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 the Sean Etchingham memorial, overlooking Courtown Harbour, to honour a man who gave a lifetime of commitment to the GAA...

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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 from Blackwater to Arklow Head, with areas at Morriscastle, Poulshone, Ardamine and Kimicheal worse affected. In some cases, holiday homes...

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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

Concert and performing arts centre for Goreys historic Market House

Sen. Michael Darcy and Harry Crosbie discussing future plans for Gorey Market House.
The proposed development of a 1,500 capacity concert and performing arts centre for Gorey’s historic Market House has moved considerably closer...

Wednesday, 24/02/16 - 4:55pm Read More

Fianna Fáil’s Aoife Byrne Tipped for seat

Fianna Fail’s Aoife Byrne’s is being tipped by many across the county to take a seat in Wexford in Friday’s...

Wednesday, 24/02/16 - 4:30pm Read More

Kilmuckridge Drama Festival is all set for nine performances

The curtains are up on the 2016 drama season and nine nights of top groups and excellent plays are coming...

Wednesday, 17/02/16 - 3:38pm Read More

Green Party’s Ann Walsh is the new kid on the block

Ann Walsh. Pic: Christy Farrell
The Green Party General Election candidate Ann Walsh is enjoying her canvass and states that she is getting a good...

Tuesday, 09/02/16 - 10:52pm Read More