National News

State to foot bill for GRA sick pay legal challenge

The Garda Representative Association has been awarded costs in a High Court action over changes to sick pay, despite losing the case.The action was brought against the Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin, which means it is the state that...

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Murder accused man sent forward for trial over Bray killing

A man accused of murdering his mother in Bray, Co. Wicklow has been sent forward for trial.Lynn Cassidy's body was...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 4:11pm Read More

Report: Number of known Irish women travelling to UK for abortions falls again

There was a further decrease in the number of women giving Irish addresses at abortion clinics in the UK last...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 3:38pm Read More

Clare tourist locations make Great Geosites list

The Burren and the Cliffs of Moher in Co Clare have been named among the UK and Ireland's 100 Great...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 3:16pm Read More

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Call for dedicated bomb squad base in the North

Army bomb squad officers were called out almost every day in the North within the space of a year, new...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 2:23pm Read More

NSAI deliver Halloween warning to parents

Parents are being advised to check their children's Halloween costumes and accessories for safety labels.The National Standards Authority has said...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 2:08pm Read More

Irish Water extend registration period

Irish Water has extended the date for registration to pay for their water.You now have until the end of November...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 2:04pm Read More

Man in court accused of stabbing Dublin GAA star in the face

A man has appeared in court today charged with the stabbing of Dublin GAA star Jonny Cooper.Mark Lavelle, with addresses...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 1:23pm Read More

No jail for man who left female garda with severe injuries

An Offaly man who slammed a garda into a shop front, causing her severe injuries, has been ordered to carry...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 12:40pm Read More

Arts Minister defends decision to allow Star Wars filming on Sceilig Mhichíl

Arts Minister Heather Humphreys said today that she only allowed the new Star Wars film to be shot on Sceilig...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 11:31am Read More

Waterford News

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 night. Transformers were struck by lightning in the south and south east of the country, causing more than 20,000 homes...

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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

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

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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

Cannabis herb valued at €110,000 discovered

OVER five kilos of cannabis herb with an approximate street value of €110,000 was discovered after a search was carried...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 9:17am Read More