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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 6°C

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# Wexford
Paschal Donohoe says Verona Murphy wasn't made to apologise by Fine Gael
Donohoe also said that Murphy’s views on immigration were not known by the party ahead of the by-election campaign.
# Interview
Verona Murphy: 'Do we have to wait for a London Bridge incident on Wexford Bridge?'
The former Fine Gael candidate says she has been called racist for ‘raising security issues’.
# Laois
Seven-point win for O'Connor's Kildare while Wexford taste defeat again with Galvin
The O’Byrne Cup action continued today.
# enniscorthy
Woman (80s) dies in early morning house fire in Co Wexford
Emergency services attended the scene shortly before 7am this morning.
# white island
Irish woman included on list of survivors in New Zealand volcanic eruption
The Department of Foreign Affairs said it was aware of the case.
# Round-Up
Longford edge out O'Connor's Kildare as Wexford suffer defeat under Galvin
There were four O’Byrne Cup games down for decision today.
# Lessons learned
A Fine Gael flop, a mini Green wave and nine other things we learned from the by-election results
The day also brought a surprise victory for Sinn Féin and success for Fianna Fáil.
AS IT HAPPENED
Fianna Fáil claim two by-election seats and it's one each in Dublin for SF and the Greens
Fine Gael come away empty-handed after the party failed to hold onto the seat vacated by Frances Fitzgerald.
# Eye of the tiger
'Not an official Fine Gael video': Ministers grilled on Verona Murphy's last-ditch Rocky themed clip
The video says was “produced by supporters of the Verona Murphy campaign” and was shared by the candidate.
# count day
The votes have been cast - so when are we likely to know the results of the four by-elections?
Counting is set to begin this morning.
# enniscorthy
Over 38,000 cigarettes worth around €26k seized during search of home in Co Wexford
The search was carried out at a home in Enniscorthy yesterday.
# get the brolly
High tides and plenty of rain expected in Wexford, Cork and Waterford
There is a high risk of flooding in Cork city tonight, the council has said.
# Wexford by-election
Flanagan says it was 'entirely appropriate' for Verona Murphy to visit an asylum seeker reception centre
He denied that vulnerable people in the centre were exploited for the sake of a political apology.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Leo Varadkar withdraw his support for Verona Murphy ahead of the by-election?
The Fine Gael Wexford candidate previously made comments linking migrants in Ireland to terror group ISIS.
# Wexford
Pressure on Taoiseach to remove support for Verona Murphy after migrant comments
Party members have condemned her comments but say it is too late in the game to remove party support.
# By-election
Taoiseach 'has spoken to' under-fire FG candidate Verona Murphy about her comments on migrants
Murphy has made a number of controversial comments about refugees in the past number of days.
# the model county
CAMHS and a candidate's controversial remarks: Here's the lowdown on the Wexford by-election
The contest is for the seat vacated by Mick Wallace.
# Wexford
Fine Gael candidate Verona Murphy issues second apology as more asylum seeker remarks emerge
It follows an apology this morning for comments she made on RTÉ yesterday.
# direct provision
FG candidate Verona Murphy apologises for saying some asylum seekers need to be 'deprogrammed'
Murphy is a candidate in the upcoming Wexford by-election.
# teenage dreams
The 17-year-old Irish starlet set for America
It’s been a whirlwind few months for Blessing Kingsley, topped off by FAI Cup glory last Sunday.
# aviva fever
'A great spectacle for women's football' - Wexford's FAI Cup-winning boss
Tom Elmes says his players would rather play in an empty Aviva Stadium than a smaller venue on the biggest day of the year.
# Pride of Wexford
'I still think people haven’t seen the best of me and there’s more to come'
Wexford Youths star Rianna Jarrett and her manager Tom Elmes discussed her future after yesterday’s FAI Cup final.
# interesting addition
Davy Fitz adds a pillar of his 2013 All-Ireland win at Clare to Wexford backroom team
Brendan Bugler comes on board as a selector.
# Convicted
'Depraved': Child rapist jailed for seven years
The survivor of the attack was the man’s then-girlfriend’s younger sister, who is waiving her anonymity.
# Detector dog
More than 24,000 cigarettes and almost 20kg of tobacco seized by Revenue
The products were seized after two separate searches in Wexford and Tipperary.
# north slobs
Man fined €500 for illegally hunting hares in Wexford reserve
The man was fined at a hearing at Wexford District Court on 30 September.
# Missing Person
Appeal for information about 31-year-old man last seen in Wexford on Saturday
Stephen Kehoe was last seen at Rock Lane in Newbawn, Co Wexford.
# Wexford
Four teenagers arrested over Courtown alleged assaults released without charge
A file will now be prepared for the DPP.
# Courtown
Four teenagers arrested on suspicion of rape in Co Wexford
All four males, one adult and three juveniles, are being detained in garda stations in the South East.
# Drugs
Suspected MDMA worth €200,000 seized in Co Wexford
The drugs were seized after a car failed to stop at a garda checkpoint early this morning.
# Criminal Assets Bureau
CAB seizes two jet skis, Rolex watches and mini phones in organised crime raids
CAB conducted searches of eight locations in Wexford and Dublin this morning.
# Eoin Kennedy
Gardaí and family have 'serious concerns' for 13-year-old boy missing from Co Wexford
Eoin Kennedy was last seen this morning in Gorey.
# the decision
'Listen, my heart is torn': Davy Fitzgerald will decide future this week amid Galway rumours
The 48-year-old has been heavily linked with the vacant Galway job.
# November Gain
State of the (very early) race: Here's how the parties are shaping up ahead of the by-elections
By-elections are notoriously difficult for government parties but Fine Gael has been preparing.
# dream team
Joining forces with 'deep thinker' Galvin and helping the club survive relegation at 40
Matty Forde will work with the Kerry legend on the backroom team for the Wexford footballers.
# RIP
Woman (50s) dies after car crash in Wexford
A crash between two cars happened at Kilnamanagh, Oulart, Co Wexford, this afternoon at around 1.30pm.
# Gorey
Man (20s) killed in single-vehicle crash in Wexford
Gsoc has been informed of the crash and are examining the circumstances.
# Budget Talks
Micheál Martin says there would 'need to be' a carbon tax in Budget 2020
A climate change focus in the Budget will be necessary, said Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin.
# Roundup
Lyons hat-trick sees Drogheda chase top spot while Douglas header snatches Bray a point
Drogheda United closed the gap on Shelbourne to two points with a 6-0 hammering of Wexford.
# big apple small ball
2018 All-Ireland hurling champions and 2019 finalists New York-bound for Super 11s
Limerick, Kilkenny, Tipperary and Wexford will all line out at Citi Field, Queens, on 16 November.