Waterford News

Gardaí to target motorists on mobiles

GARDAÍ will be out in force in Waterford this Wednesday and Thursday targeting motorists, who use their mobile phones while on the road. Superintendent of Tramore Garda Station John Mulligan, who has special responsibility for regional traffic, said Gardaí will be...

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Kidnapping and attempted assault

A 35 year old woman called to Waterford Garda Station at 8pm last Wednesday Night stating that a person known...

Friday, 24/04/15 - 9:08am Read More

D-day for demolition

North Quays
MAY 7 is now the date given for work to commence on the demolition of the former R&H Hall mill...

Thursday, 23/04/15 - 5:34pm Read More

New president at WIT

Prof Will Donnelly President WIT (1)
THE governing body of Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) has ratified Prof Willie Donnelly as the next President of the...

Tuesday, 21/04/15 - 5:05pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Waterford come from behind in Nowlan Park to book final passage

Maurice Shanahan celebrates at the final whistle 19/4/2015
NHL Semi-final: Waterford v Tipperary: Score by Score 1 – 15 mins. – Tipperary Waterford face the breeze blowing into the terrace end in the first half and after Paddy Stapleton gives away a needless ‘65’ when under no pressure...

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Déise keep marching on

James Woodlock chases after Colin Dunford 19/4/2015
WHY WATERFORD WON STUCK TO THE GAMEPLAN Tactics and gameplans are all well and good but sometimes even the best...

Tuesday, 21/04/15 - 4:19pm Read More

Hibs come from behind to keep title dream alive

O’Neill’s Premier League Hibernians remain at the top of the O’Neill’s Premier League pile as they came from behind to...

Tuesday, 21/04/15 - 4:14pm Read More

Waterford reach first league final since 2011

National Camogie League Semi-final Waterford reached a first adult final since 2011 following a 1-15 to 1-7 victory over Kildare...

Tuesday, 21/04/15 - 4:10pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

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 21 at 5pm & 8pm. Produced and directed by Sean Corcoran and Dónal O’Flynn ‘Spraoi Unseen” is a feature length...

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Finding her voice

Ashley Loftus, who will represent Waterford on The Voice this Sunday night
DUNMORE East girl Ashley Loftus will be Waterford’s representative on this week’s instalment of RTE’s The Voice, where she’ll be...

Tuesday, 27/01/15 - 3:29pm 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


Actor Michael Cera to play Workman’s Club in Dublin

Hollywood star Michael Cera is to play the Workman's Club in Dublin this June.The star of films such as Juno, Youth in Revolt and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (where he played a bass player in a teen band) will...

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Rumours Mel B was axed from X factor because of husband ‘absolute nonsense’

Mel B's management have rubbished claims she was axed from 'The X Factor' because of her husband Stephen Belafonte.The 39-year-old...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 2:08pm Read More

Kidd: Death threats against Perkins ‘horrific’

Jodie Kidd says the way Sue Perkins was treated by 'Top Gear' fans was "horrific".With both women being named the...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 11:47am Read More

Snoop: I got into England because Queen’s grandbabies love me

Snoop Dogg is only allowed in the UK because of Britain's Prince Harry and Prince William.The 43-year-old US rapper claims...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 9:58am Read More

German cinemas in dispute over Avengers fee

Several hundred cinemas in Germany are refusing to screen the new Avengers film in a dispute with Disney over rental...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 8:15am Read More

Anne Kirkbride up for Soap Award

Coronation Street legend Anne Kirkbride is up for a British Soap Award nearly four months after her death.The 60-year-old actress,...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 6:43am Read More

National News

Judge appointed to monitor conflicts of interest in Siteserv sale review

Judge Iarfhlaith O'Neill has been appointed to monitor conflicts of interest in the IBRC transaction review.The Minister for Finance has also announced the Terms of Reference for a review of certain transactions carried out by IBRC, prior to the appointment...

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Hotel offers 50% discount to anyone who rips down NO posters

A Dublin hotel has offered a 50% discount to anyone who arrives at the hotel with a poster supporting a...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 5:07pm Read More

Thousands gather in Cork town to pay tribute to Karen Buckley

Thousands of people are paying their respects to the family of Karen Buckley in Co Cork this evening.The 24-year-old graduate...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 5:01pm Read More

Stormont rejects same-sex marriage proposal

A proposal to have same-sex marriage legalised in the North has been rejected today.It is the fourth time the divisive...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 4:44pm Read More

National Sport

New advances in bantz: St Mirren skipper spears teammate

By Larry Ryan, Irish ExaminerSt Mirren captain Steven Thompson threw a spiked pole through teammate John McGinn's thigh in a fresh twist on classic training-ground japery.Invariably, ex-footballers look back fondly on their careers and assure us the one thing they...

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Republic to play Northern Ireland in closed-doors match

Republic of Ireland will play a closed-doors training match against Northern Ireland at Aviva Stadium on Thursday June 4, it...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 4:13pm Read More

Three things we learned from the Football League Division 1 final

By Peter McNamara 1. Cian O'Sullivan's revised roleKilmacud Crokes' Cian O'Sullivan is a pillar of consistency for Dublin.Since arriving on...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 3:20pm Read More

Chris Smalling: Everton match was ‘a massive wake-up call’ for Man United

Chris Smalling hopes Manchester United's 3-0 defeat to Everton will serve as a "massive wake-up call" to those who felt...

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