National News

Man found clinging to his kayak rescued off Cork coast

Youghal RNLI has rescued a man who was found clinging to his kayak this afternoon after he was in the sea off Redbarn beach for up to 45 minutes. The volunteer crew was requested to launch their inshore lifeboat at...

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Online error causes distress for Cork bar owner

A Cork bar owner is warning of the dangers of digital society after his credit score took a significant hit...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 4:24pm Read More

Sinn Féin leader in North defends attendance at IRA commemoration

Sinn Féin’s leader in Northern Ireland Michelle O’Neill has urged those who were angered by her attendance at an IRA...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 4:08pm Read More

Man, 22, charged with arson after blaze in flat

A man has been charged with arson endangering life following a blaze in Coleraine on Saturday. Fire broke out at...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 2:33pm Read More

Pipe bomb explodes in business park

A pipe bomb has exploded in a business park in Newtownabbey. It was discovered by security staff patrolling the grounds...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 2:31pm Read More

Latest: Health Minister dismisses ‘idle speculation’ on FG leadership bid

Pressure continues to mount on the Taoiseach to name departure date. MEP Brian Hayes hinted that the Taoiseach will set...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 6:51pm Read More

22-year-old loses fight for life after Belfast incident

Police in the North say they are conducting a murder inquiry, after a 22-year-old man lost his fight for life....

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 12:05pm Read More

Man arrested after Down crash leaves woman in serious condition

A man has been arrested in the North, following a crash that has left a woman in a serious condition...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 10:54am Read More

Two charged with firearms offences in Belfast

Two men have been charged with firearms offences in the North. They were arrested in the Yorkgate area of north...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 10:40am Read More

Spring is in the air: Warmer temperatures hit Ireland

A tantalising taste of Spring is set to keep lifting spirits for many today, although a return to wet and...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 10:21am Read More

Waterford News

“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 to him in today’s Irish Examiner, which stated that Waterford is “only half a city and needs to scale up...

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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

Paudie Coffey on UHW, the health crises in Ireland, and why he believes FG TD John Deasy has no interest in UHW.

Dysfunction in our country’s Acute Hospitals leads to substandard health service and denies equality of access to specialist health services...

Wednesday, 25/01/17 - 12:26pm Read More

New light festival celebrates women

AS the Christmas lights go out over the weekend of Nollaig na mBan (Women’s Little Christmas) from this Thursday to...

Wednesday, 04/01/17 - 4:24pm Read More

President of WIT appointed

PROFESSOR Willie Donnelly has been appointed President of Waterford Institute of Technology by the Governing Body at a meeting today. Prof...

Thursday, 15/12/16 - 4:12pm Read More

Bausch + Lomb respond to Industrial Action Vote

Valent Pharmaceuticals Ireland (Trading as B+L Ireland) have released a statement in response to their workers vote to commence industrial...

Wednesday, 07/12/16 - 10:50am Read More

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...

Wednesday, 23/11/16 - 9:37am Read More

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