- 200 million euro capital programme for Wexford
- Hinkley Point C Nuclear Plant
- Same Old, Same Old!
- Climate Change: the government still doesn’t get it
- Waterford to host Convention 2017
- Challenges facing Rural Ireland
- South East Economy Continues to Stagnate
- No Minister for Environment?
- Green Party welcomes Government u-turn on introducing pay-by-weight charges
- Green TD attacks parties for putting politics ahead of country
- ‘This election is make or break for the Green Party’
- Next politician that calls to your door ask him/her to outline their party’s environmental policy
- Same as it ever was!
- So where does the Green Party stand on the 8th Amendment?
- Still looking for a reason to vote Green?
Category Archives: Co. Wexford Issues
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
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
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
While the west of the country got absolutely hammered during the recent storms Wexford also finds itself counting the cost with major coastal erosion all along our coast. Green councillor Danny Forde was shocked at the damage inflicted on the … Continue reading
Wexford Greens are sad to see New Ross Councillor Niamh Fitzgibbon leave our ranks. Niamh has just announced that she will be running for Fine Gael in the upcoming local elections. We realise that this must have been a difficult … Continue reading
Aisling FitzGibbon, aka ‘The Girl Against Fluoride’, is taking legal action against the Irish Government to end the policy of mandatory water fluoridation of public water supplies. Despite the fact that there is a growing body of scientific evidence pointing … Continue reading
Are you worried about the potential negative health effects of the new smart water meters? Don’t be! The RF waves emitted by the devices are relatively weak, and are only emitted for those moments when information is being transmitted. Besides … Continue reading
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
It’s April so that means it’s National Spring Clean time again. Up and down the country local communities and tidy towns groups are rolling up their sleeves and doing it for themselves. If you want to play your part register … Continue reading
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
March 31 – Sowing, Planting and Growing Vegetables & Herbs April 21 Growing Crops in a Poly-Tunnel (incl. erecting tunnel) May 19 Managing Crops Through the Summer July 7 Harvesting & Storing Vegetables Having attended one of these courses last … Continue reading
Cllr Danny Forde slams Wexford Borough Council’s decision to go ahead with 20 year old “road to nowhere” plan
Wexford Councillor Danny Forde has come out strongly against Wexford Borough Council’s recent decision to rubber stamp a plan to build a new “road to nowhere”. Commenting on the recent inclusion, in WBC’s 2012 Budget, of the most expensive development … Continue reading
THE NUCLEAR Free Local Authorities (NFLA) recently held its winter seminar in Wexford Town. They discussed ways Ireland can develop its renewable energy infrastructure. They also discussed the impact the proposed new nuclear plants in the UK may have for … Continue reading
Jamestown Environmental Reserve is situated close to Oylegate, Co Wexford. Owner, Will Warham, has been nurturing this 60 acres of so for several decades to the point where it is now a veritable haven for indigenous plants, bugs and wildlife. … Continue reading
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
Friends of The Raven, a group set up in the past year to keep a watchful eye on Raven Woods, have been very busy of late on the litter collection front. They have reported groups of youths camping in the … Continue reading
Councillor Danny Forde was delighted that a no nukes motion he put down at the most recent Wexford Borough Council meeting was passed unanimously. Here is the the motion: “That this Council, in light of the potentially catastrophic danger to … Continue reading
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
A meeting has been called for Monday, March 28 to discuss the best way to maximise the valuable resource that is Redmond Park, one of the few remaining green spaces in Wexford town. The park, which nominally is run by … Continue reading