Man dead in Ballycanew crash

2012 Tidy Town winner, Ballycanew. Pic: Christy Farrell
  A 21 years old man has died in a road traffic collision which occurred on the R741, one mile from the village of Ballycanew. at 5.25 am today. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene, while the driver...

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Wexford is praying for papal visit!

Could the Pope possibly be about to enjoy some trademark Wexford sunshine?
FOR SOME the idea of His Holiness Pope Francis enjoying a 99 cone at one of Wexford’s beautiful beaches would be bordering on insanity, however, Wexford County Council are doing their best to try and get Wexford on the list...

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Business as usual as strike at Tesco Ireland has been deferred

Tomorrow’s strike at Tesco Ireland (Thursday, May 26) has been deferred following intervention from the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC). Both...

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Howlin takes reins of Labour Party

Brendan Howlin
WEXFORD TD Brendan Howlin has been confirmed as the new leader of the Labour Party after he was unopposed in...

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Four man gang rob man (90) at home

Aubrey T Fuller recovering from his ordeal pictured outside his home in Taghmon. Pic: Jim Campbell
A 90-YEAR-OLD man is recovering from a frightening ordeal after his house in Taghmon was entered by four masked men...

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Thieves steal outboard engines

A man can be seen removing an engine on the CCTV footage.
LITTLE MORE than a week after an event which raised funds for two local charities, Wexford Harbour Boat and Tennis...

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Fears for future of South East University

PLANS FOR a South Eastern University branch in Wexford, a matter which was a serious campaigning issue during the last...

Wednesday, 18/05/16 - 10:50am Read More

Life saved off Ferrybank

COOPERATION BETWEEN three safety and rescue organisations resulted in the saving of a life off Ferrybank on Wednesday evening last....

Wednesday, 18/05/16 - 10:47am Read More

Syndicate collects €8m Lotto winnings

RTE cameraman Neil Denehy recording Erin Dooley and proprietor Michael Hanrahan in Hanrahan's Londis in the Faythe with the news of the lotto winner. Pic: Jim Campbell
THERE WERE joyous celebrations at the National Lottery headquarters last week as a syndicate of four people collected their €7,902,685...

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Bridge brings home Holy Grail of Drama

THERE WERE celebrations to rival any theatrical performance over the weekend as Bridge Drama Group won the All Ireland Drama...

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Wonderful atmosphere for Cycle against Suicide

WEXFORD SHOWED its true colours when it welcomed and waved off over 700 cyclists taking part in this year’s Cycle...

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Mayor’s concern over nudists’ return

THE REPORTED return of a group of nudists to Curracloe Beach on Sunday afternoon was met with some scrutiny by...

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Aprons on for 2016 Food and Wine Fest

Helping to launch the 8th annual Wexford Food and Wine Festival programme are: Grace Goggins, Eoin and Molloy, all from Discovering Drama Wexford. The festival will take place from Friday, May 27 until Sunday, May 29.
ORGANISERS OF the eighth annual Wexford Food and Wine Festival have released details of the planned celebrations and are expecting...

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Remembering the start of a “long mighty upward march”

Group pictured at the wreath laying ceremony at the Lock Out Gate in the Faythe. Pic: Jim Campbell
FOUR MEMBERS of the family of 1916 Proclamation signatory James Connolly visited Wexford recently to attend the annual May Day...

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Kilmore NS scoops two theatre awards

William Troy Walsh and Caoimhe Troy (centre ) with fellow students.
LOCAL PRIMARY school Scoil Réalt na Mara in Kilmore has been revealed as a winner of not one, but two awards at...

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Documentary to explore Irish cricket connections

A NEW, half-hour documentary investigating the idea that an old Irish stick-and-ball game was the precursor to the modern-day game...

Wednesday, 04/05/16 - 2:28pm Read More

Amenity Grants are announced

THERE WERE no qualms with the drawing up of Amenity Grants at the recent Borough Council meeting aside from one...

Wednesday, 04/05/16 - 2:26pm Read More

Unused train back on track?

FORMER MAYOR of Wexford, Joe Ryan has welcomed news that the South Wexford train line is to have several trains...

Wednesday, 04/05/16 - 2:25pm Read More

Whitemill training kitchen is opened

THERE WAS plenty of pride and delectable culinary delights on offer recently for the official opening of the Whitemill Training...

Wednesday, 04/05/16 - 2:24pm Read More

Shop sells first winner, for biggest win in county!

Plenty of smiles from winning ticket seller Erin Dooley and proprietor Michael Hanrahan at the lotto machine in Hanrahan's Londis, The Faythe. Pic: Jim Campbell
IT WASN’T the average Sunday morning in Hanrahan’s Londis of the Faythe at the weekend as local customers trailed in,...

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