Waterford News

70K cocaine haul

As part of ongoing joint investigations targeting Organised Crime Groups operating in this jurisdiction, a joint intelligence led operation was conducted by Revenue’s Customs Service and the Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau supported by officers from the Waterford Divisional Drugs...

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Illegal cigarettes seized in Waterford

Yesterday (21/02/2017) as part of an intelligence led operation, Revenue Officers stopped and searched a van in Waterford city and...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 2:13pm Read More

Students to live the life of doctors

MORE than 120 Transition Year students from the South-East counties of Ireland today began the four-day Waterford RCSI (Royal College...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 12:06pm Read More

“Half city comment was taken out of context” – Minister Simon Coveney

MINISTER for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, Simon Coveney has contacted the Waterford News & Star to clarify comments attributed...

Friday, 03/02/17 - 12:17pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Third quarter gear change sees Tipp home against Déise

  Gavin O’Brien after the game with Tipperary in Walsh Park on Sunday. Photo: Inpho. Allianz NHL Round Two – Waterford v Tipperary – Score by Score First Half 1 – 10 mins. – Tipperary win the toss and elect...

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McClean wants to set down a marker in Athlone

Patrick McClean is one player looking forward to the new season. Photo: Waterford FC. WATERFORD FC LEAGUE OF IRELAND PREVIEW...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 4:37pm Read More

Sean Kelly Tour of Waterford set to ride again on August 19-20

The now award winning Sean Kelly Tour of Waterford will take place this year on the weekend of August 19...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 4:31pm Read More

Cheltenham fever about to grip Waterford

  It’s rather hard to believe that on this day three weeks (Tuesday, March 14) the tape will come up...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 4:29pm 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

THE Propeller Palms are one of the greatest bands to ever come out of Waterford. This isn’t advertising spiel…this is...

Thursday, 05/11/15 - 9:32am Read More

Entertainment

Adele gave the most adorable shout out to Emma Stone after Oscars win

Adele was absent from this year’s Oscars as she prepares for her first Australian tour. However, she made sure not to miss any of the action (on a very big screen). The Oscar-winning singer gave a shout out to Emma...

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Oscars’ audience bemused by Nicole Kidman’s clapping technique

Despite the spectacular Oscars gaffe, there was also another issue capturing viewers’ attention – Nicole Kidman’s unusual clapping. The Lion...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 11:28am Read More

White Helmets producer describes Oscar win as ‘bitter-sweet’

The only British winners at the Academy Awards have described their win as “bitter-sweet” after they scooped an Oscar for...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 11:57am Read More

Official statement released over Oscars mix-up

Moonlight was awarded the best picture Oscar after La La Land was handed it in a major mix-up. Warren Beatty...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 10:41am Read More

The best online reactions to the La La Land and Moonlight mix-up

Moonlight was awarded the best picture Oscar after La La Land was handed it in a major mix-up. Warren Beatty...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 9:30am Read More

Ryan Gosling sees the funny side of Oscars mix-up

Ryan Gosling struggled to contain his laughter as it came to light that La La Land had mistakenly been given...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 9:31am Read More

National News

Dublin Airport declared a No Drone Zone amid safety fears

Dublin Airport has launched a safety awareness campaign, aimed specifically at drone users. The airport has been declared a Drone Free Zone after a couple of incidents where flights have been disrupted. Staff are warning that while drones are becoming...

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Jet makes emergency landing at Shannon after windscreen cracks over Irish Sea

A transatlantic passenger jet has made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport after suffering a cracked windscreen over the Irish...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 12:40pm Read More

HIQA: Medication usage errors a major cause of harm in Irish hospitals

Errors in the process of prescribing, dispensing, administering and monitoring medication usage are among the biggest causes of harm in...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 1:04pm Read More

Gardaí arrest man in connection with Dublin shooting

Gardaí have made an arrest in connection with a shooting in Dublin 7 last year. A man escaped unharmed in...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 11:58am Read More

National Sport

The 5 most gloriously Zlatan things that Zlatan Ibrahimovic said after winning the EFL Cup

As if his man-of-the-match performance wasn’t enough, Zlatan Ibrahimovic also gave a series of classic interviews after helping Manchester United win the EFL Cup. Here are some of Ibra’s most Ibra quotes after he bagged two more goals in the...

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Chris Smalling took time out from celebrating the EFL Cup win to taunt Liverpool fans

Winning a trophy is a time to celebrate, to savour the sweet feeling of victory – and, of course, to...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 1:30pm Read More

My kids and Jose Mourinho pestered me to join Man United, says Zlatan Ibrahimovic

EFL Cup final hero Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he would never have signed for Manchester United if his children and Jose...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 12:42pm Read More

Action needed on breakdown laws after Italy’s refusal to ruck, says Eddie Jones

Eddie Jones expects World Rugby to revise the breakdown laws that were manipulated by Italy throughout England’s 36-15 RBS 6...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 10:37am Read More