Howlin blasts Minister for Sport over Olympic ticket controversy

Brendan Howlin TD.
WEXFORD LABOUR TD Brendan Howlin has blasted Minister for Sport, Transport and Tourism Shane Ross amid the controversy surrounding ticket sales for the Rio Olympics and the arrest of Irish Olympics boss Pat Hickey in Rio this morning. Deputy Howlin says that following...

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Castlebridge Local Notes

Fundraising Concert Aishling Jones, 17, from Castlebridge, will be moving to Guildford in the UK this September to begin a 3 year diploma course in Musical Theatre at Performance Preparation Academy. She started her ballet training with Suzanne O’Leary at...

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Discharged from Wexford General Hospital twice, self harm patient killed himself

Colette Nolan, sister of Tom.
A man with serious depression who admitted himself to A&E at Wexford General Hospital, killed himself a day after he...

Thursday, 28/07/16 - 3:09pm Read More

Gorey is fastest growing town!

Gorey town, one of the fastest growing areas of population in the country.
Gorey town and district is growing at a stronger rate than the national and county average and while there are...

Wednesday, 20/07/16 - 11:27am Read More

Concerns over longer wait facing Gorey trauma victims!

Wexford General Hospital
Serious concerns have been expressed in Gorey following a leaked report from the Trauma Steering Group which proposes to close...

Tuesday, 12/07/16 - 4:14pm Read More

Kehoe’s guarantee on Wexford A&E

Wexford General Hospital. Pic: Jim Campbell
WEXFORD’S ELECTED representatives came under severe pressure over the weekend after reports began to circulate that trauma services at Wexford General...

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Fundraisers rocked by Console controversy

Console Wexford Manager Denis O'Connor (left) and disgraced CEO Paul Kelly at the opening of the Console Office at Frances Street, Wexford in 2010. Pic: Christy Farrell.
THE ORGANISERS of The Hope & Dream 10 run in Enniscorthy and The Gerard Murphy Memorial Run in Ferns were...

Tuesday, 05/07/16 - 11:59am Read More

Man dead in Ballycanew crash

2012 Tidy Town winner, Ballycanew. Pic: Christy Farrell
  A 21 years old man has died in a road traffic collision which occurred on the R741, one mile...

Thursday, 23/06/16 - 11:14am Read More

Wexford is praying for papal visit!

Could the Pope possibly be about to enjoy some trademark Wexford sunshine?
FOR SOME the idea of His Holiness Pope Francis enjoying a 99 cone at one of Wexford’s beautiful beaches would...

Tuesday, 14/06/16 - 10:45am Read More

Business as usual as strike at Tesco Ireland has been deferred

Tomorrow’s strike at Tesco Ireland (Thursday, May 26) has been deferred following intervention from the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC). Both...

Wednesday, 25/05/16 - 5:23pm Read More

Howlin takes reins of Labour Party

Brendan Howlin
WEXFORD TD Brendan Howlin has been confirmed as the new leader of the Labour Party after he was unopposed in...

Friday, 20/05/16 - 2:35pm Read More

Four man gang rob man (90) at home

Aubrey T Fuller recovering from his ordeal pictured outside his home in Taghmon. Pic: Jim Campbell
A 90-YEAR-OLD man is recovering from a frightening ordeal after his house in Taghmon was entered by four masked men...

Wednesday, 18/05/16 - 10:56am Read More

Thieves steal outboard engines

A man can be seen removing an engine on the CCTV footage.
LITTLE MORE than a week after an event which raised funds for two local charities, Wexford Harbour Boat and Tennis...

Wednesday, 18/05/16 - 10:53am Read More

Fears for future of South East University

PLANS FOR a South Eastern University branch in Wexford, a matter which was a serious campaigning issue during the last...

Wednesday, 18/05/16 - 10:50am Read More

Life saved off Ferrybank

COOPERATION BETWEEN three safety and rescue organisations resulted in the saving of a life off Ferrybank on Wednesday evening last....

Wednesday, 18/05/16 - 10:47am Read More

Syndicate collects €8m Lotto winnings

RTE cameraman Neil Denehy recording Erin Dooley and proprietor Michael Hanrahan in Hanrahan's Londis in the Faythe with the news of the lotto winner. Pic: Jim Campbell
THERE WERE joyous celebrations at the National Lottery headquarters last week as a syndicate of four people collected their €7,902,685...

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Bridge brings home Holy Grail of Drama

THERE WERE celebrations to rival any theatrical performance over the weekend as Bridge Drama Group won the All Ireland Drama...

Wednesday, 11/05/16 - 3:04pm Read More

Wonderful atmosphere for Cycle against Suicide

WEXFORD SHOWED its true colours when it welcomed and waved off over 700 cyclists taking part in this year’s Cycle...

Wednesday, 11/05/16 - 3:00pm Read More

Mayor’s concern over nudists’ return

THE REPORTED return of a group of nudists to Curracloe Beach on Sunday afternoon was met with some scrutiny by...

Wednesday, 11/05/16 - 2:53pm Read More

Aprons on for 2016 Food and Wine Fest

Helping to launch the 8th annual Wexford Food and Wine Festival programme are: Grace Goggins, Eoin and Molloy, all from Discovering Drama Wexford. The festival will take place from Friday, May 27 until Sunday, May 29.
ORGANISERS OF the eighth annual Wexford Food and Wine Festival have released details of the planned celebrations and are expecting...

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