The Big Switch-On returns to Gorey

By Dan Walsh Following a two-year lockdown, Gorey-Kilmuckridge Municipal District are thrilled to see the return of The Big Switch On with Santa Claus, as the distinguished guest of honour, on Saturday at 6.45pm on the Main Street. News broke of the return of The Big Switch On when Santa recently hosted a Press ConferenceContinue reading “The Big Switch-On returns to Gorey”

Traffic Calming measures coming your way

By Dan Walsh at Wells House and Gardens Wexford County Council has circulated a draft document amongst members about its Traffic Calming Policy and it was presented to members of Gorey Kilmuckridge Municipal District Council at the November meeting held at Wells House and Gardens. The document claims that there has been an increasing demandContinue reading “Traffic Calming measures coming your way”

Tragic death of man (50s) in Kiltealy

By Dan Walsh A local man in his 50’s has died following a tragic accident that occurred at a house in the village of Kiltealy around 1pm yesterday (Tuesday). The father of two is believed to have been working on a house, took a short break, and was later discovered with serious injuries by workContinue reading “Tragic death of man (50s) in Kiltealy”

New Plan for Enniscorthy school front

By Dan Walsh at Enniscorthy Council Meeting Safe Routes to School has prepared an outline plan for the front of St. Aidan’s Primary School at Convent Road, Enniscorthy, it was revealed to members at today’s monthly meeting of Enniscorthy Municipal District Council and accepted by the members proposed by Cllr Barbara-Anne Murphy and seconded byContinue reading “New Plan for Enniscorthy school front”

Housing crisis in Enniscorthy district

By Dan Walsh Cllr Barbara-Anne Murphy echoed the members frustration at the lack of housing in the Enniscorthy district when addressing today’s monthly meeting of Enniscorthy Municipal District in the Presentation Chamber. “I am frustrated to find one house in Enniscorthy – at Marconi Park. This is not good enough. The council is not buildingContinue reading “Housing crisis in Enniscorthy district”

Conservation plan for Courtown Woods

By Dan Walsh in Courtown North Wexford’s Cllr Joe Sullivan has launched a public appeal that Wexford County Council working in conjunction with Coillte, National Parks and Wildlife and the owners take the necessary steps to have Courtown Woods declared a SAC (Special Area of Conservation). “As we are all aware Courtown Woods are currentlyContinue reading “Conservation plan for Courtown Woods”

Doubles for O’Neill and Murphy

By Dan Walsh at Tinahely Champion rider Barry O’Neill and handler Denis Murphy each enjoyed a double at the Wicklow Hunt fixture at Fairwood, Tinahely, today. Team Barry O’Neill and Colin Bowe were winners in the maiden race for four-year-olds when Boston Town secured a seven and a half lengths victory when beating stable companionContinue reading “Doubles for O’Neill and Murphy”

No glory for brave boxer Caoimhe!

By Dan Walsh It wasn’t to be for Marshalstown’s Irish champion Caoimhe Kinsella, (17), in the World Youth Boxing Championships losing out to Japan on a 4/1 split decision in a close fight in La Nucia. Spain, today. On social media tonight, Caoimhe’s club St Anthony’s and St. Patrick’s Boxing Club, Enniscorthy posted; “We areContinue reading “No glory for brave boxer Caoimhe!”

New Ross celebrates Christmas

By Dan Walsh in New Ross There were amazing scenes on the streets of New Ross this evening as families enthusiastically gathered to celebrate the official ‘Switch On’ of the town Christmas lights for the first time in three years. New Ross celebrity Dami Hope, fresh from the ‘Love Island’ television show, joined forces withContinue reading “New Ross celebrates Christmas”

All go at Tinahely races on Sunday

By Dan Walsh Seventy-two entries for tomorrow’s Wicklow Hunt point-to-point at Shillelagh & District Hunt’s popular hilly track at Fairwood, Tinahely, where the first race is off at 12.30pm. The going was described today as “yielding, yielding to soft” and that is not expected to change over night, the forecast is predicting “a slight bitContinue reading “All go at Tinahely races on Sunday”