National News

Hundreds of calls received by Dublin Fire Brigade

It's a busy night for the emergency services.Dublin Fire Brigade say they've received over 260 calls already this evening, which are mainly bonfire related.They've had 66 ambulance call outs, eight domestic house fires, eight large fires, three truck fires, and...

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Cork takeaway gutted by fire

A popular Italian takeaway in Cork has been gutted by fire this evening.The blaze broke out in Taste of Italy...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 8:34pm Read More

Three Kildare men sentenced for sex abuse of teenage girl

A Bray Wanderers footballer was one of three young Kildare residents to have received suspended sentences for the sexual abuse...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 8:32pm Read More

Varadkar ‘disappointed’ as hospital consultants reject pay proposals

The Health Minister Leo Varadkar has said patients are the real losers after doctors rejected a new proposal to end...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 6:51pm Read More

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Bail refused for man accused of stabbing Dublin star Cooper

Dublin GAA star Jonny Cooper was asleep and defenceless as he was repeatedly stabbed in the face and neck in...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 6:17pm Read More

Hospital consultants reject proposal to end pay dispute

Hospital consultants have overwhelmingly rejected a new proposal to end a pay dispute.Members of the Irish Medical Organisation voted by...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 5:10pm Read More

National Public Health Emergency Team plans further Ebola response test

A major exercise is being planned to test the country's readiness in the event of an outbreak of Ebola.The National...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 5:07pm Read More

Unions urge water protests backing

Five trade unions which have led the campaign to stop water charges have urged all members to join scores of...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 5:00pm Read More

Chaotic scenes as man is convicted of murder of Polish victim

There was uproar at the Central Criminal Court after a 40-year-old Co Clare man was convicted of murdering Piotr Nowakowski...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 4:52pm Read More

Government pledge extra €1m to tackle Ebola

The Government has announced an extra €1m for tackling Ebola.The funding is being provided to the new UN Mission for...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 4:48pm Read More

Waterford News

New Shopping Complex will be a ‘game changer’

IN this week’s edition of The Waterford News & Star, we reveal the concept images for the new Waterford City Centre Shopping Complex that senior officials say could be delivered within the next 2-3 years. The development, which dominates thousands...

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ESB crews hope to have power restored to 10,000 homes by lunchtime

ESB crews are working to restore power to 10,000 homes which are still without electricity following severe lightning strikes last...

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O’Brien and college part company

PRINCIPAL of De La Salle College Waterford, Gearóid O’Brien is a “very happy” man now that an agreement has been...

Tuesday, 07/10/14 - 2:30pm Read More

City girl is contestant on UK Apprentice

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A Waterford city woman who struggled with dyslexia and a stammering problem throughout her young life is set to mix...

Tuesday, 07/10/14 - 2:20pm Read More

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Violent Alley Attacks

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A WATERFORD alleyway became the scene of two violent attacks this weekend – allegedly by the same criminal gang. In...

Tuesday, 07/10/14 - 2:18pm Read More

Yellow weather warning issued as up to 40mm of rain forecast

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow weather warning as up to 40mm of rain is forecast for today. Winds...

Friday, 03/10/14 - 8:37am Read More

No cut in property tax for householders

    By Marion O’Mara   PROPERTY tax is to remain unchanged for householders across the city and county as...

Monday, 29/09/14 - 6:49pm Read More

City forum to discuss action plan for jobs

MINISTER for Jobs and Innovation, Richard Bruton will be in the city this Thursday night to hear, at first hand,...

Friday, 26/09/14 - 3:54pm Read More

€1.75m CT scanner to go into service at UHW

A CT scanner which cost €1.75m but which has been lying idle at Waterford University Hospital for several months is...

Thursday, 25/09/14 - 4:54pm Read More

Ribbon cut on new 30-job business

NuVASIVE, a medical device company, which plans to create up to 30 highly skilled jobs in Waterford city over the...

Friday, 19/09/14 - 5:30pm Read More