Body recovered from the harbour at Courtown

Search is on after a car entered Courtown Harbour ealier today. Pic: John Walsh.
The body of a local man in his mid-60’s has been recovered from Courtown Harbour. It is believed to be the body of a man reported missing in the locality since 8 a.m. today. Divers from the Garda Water Unit...

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Taoiseach’s statement doesn’t augur well for future of Gorey Hospital

Serving the community for 75 years - is the end of the road for Gorey District Hospital looming?
For 75 years Gorey District Hospital has been serving the people of Gorey and North Wexford… is it’s end in sight? Pic: Christy Farrell. The North Wexford community is shocked by the revelation that Gorey District Hospital is facing imminent...

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Nineteen burglaries in the Courtown region this week

Following the worst ever week for crime in the Courtown district Gardaí yesterday (Monday) launched ‘Operation Lynchpin’ with extra resources...

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North Wexford coastline crumbling into the sea!

Kilmichael Point, between Courtown and Arklow, one of the areas facing serious coastal erosion issues.
County Wexford is shrinking by the day as 400 kilometres of coast line from Arklow Head to Hook Head fights...

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Has Sasha got ‘The Voice’?

THE VOICE of Ireland returned with a bang on Sunday night, and one Wexford woman made sure to make an...

Wednesday, 07/01/15 - 10:06am Read More

Has Helena got ‘the voice’?

A SINGER from the New Ross district will be representing Wexford on the RTE talent show, ‘The Voice’, next weekend....

Wednesday, 07/01/15 - 9:45am Read More

More Gorey News

Tragic quad bike accident claims father

TRAGEDY STRUCK the communities of Blackwater and Curracloe last Tuesday when local man Noel O’Reily died in a quad bike...

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Happy Christmas to all Echo readers


Wednesday, 24/12/14 - 7:24pm Read More

Wexford road safety alert – please drive carefully

Wexford County Council Roads Department have issued a Road Safety Alert as Frost and Ice is forecast over the next...

Wednesday, 24/12/14 - 7:03pm Read More

€300,000 for by pass scheme – N11 to open before end of 2015

Brendan Howlin, TD, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.
Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform and Wexford TD, Brendan Howlin, has welcomed confirmation that the National Roads Authority will...

Tuesday, 23/12/14 - 12:43pm Read More

Poulshone shop robbed at knife point

A substantial amount of money was taken in a daylight robbery in Poulshone last Saturday after a man brandishing a...

Tuesday, 23/12/14 - 11:49am Read More

St. Michael’s Church reopens after extensive refurbishment

ST MICHAEL'S CHURCH, GOREY... reopened for worship after refurbishmen programme.
Mass was celebrated in St. Michael’s Church, Gorey, this evening for the first time in five months. The 175 years...

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Waste management tops the agenda at this month’s meeting of Wexford County Council

LOCAL REPRESENTATIVES were talking rubbish at this month’s meeting of Wexford County Council. In the literal sense, that is. Following...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 12:39pm Read More

Mayor pitches Wexford as the “cultural capital of southeast”

MAYOR OF Wexford Cllr George Lawlor has indicated that Wexford town should be the forerunner in a campaign led by...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 12:28pm Read More

Dog attacks require urgent action

THE COUNTY is reaching crisis point in its ability to tackle the problem of dog attacks. That is the contention...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 12:26pm Read More

Staff of Dunnes Stores Wexford help homeless man on freezing night

STAFF AT Dunnes Stores, Wexford, came to the rescue of a homeless man, who was found freezing in a nearby...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 12:24pm Read More

Critical of how revisionists might change the course of Irish history

Senator Labhrás ó Murchu speaking at the Liam Mellows Commemoration in Castletown last Sunday. Pic: Christy Farrell.
Senator Labhrás ó Murchu speaking at the Liam Mellows Commemoration in Castletown last Sunday. Pic: Christy Farrell. Well-known orator, Senator...

Tuesday, 16/12/14 - 2:19pm Read More

Fr Jim Fitzpatrick, (43), is laid to rest in Ferns Cemetery

The  Late Fr Jim Fitzpatrick
Fr Jim Fitzpatrick, (43), who passed away last Saturday after enduring a lengthy illness at his home in Alderbrook, Ferns,...

Monday, 15/12/14 - 2:19pm Read More

Elderly man fatally injured in three car collision

Gardaí in Wexford are investigating a fatal traffic collision which occurred near Murrintown earlier this evening. At approximately 4.45pm a...

Sunday, 14/12/14 - 10:51pm Read More

Armed raiders took cash from Gorey bookmakers

TWO ARMED raiders, wearing balaclavas and gloves, escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash after a raid on Boyle Sports...

Friday, 12/12/14 - 5:47pm Read More