Waterford News

Get ready for Ska fest in Tramore

IT promises to be a great Easter weekend of fun and entertainment in Tramore for the annual Ska Fest which promises to be bigger and better than ever. The Tramore Ska Fest will run from this coming Friday, April 3...

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Support Daffodil Day

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IRELAND’S oldest flagship fundraising day, Daffodil Day, takes place today, March 27 and the Irish Cancer Society is looking for...

Friday, 27/03/15 - 2:33pm Read More

54 year old died from fall

GARDAI investigating the discovery of the body of a 54 year old male at the rear of a house on Francis...

Friday, 20/03/15 - 3:30pm Read More

William Moran sentenced to life imprisonment for the 2012 murder of Martin Brophy.

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WILLIAM Moran of Connolly Place, Waterford City was charged with murdering Martin Brophy (22) at the old Waterford Institute of...

Thursday, 19/03/15 - 5:03pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Waterford duo help Ireland to second Six nations crown in three years

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Women’s Rugby Six Nations What a weekend it was for Irish rugby. First there was the Ireland men’s team retaining the Six Nations title after an amazing Saturday with their 40-10 win over Scotland and then on Sunday the Irish...

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Brilliant Briggs leads girls in green to glory

Niamh Briggs 22/3/2015
In truth, Niamh Briggs has always led the country’s fledgling rugby team. During the Irish team’s successful Six Nations campaign...

Tuesday, 24/03/15 - 3:00pm Read More

Déise back in Division 1a after just one season away

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NHL DIVISION 1B: WEXFORD V WATERFORD: THE PLAY 1 – 15 mins. – Waterford start with the aid of the...

Tuesday, 24/03/15 - 2:56pm Read More

“Ill-discipline cost us dearly here tonight” – Griffin

Waterford United manager Tommy Griffin, with Martin Skelton and Edward Skelton, at the Woodlands Hotel for Waterford United evening with Roy Keane and Martin O'Neill. Full page of pictures from this event in this week's paper. Photo: Joe Evans
AIRTRICITY LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: WATERFORD UNITED V FINN HARPS: Waterford United manager Tommy Griffin has claimed that “two ill-disciplined moments”...

Tuesday, 24/03/15 - 2:45pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

Go behind the scenes of Spraoi

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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

Entertainment

Bressie loses a tooth on live television

Nial Breslin, better known as Bressie, lost a tooth on live television last night. The former Blizzards frontman was enjoying a 'sucky sweet' during the first live show of The Voice of Ireland last night, when a molar on the...

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Former Home and Away star shares post-chemo snap

In September of last year, former Home and Away star Tessa James - who played Nicole Franklin in the hit...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 4:31pm Read More

Monday’s TV tips

DOCUMENTARY: Ireland's Weather Workers (TV3, 8.30pm)This half-hour programme talks to the people who keep Ireland functioning during bad weather. When...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 4:03pm Read More

Neil Delamere has officially joined Today FM

Good news for all the Neil Delamere fans out there - he's officially joined the team at Today FM. The...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 2:00pm Read More

James Bay announces Irish gigs

To celebrate the release of his number one debut album 'Chaos And The Calm' James Bay has today announced that...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 1:01pm Read More

WATCH: Alf Stewart tells the people of Cork that he invented the term “Langer”

Home and Away legend Ray Meagher , who plays Alf Stewart in the Australian soap, landed on our shores over...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 11:42am Read More

National News

Senator threatens to call vote on over 100 amendments of adoption Bill

A Senator has threatened to call a vote on over 100 amendments of a new Bill overhauling the law on adoption.Senator Mullen wants his colleagues to vote down every single part of the Children & Family Relationships Bill currently going...

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AGSI to call for restoration of 2008 pay levels

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (ASGI) has said that it wants to see members' pay restored to 2008...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 5:20pm Read More

Ian Bailey loses case against gardaí and the State

Ian Bailey has lost his civil case for damages against the State and Garda Commissioner. The former journalist had claimed...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 5:16pm Read More

Bus-driver unions withdraw from talks

A strike threat and court action could be looming at Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus. SIPTU and the National Bus...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 4:46pm Read More

National Sport

WATCH: Fan footage captures crowd reaction to Long’s late goal

A fan in the Aviva Stadium captured the wild celebrations in the stands when Shane Long scored in injury time to keep the Republic of Ireland's Euro 2016 qualification hopes alive. Ireland were losing 1-0 to Poland - a result...

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Polish FA official caught ‘ticket-touting’ outside Aviva Stadium before match

A Polish Football Association official was arrested for "ticket-touting" outside the Aviva Stadium on Sunday before the Euro 2016 qualifier,...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 5:15pm Read More

Spain on revenge mission in Amsterdam

Robin van Persie scored against Holland in the world Cup, but will miss Tuesday's game.Spain will be on a revenge...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 5:13pm Read More

BOD returns from Hong Kong with a special gift for wife Amy

Brian O'Driscoll is back in the country after an, ahem, business trip and is suitably prepared with chocolate for his...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 4:53pm Read More