Elderly woman dies in Gorey road crash

  An elderly woman has died after her car was in collision with a truck at Ballyloughan, Arklow Road, north of Gorey. Emergency services rushed to the scene at 3.20 p.m. and the sole occupant of the car was pronounced...

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Ron’s new boat ‘Florence’ is launched at Rosslare Harbour

Ron O'Rourke tries out his new boat 'Florence' before she is conveyed to Rosslare Harbour for launch. Pic: Rosslare Maritime.
History was made at Rosslare Harbour on Saturday with the launch of a new boat ‘Florence’ took place at the Lagoon in the presence of a large number of maritime minded people. A wooden boat built by local wood craftsman,...

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Liam Twomey will not be standing in the next General Election

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General Election candidate Dr. Liam Twomey TD pictured at the Fine Gael Convention in the Talbot Hotel on Sunday evening. Photo: Jim Campbell.
Fine Gael TD for Wexford and Chair of the Oireachtas Finance Committee, Liam Twomey, has announced that he will not...

Friday, 17/07/15 - 4:13pm Read More

Colleen could be the next Miss Ireland

Local girl Colleen O'Reilly (Ballycanew) has made it all the way to the Miss Ireland finals as Miss Dublin West 2015. Pic: Christy Farrell
A YOUNG Ballycanew lady who is building a busy career for herself in the world of modelling and likes to...

Tuesday, 14/07/15 - 5:42pm Read More

Gorey moves closer to Dublin!

The new Rathnew-Arklow M11 motorway  has been opened to traffic.
  Ninety kilometres of motorway and dual carriageway now exists between Gorey and Dublin and this progressive development has been...

Tuesday, 14/07/15 - 5:29pm Read More

Last Post WWI commemoration invites public to Gorey Fire Station

Gorey Fire Station gets the keys of a new Volvo B fire appliance for Gorey Fire Station in 2005. The Fire Station is Open to th public on Thursday evening. Archive Photo: John Walsh
Gorey Fire Station will be a participant and opening its doors to the public at 18.30 hours (6.30 p.m.) this...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 10:32pm Read More

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...

Thursday, 02/07/15 - 4:16pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 23/06/15 - 10:02pm Read More

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