Waterford News

New light festival celebrates women

AS the Christmas lights go out over the weekend of Nollaig na mBan (Women’s Little Christmas) from this Thursday to Sunday, Illuminate Herstory will light up the country with images of women. This is the first year of the new light...

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President of WIT appointed

PROFESSOR Willie Donnelly has been appointed President of Waterford Institute of Technology by the Governing Body at a meeting today. Prof...

Thursday, 15/12/16 - 4:12pm Read More

Bausch + Lomb respond to Industrial Action Vote

Valent Pharmaceuticals Ireland (Trading as B+L Ireland) have released a statement in response to their workers vote to commence industrial...

Wednesday, 07/12/16 - 10:50am Read More

Charged with murder

A MAN has been charged with the murder following the fatal stabbing of a 28 year old man at New Street last...

Wednesday, 23/11/16 - 9:37am Read More

Waterford Sport

Furlong hoping to bow out with All-Ireland gold

  The Waterford Under 16 Squad celebrate their All-Ireland semi-final victory over Donegal at Ozier Park on Saturday last. Next up is a final clash with DDSL on Sunday. SFAI Subway National U-16 Championship Final Sunday, January 22 Waterford Schoolboy...

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Wildcats coaches step aside ahead of Glanmire clash

Former Maxol WIT Wildcats Head Coach, Michael Evans. Photo: Noel Browne. Maxol WIT Wildcats are back in action this Saturday...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 12:44pm Read More

Robinson rounds off list of 2016 Park winners ahead of overall banquet

Jockey Dylan Robinson, the winner of the Park Hotel December Sport Star Award  is pictured receiving his prize from Declan...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 12:40pm Read More

Waterford’s Breen and Morrissey in action in Monte Carlo

The unique atmosphere of Rally Monte Carlo and the debut of the new more powerful and spectacular cars make for...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 12:27pm 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

Matt Damon says he’ll pitch clean water to Trump

Matt Damon has taken the cause of clean water to the Sundance Film Festival, where he said he’s hoping to pitch to Donald Trump on the issue. The Hollywood star – co-founder of nonprofit Water.org – said clean water accessibility...

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Donald Trump’s election result of decades of political failure, Ken Loach says

Ken Loach has described the election of Donald Trump as US president as “an expression of failure” of the last...

Sunday, 22/01/17 - 11:07pm Read More

Nicola McLean ‘devastated’ after Speidi row

Nicola McLean has said she had never felt so low in the CBB house as she had since falling out...

Sunday, 22/01/17 - 10:52pm Read More

French actress Isabelle Huppert named actress of the year

Isabelle Huppert has been named actress of the year at the Critics’ Circle Film Awards for her role as an...

Sunday, 22/01/17 - 10:52pm Read More

Has Jamie and Bianca’s CBB romance hit the rocks?

Jamie O’Hara and Bianca Gascoigne’s brief romance appears to have hit a rocky patch. The pair have been getting cosy...

Sunday, 22/01/17 - 10:22pm Read More

Jamie O’Hara’s steamy dream has CBB viewers cringing

Jamie O’Hara has been labelled “sleazy” by Celebrity Big Brother fans after a rather dodgy little chat about his dreams....

Sunday, 22/01/17 - 9:52pm Read More

National News

Sinn Féin to name Martin McGuinness’ successor today

Martin McGuinness’ successor is due to be named later. The head of Sinn Féin’s Stormont team would probably become deputy first minister if March’s election follows the recent pattern and power-sharing is restored. However the nominee will have to spearhead...

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Man arrested after policeman shot in Belfast

A 36-year-old man has been arrested after a policeman was shot in north Belfast, police said. The community officer suffered...

Monday, 23/01/17 - 12:17am Read More

Gardaí search for missing man Edward Canavan

Gardaí have asked for the public’s help in finding missing man Edward Canavan. The 50-year-old has been missing from his...

Sunday, 22/01/17 - 9:59pm Read More

Police officer shot and wounded in north Belfast

A police officer has been shot and wounded in north Belfast, police said. The attack happened at a petrol station...

Sunday, 22/01/17 - 9:59pm Read More

National Sport

Ronnie O’Sullivan wins record seventh Masters title

Ronnie O’Sullivan created history as he sealed a record seventh Dafabet Masters title after coming back to defeat Joe Perry in a 10-7 triumph at Alexandra Palace. O’Sullivan’s victory means he has surpassed Stephen Hendry’s tally of six Masters trophies...

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Ryan Mason in stable condition after surgery on fractured skull

Hull have announced Ryan Mason has suffered a fractured skull and is in a stable condition in hospital. The midfielder...

Sunday, 22/01/17 - 11:00pm Read More

Goalie takes to Twitter to accuse Wes Hoolahan of diving twice against Wolves

Norwich beat Wolves 3-1 yesterday, thanks in part to Robbie Brady bizarrely scoring a penalty past fellow Ireland left-back Matt...

Sunday, 22/01/17 - 10:00pm Read More

Antonio Conte: ‘Diego is very happy to stay with Chelsea’

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte hopes Diego Costa’s goalscoring return ends speculation over the striker’s future. The Blues beat Hull...

Sunday, 22/01/17 - 8:58pm Read More