• Kilkenny Mayor signs petition against controversial pastor talk

    The Mayor Of Kilkenny has signed a petition objecting to controversial pastor Angus Buchan giving a talk in Kilkenny next Wednesday. The South African pastor, who styles himself as Uncle Angus, says gay men can be cured by prayer with his help. Buchan is due... Read more

  • People and Place front and centre in Kilkenny Heritage Week

    The theme for this year’s Heritage Week is People and Place. National Heritage Week runs from August 20th to 28th. The Marble city has a full prgramme of events on offer over the week. Heritage Officer with Kilkenny County Council Dearbhla Ledwidge explains the “Our... Read more

  • Arrest made in connection with robbery at Wexford bank

    A man in his 20s has been arrested in connection with a robbery at a bank in Rosslare Harbour in Co Wexford this morning. Gardai responded after the alarm was activated just before 10am. They couldn’t gain entry to the building but managed to help... Read more

  • Status Yellow Weather Warning

    A yellow wind warning is in place for Wexford, Waterford, Clare, Cork and Kerry. The warning is in place from this afternoon until Saturday the 20 August at 12:00. Forecaster with Met Eireann Wilhelmina Phelan told Beat News, “the strongest winds will be this evening,... Read more

  • Weather warning issued for South East counties

    Met Eireann has issued a weather warning for South East counties today. Read more

  • Body discovered in Wexford

    The body of a woman in her 50s has been found at a house in Co Wexford. The discovery was made at around 7.30pm yesterday at Cluain Dara, Clonard, in Wexford town. The house has been sealed off by gardaí and the State pathologist has... Read more

  • New Waterford beer on the way

    A Waterford brewer has announced the introduction of a new drink made with crumbs from the county’s famous blaa. The Metalman Brewing company posted on their Facebook page, saying that they will start producing a new lager creatively named the Blaager. The new drink will... Read more

  • Investigation into series of Clonmel fires overnight

    An investigation is underway into a series of fires which took place in Clonmel overnight. Between 2 and 4am a number of items including wheelie bins and a bottle bank were set on fire in an area stretching between the Western Road and the Cherrymount... Read more

  • 100 workers on strike at Co. Wexford day care centre

    Over 100 workers are taking strike action in Gorey Co Wexford today. The action is being held at St. Aidan’s Day Care Centre which cars for people with intellectual disabilities. Four separate 24-hour work stoppages are planned at the centre over the next month in... Read more

  • Medieval skeletons discovered in Kilkenny

    Four medieval skeletons have been found in Kilkenny. The remains dating  between 1250 and 1350 AD were uncovered during excavations at St Mary’s Church in the last few weeks. Works are underway to build a new museum at the site and a number of skeletal... Read more