General Election 2016

Halligan elected

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  John Halligan is elected well over the quota. He takes the third seat.

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O’Sullivan enthused by Green’s performance

WATERFORD’S Green Party candidate Grace O’Sullivan says that while naturally disappointed, she is happy with the party’s performance in the...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 11:07pm Read More

Life as a TD ends for Ciara

Ciara Conway who was the darling of the electorate dive years ago saw her political career end at 10.32pm when...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 10:32pm Read More

Sinn Fein’s first Waterford TD since 1920’s

  AFTER three successive General Election defeats, Sinn Fein’s David Cullinane has finally been voted into the Dail fourteen years after...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 9:52pm Read More

Votes not stamped in polling stations

LATEST reports from the count centre in Waterford are that between 60 and 80 valid votes were not stamped in...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 9:49pm Read More

Renua’s Mailo Power bows out

Mailo Power who was among the first to join Lucinda Creighton’s Renua Party has been eliminated after the fourth count...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 8:49pm Read More

Winners and losers obvious after first count

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  FIVE years ago Paudie Coffey and John Deasy collected 20,416 first preference votes within the constituency, meaning Fine Gael’s candidates collected 38.1%...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 6:30pm Read More

First past the post

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MOTHER of three, Mary  Butler made history at 5.15 m this afternoon when she became the first woman to be...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 5:47pm Read More

End of the road for Conway

With her first preference vote down from 5554 in 2011 to just 2268 this time around Ciara Conway goes back...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 5:33pm Read More

Butler regains Fianna Fail’s Waterford seat

FIANNA Fail reclaimed its seat in the Waterford constituency at the first time of asking, with Mary Butler galloping home to...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 5:36pm Read More

National News

Woman charged with dangerous driving causing death of mother and daughter days before Christmas

A 21-year-old woman has appeared in court charged with dangerous driving causing the death of a mother and daughter who were killed three days before Christmas, writes Joe Leogue. Geraldine Clancy, 58, and her daughter Louise, 22, from the townland...

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Leaving Cert Festival on Facebook is a scam, students warned

Leaving Cert students are being warned about a fake Facebook event advertising a festival in Marlay Park. The event page...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 5:07pm Read More

Taoiseach walks back from talk of united Ireland poll

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has further distanced himself from talk of a post-Brexit united Ireland poll after Northern Ireland’s First Minister...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 3:27pm Read More

Retired judge allowed to work as barrister due to ‘financial necessity’

A retired High Court judge has been allowed to return to work as a barrister. Barry White brought the legal...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 5:06pm Read More

Union meets management as threat of ambulance workers’ strike looms

Representatives from Siptu met with HSE management this morning to discuss a dispute involving members in the National Ambulance Service...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 3:12pm Read More

Father and son killed in a suspected murder-suicide will be buried together

A father and son killed in a suspected murder suicide last Tuesday are to be buried together after a joint...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 3:05pm Read More

Cork couple celebrate €500,000 Lotto win

A married couple from Cork City kicked their weekend off in style today as they travelled to Dublin to collect...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 3:19pm Read More

No jail for ‘cunning’ accountant who stole €50,000 from clients

A former chartered accountant who spent €50,000 he stole from business clients, to pay for a piano, landscape gardening, and...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 3:21pm Read More

Slow, frustrating, full of backstabbers – First-time TDs talk about working in the Dáil

As the Dáil breaks for a 10-week summer recess, some of the new TDs have been talking about their new...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 3:21pm Read More

Jury in Wicklow pier case can consider lesser charge of manslaughter, says judge

The jurors in the trial of a woman accused of murdering a man in Wicklow have been told they can...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 1:21pm Read More

Waterford News

Come meet the new Renault Megane 4

H&H Motors would like to invite you to their showrooms on the Butlerstown Roundabout this Friday night, July 22 at 7pm, to introduce you to the all-new, fourth generation Renault Megane 4. This stylish new car, which is currently available...

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Burglaries in Clover Meadows

Between 2am and 11am on Monday, July 18 two Scrambler type dirt bikes were stolen from outside of a house...

Wednesday, 20/07/16 - 9:36am Read More

Disappointed Three Sisters promise to progress together

AFTER their unsuccessful bid for the European Capital of Culture 2020, Waterford City and County Council acknowledged the hard and work...

Friday, 15/07/16 - 12:57pm Read More

Boil Water Notice issued for Ring Helvick Water Supply Scheme

Following advice from the HSE, Irish Water and Waterford City & County Council have issued a Boil Water Notice on...

Wednesday, 13/07/16 - 9:06pm Read More

Creating art for Capital of Culture judges

Waterford Walls Street Art festival is playing their part for the Three Sisters 2020 bid, with a custom mural being...

Wednesday, 13/07/16 - 10:23am Read More

Indefinite strike planned for Waterford airport

INDEFINITE strike action is planned at Waterford Regional Airport from Wednesday next in response to what the trade union Unite...

Wednesday, 13/07/16 - 10:16am Read More

Waterford Credit Union stung by thief

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  A MAN who handled money stolen from a Mexican bank account and took advantage of a weakness in the...

Wednesday, 13/07/16 - 9:27am Read More

Jobless numbers remain at crisis levels

UNEMPLOYMENT in Waterford continues to remain at crisis levels while the economy in the wider South East area is in...

Friday, 10/06/16 - 11:16am Read More

Airline withdraws service from Waterford to London-Luton

Desmond O’Flynn, Waterford Airport CEO
Passengers booked on the Waterford-London Luton route from June 16th on are being advised to contact the airline directly after the...

Saturday, 04/06/16 - 4:24pm Read More

Man to appear in court for Ballybeg assault

A 28-YEAR-OLD man will appear at Waterford District Court this morning facing a section 3 assault charge in relation to...

Thursday, 02/06/16 - 9:22am Read More