New €1.8m New Ross Fire Station

By Dan Walsh at New Ross Fire Station Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien T.D. performed the official opening of the new €1.8 million New Ross Fire Station in the Hewitsland area of the town yesterday (Friday). Minister O’Brien acknowledged the great work done by New Ross Fire Service which covers anContinue reading “New €1.8m New Ross Fire Station”

New Ross celebrates Christmas

By Dan Walsh in New Ross There were amazing scenes on the streets of New Ross this evening as families enthusiastically gathered to celebrate the official ‘Switch On’ of the town Christmas lights for the first time in three years. New Ross celebrity Dami Hope, fresh from the ‘Love Island’ television show, joined forces withContinue reading “New Ross celebrates Christmas”

Funding for New Ross project

By Dan Walsh Funding has been announced for the redevelopment of the oil tanks site on the quayside of the River Barrow at New Ross adjacent to the Dunbrody Famine Ship Visitor Centre. Phase two of the New Ross Regeneration Project is costed at €1,017,991 with €814,393 announced by Minister Heather Humphreys from the RuralContinue reading “Funding for New Ross project”

High Hill Norman Gardens open in New Ross

By Dan Walsh in New Ross An area in the 13th century medieval town centre in New Ross has been rejuvenated as the High Hill Norman Gardens and the officially opening took place today with special guest Heather Humphreys T.D., Minister for Rural Community, Rural Development and Special Protection. This exciting and original New RossContinue reading “High Hill Norman Gardens open in New Ross”

New Ross recovering from flash floods

By Dan Walsh There were frightening weather conditions in New Ross this evening as a massive downpour caused flash flooding in the town with uncontrollable water flowing at speed through the streets and causing several inches of flooding along the Quay. Heavy downpours and flooding have hit parts of Ireland as thunderstorms marked the endContinue reading “New Ross recovering from flash floods”

Ambitious plans for New Ross district

By Dan Walsh “Year four is always a pivotal year in the life of the Council. This time next year, we will be cantering into the final stretch of the term into the Local Elections. So, it is important that we set ourselves an ambitious programme that delivers for all the District, that we dealContinue reading “Ambitious plans for New Ross district”

Cllr Sheehan is Chair at New Ross

By Dan Walsh Long serving Fianna Fáil public representative Cllr Michael Sheehan was elected Cathaoirleach of New Ross Municipal District Council at yesterday’s annual general meeting. He succeeds Cllr Bridín Murphy (Fine Gael). Cllr Sheehan said he was honoured to be elected and promised that he would work hard for the betterment of the townContinue reading “Cllr Sheehan is Chair at New Ross”

Cllr Pat Barden is Cathaoirleach for New Ross

By Dan Walsh Adamstown Cllr Pat Barden (Independent) was elected Cathaoirleach of New Ross Municipal District Council at the annual general meeting held on Friday. He succeeds Cllr Michael Whelan (Fianna Fail). Cllr Barden was congratulated by his colleagues and wished well for his coming year in the leadership role, while Cllr Whelan was praisedContinue reading “Cllr Pat Barden is Cathaoirleach for New Ross”

Call for savings option in vaccine roll out.

By Dan Walsh New Ross Fianna Fáil Cllr Michael Sheehan has called on the HSE and the Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly, to call up the civil authorities to assist in the roll out of the Covid-19 vaccines because he believes using “just GP’s and pharmacies is too expensive and too limited.” “I believe thatContinue reading “Call for savings option in vaccine roll out.”

New €1.45m Fire Station for New Ross

By Dan Walsh It may be the worst kept secret in New Ross, but plans for a new fire station at Hewittsland, opposite Tesco, has been given a lifeline with a €1.45 million tender which means the new building will proceed and it’s anticipated it will be operational next summer. It will be a stateContinue reading “New €1.45m Fire Station for New Ross”