Taoiseach ‘very disturbed’ by Enniscorthy dog attack

By Dan Walsh An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin, speaking in the Dáil today following a vicious dog attack on a young boy while playing with friends in a public area at Enniscorthy last Sunday, said “enforcement of regulations around animals” needs immediate attention. “Because what has happened is one time too many. And we all haveContinue reading “Taoiseach ‘very disturbed’ by Enniscorthy dog attack”

10 million illegal cigarettes seized

By Dan Walsh Revenue officers at Rosslare Europort seized over 10 million cigarettes with an estimated retail value of €7.9 million, representing a potential loss to the Exchequer of almost €6.2 million, as a result of routine profiling, yesterday (Tuesday). The illegal cigarettes, branded ‘Richmond King Size’, were discovered with the assistance of Revenue’s mobileContinue reading “10 million illegal cigarettes seized”

Bishop calls for ‘generous response’

By Dan Walsh Following a meeting with local representatives from the Society of St Vincent de Paul, the Bishop of Ferns, Bishop Ger Nash has called for a generous response to the Annual Church Gate Collection which takes place after all masses on the weekend of December 10/11th.  As it comes into its busiest two monthsContinue reading “Bishop calls for ‘generous response’”

Water mains replacement in Gorey

By Dan Walsh Irish Water announced today that working in partnership with Wexford County Council it plans to replace over 700 metres of problematic water mains in St. Waleran’s, Gorey. The project is being delivered as part of Irish Water’s National Leakage Reduction Programme. The works, which are being carried out by Shareridge Utilities Ltd on behalfContinue reading “Water mains replacement in Gorey”

Man (20s) arrested over Ennniscorthy dog attack

A man in his 20s has been arrested by Gardaí in connection with a serious incident in which a young boy was attacked by a dog close to his home at Old Forge Road in the Milehouse area of Enniscorthy. Alejandro Mizsan, (9), suffered serious facial injuries while playing with some friends outside his homeContinue reading “Man (20s) arrested over Ennniscorthy dog attack”

All-Ireland medal stolen in Oylegate

By Dan Walsh A treasured All-Ireland senior hurling medal won in 1948 and jewelleries were amongst the items stolen in a burglary at a residence in Farnatrane, Oylegate, last Friday that occurred sometime between 4pm and 7pm. The hurling medal from 1948 had been the possession the late Waterford player Daithí de Paor (David Power)Continue reading “All-Ireland medal stolen in Oylegate”

Cathaoirleach welcomes local funding

By Dan Walsh Cathaoirleach of the Rosslare Municipal District, Cllr Lisa McDonald, has welcomed €500,000 in government funding for Kilmore Quay under the new ‘Embracing Ireland’s Outdoors’ strategy from the Department of Rural and Community Development announced earlier today. “I am delighted with this morning’s announcement that €500,000 in government funding has been allocated to Kilmore Quay,”Continue reading “Cathaoirleach welcomes local funding”

Boy (9) attacked by dog in Enniscorthy

By Dan Walsh Enniscorthy is a town in shock today following a frightening incident yesterday (Sunday) in which a nine years’ old boy was confronted by an uncontrolled dog and suffered appalling facial injuries in an unprovoked attack while playing with friends in a housing estate. The incident occurred about 4.30pm the Old Forge RoadContinue reading “Boy (9) attacked by dog in Enniscorthy”

Lingstown 4-timer for Rob James

By Dan Walsh at Lingstown, Tomhaggard Top rider Rob James from Killanne was the star of the show with four winners at today’s Killinick Harriers point-to-point races at Lingstown. The maiden race for four-year-old geldings was the first event of the season to force ‘a divide’ and both divisions went the way of Monbeg Syndicate,Continue reading “Lingstown 4-timer for Rob James”

Dry day expected at Lingstown races today

By Dan Walsh The equestrian fraternity will be travelling to south Wexford today (Sunday) where the autumn Killinick Harriers point-to-point takes place at picturesque Lingstown. The first of six races are off at 12.30pm. Latest news from the track is that there is a good covering of grass, the ground conditions are expected to beContinue reading “Dry day expected at Lingstown races today”