Family-man Billy had many talents
THE TRAGIC death of a Saltmills father-of-two in a work-place accident in Cork last week led to one of the biggest outpourings of grief the area has seen.
Talented musician Jason lived his life to the fullest
THE SUDDEN death of Jason Cooper last week, aged 34, has has occasioned great sadness in his hometown.
Bright future ahead in educational publishing
A County Wexford children's educational publishing company plans to expand in 2014 and to create more jobs both here and abroad in the process.
Dairy farmers to vote on proposal to sell to Glanbia
A €20 million offer is on the table this evening (Tuesday, December 3) as the members of Wexford milk producers (WMP) who own Wexford Creamery decide whether or not to sell out to agri giant Glanbia.
Potential to develop fort even further
THE RICH history of Duncannon Fort, from where King James fled from Ireland having been pursued by William of Orange following the Battle of the Boyne, is a major draw for tourists, and yet the centre remains closed every weekend from September to May, due to funding constraints.
New €7.5m twin school project on Government's priority list for 2014
THE €7.5 MILLION new twin primary school project for New Ross is a major step closer to being completed this week after the project was included in the Government's planned projects list for work to commence in 2014.
Renewal group hard at work on local projects
OVER €20,000 has been raised in Duncannon in the past year through a variety of different fundraising events in aid of a five-year ambitious village renewal plan.
Pod of dolpins put on show off Hook Head
DOLPHINS PUT on an acrobatic show off the south Wexford coast for people who were out on a whale watching expedition.
Spinning yarns at New Ross VC
STORYTELLER NIALL deBurca visited New Ross Vocational College recently for an afternoon of storytelling as part of the JCSP Librarian's Initiative.
Lonergan visits school
SIXTH YEAR Ramsgrange Community School students enjoyed the company of former Mountjoy Governor John Lonergan recently, when he gave them a motivational talk during the busiest year of their academic lives to date.