Waterford News

Technological University Update from Waterford Institute of Technology

The governing body of Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) decided at a meeting on Tuesday (August 25 2015) to enter a preliminary engagement process with Institute of Technology Carlow (ITC), in line with the recommendations of the Kelly report. According...

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Dredging progresses well at Dunmore East

Dredging at Dunmore East.
    THE claw of an excavation digger extends outwards before its bucket delves in the waters of the harbour...

Tuesday, 25/08/15 - 11:42am Read More

Heritage week at Reginald’s Tower

In conjunction with Heritage Week (August 22-30 ) the Office of Public Works will be hosting two events in Reginald’s...

Friday, 21/08/15 - 9:40am Read More

City to become open air gallery

Volunteers collect paint
ARTISTS will sketch, paint and stencil their way across the city transforming 25 vacant spaces and buildings into an open...

Wednesday, 19/08/15 - 5:27pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Andy Mac steals Ruby’s limelight as Tramore shines for four glorious days

His fellow jockeys gave Andrew McNamara a guard of honour before his final ride before he retired on Friday night in Tramore. He made his last ride a winning one aboard Shark Hanlon's Most Honourable.
Tramore Races-Friday August 14th Ruby Walsh rode a double at this fixture but for once he was upstaged by popular fellow rider Andrew McNamara who on his final ever ride before joining the training ranks brought the house down riding...

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Champions Nire Serve Notice of Intent

Shane Walsh was in top form for the Nire as the won their SFC/Phelan Cup Final tie with Ballinacourty.
  When the main championship contenders meet, be it in the group or knockout stages, you will not get a...

Tuesday, 18/08/15 - 4:36pm Read More

Pender treble steers Blues to thrilling success

Blues defender Dean Reidy wins this header against Athlone Town at the Athlone Stadium on Friday night last.
  The script writers might have predicted that Waterford United had a chance of claiming their third win of the...

Tuesday, 18/08/15 - 4:31pm Read More

Breen and Barr return to Park Hotel winners’ enclosure

Declan Moriarty, General Manager, Park Hotel presents the June Sportstar Award to Craig Breen. Included are Neil Gough and GerLawton Adjudicators.
Photo Sean Byrne//Deise Media
  It was very much a case of familiar faces in familiar surroundings this week when we made the presentations...

Tuesday, 18/08/15 - 4:28pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

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 to undertake a novel and quite unique adventure. The band will be performing outside the Adventure Centre at 12 pm,...

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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

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...

Tuesday, 27/01/15 - 3:29pm Read More


EastEnders’ Linda Carter has been banned from talking about ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

Actress Kellie Bright , who plays the Queen Vic landlady, is among the stars taking part in the new series and she thinks it would be "weird" if her character gossiped about the show now she's taking part.Kellie told The...

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WATCH: Van Morrison celebrates his 70th birthday in Belfast

Van Morrison has celebrated his 70th birthday with once-in-a-lifetime concerts on the east Belfast street he immortalised in his masterpiece...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 5:56pm Read More

Monday’s TV tips

The World’s Fastest Indian (BBC2, 2.15pm)(2005) In this heart-warming real-life tale of determination and perseverance in the face of adversity,...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 1:13pm Read More

Broadway’s first African-American Jean Valjean, Kyle Jean-Baptiste, dies at 21

Musical theatre fans all over the world were left in shock over the weekend as they heard the news that...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 3:00pm Read More

Stage times for Electric Picnic 2015 announced

It’s nearly here, the festivals of all festivals - Electric Picnic 2015.And today, to add to the excitement, the organisers...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 11:46am Read More

WATCH: Nicki Minaj brands Miley Cyrus a b***h during acceptance speech

*Ding Ding* Round two of ‘Nicki Minaj v Miley Cyrus’ happened last night at the MTV Video Music Awards when...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 11:59am Read More

National News

Aran Island residents call for Aer Arann services to be reinstated

Residents of the Aran Islands will tell the Gaeltacht Minister today that they want the Aer Arann flight service reinstated.Last week it was confirmed that after 45 years, the Aer Arann contract is being awarded to a helicopter service from...

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Number of hospital patients on trolleys ‘up 40% in August’

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says last month saw a 40% increase in the number of patients on trolleys...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 10:46am Read More

Dublin and London to host crisis talks on North

Crunch talks on the North's deteriorating political situation will take place in London and Dublin today.British Prime Minsiter David Cameron...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 9:38am Read More

On-the-run sex offender arrested at Dublin Airport

On-the-run sex offender Mian Shahid was arrested by Gardaí at Dublin Airport last night as he attempted to board a...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 8:28am Read More

National Sport

Rugby squad confirmed: Ireland leave Trimble out; take two scrum-halves

By Simon LewisIreland coach Joe Schmidt officially named his 31-player squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup on Tuesday morning and spoke of some very tight decisions as he confirmed he was taking just two specialist scrum-halves to England later...

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West Ham re-sign Alex Song for another year

West Ham co-owner David Gold has announced that the club have re-signed midfielder Alex Song on loan from Barcelona.Song, 27,...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 9:16am Read More

Republic of Ireland midfielder Darron Gibson due in court on drink driving charge

Republic of Ireland midfielder Darron Gibson will appear in court today accused of crashing his sports car into a cyclist...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 8:35am Read More

Man United blame Real Madrid for De Gea deal collapse

Manchester United insist Real Madrid were the ones to blame for the shock 11th-hour collapse of David de Gea's proposed...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 7:09am Read More