‘Ford Fest’ aid for underpass

Piper, Tom Doyle leads Bishop Denis Brennan under the new 'Craanford Underpass' at the recent official opening. Pic: Christy Farrell
A carnival each day in the Sports Complex Grounds, music in the evenings in the marquee with full bar facilities, and a BBQ each day, that is all happening in Craanford this weekend as the community welcomes the ‘Ford Fest’,...

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Gorey’s lost people are never forgotten

The newly unveiled inventory of those interred in St. Michael's Cemetery. This mammoth task took five years to complete and the work was undertaken by Larry Quigley and Carmel Roice, Gorey. Pic: Christy Farrell
An amazing 4,800 names have been listed in surname alphabetical order on two newly erected large display units in the grounds of St Michael’s Cemetery, Gorey, the result of a five year project that will be of immense benefit to...

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Howlin blasts Minister for Sport over Olympic ticket controversy

Brendan Howlin TD.
WEXFORD LABOUR TD Brendan Howlin has blasted Minister for Sport, Transport and Tourism Shane Ross amid the controversy surrounding ticket sales for...

Wednesday, 17/08/16 - 4:35pm Read More

Public funding for eight of Wexford’s towns and villages

Funding to the tune of €380,000 will be made available to Wexford County Council for distribution to communities of populations of...

Tuesday, 16/08/16 - 4:20pm Read More

One-day strike action at St Aidan’s Services in Gorey; More are planned

St Aidan's Day Care Centre, Gorey. Pic: Christy Farrell
A row over the non-payments of increments due to health workers at St. Aidan’s Services Ltd triggered a one-day work...

Tuesday, 16/08/16 - 4:15pm Read More

Anyone for women’s rugby?

Gorey Rugby Football Club Women’s section are having a ‘Give It A Try’ open coaching session in Gorey RFC on...

Tuesday, 16/08/16 - 3:20pm Read More

Roisin set for Athenaeum

  ONE OF County Wexford’s foremost singers is putting the finishing touches in place to a programme for a concert...

Wednesday, 03/08/16 - 12:22pm Read More

Over 15,000 attend Gorey Festival

Crowds flocked to the marked day on the Main St. which was part of the Gorey Market House Festival. Pic: Christy Farrell
An estimated 15,000 people occupied the family friendly cordoned off Main Street area where the festival events, anchored by the...

Tuesday, 02/08/16 - 2:25pm Read More

Discharged from Wexford General Hospital twice, self harm patient killed himself

Colette Nolan, sister of Tom.
A man with serious depression who admitted himself to A&E at Wexford General Hospital, killed himself a day after he...

Thursday, 28/07/16 - 3:09pm Read More

Gorey is fastest growing town!

Gorey town, one of the fastest growing areas of population in the country.
Gorey town and district is growing at a stronger rate than the national and county average and while there are...

Wednesday, 20/07/16 - 11:27am Read More

Concerns over longer wait facing Gorey trauma victims!

Wexford General Hospital
Serious concerns have been expressed in Gorey following a leaked report from the Trauma Steering Group which proposes to close...

Tuesday, 12/07/16 - 4:14pm Read More

Kehoe’s guarantee on Wexford A&E

Wexford General Hospital. Pic: Jim Campbell
WEXFORD’S ELECTED representatives came under severe pressure over the weekend after reports began to circulate that trauma services at Wexford General...

Tuesday, 12/07/16 - 11:14am Read More

Opposition to 200 houses planning application near Gorey schools

Kilnahue Lane, Gorey which leads to the Gorey Gaelscoil and Educate Together schools, planning permission has been applied for over 200 new houses. Pic: Christy Farrell
Residents in the Kilnahue Lane area of Gorey are opposed to the latest application for 200+ housing units by Gannon...

Tuesday, 05/07/16 - 2:59pm Read More

Fundraisers rocked by Console controversy

Console Wexford Manager Denis O'Connor (left) and disgraced CEO Paul Kelly at the opening of the Console Office at Frances Street, Wexford in 2010. Pic: Christy Farrell.
THE ORGANISERS of The Hope & Dream 10 run in Enniscorthy and The Gerard Murphy Memorial Run in Ferns were...

Tuesday, 05/07/16 - 11:59am Read More

Cllr Pip Breen takes the reins as cathaoirleach of Gorey Council

New Cathaoirleach of Gorey Municipal District, Cllr Pip Breen. Pic: Christy Farrell.
Cllr Pip Breen, first elected to the first Gorey Municipal District Council on his first attempt in 2014, has been...

Tuesday, 28/06/16 - 11:01pm Read More

Gorey’s new CCTV system now in operation

Pictured at the launch Gorey's new CCTV system are Cllr. Malcolm Byrne, Liam White, District Superintendent, Jo Foley, Inspector Sean Clince and Pawel Makulski. Pic: Christy Farrell
EIGHT STRATEGIC locations around Gorey town are beaming live pictures back to Wexford County Council and Gorey Garda Station on...

Tuesday, 28/06/16 - 5:10pm Read More

Great start to Gorey’s annual History and Heritage Festival

Mary Lou McDonald
The Vice-President of Sinn Féin, Deputy Mary Lou McDonald, was in Gorey Library last night (Friday) where she sang the...

Saturday, 25/06/16 - 12:19am Read More

Man dead in Ballycanew crash

2012 Tidy Town winner, Ballycanew. Pic: Christy Farrell
  A 21 years old man has died in a road traffic collision which occurred on the R741, one mile...

Thursday, 23/06/16 - 11:14am Read More

New Craanford Underpass opened

Bishop Denis Brennan cuts the tape on the new Underpass in Craanford. Pic: Christy Farrell
The official opening of the Craanford Underpass was conducted by the Bishop of Ferns, Bishop Denis Brennan, last Sunday morning,...

Tuesday, 21/06/16 - 12:18pm Read More

Sunshine and success at 157th Gorey Agricultural Show

A threshing display from another era was one of the highlights of today's Gorey Agricultural Show.
A threshing display from another era was one of the highlights at today’s Gorey Agricultural Show at sunny Clonattin. An...

Saturday, 18/06/16 - 9:03pm Read More