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Councillors face housing backlash, but little prospect of short-term solution 01/10/17

| October 1, 2017
Councillors face housing backlash, but little prospect of short-term solution 01/10/17

Although the next local elections are still more than twenty months away a general election is expected early next summer and the prospect of both contests within a year of each other is beginning to raise the political temperature at all levels and nowhere is this more evident than in the increasingly fraught discussions about […]

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The long battle for bus shelter continues 30/09/17

| September 30, 2017
The long battle for bus shelter continues 30/09/17

How long does it take a group of councillors to get a bus shelter? A very long time it seems. Last week Cllr. Anthony Kelly     proposed that the local Borough District Council call on Bus Eireann to erect a bus shelter at the Wexford Hospital stop on the Newtown Road.

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Dan’s Diary 30/09/17

| September 30, 2017
Dan’s Diary 30/09/17

Numbers in a mass grave on Vinegar Hill remains unconfirmed When the bicentenary commemorations of the 1798 Rebellion reviewed the David and Goliath confrontation of the primitive Wexford pikemen against the mighty muskets and gunfire of the British military, we were all happy to fly the flag, carry the pike and march and commemorate.

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Traffic, parking chaos looms at new Wexford Courthouse 30/09/17

| September 30, 2017
Traffic, parking chaos looms at new Wexford Courthouse 30/09/17

A lack of parking and traffic planning in parts of Wexford town could lead to chaos when various new developments come on stream over the coming months.

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Wexford town homeless being sent to Courtown 30/09/17

| September 30, 2017
Wexford town homeless being sent to Courtown 30/09/17

It’s a case of ‘to hell or to Courtown’ for those finding themselves in need of emergency accommodation in Wexford town and according to local councillor Davy Hynes there is little difference between the two.

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Wexford streets may be dug up again by other broadband companies 29/09/17

| September 29, 2017
Wexford streets may be dug up again by other broadband companies 29/09/17

The disruption caused by the major works involved with the laying of broadband cables by Virgin Media and the installation of gas pipelines in Wexford town, together with works by Irish Water could be repeated a number of times in the years to come, it has been revealed.

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New road is ‘Scholars Way’ after heated debate over public views 29/08/17

| September 29, 2017
New road is ‘Scholars Way’ after heated debate over public views 29/08/17

The naming of the new Inner Relief Road in Gorey proved a protracted and divisive affair at the monthly meeting of the District Council

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Plans for new houses in Gorey, but they remain a secret 29/09/17

| September 29, 2017
Plans for new houses in Gorey, but they remain a secret 29/09/17

There could finally be light at the end of the tunnel in respect of the chronic shortage of social housing in North Wexford.

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Gorey Round-Up 29/09/17

| September 29, 2017
Gorey Round-Up 29/09/17

Summer School changes planned Changes to the Byrne Perry Summer School Festival in Gorey are to be introduced next year with the main focus of the event to be a major centrepiece lecture.

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Preparing for next summer in Morriscastle 28/09/17

| September 28, 2017
Preparing for next summer in Morriscastle 28/09/17

The summer has ended and the nights are beginning to close in but already in some coastal areas thoughts are turning to next year.

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