Noel described as “the best known Irishman in London” laid to rest

The Late Noel Swaine, London and Wexford.
All saints Church, Ballycarney, was overflowing for the Thanksgiving Service for the life of Noel Swaine today, where the congregation heard Very Rev. Leslie Forrest of Ferns describe the Life-President President of the London-Wexford Association as “the best known Irishman...

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New name for popular band TouchWood

Where Buildings Fall are, from left to right: Sam Ali, Mark Caplice, Michael Fleming and Brian Fleming.
The newly named band, Where Buildings Fall, are set to debut their forthcoming self-titled album on stages across the country this summer, including Horan’s of Baltinglass, this Friday, June 26. The album, recorded at the world famous Sonic Ranch Studios...

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Book of Condolence in Gorey Library

A Book of Condolence has been placed in Gorey Library to facilitate expressions of sympathy for the six Irish students...

Thursday, 18/06/15 - 4:54pm Read More

28 new car parking spaces opened in Gorey

Cllr. John Hegarty, Chairman of Gorey Municipal District and David Rhodes (Masonic Lodge) cutting the ribbon at the official opening of the Masonic Car Park, The Avenue, Gorey. Pic: John Walsh
A decade of discussion and negotiation and planning between the local authority and the leaders of the Masonic Lodge has...

Tuesday, 16/06/15 - 12:45pm Read More

Fr Walter Forde will be laid to rest in Castlebridge on Thursday

Fr Walter Forde. Pic: Christy Farrell.
Funeral arrangements have been announced for Fr Walter Forde, (72), parish priest of Castlebridge since 1996, who died at his residence...

Monday, 08/06/15 - 4:46pm Read More

Delays on M11 after crash near Arklow

Roadusers are asked to be patient with delays following a crash on the M11 Wexford to Dublin road northbound at Junction...

Wednesday, 03/06/15 - 12:04pm Read More

Missing Enniscorthy man

Karl O'Toole
Gardaí are appealing for help in tracing a missing Enniscorthy man. Karl O’Toole, (30), was last seen in the Friary...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 11:57pm Read More

Gorey branch of Dunnes Stores will reopen for business on Wednesday

Gorey Shopping Centre. Pic: Christy Farrell
The doors will reopen and normal business will resume at the Gorey branch of Dunnes Stores tomorrow (Wednesday) morning. This...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 11:05pm Read More

Gorey Dunnes Stores remains closed

Dunnes Stores, Gorey closed it's doors last week. Pic: Christy Farrell
Workers at Dunnes Stores in Gorey are turning up for work and getting paid by the company even though the...

Monday, 25/05/15 - 11:51pm Read More

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...

Sunday, 24/05/15 - 9:03pm Read More

Dunnes Stores Gorey staff will turn up for shifts

Gorey Shopping Centre. Pic: Christy Farrell
Staff at the Gorey branch of Dunnes Store held an emergency meeting with Mandate trade union officials at the Amber...

Friday, 22/05/15 - 9:50pm Read More

Gorey branch of Dunnes Stores closed with immediate effect

Dunnes Stores at Gorey tonight.
  Staff at the Gorey branch of Dunnes Stores have been told that the store will close immediately. The doors...

Thursday, 21/05/15 - 9:31pm Read More

Gorey street history thrown onto the back of a truck!

A period fountain is all that remains on Gorey's Grattan Street after a stone seat was recently removed. Pic: Christy  Farrell.
    The disappearance of a listed piece of period street furniture at Grattan Street, Gorey, last week, has caused...

Wednesday, 20/05/15 - 12:11pm Read More

French Ambassador on official visit to Ferns and Gorey on Tuesday

French Ambassador will visit Gorey on Tuesday.
The French Ambassador to Ireland, Jean-Pierre Thébault, accompanied by Isabelle Cohen, First Secretary at the Embassy of France, is paying...

Monday, 18/05/15 - 6:17pm Read More

Component parts of explosive devices found at Courtown estate

Seaside Guide 20
As part of a Garda operation a suspect device was discovered in a house at Harbour Court, near Courtown Harbour...

Thursday, 14/05/15 - 12:52am Read More

Gorey motorcyclist sets out on 35,000km trip to Mongolia

Ian Horan has set out on his fundraising trip to Mongolia and back. Pic: Christy Farrell.
A young Gorey-man, with the coolness of a young man who is casually riding two miles into town, has set out...

Tuesday, 12/05/15 - 5:43pm 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

€1.5 million contract signed for Courtown Harbour repairs

Cllr John Hegarty, Minister Brendan Howlin and Cllr Malcolm Byrne are pictured at the signing of contracts for works to be carried out in Courtown Harbour. Pic: Christy Farrell
It is expected that Courtown Harbour will remain open for use by all craft up to mid-May and then close...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 11:08pm Read More

Riverchapel priest trapped in earthquake zone

PRAYERS WERE recited during weekend Masses at the Star of the Sea Church, Riverchapel, for the safe return of the...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 11:01pm Read More

Garda patrols will be stepped up in Gorey Town Park

In a determined effort to eliminate anti-social behaviour in Gorey Town Park, Garda patrols in the area are to be...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 10:53pm Read More