Waterford News

Syrian refugees to be accommodated in Clonea Strand Hotel

MINISTER for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald has confirmed that a contract has been signed with the management of the Clonea Strand Hotel to provide accommodation for refugees in the beach front hotel. Party to the contract is the Reception...

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Have your say on boundary extension into Kilkenny

JANUARY 15 has been set as the deadline for submissions from members of the public on a boundary extension of...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 5:35pm Read More

Increase in thefts from garden sheds

OVER the past number of weeks, Waterford Gardaí have noticed an increase in thefts from garden sheds.  Most common items taken...

Thursday, 26/11/15 - 9:56am Read More

Youth Cafe coming to Ballybeg

BUILDING work on a new Youth Café in Ballybeg is set to commence before Christmas and ultimately see the new...

Tuesday, 24/11/15 - 4:15pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Walsh salutes Na Piarsaigh power play

AIB Munster Club Senior Hurling Final Ballygunner v Na Piarsaigh
  MUNSTER CLUB SHC FINAL: BALLYGUNNER V NA PIARSAIGH The scoreboard may have been a tad kind to the victors yet Denis Walsh was magnanimous when he considered the final verdict after the trophy presentation was completed. The Limerick champions...

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Irish fail to take their chances in RSC draw

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Two young Waterford Irish fans, Jamie Crawford and James Comerford with the Irish shirts they received from Darragh Lenihan and...

Tuesday, 24/11/15 - 12:48pm Read More

Connick best of the Waterford contingent at All-Ireland Cross Country

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David McGlynn of Ballygunner and a member of Waterford A.C. was the October winner of the Juvenile Athlete Award, sponsored...

Tuesday, 24/11/15 - 12:38pm Read More

People of Ireland’s love affair with Irish soccer team will always be number one

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  Pictures from top – Ireland’s two goal hero, Jonathan Walters, celebrates one of his goals against Bosnia as Ireland...

Tuesday, 24/11/15 - 12:29pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

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 fact. They have performed sold out gigs all over the country and ahead of their latest, very special gig at...

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Brass Band take to the water

   CITY Of Waterford Brass will be heading to the Dunmore East Adventure Centre this Sunday, June 21 at 12 pm...

Thursday, 18/06/15 - 9:29am Read More

Go behind the scenes of Spraoi

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SPRAOI unseen, an extraordinary behind the scenes look at Waterford’s favourite festival, will receive its world premiere this Saturday, February...

Monday, 16/02/15 - 3:26pm Read More


Late Late Toy Show most-watched TV programme this year

Last Friday night’s The Late Late Toy Show was the most-watched programme on television in Ireland so far this year, according to RTÉ.An average of 1.36 million viewers tuned in to watch the entire show, with a reach of almost...

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Sinead O’Connor cuts ties with oldest children in new Facebook post

Sinead O’Connor has apparently broken ties with two of her four children, and other named individuals, after the events of...

Monday, 30/11/15 - 5:18pm Read More

‘Downton’ star planning backpacking break after series finale

Michelle Dockery is planning to go backpacking now 'Downton Abbey' is over.The 33-year-old actress has been busy playing Lady Mary...

Monday, 30/11/15 - 11:17am Read More

Queen respond to claim ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is about Freddie Mercury coming out

Queen have rubbished claims 'Bohemian Rhapsody' is about Freddie Mercury coming out as gay.The legendary rock band will soon celebrate...

Monday, 30/11/15 - 10:37am Read More

Bono and friends launch ‘experiences’ campaign to fund Aids research

Bono is launching a “once-in-a-lifetime experience” campaign which could see winners spend time with the U2 singer, George Clooney or...

Monday, 30/11/15 - 9:51am Read More

Motorhead cancel German show after guitarist admitted to hospital

Motorhead have cancelled a second show after their lead guitarist was hospitalised.The rockers took to their official Twitter account to...

Monday, 30/11/15 - 8:35am Read More

National News

Taoiseach: Climate change deal ‘must not compromise Ireland’s food industry’

Enda Kenny has said that says Ireland's agriculture industry will have to be given special treatment in any deal to limit its carbon emissions.The Taoiseach was speaking to an audience of world leaders this evening, as a two-week summit on...

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Unions outside Lansdowne Road deal will not get pay increases, warns Howlin

Public-sector unions who do not accept the Lansdowne Road agreement have been warned that they will not get the benefits...

Monday, 30/11/15 - 6:50pm Read More

Three former NCT employees accused of accepting bribes

Three former National Car Test employees and another man have appeared in court accused of accepting bribes in exchange for...

Monday, 30/11/15 - 6:07pm Read More

Public transport price increases begin tomorrow

Price increases for Dublin Bus, Luas, Irish Rail and Bus Éireann customers come into effect tomorrow. On Dublin Bus, adults...

Monday, 30/11/15 - 6:52pm Read More

National Sport

Jordan Ibe promises Liverpool will retain focus as they rise up Premier League

Liverpool’s rise under Jurgen Klopp has seen them move to within six points of Premier League leaders Manchester City but forward Jordon Ibe insists they are not looking at anyone else but themselves.Sunday’s 1-0 win over Swansea – Klopp’s first...

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WATCH: Two mighty impressive touchdowns from an NFL game last night

Washington Redskins DeSean Jackson caught a 63-yard touchdown pass from Kirk Cousins during his side’s hard-fought win against the New...

Monday, 30/11/15 - 12:38pm Read More

Richie Towell’s move to English Championship confirmed

Richie Towell confirmed today that he is heading across the water to try and make an impact on the Championship....

Monday, 30/11/15 - 11:34am Read More

WATCH: Beckham, Messi, Ronaldo and others unite for PSG Je Suis Paris video

Paris Saint Germain have put together two videos that includes the likes of David Beckham, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo.The sporting...

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