Arrests follow major Castlebridge fire

By Dan Walsh Gardaí at Wexford Station have confirmed that two people have been arrested and files are sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) after ‘significant progress’ was made in an investigation into last Sunday evening’s major fire at Castlebridge village where considerable damage was caused to abandoned buildings adjacent to The PorterContinue reading “Arrests follow major Castlebridge fire”

Massive blaze closes Castlebridge village

By Dan Walsh at Castlebridge Roads through Castlebridge village are closed to traffic this evening as firefighters deal with a massive fire at a premises adjacent to a local pub. Smoke was noticed billowing from a premises and shortly after 5.30pm the popular licensed premises – The Porter House – was evacuated. Locals at theContinue reading “Massive blaze closes Castlebridge village”

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”

Cyclist (60s) dies in New Ross incident

By Dan Walsh A male cyclist in his 60s has died in a road traffic incident on the R731 at Ballywilliam, near New Ross, earlier today. The alarm was raised shortly before 1pm. It is understood the man was cycling in a group when the incident occurred. Local sources told WexfordLocal.com that a gate mayContinue reading “Cyclist (60s) dies in New Ross incident”

Man (40s) arrested in Gorey

Gardaí attached to the Detective Unit, Gorey who were on patrol in the town on Friday arrested a man aged in his 40s who was wanted for interview in relation to criminal activity. He was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. The man was interviewed in relation to crimes of AggravatedContinue reading “Man (40s) arrested in Gorey”

Man (60s) dies in Curracloe collision

By Dan Walsh A man in his 60s has died in a single-vehicle collision that happened in Curracloe at approximately 10.35am today. He was the only occupant in the car. The man was taken to Wexford General Hospital where he later passed away. A post mortem will be conducted. Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to thisContinue reading “Man (60s) dies in Curracloe collision”

Arrests for drug trafficking in Enniscorthy

By Dan Walsh Two people, a man and a woman, both aged in their 20’s, were arrested this morning (Sunday) in relation to the seizure of approximately €160,000 worth of suspected cocaine in Enniscorthy on Friday. At around 6.20pm on Friday evening, Gardaí searched a residence in Enniscorthy and found the suspected cocaine.  The cocaineContinue reading “Arrests for drug trafficking in Enniscorthy”

€160,000 drugs seized at Enniscorthy

By Dan Walsh Gardaí have seized approximately €160,000 of suspected cocaine during a search in Enniscorthy. As part of Operation Tara, a residence in Enniscorthy was searched under warrant on Friday evening by Gardaí from the Wicklow Detective and Drugs Units, Enniscorthy Detective Unit and the South Eastern Region Armed Support Unit. A Garda spokespersonContinue reading “€160,000 drugs seized at Enniscorthy”

Teenager missing from Enniscorthy

Gardaí in Enniscorthy are appealing to the public for assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 17 years old Gessica Batulescu, who is missing from the Enniscorthy area since Friday. Gessica is described as 5ft 5ins in height, of slim build with long black hair. When last seen she was wearing a blue jacket, black jeansContinue reading “Teenager missing from Enniscorthy”

Charged with theft in Gorey

By Dan Walsh A female was arrested and charged with theft and handling stolen property after Gardaí recovered €3,000 worth of property under ‘Operation Thor’ as part of an ongoing investigation into organised thefts across Co. Wexford. Gardaí from the Detective and Uniform Units in Gorey recently conducted a search under warrant of an addressContinue reading “Charged with theft in Gorey”