National News

O’Gorman: Irish teenager ‘a prisoner of conscience’ in Egypt

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Charlie Flanagan, is set to meet with his Egyptian counterpart today to discuss the case of Ibrahim Halawa.It comes as concerns are being raised about the condition of the Irish teenager in jail in Egypt....

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100 Irish caught up in Nepal quake; Nepalese asking to raise funds in Ireland

One hundred Irish people are believed to have been caught up in the Nepal earthquake and the Department of Foreign...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 7:24am Read More

Garda conference to call for improved pay and allowances

Pay issues are set to dominate the annual conference of rank-and-file gardaí in Carlow tomorrow.The Garda Representative Association will also...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 6:36am Read More

Liquidator to publicise Siteserv share register before its sale

Siteserve's share register for the period before its sale is to be made public from today. It comes after it...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 6:30am Read More

Gardaí investigate fire that kills man and seriously injures woman in Dublin

A technical examination will be carried out at the scene of a fatal house fire in Dublin later. The blaze...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 6:29am Read More

Man who used Dublin Bus to escape robbery due in court

A man is due to appear in court this morning charged in connection with an armed robbery in Dublin on...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 6:07am Read More

Minister to propose new points system for higher level Leaving Cert

New proposals will make it harder to fail higher level papers in the Leaving Certificate.CAO points will in future be...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 6:05am Read More

100 Irish thought to be in Nepal earthquake zone

100 Irish people are now believed to have been caught up in the earthquake that has devastated parts of Nepal.The...

Sunday, 26/04/15 - 8:43pm Read More

Two die in house fires

Two people have died in house fires in Dublin and Kilkenny. Emergency services are at the scene of a blaze...

Sunday, 26/04/15 - 8:06pm Read More

Karen Buckley’s remains flown home to Cork

Two weeks on from her murder Karen Buckley has made her final journey home.The remains of the 24-year-old arrived in...

Sunday, 26/04/15 - 5:45pm Read More

Waterford News

Kidnapping and attempted assault

A 35 year old woman called to Waterford Garda Station at 8pm last Wednesday Night stating that a person known to her forced her into his car outside of her place of work (at the junction across the road from...

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D-day for demolition

North Quays
MAY 7 is now the date given for work to commence on the demolition of the former R&H Hall mill...

Thursday, 23/04/15 - 5:34pm Read More

New president at WIT

Prof Will Donnelly President WIT (1)
THE governing body of Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) has ratified Prof Willie Donnelly as the next President of the...

Tuesday, 21/04/15 - 5:05pm Read More

Sewage blamed as 5 Irish beaches fail to meet minimum water standards

Seven of Ireland's most popular bathing spots failed minimum clean water tests leaving swimmers with a 10% risk of picking...

Tuesday, 21/04/15 - 6:54am Read More

Heroin and cannabis herb seized in city raids

HEROIN, cannabis herb, ecstacy and methadone were seized by Gardai during seperate raids on an apartment and a house iin...

Friday, 17/04/15 - 5:37pm Read More

third fire in three days

A DRUG den that residents of a Lisduggan estate have repeatedly raised serious concerns about has been set on fire...

Wednesday, 15/04/15 - 10:03am Read More

Man dies after falling into John’s River

A 42-YEAR-OLD local man has died after losing his footing and falling into John’s River last night. Ambulance Control received...

Wednesday, 15/04/15 - 2:06pm Read More

drug den gutted by fire

FEARS of Lisduggan residents that a semi-derelict house used as a drink and drug den will be burnt to the ground...

Tuesday, 14/04/15 - 9:52am Read More

New Bishop to be ordained this Sunday

WATERFORD and Lismore’s new Bishop Elect Fr Alphonsus Cullinan says his appointment is much more than a job – it...

Friday, 10/04/15 - 5:42pm Read More

Tasty treats for all at West Waterford Food Festival

THE West Waterford Food Festival continues this evening and until Sunday in Dungarvan with great food, masterclasses, foraging walks, music,...

Friday, 10/04/15 - 2:59pm Read More