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

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

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

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

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

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

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:...

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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

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

  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

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

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

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

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

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

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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