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

Radical changes to 2015 Deise senior hurling panel?

It has been an eventful week on the Waterford hurling scene with the announced departures from the scene of experienced individual stars such as Seamus Prendergast and Shane Walsh at the same time as a drip feed emanated from the...

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Nire in seventh heaven as Stradbally bogey is halted

Co.Senior Football Final Stradbally v Nire
This final meeting between the Nire and Stradblly was the seventh between the sides in the past fourteen years and...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:16pm Read More

Waterford hosts interpros as Connacht land Youth title

Munster 3
There was no joy for the three Waterford players that were part of the Munster Football Association Youth squad that...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:14pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 14/10/14 - 12:10pm 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


Bush: Concert audiences ‘took my breath away’

Kate Bush has described her comeback gigs as "one of the most extraordinary experiences of my life", but stayed tight-lipped about any possible plans for more concerts.The singer returned to the stage this autumn after more than three decades, thrilling...

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Ed Sheeran admits he was a "c***" to Miley

Ed Sheeran has admitted to The Sun newspaper that he was a "c***" to Miley Cyrus.The 23-year-old singer previously blasted...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 11:50am Read More

Things just keep getting better for Hozier

Irish artist Hozier is having a good time of things on the global stage.Last week, Hozier's album debuted at number...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 11:48am Read More

Cobie Smulders expecting second child

Cobie Smulders is expecting her second child.The 'Avengers' actress and her actor husband, Taran Killam, are set to welcome their...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 8:38am Read More

Django actress charged with lewd conduct

Django Unchained actress Daniele Watts, who suggested she was detained by police because of racial profiling after she was found...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 7:39am Read More

Tuesday’s TV tips

DOCUMENTARY: The Insiders (RTE One, 7pm)The Insiders is a new series that takes the audience behind the scenes to see...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 4:45pm Read More

National News

O’Dea prepared to fight Irish Water over PPS number; FG see it as ‘politicking’

By David RaleighFormer Defence Minister Willie O'Dea has said he is prepared to go to court to prohibit his PPS number from being handed over to Irish Water.As part of its controversial customer policy Irish Water is seeking the PPS...

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Gardaí question woman and two men after Dublin drug seizure

Three people are being questioned by gardaí following a drugs seizure worth more than €250,000 in Dublin last night.Around €270,000...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:53pm Read More

Man who laid siege to Leinster House with sword sentenced to community service

A man caught trying to get into Leinster House with a Civil War era sword has been ordered to carry...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:19pm Read More

Medical Council takes appeal to Supreme Court in paediatrician’s case

The Supreme Court has begun hearing an urgent appeal by the Medical Council in relation to a quashed finding of...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:01pm Read More

National Sport

Little girl in miraculous escape during stadium shelling

Incredible CCTV footage from the Donbass Arena in Donetsk shows a young girl avoiding certain death from flying debris by inches. Despite there being a ceasefire in place between Russian separatists and the Ukrainian forces, the stadium suffered a direct...

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League of Ireland decider completely sold out

Tickets for this weekend's SSE Airtricity League decider between Dundalk FC and Cork City are completely sold out. Last week's...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 1:43pm Read More

Kompany: Fan absence ‘unacceptable’

Captain Vincent Kompany claims it is "unacceptable" Manchester City had no fans at their Champions League tie at CSKA Moscow...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 12:11pm Read More

Djokovic announces intention to play in Paris on day of son’s birth

Novak Djokovic has stated his intention to play at the Paris Masters after the birth of his son.The world number...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 11:53am Read More