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!”

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”

Roddy Doyle at Kilmore Quay literary festival

By Dan Walsh at Kilmore Quay One of the country’s leading literature festivals, Write By The Sea, was officially opened in the Stella Maris Centre, Kilmore Quay, earlier this evening by Prof. Kevin Rafter, Chair of the Arts Council of Ireland, and it continues on Saturday and Sunday with more than 40 writers taking part.Continue reading “Roddy Doyle at Kilmore Quay literary festival”

Open Day on Sunday at Fethard-on-Sea

By Dan Walsh at Fethard-on-Sea “We have reached the milestone of completing the construction of the hull of the replica Helen Blake and holding an Open Day next Sunday,” Richard Finn, Director of the Helen Blake Community Group at Fethard-on-Sea has told WexfordLocal.com and the hope is that a large number of people will comeContinue reading “Open Day on Sunday at Fethard-on-Sea”

Drumgoold Villas gets water upgrade

By Dan Walsh Work has commenced this week on replacing ageing backyard water mains and providing new service connections for customers in Drumgoold Villas in Enniscorthy. The works in Drumgoold Villas involve the decommissioning of ageing back yard water mains and the delivery of over 190 metres of new water mains constructed along the publicContinue reading “Drumgoold Villas gets water upgrade”

Closure of Enniscorthy’s Tanyard Lane

By Dan Walsh They are now calling it the alleyway, the natives will know it as the Tanyard Lane, but Wexford County Council has announced closure of the narrow passageway from Parnell Road (old Dunnes Stores) car park to Rafter Street effective from next Monday, September 26th to Friday, October 14th. Members were informed ofContinue reading “Closure of Enniscorthy’s Tanyard Lane”

Award for brave Rosslare RNLI hero

By Dan Walsh Former Rosslare RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager, David Maloney has been awarded a Commendation from the Operations Director of the RNLI for his role in a rescue in September 2016, where his actions saved the life of a woman trapped in a cabin on a yacht which had been dashed on rocks inContinue reading “Award for brave Rosslare RNLI hero”