No murals on the walls of Gorey

By Dan Walsh Plans for the Centenary Programme was controversial amongst members at today’s monthly meeting of Gorey-Kilmuckridge Municipal District Council held in the Upton Court Hotel, Kilmuckridge, where Cathaoirleach Cllr Pip Breen was on hand to calm matters. Prior to the meeting, Cllr Fionntán Ó Súilleabhain claims he contacted his Council colleagues seeking theirContinue reading “No murals on the walls of Gorey”

Gorey newspaper making headlines

By Dan Walsh Cllr Diarmuid Devereux told today’s monthly meeting of Gorey-Kilmuckridge Municipal that THE GUARDIAN offices in Gorey is closed and he wanted to say to local journalist Cathy Lee, who was present at the meeting, that it was a great pleasure for us all (fellow members and officials) to have worked with theContinue reading “Gorey newspaper making headlines”

Water woes in Gorey again!

By Dan Walsh Discolouration of drinking water has featured on social media in the Gorey town area today. Wexford County Council text alerts say that discolouration of water may be experienced in Millands and surrounding areas. Water mains flushing is taking place at Millands from 2.30pm to 5pm. A number of investigations are in progressContinue reading “Water woes in Gorey again!”

Gorey water scandal investigation

By Dan Walsh A serious incident that occurred at the Creagh Water Plant in Gorey where 52 people are known to have fallen ill and the matter was discussed at ministerial level last Saturday in Dublin is continuing and WexfordLocal.com has learned that local representatives are to meet with Irish Water management to discuss theContinue reading “Gorey water scandal investigation”

Gorey people fell ill after water issues

By Dan Walsh Cllr Andrew Bolger is demanding that a representative of Irish Water attend the September meeting of Gorey-Kilmuckridge District Council meeting to explain issues around the water quality in the town after it is alleged that several people have become very ill, and in some cases, were referred to hospital. Cllr Bolger toldContinue reading “Gorey people fell ill after water issues”

Addicts are victims of drug crime; Cllr Sullivan

By Dan Walsh Gorey-Kilmuckridge Cllr Joe Sullivan has spoken out about the war on drugs in North Wexford and has concerns about the addicts and the dealers and believes that only by treating addicts with respect and giving them back their sense of pride can the war be won! Cllr Sullivan claims what is neededContinue reading “Addicts are victims of drug crime; Cllr Sullivan”

Jet Ski anger divides Council opinion

By Dan Walsh A contentious failed motion that stated; “We remove the permission for jet ski’s from Courtown bye-laws in line with other beaches in the county.” was defeated by 5 votes to 4 at the June meeting of Gorey-Kilmuckridge Municipal District Council and the issue surfaced again today and once more emotions went skywardsContinue reading “Jet Ski anger divides Council opinion”

Attempt to ban jet ski’s in Courtown fails!

By Dan Walsh A contentious motion moved by Cllr Fionntán Ó Suilleabháin (and seconded by Cllr Joe Sullivan) stating “We remove the permission for jet ski’s from Courtown bye-laws in line with other beaches in the county.” was defeated by 5 votes to 4 at Tuesday’s monthly meeting of Gorey-Kilmuckridge Municipal District Council held withContinue reading “Attempt to ban jet ski’s in Courtown fails!”

Gorey Town Park ‘open for anti-social behaviour’

By Dan Walsh Years of frustration on the length of time taken to complete Gorey Town Park re-development and the escalating cost of the project exploded into anger at today’s monthly meeting of Gorey-Kilmuckridge Municipal District Council held under Microsoft Teams Covid-19 protocols where members were vociferous in calling for a completion of the work.Continue reading “Gorey Town Park ‘open for anti-social behaviour’”

Deal is off at Gorey Market House

By Dan Walsh The future of Gorey Market House is once again uncertain despite negotiations and proposals over a long number of years; however, WexfordLocal.com understands that during discussions at a ‘behind closed doors’ meeting in the town the Chief Executive Officer of Wexford County Council, Tom Enright, informed local councillors that the Council hasContinue reading “Deal is off at Gorey Market House”