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‘Official’ Wexford travels for London Dinner 30/04/17

‘Official’ Wexford travels for London Dinner 30/04/17

By Laura Butler There was a big official representation  from Wexford when the London Wexford Association held their 63rd Annual Dinner Dance at The Clayton Crown Hotel, Cricklewood, London on Saturday night. There was a warm welcome extended to all at what was certainly a successful fun filled function which was well received and enjoyed by members of the […]

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Kehoe encourages Wexford youth clubs to apply for  funding 29/04/17

Kehoe encourages Wexford youth clubs to apply for funding 29/04/17

Wexford, TD, Minister Paul Kehoe, has encouraged local youth clubs to apply for grants under a new €1.17 million fund announced by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone.

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Pip celebrates refurbished ‘Avenue’ 29/04/17

Pip celebrates refurbished ‘Avenue’ 29/04/17

It was a long time coming, many years in fact and it suffered a number of false starts and stalls and for a time people thought it would never be completed.

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Browne welcomes  wastewater treatment upgrades 29/04/17

Browne welcomes wastewater treatment upgrades 29/04/17

Fianna Fáil TD for Wexford James Browne has welcomed confirmation that a major upgrade to Enniscorthy’s wastewater treatment services is to take place in the coming weeks.

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Council Diary – Sterilising Robbie on his way to a toilet near you 28/04/17

Council Diary – Sterilising Robbie on his way to a toilet near you 28/04/17

Robbie Ireton is a man of many talents and yet another string to his bow emerged at the April meeting of the Gorey District council.

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Sport

Racing at Wexford for a great day out on St. Patrick’s Day 09/03/17

Racing at Wexford for a great day out on St. Patrick’s Day 09/03/17

The new season kicks off at Wexford Racecourse on St. Patrick’s Day and for the very first time the venue has a programme of all national hunt racing throughout the year.

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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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Lifestyle

Oyster Lane Workshop a Great Success 29/04/17

Oyster Lane Workshop a Great Success 29/04/17

Oyster Lane Theatre Group held their annual performance workshop for kids recently  and it was a great weekend for all involved. Over 30 children attended who all went home singing and dancing to various songs.

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9 to 5 ladies silence George in entertaining production 28/04/17

9 to 5 ladies silence George in entertaining production 28/04/17

The Wexford Light Opera Society have another smash hit on their hands with their production of the Dolly Parton Musical  9 to 5 which is based on the 1980 movie of the same name.

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54th Wexford Drama Festival 09/03/17

54th Wexford Drama Festival 09/03/17

The 54th Wexford Drama Festival has been playing to big audiences at the Dun Mhuire Theatre in Wexford town since it opened last week.

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Civic honour marks band’s 90th. birthday 27/02/17

Civic honour marks band’s 90th. birthday 27/02/17

They have been entertaining the people of Wexford for nine decades but last Thursday night it was time for the members of the Holy Family Confraternity Band to sit back and be entertained themselves. They were guests of the Mayor of Wexford Cllr. Frank Staples, who hosted a civic reception in honour of the band […]

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GLYNN BARNTOWN  FOR COMÓRTAS PEILE PÁIDÍ Ó SÉ 13/02/17

GLYNN BARNTOWN FOR COMÓRTAS PEILE PÁIDÍ Ó SÉ 13/02/17

Glynn Barntown senior men’s team will make the big trip south west to compete in the Lidl Comórtas Peile Páidí Ó Sé 2017, the famed club Gaelic football tournament and festival which takes place 17-19 February in Comórtas HQ at Páidí Ó Sé’s pub in Ventry and various GAA venues across the Dingle Peninsula in Kerry.

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Entertainment

WLOS Cast announced for Dolly Parton’s ‘9 to 5 12/02/17

WLOS Cast announced for Dolly Parton’s ‘9 to 5 12/02/17

THE cast for Wexford Light Opera Society’s production of Dolly Parton’s brand spankin’ new musical has been announced and features a top class array of local talent:-

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Final countdown to the Wexford Has Talent Grand Final 2017 11/02/17

Final countdown to the Wexford Has Talent Grand Final 2017 11/02/17

The final week of preparation is underway at present as the countdown is on to the 2017 Wexford Has Talent Grand Final, which is set to take place on Saturday night, February 11th at Clayton Whiles Hotel.

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‘The Dead’ at Opera House 10/02/17

‘The Dead’ at Opera House 10/02/17

Following a sold-out run at Dublin’s Project Arts Centre in December 2015, an award-winning adaptation of the iconic James Joyce story The Dead is reaching out to new audiences when it comes to Wexford as part of a national tour.

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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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‘Official’ Wexford travels for London Dinner 30/04/17

‘Official’ Wexford travels for London Dinner 30/04/17

| April 30, 2017

By Laura Butler There was a big official representation  from Wexford when the London Wexford Association held their 63rd Annual Dinner Dance at The Clayton Crown Hotel, Cricklewood, London on Saturday night. There was a warm welcome extended to all at what was certainly a successful fun filled function which was well received and enjoyed by members of the […]

Continue Reading

Oyster Lane Workshop a Great Success 29/04/17

Oyster Lane Workshop a Great Success 29/04/17

| April 29, 2017

Oyster Lane Theatre Group held their annual performance workshop for kids recently  and it was a great weekend for all involved. Over 30 children attended who all went home singing and dancing to various songs.

Continue Reading

Kehoe encourages Wexford youth clubs to apply for  funding 29/04/17

Kehoe encourages Wexford youth clubs to apply for funding 29/04/17

| April 29, 2017

Wexford, TD, Minister Paul Kehoe, has encouraged local youth clubs to apply for grants under a new €1.17 million fund announced by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone.

Continue Reading

Pip celebrates refurbished ‘Avenue’ 29/04/17

Pip celebrates refurbished ‘Avenue’ 29/04/17

| April 29, 2017

It was a long time coming, many years in fact and it suffered a number of false starts and stalls and for a time people thought it would never be completed.

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