Wexford Camera Club welcomes new members

By Dan Walsh Wexford Camera Club opened its exhibition Moments In Time on Culture Night and it continues in Wexford Library until Sunday, October 9th. Memories can be locked in a picture; such is the power of photography. Another aspect of photography is the possibility to reveal hidden detail. “Maybe you see something here youContinue reading “Wexford Camera Club welcomes new members”

Five Wexford winners on day one

By Dan Walsh The autumn point-to-point season got off to a successful start at Toomebridge, Co. Antrim, today, providing five Wexford trained winners from six races, and the handler/rider champions Colin Bowe and Barry O’Neill notched up a double in the first two races. Sheeka Supreme is bound for the sales following a six lengthsContinue reading “Five Wexford winners on day one”

Cheering on the Dorans of Craanford

By Dan Walsh Mairead Ronan is back on the hunt to find the nation’s fittest families as the popular programme Ireland’s Fittest Family begins its 10th season on RTE 1 on Sunday at 6.30pm. And there is a Wexford interest in heat one featuring the Dorans of Craanford – Ger, Eamonn, Caitriona and Ollie –Continue reading “Cheering on the Dorans of Craanford”

Four vehicles in Oylegate collision

By Dan Walsh There was considerable traffic congestion for a time after four vehicles were involved in a road traffic collision between the M11 roundabout and Oylegate village earlier this evening. The incident occurred around 5.30pm. No injuries were reported. Two units of Enniscorthy Fire Service, ambulance crews from the National Ambulance Service and theContinue reading “Four vehicles in Oylegate collision”

Two injured after Enniscorthy collision

By Dan Walsh Two people have been taken to hospital following a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the R772 (the old N11) between the roundabouts at Scarawalsh and Blackstoops on the northern outskirts of Enniscorthy town. The collision occurred around 12.30pm today and emergency vehicles were quickly on the scene including the Coast Guard helicopterContinue reading “Two injured after Enniscorthy collision”

Trucks in collision on the N25

By Dan Walsh Traffic was seriously disrupted on the outskirts of the N25 ring road at Wexford between the Maldron Hotel and the Whitford Hotel roundabouts this afternoon after two trucks collided. It is understood that a flatbed truck flipped onto its side after colliding with a truck towing a flashing warning message for hedgeContinue reading “Trucks in collision on the N25”

Night rail works coming down the tracks!

By Dan Walsh Iarnróid Éireann is informing the public of essential railway maintenance works in Enniscorthy during night-time hours on Saturday and Sunday, October 1st-2nd between 11pm and 6am. This is essential linear track maintenance works involves the use of heavy machinery and can only be carried out at night when trains are not running.Continue reading “Night rail works coming down the tracks!”

Green Flag status for Rosslare Harbour, Our Lady’s Island and Foulksmills

By Dan Walsh Rosslare Municipal District assisted the entry of three community parks -Rosslare Harbour Memorial Park & Gardens, Our Lady’s Island and Foulksmills Community Park – in the 2022 Green Flag Community Awards Scheme which was open to parks and gardens across Ireland. Following site visits and the completion of the An Taisce judgingContinue reading “Green Flag status for Rosslare Harbour, Our Lady’s Island and Foulksmills”

Tobacco beer and wine seized at Rosslare Europort

By Dan Walsh Tobacco, beer and wine with a combined value of €300,000 has been seized over the past week in three routine operations at Rosslare Europort. Last Saturday, Revenue officers seized approximately 77.5kgs of ‘roll your own tobacco’ and over 500 litres of wine, with a combined estimated retail value of €61,000, representing aContinue reading “Tobacco beer and wine seized at Rosslare Europort”

Attention to detail in Enniscorthy

By Dan Walsh at Enniscorthy Council meeting A few matters relating to Enniscorthy town centre were raised by members at last Monday’s monthly meeting of Enniscorthy Municipal District Council held in the Presentation Centre with Cllr Aidan Browne in the chair. Cllrs Jackser Owens and Cathal Byrne were concerned about the bin collection taking placeContinue reading “Attention to detail in Enniscorthy”