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 so they can bring their daughter to the UK to have a life-changing procedure. The O’Farrell family, from Cleariestown but...

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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 a prison sentence of two years with the second year suspended at Wexford Circuit Criminal Court. Noel Fitzhenry (46) with...

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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...

Thursday, 10/07/14 - 10:10pm Read More

Exam season is upon us!

Leaving cert students Michelle Moytie and Anita Gahan pictured in Colaiste Bride. Pic: Jim Campbell
  SO FAR, so okay – that’s the general consensus from the majority of students who kicked their Leaving Cert...

Wednesday, 11/06/14 - 12:06pm Read More

Gorey’s Cllr Malcolm Byrne is new Chairman of Wexford Co. Council

Cllr Malcolm Byrne from Gorey Municipal has been elected Chairman of Wexford County Council.
Gorey Municipal District will have a strong voice on Wexford County Council following the election of Cllr Malcolm Byrne (Fianna...

Tuesday, 10/06/14 - 9:38pm Read More

More Wexford Town News

17-house development has potential for more

PLANS FOR a Phase I 17-house development on Newtown Road, with provision for further expansion, have been lodged with Wexford...

Tuesday, 10/06/14 - 5:04pm Read More

More Wexford Town News

Jamie Codd is champion point-to-point jockey for the first time

Mayglass jockey, Jamie Codd, has won his first National Point-to-Point Jockey’s Championship. He went into the final day of the...

Monday, 02/06/14 - 9:29pm Read More

Rebel Davy gets to roar

FORMER LABOUR councillor Davy Hynes was in a nervous but hopeful place for the weekend as he held vigil at...

Tuesday, 27/05/14 - 2:44pm Read More

Deirdre laughs off ‘white witch’ tag

THE NEW Wexford Co. Council will, no doubt, be an interesting entity with none of the candidates more colourful that...

Tuesday, 27/05/14 - 10:32am Read More

Latest update from Wexford Count Centre

After a long day of counting, eight candidates have been eliminated from the race and the fifth candidate is expected...

Sunday, 25/05/14 - 8:53pm Read More

First three officially elected

Shortly before midnight last night (Saturday) Independent Ger Carthy, Sinn Fein’s Anthony Kelly and Labour man George Lawlor were declared...

Sunday, 25/05/14 - 10:55am Read More

How is the council shaping up…

Independent Ger Carthy is anticipated to top the poll with tallies suggesting that he received in excess of 1,900 first...

Saturday, 24/05/14 - 7:42pm Read More

Official count has kicked off

The official count has begun at the Wexford count centre. Meanwhile, party officials are busy collating tally results. Figures emerging...

Saturday, 24/05/14 - 3:58pm Read More

Carthy tipped to top the poll in Wexford

Independent candidate Ger Carthy is expected to top the poll in the Wexford District, results of the latest tallies would...

Saturday, 24/05/14 - 3:48pm Read More

Latest news from the Wexford count centre

The doors opened at the Wexford count centre at 9a.m. and the first boxes were opened shortly afterwards at 9.30a.m....

Saturday, 24/05/14 - 12:57pm Read More

Man charged with supermarket theft released on bail

A Gorey man appeared at Wexford District Court on Monday, May 19th, charged with the robbery of €995 from Aldi...

Wednesday, 21/05/14 - 3:01pm Read More

First Wexford election in 60 years without the Howlin name on the ballot paper

For the first time in 60 years the Howlin family name won’t feature on the Labour ticket on polling day....

Wednesday, 21/05/14 - 2:25pm Read More

Uncle abused daughter of late councillor

Sean Byrne at Wexford Circuit Court. Pic: John Walsh
A Wexford farmer has been found guilty of four counts of indecent assault in the early 1980s. The trial of...

Wednesday, 21/05/14 - 2:11pm Read More

Community says its final farewell

THERE WERE scenes of heartbreak in the normally bustling seaside village of Kilmore on Tuesday last as the community gathered...

Wednesday, 14/05/14 - 4:23pm Read More