Waterford News

19-year-old charged with two counts of arson in Ballybeg

A 19-year-old man appeared before a special sitting of Waterford District Court charged in relation to two arson attacks in Ballybeg. Before the court on Friday evening was Gerard Halloran, with an undisclosed address in the city. The 19-year-old was...

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New owner of Waterford Castle revealed

THE Waterford News & Star can reveal that the new owner of Waterford Castle Hotel and Golf Resort is property...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 9:51am Read More

Who do you think they are?

The 1981 Inter School League and Championship winners - Mount Sion
THE Times Past page is one of the most popular features of The Waterford News & Star, and from now...

Thursday, 29/01/15 - 10:38am Read More

Waterford woman speaks of heartache visiting husband in prison

Prison Families S2Episode 1Eve
Waterford woman Eve Doyle is to feature on TV3 this Monday night, February 2 in the second series of ‘Prison...

Wednesday, 28/01/15 - 1:04pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Two Waterford men up for Beat Sports Awards

Athletics Ireland announce GloHealth’s sponsorship of athletics in Ireland
Waterford will be well represented at the 2014 Beat South-East Sports Star Awards Night which takes place at Mount Wolseley Hotel Spa and Golf Resort, Tullow, Co. Carlow on this coming Saturday January 3. The awards celebrate the region’s top...

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Maurice marks special occasion with rare goal as Déise lift McGrath Cup

Maurice O'Gorman celebrates scoring their second goal 24/1/2015
What’s seldom is splendid. Maurice O’Gorman saved his second goal in county colours for a night when Waterford needed it...

Tuesday, 27/01/15 - 3:54pm Read More

Early goals decisive as Cappoquin bow out in Mullingar

Cappoquin's Shane O'Rourke trys to get away from  O'Donovan Rossa's Michael Turley and Christopher McElhatton during the All Ireland Intermediate Club Semi Final in Cusack Park, Mullingar.
Photo Sean Byrne//Deise Sport
What has been a fairy tale year for Cappoquin ended in damp and windy Mullingar on Sunday last with the...

Tuesday, 27/01/15 - 3:47pm Read More

Late Keane header wins it for Carrick United

Goalscorer Glen Keane, John Murphy and John Walsh celebrate Carrick United's win over Greenhills Greenpark of Dublin in the FAI Junior Cup at Tom Drohan Park on Sunday.
AFTER EXTRA TIME An extra time winner from super sub Glen Keane saw Carrick United beat Greenhills Greenpark of Dublin...

Tuesday, 27/01/15 - 3:42pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

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 hoping that one, or even all four, of the judges will turn in her favour. Ashley has been playing the...

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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


Aniston almost missed out on Friends part

Jennifer Aniston was almost replaced in 'Friends'.The 'Cake' actress - who is engaged to Justin Theroux - played Rachel Green in the much-loved comedy sitcom between 1994 and 2004, but was almost fired before it aired due to filming commitments...

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Report: Pastor helping Bieber to clean up his act

Justin Bieber is reportedly going sober with the help of his pastor. The 'Boyfriend' hitmaker - who recently released a...

Saturday, 31/01/15 - 4:28pm Read More

Saturday’sTV tips

MUSIC: The Voice UK (BBC1, 7pm)Judge Ricky Wilson took to this talent search like a duck to water. So how...

Saturday, 31/01/15 - 2:58pm Read More

Shakira gives birth to baby boy

Shakira has named her newborn son Sasha Piqué Merbarak.The 37-year-old singer, who also has two-year-old son Milan with boyfriend Gerard...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 8:57pm Read More

Friday’s TV tips

FILM: Charlie's Angels (3e, 7pm) (2000) Charlie's private investigation company is addressed by programmer Eric Knox, owner of Knox Technologies,...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 5:02pm Read More

TV3 says goodbye to ‘Late Lunch Live’

TV3 have axed day-time show Late Lunch Live - in favour of an evening chat show. But don't worry if...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 4:27pm Read More

National News

Report: Plane carrying ex-president of Panama, on corruption charges, lands at Shannon

It is being reported that the private plane of the former president of Panama touched down in Shannon Airport this morning.Ricardo Martinelli, whose term as president finished last July, is facing charges of corruption.Panamian newspaper La Prensa is reporting that...

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FF: Proper debate in Dáil Eireann ‘has been shut down’

Fianna Fáil says it wants more details about why a Dáil debate on an inquiry into Garda malpractice, was cancelled...

Saturday, 31/01/15 - 7:25pm Read More

PSNI arrest man after £180k drugs seizure

A 56-year-old man has been arrested in Belfast following a drugs seizure worth £180,000.The PSNI discovered what is thought to...

Saturday, 31/01/15 - 6:14pm Read More

PHOTOS: Thousands turn out for water protests across the country

Thousands of people have turned out across the country to protest against water charges. The demonstrations were to mark the...

Saturday, 31/01/15 - 5:04pm Read More

National Sport

Monaghan shock Tyrone with seven-point win, despite floodlight failure

Tyrone 0-9 Monaghan 1-13Monaghan returned to Division One in a blaze of glory, turning over Tyrone at Healy Park to launch their season with two points on the road.Five points behind with 27 minutes played, few of their supporters in...

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Donegal open their league campaign with victory over Derry

Donegal 1-15 Derry 0-12Donegal got their Division 1 campaign and Rory Gallagher's reign off to a winning start with a...

Saturday, 31/01/15 - 8:59pm Read More

Limerick win Waterford Crystal Cup for first time in nine years

Limerick 3-20 Cork 1-16Limerick scored all of their 3-20 tally from play, as they claimed the Waterford Crystal Cup for...

Saturday, 31/01/15 - 8:52pm Read More

O’Halloran stars for Waterford

By Tomás McCarthyWaterford 0-14 Wicklow 0-10Waterford made it five wins in a row under Tom McGlinchey as they defeated Wicklow...

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