Waterford News

Pull the other one!

OVER 700 secondary school students as well as some volunteers from the public, gathered in the People’s Park yesterday (December 15) for a world record attempt of the longest Christmas cracker chain. The gallant effort was organised by St. Vincent...

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High profile city centre property sold

THE Waterford News & Star understands that the UK pub chain, JD Wetherspoon has purchased the former TSB building on Arundel...

Tuesday, 09/12/14 - 10:43am Read More

Traffic restrictions for Magic on the Mall

THERE will be a number of traffic restrictions in place on Saturday evening to facilitate Magic on the Mall with...

Friday, 28/11/14 - 12:26pm Read More

All systems go at T&Hs

THE team behind T & H Doolans are envisaging something special for Waterford’s most iconic watering hole, which is primed...

Tuesday, 25/11/14 - 2:26pm Read More

Waterford Sport

GAA politics still very much alive and well

Co.Waterford GAA Convention 2013
Anyone that knows me, knows I love the GAA, well hurling anyway but if your’re a part of a club then you have to take the good with the bad and that means that us hurling people have to try...

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Convention contests look set to go down to the wire

Paddy Joe Ryan
For the first time in over five years next the main focus of attention at Thursday’s County Convention will be...

Tuesday, 16/12/14 - 12:09pm Read More

Déise great Wall enters Munster Hall of Fame

A warrior-like figure for The Nire during the sixties and seventies, Jim Wall was inducted into the Munster GAA Hall...

Tuesday, 16/12/14 - 12:04pm Read More

Super sub Sutton’s strike stuns sluggish Southend

Ferrybank Team 2
Ferrybank produced a massive shock to defeat O’Neill’s Premier League leaders Southend United in their clash played at the Village...

Tuesday, 16/12/14 - 12:00pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

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 the most influential female vocalists in musical history, featuring classics from the 50s right through to today’s most recent hits....

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Three to see this week

David McSavage: Don’t Give Up THE writer and star of the hit TV show, The Savage Eye, David McSavage is...

Wednesday, 02/04/14 - 4:51pm Read More

Three to See this Week

PETER HOOK Joy Division
An Evening with Peter Hook THE world’s longest running music magazine, NME, published their list of the 500 greatest singles...

Friday, 14/03/14 - 9:10am Read More


George Ezra to play Electric Picnic

George Ezra has just been announced to play at Electric Picnic next year.The 21-year-old singer, who headlined Glastonbury's BBC Introducing stage in the summer, will appear at Stradbally in 2015.The second batch of tickets for the 12th Picnic are now...

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Friday’s TV tips

Text Santa (UTV, 8pm) While as much as the idea of Father Christmas having a mobile phone and us being...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 3:04pm Read More

WATCH: Ben Haenow’s debut music video

This year's X-Factor winner Ben Haenow has officially released his first music video.Ben released the video to accompany his winner's...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 2:44pm Read More

Diaz ‘engaged’ to rocker boyfriend

Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden are reportedly engaged.The 'Bad Teacher' actress - who previously dated stars including Justin Timberlake and...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 2:14pm Read More

Cheryl’s husband wins privacy damages

The husband of X Factor judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has accepted undisclosed privacy damages over a magazine article which speculated about...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 1:45pm Read More

No secret santa for One Direction

One Direction don't buy each other Christmas presents.Harry Styles has revealed he and his bandmates - Liam Payne, Zayn Malik,...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 12:11pm Read More

National News

Clare Gardaí arrest man and seize €680k of cannabis herb

A man has been arrested in County Clare following the seizure of almost €700,000 worth of cannabis.Gardaí say 34kgs of cannabis herb was discovered at a property in the Kilkee area earlier today, and a 22-year-old man was arrested at...

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British Army carries out controlled explosion on device found under soldier’s car

British Army bomb disposal experts are examining a suspected explosive device found under a soldier's car in the North.It is...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 5:33pm Read More

Dangerous rapist released after appeal against activation of sentence for having a drink

A rapist described as a "serious threat to the women of Cork" has been released from prison following a successful...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 5:06pm Read More

Security alert after suspicious object found in Armagh

A security alert is underway in Portadown in Co Armagh after a suspicious object was found at the Corbracky Road...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 4:42pm Read More

National Sport

Hart signs new City contract

Joe Hart has committed his future to Manchester City by signing a new contract which will keep him at the club until 2019.The England goalkeeper becomes the latest City player to extend his stay at the Etihad Stadium, following the...

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Bank sues Ecclestone for €345m over F1 sale

German state bank BayernLB is suing Bernie Ecclestone and his family holding Bambino for around €345m in relation to the...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 6:20pm Read More

Pearson fined and given one-match ban for swearing at fan

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson has been hit with a £10,000 fine and a one-match touchline ban following his altercation with...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 5:50pm Read More

Olympic champion Phelps admits drink-driving

Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer Michael Phelps has pleaded guilty to drink-driving.Phelps entered his plea to a charge of driving under...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 5:13pm Read More