Waterford News

One in four die of heart disease in Waterford

WITH heart disease accounting for more than one in four deaths in Waterford the Irish Heart Foundation is appealing to members of the public to come out in force to help them raise vital donations to prevent the development of...

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100 people clean up Cleaboy in 100th Day Challenge

Some of the helpers who helped out with Children's Group Link 100th Day challenge clean up at Norwood. Photo: Joe Evans
  UP to 100 people donned high-visibility jackets and rubber gloves and with great vigour and enthusiasm took on the...

Tuesday, 15/04/14 - 4:36pm Read More

Neglected mare put to sleep because of “absolute starvation”

A NEGLECTED mare, which was so starved that she had no blood pressure and the whites of her eyes had turned yellow from...

Thursday, 10/04/14 - 3:20pm Read More

Shopping local will boost city economy

Fianna Fail councillor Adam Wyse.
WATERFORD’S retail sector would receive a massive boost if everyone made a conscious decision to shop local on Easter Saturday...

Wednesday, 09/04/14 - 5:27pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Minors leave it late to make winning opening defence in Ennis

Munster Minor Hurling Championship at Cusack Park
Scorers:- Waterford – Patrick Curran 0 – 7 (6Fs), Eddie Meaney 1 – 1, Patrick Hogan, Shane Ryan, Eddie O’Halloran, Shane Bennett and Darragh Lyons 0 – 1 each. Clare – Aaron Shanagher 0 – 7 (5Fs,1’65’), Ian Galvin  ...

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Carrick crowned Premier champions once again

Carrick are Champs
Carrick United have got their hands back on the O’Neill’s Premier League trophy as a lone goal from John Murphy...

Tuesday, 15/04/14 - 3:40pm Read More

Seamus Power flying high on America’s eGolf Tour

Seamus Power
  West Waterford native, Seamus Power, is, as they say in golf, ripping it up at the moment on the...

Tuesday, 15/04/14 - 3:36pm Read More

An afternoon of doubles in the Seaside sunshine

Race 6 tramore
  Trainers Philip Rothwell and Philip Fenton together with seven pound conditional jockey Andrew Ring and Paul Townend were the...

Tuesday, 15/04/14 - 3:32pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

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 the most influential female vocalists in musical history, featuring classics from the 50s right through to today’s most recent hits....

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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


‘Mandela’ star Elba welcomes new son

Idris Elba's girlfriend has given birth to a baby boy.The 41-year-old actor, who recently played the late Nelson Mandela in 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom', and his make-up artist partner Naiyana Garth welcomed their first child, Winston Elba, into the...

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Elephants and hot tubs – weddings by Minaj

Nicki Minaj wants to get married in a hot tub.The 'Starships' singer is engaged to boyfriend Safaree Samuels (who is...

Friday, 18/04/14 - 5:10pm Read More

Tonight’s TV tips

GAME SHOW: Crossfire (TV3, 8pm - 8.30pm) A brand new prime-time quiz show presented by Sean Moncrieff, where four contestants...

Friday, 18/04/14 - 5:06pm Read More

TOWIE star ‘delighted by fan reaction’ after another series cancelled

'Party Wright Around the World' has been axed by ITV2.Mark Wright's travel programme - which showed the hunky star organising...

Friday, 18/04/14 - 4:18pm Read More

Baby boy for ‘Mandela’ star Elba

Hollywood star Idris Elba and his partner have welcomed a baby boy into the world, he has announced.The actor, best...

Friday, 18/04/14 - 4:16pm Read More

Kanye ‘flees to hotel to get away from Kardashian mother’

Kanye West has reportedly moved into a hotel in Los Angeles.The 'New Slaves' rapper is said to be fed up...

Friday, 18/04/14 - 12:23pm Read More

National News

Arrest made over counterfiet currency seizure

A man is due to appear in court this morning after gardaí discovered a quantity of counterfeit currency in Dublin.The seizure was made by members of the Garda Special Detective Unit following the search of a premises in the Artane...

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Lack of school management hurting children, TUI claims

The Teacher's Union of Ireland said classroom safety is being greatly compromised because many year head positions aren't being filled.The...

Saturday, 19/04/14 - 9:22am Read More

Man dead after motorbike collision with tractor

A man in his 40s has died following a collision in county Tyrone last night.The crash, involving a motorbike and...

Saturday, 19/04/14 - 9:10am Read More

Man arrested over Belfast murder

A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a man in Belfast.Ex-Continuity IRA figure Tommy Crossan, 43,...

Saturday, 19/04/14 - 8:53am Read More

National Sport

Qualifying goes to plan for Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton claimed the 34th pole position of his Formula One career ahead of Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix. In miserable conditions at the Shanghai International Circuit as rain and leaden skies dominated, and with temperatures at only 14 degrees centigrade,...

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Glasgow loss ramps up pressure on Ulster

Glasgow 27 Ulster 9An outstanding performance from Glasgow Warriors took their unbeaten run to five matches as they beat Ulster...

Friday, 18/04/14 - 9:39pm Read More

Nine-try Leinster turn on the gas against Treviso

Leinster 62 Benetton Treviso 7Leinster notched nine tries in the Dublin sunshine as they recorded their biggest win of the...

Friday, 18/04/14 - 7:11pm Read More

Moyes ‘getting ready for next year’

David Moyes says he is making progress in his attempt to bring new players to Manchester United.Moyes has substantial funds...

Friday, 18/04/14 - 5:49pm Read More