Restoration of speed limits on old N11

There is positive feedback from road users towards the re-introduction of the 100 km per hour speed limit along the old N11 which comes into effect in mid-July. The speed limit had been adjusted when the M11 opened last summer causing consternation to some road users. “The change to the Speed Limits is something thatContinue reading “Restoration of speed limits on old N11”

Anti-social concerns at new Wexford park

Gardai in Wexford town are to put extra officers on the beat and increase mobile patrols following allegations of anti-social behaviour issues involving youths at the recently opened Min Ryan Park at Killeens, on the outskirts of the town. Gardai have confirmed that extra resources have been assigned to the area to help with eradicatingContinue reading “Anti-social concerns at new Wexford park”

Save the Ballyhogue Famine Wall

By Dan Walsh President Donald Trump would be welcome in Ballyhogue where Wexford County Council has granted approval to commence a process to save a protected structure in the shape of a wall built as part of famine relief works in Ballyhogue. The Ballyhogue Famine Wall or Bellevue estate boundary wall, about one kilometre long,Continue reading “Save the Ballyhogue Famine Wall”

The gates are open but nobody at home!

By Dan Walsh The gates are wide open, the fish are leaping merrily in the pond on either side of the Bridge of Democracy, but it is ‘press your nose up against the window’ time to catch a glimpse of the interior of the National 1798 Rebellion Centre at Enniscorthy. Wexford County Council is refrainingContinue reading “The gates are open but nobody at home!”

Cllr Leonard Kelly is Mayor of Wexford

In his first term of office following election on an Independent ticket in 2017, Cllr Leonard Kelly is honoured with the title Mayor of Wexford which was bestowed on him at the annual general meeting of Wexford Borough District Council. The Clonard-man had unsuccessfully contested the 2014 local election and the 2016 general election andContinue reading “Cllr Leonard Kelly is Mayor of Wexford”

Cllr Frank Staples takes over at Rosslare

Rosslare Municipal District Council has a new Cathaoirleach following the departure of Cllr Ger Carthy, who has become Cathaoirleach of Wexford County Council at the annual general meeting held in ‘the Street’ at County Hall, Wexford. The honour falls to Cllr Frank Staples from Ballymore-Mayglass, a former Fine Gael Director of Elections at local, DáilContinue reading “Cllr Frank Staples takes over at Rosslare”

Cllr Michael Whelan is New Ross Chair

Ballycullane -based Cllr Michael Whelan was elected Cathaoirleach of New Ross Municipal District Council, a position he previously served in 2016-’17, at the annual general meeting held in ‘distancing’ at ‘the Street’, Carricklawn, Wexford. Cllr Whelan was first elected for Fianna Fáil in 2014 and has a background in the construction trade. He served onContinue reading “Cllr Michael Whelan is New Ross Chair”

Cllr Barbara-Anne is Enniscorthy choice

Bunclody-based Cllr Barbara-Anne Murphy is the new Cathaoirleach for the Enniscorthy District following her selection from the six-member group at the annual general meeting held in ‘the Street’ at Carricklawn, Wexford, in social distance settings. Outgoing Cathaoirleach Cllr Kathleen Codd-Nolan takes the Leas-Cathaoirleach position making it a good day for gender equality. Cllr Murphy isContinue reading “Cllr Barbara-Anne is Enniscorthy choice”

Cllr Joe Sullivan leads Gorey-Kilmuckridge

Cllr Joe Sullivan took over the chair at Gorey-Kilmuckridge Municipal District Council when Malcolm Byrne was elected to Dail Éireann, however, he has had a quiet time as the pandemic closed everything down, but today he was re-elected to the position at the annual general meeting held in ‘the Street’ at Carricklawn, Wexford. A councillorContinue reading “Cllr Joe Sullivan leads Gorey-Kilmuckridge”

‘Frontline worker’ honoured at Council AGM

By Dan Walsh The newly elected Cathaoirleach of Wexford County Council is Cllr Ger Carthy, a ‘frontline worker’ from the Rosslare District who defeated Cllr Oliver Walsh (Gorey-Kilmuckridge District) by 22 votes to 9 at the 123rd annual general meeting of Wexford County Council held in two-metre distancing arrangements in ‘the Street’ at County Hall,Continue reading “‘Frontline worker’ honoured at Council AGM”