Waterford News

Date decided for North Quays Demolition

Take one final look at it, because it's about to disappear...
IT has been one of the longest running stories of the summer, but the demolition of the abandoned buildings on the North Quays will finally commence this Monday, October 5. After a meeting between Malone O’Regan Engineers (Project Managers) and the...

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Take a look at UHW’s unused Maternity Hospital

These are exclusive images of the €2 million UHW maternity Unit, which has been lying idle since it was completed...

Thursday, 01/10/15 - 1:06pm Read More

€172,000 in funding to develop tourism

TOURISM in the county has been given a welcome shot in the arm with the announcement that funding totaling €172,000...

Tuesday, 29/09/15 - 12:04pm Read More

North Quays announcement expected

IT is expected that proposals to develop and regenerate Waterford’s North Quays will be mentioned as part of the government’s...

Tuesday, 29/09/15 - 11:01am Read More

Waterford Sport

Emotional Wall soaks up her big moment

Waterford captain Linda Wall lifts the Mary Quinn Memorial Cup after her side won the TG4 Ladies Football All-Ireland Intermediate Championship Final against Kildare. Photo: Ramsey Cardy/ SPORTSFILE.
ALL-IRELAND LADIES FOOTBALL INTERMEDIATE FINAL Waterford skipper Linda Wall finally experienced Croke Park elation on Sunday afternoon. A cocktail of emotions hit the Ballymacarbry corner back when she took the mic in the Hogan Stand. After fourteen years at the...

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History maker Quilty nets amazing ten

Paul Quilty (pictured with Brian O'Keeffe) made history over the weekend when he scored 10 goals in Hibs' FAI Junior Cup win over Mooncoin.
  FAI JUNIOR CUP Hibernians cruised into the next round of the Umbro FAI Junior Cup following a rampant display...

Tuesday, 29/09/15 - 3:47pm Read More

Hutchinson stars as Gaultier make last eight

Gaultier's J.J.Hutchinson.
  J. J. Kavanagh & Sons Co. S.F.C. Group 2 It was not quite a one man show but it...

Tuesday, 29/09/15 - 3:42pm Read More

Waterford’s cross country season set to spring to life

Shem Copper and friends ready for the off outside Reginald's Tower before the recent Vadrafjord 5 mile fun run/walk in aid of Waterford Hospice. Photo: David Murphy.
  Sunday next October 4th sees the start of the County Championship Cross Country programme and St Augustine’s College Grounds...

Tuesday, 29/09/15 - 3:28pm 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


Elle Macpherson feared she had cancer after discovering a lump in her breast

The 51-year-old supermodel has opened up about the scary moment she found the lump on her 49th birthday, admitting it was a "big warning" to pay more attention to her health.Elle revealed to the Mail on Sunday newspaper: "I thought...

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Jennifer Lawrence was ‘dead inside’ on the last day of filming ‘The Hunger Games’ franchise

The Oscar-winning actress, who has spent the last five years playing Katniss Everdeen in the hit fantasy movies, admits she...

Sunday, 04/10/15 - 8:39pm Read More

Sunday’s TV tips

The X Factor (TV3, 7pm) The first stage of this year’s three-part Six Chair Challenge arrives, in which judges Simon...

Sunday, 04/10/15 - 5:01pm Read More

Katie Hopkins like Piers Morgan on steroids, says Alan Sugar

Alan Sugar has compared former Apprentice contestant Katie Hopkins to “Piers Morgan on steroids”.Hopkins, 40, who appeared in the 2007...

Saturday, 03/10/15 - 2:06pm Read More

Saturday’s TV tips

RWC Live: Samoa v Japan (TV3, 2pm) Tommy Martin and Shane Byrne are live in studio as TV3 brings you...

Saturday, 03/10/15 - 1:13pm Read More

Tom Hiddleston regaled everyone with his impressions on Graham Norton last night.

Tom Hiddleston was in flying form last night on the Graham Norton show, doing shrewd impressions of Robert DeNiro, Owen...

Saturday, 03/10/15 - 12:43pm Read More

National News

Jerry O’Dea’s future discussed as gardaí probe car crash

An emergency meeting of the Fianna Fáil members of the Metropolitan District of Limerick City and County Council was held last night to assess the position of the metropolitan mayor of the city following revelations that he is at the...

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An Post will not respond to CWU

An Post says it will not respond to the Communications Workers Union, which is calling for the decision for the...

Sunday, 04/10/15 - 9:13pm Read More

Ibrahim Halawa’s trial postponed for the ninth time

Amnesty is calling for international condemnation at the two year delay to hear Ibrahim Halawa's trial in Egypt. His case...

Sunday, 04/10/15 - 8:59pm Read More

‘The Elber Twomey Story’ to air tomorrow night

TV3's new documentary strand 'Disclosure' will continue tomorrow night with 'The Elber Twomey Story', the story of a Cork woman...

Sunday, 04/10/15 - 7:55pm Read More

National Sport

Paul O’Connell: Italy game ‘a timely reminder of where we need to be’

Ireland boss Joe Schmidt has warned his players they will need to up their game if they want to overcome France in next Sunday’s Pool D decider.Schmidt’s side booked their place in the World Cup quarter-finals with a 16-9 win...

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Joe Schmidt: Ireland had ‘been lulled into a false sense of security’

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt saw his team book their place in the Rugby World Cup quarter-final this afternoon, but...

Sunday, 04/10/15 - 9:35pm Read More

WATCH: Donal Lenihan gives his thoughts on ‘surreal’ match against Italy

Donal Lenihan gave his views on the Ireland v Italy RWC pool match at the Olympic Stadium. A lot of...

Sunday, 04/10/15 - 9:21pm Read More

Wenger sorry to see ‘quality manager’ Rodgers leave Liverpool

Arsene Wenger expects to see Brendan Rodgers back in management after Liverpool sacked the Northern Irishman on Sunday.Arsenal boss Wenger...

Sunday, 04/10/15 - 9:05pm Read More