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...

Tuesday, 25/10/16 - 4:56pm Read More

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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Lily Allen says the media is helping make people suspicious of migrants

Lily Allen believes the negative coverage of migrants heading to the UK from the Jungle camp in Calais is contributing to people’s suspicions about refugees. The singer visited the camp a few weeks ago and felt when she returned she...

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Jeremy Kyle literally floored in shock as guest charges onto the stage

Chat show host Jeremy Kyle tumbled to the floor in shock as a guest stormed unannounced onto the stage to...

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 4:50pm Read More

Lawyers say Cliff Richard suffered ‘profound’ damage after he was named as sex offender suspect

Cliff Richard has suffered “profound and long-lasting” damage after being publicly named as a suspected sex offender, lawyers say. The...

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 4:41pm Read More

Twist and squeal: Six injuries from Strictly Come Dancing history

This year’s Strictly Come Dancing has been littered with sprained ankles, infections and the flaring-up of old injuries causing disruption...

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 3:50pm Read More

Student union apologises for using Zayn Malik to front Black History campaign

A university student union has apologised after facing a backlash for using Zayn Malik and Sadiq Khan as two of...

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 2:35pm Read More

Dame Barbara Windsor defends Samantha Womack and Rita Simons over EastEnders exits

Dame Barbara Windsor is not impressed at the departures of Samantha Womack and Rita Simons from EastEnders, and has branded...

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 2:20pm Read More

National News

Pilot killed in Cessna mountain crash ‘may have misjudged flying height’

A pilot who died with his friend when their light aircraft crashed into a mountain may have misjudged how high he should have been flying, investigators have said. Paul Smith, 57, from Rathmore near Athboy, Co Meath, was with 69-year-old...

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Delaying fracking ban decision ‘contradicts climate-change commitments’

The Government has been accused of contradicting international commitments on climate change by stalling a proposed ban on fracking. Denis...

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 5:44pm Read More

Taoiseach calls for national debate on porn

The Taoiseach has called for a national debate on pornography, saying some young minds are being “tainted and even corrupted”...

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 5:13pm Read More

Man found guilty of having bomb during Queen’s visit

A man has been found guilty of having an explosive device at Longford railway station during the visit of Queen...

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 5:08pm Read More

National Sport

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 in popularity via the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), finds itself in breach of several clauses in a new report published...

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Pedro held summer talks with Barcelona but remains happy at Chelsea

Chelsea forward Pedro has revealed he held provisional talks over a return to Barcelona last summer but admits a swift...

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 5:32pm Read More

All the big talking points ahead of a crucial grand prix in Mexico for Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton

Following the United States Grand Prix, Formula One heads south to Mexico for round 19 of the championship. Here, we...

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 3:24pm Read More

McIlroy: Olympics participation ‘complicated’

Rory McIlroy has today revealed that his participation at the Olympic games was complicated by politics. The Northern Irish golfer...

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 4:13pm Read More