Author Archives: Admin

Political Archive (County Council work)

This gallery contains 178 photos.

County & Municipal Motions by Cllr O’Connell —Municipal Motion 13/Dec’18 [passed]— “That this Council agrees to include the village of Foulkesmill and its environs as a viable unit within the Engineer’s district boundary of New Ross; With suggested environs (subject … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Local Town Resident Marie Doyle to be Sole Female Municipal Councillor

Local town resident Marie Doyle, is to become both the sole female and Sinn Féin municipal councillor in New Ross, when she is co-opted on to the County Council in January. She is replacing outgoing councillor Oisín O’Connell – who … Continue reading

Posted in County Council Work | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Important: public consultation – draft Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy for the Southern Region

This is an important document which will provide a long-term regional level strategic planning and economic framework, in support of the implementation of the National Planning Framework, for the future physical, economic and social development for the Southern Region. It … Continue reading

Posted in Planning & Development | Tagged , | Leave a comment

New Ross District cultural & entertainment roundup, this Christmas

From the always excellent “What’s happenin’ Wexford?” (please subscribe by emailing: wexlive@gmail.com ) New Ross has its own Festive Craft Fair at the Brandon House Hotel this Sat and Sun, 10am-5pm. This St. Stephen’s Day at Hook Lighthouse is ‘Daisy Day’ … Continue reading

Posted in culture | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

My final ever Municipal motion passes unanimously – no hard border through Foulkesmill…

That this Council agrees to include the village of Foulkesmill and its environs as a viable unit within the Engineer’s district boundary of New Ross; With suggested environs (subject to Engineer’s confirmation of practicality) including the road and areas  North … Continue reading

Posted in New Ross Municipal Council Reports | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

My county motion passed: inclusively & respectfully remembering “the Wild Geese” on 11/November

This council, recognising: – the historical impact of the Irish who – like the Wild Geese – have fought abroad throughout the centuries, out of necessity or commitment; – the sacrifices and traumas of both fighters and survivors of those … Continue reading

Posted in Commemorations, County motions, Diaspora | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

My County motion passed: archiving of substantial policy documents by @wexlibraries

In the interests of transparency and accountability: [ammended: “substantial”] policy documents adopted by Elected Members of this Council, will be archived online permanently – in an accessible manner for the public. As I understand that Wexford County Archive (run by … Continue reading

Posted in County motions | Tagged , | Leave a comment

I am resigning from @WexfordCoCo — @wexford2day @southeastradio @slaney_news @lgiuireland @newrossstandard

(My statement at end of meeting today) Today is my last County meeting as Councillor. Over the last year, I’ve been increasingly aware of the three areas needing focus in my life: family, personal projects and work, and politics. Regarding … Continue reading

Posted in County Council Work | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Rose-Rock story: Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy vs Pink Rock names for New Ross N25 Bypass bridge, explained

A timeline and summary of the New Ross N25 Bypass bridge, public discussion of names, and naming process. (1993, 1994) 2018: Mammoth River Barrow Bridge Will Be Made Up of 27,000m3 of Kilmacow Concrete – Afloat.ie: …the Killkenny People writes … Continue reading

Posted in culture, Diaspora, Public Consultation, Road Works, Closures & Diversions, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Newsletter: #LiadhForPresident, @JPPhenan’s Puckoon, PO closure, Media round-up, waste by-laws, #TreesForWexford

“Liadh Ní Riada is a true friend of Wexford” Cllr Johnny Mythen – WexfordToday.com  (see photos of Liadh in Co. Wexford here) “I thought I’d woken up in a Spike Milligan novel”: in Foulkesmill village, Minister John Paul Phelan’s boundary commission … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment