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 10, and the excitement was greatly enhanced today when the draw was made and the finalists have become known. Two...

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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 Friday evening between 7.30 p.m. and 9.30 p.m. Nothing was taken from three of the cars, but a purse was...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Gorey’s new post-primary facility at Creagh College is opened

Minister Brendan Howlin  performed the official opening of Creagh College at Gorey today. Pic: Christy Farrell.
Creagh College’s magnificent state-of-the-art campus at Gorey, with 400 students on the rolls, although that figure is expected to reach...

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Concerns over ambulance cover in Gorey continues to be an issue

Despite reports to the contrary the ambulance service in North Wexford remains the same as it has been for a...

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€300,000 for Ferrycarrig Park agreed

A VOTE on the takeover of Ferrycarrig Park by the Wexford Football League and the Football Association of Ireland was...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 11:36am Read More

An exhibition by an artist “who wanted to be a Pope”

Gorey Arts Festival
“PAUL NEVER did things by half, he always aimed high. When he was five or six years old if you...

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Gorey traffic flows through the Paul Funge Boulevard

Gorey's new Paul Funge Boulevard thoroughfare from The Monument to The Avenue was officially opened today.
Gorey’s new road section linking The Monument roundabout at the end of the Enniscorthy road into the town and The...

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Public meetings to shape the Arts

THIS WEEK sees the beginning of a series of public meetings aimed at gauging opinions on Co. Wexford’s arts provision...

Tuesday, 10/02/15 - 10:50am Read More

A near fire tragedy in Gorey

fire brigade
A man narrowly missed losing his life after being trapped in a burning apartment block at Market Square, Gorey, last...

Monday, 09/02/15 - 11:27pm Read More

Unions voting for industrial action at St. Aidan’s Day Care Services

St. Aidan’s Day Care Services at Millands, Gorey, and Camolin, could be facing industrial action after four unions have agreed...

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Road safety video campaign launched

Pictured at the launch of 'Cycling Safety Video Campaign for Staying Alive at 1.5' in the County Council Buildings were Annette O'Neill (Director of Services), Frank Burke (Cycling Officer), Eamonn Hore (Director of Services), David Codd (Road Safety Officer), Cllr Malcolm Byrne (Chairman, Wexford County Council), Johnny Gordon (Wexford County Council Cycling Using Group), Phil Skelton (Staying Alive at 1.5), Fran Ronan (Sports Active Wexford). Pic: Jim Campbell
THE FIGHT to make our roads safer for cyclists continued recently as Wexford County Council launched its Cycling Safety Video...

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Next Sunday’s Island Hunt point-to-point has been cancelled

The Island Hunt point-to-point at Ballydarragh, Gorey, which was scheduled to take place next Sunday has been cancelled. The organising...

Monday, 02/02/15 - 10:34pm Read More

€175,000 investment in facilities at Gorey District Hospital unveiled

Pictured in the new palliative care unit at the Gorey 
District Hospital are Ann Coakley, Minister Paul Kehoe 
and Patricia Masterson (Friends of Gorey District 
Hospital. Pic: Christy Farrell
SELF-SUPPORT in the community reached a new high in Gorey and North Wexford where community fundraising to the tune of...

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Hundreds march against water charges

Anti-water charges protesters were out in force on Gorey's Main Street today.
Thousands of people braved bitterly cold conditions across the country to protest against water charges just days ahead of the...

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