National News

Ballymurphy victim to be exhumed

A judge has ruled one of the Ballymurphy victims' body is to exhumed for a postmortum.Joseph Murphy was one of ten people shot by the British Army in west Belfast more than 40 years ago.It has been alleged the 41-year-old...

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HSE confirm investigation underway into disability unit in Tipperary

The HSE has said it has placed ten staff 'off-duty' at a Co Tipperary disability service, while it investigates a...

Thursday, 18/12/14 - 8:16pm Read More

Young man killed in Limerick crash

A 28-year-old man has died following a road traffic collision in Co Limerick.The crash between a car and a truck...

Thursday, 18/12/14 - 6:43pm Read More

Bailey damages action hears garda tape saying ‘that statement has to get chopped up’

Ian Bailey's damages action has been hearing secretly taped garda phone calls in which a detective is heard saying: "That...

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Penalty-points loophole to close after emergency bill passes unanimously

Laws to close a loophole in the penalty points system should be in place next week.An emergency bill to deal...

Thursday, 18/12/14 - 4:56pm Read More

Fours years in jail, with two suspended, for driver in horror crash that killed eight men

Shaun Kelly outside court today. Picture: North West NewspixA 26-year-old Donegal man who pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing the...

Thursday, 18/12/14 - 4:50pm Read More

16 building projects added to schools plan

Sixteen projects have been added to the Government's school building plan for next year. A total of 70 improvements and...

Thursday, 18/12/14 - 3:43pm Read More

Fathers of men in horror crash that killed eight say driver has suffered enough

The sentencing case of a 26-year-old Donegal man, who has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing the deaths of eight...

Thursday, 18/12/14 - 2:55pm Read More

Parents take doctors to court over life support for clinically dead pregnant daughter

The High Court is due to hear a case next Tuesday in relation to the clinically dead woman who is...

Thursday, 18/12/14 - 2:12pm Read More

Dáil passes bill banning smoking in cars with children present

The Dáil has passed laws to ban smoking in cars where children are present.The bill was passed unanimously in the...

Thursday, 18/12/14 - 1:28pm Read More

Waterford News

Pull the other one!

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OVER 700 secondary school students as well as some volunteers from the public, gathered in the People’s Park yesterday (December 15) for a world record attempt of the longest Christmas cracker chain. The gallant effort was organised by St. Vincent...

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High profile city centre property sold

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THE Waterford News & Star understands that the UK pub chain, JD Wetherspoon has purchased the former TSB building on Arundel...

Tuesday, 09/12/14 - 10:43am Read More

Traffic restrictions for Magic on the Mall

THERE will be a number of traffic restrictions in place on Saturday evening to facilitate Magic on the Mall with...

Friday, 28/11/14 - 12:26pm Read More

All systems go at T&Hs

THE team behind T & H Doolans are envisaging something special for Waterford’s most iconic watering hole, which is primed...

Tuesday, 25/11/14 - 2:26pm Read More

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Toddler who died after truck hit buggy named

THE two-year-old girl, who died after being hit by an articulated truck on Manor Street yesterday morning, has been named...

Wednesday, 19/11/14 - 10:07am Read More

Two-year-old dies following RTA

A TWO-year-old girl has died following a road traffic accident in Waterford city this morning. The accident occurred on Manor...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 12:44pm Read More

Detective Garda breaks arm trying to apprehend criminals

A DETECTIVE Garda broke his arm while trying to apprehend criminals during the course of a burglary at Williamstown Park yesterday...

Thursday, 13/11/14 - 11:12am Read More

Cyclist hospitalised after collision with car

A CYCLIST was hospitalised after a collision with a car near De La Salle College this morning shortly before the busy...

Tuesday, 11/11/14 - 2:27pm Read More

Time university fiasco ended

AS the fiasco surrounding Waterford’s campaign for a university continues, it has never been more crucial for the key stakeholders...

Tuesday, 11/11/14 - 12:26pm Read More

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...

Wednesday, 29/10/14 - 4:48pm Read More