Waterford News

New career opens up for shopkeeper putting up the ‘closed’ signs

Donal and Sarah Jacob outside the shop which closes this Thrusday. Pic: Joe Evans
ANOTHER piece of old Waterford is to disappear from the city’s landscape this Thursday when Jacobs shop at 6 Upper Johnstown will close its doors for the last time. In continuous existence for close on 58 years the ‘corner shop’...

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Regulator putting the brakes on Credit Union lending

Sean Maher, Vice-Chair and Acting President at St. Dominic Credit Union 46th Annual General Meeting in Dooley's Hotel with Joe Busher, Manager, St Dominic Credit Union.
THE ongoing placing of restrictions on how much people can borrow from credit unions and forcing borrowers to repay loans...

Wednesday, 23/07/14 - 4:08pm Read More

Facebook backlash at theft of rescue boat engine

Michael Hickey
  AS the engine stolen from a rescue boat belonging to Carrick-on-Suir River Rescue was located on Friday the voluntary...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 5:04pm Read More

When it comes to gum ‘Bin it Your Way’

  The Gum Litter (GLT) campaign renewed its message to the people of Waterford, this week, to be more environmentally...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 3:48pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Champions get All-Ireland title defence back on track in Thurles

Peter Hogan and goalkeeper Jonathan Treacy 27/7/2014
Just five days after suffering the disappointment of a Munster Final defeat to Limerick Waterford minors returned to Semple Stadium on Sunday last to produce their best display to date as they saw off the challenge of a strong Dublin...

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Ryan restored to repel the Dubs

Shane Ryan with Dara Butler and Eoghan Conroy 27/7/2014
Good things come to those who wait. Waterford captain Shane Ryan has bided his time before making a big bang...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 3:37pm Read More

Waterford duo star as Munster rule at The Island

2014 Irish Interprovincial Matches at the Island Golf Club
Rising golf stars from Waterford, Robin Dawson and Gary Hurley, were two of the real stars this week when Munster...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 3:34pm Read More

Vital win for Gaultier in eastern derby clash

SFC Gaultier v DeLaSalle
This local ‘Derby’ clash between eastern rivals Gaultier and De La Salle in Walsh Park on Sunday evening last proved...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 3:31pm 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


Electric Picnic sells out

Electric Picnic has sold out in record time.Some 41,000 tickets have now sold, up 10,000 on last year.The music festival takes place on the weekend of August 30-31 in Stradbally, Co Laois.Beck, Clean Bandit, Outkast, James Vincent McMorrow, Hozier and...

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Ledger ‘my best screen kiss’: Hudson

Kate Hudson says Heath Ledger was her best ever on-screen kiss.The 35-year-old actress - who has sons Ryder, 10, from...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 6:37pm Read More

Diaz and Benji ‘already talking marriage’

Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden have "already discussed marriage".Although the 41-year-old actress and the 35-year-old musician have only been dating...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 6:35pm Read More

DiCaprio and Lohan ‘cheered on Bloom after Bieber punch’

Leonardo DiCaprio and Lindsay Lohan cheered on Orlando Bloom after he tried to hit Justin Bieber.The 'Lord of the Rings'...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 6:33pm Read More

WATCH: Van Diesel covers Sam Smith’s Stay with me

Singer Van Diesel, wait … no thats not right … Actor Van Diesel has covered Sam Smith's 'Stay with me'...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 5:08pm Read More

SPOILER ALERT: Got princess for hire

Game of Thrones actress Aimee Richardson has taken to Vine to express her feelings after learning her part was to...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 3:53pm Read More

National News

Flanagan: No plans to expel Israeli ambassador

The Foreign Affairs minister Charlie Flanagan has said he has no plans to expel Israel's ambassadorto Ireland.Minister Flanagan said Ireland's foreign policy had always been based on dialogue, which could not happen if ambassadors were not present.He was facing calls...

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Ireland accused over women’s rights

The Government has been accused of allowing Ireland to fall even further behind European nations in defending women's rights and...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 6:48pm Read More

No sense asking people to pay for water they can’t drink: FF

There has been criticism of plans to charge people for water they can't drink.The energy regulator has published its proposals...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 5:56pm Read More

Air corps crew capture impressive antics of two fin whales off Cork coast

One of the rarest and most impressive sights in the natural world has been captured off the coast of Ireland.Two...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 5:00pm Read More

National Sport

Rose signs long-term Spurs deal

Tottenham left-back Danny Rose has signed a new five-year contract with the club.Rose, who moved to Spurs from Leeds in July 2007, has made 59 appearances for the north London outfit.The 24-year-old enjoyed a successful loan spell at Sunderland during...

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Mourinho: Torres going nowhere

Jose Mourinho insists Fernando Torres is to remain at Chelsea next season as one of the club's three strikers.Torres has...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 6:48pm Read More

Munster stars out in force on day two of team race

Six groups of Munster rugby players continued their journeys toward Kerry, spending plenty of time with fans along the way....

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 5:32pm Read More

Martinez: Big fee won’t affect Lukaku

Everton may have smashed their transfer record to sign striker Romelu Lukaku but manager Roberto Martinez insists the fee is...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 4:51pm Read More