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”

Boxer Caoimhe in last World 16

EXCLUSIVE By Dan Walsh Ireland and Enniscorthy boxing star Caoimhe Kinsella, (17), has reached the last 16 in the World Youth Boxing Championships against Japan today (Saturday) in La Nucia in Spain. The fight is Live in YouTube channel IBA Boxing. Afternoon session ring A. She will be in the ring around 3 or 3.15pmContinue reading “Boxer Caoimhe in last World 16”

Wexford town Boil Water Notice continues

By Dan Walsh Irish Water would like to remind customers served by the Wexford Town Water Supply that a Boil Water Notice remains in place. The notice, which was issued following consultation with the HSE on November 2nd is in place to protect the health of approximately 25,000 customers. It was issued due to aContinue reading “Wexford town Boil Water Notice continues”

51,500 litres of beer seized

By Dan Walsh The seizures of smuggled goods at Rosslare Europort have become a regular occurrence and the latest reported took place last Tuesday as a result of routine operations. Revenue officers seized almost 51,500 litres of beer at Rosslare Europort. The smuggled alcohol has an estimated retail value of almost €205,000, representing a potentialContinue reading “51,500 litres of beer seized”

Fencing concerns at Courtown Harbour

By Dan Walsh Cathaoirleach of Gorey Kilmuckridge Municipal District, Cllr Donal Kenny, is lamenting the “disappearance of the paling (fence)that could mislead motorists at Courtown Harbour and result in somebody finding themselves in the sea due to misadventure. He raised the matter with County Council officials at last Tuesday’s monthly meeting of Gorey Kilmuckridge MunicipalContinue reading “Fencing concerns at Courtown Harbour”