Following recent successful Mattress Amnesties in which over 1300 mattresses were collected and recycled, Cathaoirleach of Wexford County Council Michael Sheehan today launched the Council’s 2019 Mattress and Sofa Amnesty. The initiative takes places over four Saturdays, beginning Saturday 31st August, and will give members of the public an opportunity to bring their old mattresses and sofas t
Like many other County Councils, Wexford County Council is holding a public participation process as part of the identification of Bathing Waters under the Bathing Water Directive (2006/7/EC) and the Bathing Water Quality Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 79 of 2008)
An innovative tourism initiative aimed at encouraging visitors to explore new areas of Wales and Ireland has recently been developed through a unique partnership between authorities on both sides of the Irish Sea.
Notice is hereby given that Wexford County Council has prepared a draft Climate Change Adaptation Strategy in accordance with the provisions of The Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015 and the National Adaptation Framework (NAF), 2018.
Foreshore application by SSE Renewables (Ireland) Ltd in respect of Site Investigation Works off Bunmahon Bay, Co. Waterford and Bannow Bay, Co. Wexford - File ref. FS 006983
Public Consultation date
Commencement Date: Tuesday, 25 Jun 2019
Closing Date: Tuesday, 23 Jul 2019
Short term letting provisions will apply in the designated Rent Pressure Zone of Gorey.
The area is confirmed as the Gorey Electoral Area.
Information on the provisions of these regulations can be found on the Department of Housing, Planning & Local Government’s website at the following link:
The 2019 Keep Wexford Beautiful Competition is now welcoming entries following the launch of the competition by An Cathaoileach, Councillor Michael Sheehan, on Monday 1 July 2019. Councillor Michael Sheehan, Chairperson of Wexford County Council, said ‘the aim of the competition is to encourage everyone to get involved in their local community and in doing so help Keep Wexford Beautifu
On Friday 21 June 2019, Minister for Housing, Planning & Local Government, Eoghan Murphy TD, was in County Wexford to perform the official opening of five social housing projects. The Minister was accompanied by local public representatives, senior housing officials from Wexford County Council and Cooperative Housing Ireland, and representatives of the various contractors involved, as he m
The Southern Waste Region Complaign 'Are you Waste Compliant?' launched on 20 June 2019.
All Local Authorities are adopting similar Bye-Laws thus ensuring a consistent approach to managing waste across Ireland.
The main focus of this compaign is aimed at householders.
To comply with the new Bye-Laws:
Young artists from schools all around County Wexford turned out in force at Wexford County Council’s headquarters in Carricklawn, Wexford on Thursday 20 June to receive their awards for the Council’s Annual Artwork Competition 2019.
€8 million funding announced for Ferrybank-New Ross 24 km Greenway
Wexford County Council has welcomed last Friday’s announcement by Minister Shane Ross TD and Minister of State Brendan Griffin TD of the Department of Transport Tourism and Sport, of €8 million funding for the South East Greenway project.
Mayor of Borough District of Wexford, Cllr Tony Dempsey, launches 2019 gum litter campaign
Councillor Tony Dempsey, Mayor of the Borough District of Wexford, together with members of Wexford Tidy Towns and staff of the Environment Section of Wexford County Council today officially launched the Gum Litter Taskforce (GMT) gum litter education campaign.
Tom Enright CEO of Wexford County Council encourages young people to unleash their creativity at Wexford’s Cruinniú na nÓg on Saturday 15th June
Over 30 free creative activities for under 18’s as part of
Creative Ireland Programme initiative supported by Wexford County Council and RTÉ
Eleven new faces as Wexford County Council Members take office
New faces is a striking feature of Wexford County Council as the 34 incoming members of the new Council formally come into office today, Friday 31 May, 2019.
New Town Centre Location increases Access to Council Services
The new Wexford Borough District Office of Wexford County Council opened to the public at The Bullring today (Monday 29 April 2019) in the former Permanent TSB Bank building.
Wexford County Council wishes to announce the appointment of technical advisors to assist with the development of the N11/N25 Oilgate to Rosslare Harbour scheme through feasibility, option selection, design, economic appraisal and planning. The project has been allocated €800,000 funding this year, and the contract appointing engineering consultants, Mott MacDonald Ireland Limited, was signed
Wexford County Council retains all 9 Blue Flags
The consistently high quality of Wexford public beaches and marinas was recognised again today when the 2019 Blue Flag and Green Coast Awards were announced, with County Wexford receiving a total of 9 Blue Flags and 8 Green Coast awards.