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At a re-enactment to commemorate Martin Doyle were Brendan O’Neill and John Greer. Photograph: Mary Browne

In March 1919 Martin Doyle returned to his native New Ross a war hero. He won the Victoria Cross in September 1918 for an incredible feat of gallantry(...)

Martin Doyle at a garden party  at Buckingham Palace for Victoria Cross recipients in June 1920, four months before he joined the IRA.

The people of New Ross in Co Wexford will on Sunday honour Victoria Cross winner Martin Doyle who returned to the town as a war hero 100 years ago and(...)

  Rose Katherine Kennedy Townsend at the opening of the Rose Kennedy Fitzgerald Bridge in Wexford with  Donagh and Eanna Grennan,  grandchildren of Johanna Ryan who welcomed John F Kennedy to  The Kennedy Homestead, New Ross in 1963. Photograph: Patrick Browne

The great-granddaughter of Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy joined Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to open the New Ross Bypass and Ireland’s longest bridge – named for (...)

Verona Murphy has confirmed she will contest the next general election as an Independent candidate.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Former Fine Gael candidate Verona Murphy has confirmed she will contest the general election in Wexford as an independent candidate. Ms Murphy said (...)

Hook Head is renowned as the oldest intact working lighthouse in the world, according to Cllr John Fleming

Dunbrody Archers turned out in force on Hook Head in Co Wexford on Wednesday to participate in a ceremony going back more than 300 years. Chair of Ne(...)

The scene at Rosslare Europort in Co Wexford last Thursday, after 16 people were found alive in the back of a truck on ferry sailing from France.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The issue of refugees stowing away on trucks bound for Rosslare needs to be addressed at national level, according to a prominent Wexford businessman.(...)

Work in progress at the national children’s hospital site at St James’s earlier in 2019. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Profits at BAM Ireland, builder of the seriously over-budget national children’s hospital, fell 12 per cent last year to €13.7 million, the latest fig(...)

In Co Waterford, €3.7m was approved for the Mount Congreve Estate.

Government approval of €16.3 million in funding for four projects designed to develop rural tourism has been welcomed by Fáilte Ireland. The funds w(...)

The Wave Plus is simplicity itself: Green is good, red is bad

Do you know how good the air quality is in your home? Up until a couple of years ago, I would have said no. Then I discovered air purifiers and since (...)

A notice on RIP.ie states John Finnan, who died in a light aircraft crash, was a “beloved son, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend”.  File photograph:  RIP.ie

A Co Kildare man who died in an air crash in Co Wexford over the weekend will be “sadly missed”, his family has said. John Finnan (58), from Athy, an(...)

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