Future for Wexford fishing post-Brexit?

Deputy Verona Murphy spoke in the Dail yesterday (Thursday) and asked the Minister how the Department will deal with probably impartial trade following Brexit in respect of fishermen and the issues that will arise once UK waters are no longer accessible to EU fisherman and, in particular, Irish fishermen, who probably access UK waters moreContinue reading “Future for Wexford fishing post-Brexit?”

Workplace accident death at Ballycarney

A man in his 30’s was fatally injured in a workplace accident at a construction site on a farm at Ballycarney this morning. Emergency services rushed to the scene when the alarm was raised just after 8.30 am. It is understood that the man was working on a construction site close to a grain storeContinue reading “Workplace accident death at Ballycarney”

Drugs and cash seized in Wexford

The Wexford Divisional Drug Unit assisted by Gardaí from Enniscorthy district have carried out a successful search of a house yesterday morning. Seized was approximately €11,500 worth of drugs in the form of ecstasy and cannabis. €6,000 worth of cash was also discovered in the search. One male was arrested at the scene and aContinue reading “Drugs and cash seized in Wexford”

Anti-social concerns at new Wexford park

Gardai in Wexford town are to put extra officers on the beat and increase mobile patrols following allegations of anti-social behaviour issues involving youths at the recently opened Min Ryan Park at Killeens, on the outskirts of the town. Gardai have confirmed that extra resources have been assigned to the area to help with eradicatingContinue reading “Anti-social concerns at new Wexford park”

The gates are open but nobody at home!

By Dan Walsh The gates are wide open, the fish are leaping merrily in the pond on either side of the Bridge of Democracy, but it is ‘press your nose up against the window’ time to catch a glimpse of the interior of the National 1798 Rebellion Centre at Enniscorthy. Wexford County Council is refrainingContinue reading “The gates are open but nobody at home!”

‘Frontline worker’ honoured at Council AGM

By Dan Walsh The newly elected Cathaoirleach of Wexford County Council is Cllr Ger Carthy, a ‘frontline worker’ from the Rosslare District who defeated Cllr Oliver Walsh (Gorey-Kilmuckridge District) by 22 votes to 9 at the 123rd annual general meeting of Wexford County Council held in two-metre distancing arrangements in ‘the Street’ at County Hall,Continue reading “‘Frontline worker’ honoured at Council AGM”

Oylegate to Rosslare road link moves a step closer

By Dan Walsh Wexford County Council announced today it is to begin a public consultation process on the proposed N11/N25 Oylegate to Rosslare Harbour Scheme that aims to develop over 30 kilometres of high-quality road network linking the M11 with Rosslare Europort. Director of Service at Wexford County Council, Eamonn Hore, said; “Rosslare Europort hasContinue reading “Oylegate to Rosslare road link moves a step closer”