National News

Dublin City Council urged to focus funds on homelessness, not bridges

Dublin City Council's being urged to focus its funding on targeting the homelessness crisis and not on new infrastructure. The authority had recently announced plans for a new pedestrian bridge crossing on the Liffey. The project is expected to cost...

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INMO says staffing cutbacks must be reversed

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has said that staffing levels need to be brought back to pre-cutback levels. The...

Thursday, 27/08/15 - 9:35pm Read More

FF TD slams lack of Garda resources as popular carpenter is found dead after interrupting burglars at his home

By David Raleigh in Toomaline, Co Limerick.Tributes have been paid to a skilled carpenter who was found dead at his...

Thursday, 27/08/15 - 9:18pm Read More

Protest held in Dublin as concerns intensify about Europe’s handling of the refugee crisis

Concerns are being raised about how Europe is dealing with the refugee crisis. The scale of the crisis was again...

Thursday, 27/08/15 - 8:46pm Read More

Four crashes on M50

Emergency services are dealing with four separate crashes on the M50 in Dublin. Three lanes are closed on the southbound...

Thursday, 27/08/15 - 7:44pm Read More

Cork’s Joanne O’Riordan wins international award

Joanne O'Riordan has been given the International Outstanding Young Person of the World Award. The Cork woman - who is...

Thursday, 27/08/15 - 7:01pm Read More

Coastguard helicopter rescues swimmer off Wexford coast

A man has been rescued from the sea off Co Wexford by a Coastguard helicopter.It is understood he had been...

Thursday, 27/08/15 - 6:00pm Read More

Man dead after finding intruders in house in Co Limerick

By David RaleighA man found dead at his home this afternoon is believed to have collapsed and died after discovering...

Thursday, 27/08/15 - 6:48pm Read More

Clare Gardaí issue CCTV images of missing Japanese couple

Gardaí have issued CCTV images of a Japanese couple in efforts to locate the pair who have not been seen...

Thursday, 27/08/15 - 5:04pm Read More

INMO accepts Lansdowne Road Agreement

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) have voted to accept the Lansdowne Road Agreement.71% of INMO members voted in...

Thursday, 27/08/15 - 3:39pm Read More

Waterford News

Technological University Update from Waterford Institute of Technology

The governing body of Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) decided at a meeting on Tuesday (August 25 2015) to enter a preliminary engagement process with Institute of Technology Carlow (ITC), in line with the recommendations of the Kelly report. According...

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Dredging progresses well at Dunmore East

Dredging at Dunmore East.
    THE claw of an excavation digger extends outwards before its bucket delves in the waters of the harbour...

Tuesday, 25/08/15 - 11:42am Read More

Heritage week at Reginald’s Tower

In conjunction with Heritage Week (August 22-30 ) the Office of Public Works will be hosting two events in Reginald’s...

Friday, 21/08/15 - 9:40am Read More

City to become open air gallery

Volunteers collect paint
ARTISTS will sketch, paint and stencil their way across the city transforming 25 vacant spaces and buildings into an open...

Wednesday, 19/08/15 - 5:27pm Read More

€1.2 million secured for Dunhill housing

EIGHT new social housing units, for the elderly, are to be provided in Dunhill at a cost of €1.2m. The...

Thursday, 06/08/15 - 5:18pm Read More

Arson attack in Dunmore East

  GARDAÍ are seeking information or witnesses to come forward after a vacant house in Dunmore East was subjected to an...

Wednesday, 05/08/15 - 11:43am Read More

TD’s outraged by O’Brien’s legal action

INDEPENDENT TD for Waterford John Halligan has said that members of the Dáil are “outraged” at the legal action that...

Wednesday, 05/08/15 - 9:21am Read More

Hasbro to be taken over by Belgian card company

HASBRO, Inc. the American multinational toy and board game company which employs some 160 people in Waterford is to be...

Tuesday, 14/07/15 - 4:01pm Read More

Concerns for missing 12-year-old

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CONCERNS have been raised for a 12-year-old boy from Glenmore, who went missing at midday yesterday. Thomas Delaney is described...

Thursday, 09/07/15 - 10:35am Read More

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...

Thursday, 25/06/15 - 4:15pm Read More