20 years of MABS

TWENTY YEARS ago this month, Wexford’s Money, Advice and Budgetary Service (MABS) opened its doors in a bid to assist the people of the county in dealing with debt. Over the past two decades, the service has had four addresses...

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Santa sleighs up to switch on Christmas

IT WAS a case of ‘better watch out’ in Wexford on Saturday last for the crowds which thronged the Main Street, Bullring, Anne Street and Quayfront in heady anticipation: Santa Claus was coming to town. All hoping to not be...

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Alleyway to close

AN ALLEYWAY which had become a hive of anti-social behaviour in the town is set to be closed after Wexford...

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No thanks for no show

RESPONSES RECEIVED from Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) and the Office of the Minister for Education and Skills, to correspondence from...

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Hospital Ball returns for ‘MRI – Now’

THE HOSPITAL Ball made a welcome return to the town’s social calendar recently, when over 400 people turned out for...

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Enniscorthy mourns William Trevor

WILLIAM TREVOR. Picture courtesy of The Irish Times.
                  The literary world has been devastated by the death of one...

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Old Wexford captured in Nicky’s new book

AN ENTHUASTIC crowd gathered at The Book Centre, Wexford, recently, for the launch of Wexford history aficionado Nicky Rossiter’s 12th...

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A path to recovery

‘LET’S TALK recovery’ is the theme of a four-week series of educational workshops beginning tomorrow, Wednesday November 23rd, at the...

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Rent rates rise in Wexford

RENTS ARE on the rise again in County Wexford. According to the latest quarterly Rental Report by property website Daft.ie,...

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Greenacres is top of the shops

CONGRATULATIONS HAVE poured in from around the world for Wexford town family business Greenacres, after it recently received the distinguished...

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4 of Us ready to rock Wexford again

WEXFORD ARTS Centre will be rocking to the sounds of iconic Irish hits when Newry band ‘The 4 of Us’...

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Boost for audiovisual sector

WEXFORD’S AUDIOVISUAL sector has received a boost thanks to a new joint Local Enterprise Offices initiative. The South Eastern Creative...

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Fish to tuna €100,000 each off Wexford coast

Kilmore Quay fisherman Trevor Devereux standing alongside a 450lb blue fin tuna that was caught by accident in trawler nets. The fish have been frequenting the Wexford coast in recent months and years.
BOATS FISHING off the coast of Kilmore Quay have found themselves coming face-to-face with a rare visitor over the past...

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Planning submitted for dialysis unit

AN APPLICATION for planning permission, for the erection of a Dialysis Unit, has been lodged with Wexford Co. Council. Braun...

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Living in Fear

RESIDENTS OF Ferndale Park have pleaded for action following a build-up of anti-social behaviour that culminated in a dangerous bonfire...

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€1.1m judgment

A JUDGMENT for over €1.1m has been registered against local businessman Alan Hynes and his wife Noreen. The judgement was...

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New Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit on way

THANKS TO funds bequeathed to the Friends of Wexford General Hospital by the late prominent Wexford businessman Herbert Amon, of...

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Oh My God it’s Legally Blonde!

THE MUSICAL stars of Wexford’s Oyster Lane Theatre Group shone brightly from the stage of the Dun Mhuire theatre for...

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Discussions heat up on Garda vetting

A HEATED discussion erupted between Councillors Lisa McDonald and George Lawlor at a recent meeting of Wexford Borough District Council...

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Thousands delight in the thrill of fireworks night

YOUNG AND old alike rang in the 65th annual Wexford Festival Opera in splendid style on Wednesday night last, when...

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