Waterford News

New owner of Waterford Castle revealed

THE Waterford News & Star can reveal that the new owner of Waterford Castle Hotel and Golf Resort is property developer and local man Seamus Walsh. The property developer, originally from Waterford, but now living in Australia, paid well in...

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Who do you think they are?

The 1981 Inter School League and Championship winners - Mount Sion
THE Times Past page is one of the most popular features of The Waterford News & Star, and from now...

Thursday, 29/01/15 - 10:38am Read More

Waterford woman speaks of heartache visiting husband in prison

Prison Families S2Episode 1Eve
Waterford woman Eve Doyle is to feature on TV3 this Monday night, February 2 in the second series of ‘Prison...

Wednesday, 28/01/15 - 1:04pm Read More

Juvenile can be held for up to six more hours

A JUVENILE arrested in relation to the alleged arson attack on St Saviours Boxing Club can be held in custody...

Wednesday, 28/01/15 - 10:16am Read More

Waterford Sport

Two Waterford men up for Beat Sports Awards

Athletics Ireland announce GloHealth’s sponsorship of athletics in Ireland
Waterford will be well represented at the 2014 Beat South-East Sports Star Awards Night which takes place at Mount Wolseley Hotel Spa and Golf Resort, Tullow, Co. Carlow on this coming Saturday January 3. The awards celebrate the region’s top...

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Maurice marks special occasion with rare goal as Déise lift McGrath Cup

Maurice O'Gorman celebrates scoring their second goal 24/1/2015
What’s seldom is splendid. Maurice O’Gorman saved his second goal in county colours for a night when Waterford needed it...

Tuesday, 27/01/15 - 3:54pm Read More

Early goals decisive as Cappoquin bow out in Mullingar

Cappoquin's Shane O'Rourke trys to get away from  O'Donovan Rossa's Michael Turley and Christopher McElhatton during the All Ireland Intermediate Club Semi Final in Cusack Park, Mullingar.
Photo Sean Byrne//Deise Sport
What has been a fairy tale year for Cappoquin ended in damp and windy Mullingar on Sunday last with the...

Tuesday, 27/01/15 - 3:47pm Read More

Late Keane header wins it for Carrick United

Goalscorer Glen Keane, John Murphy and John Walsh celebrate Carrick United's win over Greenhills Greenpark of Dublin in the FAI Junior Cup at Tom Drohan Park on Sunday.
AFTER EXTRA TIME An extra time winner from super sub Glen Keane saw Carrick United beat Greenhills Greenpark of Dublin...

Tuesday, 27/01/15 - 3:42pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

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 hoping that one, or even all four, of the judges will turn in her favour. Ashley has been playing the...

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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


Friday’s TV tips

FILM: Charlie's Angels (3e, 7pm) (2000) Charlie's private investigation company is addressed by programmer Eric Knox, owner of Knox Technologies, whose revolutionary voice-recognition software has been stolen. Charlie's Angels Natalie, Dylan and Alex are sent to place a bug in...

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TV3 says goodbye to ‘Late Lunch Live’

TV3 have axed day-time show Late Lunch Live - in favour of an evening chat show. But don't worry if...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 4:27pm Read More

David Beckham’s sons are embarrassed by him

Ever wondered what David Beckham has been up to since he retired from his high profile soccer career in 2013?...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 12:07pm Read More

Johnny Depp to tie the knot next week

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard will reportedly marry next week.The 'Mortdecai' actor and his 28-year-old fiancee - who got engaged...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 11:19am Read More

Shakira and Gerard Pique welcome baby number two

Shakira has given birth to her second son with boyfriend Gerard Piqué into the world at a hospital in Barcelona...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 9:56am Read More

Corrie character reveals extra storyline

Georgia May Foote doesn't think she'll return to 'Coronation Street'.The 23-year-old actress, who plays Katy Armstrong, is set to leave...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 8:23am Read More

National News

Former sports coach fled to Spain after sex abuse victim came forward

A former sports coach from Dublin has been jailed for three years for sexually abusing two teenage boys and for possessing a large amount of child pornography.Colin Goggin - with a former address at Beach Park Road in Foxrock -...

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Police called after Roy Keane ‘incident’ with taxi driver

Police in the UK are investigating an alleged incident involving Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane. The 43-year-old former...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 5:01pm Read More

Court asks surveillance garda to answer question on how many observed suspects

A court has ruled against surveillance gardaí who claimed that revealing the number of officers who observe suspects from cars...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 5:00pm Read More

Pair disappointed with quality of Carrickfergus cannabis decided to grow their own

Two men were so disappointed with the quality of cannabis sold in Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, that they decided to grow...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 4:29pm Read More

National Sport

Ginola fails in bid for FIFA presidency

David Ginola has withdrawn from the FIFA presidential race after failing to gain the minimum five nominations.The former France and Tottenham winger's withdrawal was widely expected, and uncertainty continues over whether another prospective candidate Jerome Champagne, a former FIFA deputy...

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Cuadrado set for Chelsea move

Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella has confirmed that Juan Guillermo Cuadrado will not play for the Viola on Saturday, with the...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 5:16pm Read More

Team news from the Premier League

Jose Mourinho will have to face Man City without Diego Costa.All the team news from around the grounds ahead of...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 4:49pm Read More

McIlroy leads the way in Dubai

World number one Rory McIlroy's peerless power and precision has put him in pole position at the Omega Dubai Desert...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 4:20pm Read More