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 29. The date was revealed by Area Manager, Sinead Casey, at Tuesday’s monthly meeting of New Ross Municipal District Council....

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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 10, and the excitement was greatly enhanced today when the draw was made and the finalists have become known. Two...

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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...

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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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Poignant ceremony for those lost at sea

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A MOVING ceremony took place in Ballyhack at the weekend to honour the memory of those who have lost their...

Wednesday, 04/03/15 - 12:41pm Read More

School to get six new classrooms

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THE CBS Secondary School in New Ross is to get six new classrooms after funding was sanctioned by the Government....

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GAA club makes donation

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A LOCAL GAA club has highlighted the caring nature of its members by presenting a cheque to a local hospital....

Wednesday, 25/02/15 - 12:06pm Read More

€300,000 for Ferrycarrig Park agreed

A VOTE on the takeover of Ferrycarrig Park by the Wexford Football League and the Football Association of Ireland was...

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Flowers for Magdalenes ceremony

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A MOVING and poignant memorial service will take place in New Ross on Sunday, March 1, at 2 p.m. The...

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New school to open in September

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A NEW primary school will open its doors for the first time in New Ross this coming September. Parents in...

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In the line of duty

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WHEN GARDA Ger Feeney retired from the Gardai at the end of December it marked the end of a career...

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Kids affected by break-in

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CHILDREN IN the Horeswood area of the district were directly affected by a break-in that occurred last week. Sometime between...

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Public meetings to shape the Arts

THIS WEEK sees the beginning of a series of public meetings aimed at gauging opinions on Co. Wexford’s arts provision...

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Road safety video campaign launched

Pictured at the launch of 'Cycling Safety Video Campaign for Staying Alive at 1.5' in the County Council Buildings were Annette O'Neill (Director of Services), Frank Burke (Cycling Officer), Eamonn Hore (Director of Services), David Codd (Road Safety Officer), Cllr Malcolm Byrne (Chairman, Wexford County Council), Johnny Gordon (Wexford County Council Cycling Using Group), Phil Skelton (Staying Alive at 1.5), Fran Ronan (Sports Active Wexford). Pic: Jim Campbell
THE FIGHT to make our roads safer for cyclists continued recently as Wexford County Council launched its Cycling Safety Video...

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Large crowd at Ger’s retirement

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SPIDER O’Brien’s pub in South Street was buzzing with activity on Friday night as friends and colleagues of Garda Ger...

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Holocaust survivor to give south east talk

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A SURVIVOR of the infamous Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in World War II is to give a talk next week in...

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Theatre stalwarts get surprise presentation

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TWO VETERANS of the stage were honoured in Campile at the weekend for an association with the local hall and...

Thursday, 29/01/15 - 10:05am Read More

Medical card sent to deceased man

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A NEW Ross family have spoken to The Echo of their despair at the plight of a young girl in...

Thursday, 29/01/15 - 10:03am Read More

The Chosen Four for top jobs

Padraig O'Gorman will return to Enniscorthy as its District Manager. Pic: John Walsh
FOUR WEXFORD Co. Council officials were congratulated by their colleagues after they received word of promotions within the body on...

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