Water protests in all Wexford towns on Saturday

The scene in Gorey last Saturday where 300 anti-water charges protesters took to the Main Street. An even bigger turnout is expected tomorrow for the National Day of protest. Pic: Christy Farrell.
  Anti-water charges demonstrations will be held in all the major towns in Wexford tomorrow (Saturday) in support of the National Day Right2Water campaign which will have its biggest protest in Dublin. The protests in Wexford all start at 2...

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First Gorey fringe event for the Wexford Opera Festival

Geraldine Blake with kids, Emily and Gracie Kirkland, at the opening of Market House Fesign.
Geraldine Blake, with kids, Emily and Gracie Kirkland enjoying the exhibition at Market House Design. Market House Design, an initiative of Gorey Chamber of Commerce and Wexford County Council opened its second exhibition last Tuesday, ‘A Celebration of Place’ performed...

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Major public protest against water charges in Gorey next Saturday

Disruptions are expected in Gorey for a public protest march against water charges taking place in the town next Saturday...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 9:49pm Read More

Wonder woman walks unhurt from horror motorway crash

A female driver had a miraculous escape from injury this afternoon when her car struck the left hand barrier and...

Tuesday, 14/10/14 - 8:35pm Read More

Over 20,000 homes without a power supply tonight

Due to the adverse weather conditions there are currently 20,000 electricity customers in the south of the country without power...

Wednesday, 08/10/14 - 10:51pm Read More

Ian rescues suicide from the harbour

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A WEXFORD man is being hailed a hero after he saved a late night jumper from drowning in Wexford Harbour. But...

Wednesday, 08/10/14 - 10:09am Read More

More Gorey News

Ballymoney charity shop hit by thieves

The Village Coffee Shop at Ballymoney where a break-in occurred. Pic: Christy Farrell.
Gardaí at Courtown Harbour are investigating a break-in to the Village Coffee Shop at Ballymoney which was first noticed early...

Tuesday, 07/10/14 - 8:12pm Read More

More Gorey News

Pressure bubbling around Irish Water

Story times ahead for Irish Water. Across the country pressure is mounting on Irish Water on a variety of fronts,...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 3:56pm Read More

New football champions are homecoming heroes

Traditionally when Wexford wins a major trophy at Croke Park the homecoming celebrations are ignited in Gorey, and while one...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 3:44pm Read More

Gorey Festival Mystery ! – Event’s future in the spotlight

No shortage of support for the Gorey Market House Festival.
The future of the extremely successful Market House Festival is in doubt, according to a press statement from Gorey Municipal...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 3:39pm Read More

Medal haul for Gorey star, Shona

Supporters and well-wishers take to the streets of Gorey to welcome home dual medal winner Shona Gregan. Pic: Christy Farrell.
Gorey has a pride in its achievers and they turned out in force on the Main Street last Sunday afternoon...

Tuesday, 23/09/14 - 9:53pm Read More

Crisis in 999 service

Signing the petition for a better ambulance service in the Gorey district on the Main Street. Pic: Christy Farrell.
Ambulance cover in North Wexford is at crisis point and calls for 24/7 cover has intensified throughout the community after...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 11:50pm Read More

Road repairs at Hollyfort

Wexford County Council crews have begun to reinstate the road in Hollyfort, and there are now two crews who will...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 11:40pm Read More

Gorey is ready to Party in Pink in Ireland’s first music festival

Traders in Esmonde Street, Gorey, dressed in pink to promote next Sunday's Party in Pink which will raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society - Action Breast Cancer Awareness.
Pink is the colour you’ll find everywhere in Gorey next Sunday, September 14th, there will be music too… and an...

Tuesday, 09/09/14 - 10:29pm Read More

Sinn Fein plans to abolish Local Property Tax

A North Wexford councillor who is calling for a reduction in Property Tax has described the Labour Party’s promise to...

Monday, 08/09/14 - 10:06pm Read More

Gorey comes to a standstill as Andy Connors is laid to rest

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Concerns are growing in Gorey that the relatively rare and ancient crime of grave robbery may strike sometime in the...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 11:40pm Read More

Dublin murder victim will be buried in Gorey tomorrow

St. Michael's Cemetery, Gorey, where Andy Connors will be laid to rest tomorrow afternoon.
ANDY CONNORS, (45), settled traveller and criminal, and father of six, who was shot a number of times when a masked...

Thursday, 28/08/14 - 9:47pm Read More

Gorey prepares for stage version ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’

The cast of the Raspers production of 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest' rehearsing for next week's stage production at Gorey Little Theatre.
Great anticipation in theatrical circles as the Rasper Players are currently in the depths of rehearsals for their forthcoming production...

Thursday, 28/08/14 - 6:03pm Read More

Two-car crash at Ballygarrett

Gardai are investigating a two-car road traffic collision that occurred at a junction near Peig’s Bar at Ballygarrett just after...

Thursday, 21/08/14 - 7:28pm Read More

Residents to oppose Gorey housing development plan

Kilnahue Lane, on the outskirts of Gorey, where residents have concerns about planning for a major housing development.
Almost all residents on Kilnahue Lane, on the outskirts of Gorey, are expected to renew their objections to planning for...

Tuesday, 19/08/14 - 9:21pm Read More