Fire damages premises in Enniscorthy town centre

Two units of the fire service tackle a blaze in Enniscorthy's town centre this evening.
Two units of Enniscorthy Fire Service were called to an optician’s premises in Market Square, Enniscorthy, after smoke was noticed coming from an upstairs window. The premises was evacuated as the fire fighters searched for the source of the fire...

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Enniscorthy mourns William Trevor

WILLIAM TREVOR. Picture courtesy of The Irish Times.
                  The literary world has been devastated by the death of one of the greatest Irish writers, William Trevor, (May 24, 1928 – November 20, 2016, who was born in Mitchelstown, Co....

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No plan to reduce library staff

Pictured at the IMPACT meeting in the Brandon House Hotel were Noel Stacey (Branch secretary, Wexford), Orla Carroll (Kilkenny Branch secretary), Bob Cowman (Wexford IMPACT Branch Chairman), Shay Clinton ((Assistant General Secretary IMPACT). Pic: Jim Campbell
LIBRARY STAFF throughout County Wexford were represented in New Ross last week at a special meeting convened to discuss possible...

Tuesday, 22/11/16 - 2:00am Read More

Drugs haul in New Ross

  GARDAI IN New Ross have seized around €30,000 in illegal drugs following an intensive operation at the weekend. A...

Tuesday, 22/11/16 - 1:57am Read More

Greenway plan to be submitted

The abandoned railway tunnel at Mountgarrett will be a major attraction on the Red Bridge Greenway inner cycling route around New Ross
PHYSICAL WORK on developing a Greenway walking and cycling route between New Ross and Waterford, along the route of the...

Monday, 21/11/16 - 12:18am Read More

Fire service wins major award

Pictured (left-to-right) at the recent safety awards were: Fergal McKevitt, NISO Secretary, Aiden Hassett, John Carley, Paul L’Estrange and Amanda Richards – all from Wexford County Council
WEXFORD COUNTY Council’s Fire Services Department has won a south east regional award for its Health and Safety Management System....

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Rent rates rise in Wexford

RENTS ARE on the rise again in County Wexford. According to the latest quarterly Rental Report by property website Daft.ie,...

Tuesday, 15/11/16 - 11:22am Read More

4 of Us ready to rock Wexford again

WEXFORD ARTS Centre will be rocking to the sounds of iconic Irish hits when Newry band ‘The 4 of Us’...

Tuesday, 15/11/16 - 10:58am Read More

Community in mourning

  PEOPLE THROUGHOUT New Ross are in mourning this week following the passing, on Friday evening, of Michael Sidney, Arch...

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History makers

The sheer delight of victory is etched on the face of Tadhg Furlong and his Irish rugby teammates following the historic victory over the All-Blacks
THE NEW Ross area is celebrating the success of two of its sports stars this week following Ireland’s victory over...

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New Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit on way

THANKS TO funds bequeathed to the Friends of Wexford General Hospital by the late prominent Wexford businessman Herbert Amon, of...

Tuesday, 01/11/16 - 11:32am Read More

Magical journey into the unknown

Shane Kenny will launch his third album, 'The Great Unknown', in Infusion Cafe, Monck Street, Wexford, on Saturday, November 12, at 8 p.m.
THERE CAN be few harder working singer-songwriters on the contemporary Irish music scene than Shane Kenny. About to release his...

Monday, 31/10/16 - 10:47am Read More

Fantastic night of theatre

Sarah (Sinead Croarkin) and Mike (Martyn Gladney) during a scene in 'One Sided Triangle' by Stephen Smith during New Ross Drama Workshop's 'An Evening of Comedy & Drama' in St Michael's Theatre. Pic: Jim Campbell
NEW ROSS Drama Workshop truly excelled itself last week when it performed four short plays to packed houses in the...

Friday, 28/10/16 - 9:50am Read More

Supermarket assault case is dismissed in court

A row that broke out between customers in SuperValu, New Ross, was recalled at last week's sitting of Wexford District Court.
A CASE involving a man from New Ross charged with assault causing harm and producing a glass bottle during a...

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Man dies in house fire at Clonroche

The house at The Villas, Clonroche, where an elderly man lost his life this morning.
The man in his seventies who died in a fire at his home in Clonroche yesterday morning (Wednesday) has been...

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Hook hits the 200,000 mark

Visitors to the Hook have topped the 200,000 mark so far this year
HOOK LIGHTHOUSE attracted over 200,000 visitors for the first nine months of this year. A spokesperson for the facility said...

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Glitz and glamour at gala ball

Colm Duggan, Britney Purcell, Asha Hussein, Dylan Roche and Kody Purcell pictured at the New Ross Slimming World Gala Ball in the Brandon House Hotel. Pic: John Walsh
THERE WAS a palpable buzz of excitement in the Brandon House Hotel recently when the Terrerath Slimming World group celebrated...

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Three-year old among refugees in container

FIVE REFUGEES, believed to be from the Middle East, were discovered inside a container delivered to a local transport company...

Wednesday, 19/10/16 - 10:38am Read More

‘We were devastated’ – Corner Boy frontman reflects on Three Sisters defeat

A FORMER member of the team behind the Three Sisters 2020 European Capital of Culture (ECoC) bid, Corner Boy frontman...

Tuesday, 18/10/16 - 11:27am Read More

Wexford producers win big at Blás na hÉireann

WEXFORD’S FOOD sector is enjoying a thriving time, having been showered upon with a plethora of 2016 Blás na hÉireann...

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