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 …

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 …

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, …

Aidan Delaney Column: It’s Now Time For The Big Ball To Shine

The spoils go to the Rapparees of Enniscorthy. An utterly dominant performance during the Wexford Senior Hurling final on county final day has put the entire South East on notice.... It was goals galore that helped them to title glory over St Annes. Admittedly, it was a little damp squib for the neutral after a …