National News

Man charged in connection with robbery at Roscommon shop

Gardaí have today charged a 42-year-old man in connection with a robbery at a shop in Cloontuskert, Co Roscommon.Gardaí in Roscommon received a report of a robbery, at approximately 8.10pm yesterday evening. A man entered the shop, and threatened two...

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Cowen and Ahern to be paid extra €2,000 a year

Brian Cowen and Bertie Ahern are to have thousands of euros added to their six-figure pensions.The Sunday Times reported that...

Sunday, 05/07/15 - 2:25pm Read More

Man injured in Drogheda road accident dies

A man who was seriously injured in a road accident in Drogheda during the week has died.Stephen Mc Donagh was...

Sunday, 05/07/15 - 2:09pm Read More

New recycling levy ‘could cost 500 jobs’

An industry group is claiming that a new levy to pay for the recycling of used tyres could cost hundreds...

Sunday, 05/07/15 - 1:33pm Read More

Funeral of Baltimore drowning victim Barry Ryan Snr takes place in West Cork

The funeral of Barry Ryan Snr. has taken place in West Cork today.Pic: Michael Mac Sweeney/ProvisionBarry, the son of Primark...

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Clerys’ new owners tell Minister he must wait another week to meet them

The new owners of Clerys department store have refused to meet the Minister tasked with examining the closure of the...

Sunday, 05/07/15 - 12:10pm Read More

Central Bank ‘drops plans for geothermal-wells heating at new HQ’

The Central Bank has reportedly abandoned plans to install a multi-million Euro heating system in its new headquarters.Pipes were laid...

Sunday, 05/07/15 - 10:32am Read More

Clare close in on Offaly to score championship win

By Declan RooneyClare 3-26 Offaly 0-15Clare picked up their first championship win in 22 months thanks to goals from Conor...

Saturday, 04/07/15 - 9:34pm Read More

No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight's lotto jackpot. The overall prize was worth just over €2.5m. The winning numbers are...

Saturday, 04/07/15 - 9:22pm Read More

Teen missing from Rathfarnham

Gardaí are appealing for information on a teenager who has been missing from her Dublin home for a week. 16...

Saturday, 04/07/15 - 9:05pm Read More

Waterford News

Déise parks ban makes the headlines

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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

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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

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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

West Pharma arrives with 150 jobs and cash for charities

An artists impression of the new West Pharma plant which will provide 150 jobs on the Old Kilmeaden Road.
A GROWING health science industry together with a business friendly environment made Waterford the clear winner for US pharmaceutical giant...

Tuesday, 16/06/15 - 4:49pm Read More

Floating man rescued from Suir

A FULLY clothed man was rescued by Waterford Marine Search and Rescue after he was seen floating down the River...

Monday, 15/06/15 - 8:09pm Read More

Silicon Valley engineer joins Tramore company

TRAMORE based nearForm, the world leader in revolutionary internet technologies Node.js and microservices, employing 56 people in the town, took...

Thursday, 11/06/15 - 11:20am Read More

School tour money stolen from Scoil Lorcain

HEARTLESS thieves made away with children’s school tour money when they broke into a city school in the early hours...

Wednesday, 10/06/15 - 3:28pm Read More

Mount Congreve to host country fair

SEVENTY-FOUR acres of planted woodland and walled gardens at Mount Congreve will form a backdrop to the inaugural Waterford Country...

Tuesday, 09/06/15 - 4:54pm Read More

Memorial Garden to remember those lost in Waterford Estuary

ALL those who lost their lives in both in the Waterford Estuary and nearby, along with locals who died in the two World...

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