Waste management tops the agenda at this month’s meeting of Wexford County Council

LOCAL REPRESENTATIVES were talking rubbish at this month’s meeting of Wexford County Council. In the literal sense, that is. Following a detailed presentation on the draft Southern Regional Waste Management Plan 2015 – 2021, that was delivered by regional waste...

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Mayor pitches Wexford as the “cultural capital of southeast”

MAYOR OF Wexford Cllr George Lawlor has indicated that Wexford town should be the forerunner in a campaign led by three south eastern counties to secure the title of European Capital of Culture. Wexford has joined forces with neighbouring counties...

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Dog attacks require urgent action

THE COUNTY is reaching crisis point in its ability to tackle the problem of dog attacks. That is the contention...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 12:26pm Read More

Staff of Dunnes Stores Wexford help homeless man on freezing night

STAFF AT Dunnes Stores, Wexford, came to the rescue of a homeless man, who was found freezing in a nearby...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 12:24pm Read More

Castlebridge mourns loss of baby Fiachra

THE VILLAGE of Castlebridge was struck by the most heartbreaking tragedy last week when a 19-month-old baby boy sadly passed...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 12:22pm Read More

Elderly man fatally injured in three car collision

Gardaí in Wexford are investigating a fatal traffic collision which occurred near Murrintown earlier this evening. At approximately 4.45pm a...

Sunday, 14/12/14 - 10:51pm Read More

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CU dividend of €2.1 million

WEXFORD CREDIT Union had some good news for its members in the run-up to Christmas when it announced, at its...

Tuesday, 09/12/14 - 12:06pm Read More

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350% spike in homelessness amongst drug users in Wexford

The latest statistics revealed by the Cornmarket Project in Wexford highlighted a startling surge in the level of homelessness amongst...

Wednesday, 03/12/14 - 2:11pm Read More

Olympic champions in Walsh Memorial Tournament

HEAD COACH of the successful IABA Elite Boxing High Performance Unit Billy Walsh has announced the full list of boxers...

Wednesday, 03/12/14 - 2:08pm Read More

€88,500 in grants for community groups

SEVEN COMMUNITY groups and charitable organisations in County Wexford will receive €88,500 in funding from the National Lottery through the...

Wednesday, 03/12/14 - 2:06pm Read More

Wexford Winterland officially launched

FESTIVE FEVER set in on Saturday when in excess of 8,500 people descended on Wexford’s Main Street for the official...

Wednesday, 03/12/14 - 2:02pm Read More

Change to CBS admissions sparks fury

A recent change adopted by management of the CBS Secondary School to its admissions policy has led to a situation...

Tuesday, 25/11/14 - 10:30am Read More

Patients refused seats on hospital bus

Recent changes applied to the eligibility criteria for Non Emergency Patient Transport in the South East is causing patients to...

Tuesday, 25/11/14 - 10:24am Read More

Popular John dies in drowning accident

The news that well known local man John Fenlon (56) died in a tragic drowning accident in Wexford Harbour on...

Tuesday, 25/11/14 - 10:12am Read More

March against water charges attracts 2,000

“ENDA KENNY – not a penny” was just one of the chants that protesters blared out as they made their...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 4:09pm Read More

50 new jobs created at Danone

Politicians and key business figures may be more accustomed to chatting over champagne and canapés, but yesterday (Monday) it was...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 4:07pm Read More

Water charge protest targets Minister Howlin

A GROUP of 25 protesters from the local Right2Water movement gathered outside of White’s Hotel last Wednesday morning in anticipation...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 10:38am Read More

Howlin delivers snapshot of economy

WEXFORD MAN Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin expressed his own personal delight at being invited to deliver...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 10:26am Read More

Fifth Wexford Business Expo is “the best yet”

WEXFORD’S GROWING status as a major centre for business and investment received an added boost last week when the fifth...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 10:20am Read More

Woman robbed at knifepoint

OWNERS OF a small family run business in Bridgetown are this week “still in shock” following an armed robbery last...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 9:27am Read More