Waterford News

Supporting local communities

Waterford News & Star supporting local communities. Nice to receive two awards in Athlone today.

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Top three businesses to be chosen at Student Enterprise Awards final

THE Waterford City Student Enterprise Awards final are taking place at Dooley’s Hotel in Waterford city today. The Awards involved over...

Thursday, 26/02/15 - 9:42am Read More

Gardaí seek information on missing woman

GARDAÍ are seeking the assistance of the public to locate missing 39-year-old Louise Aldridge, who has not been seen since...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 10:58am Read More

suspect device not viable

The suspect device discovered in Ardmore Park, Ballybeg shortly after 11am this morning was declared not viable. As a precaution...

Saturday, 21/02/15 - 5:13pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Magnificent Mahony fires Decies to home win

NHL Rd2 Waterford v Laois
WATERFORD V LAOIS: SCORE BY SCORE 1 – 15 mins. Tadhg Bourke and Brian O’Halloran are wide with early efforts before Zane Keenan opens the scoring with a Laois point from a long range free after two minutes. Pauric Mahony...

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Another three National indoor titles for peerless Proper

Kelly Proper with her three medals she won at this weekend's meet bringing her total Indoor titles to a national record of 19 titles 22/2/2015
Once again Kelly Proper has shown her marvelous competitive spirit in a National Championship. In Athlone on Saturday and Sunday...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 3:19pm Read More

Curran and Lismore closing in on Croker dream

Lismore captain, Shona Curran.
Sunday March 1 – All Ireland Intermediate Camogie Final Croke Park at 1.30 – Lismore v Piltown   All Ireland...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 3:10pm Read More

O’Neill and Keane to host Blues fundraiser

Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane 5/11/2013
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and his assistant Roy Keane will be in Waterford on Thursday, March 12, after...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 3:05pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

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 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


Monday’s TV tips

ENTERTAINMENT: SwipeTV (RTE Two, 5pm)SwipeTV is the brand new RTÉ2 television series for 7 to 13 year-olds, coming to your screens three times a week at 5pm.Presenters Hazel Doyle and Simon Mulcahy are the fresh faces of this brand new...

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Katie Price screens video criticising cheating husband before renewing wedding vows

Katie Price's friends were convinced she was going to split up with Kieran Hayler at their wedding vows renewal ceremony...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 12:01pm Read More

Awards boost Keaton’s popularity with filmmakers

Michael Keaton has been "flooded" with offers since awards season.The 63-year-old actor - who picked up Best Actor at the...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 11:00am Read More

Madonna announces 35-city tour

Madonna has announced a new tour - just days after her fall at the end of the Brits sparked headlines...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 10:40am Read More

Beck to play June gig in Dublin

Beck has announced a gig at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin.The Grammy award winner will take to the stage...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 10:30am Read More

Kanye announces name of new album

Kanye West has named his new album 'So Help Me God'.The 37-year-old rapper revealed the title of the follow-up to...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 9:04am Read More

National News

Dublin officials and HSE announce ambulance call out changes

A shake-up of ambulance call out system has been announced for Dublin.It follows the recent controversy over a patient who was forced to wait three and a half hours for paramedics to arrive.In the wake of the controversy over ambulance...

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Court hears statement from former partner of man accused of 1997 double murder

A jury has heard evidence in the form of two statements from the former partner of a man on trial...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 7:01pm Read More

Men jailed after bodies found in Kerry boghole appeal against murder convictions

Two men jailed for life for the murder of a man whose body was discovered in a boghole outside Listowel,...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 6:53pm Read More

Accused said she couldn’t have forged DPP letter, garda supervisor tells court

The supervisor of a garda accused of forging a letter from the Director of Public Prosecutions has told her trial...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 6:51pm Read More

National Sport

Adam Johnson bailed after arrest ‘on suspicion of sexual activity with girl’

England footballer Adam Johnson has been released on bail after he was arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl under 16.The Sunderland winger was questioned by police today following the allegation involving a girl who is believed to...

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Relief for Padraig Harrington as winless run ends in Florida

Padraig Harrington won his first PGA Tour event since the 2008 US PGA Championship with a play-off victory over Daniel...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 6:12pm Read More

Premier League footballer Adam Johnson ‘arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with girl’

Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson has been arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl under 16, sources have said.The...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 5:55pm Read More

Padraig Harrington wins the Honda Classic

Padraig Harrington has won the Honda Classic in Florida this afternoon - his first win on the PGA Tour since...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 5:43pm Read More