St.Joseph's CBS Parents' Council sends thanks to all the parents and teachers who helped with the recent bag pack fundraiser in Dunnes Stores, Gorey. A total of €856 was raised and will be used to buy books for the book rental scheme.
GOREY Family Resource Centre is currently showing solidarity against domestic violence by taking part in Women's Aid 16 Days of Action.
The songs of Christmas will be performed in the open air when the 'Delightful Dollies' sally forth from Bellefield to sing carols in Enniscorthy's Market Square on Saturday, December 7. The music is due under way at 3 p.m. and all proceeds will be passed to the Slaney search and rescue organisation.
THERE was 'a bit of a do' in Carnew recently, as Carnew Training and Development Centre celebrated Social Inclusion Week by visiting Carnew Community Care.
JUST FOUR months' training helped 26-year-old Carnew man Andrew Dowse complete his first marathon in an impressive time of three hours 21 minutes in Dublin in October.
THE HUSSAIN family from Garden City in Gorey said this week they have passed the halfway point in the Justice for Dave fundraising campaign.
WILD ABOUT, the Artistan food company, established by Fiona and Malcolm Falconer near Monamolin, has won the prestigious Food Producer of the Year Award at the Good Food Ireland Awards.
A Wexford Hotelier was among twenty Irish tourism companies who travelled to China recently to meet and do business with more than 450 top travel agents and tour operators. Liam Anthony Griffin, of the globally renowned Monart Destination Spa took part in Tourism Ireland's Sales Mission to China, taking in cities such as Beijing, Shanghai and Guagzhou.
THEY DON'T do things in small sizes at Gorey Community School, so when the sixth year students appealed for donations for their Shoebox Appeal, they filled a whopping 420 boxes full of gifts.
The pathologist who examined the body of the late Paddy Connors in Enniscorthy has resigned from his public service post.
A new organ for St Aidan's Cathedral in Enniscorthy is the plan for money raised by the second annual Christmas concert in the church on Sunday, December 15 (8 p.m.). Cathedral organist Adrian Doyle confirmed that the 120-year-old instrument which has served the congregation well for almost 120 years is on its last legs.
STAFFORD'S Bakery was announced as the winner of the Industry and Services Award, at last week's Gorey Chamber North Wexford Business Awards.
A crash involving a French au pair and a one-eyed retired lorry driver led to claim and counter-claim at Wexford Court last week before the judge decided that both drivers were to blame.
A GOREY Community School teacher has been praised for stepping in and preventing a sixth year student from being attacked by a group of young men, one of whom was carrying a nunchuck – two sticks attached by a short rope or chain.