New ambulance station for New Ross

By Dan Walsh in New Ross The former New Ross Fire Station on Michael Street has been transferred to the HSE for the provision of a new and modern 24-hour Ambulance Station. The news has been confirmed by Cllr Michael Sheehan, Cathaoirleach of New Ross Municipal District Council who told; “I made a commitmentContinue reading “New ambulance station for New Ross”

Tributes following tragic death in Gorey

By Dan Walsh Tributes have been paid to the memory of Andrzej Marek Winnicki from Enniscorthy who lost his life on a construction site at Ballytegan Road, Gorey, last Wednesday morning. In his late 30’s, it is understood that he died in an incident with a piece of heavy machinery around 9am. Emergency services arrivedContinue reading “Tributes following tragic death in Gorey”

€660,000 drugs seizure at Enniscorthy

Cannabis drugs with an estimated value of €660,000 were seized after Gardaí conducted a search operation at a premises in Enniscorthy. At around 4.30pm on Friday afternoon, a joint operation was conducted by the Wexford Divisional Drug Unit and the National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau with assistance from Enniscorthy District Detective Unit. While inContinue reading “€660,000 drugs seizure at Enniscorthy”

Aircraft makes emergency landing at Gorey

By Dan Walsh A light aircraft with a pilot and passenger on board has made a successful emergency landing in the Kilcavan or Ballinglen area of Tara Hill, near Gorey, around 6.30pm today. No injuries are reported. A local eyewitness told that the aircraft was losing power and dropping altitude before the emergency landingContinue reading “Aircraft makes emergency landing at Gorey”

€8m plan for changes to Enniscorthy town centre?

By Dan Walsh at Wexford County Council meeting Cllr Jackser Owens has described as “an eyesore” the present streetscape at the derelict so-called Murphy-Flood’s site in Enniscorthy town centre and is calling for fresh hording to cover up the ‘eyesore’. He made the call at last month’s meeting of Enniscorthy Municipal District Council and magnifiedContinue reading “€8m plan for changes to Enniscorthy town centre?”

Man dies in Gorey workplace

By Dan Walsh The Health and Safety Authority and An Garda Siochána are investigating the circumstances in which a man, ca-40 years old, died on a building site at Ballytegan Road, Gorey, this morning. It is understood that the man died following an incident with a piece of heavy machinery around 9 am. Emergency servicesContinue reading “Man dies in Gorey workplace”

New rail services between Gorey and Dublin

By Dan Walsh at Wexford County Council meeting Good news for rail commuters between Gorey Railway Station and Connolly Station, Dublin, were announced and welcomed at today’s May meeting of Wexford County Council at Carricklawn by Cllr Andrew Bolger who is a member of the Transport Special Policy Committee. From Monday, May 22nd, a newContinue reading “New rail services between Gorey and Dublin”

18 new social homes for Tagoat

By Dan Walsh at Wexford County Council meetingSpeaking at today’s monthly meeting of Wexford County Council Cathaoirleach of the Rosslare Municipal District, Cllr Lisa McDonald, confirmed that the Department of Housing has given Wexford County Council the go-ahead to construct 18 new social homes in Grahormack, Tagoat. The 18 new homes will be a mixContinue reading “18 new social homes for Tagoat”

3 rescued from yacht off Hook Head

By Dan Walsh Three people on board a yacht stranded one and a half miles north-west of Hook Head were rescued by the crew of Dunmore East RNLI late last Thursday night. Alerted by the Irish Coast Guard, the volunteer lifeboat crew were called into action late last night at 11.43pm to assist the threeContinue reading “3 rescued from yacht off Hook Head”

Andy Doyle wins ‘Best Actor’ award

By Dan Walsh Wexford Drama Group’s Andy Doyle has been acclaimed ‘Best Actor’ at the RTÉ All-Ireland Drama Festival Awards 2023 announced a short time ago. It was an emotional and exciting moment when the veteran Enniscorthy-born actor, who won many awards in a lifetime of stage performances, was announced the winner for his exceptionalContinue reading “Andy Doyle wins ‘Best Actor’ award”