Waterford News

Illegal cigarettes seized in Waterford

Yesterday (21/02/2017) as part of an intelligence led operation, Revenue Officers stopped and searched a van in Waterford city and found 20,000 contraband cigarettes. The cigarettes were branded ‘Mayfair’ and have a retail value of over  €11,000, representing a potential...

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Students to live the life of doctors

MORE than 120 Transition Year students from the South-East counties of Ireland today began the four-day Waterford RCSI (Royal College...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 12:06pm Read More

“Half city comment was taken out of context” – Minister Simon Coveney

MINISTER for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, Simon Coveney has contacted the Waterford News & Star to clarify comments attributed...

Friday, 03/02/17 - 12:17pm Read More

Road funding vital for overdue works

FUNDING of almost €11 million has been approved for the improvement and maintenance of Waterford’s roads. Minister of State John...

Tuesday, 24/01/17 - 2:23pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Third quarter gear change sees Tipp home against Déise

  Gavin O’Brien after the game with Tipperary in Walsh Park on Sunday. Photo: Inpho. Allianz NHL Round Two – Waterford v Tipperary – Score by Score First Half 1 – 10 mins. – Tipperary win the toss and elect...

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McClean wants to set down a marker in Athlone

Patrick McClean is one player looking forward to the new season. Photo: Waterford FC. WATERFORD FC LEAGUE OF IRELAND PREVIEW...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 4:37pm Read More

Sean Kelly Tour of Waterford set to ride again on August 19-20

The now award winning Sean Kelly Tour of Waterford will take place this year on the weekend of August 19...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 4:31pm Read More

Cheltenham fever about to grip Waterford

  It’s rather hard to believe that on this day three weeks (Tuesday, March 14) the tape will come up...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 4:29pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

It’s time to Imagine!

  THE 15th annual Imagine Arts Festival in Waterford gets underway tonight (Oct 20) and will run for 10 days with a programme of over 60 events on offer celebrating a literature, music, art, craft, dance, theatre and Trad including...

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‘We haven’t had an earthquake lately’

IN recognition of the many benefits of reading, the Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) is hosting a public reading of Waterfordians’...

Thursday, 06/10/16 - 3:45pm Read More

We’re going southbound

THE Propeller Palms are one of the greatest bands to ever come out of Waterford. This isn’t advertising spiel…this is...

Thursday, 05/11/15 - 9:32am Read More

Entertainment

Watch Bradley Walsh and Stormzy embrace at the Brits as The Chase presenter teases collaboration

Soap star turned singer Bradley Walsh has revealed plans to collaborate with grime artist Stormzy. The pair formed an unlikely friendship on the red carpet at Wednesday night’s Brit Awards in an eventful evening for the south London rapper who...

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Here’s who’s on the couch with Ryan this week

Fresh from the Valentine’s day special controversy the Late Late Show is back to business as usual. This week Philip...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 3:00pm Read More

‘Very good chance’ Daniel Craig will return as James Bond, says Naomie Harris

James Bond star Naomie Harris has said there is “a very good chance” Daniel Craig will return as 007. Harris, who...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 2:43pm Read More

What is a ‘feather party’ and why did Jilly Cooper invite This Morning’s Holly and Phil?

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield struggled to hold back giggles after renowned erotic writer Jilly Cooper invited them to an...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 2:28pm Read More

This Morning’s Holly and Phillip break down over cyber-bullying story

This Morning presenters Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield broke down in tears as they learned how cyber-bullying drove a teenage...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 2:46pm Read More

Sheridan Smith kicks off regional tour of Funny Girl

Sheridan Smith dressed head-to-toe in black following the opening of the regional tour of Funny Girl. The actress, 35, appeared...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 1:43pm Read More

National News

Man dies following Antrim crash

A man has died following a crash in Co Antrim. The 63-year-old was withdrawing money from an ATM in Larne at around 8.25am yesterday when a van which was parked on the street is understood to have rolled back and...

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Alan Kelly demands answers about who knew what about Norwegian Air announcement

Labour TD Alan Kelly has called for an investigation into what the Department of Transport knew in relations to today’s...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 2:38pm Read More

Uninsured driver who knocked down and killed cyclist has sentence increased

An uninsured driver who knocked down and killed a cyclist after breaking a red light in Dublin will have to...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 2:21pm Read More

Zappone hopes spiralling cost of children’s hospital means it will be ‘best in world’

The Children’s Minister has said if the new Children’s Hospital is going to be the most expensive in the world,...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 1:46pm Read More

National Sport

Schmidt backs Sexton to cope with physical French challenge

Joe Schmidt has every confidence in Jonathan Sexton’s ability to withstand any French onslaught when the sides meet at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, writes Brendan O’Brien of the Irish Examiner. Sexton has, as expected, been drafted in to the...

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Sexton named at out-half in Ireland team to face France

Johnny Sexton will make is first start in this year’s Six Nations with Joe Schmidt naming him at out half...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 1:50pm Read More

Safes bolted to wall ripped out in ‘despicable attack’ on Tyrone GAA club

St Enda’s GAA club in Omagh was the victim of a “despicable attack” by burglars causing “a considerable amount of...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 1:29pm Read More

Rhys Ruddock and Fergus McFadden set to return to Leinster starting line-up

Leinster welcome back Rhys Ruddock and Fergus McFadden to the starting line-up to face the Dragons on Friday. Head coach...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 12:53pm Read More