Kila (4 and a half) needs a new home for her family for Christmas

Ciara Mahoney and her daughter Kila sit on the porch of their home in Donaghmore which is totally unsuitable to Kila's needs. Pic: Christy Farrell
Beautiful Kila has a profile in North Wexford that would humble some of the world’s best known celebrities, and she is only four and a half years old, and while her first priority is to write to Santa for a...

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Council left red faced over logo link

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WEXFORD COUNTY Council has been left embarrassed when a QR code issued alongside its brand new corporate logo provided a link to a support site for members of the homosexual and transgender community in Wexford, rather than the Wexford County...

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Body of elderly woman found in home months after death

There has been out-pouring of sadness around Wexford town after the news broke that a badly decomposed body of an...

Sunday, 22/11/15 - 11:56am Read More

Thousands gather in Gorey for new Christmas lights ‘switch on’

Thousands gathered in Gorey's Main Street tonight for the switching on ceremony for the town's new Christmas lighting and sound system.
Gorey became one of the first towns across the country to switch on the Christmas Lights when Santa Claus did...

Friday, 20/11/15 - 9:51pm Read More

Memorial to Tinnaberna Fishermen on 200th anniversary of tragedy

At the launch of the Tinnaberna Memorial today were Joe Kavanagh, John Furlong, Lily Byrne, Michael Fortune and Ned Kavanagh.
Six boats with their crews from the Tinnaberna fishing community near Kilmuckridge were blown across to Wales during a violent...

Saturday, 14/11/15 - 9:15pm Read More

Call for investigation by Garda authorities following Gorey protest

Gardai and protesters clash after an auction was stopped in Gorey.
Sinn Féin councillor Johnny Mythen has expressed concern at footage circulating on social media of Garda treatment of members of...

Friday, 13/11/15 - 1:46pm Read More

Gorey angler Joe is off to World Shore Angling Championships

Joe Byrne will soon be off to Portugal to compete in the World Shore Fishing Championships. Pic: Christy Farrell
Gorey’s Joe Byrne has packed his rod and line and secured his bait as he sets out for the exotic...

Wednesday, 11/11/15 - 5:13pm Read More

Wexford Winterland plans unveiled

Santa made a quick visit to the Bullring in Wexford for the launch of the plans of the Wexford Winterland pictured with Madeleine Quirke (CEO, Wexford Chamber) and Michael Hayes. Pic: Jim Campbell
THIS YEAR’S Wexford Winterland was officially launched with the flick of a switch at a ceremony in the Bullring last...

Tuesday, 10/11/15 - 11:56am Read More

Emmet Moloney declares as independent candidate

SELSKAR NATIVE Emmet Moloney has declared his intention to contest the forth-coming general election as an independent candidate. The 29-year-old...

Tuesday, 10/11/15 - 11:51am Read More

Labour’s dismay at GAA chairman’s comments

LOCAL REPRESENTATIVES of the Labour Party were “taken aback” last week when it emerged that GAA County Board chairman Diarmuid...

Tuesday, 10/11/15 - 10:35am Read More

Reward offered for information on Gorey Town Park vandalism

There is anger, disappointment and frustration in Gorey after it was discovered that mindless morons had destroyed children’s playground equipment...

Wednesday, 04/11/15 - 2:24pm Read More

Gorey Town Park Showgrounds new walking track is opened

Cllr. Malcolm Byrne officially opens the new walking track at the Gorey Town Park. Pic: Christy Farrell
A new era for Gorey Town Park and the adjacent Showgrounds dawned last Saturday with the official opening of a...

Tuesday, 03/11/15 - 12:20pm Read More

Welcome to “The Jungle” – a view from the ground of the Calais refugee crisis

A view of the migrant camp known as the Jungle in Calais, France.
IN THE days and weeks after a photograph of a young Syrian child washed up on a beach in Turkey...

Tuesday, 03/11/15 - 11:50am Read More

The People’s Debate with Vincent Browne is on its way to Wexford

‘THE PEOPLE’S Debate with Vincent Browne’ will visit the constituency of Wexford on Monday, November 9th. The debate is a...

Monday, 02/11/15 - 8:58pm Read More

Water meter works trap pensioner in home

Water meter installers walk away as our photographer took a photo during a disagreement with members of Carley family in Davitt Road. Pic: Jim Campbell
AN 81-year-old man found himself trapped in his own home last week after water meter installers blocked vital access to...

Tuesday, 27/10/15 - 12:38pm Read More

Bereaved Connors family are in “the hearts and minds of the nation” – priest tells funeral goers

AN EERIE silence descended on the church yard, interrupted only by the bagpiper’s lonesome drone of Patrick’s Kavanagh’s ‘Raglan Road’...

Tuesday, 27/10/15 - 12:29pm Read More

FDYS workers have secured trade union recognition following industrial action

IN A landmark case employees at the FDYS have been successful in their bid for trade union recognition following a...

Tuesday, 20/10/15 - 11:14am Read More

Arrests for sale or supply of drugs up 95% across County Wexford

THE NUMBER of arrests for offences relating to the sale or supply of drugs has soared by 95% in County...

Tuesday, 20/10/15 - 11:10am Read More

Gorey has been labelled a “dumping ground for ex-convicts”

IT HAS been alleged that scores of known criminals are relocating to Gorey from Dublin and that landlords are facilitating...

Tuesday, 20/10/15 - 11:05am Read More

Brendan Howlin faces into 2016 General Election for Labour Party

Brendan Howlin, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, will represent The Labour Party in the 2016 General Election. The Wexford...

Saturday, 17/10/15 - 1:19am Read More