Active Tribe Courtown set to open soon

By Dan Walsh The former Courtown Adventure & Leisure Centre has found new owners, and will be renamed Active Tribe Courtown, however, the price paid by new owners Active Tribe has not been disclosed, but reliable sources claim the complex was sold for more than €1 million. Active Tribe Courtown is expected to open in the comingContinue reading “Active Tribe Courtown set to open soon”

€136m milk payment for Wexford

By Dan Walsh The value of dairy farming to the rural economy in Wexford and elsewhere is highlighted in new figures from Glanbia Ireland which show the company paid a total of €136 million for milk in the county last year. Glanbia Ireland has 672 farm families supplying milk in Co Wexford. The company deliveredContinue reading “€136m milk payment for Wexford”

Aldi spends €9m with Wexford producers

By Dan Walsh In 2020, Aldi Ireland sourced €9 million of locally produced food and drink from Wexford based suppliers. Aldi partners with 12 Wexford producers including long-term relationships with Irish Country Meats, Stafford’s Bakeries and Green Valley Farms. Last year it began working with five new Wexford suppliers for the first time. Niall O’Connor, GroupContinue reading “Aldi spends €9m with Wexford producers”

“A region moving forward”

By Dan Walsh The Ireland South East Development Office (ISEDO) has welcomed the significant government investment announced for the South East region this week. Waterford’s North Quays is to benefit from over €110 million in funding after the Government signed off on funding for the redevelopment project. Earlier this week it was announced that the South EastContinue reading ““A region moving forward””

Council support for Gorey jobs boost

by Dan Walsh Wexford County Council is delighted to welcome CSC to Co. Wexford, following today’s announcement that the company, one of the world’s largest privately-held businesses providing financial, corporate administration and depositary services to global alternative asset managers and capital markets participants, is to set up its European Centre of Operational Excellence in theContinue reading “Council support for Gorey jobs boost”

75 new Financial Services jobs for Gorey.

Global Business Services provider CSC will establish a new European Centre of Operational Excellence in Gorey, creating 75 jobs over four years. The new roles are for experienced financial services professionals and qualified accountants. This project is supported by the Irish government through IDA Ireland. CSC is one of the world’s largest privately held businessesContinue reading “75 new Financial Services jobs for Gorey.”

Cllr McDonald supports local businesses

By Dan Walsh Heading into the first weekend of Level 3 Covid-19 restrictions, Cllr Lisa McDonald is encouraging support for local businesses, in particular, “our hotels, cafes and restaurants many of whom are offering takeaway services and limited outdoor dining.” Cllr McDonald from Rosslare Municipal District adds; “This is a challenging time but if everyoneContinue reading “Cllr McDonald supports local businesses”

Craanford farmer is new Co-Op Chair

By Dan Walsh The newly elected Chairman of Glanbia Co-Operative Society is a well-known Wexford farmer John G Murphy, Ballinacoola, Craanford, effective from today (Thursday).  Appointed to the Board in June 2010, Mr Murphy, served as Vice-Chairman since June 2nd 2017. He is also Vice-Chairman of the National Dairy Council Board. “I am honoured toContinue reading “Craanford farmer is new Co-Op Chair”