Waterford News

Operation Storm sees 24 arrests

WATERFORD Gardaí conducted Operation Storm over the past three days in the city. The initiative, under the banner of Operation Thor, was aimed at crime prevention, targeted arrests, search operations, and community engagement. Approximately 120 members took part in the...

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Murder investigation launched

The body of 48 year Abdi Rasheed Kaaheen Shire was discovered at the above address at approximately 9.20am yesterday. A...

Thursday, 01/06/17 - 4:13pm Read More

Jobs blow for the city as Waterford Stanley announces restructuring

WATERFORD has been dealt another major jobs blow today with confirmation that Waterford Stanley plans to cease the production of...

Wednesday, 24/05/17 - 12:19pm Read More

Thieves caught after daylight chase

AN armed robbery of Jaybees shop on the Dunmore Road last Thursday turned into a high speed car chase, a...

Friday, 12/05/17 - 10:07am Read More

Waterford Sport

Shanahan wants Déise to up the ante for Offaly

  All-Ireland SHC Qualifiers: Waterford v Offaly: Dan Shanahan Déise selector Dan Shanahan expects a big jump in performance and work rate for Saturday’s All Ireland qualifier trip to O’Connor Park. After a deflating Munster semi final, players and management...

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Zakis and Kerley lead home record breaking Waterford Viking Marathon field

  The annual WLR Waterford Viking Marathon as well as the half and quarter marathons were held in beautiful weather...

Tuesday, 27/06/17 - 4:03pm Read More

Blues prove far too good in derby battle

  The Waterford FC team that defeated Wexford FC in the U-17 League on Saturday. Photo: Brendan White. SSE Airtricity...

Tuesday, 27/06/17 - 3:58pm Read More

Moffett comes good to win Ravens Rock Rally

Citroen WRC driver Craig Breen and his Mooncoin co-driver Patrick Croke took their Ford Escort to third overall in the...

Tuesday, 27/06/17 - 3:53pm 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

Love Island fans rally behind Camilla after Jonny heartbreak

Love Island’s Camilla Thurlow was left single after Wednesday night’s episode as Jonny Mitchell dashed off to embark on a romance with Tyla Carr. Thurlow had to endure the painful split as Mitchell initially tried to downplay his feelings for...

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Former Pan’s People star Ruth Pearson dies aged 70

Ruth Pearson, one of the founding members of Top Of The Pops dance troupe Pan’s People, has died at the...

Wednesday, 28/06/17 - 10:40pm Read More

Peter Kay sends message to young fan battling cancer

Peter Kay has sent a heartwarming message to a cancer-stricken fan as he prepares to organise a special fundraising gig...

Wednesday, 28/06/17 - 6:30pm Read More

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley announces birth of son with Jason Statham

Model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has welcomed her first child with actor Jason Statham. The British star announced the news by posting...

Wednesday, 28/06/17 - 6:30pm Read More

Paolo Nutini cleared of drink-driving charge

Singer Paolo Nutini has been cleared of drink-driving in his home town earlier this year. The 30-year-old was accused of...

Wednesday, 28/06/17 - 6:30pm Read More

Michael Bond – the TV cameraman turned Paddington Bear creator

As the author of the Paddington Bear books, Michael Bond created a character beloved by different generations all around the...

Wednesday, 28/06/17 - 2:40pm Read More

National News

Vera Twomey announces Ava will start medical cannabis treatment tomorrow – in Holland

Well known medicinal cannabis campaigner Vera Twomey has brought her daughter Ava abroad to access medicinal cannabis treatment, writes Claire Anderson. She has posted a video to Facebook as Ava is to begin receiving CBD and THC medication tomorrow. She...

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Dail hears call to end use of anti malarial drug by Defence Forces

The record of the Government in their treatment of current and former members of Defence Forces has been criticised in the...

Wednesday, 28/06/17 - 9:40pm Read More

Lucky player scoops €500,000 in Lotto Plus 1 draw

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto Jackpot, worth €5,352,232. However, one lucky player scooped €500,000 in the Lotto Plus...

Wednesday, 28/06/17 - 9:00pm Read More

Judge to give convicted sex offender one last chance

A judge has agreed to give one last chance to a convicted sex offender who poses a risk to public...

Wednesday, 28/06/17 - 6:10pm Read More

National Sport

Bravo the hero as Chile secure place in Confederations Cup final

Chile are into the Confederations Cup final after the semi-final with Portugal in Kazan was decided by Claudio Bravo’s penalty shoot-out saves. Bravo saved poor spot-kicks from Ricardo Quaresma, Joao Moutinho and Nani as the much-maligned Manchester City goalkeeper proved...

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Linfield inch closer to Champions League meeting with Celtic after last-minute win

Jordan Stewart marked his return to boyhood club Linfield with the only goal as the Northern Ireland champions inched closer...

Wednesday, 28/06/17 - 10:50pm Read More

All Blacks make two changes ahead of second Lions test

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has made two changes to his side for Saturday’s second test with the Lions in...

Wednesday, 28/06/17 - 7:40pm Read More

Do slow-motion replays increase a footballer’s chances of a red card? A sports scientist thinks so

Video assistant referees are all the rage on the football pitch right now, but might the system encourage referees to...

Wednesday, 28/06/17 - 6:30pm Read More