National News

HSE investigates HIV cases among Dublin’s homeless

The HSE is investigating a rise in the number of cases of HIV among homeless drug users in Dublin.The Irish Examiner says there have been nine new cases so far this year - compared with none in the same period...

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Creighton condemns ‘cute’ politics of Aer Lingus deal

Renua leader Lucinda Creighton has called on the Dáil to sit next week to discuss the details of the Aer...

Friday, 29/05/15 - 8:14am Read More

Public-sector pay talks may put €2,000 more in workers’ pockets

Public sector unions and Government officials will meet again later this morning to continue talks on a deal to reverse...

Friday, 29/05/15 - 7:35am Read More

Oxford makes history with first woman vice chancellor – and she’s Irish

Oxford University is set to appoint an Irish woman as its first female vice chancellor.Louise Richardson from Tramore in Co...

Friday, 29/05/15 - 7:00am Read More

Government considering more after-school care and paid paternity leave

Subsidised after-school childcare and paid paternity leave are just some of the new measures under consideration by the Government.The Children's...

Friday, 29/05/15 - 6:42am Read More

184 new allegations of historic abuse by Catholic clergy raised in the last year

Dozens of new allegations or suspicions of historic abuse by Catholic clergy have been raised with a national watchdog in...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 11:26am Read More

Bakers to appeal gay cake ruling saying their beliefs ‘have been trampled over’

The Christian owners of a bakery in the North found to have discriminated against a gay man are to appeal.A...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 11:02am Read More

Regulator ‘sorry’ for bank crisis

Ireland’s former banking regulator has said “sorry” for his role in a crisis which led the country to the brink...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 11:04am Read More

Robot required to alleviate staff shortages at hospital, says Donegal Councillor

It has been claimed that the HSE is planning to employ the use of a robot in Letterkenny General Hospital's...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 10:45am Read More

Arrest made in connection with media leaks in ‘blonde Roma children’ cases

A Garda has been arrested as part of an investigation into the leaking of information to the media. It follows...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 10:14am Read More

Waterford News

Students bring shame to De La Salle

DE La Salle College is co-operating with Gardaí after uniforms and books were set alight and broken glass and empty beer cans were strewn across the People’s Park following a graduation ceremony at the school last night. In a statement...

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Dredging of Dunmore East harbour to start in June

DETAILS of a €6m dredging project awarded for works at Dunmore East Fishery Harbour have just been announced. The contract...

Wednesday, 27/05/15 - 11:50am Read More

Waterford votes yes

THE results are in and show that the people of Waterford are overwhelmingly in favour of gay marriage. Announced shortly before...

Saturday, 23/05/15 - 3:42pm Read More

Thumbs up for same sex marriage 

People in Waterford clearly have given a resounding thumbs up to the same-sex marriage referendum with 59% voting yes. According...

Saturday, 23/05/15 - 12:09pm Read More

Gap widening between yes and no vote

The gap between the yes and no vote in Waterford is widening as 31% of boxes are tallied. The yes...

Saturday, 23/05/15 - 10:10am Read More

55% say yes in Waterford 

The latest tally figures coming from the Waterford count centre is registering 55% in favour and 43% against the Marriage...

Saturday, 23/05/15 - 9:50am Read More

Garden equipment stolen from community centre

GARDAÍ are appealing for information after padlocks were broken off two doors in a garden centre at Manor St John Community Centre, Lisduggan...

Friday, 22/05/15 - 9:58am Read More

Two hospitalised after Tramore RTA

TWO people were taken to University Hospital Waterford following a two-car collision in Tramore yesterday evening . The accident occurred at 5pm...

Thursday, 21/05/15 - 4:46pm Read More

Moratorium on new wind farms passed

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CONSTANT humming and flickering of wind turbines are devaluing homes and causing untold misery for people living in close proximity...

Wednesday, 20/05/15 - 9:35am Read More

Hospice the winner at Annual Truck and Motor show

Waterford senior hurler, Michael "Brick" Walsh paid a visit to the Waterford Hospice Movement stand at the show where he took his chances at trying to guess how 
many hospice balloons were inside the truck, tickets were sold all weekend for this and the winner was announced before the end of the show last Sunday.
Pictured with Michael Walsh were Waterford Hospice committee members, Marie Cummins, Fund Raising manager, Nell and Sinead Guiry, Des Kelly, Tony Kavanagh,
Noeline Power and Josephine Duffy.
PEOPLE turned out in their thousands over the weekend to attend the annual Waterford Truck and Motor Show, held on...

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