Tirlán opens regional HQ in Kilkenny

By Dan Walsh Tirlán, formerly known as Glanbia Ireland, the world-class food and nutrition co-operative, with a diverse portfolio of quality ingredients, leading consumer and agri brands, today officially opened its new headquarters and collaborative hub at Abbey Quarter, Kilkenny. The new offices are designed as a blended workplace in line with Government aims onContinue reading “Tirlán opens regional HQ in Kilkenny”

New €12m hotel and golf course for Curracloe

By Dan Walsh The Neville Hotel Group has commenced a new €12 million development at Kilmacoe, located outside the village of Curracloe, that will incorporate 50 bedrooms, a bar, restaurant, spa, leisure centre and an 18-hole championship golf course into the resort. The new hotel is expected to open in late 2023, while the secondContinue reading “New €12m hotel and golf course for Curracloe”

26 jobs to go at Enniscorthy

By Dan Walsh Twenty-six staff members are facing lay off at DB Enniscorthy, formerly ClearStream Technologies, who employs more than 490 people in the Enniscorthy North Business Park at Moyne Upper. Employees affected were informed of the lay-offs, which the company has described as temporary, at meetings today (Thursday). According to a spokesperson for BD;Continue reading “26 jobs to go at Enniscorthy”

Wexford Mum launches new nappy business

By Dan Walsh Work at home mum Kate Doyle from Enniscorthy opened The Nappy Market online last December to give Irish parents a choice when it comes to buying nappies. One million disposable nappies go into landfill in Ireland every day and they take 500 years to break down and Kate hopes making reusable modernContinue reading “Wexford Mum launches new nappy business”

New €12m hub opens in Wexford town

By Dan Walsh A company of international repute and founded 60 years ago, Nolan Transport, originally from New Ross, officially opened a new 35-acre, €12 million Global Logistics Park at Drinagh on the Rosslare Road, south of Wexford town, creating 30 new jobs in the process, today (Wednesday). The world has seen unprecedented demand forContinue reading “New €12m hub opens in Wexford town”

Tributes to well-known Wexford businessman

By Dan Walsh Many tributes are being paid to the well-respected, well-known and successful Wexford town businessman, Michael Tierney, who passed away on Friday morning following a brave battle with Motor Neurone Disease. Mr Tierney and his family owned many landmark businesses in Wexford town, including The Centenary Stores, which opened in October 1988, TheContinue reading “Tributes to well-known Wexford businessman”

“Missed opportunity for Enniscorthy”; Cllr Browne

By Dan Walsh at Enniscorthy Municipal District Council meeting Cathaoirleach of Enniscorthy Municipal District Council, Cllr Aidan Browne, told today’s monthly meeting that he was “very disappointed at a missed opportunity” for Enniscorthy after Wexford County Council refused a planning application for an Agri-Tourism Development proposed by Slaney Farms Produce Ltd at Templescoby, approximately sixContinue reading ““Missed opportunity for Enniscorthy”; Cllr Browne”

Six Wexford charities receive ALDI grants

By Dan Walsh A total of six Wexford-based charities and community groups have become the latest beneficiaries of ALDI’s Community Grants programme, with each charity receiving a €500 grant from the ALDI store teams in Co. Wexford. Receiving the €500 grants are Wexford Marine Watch, Raheen National School, Irish Red Cross, Talk to Tom andContinue reading “Six Wexford charities receive ALDI grants”

200 gather for Wexford bookstore extension

By Dan Walsh in Wexford town Two hundred people attended the enlargement and opening of a spacious extension to Red Books, a popular local bookstore in Wexford’s St Peter’s Square last Tuesday evening.  In an age when many had written off physical bookshops as being feasible, veteran bookseller Anton O’Broin, who cut the ribbon onContinue reading “200 gather for Wexford bookstore extension”

Sod turned on €200m continental cheese site

By Dan Walsh The sod was turned at the site of a new continental cheese facility being built at Belview in south Kilkenny today. The sod-turning was performed by Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar and Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue. This strategically important national project willContinue reading “Sod turned on €200m continental cheese site”