General Election 2016

Halligan elected

  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

  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

Mary ~Butler on the right is congratulated by her sister Dolores
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

Missing 15-year-old from England thought to be in Dublin

Gardaí are appealing for the public’s help in tracing the whereabouts of a missing 15-year-old boy from England. Ricky Wall was last seen on April 11 in Suffolk and it is believed he traveled to Crumlin in Dublin where he...

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Homeless crisis expected to worsen in Dublin

The homeless crisis in Dublin is expected to get worse as a key hostel is to close. Pat Doyle the...

Friday, 29/04/16 - 2:35pm Read More

Fine Gael negotiators hope to reach Government deal today

Update 2.36pm: The acting Justice Minister has said Fine Geal and Fianna Fail are meeting this afternoon to bring talks...

Friday, 29/04/16 - 2:37pm Read More

Prosecution: David Mahon’s interview ‘littered with lies’

The prosecution believes David Mahon’s interviews with Gardai were “littered with lies and clearly point to his guilt”. The 45-year-old...

Friday, 29/04/16 - 2:36pm Read More

Weather report: Keep your jacket handy over the long weekend

The weather looks set to improve for the long weekend, but it is still not time to hit the beach....

Friday, 29/04/16 - 2:36pm Read More

FG TD Regina Doherty says Enda Kenny should be proud of government talks

A prominent member of the Fine Gael party has defended Enda Kenny’s deal with Fianna Fáil to form a Government....

Friday, 29/04/16 - 12:20pm Read More

1.2 million electricity customers to see price cut this summer

Some 1.2 million electricity customers will see their bills fall for 6% this summer, after Electric Ireland announced the cut...

Friday, 29/04/16 - 11:13am Read More

New HIV cases up 35%; 10 a week now diagnosed

Ten new cases of HIV are diagnosed every week in this country. Figures from HIV Ireland show new cases have...

Friday, 29/04/16 - 3:39pm Read More

Kerryman found dead in St Stephen’s Green laid to rest today

The man who died in St Stephen’s Green on Monday was buried today in his home village in Kerry. Thomas...

Friday, 29/04/16 - 5:09pm Read More

Third Aleppo bomb ‘went off as wounded were being carried into A&E’

Medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières has claimed the most recent bombing in Syria was designed to kill civilians. The UN...

Friday, 29/04/16 - 9:10am Read More

Waterford News

200 jobs for city pharmaceutical company

PLANS for the creation of 200 highly skilled jobs have been announced by a city based pharmaceutical company. OPKO Health Inc., plans to create the jobs over the next five years through expanding the EirGen Pharma facility in Westside Business...

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Truck driver found not guilty

A jury of 10 men and two women took an hour and 40 minutes to return a not guilty verdict...

Thursday, 14/04/16 - 5:50pm Read More

VLM to discontinue flight route to Waterford

WATERFORD Airport has expressed disappointment at the decision of VLM Airlines to discontinue the Waterford-Birmingham route from early next month. The...

Wednesday, 13/04/16 - 8:19pm Read More

Trial of driver charged with careless driving causing death

Wednesday, 13/04/16 - 2:54pm Read More

Site still sealed off after tragic accident

THE Health and Safety Authority are this morning continuing their examination at the scene of yesterday’s fatal workplace accident at O’Brien’s Cement at Belview....

Wednesday, 13/04/16 - 11:41am Read More

Ambulance Strike resumes

Unite met with representatives of the HSE yesterday (Thursday April 7) to discuss the issues underlying the current dispute involving...

Friday, 08/04/16 - 3:01pm Read More

The Comeback Kid

DYLAN Condron is part of a very close knit family but he has always been different from his seven brothers...

Thursday, 07/04/16 - 11:29am Read More

Waterford parents deny sexual abuse of son

A Waterford man and woman sexually abused and exploited their son when he was aged between five and nine it...

Tuesday, 05/04/16 - 4:24pm Read More

Have you the X-factor for Eastenders spin-off

Kat and Alfie Moon who will be the stars of Redwater
IF you think you have what it takes to make your small screen debut then Dunmore East and The Central...

Thursday, 31/03/16 - 4:37pm Read More

Garda injured in ramming incident released from hospital

A GARDA, who had been injured in a ramming incident in County Waterford, has been released from hospital. The Garda,...

Wednesday, 30/03/16 - 5:06pm Read More