Brains behind online Irish History course Visit Wexford Library

TCD Wex Library 11 Oct 14 - 6 EDIT
Learners from all over the county met the brains behind the Trinity College Massive Open On-Line Course ‘Irish Lives in War and Revolution 1912-1923’ in Wexford Town Library last Saturday. Running throughout September and October, 18,000 students worldwide signed up...

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Over 20,000 homes without a power supply tonight

Due to the adverse weather conditions there are currently 20,000 electricity customers in the south of the country without power supply. The main areas affected are Cork, Clonakilty, Dunmanway, Bandon, Gorey, Enniscorthy, Thomastown. Reports are also coming in of outages...

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Civic Funeral for former Mayor of Wexford Tommy Carr

Tommy Carr’s good name was synonymous with The Labour Party and the trade union movement, but an entire community fell...

Tuesday, 07/10/14 - 8:11pm Read More

New football champions are homecoming heroes

Traditionally when Wexford wins a major trophy at Croke Park the homecoming celebrations are ignited in Gorey, and while one...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 3:44pm Read More

Three rescued on board motor-cruiser north east of Rosslare Harbour

The Rosslare Harbour RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew launched the all-weather lifeboat last evening at 9 o’clock to go to the...

Friday, 19/09/14 - 11:31am Read More

Restoration works on Crimean Monument begin

Minister for Arts, Heritage and The Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys visited the Irish National Heritage Park recently following the announcement that...

Friday, 19/09/14 - 11:22am Read More

More Wexford Town News

Gardai launch investigation into hoax abduction

A national manhunt was launched early Saturday evening when it was reported that 15-year-old Sait Canbullu was abducted by two...

Friday, 19/09/14 - 11:20am Read More

More Wexford Town News

Harriers denied

AN APPEAL taken with An Bord Pleanala against Faythe Harriers GAA Club’s proposal to build a new clubhouse at the...

Tuesday, 09/09/14 - 4:20pm Read More

Opera board to lose four

THERE WILL be four vacancies at the upcoming Opera Festival Trust Annual General Meeting as The Echo can reveal that...

Tuesday, 09/09/14 - 4:11pm Read More

Green light for new Loreto school

A long and tenuous 16 year battle for a new school building took a giant leap forward last week after...

Monday, 18/08/14 - 9:42am Read More

Road closed due to lorry collision

ROAD CLOSURES are in place on the Duncannon line tonight after two trucks collided at around 7 p.m. It is...

Sunday, 17/08/14 - 9:22pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 3:47pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 3:15pm Read More

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

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

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