National News

Nigeria troops arrest 400 Boko Haram fighters and families

Military authorities say Nigerian soldiers have arrested more than 400 people associated with the Boko Haram extremist group hiding on the islands of Lake Chad, including fighters, wives and children. The two-week operation netted the largest number of arrests of...

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GAA players to hold solidarity sleep-out tonight to raise funds for homeless

Over 400 current and former inter-county GAA players are taking part in a nationwide sleep-out tonight to raise money for...

Saturday, 16/12/17 - 11:02am Read More

Parents of tragic Milly Toumey remember their ‘unique little character’

By Cillian Sherlock The parents of Milly Toumey, who died by suicide when she was 11 in January last year,...

Friday, 15/12/17 - 11:22pm Read More

Someone just won €500k in tonight’s EuroMillions Plus draw

There was no winner of tonight’s €126.5m EuroMillions jackpot. Tonight’s winning numbers were 25, 30, 31,42 and 50. The lucky...

Friday, 15/12/17 - 9:22pm Read More

Irish issues still on table for Phase Two of Brexit talks

Irish issues are still on the table as talks on Brexit move into Phase Two. It was decided at the...

Friday, 15/12/17 - 7:42pm Read More

Latest: Vatican responds to Australia child abuse report

Update 6pm: The Vatican has said the devastating report by Australia’s Royal Commission into institutional sex abuse is “thorough” and...

Friday, 15/12/17 - 6:12pm Read More

Alcohol Bill will see compulsory cancer warnings on drinks labels

Health campaigners have welcomed the passage of the Public Health Alcohol Bill through all stages in the Seanad. The legislation...

Friday, 15/12/17 - 5:57pm Read More

‘Paedophile of the dangerous kind’ Peter Sharkey jailed for 18 years

By Sarah-Jane Murphy A man described by a judge as “a paedophile of the dangerous kind” has been jailed for...

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Just 19 TDs attend debate on child homelessness

Just 19 TDs attended a debate on child homelessness in the Dáil this morning. Only 13 were present at the...

Friday, 15/12/17 - 5:31pm Read More

Body of elderly woman discovered in Limerick house; ‘suspicious’ death

By David Raleigh Gardaí have appealed for information after the body of an elderly woman was discovered in suspicious circumstances...

Friday, 15/12/17 - 5:22pm Read More

Waterford News

women robbed in city centre

TWO women were robbed as they walked through the city centre on their way home last night. At around 9.50pm the two women, aged 65 and 67, were walking in the Broad Street area when two males wearing hoodies approached...

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Launch of Christmas Shopping in Waterford

WATERFORD city is the place to be tomorrow (Friday) when the stores celebrate the launch of Christmas Shopping. Winterval will...

Thursday, 23/11/17 - 4:58pm Read More

ISPCC Waterford service to close

ISPCC’s service in Waterford, which receives up to 30,000 calls a year through Childline, is to close down fully by...

Friday, 17/11/17 - 9:37am Read More

€193,300 Lotto joy for Waterford family

A WATERFORD mother who went into a Tesco Store to do her weekly shopping walked out a cool €193,300 richer...

Tuesday, 14/11/17 - 3:59pm Read More

Paramedics assaulted

WATERFORD Gardaí have confirmed to the Waterford News & Star that a man, from Carrick-on-Suir, was arrested early this morning...

Thursday, 26/10/17 - 4:18pm Read More

Da Silva found not guilty of murder

Juraci Da Silva (36) of Park Lane Apartments, Waterford has been found not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter...

Friday, 20/10/17 - 5:24pm Read More

HSE Statement

Due to the severe weather warning issued by Met Eireann for Counties including a “Red” level warning for Waterford and...

Sunday, 15/10/17 - 8:07pm Read More

Overcrowding at UHW emergency department

THE Emergency Department (ED) in University Hospital Waterford (UHW) is currently experiencing significant overcrowding. The South/ South West Hospital Group...

Wednesday, 11/10/17 - 11:50am Read More

HSE responds to South Tipperary General Hospital rumours

Following rumours that negotiations are underway for South Tipperary General Hospital to leave the South/South West Hospital Group and align itself...

Friday, 15/09/17 - 11:07am Read More

Have your public service complaints heard

THE people of Waterford will have the opportunity to pass on their complaints regarding public services to Ombudsman Peter Tyndall...

Thursday, 14/09/17 - 11:05am Read More