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60th Anniversery of St Marys Maudlintown

| January 11, 2018
60th Anniversery of St Marys Maudlintown

60th Anniversery of St Marys Maudlintown GAA Dinner Dance in the Talbot Hotel New Years eve.                

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Wexford town ‘like war zone’

| January 5, 2018
Wexford town ‘like war zone’

Councillors in Wexford are furious over the state of the town as a result of work by various utility providers including Virgin Media, SIRO, Irish Water and Board Gas. Cllr. Anthony Kelly said the town was ‘like a war zone’ and Cllr, Ger Carthy raised concerns about the quality of reinstatement works and said he […]

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€500,000 upgrade planned for Town Parks

| January 5, 2018
€500,000 upgrade planned for Town Parks

A major upgrade of the playground facilities at Redmond Park in Wexford town and New Ross Town Park is to be undertaken next year at a cost of €500,000. The upgrade of the Redmond Park, a very popular location for families in Wexford, will be undertaken at the same time as the development of a […]

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Mystery over giant rats in Courtown

| January 5, 2018
Mystery over giant rats in Courtown

Mystery surrounds suggestions that rats as big as young pigs (banbh) are living in litter bins in the seaside resort of Courtown Harbour. The claims came from local councillor Robbie Ireton who told a meeting of the local Municipal District Council that the rats presented danger to people, particularly children who as good citizens put […]

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Neville is guest of honour at 100th birthday party

| January 5, 2018
Neville is guest of honour at 100th birthday party

There was a carnival atmosphere in in the main store of Colman Doyle Homestores last Friday night as a big crowd turned up to enjoy the party to mark the 100th anniversary of the business starting to trade. Colman Doyle Homestores is noted for the huge range it stocks but they went a bit further […]

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Tony still a crowd-puller

| January 5, 2018
Tony still a crowd-puller

It may be many years since he was a big star of Wexford hurling but Tony Doran demonstrated this week that he is still a crowd puller when a big attendance showed up in the Riverside park Hotel in Enniscorthy on Monday night for the launch of his autobiography ‘A Land of Men and Giants. […]

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Theresa’s life in a cake as she celebrates her 80th

| January 5, 2018
Theresa’s life in a cake as she celebrates her 80th

They danced and sang to their hearts content in Bellefield GAA Complex last Saturday night when family friends and neighbours gathered to celebrate the 80th birthday of local woman Theresa O’Connor. And as she danced around the floor it would have been difficult to pick out the birthday girl as her sprightly moves and fresh […]

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Garda ‘open day’ a big hit with the locals

| January 5, 2018
Garda ‘open day’ a big hit with the locals

The Gardaí as an organisation have gone through a terrible few years with a succession of scandals which have forced resignations and threatened public confidence in the force. However, recent events in Co. Wexford have demonstrated that local Gardaí still command huge public support. The Garda Open Day staged at Gorey Station proved an outstanding […]

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The day Leo came to visit Kilanerin

| January 5, 2018
The day Leo came to visit Kilanerin

You could eat your dinner off the streets in Kilanerin on the day Leo Varadkar came to visit. Having the Taoiseach visit is a very important occasion for any local community and Kilanerin was determined to put its best foot forward for the VIP. Kilanerin is of course home place of Minister of State Michael […]

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Enniscorthy waits until it’s really Christmas before switching on the lights

| January 5, 2018
Enniscorthy waits until it’s really Christmas before switching on the lights

Everywhere Christmas appears to arrive earlier each year. The 8th of December traditionally marked the start of the Christmas rush but those days are now well and truly in the past with Christmas lights being switched on as early as mid-November now in some locations. However, Enniscorthy prefers to keep a bit of tradition when […]

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