An eclectic mix for TEDx talks

THE TEN speakers who will take part in the upcoming TEDxWexford – Tomorrow Imagined event at Wexford Arts Centre have been announced. The ten speakers come from a variety of different backgrounds and will speak on a diverse range of...

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Man believed to be dead for a week

A MAN in his 50s found dead in a camper van at Ferrybank campsite is believed to have lain undiscovered for a week. The man, who had a UK passport, was discovered on Friday evening by locals who noticed that...

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RNLI honours fallen comrade

Members of the Wexford Lifeboat pay tribute to Coast Guard volunteer Caitriona Lucas by laying a wreath in Wexford harbour. Pic: Christy Farrell
THE LOCAL branch of the RNLI gathered together at the RNLI Boathouse by Wexford Bridge on Tuesday last to pay...

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Couple rescued in early hour callout

Rosslare launch to yacht at rock armour
VOLUNTEER LIFEBOAT crew from Rosslare RNLI had an early wake-up call when they were called to assist in the rescue...

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Loreto Book will stand test of time

Aoife Carty, Brendan Howlin TD, Billy O'Shea (performed launch), Tom Gunning and Rebecca Crean pictured at the launch of the Loreto Secondary School Wexford 150th. Anniversary Book 'Lasting Values'  in the Talbot Hotel. Pic: John Walsh
TEACHERS, PUPILS, past pupils and members of the Parent’s Council gathered recently at the Talbot Hotel for a very special...

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Junior Certificate results celebrated

STUDENTS, TEACHERS, Principals and parents across Wexford town were celebrating on Wednesday last as Junior Certificate results were released. Hundreds...

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Wedding party ‘Dare to Care’

A DARING group of caring local people will don wedding attire around Wexford town tomorrow, Wednesday. ‘Brides’ Jenny and Victoria...

Tuesday, 20/09/16 - 11:05am Read More

Wexford man an Australian hero

A WEXFORD man has been nominated for a ‘Pride of Australia’ award, having saved his friend from the grip of...

Tuesday, 20/09/16 - 11:03am Read More

Brothers detained for theatre director’s murder

TWO BROTHERS have been detained in custody in Turkey for the murder of popular Irish theatre director John Donnelly (64)...

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Tackling Wexford’s drugs scourge

WHAT CAN be done about County Wexford’s increasing drugs problem? That was amongst the chief topics for discussion at yesterday’s...

Wednesday, 14/09/16 - 3:25pm Read More

Loreto Wexford celebrates 150 years

LORETO SECONDARY School Wexford will celebrate a significant birthday this month and for the first time, will do so without...

Wednesday, 14/09/16 - 3:23pm Read More

World Beer Award for Wexford

Jack Doyle behind the taps at Jack Doyle's Brewery
A COUNTY Wexford brewery, representing Ireland, was the proud recipient of a silver medal at the 2016 World Beer Awards...

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Shock death of ‘Gentle Giant’ Martin

Martin Morrissey Beary died suddenly last week.
A PARISH priest, who presided over the funeral mass of a young father, spoke about the scourge of addiction and...

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LEADER Programme information meetings

INFORMATION MEETINGS in advance of the long-awaited commencement of the new LEADER funding programme will take place across the county...

Friday, 09/09/16 - 10:20am Read More

Three Sisters bid criticised by judges

WEXFORD, WATERFORD and Kilkenny’s unsuccessful joint bid to be crowned European Capital of Culture (ECoC) 2020 has been criticised by...

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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...

Wednesday, 17/08/16 - 4:35pm Read More

Castlebridge Local Notes

Fundraising Concert Aishling Jones, 17, from Castlebridge, will be moving to Guildford in the UK this September to begin a...

Wednesday, 10/08/16 - 11:43am Read More

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...

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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...

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