Council backs 421-unit development in Gorey

By Dan Walsh at Gorey Civic Centre Members of Gorey Kilmuckridge Municipal District Council today gave their full backing to an application to An Board Pleanála for the construction of housing development including 421 residential units on lands at Kilnahue and Gorey Hill, the Carnew Road and Kilnahue Lane at the May monthly meeting heldContinue reading “Council backs 421-unit development in Gorey”

Courtown/Riverchapel public meeting

By Dan Walsh Recently, members of Courtown Community Council attended the Gorey Kilmuckridge Municipal District meeting to make a presentation of past achievements, current concerns and future projects within the Courtown/Riverchapel Area. Following on from this presentation the Courtown group has invited all ten councillors of the Municipal District to attend a meeting with local communityContinue reading “Courtown/Riverchapel public meeting”

Blackwater Parish Hall officially opened

The newly enlarged Blackwater Parish Hall was officially opened this morning by Bishop of Ferns, Most Rev. Ger Nash following celebration of Mass in St. Brigid’s Church with Very Rev. Brendan Nolan, parish priest of Blackwater. Liam Buttle, Chairperson) welcomed guests and members of the community to the event which concluded with refreshments for all.Continue reading “Blackwater Parish Hall officially opened”

Ukraine Ambassador in Gorey

By Dan Walsh in Gorey The Ukrainian Ambassador to Ireland, Her Excellency Ms. Larysa Gerasko, honoured an invitation to visit Gorey today where she thanked everybody for the support of Ukraine and Ukrainians who came to Ireland fleeing the war launched by Russia. Cathaoirleach Cllr Pip Breen said; “It is a great privilege and honourContinue reading “Ukraine Ambassador in Gorey”

Courtown calls for Council support

By Dan Walsh at Gorey-Kilmuckridge District Council Meeting. A deputation from Courtown Community Council were welcomed at last Tuesday’s monthly meeting of Gorey-Kilmuckridge Municipal District Council where they presented the elected representatives and officials with an excellent audio-visual presentation outlining the potential of the coastal area and seeking more encouragement and support for the Courtown-RiverchapelContinue reading “Courtown calls for Council support”

North Wexford prepares for summer season

By Dan Walsh Coastal matters were raised at last Tuesday’s monthly meeting of Gorey-Kilmuckridge Municipal District Council where members were keen to be fully prepared for the tourism season. A range of relevant topics were aired in the Chamber. Cllr Mary Farrell had questions about the beach and dune restoration programme at Morriscastle. She saidContinue reading “North Wexford prepares for summer season”

No vestige remains of Gorey heritage house

By Dan Walsh It was confirmed at last Tuesday’s monthly meeting of Gorey-Kilmuckridge Municipal District Council that the ruins of St. Waleran’s House at Ballytegan, on the outskirts of Gorey, and the associated out-buildings have been demolished. St. Waleran’s was destroyed in an outbreak of fire in June 2018 and the site of the ruinsContinue reading “No vestige remains of Gorey heritage house”

Gorey Local Area Plan extended by three years

By Dan Walsh at Gorey Chamber Due to a lack of resources at Wexford County Council the members of Gorey-Kilmuckridge Municipal District Council, at yesterday’s (Tuesday) March meeting, unanimously agreed to a three-year time frame extension to the Gorey Local Area Plan. Senior Planner at Wexford County Council, Diarmuid Houston, addressing the meeting in GoreyContinue reading “Gorey Local Area Plan extended by three years”

Call for improved dental services in Gorey

By Dan Walsh A call has been made to the Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly TD in relation to a lack of dental services in North Wexford and the need for the HSE to evaluate the problem and take appropriate action. Cllr Joe Sullivan said it has come to his attention that there are onlyContinue reading “Call for improved dental services in Gorey”

Call for more Garda resources in Gorey

By Dan Walsh With the busy St. Patrick’s weekend approaching and significantly increased numbers anticipated in Gorey town and the coastal district and participating in the many activities planned a local councillor has called for extra resources for Gardaí in the North Wexford area. Cllr Andrew Bolger has called on the Department of Justice andContinue reading “Call for more Garda resources in Gorey”