National News

PSNI use British army as back-up in Derry raids

Police officers in the North have used military personnel as back-up during a number of searches in Derry today.A number of items were taken away for further examination.The military presence was requested due to the suspected presence of munitions or...

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Egypt allows Chairperson of Oireachtas committee to visit Ibrahim Halawa

The Chairperson of the Oireachtas Foreign Affairs Committee, Pat Breen, is to visit Ibrahim Halawa. The Dublin teenager has been...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 6:20pm Read More

Three arrested after high-speed chase in Dublin

Three men have been arrested after Gardaí pursued a car in south Dublin this afternoon.Gardaí had been called to a...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 6:17pm Read More

Two prisoners on Cloverhill Prison roof; inmate stabbed and broken goalposts used in riot

Two prisoners remain on a jail roof after a protest saw at least one inmate stabbed.The violence broke out in...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 6:07pm Read More

Mary Harney ‘regrets mistakes’ over financial crisis

Former Tánaiste Mary Harney would not rule out another cataclysmic financial crisis striking Ireland, she has told the Banking Inquiry....

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 5:53pm Read More

Court hears pensioner told gardaí: ‘I didn’t feel bad’ for grooming boy for sex sessions

A pensioner who groomed a 10-year-old boy for sex sessions at his home in Limerick told Gardaí: "I didn't feel...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 5:20pm Read More

Number of prisoners injured after roof-top protest at Cloverhill

A number of prisoners have been taken to hospital following a protest at Cloverhill Prison in Dublin.Two prisoners got on...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 5:01pm Read More

Gormley: Bankers hid insolvency issue in run-up to guarantee

The former leader of the Green party John Gormley says it is his firm belief that some bankers hid the...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 4:35pm Read More

Limerick City film studio gets the go-ahead

The chief executive of Limerick City and County Council says up to 750 jobs could be created at a new...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 3:54pm Read More

NI Ombudsman rules use of taser on suicidal man was lawful

The use of a Taser on a suicidal man was lawful and proportionate, the North's police watchdog has found.The Northern...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 3:25pm Read More

Waterford News

Hasbro to be taken over by Belgian card company

HASBRO, Inc. the American multinational toy and board game company which employs some 160 people in Waterford is to be taken over by Belgian company Cartamundi. The entire Waterford workforce have been told that a 60-day process is underway for...

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Concerns for missing 12-year-old

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CONCERNS have been raised for a 12-year-old boy from Glenmore, who went missing at midday yesterday. Thomas Delaney is described...

Thursday, 09/07/15 - 10:35am Read More

Déise parks ban makes the headlines

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AN exclusive story that revealed a ban on smoking and the use of profane language will come into effect in...

Thursday, 25/06/15 - 4:15pm Read More

WIT’s CAO Live Q&A

July 1 is just around the corner and with it, your last chance to make changes to your CAO choices....

Thursday, 25/06/15 - 3:00pm Read More

Over €63,000 worth of drugs and cash seized

DRUGS and cash worth in excess of €63,000 have been seized by Gardaí in Waterford over the past two days. Waterford...

Friday, 19/06/15 - 9:32am Read More

Brass Band take to the water

   CITY Of Waterford Brass will be heading to the Dunmore East Adventure Centre this Sunday, June 21 at 12 pm...

Thursday, 18/06/15 - 9:29am Read More

West Pharma arrives with 150 jobs and cash for charities

An artists impression of the new West Pharma plant which will provide 150 jobs on the Old Kilmeaden Road.
A GROWING health science industry together with a business friendly environment made Waterford the clear winner for US pharmaceutical giant...

Tuesday, 16/06/15 - 4:49pm Read More

Floating man rescued from Suir

A FULLY clothed man was rescued by Waterford Marine Search and Rescue after he was seen floating down the River...

Monday, 15/06/15 - 8:09pm Read More

Silicon Valley engineer joins Tramore company

TRAMORE based nearForm, the world leader in revolutionary internet technologies Node.js and microservices, employing 56 people in the town, took...

Thursday, 11/06/15 - 11:20am Read More

School tour money stolen from Scoil Lorcain

HEARTLESS thieves made away with children’s school tour money when they broke into a city school in the early hours...

Wednesday, 10/06/15 - 3:28pm Read More