11/01/16 - 9:12pm Read More

Tinahely Point-to-point off, rescheduled for Sunday week

The Shillelagh & District Hunt point-to-point due to take place at Fairwood, Tinahely, tomorrow (Sunday) has been called off due...

Saturday, 09/01/16 - 5:24pm Read More

Green Party candidate Ann Walsh launches her Election campaign

Ann Walsh (centre) Green Party candidate in the next General Election flanked by Cllr Miriam Murphy, Arklow Municipal District Council, and former Green Party Leader, Trevor Sargent, at the launch in the Golden Anchor, Castletown, near Gorey, tonight.
Rural crime, equal access to heathcare for all and eco-tourism for County Wexford are the election priorities of Ann Walsh,...

Friday, 08/01/16 - 10:17pm Read More

Councillor Anthony Kelly critical in hospital

Cllr Anthony Kelly during the Irish Council for Social Housing conference, Wexford. Pic: Jim Campbell
Sinn Fein county councillor Anthony Kelly is fighting for his life after he suffered a stroke and heart-attack. Councillor Anthony...

Friday, 08/01/16 - 10:08am Read More

Flood devastation in Enniscorthy

People look on at the devastation caused by the floods in Enniscorthy.
HOME AND business owners in Enniscorthy have been left devastated today following the worst floods in recent memory. Large parts...

Wednesday, 30/12/15 - 12:03pm Read More

Victims of the Clough train crash 40 years ago remembered

The derailed locomotive at Clough following the New Year's Eve train crash in 1975.
Relatives of the dead and injured in a railway accident at Tubberneering on New Year’s Eve, 1975, 40 years ago,...

Tuesday, 29/12/15 - 1:15pm Read More

Fatal crash

Flowers at the scene at Camblin, New Ross, where the late Judy Waters was fatally injured in a car accident on St. Stephen's Day. (Pic: Jim Campbell)
A YOUNG mother of infant twins has died following a single vehicle crash on the outskirts of New Ross. Judy...

Monday, 28/12/15 - 11:23pm Read More

Santa Claus is coming to town…and here’s what he’s bringing

The countdown is now well and truly on for Santa and his reindeer as they get set for another busy...

Monday, 21/12/15 - 2:10pm Read More

On the Hustings with Saoirse McGarrigle

The public’s perception of politicians can be classified into the simplest of things: preserves. We have the jams – seemingly...

Wednesday, 16/12/15 - 12:44pm Read More