Two bodies discovered in a house in Clonroche village

Clonroche village
The bodies of two people – a male and a female – aged between 20 and 30 were discovered in the upstairs bedroom of a house at Woodside Estate in Clonroche village around 4.30 p.m. today. It is understood that...

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€1.5 million contract signed for Courtown Harbour repairs

Cllr John Hegarty, Minister Brendan Howlin and Cllr Malcolm Byrne are pictured at the signing of contracts for works to be carried out in Courtown Harbour. Pic: Christy Farrell
It is expected that Courtown Harbour will remain open for use by all craft up to mid-May and then close while specialist repair works necessitated by storm damage are undertaken, and the works will be completed at the end of...

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Riverchapel priest trapped in earthquake zone

PRAYERS WERE recited during weekend Masses at the Star of the Sea Church, Riverchapel, for the safe return of the...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 11:01pm Read More

Garda patrols will be stepped up in Gorey Town Park

In a determined effort to eliminate anti-social behaviour in Gorey Town Park, Garda patrols in the area are to be...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 10:53pm Read More

Amanda stranded waiting for rehab

THE PARTNER of a woman who has been in Wexford General Hospital since August has appealed to the National Rehabilitation...

Tuesday, 21/04/15 - 11:59am Read More

Limited industrial action has begun at St Aidan’s Day Care Centre

St Aidan's Day Care Centre at Mill Road, Gorey.
Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), the Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA), IMPACT and SIPTU have commenced limited...

Thursday, 16/04/15 - 3:14pm Read More

Gorey children’s soccer pitch is plastered with glass

Broken glass found on soccer pitch at The Showgrounds, Gorey. Pic: Christy Farrell.
“We are afraid something bad will happen to the kids,” said a Gorey Rangers FC official after anti-social behaviour reached...

Thursday, 16/04/15 - 12:24pm Read More

Kilmuckridge basking in week-long festival succes

Packed auditorium in Kilmuckridge Memorial Hall for the All-Ireland Confined Drama Finals. Pic: Christy Farrell.
Kilmuckridge Memorial Hall has been is accommodating full houses every night for the 63rd All-Ireland Confined Drama Finals which has...

Tuesday, 14/04/15 - 10:21pm Read More

Theatrical launch for John Wyse Jackson’s works of Oscar Wilde

There was a theatrical thread to the launch of John Wyse Jackson’s latest work ‘Best-Loved Oscar Wilde’, with readings and...

Tuesday, 14/04/15 - 9:55pm Read More

Army bomb team deals with device at Ballycanew housing estate

Gardaí sealed off the entrance to Village Gate, Ballycanew, today.
The army bomb disposal unit was called to a housing estate in Ballycanew village today after a suspicious object was...

Tuesday, 14/04/15 - 3:29pm Read More

Courtown landmark will be closed and drained for the summer

Courtown Harbour basin will be drained during the summer.
  WORK HAS begun at repairing the 2014 winter storms damage at Courtown Harbour which means a summer of disruption...

Wednesday, 08/04/15 - 4:55pm Read More

200 cyclists will contest Gorey 3-Day Cycle Race over Easter weekend

200 cyclists will compete in the international Gorey 3-Day Cycle Race this weekend. Pic: Christy Farrell.
THIS YEAR’S Gorey 3-Day Cycle Race run on Saturday, Sunday and Easter Monday has been oversubscribed by 50, which means...

Wednesday, 01/04/15 - 4:48pm Read More

Draw takes place for All-Ireland drama finals at Kilmuckridge

Launching the 63rd All-Ireland Confined Drama Festival at Kilmuckridge are Margaret walsh, Michael Johnston (Festival Director), Cllr Mary Farrell and Dan Walsh. Pic: Christy Farrell.
All systems are in place for the 63rd All-Ireland Confined Drama Finals opening in Kilmuckridge Memorial Hall on Friday, April...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 10:12pm Read More

Car windows smashed while owners play bingo in Craanford

Four cars had their back windows smashed while their owners were playing bingo at the weekly session at Craanford last...

Tuesday, 24/03/15 - 10:15pm Read More

Full houses every night for the South Wicklow Drama Festival

Kieran Tyrell, Eamonn Doran (Chairman), Donal Courtndey (Adjudicator) and Kevin McElroy at the  South Wicklow Drama Festival running in St Brigid's Hall, Carnew, all this week. Pic: Christy Farrell.
THE 11th South Wicklow Drama Festival opened in St. Brigid’s Hall, Carnew, last Thursday night and the organisers are delighted...

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Draft Flood Maps for Bunclody!

A STUDY under the OPW and with the support of Wexford County Council have produced Draft Flood Maps for Bunclody....

Tuesday, 24/03/15 - 10:02pm Read More

Gorey reckons it was the best St Patrick’s Parade ever!

Thousands throng Gorey's Main Street for the annual St Patrick's Day Parade. Pic: Christy Farrell.
It was billed as one of the biggest and most successful parades found anywhere in the country and the occasion...

Friday, 20/03/15 - 12:06am Read More

Gorey expecting large crowds for annual St Patrick’s Day parade

Margaret Cooper is honoured to be Grand Marshal for today's St Patrick's Day Parade in Gorey. Pic: Christy Farrell.
Large crowds are expected to turn out today for the traditional St. Patrick’s Day parades across the country, with one...

Tuesday, 17/03/15 - 12:01am Read More

Gorey teenagers are found safe and well

Matthew Austin
Two 15 year old teenagers, Matthew Austin and Agatha Powlikowska, have returned home safe and well to their homes in...

Thursday, 12/03/15 - 11:13pm Read More

All-Ireland camogie championship win for Gorey Community School

Caption Catriona  O'Brien  is carried shoulder high as the celebrations begin after Gorey Community School's All Ireland camogie title success. Pic: John Walsh.
Sporting success has created a real buzz of excitement around the corridors of Gorey Communty School following a wonderful victory...

Monday, 09/03/15 - 9:01pm Read More