Unimaginable – father’s grief outlined to court

THE GRIEF of a local Wexford father was outlined at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court yesterday (Monday) as convicted murderer Graham Dwyer was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Elaine O’Hara. Architect Graham Dwyer of Kerrymount Close, Foxrock...

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130 million litres down the drain

Water leak in the rear garden in a house in Maudlintown. Pic: Jim Campbell
A WATER leak in a housing estate, which was reported over 16 months ago to the Co. Council, has seen, over the course of a year-and-a-half, approximately 130 million litres of water literally flowing down a drain. The leak, which...

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Refuge and unions in Labour Court

A DISPUTE between Wexford Women’s Refuge and two unions over the subject of enhanced severance payments came before the Labour...

Tuesday, 21/04/15 - 12:01pm Read More

Amanda stranded waiting for rehab

THE PARTNER of a woman who has been in Wexford General Hospital since August has appealed to the National Rehabilitation...

Tuesday, 21/04/15 - 11:59am Read More

Housed at last, but miles away from school

Sarah Keogh with her children Ryan and Paddy speaking to Wexford Echo reporter Anna Hayes in the camper van. Pic: Jim Campbell
EMERGENCY HOUSING has been found for a mother-of-four who was forced to sleep in her car with her children just...

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Homeless mum appeals for help

Sarah Keogh and her family spent the weekend in the camper van in Ferrybank. Pic: Jim Campbell
A HOMELESS mother-of-four has appealed for help to find a house for her and her family after attempts to secure...

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Fire destroys family home

Marie and Jordan Phillips with Lexy pictured outside the remains of their home. Pic: Jim Campbell
A LOCAL family has been left homeless after a savage fire engulfed their home, destroying everything within but said they...

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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...

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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...

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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...

Tuesday, 31/03/15 - 4:13pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 11:36am Read More

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...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 11:31am Read More

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...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 11:27am Read More

‘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...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 11:24am Read More

“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...

Tuesday, 17/02/15 - 12:53pm Read More

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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