Thirteen female members of a Wexford family walked a combined total of approximately 1,500 kilometres between them as part of a nationwide fundraising campaign which has realised over €1.2 million and counting for Breast Cancer Ireland.
To say that the final months of sixth class were unusual for 12-year-old Harry Kehoe from Coolcotts would be an understatement. Covid-19 robbed him and his classmates of the opportunity to bid a proper farewell before heading off for secondary school.
The forgotten men, women and children buried in unmarked plots in the Paupers' Graveyard in Coolcotts, Wexford, were honoured at a socially distanced memorial service in Rowe Street church this year instead of the annual patron in the cemetery.
The owners of Pettitt's SuperValu in Keywest in Wexford town have moved to clarify their position regarding some staff members being made redundant. While there was some backlash against the store on social media last week, the owners have defended themselves stating that every effort was made to accommodate staff.
While some major question marks had hung over whether this year's pilgrimage, which sees thousands of people travel to Our Lady's Island over the course of a few weeks between August and September, would be able to go ahead, Pilgrimage Director Fr Jim Cogley is now feeling optimistic in the wake of the latest lifting of some Covid-19 restrictions.
Public criticism by local politicians over the delay in Carlow IT securing a site for a new campus in Wexford, has prompted college management to take public representatives and Wexford County Council to task in letters sent to the local authority and to all staff and students.
A Corish Park resident has vowed to take matters into his own hands and block the road outside his house if the council doesn't take proper action to address constant road traffic collisions and damage to residents cars between Trax and the Kennedy Park/Corish Park junction.
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