Waterford News

Déise parks ban makes the headlines

The People's Park
AN exclusive story that revealed a ban on smoking and the use of profane language will come into effect in Waterford parks and playgrounds from next Tuesday, July 1, featured on the front page of the Waterford News & Star,...

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WIT’s CAO Live Q&A

July 1 is just around the corner and with it, your last chance to make changes to your CAO choices....

Thursday, 25/06/15 - 3:00pm Read More

Over €63,000 worth of drugs and cash seized

DRUGS and cash worth in excess of €63,000 have been seized by Gardaí in Waterford over the past two days. Waterford...

Friday, 19/06/15 - 9:32am Read More

Brass Band take to the water

   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

Waterford Sport

Jayson begins new life as a Brighton Seagull

New Brighton signing, Cappoquin's Jayson Molumby.
  A football journey into the unknown began for another Waterford lad this week as Jayson Molumby left his home in Cappoquin to depart on a plane from Cork Airport to London Gatwick to start his new life with English Championship club...

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Seasoned Connors relishes Munster final task

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  A more considered Noel Connors treats his sixth Munster final much differently to his first. In his third championship...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 4:37pm Read More

Barr in medal contention at World University Games

IAAF Diamond League Rome, Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy 4/6/2015
400m Hurdles
Ireland's Thomas Barr on his way to beating the Irish 400m hurdles record with a time of 48.65 seconds
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Matteo Ciambelli
  ATHLETICS COLUMN In Gwanju South Korea this week Thomas Barr lines up in another major Championship against some of...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 3:34pm Read More

“Things can only get better from here”

SSE Airtricity League of Ireland First Division Reaction –                      ...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 3:34pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

Brass Band take to the water

   CITY Of Waterford Brass will be heading to the Dunmore East Adventure Centre this Sunday, June 21 at 12 pm to undertake a novel and quite unique adventure. The band will be performing outside the Adventure Centre at 12 pm,...

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Go behind the scenes of Spraoi

spraoi unseen
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

Finding her voice

Ashley Loftus, who will represent Waterford on The Voice this Sunday night
DUNMORE East girl Ashley Loftus will be Waterford’s representative on this week’s instalment of RTE’s The Voice, where she’ll be...

Tuesday, 27/01/15 - 3:29pm Read More


Knight to stand trial for murder despite witness changing testimony

A judge has ruled that music mogul Marion “Suge” Knight should stand trial for murder despite the fact that a key witness – one of the men he is accused of running over – refused to identify him in court.Cle...

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Internet reacts brilliantly to that naked photo of Justin Bieber

Oh Justin, will you ever learn?Justin Bieber is no stranger to posting semi-naked pics of himself to his social media...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 4:32pm Read More

Barrymore to sue over over pool death arrest

Michael Barrymore is suing the police in England over his 2007 arrest.The former 'Barrymore' host is seeking damages claiming his...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 4:29pm Read More

Pierce Brosnan reliving his Irish childhood in Navan

Pierce Brosnan has been gracing our shores a lot lately filming his new movie 'I.T.' on location in Dublin.And according...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 3:09pm Read More

Tuesday’s TV Tips

Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners (C4, 8pm) Cleaning obsessives Hayley and Dann head for Plas Teg, a 17th-century Jacobean manor in the...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 2:37pm Read More

Kerry Katona kicks husband out after nine months of marriage

Kerry Katona's marriage to George Kay is reportedly on the rocks after just nine months. The 34-year-old star, who's best...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 12:40pm Read More

National News

Focus Ireland: homelessness in Dublin a ‘natural disaster’

The Government is being urged to consider the current homeless problem in Dublin as a "natural disaster".Dublin City Council is facing an €18.5m shortfall in the projected necessary funding.Councillors sought €55m from the Department of the Environment, but only €37m...

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Adams on bomb threat: ‘Idiots’ will not deter me

Gerry Adams has labelled the people behind a bomb threat at his home as "idiots".The Sinn Féin leader was yesterday...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 1:02pm Read More

Ireland’s oldest person dies at 113 in New York

Ireland's oldest person, Kathleen Snavely, died yesterday aged 113 years and 140 days.Kathleen, a Clare native who travelled to America...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 12:59pm Read More

Noonan: I have never had a hard line approach to Greece

Michael Noonan says he has never taken a "hard line" against Greece, as Eurozone finance ministers meet to discuss the...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 12:44pm Read More

National Sport

Williams sets up Sharapova semi after comeback against Azarenka

Serena Williams out-slugged Victoria Azarenka to set a frosty Wimbledon semi-final with Maria Sharapova and keep her calendar grand slam bid firmly on track.The reigning Australian and French Open champion is now the overwhelming favourite to complete the third leg...

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Italy boss could face match-fixing trial

Italy coach Antonio Conte is among 104 people whom a prosecutor has requested be brought to trial under match-fixing charges...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 5:30pm Read More

Sharapova halts Coco run at Wimbledon

Thoroughbred Russian grit outclassed all-American pedigree as Maria Sharapova fended off Coco Vandeweghe to set up a probable Wimbledon semi-final...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 4:49pm Read More

WGPA condemn camogie and football fixtures clash: “This is an unacceptable situation”

Cork and Clare’s dual players are being asked to either choose between the two codes they play - camogie and...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 4:25pm Read More