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Glory for talented Wexford

Dean Goodison

April 20 2019 12:00 AM

Captain Fiona Ryan netted twice in the second-half as the Wexford Schoolgirls' League claimed the FAI Women's inter-league cup final in style against the Metropolitans Girls' League in Arklow on Sunday.

The girls from Dublin edged the ...

2019-04-20 02:13 open_in_new
Martin’s coast to 34-point win

Alan Aherne

April 20 2019 12:00 AM

The Pettitt's Senior hurling championship Group A campaign won't really start for St. Martin's until next weekend, because they scarcely had to break sweat en route to this runaway 34-point victory over a completely outclassed St. Anne's side ...

2019-04-20 02:13 open_in_new
Gorey welcomes Chinese delegation to visit the Hatch Lab

April 20 2019 12:00 AM

Seven members of a Chinese delegation of political and business leaders from the Yingtan municipality in China, visited the Hatch Lab in Gorey on Monday April, 8. The area in China, which is North of Shanghai, has a much larger population than Ireland and ...

2019-04-20 02:13 open_in_new
Preventing parasites in pets is the safest answer

Pete Wedderburn - Animal Doctor

April 20 2019 12:00 AM

The proverb "prevention is better than cure" originated in the early seventeenth century, but even before then, the idea was well known. There was a Latin saying in the mid 13th century which said 'it is better and more ...

2019-04-20 02:13 open_in_new
Stellar lead performance from Buckley in rags to riches tale

April 20 2019 12:00 AM

Sometimes it's hard to be a woman but it's harder to be a woman who sacrifices her long-cherished dreams of fame for her children in director Tom Harper's uplifting drama of creative strife and self-empowerment.

Blessed with a stellar lead ...

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Low stomach acid can cause peeling nails

Clair Whitty - Naturally Healthy

April 20 2019 12:00 AM

How are your nails? Do you, like me, have nails that you would prefer to keep hidden? I have never had good nails but recently they started to peel, and as a result they looked unsightly, I was even more embarrassed by them ...

2019-04-20 02:13 open_in_new
MarineWatch answers the call for help from the West

Pádraig Byrne

April 20 2019 12:00 AM

Wexford Marinewatch has extended that hand of friendship across to the West of Ireland to another group aimed at stemming the flow of people dying by suicide in the cold waters of the River Corrib.

Sadly, in recent times, the River ...

2019-04-20 02:13 open_in_new
Summerhill Guide leader receives prestigious award

Simon Bourke

April 20 2019 12:00 AM

A member of a Wexford Girl Guide group has been chosen to accept a prestigious award on behalf of the Catholic Guides of Ireland (CGI).

Nicola Toughey, who is a Ranger Leader at Summerhill Guides, received the Gold Standard Health ...

2019-04-20 02:13 open_in_new
Theresa and Tony are Screen stars

Pádraig Byrne

April 20 2019 12:00 AM

While Tony and Theresa Kehoe may be more used to being in the spotlight onstage with their country act Theresa and the Stars, over the last number of years they've shown they're not afraid to get their hands dirty either doing sterling work ...

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Norman invasion of Bannow remembered with series of events

Simon Bourke

April 20 2019 12:00 AM

What is it about this fair green isle of ours? Why is it so cherished, so yearned for, by our neighbours from across the seas? No sooner have we commemorated one anniversary, paid tribute to those who died fighting for our freedom, when it's ...

2019-04-20 02:13 open_in_new
Vital funding for local counselling service

Simon Bourke

April 20 2019 12:00 AM

Wexford Soroptimists has raised €1,450 for It's Good 2 Talk, a local service which provides low cost counselling and support for those suffering from mental health issues.

Having presented the cheque to Rita Kelly of It's Good 2 Talk, ...

2019-04-20 02:13 open_in_new
Over 60 rubbish bags lifted in spring clean

Pádraig Byrne

April 20 2019 12:00 AM

While in a lot of cases it might prove difficult to pull someone from their warm bed shortly after 8 a.m. of a Sunday morning, it wasn't a problem in Taghmon recently as local residents hit the roads around the village to undertake a huge ...

2019-04-20 02:13 open_in_new
Investigation ongoing into death of two protected falcons

Pádraig Byrne

April 20 2019 12:00 AM

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) are investigating the circumstances by which the bodies of two protected Peregrine Falcons were found at Oaklands Quarry in Ballykelly.

The birds were found near the partial remains of a ...

2019-04-20 02:13 open_in_new
Surprise guest lends support to runners at Scoil Mhuire Blue Run

Simon Bourke

April 20 2019 12:00 AM

Determined not to let the inclement conditions hold them back almost 700 runners and walkers turned out for Scoil Mhuire, Coolcotts Blue 5k Fun Run in aid of its Rainbow Unit for children on the autism spectrum.

Braving the cold, wind ...

2019-04-20 02:13 open_in_new
Paddy Keenan, Frankie Gavin and Dermot Byrne at the National Opera House

April 20 2019 12:00 AM

Three of the finest musicians on the traditional Irish scene are due to take to the stage together for a special show at The National Opera House on Sunday night.

Paddy Keenan, Frankie Gavin and Dermot Byrne are to merge their musical talents for a ...

2019-04-20 02:13 open_in_new
Legendary Andy Irvine returns to Wexford

April 20 2019 12:00 AM

Having travelled the world with renowned acts such as Planxty, Sweeney's Men, Patrick Street, and more recently Mozaik, the legendary Andy Irvine returns to Wexford for a special show at Wexford Arts Centre this Saturday night.

Bringing with him an ...

2019-04-20 02:13 open_in_new
Songwriter Mick Comerford to launch new country album

Brendan Keane

April 20 2019 12:00 AM

The Presentation Centre in Enniscorthy will provide the venue for an album launch by one of Co Wexford's most popular musicians on Thursday, May 2.

Enniscorthy based Mick Comerford will launch his 'Reuben James' album with a little ...

2019-04-20 02:13 open_in_new
Medals galore in Ferrybank

April 20 2019 12:00 AM

The impressive E R.S.C. was the venue for the recent Ferrybank A.C. open sports in Waterford.

As ever, the county's clubs came out in force to support this event, which always draws a good number of participants and for most acts serves as their ...

2019-04-20 02:13 open_in_new
O'Neill tightens grip

Pegasus

April 20 2019 12:00 AM

Champion rider for the past two years, Barry O'Neill tightened his grip on the current title race with a treble at Bellurgan Park, Co. Louth, on Sunday and extended his lead over Derek O'Connor to 18 with six weeks left in the season. If he stays ...

2019-04-20 02:13 open_in_new
YES, YOU CAN TAKE PICTURES OF YOUR CHILD’S COMMUNION – DATA COMMISSIONER

The Data Protection Commissioner has had to issue new guidelines after some schools banned photos at communions.

A number of principals have issued a warning to parents at events like communions, confirmations and sports days – citing GDPR.

However, according to the Irish ...

2019-04-18 13:22 open_in_new
EMERGENCY SERVICES BATTLE FIRE IN NEW ROSS

Emergency services are at the scene of an incident in North Street New Ross this morning.

Reports suggest that a fire broke out at a premises in North street and the road is currently closed off.

There are no reports of any injuries and investigations are ongoing.

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