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New Ross set for €50,000 boost from sell out Kennedy Summer School 26/08/17

| August 26, 2017
New Ross set for €50,000 boost from sell out Kennedy Summer School 26/08/17

The fifth annual Kennedy Summer School, which is set to take place in early September is now a sell out success.

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Talbot Hotel Group buys Newbay House Hotel 26/08/17

| August 26, 2017
Talbot Hotel Group buys Newbay House Hotel 26/08/17

A well known Wexford Country House  Hotel has changed hands for the second time in recent years and on this occasion is to join the rapidly expanding Talbot Hotel group which is owned by the Pettitt family.

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It was Wexford’s biggest Children’s Play Day 25/08/17

| August 25, 2017
It was Wexford’s biggest Children’s Play Day 25/08/17

It’s the biggest Children’s Play Day in the county and crowds flocked to Gorey Town Park again this year for the big event focused on families as part of the Gorey Market House Festival.

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New compliance scheme for end of life vehicles 25/08/17

| August 25, 2017
New compliance scheme for end of life vehicles 25/08/17

ELV Environmental Services (ELVES) is a new Irish compliance scheme that has been set up by vehicle manufacturers to improve the recycling of scrap vehicles and to help encourage compliance with End-of-Life Vehicle (ELV) Regulations.

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Popular Enniscorthy playground re-opens following major refurbishment 25/08/17

| August 25, 2017
Popular Enniscorthy playground re-opens following major refurbishment 25/08/17

Enniscorthy’s much-loved Promenade Playground,  has reopened following it’s major refurbishment. To mark the reopening y Councillor John Hegarty, Cathaoirleach of Wexford County Council, and Councillor Keith Doyle, Chairman of Enniscorthy Municipal District presided at a special ceremony to mark the reopening with the main focus on the children who enjoyed the new facilities for the […]

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Weather fails to dampen enthusiasm at Leo Carthy Festival 25/08/17

| August 25, 2017
Weather fails to dampen enthusiasm at Leo Carthy Festival 25/08/17

During several decades in public life Leo Carthy was noted for his willingness  to travel all over the county to help local communities with their festivals.

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HSE’s €20m bill to plug gaps in mental health services 24/08/17

| August 24, 2017
HSE’s €20m bill to plug gaps in mental health services 24/08/17

The HSE has spent over €20m on agency fees to provide mental health services in the first five months of the year.  The figure was contained in a reply to a Parliamentary Question from Fianna Fáil’s Mental Health Spokesperson James Browne.

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Bunclody and Wexford Town competed National Enterprising Town Competition 24/08/17

| August 24, 2017
Bunclody and Wexford Town competed National Enterprising Town Competition 24/08/17

Bank of Ireland’s national competition to find the country’s most enterprising town is set to reach its climax, with 78 entries from 31 local/city authority areas vying to be crowned Bank of Ireland’s National Enterprising Town Winner 2017. The Bank acknowledges the huge level of support from Local Authorities all over Ireland for this very […]

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Age Action urges Wexford groups to organise events for Positive Ageing Week 24/08/17

| August 24, 2017
Age Action urges  Wexford groups to organise events for Positive Ageing Week 24/08/17

Age Action is calling on the community groups in Wexford to organise events around the county for Bank of Ireland Positive Ageing Week which takes place between Monday, 25th September and Sunday, 1st October.

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Ger Walsh Column 24/08/17

| August 24, 2017
Ger Walsh Column 24/08/17

A&E can provide a very good service, sometimes the patients are the problem Bad experiences at A&E, long waiting times and horror stories about time spent in hospital Emergency Departments regularly make the headlines. In fact such is the picture often painted about various A&Es that some people are now reluctant to attend them, even […]

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