Kilmuckridge are All Ireland Drama Champions for the first time

Kilmuckridge is a community in celebration after the local drama group scored an emphatic first All-Ireland Drama festival success in Claremorris, Co. Mayo. This year’s play ‘The Weir’ by Conor McPherson had won over audiences and adjudicators at various festivals...

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Our shark goes viral

RESPONSES TO last week’s story about the arrival of a Great White Shark to Hook Head have been coming in like a tidal wave to The Echo office for the past seven days. To mis-quote a classic shark-related move: We’re...

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Apex repairs to cost €500,000

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THE COST of repairing the damage to the Apex Swimming Pool and Leisure Complex in New Ross will be in...

Thursday, 10/04/14 - 10:06am Read More

Local school is chapter hit

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A LOCAL primary school is celebrating the success of its quiz team after it reached the national final of this...

Tuesday, 01/04/14 - 11:58pm Read More

40 minutes to reach assault victim

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PROBLEMS WITHIN the Ambulance Service in Ireland have been highlighted on RTE with an incident in New Ross marked as...

Tuesday, 01/04/14 - 11:55pm Read More

Rugby star hailed as hero

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A MEMBER of New Ross Rugby Club is being hailed as a hero after he rescued a little toddler who...

Thursday, 27/03/14 - 12:36pm Read More

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Local student takes perfect picture

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A LOCAL secondary school student has showcased his inherent talent for photography by taking first prize in a prestigious competition....

Thursday, 20/03/14 - 4:07pm Read More

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Fr. Epstein’s story is coming to Carrig

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A UNIQUE entertainment event will take place in Colfer’s Pub, Carrig-on-Bannow on Friday, March 21, at 9 p.m. ‘Chris’s Journey:...

Thursday, 20/03/14 - 3:58pm Read More

Anger over civic receptions

TENSIONS SOARED at a special meeting of New Ross Town Council last week over the postponement of a civic reception...

Friday, 14/03/14 - 1:52am Read More

Anger over explicit messages

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A NEW Ross mother has spoken exclusively to The Echo about her horror at finding explicit texts on her 16...

Friday, 14/03/14 - 1:51am Read More

Postmasters express concern

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  POSTMASTERS FROM across County Wexford have expressed concern over the future of their industry in light of proposed changes...

Wednesday, 05/03/14 - 12:25pm Read More

Magdalene laundry victims remembered

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A POIGNANT memorial service in memory of women who were incarcerated in the Good Shepherd Magdalene Laundry in New Ross...

Wednesday, 05/03/14 - 12:21pm Read More

Apex staff laid off

New Ross swimming pool closed due to storm damage. Pic: Jim Campbell
TWELVE STAFF members at the Apex swimming pool and leisure complex in New Ross have been laid off with a...

Wednesday, 05/03/14 - 12:19pm Read More

Rural Wexford under threat

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PEOPLE IN rural parts of County Wexford have expressed their anger and disappointment this week at the Government’s apparent u-turn...

Friday, 28/02/14 - 12:11am Read More

American Cajun star for Wexford gig

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ONE OF the star acts of the contemporary blues, folk and country roots music scenes will be performing in County...

Friday, 28/02/14 - 12:07am Read More

Water shut off in Clonroche

AN UNCOMFORTABLE couple of days was experienced by the people of Clonroche as they not only suffered physical damage from...

Wednesday, 19/02/14 - 5:31pm Read More

Apex staff praised for storm reaction

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THE FIRE Service in New Ross has praised the quick thinking of management and staff in the Apex Swimming Pool...

Wednesday, 19/02/14 - 2:26pm Read More

Criticism over lack of emergency meeting

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NEW ROSS Town Council has been criticised for the manner with which it reacted to the horrific storm that rocked...

Wednesday, 19/02/14 - 2:20pm Read More

Roof ripped off the Apex

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IT WAS a case of from bad to worse for New Ross this week as violent winds ripped the town...

Wednesday, 12/02/14 - 10:55pm Read More

Flood work will cost €2.5m

03/01/2013Flooding at Rosbercon New Ross this morning.  Photo; Mary Browne
THE COST of essential repair work and preventative measures to cease coastal erosion and flooding throughout the New Ross area...

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