Waterford News

Waterford mother convicted of child cruelty

A Waterford mother has been convicted of child cruelty following a seven week trial which heard dozens of allegations of horrific sexual abuse. The woman has already been found not guilty of sex assault relating to allegations she had sex...

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Luton to Waterford flight forced to make emergency landing in Dublin

FLIGHT VG 412, which left Luton for Waterford at 4:30pm this evening had to be diverted to Dublin after its nose-wheel...

Friday, 20/05/16 - 6:58pm Read More

Jury convicts Waterford father of raping son

    A jury has convicted a Waterford father of raping his son from the age of six years old and...

Friday, 20/05/16 - 4:39pm Read More

200 members of Defence Forces to take part in exercise “Strongbow”

UP to 200 Defence Forces personnel are to be deployed on military manoeuvres to Belview Port and Waterford Airport tomorrow...

Tuesday, 17/05/16 - 3:23pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Euro 2016 Predictor in aid of Waterford United

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Anyone with even a passing interest in the game of soccer in this county will know that these are difficult times for Waterford United. There’s no doubt that it’s sad to see a club with such a brilliant tradition (one...

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Ó hUallacháin backs championship reshuffle

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  Waterford’s Tadhg O’Hullachain with Peter Acheson of Tipperary at the 2016 Munster Senior Hurling & Football Championship Launch at...

Tuesday, 24/05/16 - 3:41pm Read More

Waterford schools in flying form at Munster finals

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  Kieran Leahy and Paschal Moore also attended the Waterford Viking Marathon “Six Weeks to Go” event at Whitfield Clinic...

Tuesday, 24/05/16 - 3:34pm Read More

Airmount Kiwi Led makes most of reserve appearance

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Derek Barrett and Philip Pierce pictured enjoying a night at the dogs at Kilcohan Park recently. Photo: Noel Browne. Kilcohan...

Tuesday, 24/05/16 - 3:35pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

We’re going southbound

Propeller Palms, appearing in Central Arts, Central Hall tomorrow night.
THE Propeller Palms are one of the greatest bands to ever come out of Waterford. This isn’t advertising spiel…this is fact. They have performed sold out gigs all over the country and ahead of their latest, very special gig at...

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Brass Band take to the water

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   CITY Of Waterford Brass will be heading to the Dunmore East Adventure Centre this Sunday, June 21 at 12 pm...

Thursday, 18/06/15 - 9:29am Read More

Go behind the scenes of Spraoi

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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

Entertainment

Croke Park gates have opened for Bruce Springsteen fans

The gates have just opened at Croke Park for the first of Bruce Springsteen’s gigs this weekend. 80,000 people are expected to have made their way to Dublin for the sold out gig with traffic in the city set to...

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Bruce Springsteen has Irish roots

Bruce Springsteen may have been Born In The USA – but his roots are in Ireland. Researchers have uncovered The...

Friday, 27/05/16 - 3:56pm Read More

Rebel Wilson throws serious shade at James Corden and David Schwimmer

Move over Carpool Karaoke, there’s a new segment in town and this time it’s serious (well, not really). Introducing ‘Drop...

Friday, 27/05/16 - 4:36pm Read More

Some Irish fans have been queuing since Wednesday for tonight’s Bruce Springsteen gig

Are you on your way to Croke Park to see the Boss tonight? If so, hurry up – there are...

Friday, 27/05/16 - 4:35pm Read More

Johnny Depp asks court to reject Amber Heard’s bid for spousal support

Actor Johnny Depp has asked a court to determine that he should not pay spousal support to his estranged wife...

Thursday, 26/05/16 - 7:20pm Read More

Kilkenny choir all set for Britain’s Got Talent semi finals tonight

The girls from Kilkenny are ready and eagerly awaiting their turn to perform on tonight’s Britain’s Got Talent Semi Final....

Thursday, 26/05/16 - 4:27pm Read More

National News

Kenny defends decision to split Dept of Environment

Enda Kenny has defended the decision to split the Department of the Environment into two. The Taoiseach has said the reorganisation of departments will actually improve Ireland’s approach to dealing with climate policy. The Environment brief was split in two...

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Adi Roche receives the Freedom of Cork City

Adi Roche, voluntary CEO and founder of Chernobyl Children International (CCI), has been awarded the Freedom of Cork City at...

Friday, 27/05/16 - 4:16pm Read More

€20k of smuggled cigarettes and 7 kilos of tobacco seized in Dundalk

Customs officers have seized €20,000 smuggled cigarettes and 7 kilos of tobacco, worth an estimated €11,000 to the Exchequer. Gardai...

Friday, 27/05/16 - 3:55pm Read More

Man who beat his mother to death found not guilty by reason of insanity

A young Wicklow man has been found not guilty of murdering his mother in June 2014 by reason of insanity....

Friday, 27/05/16 - 2:58pm Read More

National Sport

FA Cup quarter-final replays ditched in effort to ease fixture congestion

The Football Association has announced FA Cup quarter-final replays will be scrapped from next season. In a move approved by the FA board today, the last-eight stage of the cup competition will revert to a sudden-death format over one weekend...

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Man Utd expected to confirm Jose Mourinho’s appointment

Manchester United are expected to confirm the worst-kept non-secret in football as they appoint Jose Mourinho as their permanent manager...

Thursday, 26/05/16 - 6:45pm Read More

Maria Sharapova could make Russia team for Rio Olympics

The president of the Russian Tennis Federation plans to include Maria Sharapova in the country’s Olympic team if she avoids...

Thursday, 26/05/16 - 4:52pm Read More

Schoolboy, 7, applies to manage Inverness – once the players help with his homework

A seven-year-old boy has applied to become the next manager of Scottish Premiership side Inverness Caledonian Thistle. Schoolboy Ewen wrote...

Thursday, 26/05/16 - 4:57pm Read More