How system let down mum (47) who took her own life

Jeanne Marie Creane who took her own life in December 2014 following an attempt to access mental health services.
THE FAMILY of a 47-year-old woman who committed suicide days after a gruelling ordeal to seek mental health services has spoken out against the treatment she received saying they believed she had been let down by a broken system. Mother-of-two...

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Closure for family with guilty verdict

THERE WAS closure for the local family members of murdered Elaine O’Hara at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin after the man accused of her murder received a unanimous verdict of guilty. Architect Graham Dwyer of Kerrymount Close, Foxrock was...

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Further objection to GAA clubhouse

AN OBJECTION has been lodged with An Bord Pleanala against resubmitted plans for the building of a clubhouse on lands...

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Yes campaign kicks off for civil marriage

Minister Brendan Howlin TD, Paul Cullen, Paddy Morris and Mayor Cllr George Lawlor pictured at the launch of the Wexford 'Yes' Equality Campaign in the Riverbank House Hotel. Pic: Jim Campbell
UP TO 100 people turned out to the launch of the Yes Equality Wexford campaign in the Riverbank House Hotel...

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Four have eyes on All Irelands

FOUR WEXFORD groups will compete in this year’s All Ireland Amateur Drama All Ireland Finals, with two groups qualifying for...

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Rackard breaks another hurl

WEXFORD CO. COUNCIL will foot the bill for repairs to a statue which cost over €120,000 to construct and was...

Tuesday, 10/03/15 - 12:36pm Read More

€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...

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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...

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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...

Wednesday, 11/02/15 - 3:21pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 10/02/15 - 10:59am Read More

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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