National News

Court clears Dana’s brother of all counts of historic sex abuse

John Brown, Dana's brother, has been cleared at Harrow Crown Court of five counts of historic sex abuse.Brown, 60, was cleared of indecent assault against two girls under the age of 13 and 16 at several locations in Northern Ireland...

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Mandate urges Irish shops to remove produce from Israel

Mandate, the union that represents shop workers, has called on Irish retailers to stop stocking Israeli produce.It has written to...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 2:05pm Read More

US tourist likely to have glass embedded in face for good after Dublin assault

A court has heard how an American tourist still has glass embedded in his face after intervening in a robbery...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 1:25pm Read More

Fire Brigade investigates mysterious manhole blast in Dublin

Investigations are underway after a manhole cover blew in Dublin City centre this morning.This incident happened at traffic lights at...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 12:53pm Read More

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Dana’s brother cleared of two sexual abuse charges; jury deciding on three more

John Brown, the brother of Dana Rosemary Scallon, has been cleared of two charges of historic sexual abuse. The jury...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 12:22pm Read More

No jail for former Anglo employee who defrauded bank of €200,000

A former Anglo Irish Bank clerk has been given a suspended sentence for defrauding his employer of €200,000 while the...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 11:50am Read More

Sinn Féin wants Dáil recall to discuss Gaza

Sinn Féin has written to the Taoiseach asking for him to recall the Dáíl from its nine-week summer break to...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 11:00am Read More

Jury deliberates as Dana brother accused of sex abuse

A jury is continuing to consider its verdicts for a third day in the sex abuse case against the brother...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 10:15am Read More

Today ‘the last of the very hot days’

Today is likely to be the last of the very hot days across the country.Met Éireann says that temperatures are...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 10:09am Read More

Two killed in early-morning road accident

Two men have died following an accident on the N80 Portlaoise to Carlow road, close to Arles, Co Laois this...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 9:14am Read More

Waterford News

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 within three years rather than the customary five is driving people away from credit unions it was claimed as we...

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Facebook backlash at theft of rescue boat engine

Michael Hickey
  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

More Waterford News

Soprano Cara O’Sullivan to perform at city concert

The Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, in Waterford city with capacity for over 1,000 people is expected to be...

Wednesday, 16/07/14 - 5:21pm Read More

Drugs consignment seized at Ballinamona

WHAT is believed to be a considerable consignment of controlled drugs has been seized from lands at Ballinamona. Gardaí at...

Thursday, 10/07/14 - 5:14pm Read More

Terrifying ordeal sees 18-year-old threatened and forced to drive car

AN 18-year-old was subjected to a terrifying ordeal when he was forced by two suspects to drive his car from...

Tuesday, 08/07/14 - 10:08am Read More

Banner to be replaced before Spraoi Weekend

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ALL eyes have been on the North Quays during the last fortnight after City and County Manager, Michael Walsh announced...

Friday, 04/07/14 - 10:13am Read More

Dragon awakened and stalking the Suir

Dragon Warriors on the Suir last week
SURVIVORS of breast cancer in Waterford paid more than lip service to their motto – ‘I will survive and smile’...

Thursday, 03/07/14 - 3:51pm Read More

80 new jobs to be created in the city

EIGHTY new jobs are to be created in the city with the expansion by Healthier Smoker Ltd., the world leading...

Wednesday, 02/07/14 - 4:14pm Read More