An update on Enniscorthy water services

By Dan Walsh at Enniscorthy Municipal District Council meeting Senior Executive Engineer with responsibility for water services in Enniscorthy town and district, Tadhg O’Corcora, presented his final Water Report at the January meeting of Enniscorthy Municipal District Council as he retires after 40 years of local authority service, the last 30 years with Wexford CountyContinue reading “An update on Enniscorthy water services”

Roof blows off at Vinegar Hill toilet

By Dan Walsh at Vinegar Hill The controversial new visitor toilet unit at Vinegar Hill is making the local headlines again! It has been closed on health and safety grounds after part of the roof was blown away recently. The news was shared with the members at last Monday’s meeting of Enniscorthy Municipal District CouncilContinue reading “Roof blows off at Vinegar Hill toilet”

Changes at Enniscorthy Council

By Dan Walsh at Enniscorthy District Council Meeting Tributes were paid to District Manager Ger Mackey and Executive Engineer Tadhg O’Corcora, both of whom attended their last meeting of Enniscorthy Municipal District Council held in the Presentation Centre today. Mr Mackey moves to the Housing Department of Wexford County Council while Mr O’Corcora retires afterContinue reading “Changes at Enniscorthy Council”

Enniscorthy Town Centre Plan?

By Dan Walsh at Enniscorthy Municipal District Council Meeting The ambitious Enniscorthy Town Centre First Plan, believed to be the first of its kind in the country, was first discussed ‘in committee’ and later members demanded that it be favoured by the members before being made public, however, it was adopted at last Monday’s meetingContinue reading “Enniscorthy Town Centre Plan?”

ASBO threatens local bus service

By Dan Walsh There was outright condemnation of anti-social behaviour that is threatening the future of local bus services and Gardaí are investigating a recent incident on the Enniscorthy to Bunclody route, members heard at today’s (Monday) monthly meeting of Enniscorthy Municipal District Council held in the Presentation Centre Chamber. The matter was raised byContinue reading “ASBO threatens local bus service”

Animals on show at Enniscorthy

By Dan Walsh at Enniscorthy The live Christmas Animal Crib returned to Enniscorthy today following a break due to the Covid interruption and it proved a huge hit with families turning out in record numbers. There was a presence of animals at the crib including two-week-old lambs and their mother, an alpaca, Jacob sheep andContinue reading “Animals on show at Enniscorthy”

New Sensory Garden coming to Enniscorthy

By Dan Walsh A new sensory garden proposed for Enniscorthy will be one of the largest in the country and it becomes a step closer with the allocation of €234,000 from the latest round of Town and Village Renewal funding announced yesterday (Wednesday). Wexford TD and Minister of State for Law Reform James Browne TDContinue reading “New Sensory Garden coming to Enniscorthy”

Crowds celebrate the Enniscorthy Christmas lights.

By Dan Walsh at Enniscorthy The largest crowd seen in Market Square for many a day turned out in Enniscorthy for tonight’s much anticipated switch-on of the Christmas lights when Santa Claus visited the town centre for the first time in three years. The bearded celebrity waved and yelled ‘Ho! Ho! Ho! Hit the giantContinue reading “Crowds celebrate the Enniscorthy Christmas lights.”

New Plan for Enniscorthy school front

By Dan Walsh at Enniscorthy Council Meeting Safe Routes to School has prepared an outline plan for the front of St. Aidan’s Primary School at Convent Road, Enniscorthy, it was revealed to members at today’s monthly meeting of Enniscorthy Municipal District Council and accepted by the members proposed by Cllr Barbara-Anne Murphy and seconded byContinue reading “New Plan for Enniscorthy school front”

Housing crisis in Enniscorthy district

By Dan Walsh Cllr Barbara-Anne Murphy echoed the members frustration at the lack of housing in the Enniscorthy district when addressing today’s monthly meeting of Enniscorthy Municipal District in the Presentation Chamber. “I am frustrated to find one house in Enniscorthy – at Marconi Park. This is not good enough. The council is not buildingContinue reading “Housing crisis in Enniscorthy district”