New Ross (Ireland)

Type: City
Name: New Ross (Ireland)
Country: Ireland
Latitude: 52.400002
Longitude: -6.95
population: 6,695
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Talented Willie keeps those wagons rolling

IN HIS workshop, Willie Connors is putting the finishing touches to a barrel top wagon which will soon be displayed at the front of his house for all to see.Now retired, Willie – from The Irishtown in New Ross – worked in a dizzying number of jobs throughout ... [Published Enniscorthy Guardian - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Social media helps boost the number of pioneers

Up to 130,000 people in Ireland are currently pioneers.Now, due to a social media campaign by the Pioneers Association, anecdotal evidence suggests that people under the age of 40 are re-evaluating their drinking habits and numbers becoming pioneers are ... [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

WW1 hero who joined the IRA

BBC News has been looking at some of the more unusual stories from the World War One.One of the most striking accounts is the story of the Irish war hero who won the Victoria Cross for outstanding acts of bravery but who later joined the IRA to fight ... [Published BBC - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Marshall Plan for rural Ireland needed

Rural Ireland needs an Irish version of the US-inspired Marshall Plan, designed in 1948 to rebuild war-torn Europe, remove barriers to trade, modernise communications, water, roads and transport, and help countries and cities prosper.Towns and villages ... [Published Irish Times - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

ESB installs new car charge points

THE ESB has announced that it has successfully completed the installation of electric vehicle fast chargers across the country, as part of a first of its kind project co-funded by European Commission via the Trans-European Transport Network.These installations ... [Published Enniscorthy Guardian - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Ten favorite hidden Ireland beauty spots (PHOTOS) (IrishCentral)

Enjoy Ireland - places off the beaten path that pleasantly surprise.Photo by: GettyLaytown/Bettystown Beach, County MeathPerched on the Irish Sea six miles from Drogheda and 25 from Dublin, a beautiful expanse of beach. This beach is used for the Laytown ... [Published Irish Central - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Ireland's annual season of summer school think-ins is in full swing (IrishCentral)

As we enjoy our second consecutive relatively warm and sunny summer here in Ireland, the annual season of summer school think-ins has gotten into full swing.  These summer schools, which bring together politicians, academics, journalists, economists, ... [Published Irish Central - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

How trade winds are blowing fair for Warrenpoint port new

Boats come in: a cargo ship at Warrenpoint harbour Boats come in: a cargo ship at Warrenpoint harbour– 06 August 2014It's said that ports are a strong barometer for economic activity, and if the recent experience of Northern Ireland's harbour in Warrenpoint ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

New bridge likely to be named in honour of JFK

CONSTRUCTION work is due to start early next year on the new bridge over the Barrow in the area known as the Pink Rock.Work will take about three years at a cost of €228 million and, when it is completed, the bridge will be the longest in Ireland at a ... [Published Munster Express - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

'In fear of my life' claims are rubbished

A claim by local man Paul O'Hanlon that he was 'in fear of my life' at a Wexford vigil for Gaza has been dismissed as 'absolute nonsense' by one of the organisers.The vigil, held last week at the Lockout Gate in The Faythe, was hosted by the Wexford branch ... [Published Wexford People - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

The families from Co Wexford who answered the call

A NOTABLE aspect of Ireland's participation in the First World War was the large number of members of the same family volunteering for active service.Several Wexford examples come to mind, to mention just a few – the four Hanton brothers from Emmet Place ... [Published Enniscorthy Guardian - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Olivia MacDonald is on the way to Washington D.C.

As America prepares for crucial mid-term elections,Olivia MacDonald from New Ross, a second year BA (Hons) in Accounting student at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) was chosen from over 400 to join a class of 30 student participants representing ... [Published Waterford Today - Jul 23 2014]

Quotes

"It will let them see where they came from. There were often large families reared in wagons like this; it put manners on everyone living so close together!"
"He got a job in the local military barracks down there," says Ronnie Daly, "so, he was able to give intelligence of British troop movements, transport and patrols to the IRA"
"It is a great achievement to reach the completion of this project. A huge amount of work has been put into providing fast charge points throughout Ireland and it is expected that the nationwide network of charge points will encourage people to go electric in the near future" said John McSweeney, head of Innovation with the ESB
"We are hoping that this is the start of new business for us and that we can help welcome more tourists to this beautiful part of Co Down."

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Talented Willie keeps those wagons rolling [Published Enniscorthy Guardian - Aug 30 2014]
Social media helps boost the number of pioneers [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 26 2014]
WW1 hero who joined the IRA [Published BBC - Aug 22 2014]
Marshall Plan for rural Ireland needed [Published Irish Times - Aug 16 2014]
ESB installs new car charge points [Published Enniscorthy Guardian - Aug 16 2014]
Ten favorite hidden Ireland beauty spots (PHOTO... [Published Irish Central - Aug 09 2014]
Ireland's annual season of summer school think-... [Published Irish Central - Aug 07 2014]
How trade winds are blowing fair for Warrenpoin... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Aug 06 2014]
New bridge likely to be named in honour of JFK [Published Munster Express - Aug 06 2014]
‘A Shared War’ by Councillor Doug Beattie MC (M... [Published Ulster Unionist Party - Aug 05 2014]
'In fear of my life' claims are rubbished [Published Wexford People - Aug 02 2014]
Wexford communities to get €390,000 in energy g... [Published Wexford People - Aug 02 2014]
New evidence of hare coursing savagery... [Published Indymedia Ireland - Jul 30 2014]
Nolan family awarded €15m by Jersey court [Published Enniscorthy Guardian - Jul 26 2014]
The families from Co Wexford who answered the call [Published Enniscorthy Guardian - Jul 26 2014]
Bishop calls for manager to oversee 'crisis sch... [Published Enniscorthy Guardian - Jul 26 2014]
Second hold-up in three months [Published Enniscorthy Guardian - Jul 26 2014]
Father Barry Larkin ordained [Published Enniscorthy Guardian - Jul 26 2014]
Search is on for 'missing' pikemen [Published Enniscorthy Guardian - Jul 26 2014]
Olivia MacDonald is on the way to Washington D.C. [Published Waterford Today - Jul 23 2014]
Mobile operator Vodafone to create 113 new jobs [Published Silicon Republic - Mar 28 2014]
Vodafone hits 500,000 4G subscribers in UK [Published Silicon Republic - Feb 17 2014]
Vodafone expands 4G coverage to six cities and ... [Published Silicon Republic - Dec 09 2013]
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