Taps are safe in Enniscorthy again!

By Dan Walsh The Boil Water Notice issued on May 23rd has been lifted with immediate effect and all consumers on the Enniscorthy Public Water Supply can now resume normal use of the water supply for drinking, food preparation and brushing teeth. Irish Water, working in partnership with Wexford County Council, made the announcement thisContinue reading “Taps are safe in Enniscorthy again!”

Boil Water Notice for 11,187 Enniscorthy consumers

By Dan Walsh A Boil Water Notice has been issued by Irish Water and Wexford County Council following consultation with the Health Service Executive (HSE) to protect the health of approximately 11,187 consumers supplied by the Enniscorthy Public Water Supply scheme. This notice applies to all consumers on the Enniscorthy Public Water supply.  Irish Water’sContinue reading “Boil Water Notice for 11,187 Enniscorthy consumers”

Ballindaggin Boil Water Notice is lifted…after 12 weeks!

By Dan Walsh Following consultation with the Health Service Executive, Irish Water and Wexford County Council the boil water notice issued on the Ballindaggin Public Water Supply Scheme on March 9th last has been lifted with immediate effect. Customers have been notified following the completion of remedial works on this supply and receipt of satisfactoryContinue reading “Ballindaggin Boil Water Notice is lifted…after 12 weeks!”

New 96-bed extension at Wexford Hospital

By Dan Walsh Plans are at an early stage for the construction of an MRI scanner unit and a 96-bed ward extension at Wexford General Hospital included within the HSE 2022 Capital Plan. Wexford TD and Minister of State for Law Reform James Browne said today; “Everyone across County Wexford knows the importance of theContinue reading “New 96-bed extension at Wexford Hospital”

‘Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink’

By Dan Walsh This is a famous line from ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ a poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, (1772-1834, English poet) and suggests that ‘despite being surrounded by something you cannot benefit from it’. It is an interesting theory – a bit like support local! I learned that quote at primary school…Continue reading “‘Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink’”

HSE should reverse Gorey healthcare decision

By Dan Walsh Public representatives in Gorey are calling on the Heath Service Executive (HSE) to reverse a decision that the popular Saturday Morning Urgent Care Service at The Palms medical practice at The Avenue, Gorey is to cease after 68 years! It is understood that the HSE have ceased payments for the Urgent CareContinue reading “HSE should reverse Gorey healthcare decision”

Kilanerin Vaccination Centre opened today

By Dan Walsh The eagerly anticipated Kilanerin Vaccination Centre opened its doors today and activity got off to a good start in the community centre where ten vaccination booths have been created for the Covid-19 HSE programme. The new centre has the capacity to offer 1,200 vaccinations a day, operating 8am to 8pm and cateringContinue reading “Kilanerin Vaccination Centre opened today”

New Vaccination Centre at Kilanerin

By Dan Walsh Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has announced the welcome news that the HSE has secured a site for a new vaccination centre that will serve both south Wicklow and north Wexford at Kilanerin Community Centre. The new centre is expected to be fully operational by the middle of June and will haveContinue reading “New Vaccination Centre at Kilanerin”

HSE ‘slap in the face’ to people of Wexford

By Dan Walsh There is frustration at Wexford General Hospital where it has emerged that €250,000 publicly raised for a state-of-the-art MRI machine two and a half years ago has been ignored by the HSE and is left in the Friends of Wexford General Hospital bank account. Speaking on local radio earlier this week, DirectorContinue reading “HSE ‘slap in the face’ to people of Wexford”

Wexford General Hospital “mismanagement”; Deputy Murphy

By Dan Walsh Waiting lists concerns at Wexford General Hospital were aired on tonight’s edition of RTE’s Prime Time by Wexford Independent Deputy Verona Murphy who was on the programme to comment on today’s Covid-19 plan announcement by An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin. Deputy Murphy said the people have lost confidence and Level 5 is notContinue reading “Wexford General Hospital “mismanagement”; Deputy Murphy”