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SER SPORTS HOUR SATURDAY 25TH JANUARY

On Saturday’s edition of the South East Radio Sports Hour, we brought you reaction from the brave Rathgarogue Cushinstown men as they were outclassed in the All Ireland Junior Football Club Final.

Na Gaeil of Kerry just showed their supreme quality as they were crowned champions ...

2020-01-26 15:10 open_in_new
WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER 33 YEAR OLD MAN FOUND STABBED IN GOREY

A woman is being detained at Gorey Garda Station this morning in relation to the investigation into the death of a man in the town this morning.

A 33 year old man was found dead on the front lawn of a house in Ramsgate Village shortly before 2am.

The body was found with apparent stab ...

2020-01-26 14:07 open_in_new
WILLIE WHELAN’S BODY RECOVERED AFTER SUCCESSFUL RESCUE MISSION

The body of fisherman Willie Whelan has been recovered from the sea off Hook Head.

It had been located two days ago in his fishing boat the Alize which sank six miles off the South Wexford coast on January 4th.

The body will now be taken on the navy ship the Granuaile to Rosslare ...

2020-01-24 15:55 open_in_new
NEW CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL MAY BE MOST EXPENSIVE EVER AS COSTS INCREASE

The cost of the Children’s Hospital could now exceed €2 billion.

That’s the view of a Public Procurement expert, after it emerged documents show a contingency fund is now insufficient to deal the ‘with exceptional level of claims” for additional costs by ...

2020-01-24 15:55 open_in_new
NO WORLD WIDE EMERGENCY YET BUT 26 PEOPLE NOW DEAD FROM CORONAVIRUS

The UK government’s emergency committee, COBRA, is meeting to discuss the coronovirus outbreak.

26 people have died and hundreds have been infected, with China placing four more cities on a transport ban to try to contain the deadly virus.

Test results carried out on a man in ...

2020-01-24 14:52 open_in_new
PARTIES COMMIT TO TACKLING ANTI RACISM IN GENERAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN

Politicians from across the political divide have come together to show their support in tackling racism.

The Anti-Racism Election Protocol which has been in use since 2001 has been signed outside Leinster House this morning.

It aims to keep the General Election campaign free from ...

2020-01-24 14:52 open_in_new
ENNISCORTHY TO RECEIVE AN ARMED SUPPORT UNITED NEXT YEAR

A permanent Armed Support Unit for the Gardai is to be set up in Enniscorthy from the middle of next year.

The news emerged following a memo from the Garda Commissioner to all members after the Garda Representative Association claimed a lack of resources when armed backup is ...

2020-01-24 14:52 open_in_new
ENNISCORTHY IS CRYING OUT FOR JOBS – MYTHEN

Sinn Fein election candidate in Enniscorthy, Johnny Mythen says people are crying out for jobs in the locality.

The former Councillor lost his seat in the last local elections after just missing out on a Dail seat in 2016 by 52 votes.

Mr Mythen says the issues that are affecting the ...

2020-01-24 14:52 open_in_new
OVER 3 IN 4 THINK GANGLAND VIOLENCE IS OUT OF CONTROL IN IRELAND

76 percent of people believe gangland violence is out of control in Ireland.

The research, carried out by iReach, reveals 84 percent of people believe violent crime will spill over into the lives of innocent people.

3 in 10 people fear for their safety due to gangland violence, but ...

2020-01-23 13:40 open_in_new
FEARS OF THE CORONA VIRUS SPREADING PUTS SECOND CHINESE CITY ON LOCKDOWN

A second Chinese city is being put into lockdown in an effort to stop the spread of the corona virus.

Public transport systems will be shut down in the city of Huanggang from tonight.

The number of people killed by the virus in China has risen to 25 – and more than 600 are ...

2020-01-23 13:40 open_in_new
TRAVELLERS SHOULD HAVE REPRESENTATION IN THE SEANAD – PAVEE POINT

A Traveller advocacy group is calling for a seat in the Seanad to be reserved for members of the Travelling community.

Pavee Point says such a move would help recognise ethnic minorities.

A Seanad report also calls for political parties and candidates to sign up to and enforce ...

2020-01-23 13:40 open_in_new
BARNARDOS HITS OUT AT TUSLA SENDING KIDS ABROAD FOR SPECIALISED CARE

A children’s charity is expressing concern about the number of young people being sent abroad for specialised care placements.

New figures show 20 children are being looked after in the UK and one kid is in Spain – at a total cost of more than €183,000 a month.

Tusla ...

2020-01-23 13:40 open_in_new
RECOVERY OPERATION CONTINUES FOR THE BODY OF WILLIE WHELAN

Efforts to retrieve the body of fisherman Willie Wheelan have resumed this morning after the boat he was on went missing off Hook Head.

The remains of the 41 year old fisherman were found in the vessel just before midday yesterday by members of Hook Sub Aqua club.

Another man ...

2020-01-23 13:40 open_in_new
4 ARRESTED FOLLOWING THEFTS AND BURGLARIES IN COUNTY WEXFORD

Four men are still being questioned this morning after a series of house burglaries across County Wexford yesterday.

The four were arrested on the outskirts of Gorey and the driver was charged on suspicion of drink driving.

There are also being questioned in relation to a number of ...

2020-01-23 12:37 open_in_new
BODY OF WILLIE WHELAN LOCATED AFTER LONG SEARCH OFF HOOK HEAD

The body of missing fisherman Willie Whelan from Saltmills has been located

It was found in his boat the Alize that sank over two weeks ago off Hook Head

The body was discovered around 11.30 today by members of Hook Sub Aqua club

His family is appealing for privacy at this ...

2020-01-22 16:40 open_in_new
WILD VARIATIONS IN THE PRICE OF HOMES REPORTED IN COUNTY WEXFORD

There is quite a variation in current house prices across county Wexford.

That’s according to the REA average house price survey for the county.

The up-to-date figures for the standard house shows a difference in price of €100,000 between New Ross and Gorey

Speaking On ...

2020-01-22 15:37 open_in_new
BODY OF WILLIE WHELAN RECOVERED AFTER LONG SEARCH OFF HOOK HEAD

The body of missing fisherman Willie Whelan from Saltmills has been recovered.

It was found in his boat the Alize that sank over two weeks ago off Hook Head.

The body was located around 11.30 today by members of Hook Sub Aqua club.

Joe Sinnott from Kilmore also perished in the ...

2020-01-22 15:37 open_in_new
OVER 230 BOATS ARE REMOVING PLASTIC FROM THE COAST OF IRELAND TODAY

More than 230 fishing boats are now involved in voluntarily removing plastic from off the coast of Ireland.

They’ve hauled up more than 420 tonnes of marine litter over the last 5 years as part of an initiative by Bord Iascaigh Mhara, Ireland’s seafood development ...

2020-01-22 14:34 open_in_new
€22 MILLION IN PENSIONS TO BE SHARED BETWEEN 17 RETIRING TDS

The 17 TDs who are retiring from the current Dail will share in a pension pot of €22 million.

Enda Kenny, Finian McGrath and Gerry Adams are some of the high profile names stepping aside.

Gerry Adams will receive an annual pension of over €21 thousand while Finian McGrath will ...

2020-01-22 14:34 open_in_new
ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP WANTS CLIMATE ISSUES TO BE AT THE FORE OF THE ELECTION

An environmental group is urging people to challenge general election candidates about climate change when they call to their door.

One Future are circulating leaflets that outline measures for faster and fairer climate action.

They’re asking people to hand the leaflets to ...

2020-01-22 14:34 open_in_new