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# Wexford

Last month
November 2023
Man (80s) dies after being struck by a car in Co Wexford
The incident happened at around 7.30pm yesterday evening.
Wexford FC announce plans for new stadium
Wexford FC are set to move to a new custom-built stadium in Wexford Town with capacity for 4,000 to 6,000 people.’
October 2023
Rain set to continue in Newry overnight following 'biblical' flooding that 'devastated' businesses
The PSNI advised the public to avoid the city today after flooding left roads in hazardous conditions.
Flooding hits homes in Co Wexford as further heavy rain forecast in Ireland
A dinghy was involved in efforts to take people to dry land in the Haven estate in Rosslare.
Rain warning for eight counties following 'significant' flooding in Wexford and part of Cork City
Met Éireann warned that high tides are expected to be very high along all coasts.
Close to €1 million worth of cocaine seized at Rosslare Europort
Over 13 kilograms of cocaine with an estimated value of around €918,000 were discovered when a Bulgarian-registered cab unit was stopped and searched.
In pictures: Children carried from school during evacuation as floods hit south-east
Locals and emergency services tackled the rapidly rising waters throughout the region today.
Buildings evacuated in parts of Waterford and Kilkenny amid heavy flooding
A Status Orange rain warning is in place until 1am for three counties.
Storm Babet: Cork roads remain impassable after 'worst flooding in 40 years'
The storm brought heavy rainfall to counties like Cork and Waterford, leading to major flooding.
Four men appear in court charged in relation to cargo ship cocaine seizure
Judge Roberts remanded all four men in custody to appear in the court again by video link on 10 October.
September 2023
Over €100m worth of drugs on board cargo ship seized by Army Ranger Wing off Irish coast
The boarding is part of the broader investigation in to the beaching of a trawler off Wexford.
'You'll never get the same picture twice': Wexford man captures Northern Lights from back garden
On a clear night and with the right conditions, the lights can be seen from multiple locations around the country.
Race against time to board suspicious vessel in Irish Sea as storm threatens security operation
A major security operation is underway after the boat ran aground off the coast of Wexford.
Security operation underway off Wexford coast as naval service attempt to board stricken trawler
The incident took place off the Wexford coast in the early hours of the morning.
Gardaí make nine arrests and seize €50,000 worth of drugs in series of searches in Wexford
Six men and two women have already appeared before the Courts as part of these investigations, gardaí confirmed.
Dramatic Keating winner caps Cork City comeback against Wexford
Aaron Dodds’ goal had Wexford on the brink of a shock win.
Book of condolence opened in Co Wexford for Irish couple killed in Rome road crash
Local councillor Jim Moore, who is a cousin of one of the deceased, said the community was in a state of ‘stunned silence’.
Man in his 80s dies after taking ill in water off Wexford coast
A man was removed from the water after taking ill but was pronounced dead at the scene.
August 2023
Rossiter names impressive array of backroom figures for Wexford
Inclusion of Ballygunner coach David Franks set to get pulses racing on Slaneyside.
Wexford teenager who died following freak accident at his home will be laid to rest tomorrow
Alex Saunders (14) was rushed from his home after he was found in a garden pool at his home.
14-year-old boy dies following 'tragic' accident at home swimming pool in Co Wexford
Gardaí who attended the scene said they were treating the incident as a ‘tragic accident’.
Mayo and Wexford GAA club games live on TV next weekend
Two games in store on TG4 next Sunday.
Man due in court following seizure of €9.3 million worth of cocaine in Rosslare Port
In total, almost 133 kilograms of cocaine was seized after Revenue officers had profiled an alleged offender.
Court rules that Wexford primary school principal should be reinstated by tomorrow
The judge said that Aodhagan Ó Suird is to be re-engaged as head teacher of Gaelscoil Moshíológ over a decade after he was suspended and then fired from his role.
Man in his 30s arrested over the seizure of €9.3m worth of cocaine in Rosslare Port
Almost 133 kilograms of cocaine was seized after Revenue officers had profiled an alleged offender.
July 2023
Wexford General Hospital's emergency department reopens nearly five months after fire
It is expected to take three to four weeks before full bed capacity is returned to the hospital.
'I love West Cork, I love Wexford... I like seeing grass and being out in fresh air'
Tadhg Furlong says he understands the value of showing some vulnerability.
Male pedestrian hospitalised after early morning road traffic collision in Co Wexford
The collision occurred on the Hollyfort Road in Gorey, Co.Wexford.
Darragh Egan's term as Wexford manager will not be extended
Tipperary native took up the role in September 2021.
Two men charged after €11.4m of cocaine seized at Rosslare Harbour
The drugs were found in a horsebox arriving from France.
Pedestrian in critical condition after being struck by a lorry in Co Wexford
Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to contact them.
Investigation launched after cars damaged in arson attack in Co Wexford
The incident happened at around 11.20pm last night in the New Ross area.
June 2023
Enniscorthy hit with flash flooding and massive hailstones
Locals shared photos and videos of hailstones as large as grapes which began to hit the area shortly before 3pm.
A loss of 22,337 attendance in 20 seasons: why the Leinster hurling final needs a major revamp
The fall in crowds at the Leinster showpiece game cannot be explained away and drastic action is required to create a buzz around the final.
Limerick the masters of tight games, Clare's missed chance and Gillane the scoring star
Cillian Buckley: 'There was a pile-on at the end there and I will never forget it'
Wexford through to Tailteann Cup quarter-finals as Offaly bow out
Carlow advance with five-point defeat of New York.
Wexford General Hospital's emergency unit to reopen next month, four months after fire
Wexford General Hospital’s emergency department will reopen on 25 July.
New Yorkers on their way for Tailteann Cup debut
Dr Cullen Park to host Johnny McGeeney’s New York in preliminary round clash.
May 2023
National Parks and Wildlife Service urges against barbecues and fires in public places
The appeal comes after a nature reserve in Wexford saw three separate fires in 24 hours.
Fire crews return to Co Wexford nature reserve after blaze that burned through two acres of forest
Fire crews were called twice to attend blazes in the forest last night.
Wexford escape relegation with dramatic comeback win over Kilkenny
Wexford stepped back from the abyss with a 4-23 to 5-18 win.