Medical card sent to deceased man

A NEW Ross family have spoken to The Echo of their despair at the plight of a young girl in County Kildare who was denied a medical card, despite having a serious illness, while they themselves received a card for...

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Theatre stalwarts get surprise presentation

TWO VETERANS of the stage were honoured in Campile at the weekend for an association with the local hall and panto society stretching back half-a-century. Tommy Hayes and John Howlin were taken completely unawares during Sunday’s rehearsals for ‘Goldilocks and...

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The Chosen Four for top jobs

Padraig O'Gorman will return to Enniscorthy as its District Manager. Pic: John Walsh
FOUR WEXFORD Co. Council officials were congratulated by their colleagues after they received word of promotions within the body on...

Wednesday, 28/01/15 - 10:22am Read More

Body recovered from the harbour at Courtown

Search is on after a car entered Courtown Harbour ealier today. Pic: John Walsh.
The body of a local man in his mid-60’s has been recovered from Courtown Harbour. It is believed to be...

Thursday, 22/01/15 - 5:13pm Read More

U.S. elections to come to New Ross

THE RACE for the White House will come to New Ross next week with one of the prime contenders for...

Thursday, 22/01/15 - 12:11pm Read More

New Ross gets new priest

NEW ROSS got a new priest at the weekend when Revd. Margaret Sykes was introduced as the new Priest-in-Charge to...

Thursday, 22/01/15 - 12:08pm Read More

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New Ross has 2020 vision

TWO NEW Ross men have begun a campaign to get New Ross moving over the course of the next five...

Tuesday, 13/01/15 - 9:54am Read More

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Job seeker takes to the street

A NEW Ross resident has begun a one-man protest at O’Hanrahan Bridge to highlight the lack of job opportunities for...

Tuesday, 13/01/15 - 9:46am Read More

Has Sasha got ‘The Voice’?

THE VOICE of Ireland returned with a bang on Sunday night, and one Wexford woman made sure to make an...

Wednesday, 07/01/15 - 10:06am Read More

Panto society to celebrate 50th

A 50th anniversary is something to be proud of under any circumstances but when it involves a group or society...

Wednesday, 07/01/15 - 9:50am Read More

Who wasn’t at the meeting?

A MEETING held in Ballycullane 10 years ago appeared to have had the majority of members of the current New...

Wednesday, 07/01/15 - 9:47am Read More

Has Helena got ‘the voice’?

A SINGER from the New Ross district will be representing Wexford on the RTE talent show, ‘The Voice’, next weekend....

Wednesday, 07/01/15 - 9:45am Read More

Tragic quad bike accident claims father

TRAGEDY STRUCK the communities of Blackwater and Curracloe last Tuesday when local man Noel O’Reily died in a quad bike...

Friday, 02/01/15 - 11:21am Read More

Brave swimmers take icy dip

A BRAVE group of swimmers took to the icy water off the south Wexford coast at the  weekend to raise...

Thursday, 01/01/15 - 1:50am Read More

No gas link for New Ross

NEW ROSS will not be connected to the gas network from the Great Island Power Plant in the foreseeable future....

Thursday, 01/01/15 - 1:46am Read More

Happy Christmas to all Echo readers


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Wexford road safety alert – please drive carefully

Wexford County Council Roads Department have issued a Road Safety Alert as Frost and Ice is forecast over the next...

Wednesday, 24/12/14 - 7:03pm Read More

€300,000 for by pass scheme – N11 to open before end of 2015

Brendan Howlin, TD, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.
Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform and Wexford TD, Brendan Howlin, has welcomed confirmation that the National Roads Authority will...

Tuesday, 23/12/14 - 12:43pm Read More

Waste management tops the agenda at this month’s meeting of Wexford County Council

LOCAL REPRESENTATIVES were talking rubbish at this month’s meeting of Wexford County Council. In the literal sense, that is. Following...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 12:39pm Read More

Mayor pitches Wexford as the “cultural capital of southeast”

MAYOR OF Wexford Cllr George Lawlor has indicated that Wexford town should be the forerunner in a campaign led by...

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