'Justice for Dave' gets funds boost
THE HUSSAIN family from Garden City in Gorey said this week they have passed the halfway point in the Justice for Dave fundraising campaign.
Andrew's marathon cheque
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.
Kind-hearted students at GCS pack 420 shoeboxes for children in need overseas
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.
Monart Spa helps develop tourism links with China
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.
Staffords bag top honour
STAFFORD'S Bakery was announced as the winner of the Industry and Services Award, at last week's Gorey Chamber North Wexford Business Awards.
Weapons seized outside school
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.
Josephine has locks shorn to help 'HOPE'
A worrying diagnosis was turned to good use after Josephine O'Dowd from Ballysimon in Monageer discovered that she has cancer.
Recalling a terrible discovery in Drinagh
A SERBIAN people-trafficker convicted of the manslaughter of eight refugees found dead in a shipping container in Wexford in 2001 has been released from custody.
Monamolin's 'Wild About' is Food Producer of the Year
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.
Pulling out all the stops for new cathedral organ
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.