Ógra seeks date with Minister Butler

By Dan Walsh Chairperson of Wexford Ógra Fianna Fáil, Ruairí Ryan has submitted correspondence supported by many county councillors’ seeking a meeting with the Waterford-based Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Mary Butler T.D. Minister Butler is invited to visit Co. Wexford to discuss the problems with mental health services with young people and toContinue reading “Ógra seeks date with Minister Butler”

Courtown looks to holiday season

By Dan Walsh As the lucrative holiday season fast approaches pressure is being applied for swift action from Wexford County Council relating to the hoarding in Courtown, which is blocking off one side of the Main Street, allegedly blocking a footpath in breach of EU and UN Disability Laws. The issue was high on theContinue reading “Courtown looks to holiday season”

Wexford Garda Youth Awards 2022 launched

By Dan Walsh An Garda Síochána in Wexford in association with Wexford County Council are delighted to launch the 6th Annual Wexford Garda Youth Awards for 2022.    The awards acknowledge the achievements of young people who are making a difference in their communities and the endeavours of young people who have faced and overcome challengesContinue reading “Wexford Garda Youth Awards 2022 launched”

Final farewell to Michael Sills in Murrintown

By Dan Walsh Long time member and President of the London Wexford Association, Michael Sills, Willesden, London, and Kates Cross, will be laid to rest in the family plot in Murrintown Cemetery on Thursday following 10.30am Mass in St. Catherine’s Church. He passed away on Sunday, April 3rd at his home in London. Born onContinue reading “Final farewell to Michael Sills in Murrintown”

Council attempt to ‘gag’ elected members

By Dan Walsh at Wexford County Council Meeting The ongoing tension between Wexford County Council and the media appears to continue unabated and the issues switched from advertising and broadcast press coverage to a ‘censorship ban’ on the elected members and controlling what they can and can’t say to the followers who voted for them.Continue reading “Council attempt to ‘gag’ elected members”

Ballindaggin Boil Water Notice is lifted…after 12 weeks!

By Dan Walsh Following consultation with the Health Service Executive, Irish Water and Wexford County Council the boil water notice issued on the Ballindaggin Public Water Supply Scheme on March 9th last has been lifted with immediate effect. Customers have been notified following the completion of remedial works on this supply and receipt of satisfactoryContinue reading “Ballindaggin Boil Water Notice is lifted…after 12 weeks!”

Wexford winners keep rolling along

By Dan Walsh Champions Barry O’Neill and Colin Bowe maintained their winning partnership at today’s point-to-point races at Bartlemy, Co. Cork when Thomas Mor, running in the colours of Mary Fitzpatrick, came home four lengths to the good in the maiden race for five-year-old geldings. Mark Scallan is having a great season as a handlerContinue reading “Wexford winners keep rolling along”

Rob James on the double

By Dan Walsh The final fixture of the 2021-22 Northern Ireland point-to-point season took place at Broughshane in Antrim yesterday (Saturday) and Wexford rider Rob James made the road trip worthwhile with two winners bringing his seasonal total to 24 weeks with only a handful of fixtures before the season ends. James was aboard SomeContinue reading “Rob James on the double”

Kilrush at Carnew and Athlone next week

By Dan Walsh Kilrush Drama Group’s production of Class by Iseult Golden and David Horan and directed by Pat Whelan and featuring Michael Dunbar, Catherine Stafford and James Whelan will be performed in the RTÉ All—Ireland Open Drama Finals on Wednesday May 11th in the Dean Crowe Theatre in Athlone. Following last week’s performance inContinue reading “Kilrush at Carnew and Athlone next week”

Courtown/Riverchapel public meeting

By Dan Walsh Recently, members of Courtown Community Council attended the Gorey Kilmuckridge Municipal District meeting to make a presentation of past achievements, current concerns and future projects within the Courtown/Riverchapel Area. Following on from this presentation the Courtown group has invited all ten councillors of the Municipal District to attend a meeting with local communityContinue reading “Courtown/Riverchapel public meeting”