Waterford News

Jobless numbers remain at crisis levels

UNEMPLOYMENT in Waterford continues to remain at crisis levels while the economy in the wider South East area is in stagnation according to a shocking new report published on Friday last. Despite some high profile job announcements in the past...

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Airline withdraws service from Waterford to London-Luton

Desmond O’Flynn, Waterford Airport CEO
Passengers booked on the Waterford-London Luton route from June 16th on are being advised to contact the airline directly after the...

Saturday, 04/06/16 - 4:24pm Read More

Man to appear in court for Ballybeg assault

A 28-YEAR-OLD man will appear at Waterford District Court this morning facing a section 3 assault charge in relation to...

Thursday, 02/06/16 - 9:22am Read More

Man arrested following vicious Ballybeg assault

  A 28-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested this morning following Monday afternoon’s vicious assault at Priory Lawn, Ballybeg. The man, who...

Wednesday, 01/06/16 - 3:15pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Munster Final fixed for the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick

A general view of the Gaelic Grounds 4/4/2010
  Almost every Waterford supporter would have been hoping for a Limerick victory in last Sunday’s Munster semi – final if only for the fact that such a win would have ensured that the final would be played in Thurles....

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Irish eyes can still smile with Italian victory

  Waterford men, Robert, Michael, Brian and Ian Doyle pictured ahead of Ireland’s game with Belgium in Bordeaux. There was...

Tuesday, 21/06/16 - 4:43pm Read More

It’s Waterford Viking Marathon time again

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  Employees of Eirgen Pharma who will take on the Waterford Viking Marathon challenge this Saturday. Photo: Noel Browne. The...

Tuesday, 21/06/16 - 4:40pm Read More

Kiely back in Park’s winners’ enclosure

Park Hotel Sports Star Award winner for April 2016
Pierce Flynn, Park Hotel presents the April Sports Star Award to Trainer John Kiely. Photo: Sean Byrne/Deise Media. Renowned Dungarvan...

Tuesday, 21/06/16 - 4:36pm 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

spraoi unseen
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


Claire Byrne marries Gerry Scollan in low-key Dublin ceremony

Broadcaster Claire Byrne has married her partner of five years Gerry Scollan. The happy couple have two children together – two-year-old Jane and big brother Patrick, aged three. They were married today in Dublin in a surprise ceremony, with just...

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Sinead O’Connor denies she threatened to jump off Chicago bridge

Singer Sinead O’Connor has dismissed reports suggesting she was missing and had threatened to jump off a bridge. The troubled...

Friday, 24/06/16 - 8:10am Read More

Darren Skelton on stage with View from the Blue 2

  SOMEONE somewhere thought it would be a good idea to put the View from the Blue column, published every...

Thursday, 24/03/16 - 11:59am Read More

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...

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

Three to see this Easter Weekend

Adele Tribute Live in Bolgers Bar Sunday, April 20. “ADELE & Diva” is a stunning vocal tribute to some of...

Friday, 18/04/14 - 9:29am Read More

National News

Gardaí appeal for information on 5th anniversary of fatal hit and run

On the 5th anniversary of a fatal hit and run in county Monaghan, gardaí are renewing their appeal for information. 20-year-old Fintan Treanor was knocked down and killed as he made his way home at Lemgare, Clontibret after 3am on...

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HSE spends €70k a day on taxis

It has emerged the HSE spends around €70,000 a day on taxis, one of the highest users in western Europe....

Sunday, 26/06/16 - 11:43am Read More

Brexit creates uncertainty surrounding maintanence of Common Travel Area

It still has not been confirmed whether or not the Common Travel Area between Ireland and the UK will be...

Sunday, 26/06/16 - 11:53am Read More

Irish Euro fans doing their bit for Irish tourism says Minister Shane Ross

Thousands of Irish soccer fans are in Lyon for today’s Euro 2016 last 16 match against host nation France. Hundreds...

Sunday, 26/06/16 - 10:53am Read More

National Sport

93rd-minute winning point seals it for Meath against Antrim

Meath 4-21 Antrim 5-17 By Paul Keane Ultra-experienced Meath attacker Steven Clynch decided a quite incredible Christy Ring Cup final replay with a 93rd minute winning point to seal a first ever title for the Royal County. The sides were...

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Five-point victory for Fermanagh

By Coilín Duffy Fermanagh 0-19 Wexford 1-11 Fermanagh staged a strong fourth quarter, as they claimed a five-point victory away...

Saturday, 25/06/16 - 7:18pm Read More

Northern Ireland own goal sends Wales into last 8

Wales 1 Northern Ireland 0 Northern Ireland are out of Euro 2016 after a heart-breaking own goal sent Wales through...

Saturday, 25/06/16 - 7:13pm Read More

South Africa clinch series with win over Ireland

South Africa clinched a Test series victory over Ireland in dramatic fashion in Port Elizabeth as they produced a brilliant...

Saturday, 25/06/16 - 6:30pm Read More