Craanford remembers family friends and neighbours

By Dan Walsh at Craanford There was a large gathering in Craanford village this morning for the special unveiling of a memorial dedicated to the Craanford Volunteers and Cuman na mBan with inscriptions bearing the names of sixty-six people associated with the War of Independence. Sarah Dreelan, daughter of John Reddy and Paddy Mordaunt, sonContinue reading “Craanford remembers family friends and neighbours”

Injured cyclist has died in hospital

By Dan Walsh A 59-year-old cyclist who sustained serious injuries after a van and a bike collided on the N25 Wexford to New Ross road at Holmestown, near Barntown, has died at Wexford General Hospital. Gardai are appealing for witnesses to the collision which occurred around 5.45pm on Wednesday evening. Gardaí are appealing to anyoneContinue reading “Injured cyclist has died in hospital”

Man (20s) dies at level crossing in Mayglass

By Dan Walsh A man in his 20s has died in a single vehicle road traffic collision at a level crossing on the closed Rosslare Strand to Waterford railway line at Mayglass in south Wexford. It happened around 10.25pm last night (Friday). Gardai and emergency services attended the scene, where the driver and only personContinue reading “Man (20s) dies at level crossing in Mayglass”

Car crashes into hotel front

By Dan Walsh Emergency services were quickly on the scene of a single-vehicle crash which occurred at Trinity St, Wexford town around 11.30pm last night. The vehicle caused damage to the front of the Talbot Hotel, but fortunately no injuries occurred. The driver of the car was taken to Wexford General Hospital where his injuriesContinue reading “Car crashes into hotel front”

Call for investment in Rosslare-Dublin rail link

By Dan Walsh Senator Malcolm Byrne has called for an urgent plan of investment in the Dublin to Rosslare railway line following a report from Irish Rail that warned that parts of the line are at long term risk of falling into the sea as a result of coastal erosion and flooding.  The Irish RailContinue reading “Call for investment in Rosslare-Dublin rail link”

Cyclist seriously injured on the N25

By Dan Walsh A 59-year-old cyclist sustained serious injuries after a van and a bike collided on the N25 Wexford to New Ross road at Holmestown, near Barntown, Gardai are seeking witnesses to the collision which occurred around 5.45pm on Wednesday evening. The injured man was cared for at the scene before removal to WexfordContinue reading “Cyclist seriously injured on the N25”

Fatal farm incident in Kiltealy

By Dan Walsh A man in his mid-fifties has died on a farm at Ballycrystal, near Kiltealy. The incident occurred around 9am and emergency services were quickly on the scene. The body has been removed to University Hospital Waterford where a post-mortem will take place. The scene has been sealed off and the Health andContinue reading “Fatal farm incident in Kiltealy”

€100,000 for Enniscorthy streets and shops

By Dan Walsh €100,000 in new funding has been announced for Enniscorthy businesses to upgrade building facades, artwork, murals, lighting, street furniture and canopies. The Streetscape Enhancement Initiative will provide retail and property owners in Enniscorthy with grants they can use to give their business a facelift. The primary aim is to make Enniscorthy moreContinue reading “€100,000 for Enniscorthy streets and shops”

€2,000 reward for information in Camolin

By Dan Walsh Some Camolin residents are offering €2,000 for information that would lead to the conviction of whoever were involved in a substantial fly-tipping incident on Priest Lane, close to the village, last Thursday night. A sizeable quantity of electric cable casing was indiscriminately dumped on lane. The casing is useless, but the extractedContinue reading “€2,000 reward for information in Camolin”

Death of well-known editor Hilary Murphy

By Dan Walsh The death has taken place of editor, journalist, author and founding editor of the Kilmore Parish Journal, Hilary Murphy. A native of Tilladavins, Tomhaggard, his ancestry is rooted in Screen-Curracloe, Hilary began his journalistic career with The Free Press in Wexford town before joining The People Newspapers Group in 1965 and workedContinue reading “Death of well-known editor Hilary Murphy”