School Closures And Events Cancelled Due To Snow Across Co. Wexford

Met Eireann has extended its Orange warning for snow and ice to Co. Wexford.  This is the second most severe weather alert possible.  It will be upgraded to Status Red from 4pm tomorrow in Co. Wexford

All Schools across Co. Wexford will remain closed for the rest of the week and some events are being cancelled or postponed in County Wexford as a result of the severe weather.


Schools Closed:

All Primary and Secondary Schools across Co. Wexford will remain closed on Thursday and Friday.

The Wexford Campus of IT Carlow is closed and will reopen on Monday.  All full time and lifelong learning classes are also cancelled during this time.


Services Closed:

Murrintown Community Childcare (Tots to Teens) and Afterschool Service will remain closed on Thursday and Friday

St Aidan’s Day Services, Milland’s Gorey will be closed until further notice

Grantstown Day Care Centre will remain closed for the next three days.  It will reopen on Monday. However,  residents who need meals and Meals on Wheels will be delivered as normal.

St Louis Day Care Centre, Ramsgrange is closed on Thursday and Friday.

Superstars Stage Academy is cancelled in Enniscorthy on Thursday.

Templeshannon Community & Childcare Centre, The Shannon, Enniscorthy will remain closed for the rest of the week.

The Gorey District Court sitting for Thursday has been cancelled and has been adjourned to Wexford District Court, Belvedere Road, Wexford on Monday 5th March.

UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre, Waterford says a decision has been made to treat a limited number of patients on Thursday, March 1st between the hours of 10am and 1pm. All patients that were scheduled for radiotherapy treatment on Thursday, March 1st and Friday, March 2nd are being contacted with a new appointment time. Please contact 051 337444 if you require any further information.  Meanwhile  Whitfield Hospital says all surgical procedures, consultant clinics and radiology appointments are cancelled until Sunday 4th of March.  For any urgent inquiries call the Whitfield Hospital administration team on 051 359777.

All routes operated by Local Link Wexford have been cancelled on Thursday and Friday.  Further updates on

St. Brigid’s Community Playgroup and afterschool group will remain closed on Thursday and Friday

The St Vincent de Paul Penny Bank will not be open on Friday, it will be back as normal next week (9th March)

New Ross Day Care centre will remain closed on Thursday and Friday. Weather permitting it will be opened again on Monday.

Wexford Credit Union offices will remain closed on Thursday and Friday.  Please check   and stay tuned to South East Radio for further updates.

All of the FDYS Services will be closed on Thursday and Friday.  This will include the Childcare Services in Bunclody Afterschool, Coolcotts Afterschool, Junglebox Childcare Centre, Waterloo Road, Wexford.  Scoil Spraoi na Leanai, Pondsfields, New Ross and Wonderland Childcare Centre, Island Road, Enniscorthy Co. Wexford.

Murrintown Childcare will remain closed on Thursday and Friday

All Bank of Ireland branches across County Wexford will close at 2pm this afternoon (Wed).  Bank of Ireland will review the weather tomorrow stay tuned to South East Radio for further updates.

The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection is aware the severe weather this week may make it difficult for customers whose payment is due on Friday.  Social Welfare payments made on Friday include:  State Pension Contributory & Non Contributory, Widows Pension Contributory & Non Contributory, Guardians Payment,  Invalidity Pension, Disablement Benefit, Blind Pension. The Department has made arrangements with An Post and the Banks to provide Friday payments earlier than usual for customers who may need to collect it. Social Welfare payments due on Friday 2nd will now be available from Thursday 1st March.  Please be advised that Post Offices will close at 1pm on Thursday 1st March.

The Gardens and Grounds at Johnstown Castle will be closed on Thursday and Friday.  It will reopen on Saturday weather permitting.

Enniscorthy Credit Union’s Offices at Abbey Square Enniscorthy, Ballymurn, Murrintown and Taghmon will be closed on Thursday and Friday.  Weather permitting these offices will open again on Saturday.

All Pettitts Supervalu Stores will close at 7pm on Wednesday night.  These stores will open as normal on Thursday but will close at 3pm.  All Pettitts Supervalu Stores will reopen from 1pm on Friday.

The Farmers Market at Abbey Square in Enniscorthy on Saturday has been cancelled.

Wallaces Wellingtonbridge will close all of its outlets at 2pm on Thursday and will re-open at 2pm on Friday.

Wexford Drama Festival has cancelled its performances for Thursday and Friday.  These performances will be rescheduled.

Lidl is closing all stores across County Wexford from 3pm on Thursday.  They will reopen at 1pm on Friday.


Events Cancelled:

New Ross Rugby Club Table Quiz due to be held on Friday 2nd March in the Rugby Club is postponed to a future date.

Marshalstown bingo due on Thursday the 1st is cancelled due to adverse weather and will resume on the 8th March.

Bingo in Bellefield, Enniscorthy is cancelled tonight (Wed)

The cattle sale at Tullow Mart on Friday 2nd of March has been cancelled

Wexford Naturalists’ Field Club’s March lecture “100 Years of Bat Research in Ireland” by Dr Caroline Shiel, which was due to take place on Thursday 1st March, has been postponed. It will now take place in The Pumphouse at Wexford Wildfowl Reserve at 8pm on Thursday 8th March 2018.

The Delightful Dollies Women’s Community Group at Bellefield GAA Complex is cancelled today (Wed)

Askamore Monthly Social Dance on Friday 2nd March has been postponed.

Oylegate Glenbrien GAA Table Quiz due to take place tonight (Wed) in Mernagh’s Oylegate is postponed.

Wexara  (Wexford Active Age) Meeting today (Wed) has been postponed and has been re-scheduled for the 7th March

MS South Wexford Branch has cancelled all physiotherapy and yoga classes for members in Wexford Town and Ramsgrange this week.  The AGM which was due to take place this Sunday 4th March in the Riverbank Hotel, Wexford, has also been cancelled and will be rescheduled.

Bingo in Fethard is cancelled on Thursday night.

‘Terra Nostra’: Perspectives on Landscapes, exhibition due to be opened this Friday in Wexford County Council’s Offices, Carricklawn, will now be officially opened on Friday 9th March, 6pm.

Monthly dancing in Camross Ballroom is cancelled this Friday night

The Redmond Commemorative events scheduled for Sunday and Sunday in Wexford Town Library and St. John’s graveyard have been postponed.

The Christy Moore Concert in the Riverside Park Hotel in Enniscorthy scheduled for Friday night will now take place on Sunday night March 4th.  The tickets will be valid for the new date.

The monthly music night at Jack’s Tavern in Camolin is cancelled – the next music night will be held in Oulart Hill bar on Thursday April 5th








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