New housing scheme starts in Kilanerin

Cllr John Hegarty turning the sod for the new sheltered housing development at Kilanerin.
Workers and machinery have moved on to a new development of six sheltered houses in the heart of Kilanerin village. Public representatives and Wexford County Council officials gathered at the site on Friday morning to welcome the development and see...

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Mark Reilly leads Gorey 3 Day Cycle Race into the final stage

Riders passing through Gorey this afternoon in the Gorey 3 Day Cycle Race.
Mark Reilly of Lucan Cycling Club will start the final stage of the Gorey 3 Day Cycle Race with wearing the yellow jersey and holding an advantage of 20 seconds. The Meath cyclist, who is a member of the Dublin...

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Dramatic end to Gorey 3-Day Cycle race Stage

The first stage of the Gorey 3-Day Cycle Race came to a premature end this afternoon when a road traffic...

Saturday, 19/04/14 - 9:19pm Read More

Good Friday commemorated in Gorey

Carrying  the cross from St Michael's Church through the streets of Gorey on Good Friday. Pic: Christy Farrell.
The largest number in the seven year history of the event turned out for ‘The Way of the Cross’ Good...

Friday, 18/04/14 - 10:32pm Read More

Two injured in Camolin road crash

Two people were taken to hospital following a road traffic collision involving three cars that occurred on the N11 at...

Friday, 18/04/14 - 3:33pm Read More

Kilmuckridge are All Ireland Drama Champions for the first time

Kilmuckridge is a community in celebration after the local drama group scored an emphatic first All-Ireland Drama festival success in...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 11:20am Read More

More Gorey News

It all started on The Late Late Show for Luan Parle

LUAN PARLE. Pic by Christy Farrell, The Gorey Echo.
  When you launch your career at the age of 12 on ‘The Late Late Toy Show’, then hosted by...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 11:03am Read More

More Gorey News

Our shark goes viral

RESPONSES TO last week’s story about the arrival of a Great White Shark to Hook Head have been coming in...

Thursday, 10/04/14 - 5:31pm Read More

John Banville’s ‘The Sea’ gets its first screening in Gorey

The Schooner Bar in Ballygarrett gets a make over for a starring role in John Banville's story 'The Sea' when filming took place there last year.
 The much anticipated first screening of The Sea, adapted from Wexford author John Banville’s novel of the same name, comes...

Tuesday, 08/04/14 - 10:31pm Read More

Argentinian Ambassador enjoyed Evita musical in Gorey

The Argentine Ambassador to Ireland, Her Excellency, Ms Silvia Maria Merenga was in Gorey tonight where she attended the opening...

Monday, 07/04/14 - 11:45pm Read More

Wexford Jockey ruled out of Aintree Grand National with back injury

Wexford jockey Mikey Fogarty has been ruled out of tomorrow’s Crabbies Grand National following a bad fall over the National...

Friday, 04/04/14 - 10:32pm Read More

Man due in court after cannabis raid at Craanford

Gardaí have seized almost €100,000 worth of cannabis plants during a planned search in North Wexford. It took place at...

Wednesday, 02/04/14 - 10:57pm Read More

Gorey men in the Great War trenches recounted in new book

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The human stories and courage of local men who gave up their everyday lives in the streets and fields of...

Tuesday, 01/04/14 - 10:26pm Read More

Civic honours for distinguished Gorey individuals and groups

Gorey Town Council conferred Civic Honours on about 40 of its most distinguished achievers at a packed Civic Reception held...

Tuesday, 01/04/14 - 10:01pm Read More

Kilmuckridge wins place in All Ireland Confined Drama Final

Cast on the set of 'The Weir' which will be performed in the All Ireland Confined Finals by Kilmuckridge Drama Group.
Kilmuckridge Drama Group have enjoyed great success on this years drama circuit, but the best may be yet to come...

Sunday, 30/03/14 - 11:26pm Read More

Three people hospitalised in Gorey road crash

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Three people have been taken to hospitals in Dublin and Wexford following a two-car head-on collision early this afternoon. Some...

Thursday, 27/03/14 - 3:44pm Read More

Send us your sheep! – A Gorey plea to the rest of Ireland for all of ‘ewe’

Some of the sheep seen hanging around Gorey. Pic: Christy Farrell
A nationwide appeal has gone out for Irish sheep farmers to supply 1,000 sheep for the world’s best shearers coming...

Wednesday, 26/03/14 - 1:11pm Read More

Thousands apply as extras for Brooklyn

Queues formed through out the day at the Open Casting Day for the film 'Brooklyn' in the Riverside Park Hotel. Pic: John Walsh
  CLOSE TO 3,000 people turned out to the Riverside Park Hotel on Friday as excited film-fans applied as extras...

Wednesday, 26/03/14 - 10:23am Read More

Student Gavin enters the North Wexford election race

GAVIN NUGENT, running in the May Local Elections
A large number of candidates will contest the Local Elections in the North Wexford district on May 23rd following the...

Tuesday, 25/03/14 - 8:22pm Read More

Jimi Cullen takes his brand new album on nationwide tour

Jimi Cullen
Gorey songwriter, singer, storyteller and musician, Jimi Cullen, has launched a new album called Life and he is also off...

Wednesday, 19/03/14 - 11:34pm Read More