Three locals face serious drugs charges

THREE YOUNG Wexford men who have been living and working in Australia for the last number of years are facing criminal prosecutions in Perth for a number of charges including attempted possession of drugs for the purpose of sale or...

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John Browne to step down from public life after 33 years in Dail

John Browne, T.D., who is retiring from the political scene. Pic: Christy Farrell.
It was announced yesterday evening (Tuesday) that Enniscorthy T.D., John Browne, (67), is  retiring from public life after 33 years in Dáil Éireann and will not be a candidate in the next General Election. It is expected that his Fianna...

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End Crime Wave

Group pictured during the vigil in Bridgetown. Pic: Jim Campbell
APPROXIMATELY 50 people from across South Wexford gathered at the community field in Bridgetown on Friday night for a peaceful...

Wednesday, 23/09/15 - 11:30am Read More

Countdown to Spiegeltent

John Warburtion (Donedeal), Barry Ennis, Azaria Starfire, Joe Rooney, Mayor Cllr Ger Carthy, Jack L and Brian Byrne at the launch of the Spiegeltent Festival in the Crown Bar. Pic: Jim Campbell
PARTNERS AND sponsors of Wexford Spiegeltent Festival were treated to a taste of what’s to come over the next few...

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Huge interest in Paul Quay sale

The building, which houses TK Maxx, is just one property which is up for sale as part of a massive portfolio encompassing most of Paul Quay and valued at approximately €6.75 million. Pic: Jim Campbell
A NUMBER of Paul Quay properties are to be sold off as part of a substantial property portfolio valued at...

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New retailers rumoured

A NUMBER of new businesses are understood to be considering Wexford town as a potential location for new branches of...

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Roche calls for action on crime

WEXFORD CO. councillor Mick Roche has renewed his call for the creation of a local government taskforce to tackle a...

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Rev Robert Gray installed as Archdeacon of Ferns

Pictured at St. Edan's Cathedral, Ferns for installations of Rev. Canon Robert Gray as Archdeacon of Ferns are Bishop Michael Burrows, Canon Mark Hayden, Rev. Robert Gray, Rev. Paul Mooney, Rev. Arthur Minion. Pic: Christy Farrell
A solemn Service of installation attracted a packed congregation to St. Edan’s Cathedral in Ferns last Sunday afternoon where the...

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Asbestos rife at new Garda Station Site

Independent TD Mick Wallace.
WHILE IT was good news that work had officially gotten underway on the new €25million Garda Station at the old...

Tuesday, 25/08/15 - 11:43am Read More

Jobs boost as new stores come to town

Dealz in the Wexford Retail Park. Pic: Jim Campbell
WEXFORD IS enjoying somewhat of a boost on the jobs front at the moment following the official opening of two...

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Major Delays expected at Ardcavan

Roadworks will take place at Ardcavan between August 19 and October 16.
WHILE TRAFFIC heading into Wexford town at Ardcavan can be bad enough at peak times, motorists can expect even further...

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Deano returns to hero’s welcome

Dean Walsh arriving at Browne's of Bishopswater with his bronze medal. Pic: Jim Campbell
FOLLOWING SOME heroic performances at the European Boxing Championships in Samokov, Bulgaria last week, Wexford’s Dean Walsh returned to a...

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Sadness at Mick’s passing almost exactly 9 years after brother

A DARK cloud hung over Wexford on Sunday afternoon as news emerged of the sudden and tragic death of 26...

Tuesday, 18/08/15 - 10:49am Read More

€2.5m scooped in Rosslare shop

Mary Corish, Sean Grant, Alan Murphy and Denise Doyle give the thumbs up as Murphy's SuperValu sold the winning ticket of the 2.5 million euro lotto jackpot. Pic: Jim Campbell
THERE WAS great excitement in Rosslare Harbour over the weekend as it emerged that Ireland’s newest millionaire bought their ticket...

Tuesday, 11/08/15 - 12:36pm Read More

Home ransacked while family buried relative

One of the rooms in the Simon family's home which was broken into and ransacked while they attended a family funeral.
HEARTLESS THIEVES struck in Bridgetown last week when they broke into and ransacked the home of a family who were...

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Pride jobs saved as Pat the Baker steps in

ALMOST 150 jobs have been saved at the Taghmon depot of Irish Pride Bakeries after the company’s assets and business...

Tuesday, 11/08/15 - 12:27pm Read More

Crowds bid farewell to ‘True Wexfordian’

A HUGE crowd gathered at Bride Street Church to bid farewell to one of Wexford’s best-known and much loved characters,...

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Ice plant in Kilmore is back in action

THE ICE PLANT in Kilmore Quay is back in action following a week-long cessation of production of ice due to...

Tuesday, 11/08/15 - 12:21pm Read More

Weather woes blow cruise visit off course

THE LONG-AWAITED visit to Wexford of almost 900 German passengers on the cruise ship MS Albatross unfortunately had an unhappy...

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Food safety action on two restaurants

Blackwater Lodge Hotel. Pic: Jim Campbell
TWO WEXFORD restaurants were forced to close during July for breaches of food safety legislation according to a release from...

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