Film director, Neil, loves Wexford

Film-maker, Neil Elworthy has spoken exclusively to the Echo about his love of Wexford.
AN AWARD-winning film-director has spoken exclusively to the Echo about his interest of county Wexford and why he loves coming here to work. Neil Elworthy is currently in India where he is filming a documentary on the history and story...

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Family has very luck escape

The Glowski’s car was extensively damaged in the accident
A NEW Ross family had a very lucky escape when a wheel from a passing lorry struck their car – causing extensive damage to the vehicle – on the main road between New Ross and Waterford. Przemyslaw Glowsi was driving...

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Tadhg creates rugby history

Irish international rugby player Tadhg Furlong pictured at New Ross Golf Club. Pic: John Walsh
NEW ROSS Rugby Club is on the crest of a wave this week after one of its players got his...

Wednesday, 02/09/15 - 11:54am Read More

Appeal made for Kiwi’s safe return

  AN APPEAL has been made for the safe return of a much loved family pet that was taken from...

Thursday, 20/08/15 - 4:18pm Read More

Denis is A1 history maker

72 year old New Ross man, Denis North who got an A1 in history in the Leaving Cert. Pic: John Walsh
A NEW Ross man has created history by successfully sitting the Leaving Certificate exam at the young age of 71....

Thursday, 20/08/15 - 4:16pm Read More

Weather woes blow cruise visit off course

THE LONG-AWAITED visit to Wexford of almost 900 German passengers on the cruise ship MS Albatross unfortunately had an unhappy...

Tuesday, 11/08/15 - 12:21pm Read More

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...

Wednesday, 22/07/15 - 2:14pm Read More

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...

Wednesday, 22/07/15 - 2:11pm Read More

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

Karl O'Toole
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

Clonroche village
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