Council backs footfall plan for Enniscorthy

By Dan Walsh Market Square and adjoining streets, Rafter St and Slaney St., and Templeshannon from the old bridge as far as the entrance to the swimming pool, is to be  pedestrianised from 7pm to 11.30pm every Friday, Saturday and Sunday with Monday, June 29th as the most likely commencement date. The temporary measure isContinue reading “Council backs footfall plan for Enniscorthy”

Wexford areas facing potential drought

By Dan Walsh A few water schemes in rural Wexford are facing potential drought due to high demand with two plants at Taylorstown in the south and Creagh in the north of the county causing most concern and the situation is unlikely to change in the short term. Brian O’Leary from Irish Water says, “UnfortunatelyContinue reading “Wexford areas facing potential drought”

Wexford taps turned on by Wicklow water

By Dan Walsh The prolonged dry spell of weather is causing low water flows from the Askamore Spring Intake but Wexford County Council has been spared desperate measures with a little help from across the hills in Wicklow following a neighbourly request. At the June meeting of Gorey-Kilmuckridge Municipal District Council, held in conjunction withContinue reading “Wexford taps turned on by Wicklow water”

35 Wexford schools awarded Green Flag

By Dan Walsh Thirty-five Wexford schools were awarded the Green Flag for their work on the themes of Litter & Waste, Energy, Water, Travel, Biodiversity and Global Citizenship with two schools receiving the Green Flag for the first time, while Scoil Mhuire, Horeswood also scooped the Global Citizenship Energy Primary South School award. AND THEContinue reading “35 Wexford schools awarded Green Flag”

300,000 tons of sand needed to save beach

It would require 300,000 tons of sand to bring the beach back at Courtown; that is according to Senior Executive Engineer Ger Forde who was responding to members questions via-video link at last Tuesday’s monthly meeting of Gorey-Kilmuckridge Municipal District Council held in Gorey Library. The discussion was prompted by the recent withdrawal of theContinue reading “300,000 tons of sand needed to save beach”

Enniscorthy Flood Relief Scheme delayed

Members of Enniscorthy Municipal District Council were shocked to learn that Enniscorthy Flood Relief Scheme will be delayed by six to twelve months after the Department of the Environment ordered a review of the design at a cost of €0.5 million. Details were provided to the June meeting, held in social distance guidelines at theContinue reading “Enniscorthy Flood Relief Scheme delayed”