• Deadline for public submissions is extended by two weeks to Monday 3rd August.
• The website www.oilgate2rosslareharbour.ie will continue to provide a centralised location for information and feedback.
WEXFORD COUNTY COUNCIL PUBLIC NOTICE
Draft Wexford County Council Harbours & Piers Bye-Laws 2020
Wexford County Council proposes to make bye-laws in accordance with Part 19 of the Local Government Act 2001 and Section 89 of the Harbours Act 1996 to regulate the use of Piers, Harbours and Car Parking Areas under its custody and control at:
Wexford County Council is currently prioritising housing programmes for delivery. As part of a range of housing solutions, the housing authority is currently seeking expressions of interest from private developers, building contractors and land owners.
Wexford County Council has today announced that it will shortly begin a public consultation process on the proposed N11/N25 Oilgate to Rosslare Harbour Scheme. The public consultation process runs from Monday 6th July to Monday 20th July 2020, and offers an opportunity for members of the public to voice their opinions and to contribute to the overall development of the project.
The 2019/2020 academic year marks the 23rd year of the Green-Schools Environmental Education and Awareness Programme in Ireland. 35 schools from all across County Wexford were awarded the Green Flag for their work on the themes of Litter & Waste, Energy, Water, Travel, Biodiversity and Global Citizenship.
The Mayor of Wexford, Cllr George Lawlor, has opened a Digital Book of Condolence for those citizens from Wexford who wish to express their condolences to the family of George Floyd, who was killed in Minneapolis, USA, on May 25, and state their support for those who are fighting against racial injustice worldwide.
In recent weeks, there has been a significant decrease in demand for Community Call Helpline services across the country, as more community-based solutions are put in place to meet the needs of those cocooning, and as public health restrictions ease further.
It is now just over a week since the launch of the Government's new Restart Grant Scheme and already Wexford County Council has received over 700 applications from businesses throughout County Wexford, with an average grant application value of approximately €4000.
You can now avail of our new Contact and Collect Service from June 8th. Contact us using our online form and we will prepare a selection of books for you to collect from your local library. More information here.
Wexford County Council has undertaken to prioritise infrastructure investment at the Port of New Ross in order to enhance operations and safety for visiting ships to the port. The improvements, which will take place over the month of June and into early July, will see the upgrading of buoyage as well as improvements to harbour security and general maintenance works.
Following Friday's Government approval to commence Phase1 of the Covid Roadmap to Recovery, Wexford County Council prepares to open beaches and other public outdoors spaces from Monday next 18 May. However, as access to these amenities is restricted to persons living within a 5km radius, beach public carparks will remain closed until further notice.
The spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is a new and challenging event. Everyone's lives and daily routines are affected by the measures that have been introduced to disrupt the spread of the virus, and keep us all safe.
It's normal to be worried or to feel stressed during this difficult time, but there are many things we can do to help us mind our mental health and wellbeing.
If you are from the Roma community in Ireland and need information in English or Romanes/Romanian on #COVID19 call: 087 126 4606, Monday to Sunday 9am - 9pm.
Click on this link to access Roma specific health resources.
Age Action has launched a COVID-19 Hardship Fund in conjunction with the Irish Red Cross to respond to the immediate needs of older people in vulnerable situations across Ireland experiencing additional hardship as a result of the COVID-19 health crisis.
If you have had a change in employment status due to the Covid 19 Crisis, Wexford Co Council require the following:
A completed Change in Circumstances form accompanied by all necessary documentation.
This form can be downloaded from our website or issued by post from our office.