Waterford News

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 at University Hospital Waterford (UHW). There are currently only two consultant urologists to serve a population of 500,000 people. “Presently...

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Shotgun discharged through window

GARDAÍ in Waterford are investigating a report that a shotgun was discharged through a front downstairs window of a house...

Thursday, 20/07/17 - 9:24am Read More

UHW apologises after the death of Baby Eli

A husband and wife wept as they recalled bringing their baby home in a tiny white coffin after his death...

Thursday, 13/07/17 - 7:10pm Read More

Tender complete for Mobile Cath Lab

Minister for State John Halligan has confirmed this morning that the tender process for the Mobile Cath Lab has been...

Wednesday, 12/07/17 - 12:04pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Shanahan respectful of Davy’s record

  All-Ireland SHC Quarter-final: Waterford v Wexford: Dan Shanahan While Dan Shanahan didn’t fully embrace Davy Fitzgerald’s approach in his twilight years with Waterford, he has come to respect the managerial achievements of the current Wexford bainisteoir. In the summer...

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Champions leave door ajar as Cork slip into final

  Waterford’s Colm Roche is dejected at the end his side’s Bord Gais Energy Munster Under 21 Hurling Championship Semi-Final in...

Tuesday, 18/07/17 - 3:56pm Read More

“The Cobh game could be a league title decider”

  Waterford FC midfielder can’t wait for Friday night’s massive showdown with Cobh Ramblers at the RSC. Photo: Noel Browne....

Tuesday, 18/07/17 - 3:50pm Read More

Flynns win 27th Audi quattro Cup at Waterford GC

  Brendan Walsh, Audi Waterford General Manager with the winners of the Waterford final of the Audi quattro Cup, Jimmy...

Tuesday, 18/07/17 - 3:44pm 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

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington found dead aged 41

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has died aged 41, Los Angeles County coroner has said. American website TMZ first reported the news, saying the singer’s body had been found at a private residence in LA. The band recently released their...

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Shirley Ballas shares fitness tips as she gets in dancing form for Strictly

Incoming Strictly Come Dancing head judge Shirley Ballas is inspiring her fans to get into dancefloor form, months ahead of...

Thursday, 20/07/17 - 7:50pm Read More

Ruth Negga: Being named in Meryl Streep Golden Globes speech ‘surreal’

Actress Ruth Negga said hearing Meryl Streep namecheck her in a Golden Globes speech was a “surreal” moment. Ethiopian-born, Irish-raised...

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Chris Evans stays silent on pay while exiting Radio 2 show

Chris Evans went for a jog after refusing to answer questions about his BBC salary following his Radio 2 show....

Thursday, 20/07/17 - 1:00pm Read More

Trisha Goddard causes stir asking if Susanna Reid and Piers Morgan get equal pay

TV’s Trisha Goddard caused an awkward moment live on air as she quizzed Good Morning Britain presenter Susanne Reid about...

Thursday, 20/07/17 - 11:30am Read More

Actress Joan Collins comments on BBC pay gap dispute

Dame Joan Collins has weighed in on the BBC gender pay gap dispute. The corporation’s annual report disclosed salaries for...

Thursday, 20/07/17 - 10:30am Read More

National News

Gardaí issue appeal for woman missing from Tullamore area

Gardaí in Tullamore are seeking the publics help in tracing the whereabout of 45-year-old Muriel Hughes. Muriel was last seen on the Clonminch Road in Tullamore in the early hours of Thursday morning. She was heading in the direction of...

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More than 1,500 dogs euthanised across Ireland in 2016, according to new figures

At least four stray or unwanted dogs were put down every day last year, official figures have revealed. Records from...

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Eight people found in shipping container in Rosslare

Eight people have been found in a shipping container at Rosslare Port. Gardaí say the three adults and five children...

Thursday, 20/07/17 - 9:10pm Read More

More terror simulations could take place in coming months, says Defence Minister

The Defence Minister says further terror simulations could take place in the coming months. Paul Kehoe was speaking after the...

Thursday, 20/07/17 - 7:50pm Read More

National Sport

Heartbreak for Cork City as they bow out of Europe

by Noel Spillane AEK Larnaca 1, Cork City 0 (AEK won 2-0 on aggregate) THE heat and humidity of Larnaca and the AEK Arena proved to be too much for FAI Cup holders Cork City as they bowed out of...

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Peter Stringer to join Donncha O’Callaghan at Worcester Warriors

Former Ireland scum-half Peter Stringer has agreed a six-month contract with Worcester Warriors. The 39-year-old will link up with his...

Thursday, 20/07/17 - 7:20pm Read More

Celtic to face UEFA action following "illict banner" in Linfield clash

Celtic have been hit with UEFA disciplinary action over an alleged "illicit banner" which was displayed during their Champions League...

Thursday, 20/07/17 - 4:40pm Read More

Pablo Zabaleta welcomed former team-mate Joe Hart to West Ham in his own way

After Joe Hart joined West Ham on a season-long loan, the two-time Premier League champion received quite the introduction from...

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