Waterford News

200 jobs for city pharmaceutical company

PLANS for the creation of 200 highly skilled jobs have been announced by a city based pharmaceutical company. OPKO Health Inc., plans to create the jobs over the next five years through expanding the EirGen Pharma facility in Westside Business...

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Truck driver found not guilty

A jury of 10 men and two women took an hour and 40 minutes to return a not guilty verdict...

Thursday, 14/04/16 - 5:50pm Read More

VLM to discontinue flight route to Waterford

WATERFORD Airport has expressed disappointment at the decision of VLM Airlines to discontinue the Waterford-Birmingham route from early next month. The...

Wednesday, 13/04/16 - 8:19pm Read More

Trial of driver charged with careless driving causing death

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Waterford Sport


  COMPETITION TIME Thanks to the GAA, we have two pairs of stand tickets to give away for Sunday’s National Hurling League Final between Waterford and Clare in Semple Stadium. To be in with a chance of winning all you...

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Curran gets to grips with senior routine

Patrick Curran 20/2/2016
  Waterford’s Patrick Curran is the Déise’s top scorer in this year’s league campaign. He’s part of our bumper preview...

Tuesday, 26/04/16 - 5:23pm Read More

Collins calls on Delaney for boxing challenge

John Delaney 12/12/2015
  Waterford United manager Roddy Collins has challenged FAI Chief John Delaney to a charity white collar boxing bout at...

Tuesday, 26/04/16 - 5:19pm Read More

International basketball coming to Waterford this weekend

Ireland v USA
  Senior Ladies Ireland v USA (Sport Changes Life) A rare basketball treat comes to town this Saturday evening April...

Tuesday, 26/04/16 - 5:14pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

We’re going southbound

Propeller Palms, appearing in Central Arts, Central Hall tomorrow night.
THE Propeller Palms are one of the greatest bands to ever come out of Waterford. This isn’t advertising spiel…this is fact. They have performed sold out gigs all over the country and ahead of their latest, very special gig at...

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Brass Band take to the water

   CITY Of Waterford Brass will be heading to the Dunmore East Adventure Centre this Sunday, June 21 at 12 pm...

Thursday, 18/06/15 - 9:29am Read More

Go behind the scenes of Spraoi

spraoi unseen
SPRAOI unseen, an extraordinary behind the scenes look at Waterford’s favourite festival, will receive its world premiere this Saturday, February...

Monday, 16/02/15 - 3:26pm Read More


Check out Nathan Carter’s Hillsborough tribute performed on the Late Late Show last night

Nathan Carter appeared on The Late Late Show last night singing a song he wrote in honour of the 96 victims who lost their lives in the Hillsborough incident. Originally from Merseyside, it was clear the song called ‘Liverpool’ meant...

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Darren Skelton on stage with View from the Blue 2

  SOMEONE somewhere thought it would be a good idea to put the View from the Blue column, published every...

Thursday, 24/03/16 - 11:59am Read More

Go behind the scenes of Spraoi

spraoi unseen
SPRAOI unseen, an extraordinary behind the scenes look at Waterford’s favourite festival, will receive its world premiere this Saturday, February...

Monday, 16/02/15 - 3:26pm Read More

World Premiere at Central Hall

The Cast of Hooked, making its world premiere in Waterford this January
THINGS are really getting exciting at Central Arts with the year kicking off with the world premiere of Gillian Grattan’s...

Wednesday, 21/01/15 - 4:05pm Read More

Three to see this Easter Weekend

Adele Tribute Live in Bolgers Bar Sunday, April 20. “ADELE & Diva” is a stunning vocal tribute to some of...

Friday, 18/04/14 - 9:29am Read More

Three to see this week

David McSavage: Don’t Give Up THE writer and star of the hit TV show, The Savage Eye, David McSavage is...

Wednesday, 02/04/14 - 4:51pm Read More

National News

Fianna Fáil’s Robert Troy reveals his battle with depression

Fianna Fáil TD Robert Troy has won widespread praise for revealing his battles with anxiety and depression, writes [url=https://twitter.com/McConnellDaniel]Daniel McConnell of the Irish Examiner. Among those to lavish praise on his courage in speaking out today was Agriculture Minister Simon...

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Shocking video emerges of firefighters being attacked with rocks and pool cues

By David Raleigh Shocking footage has emerged of a gang of youths attacking a firefighter who was responding to a...

Monday, 02/05/16 - 12:58pm Read More

PSNI officers shaken but unharmed after patrol car’s windscreen smashed by brick

Two police officers have been left shaken but physically unharmed after coming under attack while on patrol in the North....

Monday, 02/05/16 - 12:36pm Read More

Man escapes injury after petrol bomb thrown at his home

A petrol bomb has been thrown at a house in county Tyrone. The PSNI says a 22-year-old man, who was...

Monday, 02/05/16 - 10:52am Read More

National Sport

Mayo deserve more credit for All-Ireland U21 title success; Shelving U21 championship a mistake

By Peter McNamara Some people make you laugh when commenting on matches at any level in the GAA. Certainly, following Cork’s loss to Mayo in the EirGrid All-Ireland U21 FC final you would at least grin at the majority of...

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Aidan O’Brien may run Air Force Blue in shorter races after his disappointing Newmarket outing

Aidan O’Brien is considering giving Air Force Blue another chance to prove himself over a mile in the Tattersalls Irish...

Monday, 02/05/16 - 12:08pm Read More

Roscommon squeeze through by a single point at the last against impressive New York

Joe Callaghan reports from Gaelic Park, New York Roscommon 1-15 New York 0-17 The wait for a fairytale goes on....

Monday, 02/05/16 - 11:10am Read More

Leicester forward Jamie Vardy has scooped an award

Leicester forward Jamie Vardy has been voted the 2016 Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers’ Association. The England...

Monday, 02/05/16 - 10:13am Read More