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Good news for Bridgetown 20/01/17

Good news for Bridgetown 20/01/17

A South Wexford village which suffered some serious anti-social problems, many resulting  from a lack of important recreational and social infrastructure to meet the demands of a dramatically increased population as a result of housing development during the Celtic Tiger years, is to benefit from a major investment as part of a community hub initiative.

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Derelict houses delay criticised 20/01/17

Derelict houses delay criticised 20/01/17

Independent councillor Davy Hynes has once again criticised the delay in dealing with derelict and occupied houses in Wexford town. Cllr Hynes questioned whether or not adequate funding was being provided by the Department of Housing for the purchase and repair of these properties.

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Taking the gain but not the pain 20/01/17

Taking the gain but not the pain 20/01/17

Councillors who do not support budget proposals and take decision to raise the funds for investments in community projects should not be allowed to take credit for programmes when they are launched, a member of Wexford Borough District Council has claimed.

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Contractors need tender help 19/01/17

Contractors need tender help 19/01/17

Small contractors in the county should be given every assistance to win tenders with the local authority, according to a North Wexford councillor.

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Big increase in Wexford deer population 19/01/17

Big increase in Wexford deer population 19/01/17

Beware of the deer. That’s the message to motorists in many parts of Co. Wexford who are in danger of having serious accidents as a result of the big increase in the number of wild deer roaming the county.

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Sport

St. Joseph’s fundraiser in the sand 18/08/16

St. Joseph’s fundraiser in the sand 18/08/16

St Josephs GAA Club in Wexford town will hold their annual fundraiser  FOOTSTEPS IN THE SAND The date for this year’s at Ballineskar beach on Saturday 27th August at 10am..

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Big day for St. Mary’s club 31/01/16

Big day for St. Mary’s club 31/01/16

It was a dream come true for members of the St Mary’s of Maudlintown club in Wexford town on Saturday when Mayor Ger Carthy and Minister Brendan Howlin were on hand to mark the opening of the new club grounds and impressive facilities at The Rocks in the heart of the community which the club serves.

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€1.7m funding for Wexford  Sports  Programme 25/10/15

€1.7m funding for Wexford Sports Programme 25/10/15

Minister Paul Kehoe has welcomed the announcement of €1,723,634 for Wexford organisations under the Sports Capital Programme 2015.

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Oulart look too strong 24/10/15

Oulart look too strong 24/10/15

This is the biggest weekend in Wexford Hurling when the champions of 2015 are crowned with the Co. Final at Wexford Park. The big question is whether or not St. Martin’s can lift their heads following their defeat in the football decider last Saturday.

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Celebrating Wexford Youths great season 23/10/15

Celebrating Wexford Youths great season 23/10/15

Ferrycarrig Park, the home of football in Wexford, will host Premier Division football next season as Wexford Youths FC secured a first ever league title and promotion to the top tier of Irish football. FAI and Airtricity officials presented the League Trophy and individual player medals to Shane Keegan’s team in front of a capacity […]

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Lifestyle

Welcome for Purple Flag 20/01/17

Welcome for Purple Flag 20/01/17

Councillors in Wexford have welcomed the news that the town’s bid for purple flag status has been successful. The flag is awarded on the basis of a town’s attractiveness between  the hours of 5pm and 5am in terms of restaurants, entertainment etc.

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Wexford families get chance to make history 16/12/16

Wexford families get chance to make history 16/12/16

Did your grandparents recall the day Nazi bombs rained down on the village of Campile in August 1940, killing three women?

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Festival to expand next year as 2016 closes on a high 12/11/16

Festival to expand next year as 2016 closes on a high 12/11/16

The curtain fell on the 65th Wexford Festival Opera on Sunday s evening as more than 850 people including audience, cast, crew and volunteers all joined hands and sang ‘Auld Lang Syne’ in harmony bringing the world-renowned international festival to a theatrical close.   

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Christmas comes early at Colman Doyle Shops 11/11/16

Christmas comes early at Colman Doyle Shops 11/11/16

With Halloween and the Wexford Festival out of the way we are now heading straight to Christmas without a break so I thought it was timely to bring you a little reminder that the festive season is closer than you think.

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GOReY Halloween give North Wexford a tourism boost 10/11/16

GOReY Halloween give North Wexford a tourism boost 10/11/16

Tourism is the future, extending the season is the key and future economic success will be built in the main on the service sector.

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Entertainment

A draw and a win for United fans 16/12/16

A draw and a win for United fans 16/12/16

It was a case of a draw and a win on the one day for the members of Wexford Manchester united Supporters Club when they gathered  in Brownes of Bishopswater last Sunday.

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Arrows at the ready for New Year’s Day  at Hook Lighthouse 16/12/16

Arrows at the ready for New Year’s Day at Hook Lighthouse 16/12/16

An age-old tradition will be revived on New Year’s Day at the 800 year old Hook Lighthouse in county Wexford as the Dunbrody Archers and the Chairman of  New Ross Council Cllr Michael Whelan will participate in an ‘Arrow Ceremony’.

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Festival Show is another big ‘hit’ for WLOS 11/11/16

Festival Show is another big ‘hit’ for WLOS 11/11/16

The show is called Hits from the Musicals but the Wexford Light Opera Soceity’s annual Wexford festival Fringe event has become a real hit in its own right. It is one of the most popular fringe events of the Wexford festival and it attrqcted packed houses again last week to the Clayton Whites hotel.

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WLOS prepares for  ‘hits’ show 16/10/16

WLOS prepares for ‘hits’ show 16/10/16

Wexford Light Opera Society will present it’s 2016 production of  it’s annual major fund raising activity,  “Hits from the Musicals” at Clayton Whites Hotel, Wexford from Monday 31st October to Thursday 3rd November at 8 p.m. nightly.

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Crowds left waiting and waiting and waiting for Cannonball spectacle 18/09/16

Crowds left waiting and waiting and waiting for Cannonball spectacle 18/09/16

They came in their thousands to Wexford Quays on Sunday evening to witness the spectacle of a concluding stage of the Cannonball run.

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Good news for Bridgetown 20/01/17

Good news for Bridgetown 20/01/17

| January 20, 2017

A South Wexford village which suffered some serious anti-social problems, many resulting  from a lack of important recreational and social infrastructure to meet the demands of a dramatically increased population as a result of housing development during the Celtic Tiger years, is to benefit from a major investment as part of a community hub initiative.

Continue Reading

Welcome for Purple Flag 20/01/17

Welcome for Purple Flag 20/01/17

| January 20, 2017

Councillors in Wexford have welcomed the news that the town’s bid for purple flag status has been successful. The flag is awarded on the basis of a town’s attractiveness between  the hours of 5pm and 5am in terms of restaurants, entertainment etc.

Continue Reading

Derelict houses delay criticised 20/01/17

Derelict houses delay criticised 20/01/17

| January 20, 2017

Independent councillor Davy Hynes has once again criticised the delay in dealing with derelict and occupied houses in Wexford town. Cllr Hynes questioned whether or not adequate funding was being provided by the Department of Housing for the purchase and repair of these properties.

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Taking the gain but not the pain 20/01/17

Taking the gain but not the pain 20/01/17

| January 20, 2017

Councillors who do not support budget proposals and take decision to raise the funds for investments in community projects should not be allowed to take credit for programmes when they are launched, a member of Wexford Borough District Council has claimed.

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