General Election 2016

Halligan elected

  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

  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

Mary ~Butler on the right is congratulated by her sister Dolores
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

Update: Gardaí feel ‘vindicated’ after AGSI members vote to accept new pay deal

Mid-ranking gardaí have voted overwhelmingly in favour of new pay proposals. The ballot saw 71% of AGSI’s 2,103 members vote, with 95% of those voting to accept the Labour Court’s proposals. The GRA, which represents rank-and-file gardaí, voted in favour...

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Austin Stack: Gerry Adams has more information and has not shared it with Gardaí

A stand-off between the son of a murdered prison officer and the Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams has taken a...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 8:35am Read More

Man killed after 4 X 4 falls on him in Tipperary farm accident

A man in his 70s has died in an farmyard accident in Tipperary. He was working under a 4 X...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 8:12am Read More

Delay pay-by-weight bin charges? Bad idea, say Greens

Update 11.30am: The Green Party wants the Government to stick to a plan to bring in pay-by-weight bin charges, amid...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 11:39am Read More

Man seriously ill after he was shot up to six times in Dublin

A man is in a serious in condition in hospital after he was shot up to six times in Dublin...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 11:56am Read More

State of rental properties putting tenants’ lives at risk, charity says

An NGO representing people in local authority housing has said tenants’ health is being put at risk due to poor...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 6:58am Read More

Gardaí to decide steps to implement €50m pay deal after members backed it

The executive of the Garda Representative Association will meet today to decide steps towards implementing a €50m pay deal, after...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 6:54am Read More

Bill to propose electronic tagging for suspects awaiting trial

The Tánaiste is due to bring a Bill to Cabinet this morning that would allow people to be electronically tagged...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 12:42am Read More

Twitter reveals top trends in Ireland this year

The year’s top Twitter trends have been revealed by the social media giant. Political and sporting upsets provided some of...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 9:27am Read More

Portlaoise residents concerned about hospital future

Portlaoise residents are expressing their concerns over the future of the Midlands Regional Hospital there after HIQA’s latest report saying...

Monday, 05/12/16 - 9:57pm Read More

Waterford News

Charged with murder

A MAN has been charged with the murder following the fatal stabbing of a 28 year old man at New Street last month. Yesterday at Waterford District Court, Brazilian national Juraci Da Silva was charged with the murder of James Banville from...

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It’s time to Imagine!

  THE 15th annual Imagine Arts Festival in Waterford gets underway tonight (Oct 20) and will run for 10 days...

Thursday, 20/10/16 - 5:09pm Read More

Elective procedures postponed at UHW

FOR the second day in succession elective procedures at University Hospital Waterford continue to be postponed due to “ongoing difficulties...

Thursday, 20/10/16 - 12:48pm Read More

Service suspended for upgrade works

THE regular service at the Passage East Ferry has been interrupted at short notice as a result of upgrade works...

Friday, 07/10/16 - 11:07am Read More

Closure Order issued to Starbucks

STARBUCKS Cafe, which is only open on John Roberts Square a few weeks, were served with a closure order by...

Thursday, 06/10/16 - 6:38pm Read More

Girl dies following serious crash

A teenage girl has died after being involved in a single vechicle car accident. The 16 year old was a...

Thursday, 06/10/16 - 8:37am Read More

Hartley lodges complaint with Gardaí

MEP candidate for Ireland South, Kieran Hartley, has this evening made an official complaint to An Garda Siochana about the...

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 7:52pm Read More

Road closed after car crash

THE Slievekeale road is closed off following a car accident, which resulted in two men being brought to hospital. Residents...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 10:55am Read More

LPT to remain the same

A proposal for a 7.5% increase in Local Property Tax was shot down by Waterford City and County Councillors. CEO...

Monday, 26/09/16 - 5:09pm Read More

Let us all Unite

An image from Save Waterford 10-11-12 by Digicol Photography.
ONCE again, the people of Waterford and the South East have to take to the streets to beg for a service...

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