National News

Rescue 116: Drones aid search for two missing men off Mayo coast

The focus of the Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 search mission off the North Mayo coast has shifted to the recovery of the remaining two missing crew members, writes Evelyn Ring. Four people were on board the helicopter when...

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Fianna Fáil plans emergency powers to tackle the housing crisis

Fianna Fáil is to seek emergency laws to help tackle the housing crisis in a belief that the Government’s plan...

Monday, 27/03/17 - 7:15am Read More

Man shot in Dublin identified as cousin of crime boss Garry Hutch

A man shot in Dublin last night is reportedly the cousin of crime boss Gary Hutch. 25-year-old Eddie Staunton was...

Monday, 27/03/17 - 6:37am Read More

Bus Eireann strike enters fourth day

Thousands of commuters are facing travel chaos again this morning. The Bus Eireann strike is now entering it’s fourth day...

Monday, 27/03/17 - 6:20am Read More

Deadline for return of Northern Ireland powersharing to expire

The deadline for restoring powersharing in Northern Ireland runs out later. Sinn Fein has already said the three weeks of...

Monday, 27/03/17 - 6:13am Read More

Noirín O’Sullivan under pressure to consider her position

The Garda Commissioner is facing mounting pressure to stand down from her position. Sinn Féin will publish a motion of...

Monday, 27/03/17 - 1:30am Read More

Man shot in Dublin inner-city attack

A man has been shot in Dublin city centre. The shooting took place at around 9.55pm. The man was reportedly...

Sunday, 26/03/17 - 10:42pm Read More

‘Hearts and thoughts’ with Mark Duffy’s family as his body is recovered from sea

Rescue teams which recovered the body of Irish Coast Guard pilot Captain Mark Duffy from the Atlantic seabed have said...

Sunday, 26/03/17 - 6:04pm Read More

Latest: Flanagan urges Stormont parties to reach agreement before tomorrow’s deadline

Latest: Speaking from Stormont Castle after the breakdown of talks aimed at reestablishing the Northern executive, Minister for Foreign Affairs...

Sunday, 26/03/17 - 8:01pm Read More

Teenage sweethearts killed in Limerick head-on collision

By David Raleigh Funeral arrangements are being prepared for teenage sweethearts Gary Kelly and Delia Keary after they both lost...

Sunday, 26/03/17 - 5:40pm Read More

Waterford News

Bus drivers to strike from midnight

GOVERNMENT inaction in the Bus Éireann dispute which has now evolved into an all-out strike by drivers from midnight tonight, has been slammed by a Waterford TD. Sinn Féin Deputy David Cullinane said:“Minister Shane Ross has sat on his hands throughout...

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Waterford mourns late Capt.Dara Fitzpatrick

THE tricolour is flying at half mast over the Irish Coastguard Station in Dunmore East and a light switched on...

Tuesday, 14/03/17 - 4:23pm Read More

Joy Bells to ring out at Christ Church Cathedral

ON Sunday next, March 19 Dr. Mary McAleese, former President of Ireland, will preach in Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford, at...

Tuesday, 14/03/17 - 11:28am Read More

Ever seen an Irish lizard in Waterford?

IRELAND really is home to two fascinating lizard species and the Irish Wildlife Trust is calling on wildlife enthusiasts to...

Tuesday, 07/03/17 - 11:22am Read More

St Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshall

Sean Power, manager of the Waterford Under-21, winners of the 2016 All Ireland Final, will be the Grand Marshall of...

Tuesday, 28/02/17 - 9:30am Read More

70K cocaine haul

As part of ongoing joint investigations targeting Organised Crime Groups operating in this jurisdiction, a joint intelligence led operation was...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 7:36pm Read More

Illegal cigarettes seized in Waterford

Yesterday (21/02/2017) as part of an intelligence led operation, Revenue Officers stopped and searched a van in Waterford city and...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 2:13pm Read More

Students to live the life of doctors

MORE than 120 Transition Year students from the South-East counties of Ireland today began the four-day Waterford RCSI (Royal College...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 12:06pm Read More

“Half city comment was taken out of context” – Minister Simon Coveney

MINISTER for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, Simon Coveney has contacted the Waterford News & Star to clarify comments attributed...

Friday, 03/02/17 - 12:17pm Read More

Road funding vital for overdue works

FUNDING of almost €11 million has been approved for the improvement and maintenance of Waterford’s roads. Minister of State John...

Tuesday, 24/01/17 - 2:23pm Read More