Waterford News

Pedestrians struck by Garda Van

THREE people were hospitalised this morning (Aug 21) after a Garda van, which was attending an incident in a John Street Night Club, rolled down a hill and collided with a car and three pedestrians. The incident happened at approximately 2:45am...

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Arrest made for handbag grab

GARDAÍ arrested a 20 year old man in connection an attempted theft of a handbag from an elderly lady. The...

Thursday, 04/08/16 - 3:57pm Read More

Elderly lady mugged in broad daylight

AN 86 year old lady was mugged yesterday (August 2) on John Street at 4pm in the afternoon. The lady...

Wednesday, 03/08/16 - 8:17am Read More

Patient referrals to private providers almost doubles

THE number of patients outsourced from University Hospital Waterford to private providers, in an effort to achieve the National Waiting...

Tuesday, 26/07/16 - 4:29pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Waterford’s Thomas Barr shines on athletics’ greatest stage

Tomas Barr after finishing fourth 18/8/2016
  Waterford and Ireland’s Thomas Barr after finishing fourth in the Men’s 400m Hurdles Final at Olympic Games in Rio on Thursday last. Photo: Inpho/Morgan Treacy. For four days last week all Waterford eyes were centred on the Olympic Stadium...

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Young Waterford guns blast Antrim away in Thurles

Ryan McCambridge with Stephen Bennett 20/8/2016
  Waterford’s Stephen Bennett runs at the Antrim defence during their Bord Gais Energy All Ireland Under 21 Hurling Championship...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 4:19pm Read More

Munster get Erasmus era off to a winning RSC start

Darren Sweetnam on the attack 19/8/2016
  Top: Two try Munster hero, Darren Sweetnam and above Cillian and Gearoid Murphy from Tramore with Munster scrum-half Conor...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 4:14pm Read More

Hawe and Dunphy star as Tramore get off the mark

Tramore V Duns Caulfield
Dungarvan striker Piotr Goch and Tramore defender Michael Caulfield contest this ball in the Premier League at Gruan Park on...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 4:08pm 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


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 week in the Waterford News & Star’s Well! magazine, on stage, so we tried it last year. Somehow, it managed...

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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

Three to see this week

David McSavage: Don’t Give Up THE writer and star of the hit TV show, The Savage Eye, David McSavage is...

Wednesday, 02/04/14 - 4:51pm Read More

Three to See this Week

PETER HOOK Joy Division
An Evening with Peter Hook THE world’s longest running music magazine, NME, published their list of the 500 greatest singles...

Friday, 14/03/14 - 9:10am Read More

National News

Strike at country’s only youth detention centre over safety concerns

Update 2pm: Management at Oberstown Children Detention Campus say today’s industrial action is posing a serious health and safety risk. 150 staff members are involved in the stoppage, over the increased number of assaults on the centre’s personnel. The action...

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New Educate Together Secondary School opens today with 28 students

The country’s newest Educate Together Secondary School opens its doors in South County Dublin today with just 28 pupils. Only...

Monday, 29/08/16 - 11:46am Read More

HIQA finds poor management at number of care homes for those with intellectual disabilities

HIQA inspectors have found evidence of poor management and risk to patients at a number of care homes for those...

Monday, 29/08/16 - 11:08am Read More

Almost 280 waiting on a hospital bed

There are 277 people waiting for a hospital bed today, according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation’s Trolley Watch....

Monday, 29/08/16 - 10:26am Read More

National Sport

VIDEO: An emotional Robbie Keane thanks fans for their support since announcing his retirement

Robbie Keane says he’s been blown away by the out-pouring of well-wishes and support that he’s received since announcing his plan to retire from international football. Ireland’s most capped player and record goal-scorer will play his final game in the...

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O’Donovan brothers pay tribute to the club that contributed to their success

Olympic rowing heroes Gary and Paul O’Donovan have paid tribute the the rowing club that drove their Olympic dreams and...

Monday, 29/08/16 - 7:59pm Read More

French clubs to splash €300m on player wages this season

The uphill task facing the Irish provinces in the Champions Cup against French sides has become clear following the disclosure...

Monday, 29/08/16 - 3:01pm Read More

Newcastle hoping to seal loan deal for Chelsea midfielder, but play down James McCarthy rumours

Rafael Benitez is hoping to push through his 12th summer signing in the next 48 hours as Newcastle close in...

Monday, 29/08/16 - 2:13pm Read More