Waterford News

Charged with murder

A MAN has been charged with the murder following the fatal stabbing of a 28 year old man at New Street last month. Yesterday at Waterford District Court, Brazilian national Juraci Da Silva was charged with the murder of James Banville from...

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It’s time to Imagine!

  THE 15th annual Imagine Arts Festival in Waterford gets underway tonight (Oct 20) and will run for 10 days...

Thursday, 20/10/16 - 5:09pm Read More

Elective procedures postponed at UHW

FOR the second day in succession elective procedures at University Hospital Waterford continue to be postponed due to “ongoing difficulties...

Thursday, 20/10/16 - 12:48pm Read More

Service suspended for upgrade works

THE regular service at the Passage East Ferry has been interrupted at short notice as a result of upgrade works...

Friday, 07/10/16 - 11:07am Read More

Waterford Sport

1800 take part in top class half marathon

  Willie Quinlan of the Saturday Road Runners in full flight during Saturday’s Waterford AC Half Marathon. Photo: Noel Browne. On an ideal day for running approximately 1800 competed in the eight Annual Waterford AC Half Marathon on Saturday last...

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Minglers Best holds on in thrilling finish

  Pictured at the presentation of prizes for the winner of the small dog race on Gain Finals Night recently...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 3:41pm Read More

Kennedy back chasing major titles

Co.Junior A Hurling Final St.Marys v Ballyduff Lower
  Ken Begley, J.J. Kavanagh & Sons (sponsors) presents the Man of the Match Award to Ballyduff Lower’s Jack Kennedy...

Tuesday, 29/11/16 - 4:45pm Read More

Blues set to unveil new management team on Friday

Pat Fenlon 31/3/2016
  Pat Fenlon is expected to be announced as Director of Football at Waterford United on Friday. Photo: Inpho. Waterford...

Tuesday, 29/11/16 - 4:30pm 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

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...

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


Game Of Thrones and Porridge star Peter Vaughan dies aged 93

Game Of Thrones actor Peter Vaughan has died at the age of 93, his agent said. The star was best known for his role as Maester Aemon in the TV hit, while he also appeared in sitcom Porridge. A statement...

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BGT winner Richard Jones plans ‘heart-warming’ Royal Variety show for forces

Magician, soldier and Britain’s Got Talent winner Richard Jones has said his show at the Royal Variety Performance will mark...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 2:13pm Read More

Ronan and Storm Keating have some very exciting news

Ronan and Storm Keating are expecting their first child together. The happy couple announced the news today via Storm’s blog,...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 2:01pm Read More

WATCH: We’re obsessed with this Prince Christmas light tribute

We all know that one house who goes above and beyond with their Christmas light display but this is something...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 1:41pm Read More

Paloma Faith praises NHS hospital staff following the birth of her first baby

Singer Paloma Faith has praised the NHS following what she said was a “difficult labour” that resulted in an emergency Cesarean....

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 1:13pm Read More

The Transformers: The Last Knight trailer has sent fans into a frenzy

Autobots and Decepticons at the ready! Because Mark Wahlberg is back for another action-packed instalment with Optimus Prime and friends...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 12:43pm Read More

National News

Donald Trump drops plans to build wall at Doonbeg golf course

US President-elect Donald Trump has pulled plans for one of his walls – a barrier to stop the Atlantic battering his exclusive golf resort on Ireland’s west coast. The billionaire had sought permission to build a 200,000 tonne, 2.8km (two...

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Labour urges Taoiseach to apologise on behalf of State to gays convicted of homosexuality in past

Labour has called on Taoiseach Enda Kenny to apologise on behalf of the State to gay and lesbian people who...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 2:18pm Read More

Man who stabbed mother to death found not guilty by reason of insanity in ‘very distressing’ case

A 32-year-old man who stabbed his retired psychiatrist mother to death with a kitchen knife before attacking his sister and...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 2:41pm Read More

Cabinet agrees to delay pay-by-weight bin charges

The Cabinet has agreed to delay pay-by-weight bin charges. The new pricing system had been due to be introduced next...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 1:45pm Read More

National Sport

Colin Montgomerie backs ‘right choice’ Thomas Bjorn as Europe’s Ryder Cup captain

Colin Montgomerie has backed Thomas Bjorn to be a success as Europe’s Ryder Cup captain, saying the Dane was “the obvious choice”. Bjorn was on Tuesday morning confirmed as skipper for Europe’s bid to win back the trophy from the...

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WATCH: Liverpool fans love Dirk Kuyt’s video message about United game

Dirk Kuyt was already a bit of a legend at Anfield but this message has cemented that status forever. The...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 3:04pm Read More

Liverpool defender Joel Matip set to be fit for West Ham clash

Defender Joel Matip is set to give Liverpool a boost by being fit for Sunday’s Premier League clash with West...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 1:57pm Read More

Dan Tuohy makes move from Ulster to Bristol

Bristol have announced the signing of Ireland international lock Dan Tuohy. The 31-year-old will move to the Aviva Premiership with...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 1:54pm Read More