National News

Two arrested in cannabis seizure in the North

Two men, aged 43 and 39, have been arrested in the North, after the seizure of suspected cannabis in Magherafelt.The drugs were found in the Castledawson Road area at just after 8pm last night.It was part of a search in...

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Minister declares he will end ‘scandalous’ rent

The Environment Minister said he intends to bring an end to what he calls "the scandalous increases in rent". It...

Saturday, 28/02/15 - 12:50pm Read More

Minister wants two week’s paternity leave by year’s end

New fathers could be given two weeks' paid leave before the end of the year.Junior minister Aodhán Ó Riordáin said...

Saturday, 28/02/15 - 12:35pm Read More

Martin hints at Fianna Fáil election manifesto

Micheál Martin is promising that Fianna Fáil's election manifesto will be of more substance than what he calls Fine Gael's...

Saturday, 28/02/15 - 12:19pm Read More

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Kelly: FG – Labour voting pact will be discussed

The deputy leader of the Labour party has opened the prospect of a voting pact with Fine Gael for the...

Saturday, 28/02/15 - 10:15am Read More

5,000 pensioners to receive a tax refund

5,000 pensioners are in line for a tax refund after a mistake by Revenue.It came about after people who get...

Saturday, 28/02/15 - 9:10am Read More

Teachers drop plans for another strike day as negotiations continue

Secondary school teachers said they will not engage in another strike day at the moment.Following lengthy talks yesterday, the TUI...

Saturday, 28/02/15 - 9:07am Read More

Wind warnings in place for many areas

Drivers are being warned to take extra care on the road this weekend as weather warnings are in place.Met Éireann...

Saturday, 28/02/15 - 8:55am Read More

Man shot in Dublin while walking with his child

There has been condemnation of a shooting in Dublin last night, in which a man was shot in the leg...

Saturday, 28/02/15 - 8:51am Read More

Man, 27, dies in Longford collision

A 27-year-old man has died in a collision in Co Longford.It happened at Legan Village at 11.10pm last night.The man...

Saturday, 28/02/15 - 8:50am Read More

Waterford News

Supporting local communities

Waterford News & Star supporting local communities. Nice to receive two awards in Athlone today.

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Top three businesses to be chosen at Student Enterprise Awards final

THE Waterford City Student Enterprise Awards final are taking place at Dooley’s Hotel in Waterford city today. The Awards involved over...

Thursday, 26/02/15 - 9:42am Read More

Gardaí seek information on missing woman

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GARDAÍ are seeking the assistance of the public to locate missing 39-year-old Louise Aldridge, who has not been seen since...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 10:58am Read More

suspect device not viable

The suspect device discovered in Ardmore Park, Ballybeg shortly after 11am this morning was declared not viable. As a precaution...

Saturday, 21/02/15 - 5:13pm Read More

More Waterford News

Devastating blow as roof of GAA club to be replaced

IN yet another devastating blow St Saviour’s GAA club fear the roof of the main building gutted in an arson...

Thursday, 19/02/15 - 4:11pm Read More

NAMA progressing Michael Street development

The proposed shopping centre development at Michael Street.
NAMA is expected to apply for planning permission for a significant retail development in the heart of Waterford city centre...

Thursday, 19/02/15 - 11:24am Read More

Witness: Attack like a scene from ‘American History X’

GIVING evidence at the William Moran murder trial, a witness has told the jury how the accused stamped on his...

Wednesday, 18/02/15 - 10:57am Read More

Water meters are on the way

  IRISH Water has announced that it will start installing water meters in Waterford in the coming weeks. Advance notification...

Friday, 13/02/15 - 5:16pm Read More

Award for GIY cookbook

THE GIY (Grow It Yourself) Cookbook ‘Grow Cook Eat’ launched by author and founder of GIY, Dunmore East man, Michael Kelly...

Wednesday, 11/02/15 - 3:00pm Read More

Arrest in Garden Sheds case

GARDAI have arrested a 19 year old male in connection with a series of Garden Shed robberies that took place...

Wednesday, 11/02/15 - 9:29am Read More