General Election 2016

Halligan elected

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  John Halligan is elected well over the quota. He takes the third seat.

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O’Sullivan enthused by Green’s performance

WATERFORD’S Green Party candidate Grace O’Sullivan says that while naturally disappointed, she is happy with the party’s performance in the...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 11:07pm Read More

Life as a TD ends for Ciara

Ciara Conway who was the darling of the electorate dive years ago saw her political career end at 10.32pm when...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 10:32pm Read More

Sinn Fein’s first Waterford TD since 1920’s

  AFTER three successive General Election defeats, Sinn Fein’s David Cullinane has finally been voted into the Dail fourteen years after...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 9:52pm Read More

Votes not stamped in polling stations

LATEST reports from the count centre in Waterford are that between 60 and 80 valid votes were not stamped in...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 9:49pm Read More

Renua’s Mailo Power bows out

Mailo Power who was among the first to join Lucinda Creighton’s Renua Party has been eliminated after the fourth count...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 8:49pm Read More

Winners and losers obvious after first count

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  FIVE years ago Paudie Coffey and John Deasy collected 20,416 first preference votes within the constituency, meaning Fine Gael’s candidates collected 38.1%...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 6:30pm Read More

First past the post

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MOTHER of three, Mary  Butler made history at 5.15 m this afternoon when she became the first woman to be...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 5:47pm Read More

End of the road for Conway

With her first preference vote down from 5554 in 2011 to just 2268 this time around Ciara Conway goes back...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 5:33pm Read More

Butler regains Fianna Fail’s Waterford seat

FIANNA Fail reclaimed its seat in the Waterford constituency at the first time of asking, with Mary Butler galloping home to...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 5:36pm Read More

National News

2,500 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in Ireland every year

Two and half thousand women are diagnosed with breast cancer in Ireland every year. Thousands of people will take to the Phoenix Park in Dublin to run, jog and walk in the sixth annual Great Pink Run today. The aim...

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Stargazers will be able to view Jupiter and Venus tonight, extremely close together

Stargazers are in for a treat tonight, as Jupiter and Venus will be not be seen closer together for another...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 7:39am Read More

Government says they are providing consular assistance to Pat Hickey in Rio

The Minister for Foreign Affairs has said his department is providing ongoing consular assistance to Pat Hickey through the Irish...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 7:33am Read More

Martin McGuinness: I will answer questions about my past

Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister insists he is ready to answer questions about his past – if new truth and...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 12:36am Read More

Man in hospital after serious road accident in Cork

A man has been taken to hospital following a serious road traffic collision in Cork this evening. The accident happened...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 12:26am Read More

Headstones damaged in Jewish section of Belfast cemetery

Police in the North are appealing for information after a number of graves were damaged in west Belfast. A group...

Friday, 26/08/16 - 8:55pm Read More

No change to existing services for toll road users as tag dispute resolved

The dispute between toll tag provider eFlow and toll plaza operator Celtic Roads Group has been resolved. eFlow tags were...

Friday, 26/08/16 - 8:48pm Read More

Dublin boy (13) dies after motorbike crash in Derry

A 13-year-old boy has died following a crash involving a motorbike in Co Derry. Daniel Sheridan, from Dublin, was injured...

Friday, 26/08/16 - 5:32pm Read More

OCI appoint Grant Thornton to examine handling of tickets in Rio

The Olympic Council has appointed Grant Thornton to examine its handling of tickets for the Olympic Games in Rio, and...

Friday, 26/08/16 - 5:05pm Read More

Body recovered from base of Cliffs of Moher

A body was been recovered from the base of the Cliffs of Moher. The discovery was made late yesterday however...

Friday, 26/08/16 - 4:15pm Read More

Waterford News

Pedestrians struck by Garda Van

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THREE people were hospitalised this morning (Aug 21) after a Garda van, which was attending an incident in a John Street Night Club, rolled down a hill and collided with a car and three pedestrians. The incident happened at approximately 2:45am...

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Arrest made for handbag grab

GARDAÍ arrested a 20 year old man in connection an attempted theft of a handbag from an elderly lady. The...

Thursday, 04/08/16 - 3:57pm Read More

Elderly lady mugged in broad daylight

AN 86 year old lady was mugged yesterday (August 2) on John Street at 4pm in the afternoon. The lady...

Wednesday, 03/08/16 - 8:17am Read More

Patient referrals to private providers almost doubles

THE number of patients outsourced from University Hospital Waterford to private providers, in an effort to achieve the National Waiting...

Tuesday, 26/07/16 - 4:29pm Read More

Come meet the new Renault Megane 4

H&H Motors would like to invite you to their showrooms on the Butlerstown Roundabout this Friday night, July 22 at...

Wednesday, 20/07/16 - 4:27pm Read More

Burglaries in Clover Meadows

Between 2am and 11am on Monday, July 18 two Scrambler type dirt bikes were stolen from outside of a house...

Wednesday, 20/07/16 - 9:36am Read More

Disappointed Three Sisters promise to progress together

AFTER their unsuccessful bid for the European Capital of Culture 2020, Waterford City and County Council acknowledged the hard and work...

Friday, 15/07/16 - 12:57pm Read More

Boil Water Notice issued for Ring Helvick Water Supply Scheme

Following advice from the HSE, Irish Water and Waterford City & County Council have issued a Boil Water Notice on...

Wednesday, 13/07/16 - 9:06pm Read More

Creating art for Capital of Culture judges

Waterford Walls Street Art festival is playing their part for the Three Sisters 2020 bid, with a custom mural being...

Wednesday, 13/07/16 - 10:23am Read More

Indefinite strike planned for Waterford airport

INDEFINITE strike action is planned at Waterford Regional Airport from Wednesday next in response to what the trade union Unite...

Wednesday, 13/07/16 - 10:16am Read More