Amy is cut above the rest

10 year old Amy Deverux pictured after having her hair cut in aid of Repunzal at Anna Furlong Hairdressing in New Ross. Pic: Jim Campbell
A YOUNG girl from Enniscorthy has shown she has a heart of gold after cutting more than 14 inches off her hair for charity. Amy Devereux (10), from Madeira Grove, the Moyne, Enniscorthy, travelled to Anna Furlong’s Hair Salon in...

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Town shocked by man’s arrest

PEOPLE THROUGHOUT New Ross were shocked to learn of the arrest of a man from the town in relation to the alleged attempted smuggling of gold bars into India. Edwin Minihan, who is in his 40s, comes from one of...

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Ron’s new boat ‘Florence’ is launched at Rosslare Harbour

Ron O'Rourke tries out his new boat 'Florence' before she is conveyed to Rosslare Harbour for launch. Pic: Rosslare Maritime.
History was made at Rosslare Harbour on Saturday with the launch of a new boat ‘Florence’ took place at the...

Sunday, 19/07/15 - 1:08am Read More

Liam Twomey will not be standing in the next General Election

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General Election candidate Dr. Liam Twomey TD pictured at the Fine Gael Convention in the Talbot Hotel on Sunday evening. Photo: Jim Campbell.
Fine Gael TD for Wexford and Chair of the Oireachtas Finance Committee, Liam Twomey, has announced that he will not...

Friday, 17/07/15 - 4:13pm Read More

Cemetery church vandalised

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The damaged door in the church on the graveyard in New Ross.Photo;Mary Browne
THE CHURCH in St. Stephen’s Cemetery in New Ross has had to be reinforced to prevent vandals from inflicting more...

Monday, 22/06/15 - 12:02am Read More

Power plant officially opens

Hats off from Patrick Dunleavy (Station manager), An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD, Gregor Alexander (Finance Director SSE plc), Alestair Philip Davies Chief Executive) pictured at the official opening of the SSE Great Island CCGT Power Plant. Pic: Jim Campbell
AN TAOISEACH, Enda Kenny, has told the Echo newspaper that ‘hopefully’ New Ross will eventually benefit from having natural gas...

Sunday, 21/06/15 - 11:57pm Read More

Frankenstein Bolts launch debut video

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LOCAL ROCK band, Frankenstein Bolts, will unveil their debut video in Sky and the Ground, Wexford, this week. On Tuesday,...

Monday, 01/06/15 - 3:52pm Read More

Walsh accepts referendum outcome

SEN. JIM Walsh has said that he and others who opposed the same-sex marriage referendum have to accept that will...

Monday, 01/06/15 - 3:47pm Read More

Missing Enniscorthy man

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Gardaí are appealing for help in tracing a missing Enniscorthy man. Karl O’Toole, (30), was last seen in the Friary...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 11:57pm Read More

Two die in plane crash on the Blackstairs Mountain

The Blackstairs Mountain  range where a light aircraft crashed this afternoon.
A helicopter search has located the wreckage on a light aircraft which crashed in the Blackstairs Commons, near the village...

Sunday, 24/05/15 - 9:03pm Read More

A full cycle wash

Washing machine operated using a bicyle. Pic: Jim Campbell
  A LOCAL couple are utilising natural resources and preserving the environment after they created a way of running their...

Tuesday, 12/05/15 - 4:54pm Read More

Apex opens up again

Staff, management and children pictured at the re-opening the Apex Sports, Leisure and Health Centre, New Ross. Pic: John Walsh
THE APEX swimming pool and leisure complex in New Ross has re-opened to the public again following extensive repair and...

Wednesday, 06/05/15 - 4:04pm Read More

Two bodies discovered in a house in Clonroche village

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The bodies of two people – a male and a female – aged between 20 and 30 were discovered in...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 10:03pm Read More

Historic fort to close

Officers Tea Room and living quarters at Duncannon Fort. Pic: Jim Campbell
DUNCANNON FORT in County Wexford will close its doors to the public indefinitely on Friday, May 15. The County Council...

Thursday, 30/04/15 - 10:10am Read More

First sod turned at new school site

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IT WAS a good news day in New Ross on Monday when a formal sod-cutting ceremony was held on the...

Wednesday, 22/04/15 - 11:25am Read More

Apex complex to reopen

New Ross swimming pool closed due to storm damage. Pic: Jim Campbell
THE APEX swimming pool and leisure complex in New Ross will re-open its doors to the public on Wednesday, April...

Thursday, 16/04/15 - 3:51pm Read More

Draw takes place for All-Ireland drama finals at Kilmuckridge

Launching the 63rd All-Ireland Confined Drama Festival at Kilmuckridge are Margaret walsh, Michael Johnston (Festival Director), Cllr Mary Farrell and Dan Walsh. Pic: Christy Farrell.
All systems are in place for the 63rd All-Ireland Confined Drama Finals opening in Kilmuckridge Memorial Hall on Friday, April...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 10:12pm Read More

Memorial fun run is huge success

Start of the Kevin Banville Memorial Fun Run at Carrigbyrne. Pic: John Walsh
WHAT STARTED out as a memorial fun run turned into a hugely successful community event at the weekend when hundreds...

Thursday, 26/03/15 - 10:19am Read More

Jesus rocks!

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EVEN BY its own extremely high standards this year’s production of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ by New Ross Musical Society was...

Thursday, 26/03/15 - 10:16am Read More

Community mourns Michael’s passing

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PEOPLE THROUGHOUT the New Ross district were saddened last week to learn of the passing of Michael Keane, Cullenstown, Duncormick....

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