Waterford News

Bus drivers to strike from midnight

GOVERNMENT inaction in the Bus Éireann dispute which has now evolved into an all-out strike by drivers from midnight tonight, has been slammed by a Waterford TD. Sinn Féin Deputy David Cullinane said:“Minister Shane Ross has sat on his hands throughout...

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Waterford mourns late Capt.Dara Fitzpatrick

THE tricolour is flying at half mast over the Irish Coastguard Station in Dunmore East and a light switched on...

Tuesday, 14/03/17 - 4:23pm Read More

Joy Bells to ring out at Christ Church Cathedral

ON Sunday next, March 19 Dr. Mary McAleese, former President of Ireland, will preach in Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford, at...

Tuesday, 14/03/17 - 11:28am Read More

Ever seen an Irish lizard in Waterford?

IRELAND really is home to two fascinating lizard species and the Irish Wildlife Trust is calling on wildlife enthusiasts to...

Tuesday, 07/03/17 - 11:22am Read More

Waterford Sport

Gold, silver and bronze World medals for Gough

  One of Waterford and indeed Ireland’s most consistent sportsmen in any age group, 64 years old Joe Gough from West Waterford AC has come up trumps once again at a major championship. In the early hours of Wednesday morning...

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Final quarter press sends Déise into last eight and Clare out

Waterford’s Tom Devine celebrates scoring his side’s all important second goal in their Allianz Hurling League Division 1A win over...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 4:50pm Read More

Blues and McClean pay emotional tribute to McBride and defeat Wexford FC

Republic of Ireland international James McClean is joined pitchside by his brother Patrick McClean, David McDaid and Pat Fenlon after...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 4:45pm Read More

South East basketball glory for the Mercy

  The Mercy first year team celebrate after they won their South East league final at the WIT Arena. Our...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 4:40pm 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

WATCH: Wicklow singer beautifully reinvents Ed Sheeran’s Supermarket Flowers

Earlier this year Ed Sheeran made the comeback of all comebacks with his new album, Divide. At once stage the album placed 1-16 on the Irish charts, so it’s safe to say that there’s just no escaping the ginger singer....

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EastEnders’ Jasmine Armfield has a heartfelt message for poor Bex

EastEnders teen star Jasmine Armfield has urged her own character to speak out about her feelings after discovering that her...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 7:34am Read More

EastEnders fans seem pretty OK with the thought of Michelle being killed off

EastEnders viewers have shared their hopes that Michelle Fowler’s sudden car crash will spell the end of the character’s time...

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Ed Sheeran transforms the Royal Albert Hall into a ‘scummy pub’ for charity gig

Ed Sheeran said he wanted to treat London’s Royal Albert Hall like “a scummy pub” as he took to the...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 7:34am Read More

This incredible mural of Stormzy has just appeared in Dublin

A giant mural of Stormzy has appeared in Dublin ahead of his gig in the city. Yep, you know you’ve...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 7:05pm Read More

David Beckham is unrecognisable in his King Arthur movie role

David Beckham has landed a small role in the upcoming King Arthur movie, directed by his good friend, Guy Ritchie....

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 5:57pm Read More

National News

Student injured while being thrown from car after being held against his will and robbed

By David Raleigh Gardaí are hunting three male suspects after a student attending Limerick Institute of Technology was thrown from a car and injured after been held against his will and robbed near the college. The terrifying incident happened shortly...

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Justice Minister defends Garda Commissioner as she orders independent probe

The Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has strongly defended the Garda Commissioner in the face of continuing opposition calls for her...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 7:25am Read More

Parts of Cork and Kildare may be added to rent pressure zones

It is reported that parts of counties Cork and Kildare could be added to the list of rent pressure zones...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 8:43am Read More

North’s spending controls handed to British civil servant

Control of devolved spending in Northern Ireland will be handed to a British civil servant for the first time today....

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 6:25am Read More

National Sport

Injuries mount for Everton as Funes Mori carried off in Argenitina win over Bolivia

Everton were left counting the cost of another injury during the international break after Argentina defender Ramiro Funes Mori was carried off. The centre-back was shown holding his left knee as he left the pitch after only 36 minutes of...

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Martin O’Neill: Seamus Coleman in better spirits ahead of leaving hospital

Seamus Coleman is expected to take the first steps on the road to his recovery from a sickening double leg...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 6:31am Read More

Spain benefit from video referee in victory against France

Video replays took centre stage as Spain beat France 2-0 in a friendly at the Stade de France. German referee...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 11:10pm Read More

Magnusson’s first-half effort proves enough as Iceland edge Republic of Ireland

Hordur Magnusson’s first-half free-kick was enough to hand Iceland a friendly victory over the Republic of Ireland as Martin O’Neill’s...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 10:16pm Read More