National News

Gastric bypass operations to resume at Dublin hospital

Gastric bypass operations are to resume at a Dublin hospital, after cuts stopped the programme for almost a year.Some 250 people are currently on the waiting list for surgery at St Vincent's Hospital. Only 50 operations will take place this...

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Noonan: Siteserv inquiry will not look at AIB

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has ruled out widening the terms of reference in the SiteServ inquiry to include transactions...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 12:13pm Read More

Judge asks jury to use ‘common sense’ as they deliberate in ‘assisted suicide’ case

The jury in the trial of a taxi driver in connection with the alleged assisted suicide of an MS sufferer...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 11:56am Read More

Survey finds Irish people need to become familiar with their home country

More than a third of Irish people are unable to find Cavan on a map, a survey by Jury's Inn...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 11:24am Read More

Online application system for student grants opens

The body charged with awarding grants to students has announced its online application system for the academic year 2015 to...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 11:01am Read More

Wexford woman escapes temple collapse in Nepal quake

A Wexford man has told how his mother narrowly escaped when a temple collapsed in an aftershock in Nepal at...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 9:27am Read More

British General to be sued over death of Catholic man in Belfast

One of Northern Ireland's most senior British Army officers is to be sued over the death of a Catholic man...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 8:34am Read More

DUP politician Jim Wells quits over gays slur

Northern Ireland's Health Minister has quit after sparking controversy over comments about gay marriage.Jim Wells is to step down from...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 7:55am Read More

O’Gorman: Irish teenager ‘a prisoner of conscience’ in Egypt

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Charlie Flanagan, is set to meet with his Egyptian counterpart today to discuss the case...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 7:29am Read More

100 Irish caught up in Nepal quake; Nepalese asking to raise funds in Ireland

One hundred Irish people are believed to have been caught up in the Nepal earthquake and the Department of Foreign...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 7:24am Read More

Waterford News

Kidnapping and attempted assault

A 35 year old woman called to Waterford Garda Station at 8pm last Wednesday Night stating that a person known to her forced her into his car outside of her place of work (at the junction across the road from...

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D-day for demolition

North Quays
MAY 7 is now the date given for work to commence on the demolition of the former R&H Hall mill...

Thursday, 23/04/15 - 5:34pm Read More

New president at WIT

Prof Will Donnelly President WIT (1)
THE governing body of Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) has ratified Prof Willie Donnelly as the next President of the...

Tuesday, 21/04/15 - 5:05pm Read More

Sewage blamed as 5 Irish beaches fail to meet minimum water standards

Seven of Ireland's most popular bathing spots failed minimum clean water tests leaving swimmers with a 10% risk of picking...

Tuesday, 21/04/15 - 6:54am Read More

Heroin and cannabis herb seized in city raids

HEROIN, cannabis herb, ecstacy and methadone were seized by Gardai during seperate raids on an apartment and a house iin...

Friday, 17/04/15 - 5:37pm Read More

third fire in three days

A DRUG den that residents of a Lisduggan estate have repeatedly raised serious concerns about has been set on fire...

Wednesday, 15/04/15 - 10:03am Read More

Man dies after falling into John’s River

A 42-YEAR-OLD local man has died after losing his footing and falling into John’s River last night. Ambulance Control received...

Wednesday, 15/04/15 - 2:06pm Read More

drug den gutted by fire

FEARS of Lisduggan residents that a semi-derelict house used as a drink and drug den will be burnt to the ground...

Tuesday, 14/04/15 - 9:52am Read More

New Bishop to be ordained this Sunday

WATERFORD and Lismore’s new Bishop Elect Fr Alphonsus Cullinan says his appointment is much more than a job – it...

Friday, 10/04/15 - 5:42pm Read More

Tasty treats for all at West Waterford Food Festival

THE West Waterford Food Festival continues this evening and until Sunday in Dungarvan with great food, masterclasses, foraging walks, music,...

Friday, 10/04/15 - 2:59pm Read More