National News

Minister Kelly will ‘meet us halfway’ to tackle homeless crisis

The Environment Minister has committed to helping tackle Dublin's homeless crisis.Alan Kelly met Dublin City Councillors earlier to discuss homeless services and formulate an action plan.It's been agreed that upgrading the existing 900 vacant housing units was a priority for...

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Exchequer figures could lead to more jobs

A business group has said the latest Exchequer figures could lead to more jobs being created, as the country's finances...

Thursday, 03/09/15 - 12:50am Read More

No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of the midweek Lotto jackpot, worth over 4.6 million euro.The numbers drawn were: 7, 20, 22,...

Wednesday, 02/09/15 - 9:47pm Read More

Sinn Féin calls on Enda Kenny to bring the Dáil back early

Enda Kenny should bring the Dáil back early from its summer recess to debate the findings of the Fennelly report.That...

Wednesday, 02/09/15 - 8:18pm Read More

Eircom services stable for those impacted by outage

Eircom has issued a second statement this evening regarding the outage today, which affected its network.Mobile and landline services for...

Wednesday, 02/09/15 - 7:57pm Read More

Queen’s University’s new blood poisoning drug ‘could save lives’

A revolutionary new drug to combat blood poisoning and organ damage could be life saving, scientists say.Sepsis is one of...

Wednesday, 02/09/15 - 7:31pm Read More

Justice Minister says Attorney General ‘has our full confidence’

The Justice Minister says Maire Whelan is an excellent Attorney General, and has her full confidence.Maire Whelan came in for...

Wednesday, 02/09/15 - 8:42pm Read More

Michael Fingleton tells Banking Inquiry: I don’t regret any decisions I took

The ex-boss of a bailed out building society Irish Nationwide, who retired with a €30m pension, claims he is personally...

Wednesday, 02/09/15 - 6:07pm Read More

Revenue collects €1.4bn more than expected

Revenue has collected €1.4bn more than expected in taxes so far this year. New Exchequer figures published this evening show...

Wednesday, 02/09/15 - 5:39pm Read More

Eircom ‘making progress’ repairing network faults

Eircom technicians are continuing to work to restore full services following an "intermittent issue" on part of its network.Mobile and...

Wednesday, 02/09/15 - 6:49pm Read More

Waterford News

Technological University Update from Waterford Institute of Technology

The governing body of Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) decided at a meeting on Tuesday (August 25 2015) to enter a preliminary engagement process with Institute of Technology Carlow (ITC), in line with the recommendations of the Kelly report. According...

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Dredging progresses well at Dunmore East

Dredging at Dunmore East.
    THE claw of an excavation digger extends outwards before its bucket delves in the waters of the harbour...

Tuesday, 25/08/15 - 11:42am Read More

Heritage week at Reginald’s Tower

In conjunction with Heritage Week (August 22-30 ) the Office of Public Works will be hosting two events in Reginald’s...

Friday, 21/08/15 - 9:40am Read More

City to become open air gallery

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ARTISTS will sketch, paint and stencil their way across the city transforming 25 vacant spaces and buildings into an open...

Wednesday, 19/08/15 - 5:27pm Read More

€1.2 million secured for Dunhill housing

EIGHT new social housing units, for the elderly, are to be provided in Dunhill at a cost of €1.2m. The...

Thursday, 06/08/15 - 5:18pm Read More

Arson attack in Dunmore East

  GARDAÍ are seeking information or witnesses to come forward after a vacant house in Dunmore East was subjected to an...

Wednesday, 05/08/15 - 11:43am Read More

TD’s outraged by O’Brien’s legal action

INDEPENDENT TD for Waterford John Halligan has said that members of the Dáil are “outraged” at the legal action that...

Wednesday, 05/08/15 - 9:21am Read More

Hasbro to be taken over by Belgian card company

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HASBRO, Inc. the American multinational toy and board game company which employs some 160 people in Waterford is to be...

Tuesday, 14/07/15 - 4:01pm Read More

Concerns for missing 12-year-old

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CONCERNS have been raised for a 12-year-old boy from Glenmore, who went missing at midday yesterday. Thomas Delaney is described...

Thursday, 09/07/15 - 10:35am Read More

Déise parks ban makes the headlines

The People's Park
AN exclusive story that revealed a ban on smoking and the use of profane language will come into effect in...

Thursday, 25/06/15 - 4:15pm Read More