Water protests in all Wexford towns on Saturday

The scene in Gorey last Saturday where 300 anti-water charges protesters took to the Main Street. An even bigger turnout is expected tomorrow for the National Day of protest. Pic: Christy Farrell.
  Anti-water charges demonstrations will be held in all the major towns in Wexford tomorrow (Saturday) in support of the National Day Right2Water campaign which will have its biggest protest in Dublin. The protests in Wexford all start at 2...

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House prices on the rise

AN ENNISCORTHY auctioneer predicts a “very positive year ahead in 2015” due to soaring house prices in the county. Figures released yesterday from a survey carried out by Real Estate Alliance shows that the average price of three-bed semi-detached homes...

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Allegations of abuse against Christian Brother

A Christian Brother and former teacher at the Wexford secondary school run by the religious order is the subject of...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 2:04pm Read More

Second attempted armed robbery in six months

Gardai are this week continuing to investigate an attempted armed robbery at Barrack Street Post Office last Friday morning. This...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 10:34am Read More

Inquest held 15 years after man goes missing

Over 15 years after he was reported missing an inquest into the death of Kilmore native Patrick Gallagher was held...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 10:31am Read More

Brains behind online Irish History course Visit Wexford Library

TCD Wex Library 11 Oct 14 - 6 EDIT
Learners from all over the county met the brains behind the Trinity College Massive Open On-Line Course ‘Irish Lives in...

Friday, 17/10/14 - 9:58am Read More

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Over 20,000 homes without a power supply tonight

Due to the adverse weather conditions there are currently 20,000 electricity customers in the south of the country without power...

Wednesday, 08/10/14 - 10:51pm Read More

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Civic Funeral for former Mayor of Wexford Tommy Carr

Tommy Carr’s good name was synonymous with The Labour Party and the trade union movement, but an entire community fell...

Tuesday, 07/10/14 - 8:11pm Read More

New football champions are homecoming heroes

Traditionally when Wexford wins a major trophy at Croke Park the homecoming celebrations are ignited in Gorey, and while one...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 3:44pm Read More

Three rescued on board motor-cruiser north east of Rosslare Harbour

The Rosslare Harbour RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew launched the all-weather lifeboat last evening at 9 o’clock to go to the...

Friday, 19/09/14 - 11:31am Read More

Restoration works on Crimean Monument begin

Minister for Arts, Heritage and The Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys visited the Irish National Heritage Park recently following the announcement that...

Friday, 19/09/14 - 11:22am Read More

Gardai launch investigation into hoax abduction

A national manhunt was launched early Saturday evening when it was reported that 15-year-old Sait Canbullu was abducted by two...

Friday, 19/09/14 - 11:20am Read More

Harriers denied

AN APPEAL taken with An Bord Pleanala against Faythe Harriers GAA Club’s proposal to build a new clubhouse at the...

Tuesday, 09/09/14 - 4:20pm Read More

Opera board to lose four

THERE WILL be four vacancies at the upcoming Opera Festival Trust Annual General Meeting as The Echo can reveal that...

Tuesday, 09/09/14 - 4:11pm Read More

Green light for new Loreto school

A long and tenuous 16 year battle for a new school building took a giant leap forward last week after...

Monday, 18/08/14 - 9:42am Read More

Road closed due to lorry collision

ROAD CLOSURES are in place on the Duncannon line tonight after two trucks collided at around 7 p.m. It is...

Sunday, 17/08/14 - 9:22pm Read More

Ciara’s dream of a normal life

THE FAMLY of a bubbly and bright six-year-old girl who suffers from a debilitating illness are seeking help to fundraise...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 3:47pm Read More

Former garda is sentenced

A WELL-KNOWN former garda who duped a number of people in his local area into lending him over €50,000 received...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 3:15pm Read More

Assault led to brother’s death

A YOUNG man charged with the manslaughter of his older brother in June 2011 was found guilty by a jury...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 12:46pm Read More

Windfall for Piercestown parish following altarpiece auction

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A Flemish altarpiece discovered by a priest in Piercestown parish, excepted to fetch upwards of €120,000 was sold at auction for...

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