Category Archives: Wexford Town

Wexford’s Redmond Park to be upgraded

We are delighted to report that, following representations made to Wexford County Council, Redmond Park is to have funds allocated to its upgrading. We understand that top of the list is the playground, followed by plans to bring back the … Continue reading

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Minister Brendan Howlin

Minister for Public Expenditure, Brendan Howlin, says that he now regrets the government’s decision to abolish town councils. Could this be the start of the pre-election charm offensive? http://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/town-council-abolition-a-mistake-which-should-be-reversed-says-brendan-howlin-1.2122098?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

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Carcur Park may not happen after all

A recent meeting of Wexford Municipal District Council discussed the proposed new ‘People’s Park’ at Carcur, Wexford. The meeting was told by the Director of Services with responsibility for Wexford that the Council might have to either downsize the proposed … Continue reading

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Wexford gets ready to party at annual Opera Festival

While most towns on the island have put Summer well behind them and, with ever shorter and cooler Autumnal days, have begun to batten down the hatches for the Winter. They will keep the heads down until Christmas. Not so … Continue reading

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Wexford wins bronze in 2014 Tidy Towns

Well done to Wexford Tidy Towns in winning bronze at the recent Tidy Towns Awards. Many man (and woman) hours have gone into getting us to this point. The weekend cleanups regularly attract in excess of twenty volunteers. There are … Continue reading

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Danny Forde to run for Council again

Green Party Councillor Danny Forde has been confirmed as the party’s sole candidate in County Wexford in the upcoming local elections. Having just completed his first term as a Councillor Danny has built up a reputation as a hard-working, no-nonsense … Continue reading

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Wexford Tidy Towns launches “Let’s Bee Friendly” project

Wexford Tidy Towns launches its “Let’s Bee Friendly” project this Thursday, April 10 at 7pm in Wexford Town Library. “Let’s Bee Friendly” is an exciting biodiversity project, developed in association with Wexford County Council, to generate greater awareness of the … Continue reading

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Glenbrook residents fear for their health because of old hospital dump

Glenbrook Estate lies in the shadow of the old Wexford hospital. Unfortunately for its residents it also sits right next to a dump they did not know about  on the old hospital grounds. Suffice to say that they know now! … Continue reading

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Green’s EU candidate, Grace O’Sullivan, checks out flood defences in Wexford

Grace O’Sullivan, Green Party candidate for Europe in Ireland South, joins Cllr Danny Forde and Trevor Sargent at a retail unit’s flood barrier on Wexford’s quay front. Look at the height of it! Yet three of the highest recorded tides … Continue reading

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Dáil passes first stage of bill to abolish town councils

TDS voted today in favour of a bill to abolish town councils. The Local Government Bill merges town councils into county councils. This means that Wexford Borough Council, and the various town councils throughout the county, will soon be no … Continue reading

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Support your local producers market

If you do nothing else this week make sure you make a trip to your local food and craft producers market. Every Friday morning the Bullring Market in Wexford town comes alive with discerning foodies and lovers of locally made … Continue reading

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Wexford Town & Environs Plan 2009-2015 – Have your say (before April 19, 2013)

A strategic review of the Wexford Town & Environs Development Plan is now underway. This will include a review of zonings in the present plan. No new zonings will take place at this time. If you want to get your … Continue reading

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Wexford’s Redmond Park Hosts Picnic in the Park

Redmond Park in Wexford Town will be a hive of activity next Sunday when the rescheduled Picnic in the Park brings together a feast of music, dance, arts and sports. Those energetic souls behind the “Love Redmond Park” campaign are … Continue reading

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Love Redmond Park!

The “Love Redmond Park” group continues to achieve results with this much loved Wexford Town park. The combination of continuous monitoring and regular clean-ups has made the park a much more family-friendly space. They also acknowledge the support of the … Continue reading

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