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‘Official’ Wexford travels for London Dinner 30/04/17

| April 30, 2017
‘Official’ Wexford travels for London Dinner 30/04/17

By Laura Butler There was a big official representation  from Wexford when the London Wexford Association held their 63rd Annual Dinner Dance at The Clayton Crown Hotel, Cricklewood, London on Saturday night. There was a warm welcome extended to all at what was certainly a successful fun filled function which was well received and enjoyed by members of the […]

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Pip celebrates refurbished ‘Avenue’ 29/04/17

| April 29, 2017
Pip celebrates refurbished ‘Avenue’ 29/04/17

It was a long time coming, many years in fact and it suffered a number of false starts and stalls and for a time people thought it would never be completed.

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Kehoe encourages Wexford youth clubs to apply for funding 29/04/17

| April 29, 2017
Kehoe encourages Wexford youth clubs to apply for  funding 29/04/17

Wexford, TD, Minister Paul Kehoe, has encouraged local youth clubs to apply for grants under a new €1.17 million fund announced by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone.

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Browne welcomes wastewater treatment upgrades 29/04/17

| April 29, 2017
Browne welcomes  wastewater treatment upgrades 29/04/17

Fianna Fáil TD for Wexford James Browne has welcomed confirmation that a major upgrade to Enniscorthy’s wastewater treatment services is to take place in the coming weeks.

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Council Diary – Sterilising Robbie on his way to a toilet near you 28/04/17

| April 28, 2017
Council Diary – Sterilising Robbie on his way to a toilet near you 28/04/17

Robbie Ireton is a man of many talents and yet another string to his bow emerged at the April meeting of the Gorey District council.

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What a difference a year makes 28/04/17

| April 28, 2017
What a difference a year makes 28/04/17

It was a case of ‘what a difference a year makes’ in Enniscorthy on Easter Monday. A year earlier when the centenary of the Rising was celebrated thousands of people packed into the streets of the town for the annual celebration.

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Ger Walsh column 28/04/17

| April 28, 2017
Ger Walsh column 28/04/17

At last there is hope for those seeking houses When the members of the current Co. Council we elected to their positions just short of three years ago they could hardly have imagined that the greatest issue they would have to deal with was a chronic shortage of housing.

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Gorey concern over scale of Council funding for Wexford town festivals 27/04/17

| April 27, 2017
Gorey concern over scale of Council funding for Wexford town festivals 27/04/17

Councillors in Gorey have expressed concern about the amount of Co. Council cash being provided to a private company to run festivals in Wexford town. While festivals in Gorey have to be funded from the local Municipal District allocation the Council provides tens of thousands of euro to a private company in Wexford town which […]

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Council never inspects its own houses 27/04/17

| April 27, 2017
Council never inspects its own houses 27/04/17

Wexford Co. Council spends tens of thousands of euro each year repairing houses vacated by tenants before they can be re-let. In some instances all the timbers in the attic have been removed to create an additional bedroom leaving the roof structure unsafe, while the building of sub-standard extensions and outdoor sheds is also commonplace.

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Brendan brings it all back home 27/04/17

| April 27, 2017
Brendan brings it all back home 27/04/17

It was a case of bringing it all back home for Brendan Howlin at the weekend when he presided at his first Labour party conference as party leader.

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