Work will be conducted at the facilities in Wellingtonbridge and Grahormac in Tagoat to help deal with increased capacity.
Fine Gael TD for Wexford hits out an pandemic bonus as “mad, crazy idea”
Deputy Paul Kehoe wants to abandon the idea in place of increasing the State pension for frontline workers instead.
Patients waiting on trolleys at Wexford General back to pre pandemic levels
Latest figures from the INMO show there were 227 people waiting for care at the hospital in September, almost 4 times last year’s figures.
Over 7,000 social isolation calls made to Wexford County Council in 2020
A report has found that 7,350 phonecalls were made to a Community Support hotline relating to incidents of social isolation during the crisis
Sarah Everard murderer and ex-police officer handed rare ‘whole life term’
The judge decided he deserved the toughest sentence available.
Expert warns Ireland should not get rid of all Covid restrictions next month
Dr. Jack Lambert was reacting to latest figures showing that 40 people died of Covid-19 in the last week.
Pilot nightclub event tonight for first time in over 18 months
Digital Covid Certs and Antigen tests will be required to attend the event, which will see a number of DJ’s perform.
Gerry ‘The Monk’ Hutch charged with Regency Hotel murder
He’s accused of the murder of David Byrne during a boxing weigh-in at the Regency Hotel 5 years ago.
Paul kehoe calls on Government to abandon pandemic bonus
He said the 500 euro vouchers were like throwing money around like snuff at a wake.
Homeless support group call for Cold Weather plan for Wexford
They’ve called on Wexford County Council to implement the plan early this year as temperatures drop below 5 degrees.
Residents should be prioritised over data centres for electricity – Sheehan
Councillor Michael Sheehan says power should be for people as EirGrid says there could be major outages between now and 2026.
Suckler cow numbers drop despite overall rise in CSO figures
The Department of Agriculture confirmed plans to limit farmers increasing sucklers in the Suckler Carbon Efficiency Programme under CAP
One in five workers in Ireland earn less than a Living Wage
The Living Wage Technical Group has found employees must earn €12. 90 per hour to have a ‘socially acceptable standard of living’.
Redress scheme to be established for Dromore sex abuse victims
Archbishop Eamon Martin says he finds such behaviour towards children and vulnerable people abhorrent, inexcusable and indefensible.
Council urged to implement Cold Weather Initiative for rough sleepers
Wexford People Helping People says the measures should be put in place right away as the weather has taken a turn in recent days.
Threat of power cuts this winter
Eirgid is warning this winter will be challenging, with possible power outages.
Wexford now has the lowest 7 day incidence rate of Covid-19
Overall the country’s highest incidence rate is in Carlow.
Staff shortages across Wexford in the hospitality sector
There are also problems in other sectors across Wexford including in the building trade, but the hospitality sector is of most concern.
Virus numbers increase again latest figures show
The Department of Health has reported 1,499 new cases of Covid-19.
Confidential help for Wexford drug users
Concerns continue to grow about drug abuse, misuse and misconduct in Wexford.
Wexford TD welcomes plans to aid fleeing Afghans following Taliban takeover
Under the plans, Afghans who are already living here can bring their close family members to reside with them.
Licensed Vinters Assoc say late night fees for bars & clubs should be waived
It says these businesses will hand over 2.2 million euro in total in special exemption fees to the Government before they reopen next month.
Report finds babies organs incinerated without parents consent
The incident took place around the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, and an internal investigation’s now underway.
Summer in the sunny Southeast is over
Tomorrow will be the best day this week with some good sunny spells.
Seaside shop selling €1 million lotto ticket in Rosslare revealed
A seaside store located in the heart of Rosslare has been confirmed as the selling location for Friday night’s Daily Million top prize of €1 million.
Irish motorists reassured: No concerns about petrol shortages here
It comes as many forecourts in England have run dry over the weekend due to panic buying.
College list revealed for 15 pop up on site vaccination centres
The clinics will provide first or second doses to students and staff on a walk-in basis.
Latest Covid hospital figures show rise in patients with disease
It’s an increase of 14 on yesterdays numbers, and shows a 4 percent rise on last Monday’s total.
Government making a push to get more women into politics
It’s allocating €150,000 to political parties to increase female participation in the next Local Elections in 2024.
16% rise in house prices in Wexford
The average price of a three bedroom semi in Wexford is now 251,000 euro.