Another 8 years before M11 traffic reaches Rosslare?

By Dan Walsh at Wexford County Council Meeting The Oylegate to Rosslare Harbour extension of the M11 was under discussion at the recent Wexford County Council meeting with Cllr Willie Kavanagh, who lives and works in Oylegate, remaking that “it could be another eight years before we see traffic travelling on it.” Cllr Kavanagh alsoContinue reading “Another 8 years before M11 traffic reaches Rosslare?”

Deputy Murphy fuels the headlines

By Dan Walsh Wexford Independent TD Verona Murphy engaged in lively exchanges with An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin, regards massive fuel prices hikes in Leader’s Question Time in Dáil Éireann today and featured strongly on RTÉ News bulletins while celebrated columnist Miriam Lord featured the Wexford women in her writings in The Irish Times. Deputy MurphyContinue reading “Deputy Murphy fuels the headlines”

Verona lauds the women achievers

By Dan Walsh Thirty-six members of the 160-member 33rd Dail are woman and Wexford TD Verona Murphy took the opportunity to speak on the topic of International Women’s Day yesterday (Tuesday). “For the second year running, I am pleased to have an opportunity to speak on the topic of International Women’s Day. In my speechContinue reading “Verona lauds the women achievers”

Enniscorthy Flood Relief scheme is refused

By Dan Walsh The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Michael McGrath T.D, today (Friday), based on the advice of environmental consultants and officials, has decided to refuse the River Slaney (Enniscorthy) Flood Defence Scheme, submitted by the Office of Public Works (OPW). This decision is based on a detailed assessment of the environmental impactContinue reading “Enniscorthy Flood Relief scheme is refused”

South Wexford Christmas Day floods raised in the Dáil

By Dan Walsh Wexford Deputy Paul Kehoe questioned An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin, about “a wall of silence from the Minister (of Agriculture)” in relation to the extensive flooding of lands in south Wexford following torrential rainfall on Christmas Day. Deputy Kehoe was speaking during the Questions on Promised Legislation in Dáil Éireann on Wednesday. DeputyContinue reading “South Wexford Christmas Day floods raised in the Dáil”

€250,000 for Enniscorthy heritage

By Dan Walsh Deputy Paul Kehoe has today welcomed the announcement of €250,000 in funding to renovate the ground floor of a significant heritage building in Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, into a food and community hub under the Historic Towns Initiative. This funding follows a similar grant under the same scheme last year for the renovation of SlaneyContinue reading “€250,000 for Enniscorthy heritage”

€920,914 for four Wexford projects

By Dan Walsh Four Wexford projects will share €920,914 in funding under the Town and Village Renewal funding scheme announced this morning. NEW ROSS receives the highest amount – €500,000- and this project has two elements; Renovating Brennan’s Lane which is the main link from the town centre to the Library Park, Barrack Lane andContinue reading “€920,914 for four Wexford projects”

€4m in budget for Christmas Day floods

By Dan Walsh Wexford County Council has been informed of its 2022 allocation of €23,749,787 for regional and local road funding for Co. Wexford and included is €4 million under the category ‘severe weather’ which will cover some of the damage to roads and bridges in the Christmas Day flooding weather event. Minister for Transport,Continue reading “€4m in budget for Christmas Day floods”

Nearly €6m for Wexford sport groups

By Dan Walsh An amazing record €5,812,989 has been made available for the Sports Capital and Equipment Programme in Co. Wexford and allocated to seventy-one clubs and organisations. On social media, public representatives have been celebrating with their local successful applicants across the county and speaking to WexfordLocal.com Fine Gael TD, Paul Kehoe has welcomedContinue reading “Nearly €6m for Wexford sport groups”

Wexford roads “need emergency assistance”

By Dan Walsh Wexford’s Deputy Johnny Mythen (Sinn Féin) used Dáil Éireann Question Time on Thursday to raise the urgent need for increased Government funding for Wexford County Council to deal with the critical situation of the chronic structurally distressed roads within the county, as verified in a report by the Local Government Audit Service.Continue reading “Wexford roads “need emergency assistance””