Walking trails taking their time!

By Dan Walsh at Enniscorthy Municipal Council meeting Walking trails come under the spotlight at today’s monthly meeting of Enniscorthy Municipal District Council and members were informed that the extension to the Riverside Walk or the Country Walk which received €200,000 in funding may be delayed by up to a year before the proposed 600-metreContinue reading “Walking trails taking their time!”

€8m plan for changes to Enniscorthy town centre?

By Dan Walsh at Wexford County Council meeting Cllr Jackser Owens has described as “an eyesore” the present streetscape at the derelict so-called Murphy-Flood’s site in Enniscorthy town centre and is calling for fresh hording to cover up the ‘eyesore’. He made the call at last month’s meeting of Enniscorthy Municipal District Council and magnifiedContinue reading “€8m plan for changes to Enniscorthy town centre?”

25 car parking spaces planned at Bellefield Road

By Dan Walsh Wexford County Council today announced to WexfordLocal.com the proposed development of a new public realm space at Bellefield Road, Enniscorthy. The development will be on land which is being made available to the Council for public use by the Rapparees Starlights GAA Club, adjacent to the new car park entrance to theContinue reading “25 car parking spaces planned at Bellefield Road”

Environmental issues holding up flood scheme

By Dan Walsh at Enniscorthy Municipal District Council meeting Enniscorthy Flood Relief Scheme was back on the agenda as a matter of priority at yesterday’s monthly meeting of Enniscorthy Municipal District Council where Cathaoirleach Cllr Aidan Browne favours the building of the new bridge first and it emerged that the OPW has placed the futureContinue reading “Environmental issues holding up flood scheme”

Plans for 22 CCTV cameras in Enniscorthy

By Dan Walsh Wexford Co. Council proposes to install a new closed circuit television system in Enniscorthy Town Centre to replace the existing CCTV system. It is proposed to install 22 CCTV cameras at locations within Enniscorthy Town which have been agreed with An Garda Siochana. A spokesperson for Wexford County Council said; “The purposeContinue reading “Plans for 22 CCTV cameras in Enniscorthy”

Enniscorthy remembers the Easter Rising

By Dan Walsh at Enniscorthy Cathaoirleach of Enniscorthy Municipal District Council Cllr Aidan Browne recalled the local events of the Easter Rising of 1916 and laid a wreath at the ’98 memorial during the annual commemoration in Market Square this morning. Cllr Browne said it was an honour to preside at the 107th anniversary ofContinue reading “Enniscorthy remembers the Easter Rising”

Enniscorthy remembers Easter 1916

By Dan Walsh The 107th anniversary of the Easter Rising in Enniscorthy, 1916, will be remembered in the annual commemorative event organised by Enniscorthy Municipal District Council on Easter Monday. Ceremonies will commence with a celebration of Mass in St. Aidan’s Cathedral at 10am followed by a procession to Market Square where Cathaoirleach Cllr AidanContinue reading “Enniscorthy remembers Easter 1916”

Learn to Cycle Park opens in Enniscorthy

By Dan Walsh at Enniscorthy A purpose-built facility to equip children to learn the skills to cycle safely on public roads was officially opened on Friday morning at the Learn To Cycle Park at Enniscorthy. Believed to be the first of its kind in the country, the project was the brainchild of former Enniscorthy-based DistrictContinue reading “Learn to Cycle Park opens in Enniscorthy”

Is nothing sacred in the Peace Park?

By Dan Walsh Anti-social behaviour in the Orchard Peace Park at Enniscorthy was again on the minds of members at last Monday’s monthly meeting of Enniscorthy Municipal District Council where Cllr Jackser Owens described the “disgraceful and mindless vandalism” at the nun’s graveyard. Cllr Owens said that eight headstones had been damaged in recent weeks.Continue reading “Is nothing sacred in the Peace Park?”

Enniscorthy welcome for Neville Shaw

By Dan Walsh at Enniscorthy Municipal District Council Enniscorthy Municipal District Council has a new Senior Executive Engineer with responsibility for water, Neville Shaw, who attended his first meeting at the Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy, today and was accorded a friendly welcome. First to congratulate Mr. Shaw was Cllr Jackser Owens who “wished him the bestContinue reading “Enniscorthy welcome for Neville Shaw”