Asbestos rife at new Garda Station Site

Independent TD Mick Wallace.
WHILE IT was good news that work had officially gotten underway on the new €25million Garda Station at the old W.B. Nunn mill site on the Mulgannon Road last week, Independent TD Mick Wallace has said that the Wexford public...

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Jobs boost as new stores come to town

Dealz in the Wexford Retail Park. Pic: Jim Campbell
WEXFORD IS enjoying somewhat of a boost on the jobs front at the moment following the official opening of two brand new stores in the town area. Discount retailer Dealz have opened a second store in the town at Wexford...

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Major Delays expected at Ardcavan

Roadworks will take place at Ardcavan between August 19 and October 16.
WHILE TRAFFIC heading into Wexford town at Ardcavan can be bad enough at peak times, motorists can expect even further...

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Deano returns to hero’s welcome

Dean Walsh arriving at Browne's of Bishopswater with his bronze medal. Pic: Jim Campbell
FOLLOWING SOME heroic performances at the European Boxing Championships in Samokov, Bulgaria last week, Wexford’s Dean Walsh returned to a...

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Sadness at Mick’s passing almost exactly 9 years after brother

A DARK cloud hung over Wexford on Sunday afternoon as news emerged of the sudden and tragic death of 26...

Tuesday, 18/08/15 - 10:49am Read More

€2.5m scooped in Rosslare shop

Mary Corish, Sean Grant, Alan Murphy and Denise Doyle give the thumbs up as Murphy's SuperValu sold the winning ticket of the 2.5 million euro lotto jackpot. Pic: Jim Campbell
THERE WAS great excitement in Rosslare Harbour over the weekend as it emerged that Ireland’s newest millionaire bought their ticket...

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Home ransacked while family buried relative

One of the rooms in the Simon family's home which was broken into and ransacked while they attended a family funeral.
HEARTLESS THIEVES struck in Bridgetown last week when they broke into and ransacked the home of a family who were...

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Pride jobs saved as Pat the Baker steps in

ALMOST 150 jobs have been saved at the Taghmon depot of Irish Pride Bakeries after the company’s assets and business...

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Crowds bid farewell to ‘True Wexfordian’

A HUGE crowd gathered at Bride Street Church to bid farewell to one of Wexford’s best-known and much loved characters,...

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Ice plant in Kilmore is back in action

THE ICE PLANT in Kilmore Quay is back in action following a week-long cessation of production of ice due to...

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Weather woes blow cruise visit off course

THE LONG-AWAITED visit to Wexford of almost 900 German passengers on the cruise ship MS Albatross unfortunately had an unhappy...

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Food safety action on two restaurants

Blackwater Lodge Hotel. Pic: Jim Campbell
TWO WEXFORD restaurants were forced to close during July for breaches of food safety legislation according to a release from...

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A helping hoof for those in need

David Caygill pictured during a demon at the Eagala in Bolgerstown, Barntown. Pic: Jim Campbell
IN THE modern world, we are all destined to go through tough times and require help from time-to-time. While there...

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Adventurers continue journey to Mongolia

Eoghan, Devin and Feargal check in from Uzbekistan 17 days into their trip to Mongolia.
A WEXFORD man who is part of a three-person team taking on a 10,000 mile trip to Mongolia in a...

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Lives lost at sea are remembered

Members of the Rosslare Harbour RNLI and memorial garden organising committee pictured at the laying of a wreath in memory of those lost at sea in the memorial gardens in Rosslare Harbour. Pic: Jim Campbell
THE NINTH annual Rosslare Harbour wreath-laying took place recently at the Memorial Park in the village, with a large crowd...

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Swimming pools at Wexford and Courtown share €510,000 funding

Wexford Swimming Pool and Courtown Adventure Leisure Centre will share €510,000 under the Local Authority Swimming Pool Programme energy efficiency...

Wednesday, 05/08/15 - 3:50pm Read More

Ron’s new boat ‘Florence’ is launched at Rosslare Harbour

Ron O'Rourke tries out his new boat 'Florence' before she is conveyed to Rosslare Harbour for launch. Pic: Rosslare Maritime.
History was made at Rosslare Harbour on Saturday with the launch of a new boat ‘Florence’ took place at the...

Sunday, 19/07/15 - 1:08am Read More

Liam Twomey will not be standing in the next General Election

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General Election candidate Dr. Liam Twomey TD pictured at the Fine Gael Convention in the Talbot Hotel on Sunday evening. Photo: Jim Campbell.
Fine Gael TD for Wexford and Chair of the Oireachtas Finance Committee, Liam Twomey, has announced that he will not...

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Minutes away from Tunisian terror

A WELL-KNOWN Wexford businesswoman was just minutes away from the location of a terrorist attack in Sousse, Tunisia where a...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 3:41pm Read More

Further expansion at Nutricia plant

A PLANNING application lodged by Nutricia Infant Nutrition Ltd. (Danone) for the expansion of their plant at Roxborough, Maudlintown has...

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