Tributes to Gorey actor Garry Lombard

By Dan Walsh Although a solicitor by profession, Garry Lombard was best known for his lifetime of devotion to theatrical matters, both on and off the stage, and the thespian community are shocked at the news of his passing on Wednesday night. He was aged 84 years. A founder and director of Gorey Little Theatre,Continue reading “Tributes to Gorey actor Garry Lombard”

Ed Sheeran mourns loss of his grandmother

By Dan Walsh The death has taken place of Anne Mary Sheeran (née Mulligan), Craanford, Gorey, who is grandmother to internationally renowned singer songwriter Ed Sheeran. She passed away peacefully at Castle Gardens Nursing Home, Enniscorthy, aged 98 years. Ed Sheeran wrote a chart-topping song about his grandmother called ‘Nancy Mulligan’. A nurse from Gorey,Continue reading “Ed Sheeran mourns loss of his grandmother”

Paschal was well-known Gorey businessman

By Dan Walsh Gorey communities are mourning the sad loss of well-known Gorey businessman, Paschal Whitmore, who was laid to rest in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Gorey, following Requiem Mass in St. Michael’s Church, Gorey, yesterday (Wednesday). From The Avenue, Gorey, and formerly of Whitmore Jewellers 37 Main Street, Gorey, Paschal passed away peacefully on Friday,Continue reading “Paschal was well-known Gorey businessman”

Fiadh loses brave battle against illness

By Dan Walsh Easter will be a sad occasion of public heartbreak interspersed with tears, prayers and compassion, and bottomless grief at the news of the sad passing of Fiadh O’Connor, Kilbride, The Ballagh, that occurred peacefully at her home short of celebrating her 5th birthday. Beautiful Fiadh, who had a public and media profileContinue reading “Fiadh loses brave battle against illness”

Tributes to music and history legend Liam Gaul

By Dan Walsh Numerous tributes have marked, the sudden death of accordionist, composer, literary figure, broadcaster, historian and gentleman, to name but a selection, but not all, of the multi-talented and highly respected Wexfordian, Liam Gaul. Wexford Male Voice Choir have paid tribute. “Liam could always be called upon to recount stories of places theContinue reading “Tributes to music and history legend Liam Gaul”

Sad passing of Ceilí (15)

By Dan Walsh Many tributes have been paid to the family, teachers, fellow students and many communities following the death of Ceilí McInerney, (15), which occurred in Crumlin Hospital, Dublin, on Monday. News of her untimely death caused shock and feelings of great loss in The Ballagh and Kilmuckridge communities. A Transition Year student, CeilíContinue reading “Sad passing of Ceilí (15)”

Injured motorcyclist dies

By Dan Walsh A father of three from Campile has passed away following a motorcycle accident that occurred on July 30th 2022. Steven Malone, 33, from Campile sustained serious injuries in a motorcycle collision at the roundabout at Davidstown, (junction N11 and R744) a few miles from Enniscorthy on July 30th. Following the incident StevenContinue reading “Injured motorcyclist dies”

Death of well-known editor Hilary Murphy

By Dan Walsh The death has taken place of editor, journalist, author and founding editor of the Kilmore Parish Journal, Hilary Murphy. A native of Tilladavins, Tomhaggard, his ancestry is rooted in Screen-Curracloe, Hilary began his journalistic career with The Free Press in Wexford town before joining The People Newspapers Group in 1965 and workedContinue reading “Death of well-known editor Hilary Murphy”

Boy 11963 to be laid to rest in Gorey

By Dan Walsh The death has occurred of Gorey resident John Cameron, Oakhill, Ramstown, autobiographer of Boy 11963, a unique account of overcoming almost insurmountable obstacles to find out who he truly was! At only five months old, John Cameron was abandoned in a Dublin orphanage, and fostered out as a child labourer by ageContinue reading “Boy 11963 to be laid to rest in Gorey”

Death of Jackson Owens, (98)

By Dan Walsh The death has taken place of Jackson Owens, (98), who was a director of the Carley’s Bridge Potteries, on the outskirts of Enniscorthy, made famous by the RTE David Shaw-Smith series about traditional crafts called ‘Hands’ which was also shown on various UK channels. Carley’s Bridge Potteries were the oldest in Ireland,Continue reading “Death of Jackson Owens, (98)”