New ambulance station for New Ross

By Dan Walsh in New Ross The former New Ross Fire Station on Michael Street has been transferred to the HSE for the provision of a new and modern 24-hour Ambulance Station. The news has been confirmed by Cllr Michael Sheehan, Cathaoirleach of New Ross Municipal District Council who told; “I made a commitmentContinue reading “New ambulance station for New Ross”

Arrows ‘just the tip’ of New Ross 2023!

Every New Year’s Day, in a custom resurrected from the Normans, an arrow is cast into the sea to claim the land and waters of the Hook Head area for the year ushering in an era of prosperity. At yesterday’s ceremony, the symbolism of the arrows all going in the same direction into the channelContinue reading “Arrows ‘just the tip’ of New Ross 2023!”

Arrows in the air at Hook Head

By Dan Walsh The ancient traditional ceremony of loading the bow and sending arrows through the air into the Irish Sea symbolising the ports authority over the estuary takes place on New Year’s Day at 1pm and it is a free event with appeal to young and old alike. Leading the challenge will be CllrContinue reading “Arrows in the air at Hook Head”

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”