Waterford News

HSE responds to South Tipperary General Hospital rumours

Following rumours that negotiations are underway for South Tipperary General Hospital to leave the South/South West Hospital Group and align itself with Limerick University Hospital, The Waterford News & Star has sought immediate clarification from the Health Service Executive (HSE). In...

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Have your public service complaints heard

THE people of Waterford will have the opportunity to pass on their complaints regarding public services to Ombudsman Peter Tyndall...

Thursday, 14/09/17 - 11:05am Read More

Mobile cath lab on its way

IT has been confirmed that the long-awaited mobile cath lab is scheduled to arrive at University Hospital Waterford on Sunday, September...

Monday, 11/09/17 - 1:06pm Read More

Car crashes into creche wall

INJURY was narrowly avoided after a car that lost control crashed into the wall of a Waterford creche this morning....

Monday, 11/09/17 - 12:59pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Blues crowned champions as Cobh suffer defeat

  Mark O’Sullivan (2) and John Martin celebrate after scoring the goals that helped Waterford FC to defeat Wexford FC 3-0 on Friday night last. This result helped the Blues to win the league title, which they will receive tonight...

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A busy weekend of SHC action throws in tonight

  Having missed last weekend’s defeat to Passage, Austin Gleeson should return to the Mount Sion side to take on...

Friday, 22/09/17 - 11:43am Read More

Devine back on hurling pitch for Déise inspired UCC

  UCC’s Tom Devine pats Midleton goalkeeper Tommy Wallace on the head after scoring his goal during their Cork SHC...

Friday, 22/09/17 - 11:39am Read More

Quinlan and Ryan tops on the runway

  At the finish of the Dara Fitzpatrick Memorial 5Km run at Waterford Airport were: Neville Murphy, Barry O’Connor, Frank...

Friday, 22/09/17 - 11:35am 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

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

Entertainment

Little Mix star Perrie Edwards tells fans she is out of hospital and on the mend

Perrie Edwards has assured fans she is going to be fine after being admitted to hospital in the US. The Little Mix star, 24, fell ill at the weekend and was unable to go on stage with her bandmates at...

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Model Emily Ratajkowski enjoys boat trip around Bantry Bay during recent Cork visit

American model and actress Emily Ratajkowski recently enjoyed a getaway to Cork and took to the waters of Bantry Bay...

Monday, 25/09/17 - 7:20pm Read More

The Killers are on track for UK number one with new album Wonderful Wonderful

The Killers could see early success with their new record Wonderful Wonderful, which has already shot to the top of...

Monday, 25/09/17 - 6:20pm Read More

Tributes paid to Emmerdale and Benidorm actor Bobby Knutt who has died aged 71

Benidorm creator Derren Litten has paid tribute to one of the show’s former stars, Bobby Knutt, who has died aged...

Monday, 25/09/17 - 5:50pm Read More

Nicole Scherzinger and Louis Walsh join X Factor hopefuls in a singalong at final auditions

Judges Nicole Scherzinger and Louis Walsh joined singing duo Just Us during the final day of this year’s auditions. 70-year-old...

Monday, 25/09/17 - 4:00pm Read More

Walking On Cars announce their final gig of the year in Killarney

Following a summer of sold-out gigs, Walking On Cars have announced their final gig of the year. Returning to their...

Monday, 25/09/17 - 2:30pm Read More

National News

UCC strategy may hinge on extra €100m from philanthropy

Plans by University College Cork to expand student numbers, reduce dropout rates and improve its world standing could depend on another €100m from philanthropy being raised over the next five years, writes Niall Murray, Education Correspondent. In a 2017-2022 strategic...

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Man dies following car crash in Lucan

A 32-year-old man has died following a crash in Lucan Co. Dublin this afternoon. The man was seriously injured when...

Monday, 25/09/17 - 9:40pm Read More

Award-winning Irish researcher investigating treatment for common pregnancy complications

An Irish researcher in Cork University Maternity Hospital is leading investigations to discover a treatment for two common pregnancy complications...

Monday, 25/09/17 - 7:30pm Read More

Cork bar to close for two days after selling two pints of Beamish to 17-year-old

by Liam Heylin The Bishopstown Bar will have to close for two days by court order as punishment for serving...

Monday, 25/09/17 - 6:40pm Read More

National Sport

West Brom beaten by Lacazette double at the Emirates

ARSENAL 2 WEST BROM 0 Alexandre Lacazette’s first double in English football continued Arsenal’s excellent home form as they beat West Brom 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium. On an evening when Alexis Sanchez, widely expected to leave at the season’s...

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Cork City v Dundalk – Lessons Learned

by Ger McCarthy All is not lost John Caulfield’s face said it all as Robbie Benson wheeled away in delight...

Monday, 25/09/17 - 9:40pm Read More

Cork City hopes of league victory delayed by Dundalk equaliser

by Noel Spillane Cork City 1, Dundalk 1 CORK City will have to wait another few weeks to finally relieve...

Monday, 25/09/17 - 9:30pm Read More

2,000 turn out for Dublin All-Ireland celebrations in Malahide

by Cóilín Duffy in Malahide Newly crowned All-Ireland Senior Ladies Football Champions Dublin were feted tonight at St Sylvesters, Malahide,...

Monday, 25/09/17 - 9:10pm Read More