Waterford News

LPT to remain the same

A proposal for a 7.5% increase in Local Property Tax was shot down by Waterford City and County Councillors. CEO Michael Walsh proposed the increase at this afternoon’s meeting in Dungarvan. He said to maintain the same level of service...

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Let us all Unite

An image from Save Waterford 10-11-12 by Digicol Photography.
ONCE again, the people of Waterford and the South East have to take to the streets to beg for a service...

Friday, 23/09/16 - 12:20pm Read More

40 new jobs to be created

THE Packaging Hub’s new packaging manufacturing facility and healthcare logistics centre in Waterford is to be officially opened this morning....

Friday, 23/09/16 - 9:05am Read More

National Property Recovered Day at Waterford Garda Station

IF your property was stolen you are being invited to a National Property Recovered Day being held at Waterford Garda Station...

Thursday, 22/09/16 - 10:40am Read More

Waterford Sport

John Delaney issues statement regarding OCI ticketing issue

John Delaney 12/12/2015
Waterford’s John Delaney, CEO of the Football Association of Ireland has this afternoon issued a statement about the the Olympic Council of Ireland ‘ticketing issue’ on the FAI website…. John Delaney statement in full:  “Many members of the football family...

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‘Rio fourth still hasn’t sunk in’ – Park Award winner Barr

Park Hotel August Sports Star Award
  Thomas Barr is the Winner of the Park Hotel August Sports Star Award. Pictured is Declan Moriarty, General Manager Park...

Thursday, 22/09/16 - 11:32am Read More

Plenty on the line in final Senior Hurling Championship group games

Waterford Senior Hurling Championship Portlaw v Passage.
  Portlaw’s D.J.Foran controls the sliothar ahead of Passage’s Sean Hogan during their Waterford Senior Hurling Championship match in Walsh...

Thursday, 22/09/16 - 11:07am Read More

Carton leads De La Salle to successive county titles

  The De La Salle players and management celebrate after they defeated Dungarvan to win the County Intermediate Camogie title...

Thursday, 22/09/16 - 11:02am Read More

Waterford Entertainment

We’re going southbound

Propeller Palms, appearing in Central Arts, Central Hall tomorrow night.
THE Propeller Palms are one of the greatest bands to ever come out of Waterford. This isn’t advertising spiel…this is fact. They have performed sold out gigs all over the country and ahead of their latest, very special gig at...

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Brass Band take to the water

   CITY Of Waterford Brass will be heading to the Dunmore East Adventure Centre this Sunday, June 21 at 12 pm...

Thursday, 18/06/15 - 9:29am Read More

Go behind the scenes of Spraoi

spraoi unseen
SPRAOI unseen, an extraordinary behind the scenes look at Waterford’s favourite festival, will receive its world premiere this Saturday, February...

Monday, 16/02/15 - 3:26pm Read More


YouTube star Calum McSwiggan denies lying to police over LA assault claim

A British YouTube star has appeared before a US court accused of lying to police over claims he was assaulted in West Hollywood. Calum McSwiggan, from London, pleaded not guilty to filing a false police report after he claimed he...

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Reality star Noelle Reno tells of tycoon boyfriend’s desperation before his death

Noelle Reno has spoken of how “desperate” her former boyfriend, bankrupt property tycoon Scot Young, had become towards the end...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 7:12am Read More

X Factor: Robbie Williams and Calvin Harris among the stars at Judges’ Houses

Sharon Osbourne and Robbie Williams will be hoping to repeat their previous X Factor success when they deliberate about the...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 7:12am Read More

Mums deserve more credit for juggling responsibilities, Paralympian Dame Sarah Storey says

Paralympian Dame Sarah Storey has said mothers do not get “nearly enough credit” for the work they do when it...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 7:12am Read More

Veteran star Nicholas Parsons still worries about career slip

Quiz show host Nicholas Parsons has admitted that he is still worried about ending up on the professional scrapheap at...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 7:12am Read More

Ed Balls is rethinking a spray tan for Strictly Come Dancing

Ed Balls has admitted he is “weakening” under pressure to get a spray tan to give him a glow on...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 7:12am Read More

National News

PSNI probe death of man in Antrim

Police in the North are continuing their investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Co Antrim. A 44-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder following the incident in Lisburn yesterday. The body of a man...

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Credit unions top survey of customer satisfaction. Can you guess who came last?

Credit Unions provide the best customer experience in Ireland according to a new report, while Irish Water was the lowest...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 7:16am Read More

Dublin Bus bosses and unions back at talks today as 48-hour strike postponed

Talks between unions and management at Dublin Bus will resume this morning. Strike action planned for today and tomorrow has...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 6:41am Read More

Fine Gael in need of radical reform to avoid another election defeat

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been called on to oversee a radical reform of Fine Gael if it is to avoid...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 12:14am Read More

National Sport

Sam Allardyce’s England role in question after undercover video emerges

The Football Association is awaiting further details of conversations Sam Allardyce held with undercover reporters after the emergence of video appearing to show the recently-appointed England manager making a variety of controversial comments. An embarrassing Euro 2016 exit at the...

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Watch the Cork ladies footballers enjoy singsong by the banks of the lovely Lee

The Cork ladies footballers have enjoyed a hero’s welcome at their sixth consecutive All-Ireland homecoming, writes Stephen Barry. The Rebelettes...

Monday, 26/09/16 - 11:12pm Read More

Jeff Hendrick scores his first Premier League goal in Burnley win

Burnley 2 Watford 0 Jeff Hendrick and Michael Keane scored their first Premier League goals as Burnley brushed aside a...

Monday, 26/09/16 - 10:08pm Read More

Bubba Watson named vice-captain for US Ryder Cup team

US Ryder Cup captain Davis Love has appointed Bubba Watson as his fifth vice-captain, Press Association Sport understands. Two-time Masters...

Monday, 26/09/16 - 9:53pm Read More