‘Shop Enniscorthy Support Local’ campaign launched

By Dan Walsh The much anticipated ‘Shop Enniscorthy, Shop Local, online or on the street’ public information campaign to encourage the community to spend locally is launched. Supported by Enniscorthy & District Chamber, Enniscorthy Business Association, and the Municipal District Council, all three partners joined forces with the aim to retain as much consumer spendContinue reading “‘Shop Enniscorthy Support Local’ campaign launched”

Covid cancels Santa’s Enchanted Castle

By Dan Walsh Enniscorthy’s popular Santa’s Enchanted Castle family Christmas experience, due to commence on November 21st, has been cancelled. Cathaoirleach of Enniscorthy Municipal District Council, Cllr Barbara-Anne Murphy said; “No doubt there will be disappointment among local children. When Government restrictions levels are clarified in early December Santa will make sure to conjure upContinue reading “Covid cancels Santa’s Enchanted Castle”

Anti-social ‘grave robbers’

By Dan Walsh Anti-social behavour raises its ugly head in many forms, but few acts of destruction are as despicable as damage to family graves in lonely graveyards. Matters of this nature were raised at Monday’s meeting of Enniscorthy Municipal District Council held under Covid-19 government guideline restrictions in the Riverside Park Hotel. Cllr JohnContinue reading “Anti-social ‘grave robbers’”

Quad vandalism returns to Vinegar Hill

By Dan Walsh Cllr John O’Rourke raised concerns about quad bike damage on Vinegar Hill where a special place of historical tourism is being ‘degraded by louts’ at the September meeting of Enniscorthy Municipal District Council held in the Riverside Park Hotel under Covid-19 government restrictions. District Manager Ger Mackey told the members that theContinue reading “Quad vandalism returns to Vinegar Hill”

1,000s of litres of water saved in Enniscorthy

By Dan Walsh Working in partnership with Wexford County Council, Irish Water’s Leakage Reduction Programme Find and Fix Scheme was stepped up in Enniscorthy in late June in a bid to tackle leakage levels around the town. The programme has been a huge success and has resulted in the saving of thousands of litres ofContinue reading “1,000s of litres of water saved in Enniscorthy”

Council plan to lease Enniscorthy Courthouse

By Dan Walsh The recently renovated 18th century heritage building, Enniscorthy Courthouse, will be leased by Wexford County Council to Dublin city-based Opus Services for ten years at an annual rent of €59,160. There is provision for adjusted lower rent until the company grows its number of employees. This information was provided at the recentContinue reading “Council plan to lease Enniscorthy Courthouse”

Templeshannon link features new footbridge

By Dan Walsh There is an urgency to progress ambitious plans for a new footbridge over the River Slaney linking east and west and bonding an integral part of the proposals for the redevelopment of the Templeshannon area of Enniscorthy. Last Monday’s monthly meeting of Enniscorthy Municipal District Council featured a presentation on the TempleshannonContinue reading “Templeshannon link features new footbridge”

Restoration of speed limits on old N11

There is positive feedback from road users towards the re-introduction of the 100 km per hour speed limit along the old N11 which comes into effect in mid-July. The speed limit had been adjusted when the M11 opened last summer causing consternation to some road users. “The change to the Speed Limits is something thatContinue reading “Restoration of speed limits on old N11”

Final battle facing 1798 Rebellion Centre

By Dan Walsh At the June meeting of Enniscorthy Municipal District Council it was revealed that sale had been negotiated with a local businessman, and all remaining exhibits would be totally removed from the National 1798 Rebellion Centre at Enniscorthy, subject to the deal being passed by a full meeting of Wexford County Council. ItContinue reading “Final battle facing 1798 Rebellion Centre”

Council backs footfall plan for Enniscorthy

By Dan Walsh Market Square and adjoining streets, Rafter St and Slaney St., and Templeshannon from the old bridge as far as the entrance to the swimming pool, is to be  pedestrianised from 7pm to 11.30pm every Friday, Saturday and Sunday with Monday, June 29th as the most likely commencement date. The temporary measure isContinue reading “Council backs footfall plan for Enniscorthy”