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[Update 6/July] @IrishWater issues Conservation Order (hosepipe ban): 8am Fri 6/July->midnight Tue 31/July as drought continues

Irish Water appealing to everyone to conserve water as drought conditions continues across the country and National Water Conservation Order Comes into effect Driest June on record in the Phoenix Park since 1850 with Met Éireann forecasting drought conditions to … Continue reading

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Tips to help you conserve water

• Leak free: Check that your home is leak free. Check for running overflows and fix any dripping taps, cisterns or pipes • Don’t let the tap run: Brushing your teeth with the tap running can use up to a staggering 6 … Continue reading

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@WexfordCoCo @IrishAmerica @IrishCentral US Naval WWI memorial Wexford unveiled to flyover facing Comm John Barry

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My speech in favour of allowing Conscientious Objection on Abortion (motion 95) at #SFAF18

Update: for clarity, this is the entire original text, with parts edited into 90 second speech in bold. Speaking in favour of Motion 95, with reference to 93, but independent of it. Motion 93 seems to effectively place the default … Continue reading

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Battle of Ross 1798 re-enactment: Sat 16/June 2pm

The Battle of Ross from the 1798 Rebellion will be re-enacted by a group of 1798 re-enactors on Mary St/Quay St in New Ross on Saturday 16th June at 1400hrs. Continue reading

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The Unborn Identity: why accepting limited choice is compatible with voting “No” in this referendum

A dear friend in a US college was raped. I believe I offered to drive her to an abortion clinic if needed. Privately, I was probably even ready to pay for it. And yet, I will be voting “no” in … Continue reading

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Beware phone and “phishing” scams

New Ross County Councillor Oisín O’Connell is calling on all County Wexford residents to be wary of phone calls from scammers pretending to be from their bank or financial institution. “‘Phishing’ is a type of scam – sometimes by phone … Continue reading

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Final #TerraNostra (“our Earth”) exhibition talk @wexfordcoco 6pm 26/April – Prof Declan Long

The final of our series of talks in conjunction with the Terra Nostra Exhibition takes place as follows: Date: Thursday, 26th April Time: 6.00pm Venue: Wexford County Council Offices, Carricklawn, Wexford Guest Speaker: Professor Declan Long You are Neither Here Nor There: Art … Continue reading

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#TerraNostra Exhibition talk 3 @WexLibraries Wexford Town today 7pm – Tom Mooney, poets & landscape

Tom Mooney will examine the work of contemporary Irish poets to explore the layers of story and meaning, and show how the landscape is freshly minted by their verse Continue reading

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Winter is coming… plan for a harsh one in 2018/19

Are we due for another extreme winter in 2018/19? Continue reading

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