Kilmuckridge are All Ireland Drama Champions for the first time

Kilmuckridge is a community in celebration after the local drama group scored an emphatic first All-Ireland Drama festival success in Claremorris, Co. Mayo. This year’s play ‘The Weir’ by Conor McPherson had won over audiences and adjudicators at various festivals...

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Our shark goes viral

RESPONSES TO last week’s story about the arrival of a Great White Shark to Hook Head have been coming in like a tidal wave to The Echo office for the past seven days. To mis-quote a classic shark-related move: We’re...

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Crash victim (30) funeral today

Well-known Barntown man Paul “Spud” Kelly (30) died when his car collided with a wall at the Newtown road in...

Wednesday, 09/04/14 - 11:39am Read More

School video goes viral

Some of the students at the Mercy School Wexford who star in the video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Y7c5eWUTqw A video produced entirely by students and staff at the Mercy Wexford School has gone viral. The student, which...

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Former Baldinstown Garda Station sold

The former Garda Station at Baldwinstown was sold last week for €75,000. Chief Superintendent of the Wexford Garda Division John...

Thursday, 03/04/14 - 11:45am Read More

Man living near hospital died waiting for ambulance

The family of Coolcotts man Dan Berry have spoken out for the first time about his death in the family...

Thursday, 03/04/14 - 11:43am Read More

More Wexford Town News

Snake found in Maudlintown garden shed

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Maudlintown man Nicky Kearney got the fright of his life last Wednesday when he bent down to pick up a...

Thursday, 03/04/14 - 11:42am Read More

More Wexford Town News

Camross Drama Group set to perform “Wake in the West”

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The Camross Drama Group is this week preparing to raise the curtain on its latest production; “Wake in the West”...

Wednesday, 26/03/14 - 2:56pm Read More

Boxing great Liam loses his final fight

An outpouring of grief gripped Wexford town as the sad news that Liam Walsh had passed away broke late on...

Wednesday, 26/03/14 - 2:54pm Read More

Section of Emergency Department closed after fire

The busy Emergency Department at Wexford General Hospital was forced to come to fully shut down for over two hours...

Wednesday, 26/03/14 - 2:52pm Read More

Thousands apply as extras for Brooklyn

Queues formed through out the day at the Open Casting Day for the film 'Brooklyn' in the Riverside Park Hotel. Pic: John Walsh
  CLOSE TO 3,000 people turned out to the Riverside Park Hotel on Friday as excited film-fans applied as extras...

Wednesday, 26/03/14 - 10:23am Read More

Another empty unit as Furlong’s closes

IT WAS the end of an era in Wexford town on Saturday as Furlong’s butcher’s in the Bullring closed its...

Tuesday, 25/03/14 - 12:58pm Read More

Smash and Grab

THE DAYBREAK shop and post office in Ballymurn was the victim of a “sophisticated” and “professional” robbery, which saw the...

Wednesday, 26/02/14 - 3:09pm Read More

€2.5 million for Johnstown Castle

THE TOURISM appeal of JohnstownCastle is to be enhanced even further following an announcement by Brendan Howlin of €2.5 million...

Wednesday, 26/02/14 - 2:59pm Read More

Storm could spell end of club

Storm Darwin wreaked havoc across Wexford last week with the Wexford Bohemians Football Club being one of the biggest casualties....

Friday, 21/02/14 - 11:52am Read More

Travel chaos on the roads around Enniscorthy

Enniscorthy is experiencing long tailbacks in the town centre due to severe weather conditions earlier. The N11 is blocked by...

Wednesday, 12/02/14 - 4:42pm Read More

Power Outages in Wexford

Electricity supply to homes and businesses in the Rosslare Strand/Harbour and Barntown area has been interrupted due to the on-going...

Wednesday, 12/02/14 - 3:46pm Read More

Fallen trees close Wexford roads

This morning (Wednesday) a tree came down across the Clonard Road. Wexford County Council have advised that the road remains...

Wednesday, 12/02/14 - 3:43pm Read More

15 year old girl brutally stabbed

The mother of a 15 year old girl who was brutally stabbed in the stomach using a smashed glass bottle...

Wednesday, 12/02/14 - 11:46am Read More

Exclusive Interview with Gerry Adams

In an exclusive interview with The Echo Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams described Wexford as a county “devastated by emigration”...

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