Dr. Billy Colfer honoured at Wexford Arts Centre

By Dan Walsh at Wexford Arts Centre Wexford Arts Centre today launched an exhibition celebrating the life and work of Dr. Billy Colfer. Curated by Karla Sánchez O’Connell and Rosemary Hartigan; the exhibition will run from November 15th to December 23th in the new Billy Colfer Gallery. This exhibition aims to celebrate Dr. Colfer’s life and workContinue reading “Dr. Billy Colfer honoured at Wexford Arts Centre”

New Wexford Arts Centre is officially opened

By Dan Walsh at Wexford Arts Centre Minister Peter Burke, T.D., Minister of State at Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage performed the official opening of the new extension to Wexford Arts Centre in the presence of the Mayor of Wexford, Cllr Maura Bell, this afternoon. It was a celebratory occasion with contributions byContinue reading “New Wexford Arts Centre is officially opened”

Enniscorthy unveils its Christmas plans

By Dan Walsh at the National 1798 Rebellion Centre, Enniscorthy Enniscorthy is the town to share in the magic of Christmas this year and an exciting programme of festive events were unveiled today at a press launch in the National 1798 Rebellion Centre at Enniscorthy. Cathaoirleach Cllr Aidan Browne, joined with elves and reindeers toContinue reading “Enniscorthy unveils its Christmas plans”

Community victory for Blackwater

By Dan Walsh “There is no doubt that the Tidy Towns competition is driving local improvements and instilling a sense of pride across the entire Blackwater community,” according to the adjudication report following the success in the 2022 Supervalu Tidy Towns awards, and it concluded; “Blackwater village has the potential to go far in thisContinue reading “Community victory for Blackwater”

Music and fireworks in Wexford town

By Dan Walsh reporting from Wexford Quay Thousands of people assembled on Wexford Quay earlier this evening for the launch of the 71st Wexford Festival Opera with the traditional fireworks display and an enthusiastic official welcome from the Mayor of Wexford Cllr Maura Bell. “This is my festival. This is your festival. This is everybody’sContinue reading “Music and fireworks in Wexford town”

Irish Water progress in County Wexford

By Dan Walsh The latest EPA Urban Wastewater Treatment Report for 2021 recognises the ongoing progress being made by Irish Water in upgrading Ireland’s public wastewater infrastructure while also highlighting the need for continued investment in our essential wastewater services.  Since 2014 when Irish Water assumed responsibility for public water services, 60% of raw sewageContinue reading “Irish Water progress in County Wexford”

Change of bus stop locations in Gorey?

By Dan Walsh at Gorey-Kilmuckridge District Council meeting A proposal to relocate Bus Stops from Gorey’s Main Street to the car park at the railway station is to be investigated and discussed with interest groups following a discussion the matter at today’s monthly meeting of Gorey-Kilmuckridge Municipal District Council held in Gorey Civic Centre withContinue reading “Change of bus stop locations in Gorey?”

ASBO’s could be needed in Enniscorthy

By Dan Walsh at Enniscorthy Municipal District Council It is not the kind of news that many people want to hear in Enniscorthy, but it emerged from today’s monthly meeting of the Municipal District Council that ASBO’s (anti-social behaviour order) may soon be enforced by An Garda Siochána in relation to reoccurring anti-social behaviour atContinue reading “ASBO’s could be needed in Enniscorthy”

High Hill Norman Gardens open in New Ross

By Dan Walsh in New Ross An area in the 13th century medieval town centre in New Ross has been rejuvenated as the High Hill Norman Gardens and the officially opening took place today with special guest Heather Humphreys T.D., Minister for Rural Community, Rural Development and Special Protection. This exciting and original New RossContinue reading “High Hill Norman Gardens open in New Ross”

Green Flag status for Rosslare Harbour, Our Lady’s Island and Foulksmills

By Dan Walsh Rosslare Municipal District assisted the entry of three community parks -Rosslare Harbour Memorial Park & Gardens, Our Lady’s Island and Foulksmills Community Park – in the 2022 Green Flag Community Awards Scheme which was open to parks and gardens across Ireland. Following site visits and the completion of the An Taisce judgingContinue reading “Green Flag status for Rosslare Harbour, Our Lady’s Island and Foulksmills”