Category Archives: Co. Wexford Issues

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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Wexford that bit smaller following recent storms

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

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Farewell to Niamh

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

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The Girl Against Fluoride

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

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Concerned about the health effects of smart meters?

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

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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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National Spring Clean time again

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

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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 Organic Centre’s Training Days in Cushinstown

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

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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

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Wexford Hosts Nuclear Free Local Authorities Seminar

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

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Trip to Jamestown Environmental Reserve planned for Jan, 2012

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

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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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Friends of The Raven

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

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Wexford No Nukes Motion Is Passed

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

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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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Transforming Wexford’s Redmond Park

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

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Wexford Town Crying Out For Allotments

Do you think Wexford town needs allotments? If yes we want to hear from you. A recent attempt to set up an allotments scheme in a lovely old walled garden adjacent to town foundered just before it was due to … Continue reading

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24hr Search & Rescue Cover in the South East

For all information on this important issue please visit the Facebook Group “24hr Search & Rescue Cover in the South East”

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