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Anti-Social behaviour nightmare in some areas 24/02/17

Anti-Social behaviour nightmare in some areas 24/02/17

Wexford Co. Council must adopt a policy of zero tolerance with its tenants in respect of anti-social behaviour, Council Chairman Paddy Kavanagh has warned amid concerns that a new local authority handbook which outlines the responsibilities of those who are tenants of the Council does not give sufficient priority to the matter.

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Concern over plan to curtail rates relief for Charity Shops 24/02/17

Concern over plan to curtail rates relief for Charity Shops 24/02/17

A decision on a change in policy which would end the practice of Wexford Co. Council automatically writing off rates on businesses which operate as charities has been deferred by one month by councillors following concerns expressed by some of them that there could be unintended consequences of the move.

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Wardens ordered to track down fouling dogs 24/02/17

Wardens ordered to track down fouling dogs 24/02/17

Community Wardens in North Wexford are to be ordered to dog fouling black spots in a bid to deal with the problem which is creating serious difficulties in many parts of Gorey and North Wexford.

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Courtown Marina back on agenda as works near end 24/02/17

Courtown Marina back on agenda as works near end 24/02/17

Work on Courtown’s Pier and Harbour is set to finally end in April. The long running works which some public representatives have suggested have virtually destroyed business in the resort have been continuing for a number of years.

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Council  admits roadworks on key route have gone on ‘forever’ 23/02/17

Council admits roadworks on key route have gone on ‘forever’ 23/02/17

The man in charge of the county’s roads has said that people who feel roadworks on one of the county’s busiest routes have gone on forever are correct———- because they have.

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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

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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Reading Together Festival 11/02/17

Reading Together Festival 11/02/17

Reading Together is special. It is a time when you as a parent, grandparent , carer, brother, sister or friend, sit down with your small child, and equipped with a book  travel to places unknown.

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Creative Writing Morning in Enniscorthy 10/02/17

Creative Writing Morning in Enniscorthy 10/02/17

Are you interested in developing your creative potential in a relaxed, supportive writing workshop? This introductory taster morning will allow you to explore writing in a convivial, encouraging environment with like-minded fellow travellers.  No formal writing experience is assumed.

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North Wexford to target NI visitors 21/01/17

North Wexford to target NI visitors 21/01/17

Sun sand and sea——–that’s an image and promotion usually associated with holidays to sun hotspots but it is also the image which first comes to mind when  people think of holidays in North Wexford.

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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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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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Anti-Social behaviour nightmare in some areas 24/02/17

Anti-Social behaviour nightmare in some areas 24/02/17

| February 24, 2017

Wexford Co. Council must adopt a policy of zero tolerance with its tenants in respect of anti-social behaviour, Council Chairman Paddy Kavanagh has warned amid concerns that a new local authority handbook which outlines the responsibilities of those who are tenants of the Council does not give sufficient priority to the matter.

Continue Reading

Concern over plan to curtail rates relief for Charity Shops 24/02/17

Concern over plan to curtail rates relief for Charity Shops 24/02/17

| February 24, 2017

A decision on a change in policy which would end the practice of Wexford Co. Council automatically writing off rates on businesses which operate as charities has been deferred by one month by councillors following concerns expressed by some of them that there could be unintended consequences of the move.

Continue Reading

Wardens ordered to track down fouling dogs 24/02/17

Wardens ordered to track down fouling dogs 24/02/17

| February 24, 2017

Community Wardens in North Wexford are to be ordered to dog fouling black spots in a bid to deal with the problem which is creating serious difficulties in many parts of Gorey and North Wexford.

Continue Reading

Courtown Marina back on agenda as works near end 24/02/17

Courtown Marina back on agenda as works near end 24/02/17

| February 24, 2017

Work on Courtown’s Pier and Harbour is set to finally end in April. The long running works which some public representatives have suggested have virtually destroyed business in the resort have been continuing for a number of years.

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