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”

630 film industry jobs coming to Borleigh Manor

By Dan Walsh in Gorey Cllr Donal Kenny, Chair of the Gorey Kilmuckridge Municipal District was delighted to welcome the news of the Tara film studios at Borleigh Manor, Kilanerin, which itself is very fitting given its historical association with Hollywood actors in the past. Up to 650 jobs will be created in the film industry.Continue reading “630 film industry jobs coming to Borleigh Manor”

St. Waleran’s homes is two years away?

By Dan Walsh at Gorey Civic Centre Housing issues has become an almost divisive subject with members of Gorey Kilmuckridge Municipal District but following a presentation on the future of the St. Waleran’s site and a discussion at today’s monthly meeting at Gorey Civic Centre it is expected that the first key turns could beContinue reading “St. Waleran’s homes is two years away?”

Search for missing teenager

Gardaí in Wexford are seeking information on the whereabouts of 17-year-old Ahmed Kafer Esmael Mohamedomer who is missing from his home in Kilrane. Ahmed was last seen on Friday night at around 10pm. He is described as being 5 foot 8 inches in height with a stocky build with black hair and brown eyes. ItContinue reading “Search for missing teenager”

Attack on leisure facility at Enniscorthy

By Dan Walsh at Enniscorthy The south side of the Enniscorthy Riverside Walk has been closed on safety grounds following a deliberate act of vandalism that occurred on the iconic footbridge over the River Urrin on Saturday night. A number of timber steps were destroyed and made unsafe for public use. Warning signage has beenContinue reading “Attack on leisure facility at Enniscorthy”

Tirlán becomes the new brand

By Dan Walsh Shareholders in Glanbia Co-operative Society Limited (“Glanbia Co-op”) have voted overwhelmingly in favour of changing its name to “Tirlán Co-operative Society Limited” at yesterday’s (Thursday), Special General Meeting (SGM) in Kilkenny, Glanbia Co-op will now transition to its new identity over the coming months. The vote follows the Co-op’s agreement with GlanbiaContinue reading “Tirlán becomes the new brand”

13,000 litres of wine seized at Rosslare

By Dan Walsh Revenue officers seized approximately 13,000 litres of wine at Rosslare Europort yesterday (Wednesday) following the search of a French registered truck that had disembarked a ferry from Cherbourg, France. The smuggled alcohol, had an estimated retail value of more than €158,000, representing a potential loss to the Exchequer of over €84,000.  InvestigationContinue reading “13,000 litres of wine seized at Rosslare”

Wexford in the mood for the Fleadh!

By Dan Walsh at Wexford County Council meeting Wexford’s determined bid to host Fleadh Cheol na h-Éireann in the town soon was endorsed by members at Monday’s monthly meeting of Wexford County Council. Cathaoirleach Cllr George Lawlor feels the outcome of the bid for the Fleadh should be known in the first quarter of 2023.Continue reading “Wexford in the mood for the Fleadh!”

24-hour protest at housing crisis

By Dan Walsh About thirty people braved a yellow rain weather warning at a camp style 24-hour protest, co-ordinated by the local branch of Sinn Féin, at the entrance to Wexford County Council headquarters at Carricklawn, in protest at the ‘housing crisis’ in Co. Wexford. The protest began at midnight and coincided with today’s monthlyContinue reading “24-hour protest at housing crisis”