It is ‘Shocking’ and ‘offensive’ that the DPP has decided not to prosecute officials responsible for the care of Grace.
Coastal erosion “major problem” in County Wexford
Between 1 and a half to 2 metres of land is disappearing along the Wexford Coast every year.
Cigarettes worth over 3 million euro seized at Rosslare Europort
They were found during the search of a Dutch registered truck that disembarked a ferry from Cherbourg in France on Saturday.
Wexford Mental Health services and projects invited to apply for funding
The scheme is open to small organisations to fund one-off projects that are in-line with the government’s mental health strategies.
Wexford farmers will be represented tomorrow when IFA meets Lidl
IFA President Tim Cullinan says they want the price of meat increased otherwise some will just throw in the towel.
One or two bedroom units needed if Wexford is to take advantage of inward investment
Councillor Maura Bell says if we want to grow the jobs market here, we need to give the people somewhere affordable to stay.
Leinster Camogie Final Preview with Oulart The Ballagh’s Anais Curran
One of the rising stars of Wexford Camogie joined us as her club aim to go back to back in the Leinster Camogie Championship
Debate continues on reopening of Rosslare to Waterford rail line
The chairman of the Rosslare District Jim Moore has called on Eamon Ryan to make a business case for bringing the line back into use
Kilkenny Gardai appeal for information on Glenmore crash
A woman in her 40s died after the car she was driving collided with another on the N25 at Gaulstown in Glenmore on December 1st
Multi car incident reported at Ferrycarrig with traffic delays on N11
Traffic is heavy both directions on the N11 as a result you’re advised to avoid the area and use an alternative route if possible.
Motor fuel prices in Wexford saw two cent rise at filling stations overnight
Motorists can expect more price hikes as the Russia/Ukraine crisis deepens.
51% of people say they will live their lives differently post pandemic
A week on from the lifting of restrictions almost half say they will continue to socially distance and wear face masks, even when it’s not mandatory.
Bishop of Ferns says declining levels of priests could see change in the Church
There are 49 parishes in the Diocese, 2 of which are without a priest.
In-person St Patrick’s Day parades to return in 2022
With the lifting of most Covid-19 restrictions recently, Wexford County Council has taken the decision that all parades can go ahead.
Job seekers payments will no longer be paid into bank accounts
Making the announcement, Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys says the move will also reduce fraud.
Government announces one off electricity subsidy scheme
A government payment to all households to reduce the cost of energy bills has been described as ‘meagre’ and ‘insulting’ by the opposition.
New hotel development for Curracloe
A new hotel is under construction in Currlacloe twenty five years after planning was first sought for it
Drones to be used under new legislation to crackdown on illegal dumping
Fianna Fail Senator Malcolm Byrne who is behind the new anti-littering bill, says it would allow local authorities to tackle those involved in fly-tipping.
Government to bring in new law for employees to request remote working
Anyone working for a company for more than 6 months can apply and the employer has to respond within 3 months.
Government may consider further measures to tackle rising energy costs
The cabinet is meeting to sign off on a scheme which will see €100 knocked off people’s electricity bills.
Leaving Cert teachers should be given formal state assessment guidance
The Department of Education told the committee that it was carrying out ‘reflections’ on the hybrid exam model, which was used last year.
South East Coastguard Service Rescue 117 will remain
All other three bases in Dublin, Sligo and Shannon are also to remain in place.
Charlie Bird visits New Ross to launch “Climb With Charlie” campaign
The visit is to raise awareness on Motor Neuron Disease which last year the RTE broadcaster was diagnosed with.
Major funding for Wexford cycling and walking routes
The government has announced an allocation 4.44 million euro for walking and cycling infrastructure projects in County Wexford.
Rosslare Europort is Ireland’s number one port for direct European freight
Latest figures show that at the end of last year, it saw the highest activity recorded through the Wexford port.
World Health Organisation says pandemic can come to an end this year
Almost 350 million cases have been reported over the past 24 months, with 80 million in the past nine weeks alone.
More talks taking place today on the Leaving Cert format
The Junior Higher Education Minister says a decision will be made much earlier than last year on the Leaving Cert format.
Court rejects Lisa Smith’s call to have charges against her dropped
Following today’s decision to reject her attempt to have those charges dropped, the former Irish soldier’s trial is due to open tomorrow morning.
Health and Safety Authority to carry out farm visits during calving season
196 people have died in farm related incidents over the past 10 years, 38 of which involved livestock.
Employers being advised to consult staff before planning return to workplace
Today sees the gradual return of staff to offices, for those who had been working from home.