€100,000 for Enniscorthy streets and shops

By Dan Walsh €100,000 in new funding has been announced for Enniscorthy businesses to upgrade building facades, artwork, murals, lighting, street furniture and canopies. The Streetscape Enhancement Initiative will provide retail and property owners in Enniscorthy with grants they can use to give their business a facelift. The primary aim is to make Enniscorthy moreContinue reading “€100,000 for Enniscorthy streets and shops”

Support scheme for New Ross flooding

By Dan Walsh An Emergency Humanitarian Support Scheme to assist small businesses, sports clubs, community and voluntary organisations, unable to secure flood insurance and affected by recent flooding events in New Ross has been opened. Deputy Paul Kehoe said; “I contacted the Tánaiste as soon as I was aware of the impact of the flashContinue reading “Support scheme for New Ross flooding”

€122,400 for 64 Wexford community groups

By Dan Walsh Community groups responsible for managing walking trails in Wexford will receive grands of €1,000-€3,000 under new funding announced today. Deputy Paul Kehoe welcomed news from the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, that funding of €122,400 will be available to support and improve some 64 walking trails across the Wexford. Deputy KehoeContinue reading “€122,400 for 64 Wexford community groups”

€781k for Wexford lanes and rural roads

By Dan Walsh Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys T.D. has allocated €781.027 to Wexford County Council under the Local Improvement Scheme for 2022. Welcoming the news Deputy Paul Kehoe told WexfordLocal.com;” This extremely positive announcement will see our laneways and non-public roads in Wexford receive improved access to homes, farms and outdoorContinue reading “€781k for Wexford lanes and rural roads”

Minister Browne gets Enniscorthy ‘Rockin’

By Dan Walsh at Enniscorthy Castle Minister of State James Browne TD launched the 2022 Enniscorthy Rockin’ Food and Fruit Festival at a pleasant outdoors reception hosted by Dunnes Stores on the roof of Enniscorthy Castle this evening. Cllr Aidan Browne, Chairman of Enniscorthy Municipal District Council, said he was delighted to be invited toContinue reading “Minister Browne gets Enniscorthy ‘Rockin’”

Call for talks on future of banking

By Dan Walsh Following the decision of AIB to withdraw certain cash services at branches in Gorey and New Ross, Senator Malcolm Byrne, along with his Fianna Fáil parliamentary party colleagues, are looking to meet with the Minister for Finance and AIB to discuss the future of banking services. In a statement to WexfordLocal.com thisContinue reading “Call for talks on future of banking”

Floods funding for Bridgetown

By Dan Walsh Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) Patrick O’Donovan has announced €157,770 of funding to provide demountable flood gates and barriers to affected properties of the Christmas Day flooding in Bridgetown. Cathaoirleach of Rosslare Municipal District Council Cllr Lisa McDonald told WexfordLocal.com; “Having consistently raised the needContinue reading “Floods funding for Bridgetown”

Call for mandatory registration of jet skis

By Dan Walsh Senator Malcolm Byrne has welcomed moves by Government that will require the mandatory registration of jet skis by their owners and that the move will assist where jet skis breach local bye-laws designed to protect swimmers and other sea users. Speaking in Seanad Éireann, Senator Byrne said; “We are coming into theContinue reading “Call for mandatory registration of jet skis”

€31,950 funds for Enniscorthy Tech Hub

By Dan Walsh A series of new initiatives and funding from Government will make remote working more accessible and attractive for Wexford people, according to Fine Gael TD, Paul Kehoe. Deputy Kehoe said: “A series of measures announced by my colleague, Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys, marks a significant development in makingContinue reading “€31,950 funds for Enniscorthy Tech Hub”

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?”