Waterford News

“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 to him in today’s Irish Examiner, which stated that Waterford is “only half a city and needs to scale up...

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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

Paudie Coffey on UHW, the health crises in Ireland, and why he believes FG TD John Deasy has no interest in UHW.

Dysfunction in our country’s Acute Hospitals leads to substandard health service and denies equality of access to specialist health services...

Wednesday, 25/01/17 - 12:26pm Read More

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...

Wednesday, 04/01/17 - 4:24pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Condon in action for Ireland in the UAE

Waterford show jumper Anthony Condon and his Irish team-mates are currently in action at the five-star Nations Cup at Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates. The FEI Nations Cup Jumping series this year celebrates 108 years of team competition...

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Déise end long wait for league victory in Nowlan Park

Jamie Barron was one of the real stars for Waterford as they got their NHL campaign off to a winning...

Tuesday, 14/02/17 - 4:41pm Read More

Irish University records on the double for Waterford

  Olympic finalist, Thomas Barr was in top form at the All-Ireland University Indoor Championships in Athlone on Friday, winning...

Tuesday, 14/02/17 - 4:36pm Read More

Minister Ross on hand to launch new Blues kit

  Pictured at the official launch of the new Waterford FC jersey at the Tower Hotel, Waterford, on Monday afternoon,...

Tuesday, 14/02/17 - 4:32pm 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

Robbie Fowler: ‘I would have made it to The Jump final’

Former footballer Robbie Fowler was confident he could have made it to the last hurdle of Channel 4 ski show The Jump, before his unfortunate last run saw him eliminated. “I’m not saying I could have won it, but I...

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Amanda Holden: BGT helped change my ’terrible image’

Britain’s Got Talent judge Amanda Holden said appearing on the talent show helped change her “terrible image” with women. The...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 3:46pm Read More

EastEnders hardman Ross Kemp was teased by his mates for ‘talking posh’

Former EastEnders hardman Ross Kemp said he was teased for “talking posh” by his friends when his career started out....

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 2:02pm Read More

Danny Dyer is a ‘consummate professional’ bosses say

EastEnders bosses have strongly denied claims about Danny Dyer’s behaviour on set, calling him the “consummate professional”. The star is...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 2:02pm Read More

Final The Voice auditions prove more popular than Let It Shine semi-final

ITV talent show The Voice continued to prove its popularity over BBC rival Let It Shine in its last round...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 2:02pm Read More

Here’s what you missed at Maybelline’s LFW party on Saturday

London Fashion Week is well under way and it looks like Maybelline’s Bring On The Night party was the one...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 2:04pm Read More

National News

Man charged in connection with robbery at Dublin convenience store

Gardaí have charged a 57-year-old man in connection with yesterday’s robbery at a store in the Irishtown area of Dublin yesterday evening. He is due to appear before Dublin District Court 3, Criminal Courts of Justice tomorrow morning at 10.30am....

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Man arrested in connection with fatal stabbing in Tallaght

Gardaí have arrested a man, aged in his early 40s, in connection with yesterday’s fatal stabbing in Tallaght. He is...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 8:27pm Read More

Man found clinging to his kayak rescued off Cork coast

Youghal RNLI has rescued a man who was found clinging to his kayak this afternoon after he was in the...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 6:39pm Read More

Online error causes distress for Cork bar owner

A Cork bar owner is warning of the dangers of digital society after his credit score took a significant hit...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 4:24pm Read More

National Sport

Glenbeigh-Glencar emerge victorious from incident-packed junior football final

Glenbeigh-Glencar (Kerry) 1-14 Rock (Tyrone) 1-11 Darran O’Sullivan has won more important titles with Kerry at Croke Park, in front of much bigger crowds, but if he sees another afternoon as manic as this one it’ll be quite a surprise,...

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Marvin Emnes is the hero the internet was waiting for during Blackburn V Man United

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcus Rashford may have helped Manchester United progress to FA Cup quarter-finals with a 1-2 victory over...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 7:43pm Read More

Non-league Lincoln City handed dream FA Cup draw

Lincoln City will either face fellow non-league side Sutton United or enjoy a glamour tie at The Emirates Stadium to...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 6:54pm Read More

Late Zlatan winner sees Manchester United into FA Cup quarter-finals

Zlatan Ibrahimovic spared Manchester United’s blushes at embattled Blackburn as he fired Jose Mourinho’s men into the FA Cup quarter-finals....

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 6:41pm Read More