Business as usual as strike at Tesco Ireland has been deferred

Tomorrow’s strike at Tesco Ireland (Thursday, May 26) has been deferred following intervention from the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC). Both parties will now attend the WRC in an effort to resolve the issues in dispute under the provision that all...

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Mary Lou McDonald is coming to Gorey

Mary Lou McDonald, T.D., will open Gorey's Brne Perry Summer School History and Heritage Festival this year.  Pic: Jim Campbell
The Vice-President of Sinn Féin and public representative for Dublin Central, Mary Lou McDonald, T.D., will perform the official opening of the History and Heritage Festival in conjunction with the Byrne Perry Summer School taking place on the weekend of...

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Mystery blaze at Gorey ghost estate

Gorey Fire Service are pictured at the scene of the fire at the Gorey ghost estate, Coill na Giúise. Pic: Christy Farrell
An investigation is under way into the strange circumstances in which fire swept through a boarded up house on the...

Tuesday, 17/05/16 - 2:27pm Read More

Gorey’s welcome for 800 cyclists

A great welcome awaited the cyclists at the Gorey Community School. Pic: Christy Farrell
At a time when Government financial support for mental health has been drastically redirected to other more popular spending measures,...

Tuesday, 10/05/16 - 2:36pm Read More

1916 Leader Etchingham honoured by Wexford GAA Board

Cllr Tony Dempsey speaking at the Sean Etchingham 1916 commemoration held in Ardamine Cemetery.
THE 1916 commemoration programme extended to Ardamine Cemetery yesterday (Monday) as members of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) gathered at...

Tuesday, 03/05/16 - 3:32pm Read More

Coastal erosion continues to haunt North Wexford coastline

Rock armour defence is in place to protect homes along the coast at Ardamine, Gorey.
At the end of another wet, and sometimes story winter, coastal erosion continues to eat into the sandy soil shoreline...

Tuesday, 19/04/16 - 12:09pm Read More

Stats highlight county’s burglary black spots

STATS COMPILED from the Central Statistics Office survey for 2015 show that burglaries were up in many locations across the...

Thursday, 14/04/16 - 5:03pm Read More

Controversial circus leaves Ireland following protests

Animal rights proteters outside the circus on Esmonde St. Gorey on St Patrick'd Day. Pic: Christy Farrell
The controversial Belly Wein Circus from Germany, which brought Gardaí onto the streets of Gorey to quell flared tempers between animal...

Wednesday, 13/04/16 - 10:35pm Read More

Tears for talented teenager Ciara laid to rest in Limbrick Cemetery

The late Ciara Ryan.
Tears mixed with the rain at Kilanerin this morning as huge crowds turned out to pay a final farewell to...

Monday, 11/04/16 - 11:03pm Read More

Man dies and another seriously injured in Gorey workplace accident

A man in his 40’s has died, and another man has been seriously injured following a workplace accident at Casey...

Friday, 01/04/16 - 10:09pm Read More

Enniscorthy 1916-2016

Extraordinary coverage of the 1916 Centenary Commemoration in this week's Wexford Echo Group of Newspapers.
Thousands of people attended the  State centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising in Enniscorthy where the official welcoming speech was delivered...

Tuesday, 29/03/16 - 11:23pm Read More

10,000 expected in Enniscorthy for Easter Monday 1916 programme

Flags are out on Castle Street as Enniscorthy prepares for Monday's 1916 commemoration events.
Enniscorthy has completed preparations for Easter Monday’s 1916 Rising centenary programme, the streets having been cleaned, windows decorated for the...

Friday, 25/03/16 - 4:59pm Read More

Gardai intervene in Gorey circus protest

Gardai attempt to keep the situation under control at the Belly Wien circus on Esmonde St. Gorey. Pic: Christy Farrell
The future of elephants as star performers in the circus was dealt a serious blow after a series of public protests...

Tuesday, 22/03/16 - 2:53pm Read More

Breaking: Major garda operation underway

A MAJOR Garda operation is currently under way across the South East region in a bid to tackle ongoing criminal...

Tuesday, 22/03/16 - 1:56pm Read More

Coolgreany progress with confined victory at Gorey drama festival

Coolgreany Amateur Drama Group’s production of ‘Greta Garbo Came to Donegal’, by Frank McGuinness was the winner at the 60th...

Sunday, 13/03/16 - 12:50am Read More

Wexford Count Result – Fine Gael 2, Labour 1, Fianna Fail 1, Independent 1

The five names that will represent the Wexford Constituency in the 32rd Dáil were officially announced at the Count Centre,...

Monday, 29/02/16 - 6:26pm Read More

Howlin, Browne and Wallace elected. Recount on Monday

Brendan Howlin elected on the 10th Count. Pic: Jim Campbell
Michael D’Arcy will take the fourth seat in Wexford and Paul Kehoe will take the fifth! However, there was a...

Sunday, 28/02/16 - 5:54am Read More

Live from the Wexford Count Centre

  A full tally for the Wexford Count shows Brendan Howlin in the lead where the quota is expected to...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 3:07pm Read More

Browne goes to the top of the poll

With 50% of the boxes opened Fianna Fáil’s James Browne has gone to the top of the poll with his...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 12:05pm Read More

Don’t forget to cast your vote today

Polling booths across Co. Wexford will be open from 7 am to 10 pm in the General Election. In Wexford,...

Friday, 26/02/16 - 9:54am Read More