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'Rockeration Transformation' is a big hit

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

More than 40 people turned out last week to sign up and weigh-in for the 'Rockeration Transformation' six-week programme to get fit and lose weight after the festive season at The Bunker Bar in The Rock.


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Planning refused for 44 houses at Clonattin

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

Permission has been refused to construct a housing scheme at Clonattin Lower on the Arklow Road in Gorey which would consist of 44 units.



60% rise in number of people on trolleys

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

There was a 60% increase in the number of people on trolleys at Wexford General Hospital in 2017, according to figures released by the Irish Nurses and Midwifes Organisation (INMO).



Recycled decorations wow judges

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

There was a wealth of creativity and ingenuity on display in County Buildings last week as the winners of this year's Christmas Decoration competition were announced.


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New car sales fall by nearly 12 per cent in Co Wexford

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

New car sales were almost 12 per cent down in County Wexford in 2017, according to the latest figures provided Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI).


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House prices in county rise as the number of properties on the market falls

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

House prices in Wexford in the final three months of 2017 were nine per cent higher than in the same period a year earlier, according compared to the latest Daft.ie survey.



Castletown run is a huge hit

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

The annual Dan Murphy St Stephen's Day Run at Castletown, held on a bright crisp day, offered runners and walkers a choice of 5km and 10km routes which took in some spectacular coastal views.


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Gorey's generosity bears fruit in Malawi

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

Thanks to the generosity of the people of Gorey, the Gorey Malawi Health Partnership has been able to make its first donation of aid.


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More than 500 beer cans dumped in Hollyfort village

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

Hollyfort Tidy Towns committee members were shocked last week as they were greeted with piles of rubbish dumped at the 1916 garden area near the River Bann in the village.


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Shoppers help the January blues with sales

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

Shoppers in Gorey grabbed themselves some great bargains last week as majority of premises in the town were offering up to 50 per cent off their stock after Christmas.


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Works come to an end on Courtown piers

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

After three long years the Courtown pier repair works have finally come to an end.


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Most County Wexford properties in two lowest tax bands

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

Most properties in County Wexford are in the two lowest Revenue bands when it comes to valuations for Local Property Tax.


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Storm Eleanor didn’t hit Wexford too hard

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

Wexford escaped the brunt of Storm Eleanor last Tuesday and Wednesday despite storm-force winds and considerable rainfall across many parts of the county.


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On your marks for Gorey Night Run

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

Plans are well under way for the third annual Gorey Night Run which is due to take place on Thursday, February 15, from Gorey Library at 7.30 p.m.


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Six projects from Wexford up for BT Young Scientist and Technology award

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

Six projects from five schools in county Wexford have qualified for this year's BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in the RDS, Dublin.


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Entrepreneur Dan Kiely invests in Abodoo

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

Gorey-based company Abodoo announced entrepreneur Dan Kiely has invested in their business as they enter their first full year of trading following the launch of the site in September 2017.