Waterford News

Operation Storm sees 24 arrests

WATERFORD Gardaí conducted Operation Storm over the past three days in the city. The initiative, under the banner of Operation Thor, was aimed at crime prevention, targeted arrests, search operations, and community engagement. Approximately 120 members took part in the...

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Murder investigation launched

The body of 48 year Abdi Rasheed Kaaheen Shire was discovered at the above address at approximately 9.20am yesterday. A...

Thursday, 01/06/17 - 4:13pm Read More

Jobs blow for the city as Waterford Stanley announces restructuring

WATERFORD has been dealt another major jobs blow today with confirmation that Waterford Stanley plans to cease the production of...

Wednesday, 24/05/17 - 12:19pm Read More

Thieves caught after daylight chase

AN armed robbery of Jaybees shop on the Dunmore Road last Thursday turned into a high speed car chase, a...

Friday, 12/05/17 - 10:07am Read More

Waterford Sport

Bennett to miss opening SHC qualifier

Waterford’s Stephen Bennett is set to miss Saturday week’s All-Ireland SHC Qualifier after he picked up a one match ban from the CCCC. Photo: Inpho. It is being reported this morning, by Jackie Cahill on the 42.ie that Waterford hurler,...

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Waterford veer off script in the heat of Thurles battle

  DÉISE SWEPT OFF THEIR FEET: Cork’s Michael Cahalane and Colm Spillane with Waterford’s Tommy Ryan during last Sunday’s Munster...

Thursday, 22/06/17 - 12:31pm Read More

Tommy Drohan – a man that bled red and black

  Tommy Drohan was our Waterford Sport/Harvey Travel Unsung Hero overall award winner back in 2006. Here he was at...

Thursday, 22/06/17 - 12:25pm Read More

Waterford FC announces Club Partnership Programme

  The Club Partnership programme was launched on Friday night last and Ferrybank AFC were one of the first announced...

Thursday, 22/06/17 - 12:20pm 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

Here’s why Glastonbury won’t be on next year

If you’re anything like us you’re timelines have been bombarded with everything and anything Glastonbury related. So much so that you’ve already pop into the whatsapp group chat to make them promise that you’ll all go next year. Well, sad...

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Evanna Lynch talks about being JK Rowling’s penpal before landing the role of Luna Lovegood

Harry Potter star and our very own Evanna Lynch has spoken about how “empowering” she found the books as she...

Monday, 26/06/17 - 3:30pm Read More

Zoe Ball marks one year sober with Instagram post

Zoe Ball is marking a year of sobriety. The presenter and DJ, 46, has been through a difficult time with...

Monday, 26/06/17 - 1:00pm Read More

Social media stars join live HelloWorld show

Internet sensation Zoella will join a host of fellow social media stars for a new live show which has been called the “Woodstock for...

Monday, 26/06/17 - 1:00pm Read More

Fans have mixed feelings about Sheeran’s Glastonbury performance

Ed Sheeran’s headline set at Glastonbury appeared to divide viewers – with some saying he “killed it”  but others complaining...

Monday, 26/06/17 - 1:00pm Read More

Ed Sheeran closes Glastonbury, saying he never dreamed he would headline

Ed Shereen brought Glastonbury to a close on Sunday night, snapping a photo of the crowd and saying he never...

Monday, 26/06/17 - 1:00pm Read More

National News

Senior judges make historic intervention in judicial appointments row

The country’s most senior judges have made an historic intervention this evening  in the row over the future of judicial appointments. Chief Justice Susan Denham and the presidents of the Court of Appeal, the High Court, the Circuit Court and...

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Tensions high as gardai called to disturbance between rival groups at Cork Halting Site

Gardai are investigating a disturbance between what appears to have been two rival groups at the Spring Lane Halting Site in...

Monday, 26/06/17 - 5:40pm Read More

Man living in nursing home separated from wife of 63 years: ‘I pray, and then I cry’

An elderly couple, who have been married for 63 years, were recently separated when only one place was granted to...

Monday, 26/06/17 - 5:30pm Read More

Winner waited TWO MONTHS before claiming €500,000 jackpot

A man who deliberately waited two months to claim a €500,000 EuroMillions jackpot said he used the time to consider...

Monday, 26/06/17 - 5:30pm Read More

National Sport

South African media report details of Erasmus deal

by Tony Leen RASSIE Erasmus will leave Munster to oversee a major overhaul of South African rugby shortly, and will bring his defence coach Jacques Nienaber home with him, Afrikaan media reported last night. As South African Rugby’s director of...

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Jordan Spieth won a play-off from the bunker and it’s the most clutch thing you’ll see today

Jordan Spieth has been said to have ice in his veins, but after this incredible winning stroke at the Travelers...

Monday, 26/06/17 - 5:00pm Read More

Hamilton should take some blame for Vettel bust-up, says Jackie Stewart

Jackie Stewart believes Lewis Hamilton must take some of the blame for an on-track bust-up with title rival Sebastian Vettel...

Monday, 26/06/17 - 3:40pm Read More

Frank de Boer named new Crystal Palace manager

Crystal Palace have announced Frank de Boer as their new manager. The Dutchman, 47, has signed a three-year deal with...

Monday, 26/06/17 - 3:30pm Read More