Waterford News

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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Elective procedures postponed at UHW

FOR the second day in succession elective procedures at University Hospital Waterford continue to be postponed due to “ongoing difficulties...

Thursday, 20/10/16 - 12:48pm Read More

Service suspended for upgrade works

THE regular service at the Passage East Ferry has been interrupted at short notice as a result of upgrade works...

Friday, 07/10/16 - 11:07am Read More

Closure Order issued to Starbucks

STARBUCKS Cafe, which is only open on John Roberts Square a few weeks, were served with a closure order by...

Thursday, 06/10/16 - 6:38pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Gunners confirm greatness in grand style

Pauric Mahony celebrates at the end of the game 23/10/2016
  Co. SHC FINAL – The Big Match Highlights Score of the Match Billy O’Keeffe has been used as an attacking weapon from midfield all season long and timed his run to perfection on 21 minutes. Peter Hogan spilled the...

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Wildcats stage wonderful comeback to down Panthers

  Maxol WIT Wildcats’ Brittney Dunbar was in brilliant form to help her team to victory on the road against...

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Barrett lands another League of Ireland medal

Alan Keane, Gary Rodgers, Dane Massey, Paddy Barrett, Brian Gartland, Andy Boyle and Ciaran O'Connor celebrate at the end of the game 6/10/2016
Paddy Barrett, far right, celebrates with his Dundalk team-mates after they were crowned as League of Ireland Champions on Sunday...

Tuesday, 25/10/16 - 4:53pm Read More

All-Ireland champs on the horizon again for Deise

Jamie Barron and Dan McCormack 10/7/2016
Waterford’s Jamie Barron and Tipperary’s Dan McCormack in action in this year’s Munster SHC Final in Limerick. If All-Ireland champions,...

Tuesday, 18/10/16 - 4:58pm 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

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...

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Judge rejects claim to Prince estate from woman and girl

A judge in Minnesota has decided that a woman and girl who claim to be Prince’s niece and grandniece will not be considered heirs of his estate. Judge Kevin Eide ruled that Brianna Nelson and her niece, Victoria Nelson, are...

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Actress Amber Tamblyn announces she’s expecting a baby girl

Actress Amber Tamblyn has revealed she is expecting a baby girl. The 33-year-old wrote in an essay for Glamour magazine...

Thursday, 27/10/16 - 8:50am Read More

‘Huge fan’ Hillary Clinton is thrilled by Adele’s support

Hillary Clinton has told how she was “stunned and thrilled” to receive Adele’s backing to be the next US president....

Thursday, 27/10/16 - 8:35am Read More

Chris Evans’ breakfast show loses 400,000 listeners after Top Gear exit

Chris Evans’ BBC Radio Two breakfast show lost more than 400,000 listeners in the three months after he quit Top...

Thursday, 27/10/16 - 7:05am Read More

Laura gets ready to brave through the pain as she returns to Strictly

Strictly Come Dancing contestant Laura Whitmore is facing a “painful” experience as she returns to the competition on Saturday following...

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 11:50pm Read More

So Autumnwatch showed deer having sex…and everyone turned back into children

It was like being back in sex ed class at school. When Wednesday night’s episode of BBC Two’s Autumnwatch showed...

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 11:35pm Read More

National News

Woman setting fire to Cork home, killing her two friends ‘one of the most serious and heinous of crimes’

A 15-year jail term, with the last five years suspended, was imposed on a young woman for setting fire to an apartment building in Mallow causing the deaths of two of her friends, writes Liam Heylin. Insp Michael Corbett said...

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Taoiseach calls for discussion on porn as minds of young people being ‘corrupted’

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has called for a national discussion on pornography as the minds of the young people are being...

Thursday, 27/10/16 - 9:05am Read More

Young man dies in Cork road accident

A young man has died in an overnight road accident in Co Cork. The 19-year-old man was fatally injured when...

Thursday, 27/10/16 - 8:58am Read More

Water supplies serving 830,000 people at risk of contamination

More than 100 public water supplies serving 830,000 people are at risk of being contaminated by dangerous bugs and bacteria,...

Thursday, 27/10/16 - 7:41am Read More

National Sport

Six uncapped players and the suspended Keith Earls named in Ireland squad

Ireland have named six uncapped players in a 34-man squad for their Chicago date with world champions New Zealand. Exciting centre Garry Ringrose is joined in the squad by three other Leinster debutants – fly-half Joey Carbery, hooker James Tracy...

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What options does Wayne Rooney have with his Manchester United career in doubt?

Wayne Rooney can no longer be assured of a regular place in Manchester United’s team after starting just one of...

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 8:10pm Read More

Paul Scholes proves his legend by destroying two targets with a football

Paul Scholes’ legend has certainly benefited from the existence of social media. From dubious quotes of world class players proclaiming...

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 8:09pm Read More

MMA to fight ‘disrespectful’ ban of sport in France

Mixed martial arts has effectively been banned in France under new regulations on combat sports. The sport, which has grown...

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 5:34pm Read More