Winner ‘Festival of the Year’ International Opera Awards 2017
As rehearsals continue for the forthcoming Wexford Festival Opera, recently named ‘Best Festival’ at the International Opera Awards, details of the traditional opening night ceremony have been announced.
Press Release - Monday 9th October 2017
On Friday night, the halls of Wexford County Council Headquarters at Carricklawn echoed with a clear message from Wexford Comhairle na n’Og – Do not be afraid to access counselling services if you need help with your mental health.
Wexford County is pleased to announce the County Wexford nominees for the 2017 IPB Pride of Place competition.
Lady’s Island Village has been entered in the Islands and Coastal Communities category of the competition.
Cumas, New Ross has been entered in the Community Reaching Out Initiative category.
Press Release – Monday 25 September 2017
In an operation conducted this morning Monday 25 September 2017, a well-known retail premises on Main St Wexford narrowly avoided having it’s goods seized in an action taken by the County Sheriff on behalf of Wexford County Council.
Emphatically opposed to the suspension of any rail services
Wexford County Council has made a submission in January 2017 in relation to the Rail Review Report published by the National Transport Authority and Iarnród Éireann in November 2016.
New Ross Municipal District have achieved notable success following the release of of the 2017 An Taisce Green Flag award scheme results on July 18th.
Pearse Park & the Library Park were both awarded Green Flag status following the An Taisce application & inspection process which was completed over the last few months.
In-depth, extensive noise survey
On foot of a number of complaints from the public of noise nuisance from wind farms in north Wexford, Wexford Co Co commissioned RPS Engineering in early 2016 to carry out an in-depth, extensive noise survey of the sound emitting from adjacent wind farms and their wind turbines.
The wind farms included in the noise survey were;
Public Participation in the Identification of Bathing Waters
If you are would like to help your Council decide which bathing areas should be designated for 2018, it might be helpful to consider the following:
Wexford County Council has welcomed the recent announcement by Waterford Airport that flights from the regional airport to the UK are to resume from Monday, 24th July 2017. The services to London, Manchester and Birmingham will be operated by a new airline, Aer Southeast.
Aer Southeast will operate from Waterford as follows:
Rural Economic Development Zone initiative
Bunclody Town Team, in conjuction with Wexford County Council and Carlow County Council recently held an Awards Night in Bunclody where they presented certificates to 16 local Community Groups who were recipients of community grants under the government-funded Rural Economic Development Zone initiative (REDZ)
Irish Water has marked the official start of the €16.3 million project to upgrade the wastewater treatment facilities in Enniscorthy, an investment which will bring significant environmental and economic benefits to the area.
Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government Simon Coveney was in Enniscorthy to turn the sod on the project this morning.