Senior journalist with People Newspapers at Mediahuis Ireland, covering news, human interest stories, social issues, local government, arts and culture, profiles, and special features. Experience over many years in all aspects of regional journalism with the Wexford People, Enniscorthy Guardian, New Ross Standard and Gorey Guardian as well as freelance coverage for national media.
A landmark site in Trinity Street, Wexford, which was granted planning permission for a large apartment complex despite strong objections from residents, has been purchased by the Talbot Hotel Group which revealed that it will not be proceeding with the controversial project.
A purple and gold flag flew at half mast at Toyota headquarters in Dublin for the funeral of Wexford man Nollaig Breen (51) who died six months after his father Gerry and a day after the death of his uncle Laurence.
Tickets have gone on sale for Wexford Light Opera Society’s annual Hits from the Musicals to be held in Clayton Whites Hotel over four nights from Monday, October 31 to Thursday, November 3 during Wexford Festival Opera.
RNLI fundraiser Bernie Mullen is the first recipient of the inaugural Rotary Club of Wexford Sassmannshausen Award created in honour of Jurgen Sassmannshausen, one of the founding members of the club who is now 92 years old.
The reason why a courthouse pay and display car park in Wexford is under-utilised is that people visiting the court insist on parking for free in residential areas and on double yellow lines rather than using it, according to a householder living in the area.
A vulnerable Wexford man who received substantial damages from an accident when he was younger, has claimed in a High Court case that he was coerced by his father into buying a site in Rosslare Strand for €910,000, which was later placed in receivership by AIB and sold to a developer for €80,000.
It would be too expensive for Wexford County Council to provide the exceptional level of electricity required for an annual ice skating rink or occasional larger concerts on the quayfront which are better served by power generators, a senior official has stated.
A display of fashion designer and artist Richard Malone’s response to the life and work of the renowned Italian sculptor Alberto Giacometti will open on August 4 at the National Gallery of Ireland where he has been engaged in a residency since June.
Rosslare Strand man Oisín Colm Kelly (32) who died recently loved appearing on stage and he was given one last round of applause by family and friends as emotional tributes were paid and tears flowed at his funeral Mass in the seaside village where he grew up.
The Wexford Ambassador and retired television presenter Anne Doyle officially launched ‘Classical Women’, a new book by Dr Noel Culleton at an event in Wexford town library which was attended by more than 150 people including the Mayor of Wexford Maura Bell and County Council chairman George Lawlor.
A Wexford councillor who almost collided with another vehicle on the roundabout beside a controversial outdoor dining area at the Thomas Moore Tavern in Cornmarket, has demanded that the person responsible for granting permission for the development be invited to a meeting to explain the decision.
Preliminary work has begun on the major environmental job of removing hundreds of tonnes of silt from Crescent Quay in Wexford which was this week branded a “serious eyesore” by County Council chairman George Lawlor.
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