“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”

Wexford company buys City Square

By Dan Walsh Reported exclusively in the Waterford News & Star newspaper this week is the business news that Wexford-based construction company William Neville & Sons has purchased Waterford’s largest retail complex, City Square, for approximately €18 million. The company, who also own The Tower Hotel on the Mall, signed contracts in the last fewContinue reading “Wexford company buys City Square”

Glanbia acquires full ownership

By Dan Walsh Glanbia Co-operative Society Limited (“Glanbia Co-op”) has last Friday (April 1st) confirmed the completion of the transaction to acquire full ownership of Glanbia Ireland DAC. This follows the overwhelming approval of the proposed transaction by Glanbia Co-op shareholders at a Special General Meeting on December 17th 2021. Glanbia Ireland previously operated asContinue reading “Glanbia acquires full ownership”

€2.8m revamp at Aldi Wexford Trinity Street

By Dan Walsh Aldi today (Thursday) unveiled its newly revamped and extended Wexford Trinity Street store following a €2.8 million overhaul and the store has been redesigned to be as environmentally friendly as possible and powered by 100% green electricity. Over the past number of months the store has undergone a complete refurbishment, including theContinue reading “€2.8m revamp at Aldi Wexford Trinity Street”

A Wexford student could become a Chartered Star!

Chartered Accountants Ireland has launched a call for young members and students in County Wexford to apply to become the profession’s next Chartered Star. The winner will secure a place to attend the One Young World summit in Tokyo in May, representing Chartered Accountants Ireland and Chartered Accountants Worldwide on the world stage alongside internationalContinue reading “A Wexford student could become a Chartered Star!”

Early closing dampens the spirit of Christmas!

By Dan Walsh The spirit of Christmas present faded at 8 o’clock tonight when the early closing time called for restaurants, bars and cafés came into effect as part of the new restrictions aimed at assisting the health service cope with the spread of the Omicron variant. Other restrictions include indoor events scheduled earlier inContinue reading “Early closing dampens the spirit of Christmas!”

Aldi reopens €2.5m Wexford town store

By Dan Walsh Aldi has unveiled its newly revamped and extended Newtown Road store, in Wexford town, following a €2.5 million overhaul. There are also 86 car park spaces available to Aldi shoppers, along with a bicycle rack stand. The store overhaul and extension has created four new permanent jobs in the local area inContinue reading “Aldi reopens €2.5m Wexford town store”