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

‘Slurred Reich’: BBC’s SS-GB loses third of viewers

BBC drama SS-GB shed more than two million viewers in its second outing, losing more than a third of the people who watched its debut. The series, which is adapted from Len Deighton’s 1978 novel of the same name and...

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Steve Harvey tells Warren Beatty to give him a call after Oscars blunder

American TV presenter Steve Harvey has urged Warren Beatty to call him following Sunday night’s epic Oscars blunder which saw...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 4:58pm Read More

The Oscars 2017: The Worst And Best Dressed Stars – You Decide!

It’s safe to say this year’s Oscar ceremony was one of the most dramatic in history. But before the controversial...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 4:45pm Read More

Victoria back for new series with Dame Diana Rigg

Dame Diana Rigg has signed up to join royal drama Victoria. The veteran actress will join Jenna Coleman, who reprises...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 3:28pm Read More

Bird’s-eye view of Broadchurch as hit series returns for last time

Fans are eagerly anticipating the return of hit series Broadchurch. A Press Association video, which includes drone footage, shows the...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 3:13pm Read More

Chance the Rapper loved Get Out so much he bought a whole screening for fans

Chance the Rapper wants you to know that he loved Get Out, the new thriller movie from Jordan Peele. He...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 3:13pm Read More

National News

Unions at Bus Éireann tell members to prepare for strike as company pushes ahead with cost savings

Unions at Bus Éireann have said to prepare for strike action from next week. The board of the company announced their cost-cutting plans within the past hour and confirmed that immediate cost savings would be implemented from Monday. They said...

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Man jailed for life for beating man to death in a row over Chihuahuas

A man has been jailed for life for beating a man to death with a hatchet in a row over...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 4:12pm Read More

Lucky Leitrim man thought he had won €5K – actually won more than €1m

There was no Monday morning blues in the National Lottery winners’ room this morning as a EuroMillions Raffle prize winner...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 4:04pm Read More

Revenue seize more than 200 litres of alcohol plus tobacco at Dublin Port

Revenue officers have seized 204 litres of alcohol and almost 2 kilos of smuggled tobacco at Dublin Port. The seizure,...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 4:19pm Read More

National Sport

Katie Taylor’s opponent for this weekend has been announced

Italy’s Monica Gentili will be Katie Taylor’s opponent for her third professional fight this Saturday. The bout will be on the undercard of David Haye versus Tony Bellew at London’s O2 Arena. Former world amateur and Olympic champion Taylor eased...

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Watch Katie Taylor punching a tennis ball attached to her cap with crazy skill

We’ve seen a lot of tennis balls in non-tennis situations recently, writes Stephen Barry. Last month, we brought you Real...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 5:37pm Read More

World Rugby considering law change over Italy tactics

World Rugby is considering whether to review the laws governing the breakdown in light of the tactics used by Italy...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 4:21pm Read More

Joey Carbery signs first professional contract with Leinster

Ireland fly-half Joey Carbery has signed his first senior contract with Leinster. The three-cap playmaker made his debut when Ireland...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 2:52pm Read More