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 Lagoon in the presence of a large number of maritime minded people. A wooden boat built by local wood craftsman,...

Read More

Liam Twomey will not be standing in the next General Election

FG Convention 03.

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 stand at the next election. “It is with a heavy heart I announce that, for family reasons, I will not...

Read More

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...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 3:34pm Read More

Irish Pride debt sold but staff still waiting

OVER 120 workers are still in limbo at Taghmon’s Irish Pride plant as news of a prospective buyer for the...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 3:33pm Read More

A sky-high proposal by Kevin!

JACKIE WILSON sang about love taking him higher and higher but one Wexford man gave the classic crooner a run...

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

RNLI called to assist yacht

ROSSLARE HARBOUR RNLI had an early morning call-out on Friday when six people made an emergency call after their yacht...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 3:16pm Read More

Ceremony remembers all those lost at sea

Wreath layers and dignatories pictured at the memorial service at the momument in memory of those lost at sea in Kilmore Quay. Pic: Jim Campbell
A LARGE crowd attended the recent Memorial Ceremony at Kilmore Quay Memorial Garden, which is in its 15th year and...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 3:04pm Read More

Tributes to “Champion of the Forgotten Ones”

Presentation was made to Padge Reck, Chairman of the Wexford Memorial Trust at the annual memorial ceremony in the Pauper's Graveyard. Pic: Jim Campbell
THIS YEAR’S Pauper’s Graveyard Annual Patron took on some extra meaning for the volunteers and committee of the Wexford Memorial...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 2:58pm Read More

Wexford seafarers remembered at Commodore Barry memorial

Minister Brendan Howlin TD inspects the Navy personal at the laying of wreaths at the Commodore Barry Memorial. Pic: Jim Campbell
The unique relationship between Wexford and the United States was the theme for reflection at the 58th wreath-laying ceremony at...

Tuesday, 23/06/15 - 10:22pm Read More

Tragedy claims life of young mother

Kelly roche
FOR THE second time in just over a week, the Rosslare road was closed to traffic following a two-car collision...

Tuesday, 23/06/15 - 4:27pm Read More

€1.5m park at Killeens

WEXFORD CO. Council has announced plans for the development of a large new neighbourhood park, costing an estimated €1.5m, for...

Tuesday, 23/06/15 - 4:18pm Read More

Tax judgement against local councillor

A FIANNA Fáil Co. councillor, who had been tipped as one of the favourites to become the next Mayor of...

Tuesday, 23/06/15 - 4:17pm Read More

Our son, the hero

THE FATHER of a young child who passed away following a battle with a rare brain tumour has described his...

Tuesday, 23/06/15 - 4:15pm Read More

Council’s condolences to Berkeley victims

A BOOK of Condolences for the victims of the recent tragedy in Berkeley has been opened at Wexford Co. Council...

Tuesday, 23/06/15 - 4:13pm Read More

Workers strike over sick pay

SIPTU MEMBERS employed by the FDYS at the Jungle Box Crèche on Francis Street took to the picket line last...

Tuesday, 23/06/15 - 4:10pm Read More

A final push for Tidy Towns

Tidy Towns volunteers do their clean up in Crescent Quay. Pic: Jim Campbell
THE HARDWORKING volunteers from Wexford Tidy Towns were out in force on Saturday doing a final sweep of the town...

Tuesday, 23/06/15 - 3:53pm Read More

Wexford and Germany unite to honour Wexford wartime crewmen

Mayor George Lawlor at the unveiling of a memorial to the crew of 'Kerlogue' at Crescent Quay, Wexford, today.
Relations between Wexford and Germany were strengthened today with the unveiling of a memorial to a World War II rescue...

Sunday, 21/06/15 - 10:03pm Read More

Shock at death of loved teacher

THE SAD and sudden passing of a popular young teacher at the Presentation Secondary School cast a dark shadow over...

Tuesday, 09/06/15 - 3:04pm Read More

Community saddened by passing of Joe

Sea Scouts performed a guard of honour at the funeral of their skipper, the late Joe Thomas in Bride Street Church. Pic: Jim Campbell
A HUGE crowd attended the funeral of well-known local postman and Sea Scout leader Joe Thomas who sadly passed away...

Tuesday, 09/06/15 - 3:02pm Read More