Waterford News

HSE responds to South Tipperary General Hospital rumours

Following rumours that negotiations are underway for South Tipperary General Hospital to leave the South/South West Hospital Group and align itself with Limerick University Hospital, The Waterford News & Star has sought immediate clarification from the Health Service Executive (HSE). In...

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Have your public service complaints heard

THE people of Waterford will have the opportunity to pass on their complaints regarding public services to Ombudsman Peter Tyndall...

Thursday, 14/09/17 - 11:05am Read More

Mobile cath lab on its way

IT has been confirmed that the long-awaited mobile cath lab is scheduled to arrive at University Hospital Waterford on Sunday, September...

Monday, 11/09/17 - 1:06pm Read More

Car crashes into creche wall

INJURY was narrowly avoided after a car that lost control crashed into the wall of a Waterford creche this morning....

Monday, 11/09/17 - 12:59pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Blues crowned champions as Cobh suffer defeat

  Mark O’Sullivan (2) and John Martin celebrate after scoring the goals that helped Waterford FC to defeat Wexford FC 3-0 on Friday night last. This result helped the Blues to win the league title, which they will receive tonight...

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A busy weekend of SHC action throws in tonight

  Having missed last weekend’s defeat to Passage, Austin Gleeson should return to the Mount Sion side to take on...

Friday, 22/09/17 - 11:43am Read More

Devine back on hurling pitch for Déise inspired UCC

  UCC’s Tom Devine pats Midleton goalkeeper Tommy Wallace on the head after scoring his goal during their Cork SHC...

Friday, 22/09/17 - 11:39am Read More

Quinlan and Ryan tops on the runway

  At the finish of the Dara Fitzpatrick Memorial 5Km run at Waterford Airport were: Neville Murphy, Barry O’Connor, Frank...

Friday, 22/09/17 - 11:35am 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

Cast of Coronation Street pay emotional tribute to Liz Dawn

The cast of Coronation Street have paid tribute to Liz Dawn following her death aged 77. Dawn’s family announced the news of her death, saying she had died peacefully at home on Monday night. The actress became a fan favourite...

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Stars pay tribute to Coronation Street’s Liz Dawn

Coronation Street stars have led tributes to Liz Dawn following her death. The actress, who played Vera Duckworth for more...

Tuesday, 26/09/17 - 1:30pm Read More

Liz Dawn was one of the soap world’s most popular stars

Liz Dawn made her name as the argumentative Vera Duckworth, a much-loved character in Coronation Street and one of the...

Tuesday, 26/09/17 - 1:00pm Read More

The Grand Tour hosts return but their tent stays put

TV show The Grand Tour is returning with a change to the format for its ageing and “accident-prone” hosts. The...

Tuesday, 26/09/17 - 12:00pm Read More

Coronation Street legend Liz Dawn dies at 77

by Greg Murphy Liz Dawn, the actress who played Vera Duckworth on Coronation Street, has died, her family have announced....

Tuesday, 26/09/17 - 11:30am Read More

Harry and Meghan step out hand-in-hand for first public outing

With a beaming smile and a discreet cordon of security, Britain’s Prince Harry and his actress girlfriend Meghan Markle strode...

Tuesday, 26/09/17 - 10:20am Read More

National News

Comedian Jason Byrne ‘took a chance’ to drive without insurance to pick up 9-year-old son

By Nicola Donnelly Ireland’s Got Talent judge Jason Byrne has avoided a driving ban after he pleaded guilty to driving without insurance and driving without a driving licence. The stand-up comedian, who was a disqualified driver on the day he...

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Gardaí should have access to pay talks but not be allowed to protest, says report

By Juno McEnroe, Political Correspondent A Government report has recommended gardaí should not be allowed protest or obtain normal trade...

Tuesday, 26/09/17 - 2:40pm Read More

Status Yellow rainfall warning issued for 11 counties

Met Eireann have issued a Status Yellow rainfall warning for parts of the country. The forecaster says that Connacht, Kilkenny,...

Tuesday, 26/09/17 - 2:30pm Read More

Garda denies assaulting RTÉ cameraman at violent protest in Dublin

A Garda is pleading not guilty to assaulting an RTÉ cameraman who was filming a violent protest in Dublin. Garda...

Tuesday, 26/09/17 - 2:20pm Read More

National Sport

Andy Moran has no plans to retire yet

By John Fogarty Andy Moran will don the Mayo jersey for a 15th senior season in 2018 after confirming he has no intention of retiring from the inter-county game just yet. The Ballaghderreen man turns 34 in November but after...

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This baseball player spilled a fan’s nachos and what he did next is super cool

A baseball player has made up for spilling a fan’s nachos in style – by buying him new ones and...

Tuesday, 26/09/17 - 1:00pm Read More

Here’s proof that if the Premier League was won with trick shots, Chelsea would be champions again

Football is the world’s most popular sport and a great source of entertainment, but it can often be guilty of...

Tuesday, 26/09/17 - 1:00pm Read More

You might see Wayne Rooney immortalised in an Angry Birds game in the future

Wayne Rooney is already a globally-recognised footballer but the Everton striker could be set for worldwide stardom of a different...

Tuesday, 26/09/17 - 10:30am Read More