News (01/2017)


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.

Wexford agrees 2018 Budget.

Friday, 1st December 2017
Wexford County Council Press Release – Tuesday 28 November, 2017. Wexford County Council today approved its Revenue Budget for 2018, with an overall budget total of €107m – up €6m from 2017. 

Bunclody wins Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town Award

Monday, 27th November 2017
There were celebrations all round in Bunclody following the news that Bunclody Town Team won a Merit Award for it’s Art Bank and Summer Festival in the 2017 Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town Awards, which were announced in Tullamore on Wednesday 15th November. 

Wexford's Best Young Entrepreneurs Announced

Monday, 27th November 2017
Wexford’s best young entrepreneurs were announced on Friday last 24 Nov at the County Final of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) competition. Run by the Local Enterprise Offices, IBYE is supported by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation and Enterprise Ireland. Now in its 4th year, this year’s competition attracted almost 1,500 applications nationwide.

Notice of Wexford County Council Budget Meeting

Saturday, 11th November 2017
NOTICE is hereby given that the Budget of Wexford County Council for the financial year ending on the 31st December, 2018, has been prepared and will be considered by the Council at the Budget Meeting to be held on the 27th November, 2017 in the Offices of the Council at the County Hall, Carricklawn, Wexford.

Wexford’s Social Housing Programme on track to meet all targets

Friday, 10th November 2017
Council makes Significant Progress in Housing Delivery during 2017  At a Special Meeting of Wexford County Council held this afternoon, Friday 10 November, senior housing officials confirmed that the implementation of the Council’s ambitious Housing Programme is proceeding as planned. 

WexSci Science Showcase

Tuesday, 7th November 2017
Wexford County Council supported by funding from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), is delighted to present the first weeklong science festival in County Wexford to promote science, technology, engineering and maths, (STEM). WexSci runs during Science Week from 12th – 19th November.

Book of Condolence for late Mr. Liam Cosgrave

Monday, 23rd October 2017
Chairman leads tributes as Council opens Book of Condolence for the late Mr. Liam Cosgrave Wexford County Council has today opened a Book of Condolences for the family of the late Mr. Liam Cosgrave, former Taoiseach and Former Leader of the Fianna Gael Party.

Update from the National Emergency Coordination Group on Severe Weather

Tuesday, 17th October 2017
12.50pm – 19 October 2017 •    ESB Networks has restored over 311,000 Homes and Businesses since Monday.  •    Water has been restored to 91,500 customers, with 17,500, remaining without supply, down from a peak of 109,000.  •    Our road networks are open again, subject to some specific local issues.

66th Wexford Festival - Opening Night Festivities

Tuesday, 10th October 2017
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.