Waterford News

ESB crews hope to have power restored to 10,000 homes by lunchtime

ESB crews are working to restore power to 10,000 homes which are still without electricity following severe lightning strikes last night. Transformers were struck by lightning in the south and south east of the country, causing more than 20,000 homes...

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O’Brien and college part company

PRINCIPAL of De La Salle College Waterford, Gearóid O’Brien is a “very happy” man now that an agreement has been...

Tuesday, 07/10/14 - 2:30pm Read More

City girl is contestant on UK Apprentice

A Waterford city woman who struggled with dyslexia and a stammering problem throughout her young life is set to mix...

Tuesday, 07/10/14 - 2:20pm Read More

Violent Alley Attacks

A WATERFORD alleyway became the scene of two violent attacks this weekend – allegedly by the same criminal gang. In...

Tuesday, 07/10/14 - 2:18pm Read More

Waterford Sport

More changes in Deise’s backroom team for 2015

Frank Flannery 25/5/2014
With the departure of Willie Maher from the Derek McGrath’s Senior Hurling Management team last month, not to Dublin as we had originally been informed by capital sources, the managerial structure has been further shaken up by the departure of...

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Ireland’s World Cup heroine bags fourth Park Hotel award

With a brilliant Player of the Match performance in that memorable win for Ireland over New Zealand at the Women’s...

Tuesday, 14/10/14 - 12:03pm Read More

Curtain comes down on a tough season for Blues and Griffin

When the final whistle sounded at Tallaght Stadium on Sunday afternoon last there was a sense of relief that a...

Tuesday, 14/10/14 - 12:00pm Read More

Cappoquin end 24 year wait for Senior return

Co Intermediate Hurling Final Cappoquin v St.Saviours
There were great scenes of celebration in Fraher Field on Sunday last when the final whistle sounded to signal Cappoquin’s...

Tuesday, 14/10/14 - 11:57am 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...

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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


Ryan Reynolds wants to name child after Bruce Jenner or Excalibur

Ryan Reynolds wants to name his baby Bruce Jenner.The 'Green Lantern' actor and wife Blake Lively are expecting their first child together and the 37-year-old hunk joked he is going to name the youngster after the 'Keeping Up with the...

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Olly sends apology letter to Swift over songwriting comments

Olly Murs has sent a letter of apology to Taylor Swift.The 'Troublemaker' singer insists he never meant to "offend" the...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 4:22pm Read More

Monday’s TV tips

FILM: Star Trek (Film4, 6.35pm)(2009) A prequel to the hit TV series, it sees the birth of James T Kirk,...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 4:21pm Read More

This Jimmy Fallon and Jonah Hill sketch is #epic

Jimmy Fallon's sketches are slowly becoming our favourite guilty pleasure and last night's #hashtag2 definitley made us LOL. The host...

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Ronan takes the win on X-Factor AU with 15 -year old Marlissa

It took him five years but Ronan finally has success on the Australian X Factor as he mentored 15 -year-old...

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Arts Council announces nominees for inaugural Irish Laureate

The Arts Council has published the full list of nominees for the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction.Thirty-four Irish writers have...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 12:07pm Read More

National News

Public sector hiring 550 entry and graduate level jobs

Recruitment is underway to fill over 550 jobs in the public sector.The positions are at entry and graduate level - and will be filled over the next two years.The vacancies include 300 Clerical Officer jobs across the Civil and Public...

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Minister: Incident at British nuclear plant could result in food industry hit to Ireland

Ireland could take an economic hit if there is an accident at a new nuclear power plant in England, according...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 6:12pm Read More

Eircom service restored to 50,000 in Cork

Eircom says service has now been fully restored after an outage earlier today. Around 50,000 telephone customers and a few...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 5:59pm Read More

Bank worker who stole €100k to fund gambling addiction spared jail term

A young bank worker who stole €100,000 from a Kildare branch of AIB has been spared a jail term.Conor Egan...

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National Sport

Colm O’Rourke stirs up hornets’ nest with article on GPA

Colm O'Rourke's article about the Gaelic Players Association in the Sunday Independent yesterday has provoked a storm of online reaction, with people coming out to both denounce and support his views. O'Rourke, himself a former inter-county player with Meath, was...

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Mourinho vents fury over Costa

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is furious at Spain boss Vicente del Bosque after believing Diego Costa's hamstring problem was exacerbated...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 5:20pm Read More

Barcelona remain focused on Ajax

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique insists his team's focus is solely on Tuesday night's Champions League meeting against Ajax, with all...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 4:46pm Read More

Birmingham part company with Clark

Birmingham have parted company with manager Lee Clark following a poor start to the Sky Bet Championship season.The Blues are...

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