Cllr Pip Breen takes the reins as cathaoirleach of Gorey Council

New Cathaoirleach of Gorey Municipal District, Cllr Pip Breen. Pic: Christy Farrell.
Cllr Pip Breen, first elected to the first Gorey Municipal District Council on his first attempt in 2014, has been honoured as Cathaoirleach for 2016-’17 term, and was presented with the chains of office by outgoing Cathaoirleach, Cllr Malcolm Byrne,...

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Gorey’s new CCTV system now in operation

Pictured at the launch Gorey's new CCTV system are Cllr. Malcolm Byrne, Liam White, District Superintendent, Jo Foley, Inspector Sean Clince and Pawel Makulski. Pic: Christy Farrell
EIGHT STRATEGIC locations around Gorey town are beaming live pictures back to Wexford County Council and Gorey Garda Station on a 24-hour basis and the new system, which will help with traffic management, anti-social behaviour and all types of crime,...

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Great start to Gorey’s annual History and Heritage Festival

Mary Lou McDonald
The Vice-President of Sinn Féin, Deputy Mary Lou McDonald, was in Gorey Library last night (Friday) where she sang the...

Saturday, 25/06/16 - 12:19am Read More

Man dead in Ballycanew crash

2012 Tidy Town winner, Ballycanew. Pic: Christy Farrell
  A 21 years old man has died in a road traffic collision which occurred on the R741, one mile...

Thursday, 23/06/16 - 11:14am Read More

New Craanford Underpass opened

Bishop Denis Brennan cuts the tape on the new Underpass in Craanford. Pic: Christy Farrell
The official opening of the Craanford Underpass was conducted by the Bishop of Ferns, Bishop Denis Brennan, last Sunday morning,...

Tuesday, 21/06/16 - 12:18pm Read More

Sunshine and success at 157th Gorey Agricultural Show

A threshing display from another era was one of the highlights of today's Gorey Agricultural Show.
A threshing display from another era was one of the highlights at today’s Gorey Agricultural Show at sunny Clonattin. An...

Saturday, 18/06/16 - 9:03pm Read More

Two popular Gorey Community School teachers have retired

Pictured celebrating the retirement of two teachers from the Gorey Community School at the special occasion in the Amber Springs Hotel are Principal, Michael Finn, retiring teachers, Lucy Power and Vincent Browne with Deputy Principal, Stella Kehoe and Deputy Principal, Frank Duke.
The end of a long and distinguished career has come for two members of the teaching staff at Gorey Community...

Friday, 17/06/16 - 2:57pm Read More

Wexford is praying for papal visit!

Could the Pope possibly be about to enjoy some trademark Wexford sunshine?
FOR SOME the idea of His Holiness Pope Francis enjoying a 99 cone at one of Wexford’s beautiful beaches would...

Tuesday, 14/06/16 - 10:45am Read More

Breakfast roll boys go for glory

The Jumbo Breakfast Roll team will be flying the flag for Wexford in this weekend's Red Bull Soap Box race in Cork
A GROUP of friends from the Newbawn and Gusserane areas of County Wexford will be competing in this weekend’s Red...

Friday, 03/06/16 - 5:01pm Read More

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...

Wednesday, 25/05/16 - 5:23pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 24/05/16 - 12:09am Read More

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