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St Patrick's Day Parade Times across the County

Friday, 16th March 2018
St Patrick's Day Parade Times across the County Wexford Town  10:45 am Enniscorthy      1:00 pm New Ross        1:00 pm Gorey               2:45 pm Wexford Town Road Closures The following roads will be closed in Wexford Town on Saturday 17th March From 9:15 am - Mauldlintown & William Street

€13 million approved for Wexford Social Housing

Monday, 12th March 2018
Wexford Country Council’s Social Housing Programme has received a major boost following the news that the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government has approved the purchase by the Council of 57 houses in two social housing turnkey projects.

Minister Josepha Madigan launches Wexford Arts Plan

Monday, 12th March 2018
Today Monday 12 March, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Ms Josepha Madigan, TD launched Wexford County Council’s Arts Plan – ‘Advancing the Arts’ 2018 – 2022. The launch took place at the Council’s headquarters at Carricklawn, Wexford.

Terra Nostra - Exhibition exploring landscape past and present

Wednesday, 21st February 2018
Opening night postponed to 9th March 2018. Curated by Karla Sanchez 2nd March – 27th April 2018 Wexford County Council Buildings, Carricklawn, Wexford The Arts Department of Wexford County Council is delighted to present Terra Nostra, an exhibition exploring landscape (memory, imagination, perception) and the relationships we have to land. 

Council Declares Hi-tech War on Litter

Monday, 19th February 2018
Use of Mobile CCTV, Drones and Satellite Technology to Identify Offenders In response to concerns that litter offences may be on the increase across the County Wexford, Wexford County Council has launched a series of initiatives aimed at identifying and prosecuting those responsible.

Notice of Rate having been made - County of Wexford

Tuesday, 13th February 2018
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the County Rate has been duly made on the property rateable thereto in the County of Wexford.    The Annual Rate on Valuation for the ordinary expenditure of Wexford County Council for the services of the financial year from 1st January, 2018 to 31st December, 2018 is Seventy Three Euro and Sixty Seven Cent (€73.67).  

Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan offers hope to Wexford’s first time buyers 

Wednesday, 24th January 2018
New Council Mortgage Scheme offers low interest rates to modest income earners Wexford County Council has welcomed the recently announced Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan Scheme, describing the first-time buyers scheme as offering a “realistic and affordable opportunity” of home ownership to hundreds of low and middle-income earners in County Wexford. 

County Wexford Older People’s Council

Wednesday, 24th January 2018
Tuesday 16th January 2018 saw the inaugural meeting of County Wexford’s Older People’s Council. This group has been established under the auspices of the County Wexford Age Friendly Programme to put the voice of older people central to decision-making about matters that affect their everyday living.

Wexford County Council to create Older People's Council

Tuesday, 9th January 2018
Older voices in the Community to be heard “loud and clear” Wexford County Council will host a meeting on 16th January 2018 at 10.30am in the Riverside Park Hotel for people aged 55 years and older and for the organisations that represent them.  Elections will be held on the day for Wexford’s first ever Older People’s Council.

Fire Safety for Christmas

Friday, 22nd December 2017
In the event of fire Dial 112 / 999 Immediately Ask for the Fire Service And stay on the line until the Operator tells you to hand up.   Smoke Alarms      Smoke alarms alert you to the danger of fire and should give you time to react. 

'Be Winter Ready 2017/2018' Campaign

Tuesday, 19th December 2017
Visit the Winter Ready website for tips and advice for coping with winter weather. The main objectives of the 'Be Winter-Ready' campaign are: To provide practical advice on how best to prepare for the coming winter. To ensure the public are aware of where advice and help can be found, if needed.

High Court awards €84,000 Rates Judgment against Wexford Hotel

Thursday, 14th December 2017
Wexford County Council has been awarded judgment in the High Court against Seafield Hotel Limited for more than €84,000. The judgment follows a long-running action by Wexford County Council against Seafield Hotel Limited in respect of its failure to pay commercial rates.   Wexford County Council was also awarded the costs of its action.  

Council Opens Book of Condolence Following Fatal Road Traffic Accident

Wednesday, 6th December 2017
Cathaoirleach of New Ross Municipal District Councillor Willie Fitzharris opened a Book of Condolence at the Tholsel, New Ross, this afternoon as a gesture of sympathy to the families of those killed following a tragic road accident at Cushinstown, County Wexford on Monday evening last, 4th December. Speaking at today’s opening of the Book of Condolence, Councillor Fitzharris said:

Lady’s Island is Proud of it’s Place as Wexford wins at National Awards

Monday, 4th December 2017
The winners of the IPB Pride of Place Awards 2017, in association with Co-operation Ireland, were announced on Saturday night last at a gala awards ceremony in Letterkenny, with Lady’s Island Wexford beating off stiff opposition from Tory Island to achieve the top accolade in the Islands and Coastal Communities category.