Ballygarrett gets new water mains

By Dan Walsh Irish Water, in partnership with Wexford County Council, is replacing ageing, problematic water mains in Ballygarret to provide a more reliable water supply and reduce high levels of leakage. The works involve the replacement of approximately 2,300 metres of problematic water mains with new larger capacity modern pipes. The programme to replaceContinue reading “Ballygarrett gets new water mains”

Joe Dixon is Gorey’s Grand Marshal

By Dan Walsh in Gorey Ace photographer and community activist with Cycle Against Suicide, Joe Dixon is the Grand Marshal for the 2022 St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Gorey on March 17th and he proudly accepted the honour at tonight’s launch held in Browne’s Lounge, The Parade, Gorey. This will be the first parade sinceContinue reading “Joe Dixon is Gorey’s Grand Marshal”

Love Gorey or Craanford or Blackwater?

By Dan Walsh Promotion of Gorey and North Wexford going forward was the theme of a presentation to the members of Gorey Kilmuckridge Municipal District Council at last Tuesday’s January meeting held in Gorey Courthouse under Covid-19 guidelines given by Norma Quinsey. Cllr Pip Breen was in the chair. Ms Quinsey gave a detailed accountContinue reading “Love Gorey or Craanford or Blackwater?”

Housing crisis in North Wexford

By Dan Walsh The five-year (2022-2026) Housing For All Plan is being presented to District Councils across the county and the members of Gorey Kilmuckridge Municipal District were given details at the monthly meeting on Tuesday. The policy has four pathways to achieving housing for all; supporting home ownership and increasing affordability, eradicating homelessness, increasingContinue reading “Housing crisis in North Wexford”

Focus on Gorey’s Market House in 2022

By Dan Walsh Gorey’s historic Market House on the Main Street should be prioritised for development during 2022 and there was strong support from members at today’s monthly meeting of Gorey Kilmuckridge Municipal District Council held under Covid-19 guidelines in Gorey Courthouse this afternoon. Cllr Joe Sullivan suggested that the Market House be placed inContinue reading “Focus on Gorey’s Market House in 2022”

Call to end Gorey housing crisis in 2022

By Dan Walsh “Housing is top of the list for 2022 and that’s a promise to the people of North Wexford,” Cllr Joe Sullivan told the members at the December meeting of Gorey-Kilmuckridge Municipal District Council held at Gorey Courthouse in line with Covid-19 guidelines. Cllr Pip Breen was in the Chair. There were aContinue reading “Call to end Gorey housing crisis in 2022”

Talking to the Lamp Post in Gorey

By Dan Walsh In association with Dublin City University Gorey-Kilmuckridge Municipal District and Wexford County Council are engaging with a pilot project using the latest technology to explore smart tourism and public engagement! It’s called Hello Lamp Post. The public is encouraged to engage with objects in local streets in an innovative and playful wayContinue reading “Talking to the Lamp Post in Gorey”

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!”