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Rural roads set to get worse and worse and worse 07/12/16

Rural roads set to get worse and worse and worse 07/12/16

Wexford’s rural roads are set to continue to deteriorate with little sign of any major increase in funds to carry out what are becoming essential repair and upgrade works in many areas.

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Council may act on cut price graves in Wexford and New Ross 07/12/16

Council may act on cut price graves in Wexford and New Ross 07/12/16

The cost of burials in some Co. Council cemeteries is expected to increase next year when officials bring forward a new policy on the running of burial grounds.

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Council locked into contracts on costly toilets 07/12/16

Council locked into contracts on costly toilets 07/12/16

Helping locals and visitors to ‘spend a penny’ in Co. Wexford is proving a financially painful experience for the Co. Council. With usage of Automatic Public Conveniences falling as the public falls out of love with the once much sought after facilities the Council would like to scrap several of the APCs which they have […]

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Better street lights cut costs 07/12/16

Better street lights cut costs 07/12/16

Reductions in costs generated by the upgrading of street lighting in the county are helping to pay for the upkeep of additional lights managed by the Co. Council in estates which are taken in charge.

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Wexford’s Best Young Entrepreneurs announced 06/12/16

Wexford’s Best Young Entrepreneurs announced 06/12/16

€45,000 fund presented by  Local Enterprise Office Wexford’s best young entrepreneurs have been announced at the County Final of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) competition, which took place in Wexford County Council Offices on Tuesday night 29th November.

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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

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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It’s Flashback number 15 31/10/16

It’s Flashback number 15 31/10/16

Looking back at the way things used to be is something many people like to do which is why ‘Flashback’ the annual exhibition of old photos from the Denis O’Connor collection remains so popular.

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Marie is top volunteer 31/10/16

Marie is top volunteer 31/10/16

Long-time wardrobe volunteer, Marie Brady was named the 2016 Ecclesiastical/Wexford Festival Opera Volunteer of the Year Award this week. 

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Entertainment

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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Ghost Film to shoot in Hook Peninsula 16/09/16

Ghost Film to shoot in Hook Peninsula 16/09/16

The feature film The Lodgers will shoot in the Hook peninsula for a number of weeks from late September this year. The Irish Film Board funded feature film is a gothic ghost story is set in 1920.

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Gorey Festival Concert photos 18/08/16

Gorey Festival Concert photos 18/08/16

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Rural roads set to get worse and worse and worse 07/12/16

Rural roads set to get worse and worse and worse 07/12/16

| December 7, 2016

Wexford’s rural roads are set to continue to deteriorate with little sign of any major increase in funds to carry out what are becoming essential repair and upgrade works in many areas.

Continue Reading

Council may act on cut price graves in Wexford and New Ross 07/12/16

Council may act on cut price graves in Wexford and New Ross 07/12/16

| December 7, 2016

The cost of burials in some Co. Council cemeteries is expected to increase next year when officials bring forward a new policy on the running of burial grounds.

Continue Reading

Council locked into contracts on costly toilets 07/12/16

Council locked into contracts on costly toilets 07/12/16

| December 7, 2016

Helping locals and visitors to ‘spend a penny’ in Co. Wexford is proving a financially painful experience for the Co. Council. With usage of Automatic Public Conveniences falling as the public falls out of love with the once much sought after facilities the Council would like to scrap several of the APCs which they have […]

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Better street lights cut costs 07/12/16

Better street lights cut costs 07/12/16

| December 7, 2016

Reductions in costs generated by the upgrading of street lighting in the county are helping to pay for the upkeep of additional lights managed by the Co. Council in estates which are taken in charge.

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