Waterford News

Jobs blow for the city as Waterford Stanley announces restructuring

WATERFORD has been dealt another major jobs blow today with confirmation that Waterford Stanley plans to cease the production of its cast iron heating stoves and cookers towards the end of the year with the loss of 33 jobs. The...

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Thieves caught after daylight chase

AN armed robbery of Jaybees shop on the Dunmore Road last Thursday turned into a high speed car chase, a...

Friday, 12/05/17 - 10:07am Read More

Grace whistle blower to appear before PAC

Sinn Féin TD David Cullinane today welcomed the news that the Grace whistle blower is to appear before the Public...

Thursday, 11/05/17 - 10:57am Read More

Charged with murder

A 28 year old man has been charged with the murder of Samantha Walsh. This morning Danny Whelan of no...

Tuesday, 02/05/17 - 12:58pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Hibs win magnificent Ardagh Cup five-timer in sparkling fashion

  Hibernians celebrate their five in a row Ardagh Premier Cup Final win over Carrick at Ozier Park on Saturday night last. O’Neill’s Ardagh Premier Cup Final 2017 It was an occasion to remember for Hibernians at Ozier Park on...

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Whyte wants more championship games for all

  Mark Collins, Cork and Paul Whyte Waterford pictured at the launch of the Munster Senior Hurling & Football championships...

Tuesday, 23/05/17 - 4:20pm Read More

Breen the best of the Citroens in Portugal

  Craig Breen and Scott Martin ended the Rally de Portugal as the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT’s highest-placed crew,...

Tuesday, 23/05/17 - 4:16pm Read More

Waterford golfers to the fore

  After a good week in Portugal, West Waterford’s Gary Hurley was in Sicily this week on the European Tour...

Tuesday, 23/05/17 - 4:11pm 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

Writer defends Diana ‘ghost’ appearance in King Charles III drama

The writer of a new BBC drama that imagines the royal family after the death of the Queen has defended including the ghost of Diana, Princess of Wales, by saying it would be strange to tell the story without her....

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Dear White People given full marks on reviews site after accusations of racism

Netflix series Dear White People has been given a rating of 100% on reviews website Rotten Tomatoes despite an initial...

Thursday, 04/05/17 - 1:29pm Read More

Is Saoirse Ronan the best thing about Ed Sheeran’s Galway Girl video?

Ed Sheeran fans have turned their attention to actress Saoirse Ronan as they praised her role in the singer’s new...

Thursday, 04/05/17 - 1:29pm Read More

Liam Neeson paid a visit to a Canadian sandwich store after it offered him free food

A Canadian sandwich shop has been visited by Liam Neeson after it made the Hollywood star an offer of free...

Thursday, 04/05/17 - 1:26pm Read More

Frank Skinner seeks truth about Muhammad Ali in TV documentary

A documentary delving into the personal and professional life of Muhammad Ali will mark a year since the boxer’s death....

Thursday, 04/05/17 - 11:50am Read More

I’d do it again, says Late Show host Stephen Colbert after Trump insults backlash

Late Show host Stephen Colbert has said he has no regrets about a monologue which included a crude sexual reference...

Thursday, 04/05/17 - 11:47am Read More

National News

Four arrests made in Wicklow as part of Operation Thor

Four arrests have been made this morning, in the Wicklow district, as part of Operation Thor. Operation Thor is a Garda initiative involving traffic and crime checkpoints at key routes, high visibility patrols in urban areas and searches of premises...

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Morning-after-pill to be available to medical card holders

Medical card holders will no longer have to go to their GP for a prescription for the morning-after-pill from July...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 11:01am Read More

Two arrests made and €300k seized in Dublin investigation ‘linked to Kinahan gang’

Two men were arrested and €300,000 was seized in Dublin yesterday. The arrests were made as part of ongoing investigations...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 11:05am Read More

Garda Commissioner to be back before PAC within a few weeks

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald has promised to have the Garda Commissioner back before the Public Accounts Committee within a...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 9:51am Read More

National Sport

Fans send sinister message to Roma players as dummies found hanging by Colosseum

Dummies wearing replica jerseys of three Roma players were found hanging from a pedestrian walkway in Rome following the club’s 3-1 recent defeat to local rivals Lazio. The sinister display was accompanied by a large banner, which read: “Un consiglio...

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Listen to Ray Wilkins and Neil Custis at each other’s throats over Marcus Rashford’s free-kick

Football is often the source of hot debate, but an exchange between former footballer Ray Wilkins and Sun football writer...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 11:16am Read More

Morgan Schneiderlin will miss Everton’s trip to Swansea

Everton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin will not be fit for the trip to Swansea. The Frenchman missed last weekend’s defeat to...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 10:07am Read More

Granit Xhaka set to miss out as Arsenal face Manchester United

Arsenal are likely to be without Granit Xhaka for their Premier League clash at home to Manchester United on Sunday....

Friday, 05/05/17 - 9:17am Read More