€300,000 for Ferrycarrig Park agreed

A VOTE on the takeover of Ferrycarrig Park by the Wexford Football League and the Football Association of Ireland was passed comfortably following a vote among the 57 clubs in the county. Club delegates were asked to email their votes...

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End of an era as Pat calls it a day

THERE WAS surprise amongst the education community of Wexford when the principal of one of the biggest schools in the country announced his retirement which will be effective from July. Pat Goff, who was a member of the teaching staff...

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Another brick in the roundabout

LOCALS COULD have been forgiven for wondering what was going on in Wygram on Thursday last as roads closed, a...

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‘Silent Night’ takes home two awards

THE AMERICAN opera which received its European Premier at last year’s Wexford Opera Festival was honoured at the Irish Times...

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“Rode bareback” by Irish Water! Council is told

MONDAY’S MEETING of the Borough District of Wexford council descended into hysterics after Cllr. Davy Hynes mixed his metaphors a...

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45 New Jobs

Gerry Fitzpatrick, Mayor of Wexford. Cllr. George Lawlor, Conor Brennan and Kevin McCarthy pictured at the jobs announcment at Zurich, Drinagh, Wexford. Pic: John Walsh
THERE WAS more good news for Wexford when Swiss company Zurich Insurance announced new developments for its branch in Drinagh,...

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Rescuers help stranded dolphin

THERE WAS an unusual sight for anyone out for a stroll in the Wildfowl Reserve at lunchtime on Saturday when...

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Revenue seizes 34,000 cigarettes

A 24-YEAR-OLD Lithuanian man was arrested and charged after the car he was driving was detected carrying a quantity of...

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Impromptu sculpture inspires Venice art

AN IMPROMPTU piece of sculpture which was created overnight from 48 bricks in the Corish roundabout in 2008 is the...

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Councillors meet with Irish Water

TWO COUNCILLORS have voiced their concerns to this newspaper following a private meeting between Wexford Municipal District Council and representatives...

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A great night as Parish debt cleared

Bargy Vintage Club presented a cheque to Mayglass Church Restoration Fund at a celebration function in The Danby Lodge to mark the occasion of reaching their target for the Mayglass Church Restoration Fund. Back;Marie Devereux, Leo Browne, Mary Fenlon, John Harpur, Mary Lyons, Eleanor Quilty. Front; John Rowe, Fr Murth Byrne PP, Willie Day and Eileen Hayes. Pic: Jim Campbell
A GREAT night was enjoyed by almost 200 people from the Ballymore / Mayglass area as they celebrated the clearing...

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Riverbank’s Food Family honour

OFFICIAL HONOURS were bestowed on the Riverbank House Hotel by the Wexford Food Family recently when they awarded the hotel...

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Crime Spree

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THREE WEXFORD businesses were left to pick up the pieces after a Friday night/Saturday morning burglary spree during which thousands...

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Boost for port with second cruise ship

THERE WAS a further boost for Rosslare Europort at the weekend when it was announced that another cruise ship is...

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17 years and still no answers

MONDAY MARKED the 17th anniversary of the disappearance of young 19-year-old Fiona Sinnott who disappeared following a night out with...

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Public meetings to shape the Arts

THIS WEEK sees the beginning of a series of public meetings aimed at gauging opinions on Co. Wexford’s arts provision...

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Road safety video campaign launched

Pictured at the launch of 'Cycling Safety Video Campaign for Staying Alive at 1.5' in the County Council Buildings were Annette O'Neill (Director of Services), Frank Burke (Cycling Officer), Eamonn Hore (Director of Services), David Codd (Road Safety Officer), Cllr Malcolm Byrne (Chairman, Wexford County Council), Johnny Gordon (Wexford County Council Cycling Using Group), Phil Skelton (Staying Alive at 1.5), Fran Ronan (Sports Active Wexford). Pic: Jim Campbell
THE FIGHT to make our roads safer for cyclists continued recently as Wexford County Council launched its Cycling Safety Video...

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Early check-up saved my life

Leanne Meyler pictured with her cervical cancer awareness pearl. Pic: Jim Campbell
A YOUNG local girl is calling for a review of the approach to cervical cancer screening after her own battle...

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David the biggest hit at Thailand gig!

The blog post by a girl intent on tracking down 21-year-old David Atkinson from Wexford.
A LOCAL student proved to be the biggest hit at a music gig in Thailand after a girl he was...

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Sad passing of Olive Quaid

THE FUNERAL of Olive Quaid takes place today (Tuesday) at Bride Street Church at noon. Mrs. Quaid, who passed away...

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