Nothing typified the life of Vincent McElheron, who has died aged 70, so much as the manner of his sudden leaving of it – propped up in bed reading a (...)

Arklow’s Main Street (centre) has been in decline for several years following the loss of more than 3,000 jobs due to the collapse of its industrial base. Photograph: Google Maps

One-way traffic was introduced to Arklow’s Main Street on a three-month trial basis yesterday in the hope of rejuvenating the Co Wicklow town’s shoppi(...)