Heartless theft from scene of fatal crash

The theft of the flower pot from the memorial to Lena Doyle has caused much upset for her family
THE MOTHER of a young woman who was tragically killed in an accident on the N25 a couple of miles outside New Ross has described the theft of a large flower pot from her daughter’s memorial stone as “heartless”. Lena...

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Bridge name causes wave of controversy

THE DECISION by New Ross Municipal District Council to name the state-of-the-art bridge in the New Ross by-pass after JFK’s mother has been met with strong criticism from members of the public. With the town and surrounding areas already overloaded...

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€500,000 renovation for post office

A SPOKESPERSON for An Post has confirmed to the New Ross Echo that work on renovating the post-office in New...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 11:00am 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

Sad conclusion to search as man’s body is recovered from river

Member of the Coast Guard on watch on O'Hanrahan Bridge in New Ross after a young man fell into the river. Pic: Jim Campbell
A LARGE scale search operation on the River Barrow came to a tragic conclusion in the early hours of yesterday...

Tuesday, 12/07/16 - 11:26am 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

Flashmob time for school

The pupils in Cushinstown National School took part in a 'flashmob' dance routine last week
THE PUPILS in Cushinstown National School participated in a ‘flash-mob’ dance routine last week as part of their end-of-year activities....

Wednesday, 06/07/16 - 11:22am Read More

What a weekend

Paddy Casey playing to a huge crowd at the Irish America Fest 2016 in New Ross. Pic: Jim Campbell
NEW ROSS was buzzing with activity at the weekend when it played host to the annual Irish America Festival and...

Wednesday, 06/07/16 - 11:20am 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

Whelan looks to year ahead

Cllr. Michael Whelan has spoken of his vision for New Ross during his term as Cathaoirleach of the Municipal District Council
THE NEWLY elected Cathaoirleach of New Ross Municipal District Council, Cllr. Michael Whelan, has spoken to the Echo about his...

Tuesday, 28/06/16 - 6:34pm Read More

Absolutely stunning

The new Library Park amenity in New Ross is absolutely stunning as this photo given exclusively to the Echo clearly shows
THE NEWLY opened Library Park in New Ross  has been described as ‘stunning’ by residents and visitors to the town....

Tuesday, 28/06/16 - 6:33pm 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

Wexford is praying for papal visit!

Could the Pope possibly be about to enjoy some trademark Wexford sunshine?
FOR SOME the idea of His Holiness Pope Francis enjoying a 99 cone at one of Wexford’s beautiful beaches would...

Tuesday, 14/06/16 - 10:45am Read More

Taxi driver uninjured during ordeal

A TAXI driver from Waterford was subjected to a horrific ordeal in New Ross at the weekend. Having travelled up...

Monday, 06/06/16 - 3:07pm Read More

Breakfast roll boys go for glory

The Jumbo Breakfast Roll team will be flying the flag for Wexford in this weekend's Red Bull Soap Box race in Cork
A GROUP of friends from the Newbawn and Gusserane areas of County Wexford will be competing in this weekend’s Red...

Friday, 03/06/16 - 5:01pm Read More

Bridge is rededicated to executed patriot

Deirdre Lawlor, Pearse O'Hanrahan, Harry O'Hanrahan and Cllr Michael Sheehan (Chairman New Ross Municial District Council) pictured at the unveiling of the plaque on O'Hanrahan Bridge. Pic: Jim Campbell
THE BRIDGE over the river Barrow in New Ross has been rededicated to Michael O’Hanrahan, one of the executed leaders...

Tuesday, 31/05/16 - 5:32pm Read More

Lucky escape

Firemen clean up following a single vehicle accident involving a lorry. Pic: Sharon Fox
A TRUCK driver had a lucky escape on the outskirts of New Ross this week when his vehicle overturned and...

Tuesday, 31/05/16 - 5:29pm Read More

Business as usual as strike at Tesco Ireland has been deferred

Tomorrow’s strike at Tesco Ireland (Thursday, May 26) has been deferred following intervention from the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC). Both...

Wednesday, 25/05/16 - 5:23pm Read More

Music festival makes waves

Anthony O'Flynn, Pauline McGann, Irene O'Leary, Rebecca Doyle, Robert Gerard, Oonagh Heffernan, Pat Kent and Orla Doyle pictured at the launch of the Waves Music Festival in Loftus Hall. Pic: John Walsh
A NEW music festival has been officially launched in Wexford. The Waves Music Festival will take place on August 18...

Tuesday, 24/05/16 - 12:34pm Read More