Beauty spots blighted

Domestic rubbish was strewn around the walkway at Lacken Wood
PEOPLE IN New Ross and the surrounding areas have expressed anger to the Echo over the fact that two well known local beauty spots have been targeted by illegal dumpers over the last number of weeks. Large amounts of rubbish...

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Rumours dispelled

New school under construction at Bawnmore in New Ross. Pic: Jim Campbell
THE CONSTRUCTION Company building the new amalgamated primary school campus in New Ross has confirmed to the Echo there is no issue with the project, or with the company, and that everything is going ahead on schedule. Within hours of...

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Tesco store evacuated

Two units of New Ross Fire Service attended the scene of a small fire at Tesco in New Ross last week
THE TESCO store in New Ross had to be evacuated for a period of time last week after a small...

Tuesday, 19/04/16 - 10:09am Read More

Community in mourning

People throughout New Ross and Crossabeg are trying to come to terms with the sudden death, following an industrial accident, of father-of-three, Alan Murphy
PEOPLE THROUGHOUT New Ross and Crossabeg are trying to come to terms this week with the sudden death, following an...

Tuesday, 19/04/16 - 10:06am Read More

Major investment in Clonroche

WEXFORD COUNTY Council is investing €250,000 in upgrading the Waste Water Treatment Plant facilities in Clonroche. The work began in...

Thursday, 14/04/16 - 9:36pm Read More

New musical society to be launched

A NEW musical society in County Wexford will be launched next month. The Little Sea Musical Society will be unveiled...

Thursday, 14/04/16 - 9:33pm Read More

Lighthouse tours to be launched

THE HOOK Lighthouse Guide tour programme for 2016 will be officially launched at the famous landmark on Thursday, April 28,...

Thursday, 14/04/16 - 9:30pm Read More

Abuse victims settle claims

Former swimming coach Ger Doyle at Wexford court. Photo Patrick Browne
FOUR VICTIMS of convicted abuser, and former national and Olympic swimming coach, Gerard Doyle, have settled their High Court actions....

Thursday, 14/04/16 - 9:29pm Read More

Stats highlight county’s burglary black spots

STATS COMPILED from the Central Statistics Office survey for 2015 show that burglaries were up in many locations across the...

Thursday, 14/04/16 - 5:03pm Read More

Tears for talented teenager Ciara laid to rest in Limbrick Cemetery

The late Ciara Ryan.
Tears mixed with the rain at Kilanerin this morning as huge crowds turned out to pay a final farewell to...

Monday, 11/04/16 - 11:03pm Read More

Man dies and another seriously injured in Gorey workplace accident

A man in his 40’s has died, and another man has been seriously injured following a workplace accident at Casey...

Friday, 01/04/16 - 10:09pm Read More

Enniscorthy 1916-2016

Extraordinary coverage of the 1916 Centenary Commemoration in this week's Wexford Echo Group of Newspapers.
Thousands of people attended the  State centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising in Enniscorthy where the official welcoming speech was delivered...

Tuesday, 29/03/16 - 11:23pm Read More

10,000 expected in Enniscorthy for Easter Monday 1916 programme

Flags are out on Castle Street as Enniscorthy prepares for Monday's 1916 commemoration events.
Enniscorthy has completed preparations for Easter Monday’s 1916 Rising centenary programme, the streets having been cleaned, windows decorated for the...

Friday, 25/03/16 - 4:59pm Read More

Gardai intervene in Gorey circus protest

Gardai attempt to keep the situation under control at the Belly Wien circus on Esmonde St. Gorey. Pic: Christy Farrell
The future of elephants as star performers in the circus was dealt a serious blow after a series of public protests...

Tuesday, 22/03/16 - 2:53pm Read More

Breaking: Major garda operation underway

A MAJOR Garda operation is currently under way across the South East region in a bid to tackle ongoing criminal...

Tuesday, 22/03/16 - 1:56pm Read More

Will school cause gridlock?

The temporary closure of the Bawnmore Road at St. Stephen’s Cemetery has caused concern for residents in the Irishtown area of New Ross
RESIDENTS IN the vicinity of the Irishtown in New Ross are worried that the amalgamated primary schools facility being constructed...

Monday, 21/03/16 - 12:10am Read More

Couple had taken number of drugs

Melissa Giltrap and Stephen Deloughrey passed away in May of last year.
THE DEATH of a couple, who passed away while in a family member’s house, over the course of the May...

Wednesday, 09/03/16 - 12:11pm Read More

Wexford Count Result – Fine Gael 2, Labour 1, Fianna Fail 1, Independent 1

The five names that will represent the Wexford Constituency in the 32rd Dáil were officially announced at the Count Centre,...

Monday, 29/02/16 - 6:26pm Read More

Browne committed to challenge

NEWLY ELECTED Fianna Fail T.D., James Browne, has acknowledged that this years General Election was a difficult one for the...

Sunday, 28/02/16 - 2:27am Read More

Fight goes on for Wadding

THE FIGHT for a fair system goes on for Wexford County Councillor, Deirdre Wadding, who was eliminated from this year’s...

Sunday, 28/02/16 - 2:12am Read More