Gorey shop winning ticket worth €269,554

Maureen Breen (proprietor) and Elaine Hennell sold a big lottery winning ticket in Gwalia Stores, Gorey, last Friday. An unidentified customer who visited the Gwalia Stores on Gorey’s Main Street last Friday is richer by €269,554 after purchasing a ticket...

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Wexford Gardaí best at tackling phone-holding drivers

CONVICTIONS WERE issued to almost half of all those who came before County Wexford courts between January 2015 and March 2017 for the offence of driving while holding a mobile phone. Drivers who held a mobile phone while at the...

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Wexford’s waters mainly ‘excellent’ for bathing – EPA

HOLIDAYMAKERS AND local alike keen to enjoy a dip in the waters off Wexford over the summer months can do...

Tuesday, 23/05/17 - 11:53am Read More

A community’s embrace can help refugees integrate – Razan Ibraheem

A SYRIAN woman who was delighted to recently receive Irish citizenship has described the power of small communities nationwide to...

Tuesday, 16/05/17 - 2:17pm Read More

Book launch acknowledges local patriot, Hugh Mahon

A BOOK chronicling the early life of Irish patriot and prominent Australian politician, Hugh Mahon, was launched in New Ross...

Wednesday, 10/05/17 - 12:36pm Read More

Community rallies behind Rory fund

PEOPLE ACROSS south west Wexford are giving their full support to a teenage hurling star from the area who is...

Wednesday, 10/05/17 - 12:28pm Read More

‘Excel’lent student in national final

A LOCAL secondary school student will compete in an event today that could result in him representing Ireland and the...

Wednesday, 10/05/17 - 12:25pm Read More

Three Bullet Gate assault

  THE GARDAI in New Ross are investigating an alleged assault that occurred in the town last weekend. The incident...

Wednesday, 26/04/17 - 1:00pm Read More

Furlong to roar with Lions

FORMER NEW Ross Rugby club player, Tadhg Furlong, will be among the 41-member British and Irish Lions who will tour...

Wednesday, 26/04/17 - 12:59pm Read More

‘You have to back yourself’ – Wexford’s globally successful dementia researcher

A WEXFORD native who recently became one of 15 young female science researchers from across the globe to gain UNESCO...

Tuesday, 25/04/17 - 1:30pm Read More

Outfoxed!

  A MEMBER of New Ross Golf Club has spoken to the Echo about how he was taken completely by...

Wednesday, 19/04/17 - 1:29pm Read More

Exhibition shows creativity in a ‘Crocodile Sky’

STRIKING WORKS of art and poetry will adorn the walls of Wexford County Council until May 19th, thanks to works...

Tuesday, 18/04/17 - 12:15pm Read More

Conferences explore how Brexit will hit Wexford

HOW BREXIT is likely to impact on County Wexford was discussed at two well-attended seminars hosted in Wexford recently by...

Tuesday, 18/04/17 - 12:10pm Read More

Varadkar acknowledges Wexford’s struggles

WEXFORD TD Mick Wallace has welcomed the acknowledgment of a Government Minister tipped to be the next Taoiseach that Wexford...

Tuesday, 18/04/17 - 12:05pm Read More

Companies invited to join in Job Shadow Day

THE POSITIVE contribution which people with disabilities can make in the workplace is set to be highlighted once again this...

Tuesday, 11/04/17 - 12:23pm Read More

Donard kids are Irish champs

CHILDREN FROM Donard National School have been crowned winners of the 26th annual Credit Union Schools Quiz competition after emerging...

Thursday, 06/04/17 - 1:07am Read More

Local documentary wins major award

A SHORT documentary film about St. Mary’s Church, in New Ross, that was created by young people involved in a...

Thursday, 06/04/17 - 1:05am Read More

Campaign urges all to ‘Ask’

THERE AREN’T too many occasions throughout the year when Minister of State Paul Kehoe, Wexford County Council Chief Executive Tom...

Tuesday, 04/04/17 - 12:57pm Read More

Wexford’s enterprising students excel at exhibit

SIX LOCAL teenagers are getting set to represent County Wexford at Croke Park in May, but, rather than practicing their...

Tuesday, 04/04/17 - 12:39pm Read More

Account opened for Cahill family

A GROUP calling itself the Friends of the Cahill Family (FOTCF) has opened an account in New Ross to assist...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 10:22am Read More