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A brief statement on today’s farming tragedy in Foulkesmill

There are others who know the grieving family far more personally, so I would not presume to intrude on their great grief; however, I have been asked by several people in the media for a comment, as I am a … Continue reading

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#LocalPropertyTax – my statement

There are three issues here: cause and effect, the distribution of costs, and proportionality. We know well about the removal of the local government fund, for which the Local Property Tax was to replace. This was a Central Government decision. … Continue reading

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Irish America Fest New Ross 30/June-2/July @irishamerica @irishcentral @irishamericaday @newrosschamber @hooktourism

Irish America Fest 2017 will be our 6th annual summer family festival hosted in New Ross Town Co Wexford , Ireland from Friday 30th June to Sunday 2nd July… Friday, Saturday, Sunday: New Ross Food & Craft Fest (Dunbrody Emigrant … Continue reading

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County Wexford Arts Strategy 2017 – 2022: links & background info

Wexford Arts Strategy & Focus Groups Online Survey Arts Officer Luz Burns Arts Act 2003 State Arts Policy ‘Making great art work’ 2015-2025 Creative Wexford Report 2015

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Deadline: Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme, Wed 31/May – info & application details

Background: The Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme is part of the Government’s Action Plan for Rural Development and will provide funding for the development of new outdoor recreational infrastructure or the necessary maintenance, enhancement or promotion of existing outdoor recreational infrastructure … Continue reading

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Deadline: expressions/interest 5pm Fri 19/May – Town & Village Renewal Scheme – FULL INFO & LINKS

Express an Interest for your local town or village through The Town and Village Renewal Scheme is part of a package of national and local support measures to rejuvenate rural towns and villages throughout Ireland. Expression of Interest application … Continue reading

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To show just the level of esteem in which this man’s life and contribution is held worldwide, here is a selection of coverage on his life and death in the international media: Sinn Fein leader Martin McGuinness dies after … Continue reading

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#MartinMcGuinness in Wexford: from 2011 Presidential Campaign to #GE16 (photos)

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See also: Wexford4McGuinness (Facebook 2011 Presidential campaign) Martin McGuinness at National Plowing Championship 2012 (New Ross) Ferns rally for McGuinness press release After the Presidential election press release Sinn Féin Ard Fheis 2014 – Wexford Ordinary Unionists appealed to by Martin McGuinness … Continue reading

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New Ross #StPatricksDayParade 2017, Co. Wexford, Ireland (photos)

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From the viewing stand – every organisation participating…  Also, check out: Dunbrody Famine Ship & Emigrant Centre The Ros Tapestry The Norman Way The Kennedy Homestead New Ross Tourism Edit

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Passed: my County Council motion in support of common sense in Young Farmer scheme

Motion 13.4, Monday 13/February 2017 Some background and explanation to this, by Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy. This Council calls upon the Minister of Agriculture – to recognise the increasingly complex barriers faced by emerging young farmers; – to recognise … Continue reading

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