Browne and Byrne on Fianna Fail ticket for General Election

Cllr James Browne and Cllr Malcolm Byrne  with Timmy Dooley, T.D., at tonight's Fianna Fail Selection Convention held in Enniscorthy.
There was no surprise at tonight’s Fianna Fail General Election Selection Convention held before a packed ballroom in Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy, where Cllr James Browne and Cllr Malcolm Byrne  were selected. They will contest the next General Election in...

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Lidl’s largest store in the country opens its doors in Gorey

The interior of the new Lidl store, Gorey. Pic: Christy Farrell
Gorey has received a vote of confidence in the retail trade with a multi-million euro investment in a new store by Lidl Ireland opening its doors to customers on the Arklow Road. At almost 30,000 square feet and eight metres...

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Eleanor’s winning short story on RTE Radio 1 tonight

Eleanor O'Reilly. Pic: Christy Farrell
RTÉ Radio 1 has announced that the winner of the Francis MacManus Short Story Competition 2015 is Eleanor O’Reilly for...

Monday, 05/10/15 - 11:58am Read More

Gorey to host charity pre-release date of film ‘Brooklyn’

'Brooklyn'  will be screened in Gorey cinema  ahead of the pre-release date.
Movies@‘Gorey will host a charity screening of the new ‘Brooklyn’ film, which is based on a novel by world renowned...

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John Browne to step down from public life after 33 years in Dail

John Browne, T.D., who is retiring from the political scene. Pic: Christy Farrell.
It was announced yesterday evening (Tuesday) that Enniscorthy T.D., John Browne, (67), is  retiring from public life after 33 years...

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Fourth County Award for Ballycanew in Tidy Towns 2015

Another year, another win for Ballycanew. Pic: Christy Farrell
Funding will be needed to upgrade the signs at the entrance to Ballycanew village after winning the Tidy Towns County...

Monday, 28/09/15 - 5:36pm Read More

Missing man is found safe and well

It has been confirmed by the Gardaí that Mark O’Toole, (36), has been located safe and well. Mark was last...

Wednesday, 23/09/15 - 3:37pm Read More

Garda concern about missing Gorey-man Mark O’Toole

Mark O'Toole has been located safe and well.
Gardaí in Gorey are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 36 year old Mark O’Toole.  Mark was last...

Tuesday, 22/09/15 - 11:00pm Read More

Courtown Harbour plans for a €15 million 200-berth marina

Could this be the future of Courtown Harbour?
Coastal erosion is a major issue facing the North Wexford coastline and while immediate remedial action is currently taking place...

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Women’s movement behind election bid

Caroline Foxe (right) is pictured with Suzanne Collins, from Women for Election, at the Equip 2015 workshop
IT MIGHT be still almost a year away but the election race is already beginning to step up a gear...

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Kilnanerin opens its doors to the future of social housing

Pictured at the unveiling of the name of the new sheltered housing project in Kilanerin are Michael and Denise Wharton, Janice Lamb and Kevin Walker. Pic: Christy Farrell
Kilanerin is leading the way in providing social housing units and the village north of Gorey was the centre of...

Wednesday, 16/09/15 - 3:52pm Read More

Bunclody librarian Lucy retires after 35 years’ of books

Lucy Wall Murphy on her final day at Bunclody Library.
Users of Bunclody Library services and staff have said goodbye to librarian Lucy Wall Murphy, who retired on August 31,...

Wednesday, 16/09/15 - 3:43pm Read More

Alarm raised after drifting dinghy found near Blackwater

Rescue services were called into action along the Wexford coast after an empty 8-foot dinghy with a 9.9 horsepower Yamaha...

Monday, 14/09/15 - 10:34pm Read More

Rev Robert Gray installed as Archdeacon of Ferns

Pictured at St. Edan's Cathedral, Ferns for installations of Rev. Canon Robert Gray as Archdeacon of Ferns are Bishop Michael Burrows, Canon Mark Hayden, Rev. Robert Gray, Rev. Paul Mooney, Rev. Arthur Minion. Pic: Christy Farrell
A solemn Service of installation attracted a packed congregation to St. Edan’s Cathedral in Ferns last Sunday afternoon where the...

Wednesday, 09/09/15 - 12:37pm Read More

Film director, Neil, loves Wexford

Film-maker, Neil Elworthy has spoken exclusively to the Echo about his love of Wexford.
AN AWARD-winning film-director has spoken exclusively to the Echo about his interest of county Wexford and why he loves coming...

Thursday, 03/09/15 - 10:50am Read More

Kilanerin representing Wexford in 2015 Pride of Place competition

There was plenty of activity in Kilanerin village and neighbourhood last Wednesday afternoon as local councillors and Wexford County Council...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 11:25pm Read More

Dara has the ‘Spelling Bee’ buzz

Dara Tuinstra and Ryan Tubridy on the Spelling Bee Show.
  Gorey’s talented Spelling Bee Champion, Dara Tuinstra, (12), national winner of the Eason Spelling Bee challenge will appear on...

Tuesday, 25/08/15 - 12:52pm Read More

Wexford County Council serves CPO to facelift Gorey

The future development of Gorey’s 300-year-old Market House and the proposed pedestrianisation of the Main Street in the centre of...

Tuesday, 25/08/15 - 12:47pm Read More

Warm welcome in Gorey for generous cyclists who raised €42,000

Ger Cushe and Cllr. Joe Sullivan are pictured at the race finish line in Gorey. Pic: Christy Farrell
  A large crowd were waiting in Gorey’s Main Street to welcome back a group of cyclists from Naomh Éanna...

Tuesday, 11/08/15 - 10:49pm Read More

Weather woes blow cruise visit off course

THE LONG-AWAITED visit to Wexford of almost 900 German passengers on the cruise ship MS Albatross unfortunately had an unhappy...

Tuesday, 11/08/15 - 12:21pm Read More