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Lack of notice of deaths is cause of Council’s ‘Sunday Funerals’ headache 28/09/17

| September 28, 2017
Lack of  notice of  deaths is cause of  Council’s ‘Sunday Funerals’ headache 28/09/17

John Carley is one of the Directors of Services at the Co. Council. His main area of responsibility covers housing and given the current problems in that sector it is something which keeps him rather busy. But the community portfolio which he holds also has a range of other responsibilities. One of the less troublesome […]

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Mystery over giant rats in Courtown 28/09/17

| September 28, 2017
Mystery over giant rats in Courtown 28/09/17

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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New company vital for future of Rosslare 28/09/17

| September 28, 2017
New company vital for future of Rosslare 28/09/17

Rosslare Europort could be a major driver of jobs and business in the Wexford economy in the post-Brexit era but its potential to deliver for county and the country could be hampered if it remains part of the CIE Group.

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Two hundred and fifty years of service 26/08/17

| August 26, 2017
Two hundred and fifty years of service 26/08/17

Between them they have given a total of two hundred and fifty years to the Priesthood and last week Bishop Denis Brennan mark a significant milestone in the lives of five Ferns priests when he hosted a special reception in their honour at Bishop’s House.

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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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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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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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