Aidan Delaney Column: A Return To Under 18 Has To Be Looked At

You all know the ad. The samba style music. The plate of ham and veg wrapped up in cling film on a lonely table. The lad desperately willing the clock forward during his exams. The unbelievably awkward pause as the word “shift” is…

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Aidan Delaney Column: Decade Of Dominance For Youths As They Capture 4th FAI Cup

Last weekend at Tallaght Stadium, Wexford Youths grew up.... Another national cup success was secured in a comfortable manner which belied the underdog status they were assigned before the first whistle. The newly crowned league champions, Shelbourne, were on for the double and the heart stopping nature of the season’s conclusion meant the momentum would …

How Castlebridge In Wexford Became The Birthplace Of The Guinness World Records

The Model county is known for many things, but being the birthplace of the Guinness World Records often gets overlooked… Everybody at some point in their lives has seen a copy of the Guinness World Records. Chock-full with bizarre facts, fascinating stories and interesting titbits, the Guinness World Records is the absolute go-to guide for …

‘The New Ross Hero’: The Story Of Martin Doyle

The period of 1914-1923 was a period of near constant war in Ireland... (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); From the Wexford MP John Redmond appealing to the young men of the country to play their part in “…the defence of the highest principles of religion and morality and right…” and to enlist in the British …

Aidan Delaney Column: Will Lightning Strike Twice For Slick Shels?

The colours of black and yellow can put any Wexford man on notice... They populate our shops and restaurants detailing what we can and can’t do during this pandemic. They cover the backs of the various bees and wasps which threaten to ruin any backyard barbeque and if you squint, it reminds you of our …

Opinion: The Top Six Players In The Wexford Football League

There's a lot of talent across the Wexford Football League... In this article, new Wexford Weekly columnist, Adam Connor, lists who he believes are the best players who currently play their football in Premier Division of the Wexford Football League. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 6. Chris Kenny - Shamrock Rovers Chris Kenny plays for …

Back With A Bang: The Spiegeltent Returns to Wexford

This year, the long anticipated Wexford Spiegeltent Festival has made its triumphant return – and it was better than ever… After a turbulent 2020, the Wexford Spiegeltent Festival has made its triumphant return this week. Marked by events of all calibre, the cherished Wexford festival is back by popular demand and shows no sign of …

Who Fears Speak Of ’93? Wexford’s Forgotten Rebellion And Its Mysterious Monument

When one thinks of rebellious activity in county Wexford in the 1790s, inevitably the events of the 1798 rebellion come to mind... Indeed, the rebellion of ’98 was the most eventful and prolonged uprising of that decade, but it was by no means the only one. In nearly every nook and cranny across county Wexford, …

Column: Exploring The Relationship Between Mental Health And The GAA

In this week's column, Dr Aimee NicAmhlaoidh, who works as a clinical psychologist, explores the relationship between Mental Health and the GAA... The GAA’s mental charter is intended to help clubs develop a healthy perspective when it comes to mental health. It’s split into several key components: Respect, Encouraging, Supportive, Positive, Enabling, Considerate, and Tolerant.   …