National News

Body of man recovered from lake in Cavan

The body of a man in his late 30s has been recovered from a lake in Co. Cavan.The discovery was made at around 6pm this evening at Lough Ramor in Virginia.Gardaí have launched an investigation, and say they're examining all...

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Army defuses home-made bomb in Longford

The Army bomb disposal team has carried out a controlled explosion on a home-made bomb found in County Longford.The suspect...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 6:47pm Read More

Baby investigation too sensitive to release details

Gardaí in Cork today said their investigation into the discovery of a newborn baby's body in Cork was too sensitive...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 6:32pm Read More

Court orders Dublin man to stay away from neighbours he intimidated

A Dublin man who threatened to kill his neighbours and burn down their home has been ordered to stay away...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 6:19pm Read More

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Siptu members announce strike action at Irish Rail

Siptu workers will down tools next month over plans to introduce Labour Court recommended cost-saving measures, including pay cuts.The strike...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 5:11pm Read More

Flanagan meets Israeli Ambassador as Costello slams Ireland’s abstention

The Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan has met the Israeli Ambassador to raise the Government's concerns about the escalating violence...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 4:16pm Read More

Town hit by massive mud slide and flood in freak storm

By David RaleighResidents have described the chilling moments when a river of mud and water swept through their town flooding...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 4:14pm Read More

Former rent boy, now 73, gets two years for sexually abusing Dublin boy in 80s

An elderly Dublin man who abused a boy 30 years ago has been jailed for two years after a court...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 3:35pm Read More

HSE implements 52 of 59 HIQA recommendations at Mayo care centre

The HSE says it is implementing the recommendations of a HIQA report that highlighted poor levels of care at a...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 3:02pm Read More

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...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 2:21pm 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

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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