Waterford News

Go beyond who we are with Creative Ireland

THE Creative Ireland programme is a national initiative, which aims to encourage everyone to recognise their own creativity and to be given opportunities to experience creativity. Each local authority, including Waterford, has appointed a Creative Ireland co-ordinator and a culture...

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Embrace creativity and boost your wellbeing

CREATIVE Ireland is all about you. It’s about how, whether you are young or old, you can benefit from getting...

Tuesday, 01/08/17 - 10:48am Read More

Important travel advice ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland SHC Quarter-final in Cork

The brand new Pairc Uí Chaoimh, which will play host to the two All-Ireland SHC Quarter finals at the weekend,...

Friday, 21/07/17 - 12:17pm Read More

Nine-year wait for hospital appointment

IN a new report published today (Thursday) the Irish Hospital Consultants’ Association (IHCA) have highlighted the acute shortage of urologists...

Thursday, 20/07/17 - 4:14pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Star studded line-up for Club Déise review night

Fergal Hartley, Elaine Mills, Tom Murphy, Tom Shanahan and Shane Ahearne, selling Club Deise draw ticket for the Waterford Hurlers’ training Fund. Photo: Joe Evans. As September 3 draws close, Club Déise have assembled an All Star panel at the...

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36th Tony Forristal/Sonny Walsh weekend ready to roll

  The organising committee of the 2017 Tony Forristal/Sonny Walsh Tournaments at the recent draws. The action gets underway at...

Tuesday, 22/08/17 - 2:42pm Read More

Another wonderful weekend at Sean Kelly Tour

It’s hard to believe that last weekend the Sean Kelly Tour of Waterford took to the roads of Waterford for...

Tuesday, 22/08/17 - 2:39pm Read More

Punters Were Singing In The Rain

  The Barry, Fenlon and Walsh families enjoying the Tramore August Racing Festival. Photo: Joe Evans. Tramore Races-Sunday August 20th...

Tuesday, 22/08/17 - 2:35pm 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

Morrissey announces new album ‘Low In High-School’

Morrissey is to release his first studio album since 2014. Low In High-School comes after the former Smiths frontman signed with BMG records and launched his own label, Etienne Records. Out on November 17, Low In High-School was recorded between...

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JK Rowling: Why I concealed my identity for The Cuckoo’s Calling

JK Rowling says she “wasn’t trying to trick or fool anyone” by writing under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. The Harry...

Tuesday, 22/08/17 - 10:20am Read More

Is Bradley Walsh lined up for sidekick role in Doctor Who?

Doctor Who fans have expressed surprise after it emerged that Bradley Walsh could be the new assistant on the show....

Tuesday, 22/08/17 - 10:20am Read More

CBB viewers ‘cringing’ over Sarah Harding’s foul-mouthed rant

Celebrity Big Brother viewers think Sarah Harding has torpedoed her chances of winning the show after she unleashed a foul-mouthed...

Tuesday, 22/08/17 - 10:20am Read More

Princes have given ‘last word’ on Diana, says documentary maker

Princes William and Harry have given their “final word” on their mother in a new documentary, its director has said....

Tuesday, 22/08/17 - 7:00am Read More

Here are the top 15 funniest jokes from this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Dave’s Top 15 Funniest Jokes of the Edinburgh Fringe 2017: Comedian Ken Cheng wins the Dave Joke of the Fringe...

Tuesday, 22/08/17 - 7:00am Read More

National News

Five people in hospital after ‘major’ crash in Dublin

Five people have been rushed to hospital after a “major” crash in Dublin city centre. Dublin Fire Brigade says four fire engines and five ambulances have been dispatched. Traffic is being advised to avoid the Adelaide Road area. It happened...

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Endangered red kite ‘deliberately’ shot dead in the North

An endangered red kite has been shot dead in Co Down. The bird was found in a public laneway near...

Tuesday, 22/08/17 - 6:00pm Read More

High Court rejects challenge to North South Interconnector

The High Court has rejected an appeal against a €280m power line between the Republic and Northern Ireland. The North-South...

Tuesday, 22/08/17 - 5:40pm Read More

Simon Coveney warns UK against using border issue as a pawn in Brexit negotiations

The Irish government has warned UK authorities it will not be used as a “pawn” in Brexit negotiations. Foreign Affairs...

Tuesday, 22/08/17 - 5:20pm Read More

National Sport

Celtic score late goals to ensure spot in Champions League group stages

Astana 4 Celtic 3 (Celtic win 8-4 on aggregate) Celtic have reached the Champions League group stages, completing a 8-4 aggregate win in their qualifying play-off with Astana despite a 4-3 loss in the second leg in Kazakhstan. Olivier Ntcham...

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Familiar faces to return to Thomond Park for Munster’s home European opener

Donnacha Ryan will join Ronan O’Gara as part of Racing 92’s contingent bidding to conquer fortress Thomond Park in Munster’s...

Tuesday, 22/08/17 - 6:30pm Read More

Australian try blitz too much for Ireland at Women’s Rugby World Cup

Ireland’s hopes of contesting the fifth place play-off at the Women’s Rugby World Cup have been ended by a 36-24...

Tuesday, 22/08/17 - 4:40pm Read More

Michael Keane: Wayne Rooney deserves England recall

Michael Keane believes Wayne Rooney is enjoying a new lease of life at Everton and deserves a recall to the...

Tuesday, 22/08/17 - 4:20pm Read More