Council left red faced over logo link

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WEXFORD COUNTY Council has been left embarrassed when a QR code issued alongside its brand new corporate logo provided a link to a support site for members of the homosexual and transgender community in Wexford, rather than the Wexford County...

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Christmas lights turned on

Some of the people who attended the candlelight vigil in New Ross for the people of France. Pic: Jim Campbell
THE CHRISTMAS Lights were turned on in New Ross at the weekend. Local sports stars, Shannon Mernagh and Joanne Richardson were joined by little ‘shepherd’ Eoin Stephenson and Cllr. Michael Sheehan, for the ceremony which was performed before a large...

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Body of elderly woman found in home months after death

There has been out-pouring of sadness around Wexford town after the news broke that a badly decomposed body of an...

Sunday, 22/11/15 - 11:56am Read More

Call for investigation by Garda authorities following Gorey protest

Gardai and protesters clash after an auction was stopped in Gorey.
Sinn Féin councillor Johnny Mythen has expressed concern at footage circulating on social media of Garda treatment of members of...

Friday, 13/11/15 - 1:46pm Read More

Bomb squad called to beach

THE ARMY Bomb Disposal Team has made safe an explosive device found at a very popular local beach. The device...

Tuesday, 10/11/15 - 8:43pm Read More

Wexford Winterland plans unveiled

Santa made a quick visit to the Bullring in Wexford for the launch of the plans of the Wexford Winterland pictured with Madeleine Quirke (CEO, Wexford Chamber) and Michael Hayes. Pic: Jim Campbell
THIS YEAR’S Wexford Winterland was officially launched with the flick of a switch at a ceremony in the Bullring last...

Tuesday, 10/11/15 - 11:56am Read More

Emmet Moloney declares as independent candidate

SELSKAR NATIVE Emmet Moloney has declared his intention to contest the forth-coming general election as an independent candidate. The 29-year-old...

Tuesday, 10/11/15 - 11:51am Read More

Labour’s dismay at GAA chairman’s comments

LOCAL REPRESENTATIVES of the Labour Party were “taken aback” last week when it emerged that GAA County Board chairman Diarmuid...

Tuesday, 10/11/15 - 10:35am Read More

Welcome to “The Jungle” – a view from the ground of the Calais refugee crisis

A view of the migrant camp known as the Jungle in Calais, France.
IN THE days and weeks after a photograph of a young Syrian child washed up on a beach in Turkey...

Tuesday, 03/11/15 - 11:50am Read More

The People’s Debate with Vincent Browne is on its way to Wexford

‘THE PEOPLE’S Debate with Vincent Browne’ will visit the constituency of Wexford on Monday, November 9th. The debate is a...

Monday, 02/11/15 - 8:58pm Read More

Water meter works trap pensioner in home

Water meter installers walk away as our photographer took a photo during a disagreement with members of Carley family in Davitt Road. Pic: Jim Campbell
AN 81-year-old man found himself trapped in his own home last week after water meter installers blocked vital access to...

Tuesday, 27/10/15 - 12:38pm Read More

Bereaved Connors family are in “the hearts and minds of the nation” – priest tells funeral goers

AN EERIE silence descended on the church yard, interrupted only by the bagpiper’s lonesome drone of Patrick’s Kavanagh’s ‘Raglan Road’...

Tuesday, 27/10/15 - 12:29pm Read More

FDYS workers have secured trade union recognition following industrial action

IN A landmark case employees at the FDYS have been successful in their bid for trade union recognition following a...

Tuesday, 20/10/15 - 11:14am Read More

Arrests for sale or supply of drugs up 95% across County Wexford

THE NUMBER of arrests for offences relating to the sale or supply of drugs has soared by 95% in County...

Tuesday, 20/10/15 - 11:10am Read More

Gorey has been labelled a “dumping ground for ex-convicts”

IT HAS been alleged that scores of known criminals are relocating to Gorey from Dublin and that landlords are facilitating...

Tuesday, 20/10/15 - 11:05am Read More

Brendan Howlin faces into 2016 General Election for Labour Party

Brendan Howlin, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, will represent The Labour Party in the 2016 General Election. The Wexford...

Saturday, 17/10/15 - 1:19am Read More

Has New Ross been shafted?

Former Minister, Hugh Byrne endorsed Cllr Michael Sheehan in his run for the General Election as a Fianna Fail candidate. Pic: Christy Farrell
EMOTIONS ARE running high in New Ross this week over the issue of whether or not the town has been...

Thursday, 15/10/15 - 12:40pm Read More

Funding bonanza as election looms

A STRING of funding announcements in Wexford last week is driving speculation that an election will be called in the...

Tuesday, 13/10/15 - 3:32pm Read More

Purchase of green field site for new third level college campus almost complete

THE GREEN light has been given for the acquisition of a 35-acre-site at a prime Wexford town location to develop...

Tuesday, 13/10/15 - 3:25pm Read More

Wexford Campus launches new degree programmes in Sustainable Farm Management and Agribusiness

At the launch of the new Degree Programme in Sustainable Farming and Agriculture in the IT Carlow Wexford Campus were Mayor Cllr Ger Carthy, Caroline Murphy (Head of Campus), Minister Paul Kehoe TD, Dr Patricia Mulcahy (President of Carlow IT), Michael Berkery (FBD). Pic: Jim Campbell
A THRIVING agricultural sector is Wexford’s key to economic growth. That was the contention of an assembled panel of speakers...

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