It all started on The Late Late Show for Luan Parle

LUAN PARLE. Pic by Christy Farrell, The Gorey Echo.
  When you launch your career at the age of 12 on ‘The Late Late Toy Show’, then hosted by the evergreen Gay Byrne, and the following week a call comes to appear with Pat on ‘Kenny Live’, it becomes...

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Our shark goes viral

RESPONSES TO last week’s story about the arrival of a Great White Shark to Hook Head have been coming in like a tidal wave to The Echo office for the past seven days. To mis-quote a classic shark-related move: We’re...

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John Banville’s ‘The Sea’ gets its first screening in Gorey

The Schooner Bar in Ballygarrett gets a make over for a starring role in John Banville's story 'The Sea' when filming took place there last year.
 The much anticipated first screening of The Sea, adapted from Wexford author John Banville’s novel of the same name, comes...

Tuesday, 08/04/14 - 10:31pm Read More

Argentinian Ambassador enjoyed Evita musical in Gorey

The Argentine Ambassador to Ireland, Her Excellency, Ms Silvia Maria Merenga was in Gorey tonight where she attended the opening...

Monday, 07/04/14 - 11:45pm Read More

Wexford Jockey ruled out of Aintree Grand National with back injury

Wexford jockey Mikey Fogarty has been ruled out of tomorrow’s Crabbies Grand National following a bad fall over the National...

Friday, 04/04/14 - 10:32pm Read More

Man due in court after cannabis raid at Craanford

Gardaí have seized almost €100,000 worth of cannabis plants during a planned search in North Wexford. It took place at...

Wednesday, 02/04/14 - 10:57pm Read More

More Gorey News

Gorey men in the Great War trenches recounted in new book

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The human stories and courage of local men who gave up their everyday lives in the streets and fields of...

Tuesday, 01/04/14 - 10:26pm Read More

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Civic honours for distinguished Gorey individuals and groups

Gorey Town Council conferred Civic Honours on about 40 of its most distinguished achievers at a packed Civic Reception held...

Tuesday, 01/04/14 - 10:01pm Read More

Kilmuckridge wins place in All Ireland Confined Drama Final

Cast on the set of 'The Weir' which will be performed in the All Ireland Confined Finals by Kilmuckridge Drama Group.
Kilmuckridge Drama Group have enjoyed great success on this years drama circuit, but the best may be yet to come...

Sunday, 30/03/14 - 11:26pm Read More

Three people hospitalised in Gorey road crash

Three people have been taken to hospitals in Dublin and Wexford following a two-car head-on collision early this afternoon. Some...

Thursday, 27/03/14 - 3:44pm Read More

Send us your sheep! – A Gorey plea to the rest of Ireland for all of ‘ewe’

Some of the sheep seen hanging around Gorey. Pic: Christy Farrell
A nationwide appeal has gone out for Irish sheep farmers to supply 1,000 sheep for the world’s best shearers coming...

Wednesday, 26/03/14 - 1:11pm Read More

Thousands apply as extras for Brooklyn

Queues formed through out the day at the Open Casting Day for the film 'Brooklyn' in the Riverside Park Hotel. Pic: John Walsh
  CLOSE TO 3,000 people turned out to the Riverside Park Hotel on Friday as excited film-fans applied as extras...

Wednesday, 26/03/14 - 10:23am Read More

Student Gavin enters the North Wexford election race

GAVIN NUGENT, running in the May Local Elections
A large number of candidates will contest the Local Elections in the North Wexford district on May 23rd following the...

Tuesday, 25/03/14 - 8:22pm Read More

Jimi Cullen takes his brand new album on nationwide tour

Jimi Cullen
Gorey songwriter, singer, storyteller and musician, Jimi Cullen, has launched a new album called Life and he is also off...

Wednesday, 19/03/14 - 11:34pm Read More

Wexford and Wicklow students united at pylons protest

Students from schools at Carnew, Ballyroebuck and Clohamon protesting against pylons along the Wicklow Way.
Pressure is mounting on EirGrid and the Government as Pylon ‘D’ Youth, an enthusiastic Young Social Innovators group of Transition...

Tuesday, 18/03/14 - 3:08pm Read More

40,000 people marching to Gorey for the Golden Shears in May

Brightly painted cut-out cardboard sheep have appeared grazing on the roundabouts at Gorey as plans to welcome 30,000 spectators and...

Monday, 17/03/14 - 10:52pm Read More

Funding for new walking track at Gorey Showgrounds and Town Park

Gorey Showgrounds where a new walking track has been promised funding. Pic; Christy Farrell.
After a long running saga and public consultation regarding future plans for Gorey Showgrounds, something positive has emerged with the...

Monday, 10/03/14 - 10:51pm Read More

President’s wife Sabina is guest of honour in Gorey

Gorey Town Council bestowed the highest honour on Mrs Sabina Higgins, First Lady as wife of President Michael D. Higgins,...

Monday, 10/03/14 - 10:41pm Read More

Independent Owen Dunbar joins North Wexford election race

Owen Dunbar who is running as an Independent candidate in Gorey for the Local Authority elections.
  Interest is growing in next May’s Local Elections, and with all the major parties preparing their chosen candidates to...

Tuesday, 04/03/14 - 8:24pm Read More

Town Council members chosen as Grand Marshal for Gorey Parade

“It is a wonderful honour to be selected as Grand Marshal for the Gorey St. Patrick’s Day this year and...

Monday, 03/03/14 - 10:24pm Read More