National News

Transport Minister aims to avoid cuts to Irish Rail funding

Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe has said that he does not want to cut the government's subvention to Irish Rail any further.Minister Donohoe says he will negotiate to maintain the current level of funding in the forthcoming budget.Members of the unions...

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Defence Minister: Golan risk levels ‘not acceptable’

Defence Minister Simon Coveney has said that Irish troops deployed as part of the UN mission in the disputed Golan...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 4:22pm Read More

McKevitt in fresh bid for remission

Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt has made a fresh bid for early release from prison, just minutes after his first...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 4:15pm Read More

High Court to hear bail application from Smithfield brawl accused

The High Court is due to hear a bail application for a man accused of taking part in a violent...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 3:52pm Read More

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HSE records over 2,400 complaints of elder abuse in 2013

More than 2,400 complaints of elder abuse were received by health chiefs last year - a 30% increase in six...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 3:41pm Read More

Garda to face trial on assault and theft charges

A Dublin-based garda, who denies claims he assaulted a man and stole money from him during an alleged incident last...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 3:05pm Read More

Tributes paid to Irish musician who drowned in Crete

A musician who died along with his partner as he tried to save him from drowning has been remembered as...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 1:15pm Read More

Irish Rail management confident of strike resolution; Unions want pay cuts frozen

Unions at Irish Rail say the only way strike action planned for next Sunday and Monday can be averted is...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 12:51pm Read More

Ice Bucket Challenge becomes biggest social media craze of 2014

It has been confirmed that the Ice Bucket Challenge is the most popular social media craze this year, surpassing No...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 12:42pm Read More

Gardaí investigate Dublin house blast

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding an explosion at a house in Dublin in the early hours of this morning.The...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 12:15pm Read More

Waterford News

Healthy food options go on the menu at University Hospital Waterford

FRESH fruit, salads and yogurts are among the healthy options which will be offered to young patients in the Paediatric unit of University Hospital Waterford. New menus are to be introduced following complaints from the parent of a five-year-old child...

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Hero Garda mowed down in car chase

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A DRAMATIC incident that unfolded in broad daylight in Lismore Park in the city on Thursday afternoon, saw a car...

Tuesday, 26/08/14 - 3:19pm Read More

300-year-old city church undergoes transformation

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  PHASE one of work on the restoration and transformation of the beautiful 300-year-old St. Patricks United Church, a Georgian...

Tuesday, 26/08/14 - 2:59pm Read More

Showcasing Deise’s food heroes

Pictured overlooking Waterford City are Grainne Walsh, Owner, Metalman Breweries, Waterford City, Dermot Walsh, Co-Owner, M and D Bakeries, Waterford City, John Crowley, Farmer, Mooncoin, Co. Kilkenny, Paul Nolan, Chair of the Harvest Festival and Group Development Manager, Dawn Meats, Waterford and Linda Heylmann, Flanagan’s Fresh Fish Merchants, Waterford City. Picture: Patrick Browne
  THIS year’s Harvest Festival will showcase the best of what Waterford and the South East food producers have to...

Tuesday, 19/08/14 - 2:31pm Read More

More Waterford News

High-quality fake €20 notes circulating in six counties

Retailers and consumers are being warned to be on the lookout for fake €20 notes.Gardaí are advising that high-quality forgeries...

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New career opens up for shopkeeper putting up the ‘closed’ signs

Donal and Sarah Jacob outside the shop which closes this Thrusday. Pic: Joe Evans
ANOTHER piece of old Waterford is to disappear from the city’s landscape this Thursday when Jacobs shop at 6 Upper...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 12:44pm Read More

Regulator putting the brakes on Credit Union lending

Sean Maher, Vice-Chair and Acting President at St. Dominic Credit Union 46th Annual General Meeting in Dooley's Hotel with Joe Busher, Manager, St Dominic Credit Union.
THE ongoing placing of restrictions on how much people can borrow from credit unions and forcing borrowers to repay loans...

Wednesday, 23/07/14 - 4:08pm Read More

Facebook backlash at theft of rescue boat engine

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  AS the engine stolen from a rescue boat belonging to Carrick-on-Suir River Rescue was located on Friday the voluntary...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 5:04pm Read More

When it comes to gum ‘Bin it Your Way’

  The Gum Litter (GLT) campaign renewed its message to the people of Waterford, this week, to be more environmentally...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 3:48pm Read More

Business group outlines wish list to new Minister of State

WATERFORD’S unemployment issue must be tackled with more than just “another action plan for jobs” it was stated by chairman...

Friday, 18/07/14 - 4:19pm Read More