Dunnes Stores Gorey staff will turn up for shifts

Gorey Shopping Centre. Pic: Christy Farrell
Staff at the Gorey branch of Dunnes Store held an emergency meeting with Mandate trade union officials at the Amber Springs Hotel this evening. This follows the decision by management to close the branch last evening. Staff were shocked by...

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Gorey branch of Dunnes Stores closed with immediate effect

Dunnes Stores at Gorey tonight.
  Staff at the Gorey branch of Dunnes Stores have been told that the store will close immediately. The doors will close at 10 p.m. and it is unknown what happens next. The company employs 100 people in Gorey. According...

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Gorey street history thrown onto the back of a truck!

A period fountain is all that remains on Gorey's Grattan Street after a stone seat was recently removed. Pic: Christy  Farrell.
    The disappearance of a listed piece of period street furniture at Grattan Street, Gorey, last week, has caused...

Wednesday, 20/05/15 - 12:11pm Read More

French Ambassador on official visit to Ferns and Gorey on Tuesday

French Ambassador will visit Gorey on Tuesday.
The French Ambassador to Ireland, Jean-Pierre Thébault, accompanied by Isabelle Cohen, First Secretary at the Embassy of France, is paying...

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Component parts of explosive devices found at Courtown estate

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As part of a Garda operation a suspect device was discovered in a house at Harbour Court, near Courtown Harbour...

Thursday, 14/05/15 - 12:52am Read More

Gorey motorcyclist sets out on 35,000km trip to Mongolia

Ian Horan has set out on his fundraising trip to Mongolia and back. Pic: Christy Farrell.
A young Gorey-man, with the coolness of a young man who is casually riding two miles into town, has set out...

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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...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 10:03pm Read More

€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...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 11:08pm Read More

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...

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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...

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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