Waterford News

Pull the other one!

OVER 700 secondary school students as well as some volunteers from the public, gathered in the People’s Park yesterday (December 15) for a world record attempt of the longest Christmas cracker chain. The gallant effort was organised by St. Vincent...

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High profile city centre property sold

THE Waterford News & Star understands that the UK pub chain, JD Wetherspoon has purchased the former TSB building on Arundel...

Tuesday, 09/12/14 - 10:43am Read More

Traffic restrictions for Magic on the Mall

THERE will be a number of traffic restrictions in place on Saturday evening to facilitate Magic on the Mall with...

Friday, 28/11/14 - 12:26pm Read More

All systems go at T&Hs

THE team behind T & H Doolans are envisaging something special for Waterford’s most iconic watering hole, which is primed...

Tuesday, 25/11/14 - 2:26pm Read More

Waterford Sport

GAA politics still very much alive and well

Co.Waterford GAA Convention 2013
Anyone that knows me, knows I love the GAA, well hurling anyway but if your’re a part of a club then you have to take the good with the bad and that means that us hurling people have to try...

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Convention contests look set to go down to the wire

Paddy Joe Ryan
For the first time in over five years next the main focus of attention at Thursday’s County Convention will be...

Tuesday, 16/12/14 - 12:09pm Read More

Déise great Wall enters Munster Hall of Fame

A warrior-like figure for The Nire during the sixties and seventies, Jim Wall was inducted into the Munster GAA Hall...

Tuesday, 16/12/14 - 12:04pm Read More

Super sub Sutton’s strike stuns sluggish Southend

Ferrybank Team 2
Ferrybank produced a massive shock to defeat O’Neill’s Premier League leaders Southend United in their clash played at the Village...

Tuesday, 16/12/14 - 12:00pm 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


Robin Williams’ son Zak speaks out about this father’s death

Robin Williams' eldest son Zak has spoken out about this father's death in a rare inteview with People magazine.The legendary actor tragically passed away in August and is survived by his three children, Zak, 31, Zelda, 25, and Cody, 23....

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VIDEO: The Interview’s Kim Jong Un death scene has been leaked

Hours after the news broke that Sony Pictures will not release Seth Rogan's North Korea-based comedy The Interview, the scene...

Thursday, 18/12/14 - 10:39am Read More

Dornan admits he visited private sex dungeon for ’50 Shades research’

Jamie Dornan has let slip that he visited a private sex dungeon when researching his role in Fifty Shades of...

Thursday, 18/12/14 - 9:59am Read More

Pattinson looking for new London home with a dance-floor

Robert Pattinson is keen to buy a new home in north London, but will only do so if the property...

Thursday, 18/12/14 - 7:59am Read More

Fans hit back at Madonna’s ‘artistic rape’ comment

Madonna has attracted criticism after calling the leak of her upcoming album "artistic rape".The 56-year-old singer posted a furious rant...

Thursday, 18/12/14 - 7:04am Read More

Mel B’s husband lashes out at ‘witch-hunt’

Mel B's husband Stephen Belafonte has said he feels he has been the victim of a "witch-hunt" amid reports the...

Thursday, 18/12/14 - 6:15am Read More

National News

CSO numbers show rise in planning permissions

Planning permissions to build new homes have risen by more than 52% in a year.New figures from the CSO show that permission was granted for 2,144 new homes during the third quarter of this year, up from 1,400 during the...

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Expert ‘was really surprised’ at lack of senior economists at Dept during crash

The Department of Finance did not have enough trained economists at the time of the crash, according to one expert...

Thursday, 18/12/14 - 11:18am Read More

Kelly ‘can’t foresee this Govt’ dealing with abortion amendment

The deputy leader of the Labour Party, Alan Kelly, says he does not believe the current Government will examine the...

Thursday, 18/12/14 - 11:01am Read More

PSNI investigate after man is assaulted in Portrush

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after an assault in Portrush, Co. Antrim.The 31-year-old was involved in...

Thursday, 18/12/14 - 10:50am Read More

National Sport

No major damage for Mirallas

Everton forward Kevin Mirallas has not sustained significant damage to his right ankle and is likely to be available within a couple of weeks according to manager Roberto Martinez.The Belgium international was carried off on a stretcher after being chopped...

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Check out the best points in hurling this year

The GAA have released their list of the five best points in the Senior Hurling Championship this year and there...

Thursday, 18/12/14 - 11:24am Read More

Souness blames Redknapp when Liverpool are drawn against Chelsea

Jamie Redknapp better watch his back - Graeme Souness is not happy about the draw he made last night. Liverpool,...

Thursday, 18/12/14 - 9:56am Read More

Murphy horse a doubt for Leopardstown

Colm Murphy faces a race against time to ready The Westener Boy for the Paddy Power Chase at Leopardstown over...

Thursday, 18/12/14 - 9:31am Read More