Waterford News

Students bring shame to De La Salle

DE La Salle College is co-operating with Gardaí after uniforms and books were set alight and broken glass and empty beer cans were strewn across the People’s Park following a graduation ceremony at the school last night. In a statement...

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Dredging of Dunmore East harbour to start in June

DETAILS of a €6m dredging project awarded for works at Dunmore East Fishery Harbour have just been announced. The contract...

Wednesday, 27/05/15 - 11:50am Read More

Waterford votes yes

THE results are in and show that the people of Waterford are overwhelmingly in favour of gay marriage. Announced shortly before...

Saturday, 23/05/15 - 3:42pm Read More

Thumbs up for same sex marriage 

People in Waterford clearly have given a resounding thumbs up to the same-sex marriage referendum with 59% voting yes. According...

Saturday, 23/05/15 - 12:09pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Two Waterford golfers playing in Irish Open

2014 Irish Open, Fota Island Resort, Cork 19/6/2014 
Amateur Gary Hurley watches his second shot on the 18th
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan
Kevin Phelan Two of Waterford’s brightest sporting talents are this week teeing it up at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at the picturesque Royal County Down Golf Club. Kevin Phelan, Waterford Castle GC, who has been enjoying a good...

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Premier no pushover for McGlinchey’s Déise long shots

Waterford manager Tom McGlinchey with selectors Ger Power and Tony Corcoran.
Photo Sean Byrne//Deise Sport.
  MUNSTER SFC: Waterford v Tipperary; this Sunday,                        ...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 4:24pm Read More

Limerick win a warning for Waterford as Shanahan winning fitness battle

Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Final 3/5/2015
Waterford vs Cork
Waterford's Maurice Shanahan
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan
  The Munster Hurling Championship got under way on Sunday last with Limerick putting indifferent league form behind them to...

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First-half goals the key as Bohs land U-15B Cup

Bohs win U15B Cup
  WSFL George Sage U15B Cup Final First half goals from Adam Duggan and Luke Cronin were good enough to...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 4:10pm 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


Friday’s TV tips

Britain’s Got Talent – Live Semi-finals (TV3, 7.30pm) The King of entertainment Simon Cowell, David Walliams, Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon, take their seats on the judging panel for nations most loved talent competition. They have been stunned, entertained and...

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Ben from Friends has graduated university

Prepare to feel old.Cole Sprouse, who played Ross’ son Ben in Friends, has graduated from university.We just graduated! Dylan bit...

Friday, 29/05/15 - 2:39pm Read More

Ed Sheeran is happy with his new waxwork’s bulge

Ed Sheeran is very happy that his new wax model has "got a bulge" in the trouser area.The 24-year-old musician...

Friday, 29/05/15 - 12:02pm Read More

Irish WWE star to play Teenage Mutant Turtle Villain in sequel

Following in the footsteps of The Rock, WWE’s Sheamus is set to star as one of the main villains in...

Friday, 29/05/15 - 11:17am Read More

Rob Kardashian has checked himself into rehab

Rob Kardashian has checked himself into a 60-day rehab centre that deals with drug and alcohol addiction.The 28-year-old reality TV...

Friday, 29/05/15 - 9:34am Read More

Miranda: I’ve grown to love myself

Comedian Miranda Hart has admitted she has finally grown to love herself after feeling she “didn’t fit in” while growing...

Friday, 29/05/15 - 6:29am Read More

National News

77% of Irish want to stay in EU even if UK leaves

More than three quarters (77%) of all Irish people would choose to stay in the EU even if the UK leaves.Britain has been promised an 'In-Out' referendum (known as 'Brexit'), but a new Red C poll suggests that a majority...

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Top car-fight reasons revealed

As thousands of people prepare to take to the roads this Bank Holiday weekend, the top reasons for arguments in...

Friday, 29/05/15 - 10:45am Read More

Irish navy helps rescue 300 more migrants in Mediterranean

The Irish navy has help rescue another 300 migrants in the Mediterranean.The group, which includes children, were on board a...

Friday, 29/05/15 - 10:48am Read More

Garda released in ‘Roma leak’ case

A garda arrested over the leaking of information to the media has been released without charge.The arrest was made after...

Friday, 29/05/15 - 10:29am Read More

National Sport

Rory McIlroy misses cut as Harrington stays near leaders

Padraig Harrington was frustrated not to be in a commanding position to win a second Irish Open title as tournament host Rory McIlroy missed the cut for the third year in succession.Three-time major champion Harrington predicted on Wednesday that an...

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Blatter re-elected as FIFA boss after rival withdraws

Sepp Blatter has been re-elected for a fifth term as FIFA president despite the crisis that has struck the world...

Friday, 29/05/15 - 6:21pm Read More

Blatter fails to win first round of FIFA presidential vote

Voting in the Fifa presidential election has gone to a second round. Blatter remains poised for re-election to a fifth...

Friday, 29/05/15 - 6:10pm Read More

WATCH: The Simpsons predicted the FIFA scandal

A lot of long-time fans feel The Simpsons has had its day, and should have finished some time ago. But...

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