Devastation

A devastated Bernadette Burae pictured inside the livingroom of her house in Clonard Village which was gutted by fire. Pic: Jim Campbell
A FATHER of a two-week old baby is recovering in hospital after he was forced to escape from his house when it went on fire on Sunday evening. Harvey Ngona was showering at his home in Clonard Village when the...

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New Look Strawberry Fest

New Look Strawberry Fest By Louise McCarthy THE ORGANISERS of this year’s Strawberry, Culture and Food Festival are extremely excited about this year’s busy line-up. Enniscorthy Strawberry Festival is now in its 48th year;and is going from strength to strength....

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Pastures new for Fr. Fegan

Fr. Jim Fegan, who is moving from Wexford after 27 years, to take up a role as parish priest in Ballindaggin.
AFTER 27 years of serving in Wexford town, Fr. Jim Fegan is headed for new pastures as he takes up...

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Lockout committee is locked out twice

Mayor Cllr George Lawlor pictured laying a wreath a the 'Lock Out Gate'. Pic: Jim Campbell
A RECENT commemoration event held at the Lockout Gate in The Faythe was poorly attended, as members of the original...

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RNLI rescues yacht at Tuskar

Rosslare RNLI were called to assist a yacht which got into difficulty near Tuskar.
THE CREW of a 40ft yacht were assisted and brought to safety by Rosslare Harbour RNLI on Sunday night after...

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New festival takes aim

Joe O'Toole, John Michael Murphy, David Lloyd and Declan Reck pictured at the press launch of the Wexford Military Show in Wexford Racecourse. Pic: Jim Campbell
THE TOWN’S newest festival was launched at Wexford Racecourse recently when details were announced of the Wexford Military Show which...

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Two bodies discovered in a house in Clonroche village

Clonroche village
The bodies of two people – a male and a female – aged between 20 and 30 were discovered in...

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‘Please, give us back Fiona’ – Family hopeful after evidence find

THE FAMILY of a young woman, missing for 17 years, has expressed its hope that new evidence discovered by them,...

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Nepal Quake – Local group’s lucky escape

EIGHT WEXFORD hill-walkers are due home later this week after they endured the terrifying experience of Saturday’s devastating earthquake in...

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Wallace could face jail if fine not paid

WEXFORD TD Mick Wallace could face 30 days in jail if he fails to pay a €2,000 fine handed down...

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Unimaginable – father’s grief outlined to court

THE GRIEF of a local Wexford father was outlined at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court yesterday (Monday) as convicted murderer Graham...

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130 million litres down the drain

Water leak in the rear garden in a house in Maudlintown. Pic: Jim Campbell
A WATER leak in a housing estate, which was reported over 16 months ago to the Co. Council, has seen,...

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Refuge and unions in Labour Court

A DISPUTE between Wexford Women’s Refuge and two unions over the subject of enhanced severance payments came before the Labour...

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Amanda stranded waiting for rehab

THE PARTNER of a woman who has been in Wexford General Hospital since August has appealed to the National Rehabilitation...

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Housed at last, but miles away from school

Sarah Keogh with her children Ryan and Paddy speaking to Wexford Echo reporter Anna Hayes in the camper van. Pic: Jim Campbell
EMERGENCY HOUSING has been found for a mother-of-four who was forced to sleep in her car with her children just...

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Homeless mum appeals for help

Sarah Keogh and her family spent the weekend in the camper van in Ferrybank. Pic: Jim Campbell
A HOMELESS mother-of-four has appealed for help to find a house for her and her family after attempts to secure...

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Fire destroys family home

Marie and Jordan Phillips with Lexy pictured outside the remains of their home. Pic: Jim Campbell
A LOCAL family has been left homeless after a savage fire engulfed their home, destroying everything within but said they...

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How system let down mum (47) who took her own life

Jeanne Marie Creane who took her own life in December 2014 following an attempt to access mental health services.
THE FAMILY of a 47-year-old woman who committed suicide days after a gruelling ordeal to seek mental health services has...

Tuesday, 31/03/15 - 4:41pm Read More

Closure for family with guilty verdict

THERE WAS closure for the local family members of murdered Elaine O’Hara at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin after...

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Further objection to GAA clubhouse

AN OBJECTION has been lodged with An Bord Pleanala against resubmitted plans for the building of a clubhouse on lands...

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