National News

Taoiseach congratulates new Greek PM

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has congratulated Alexis Tsipras who was appointed Greek Prime Minister today.Mr Tsipris is the leader of the left wing anti-austerity Syriza party, which yesterday won a landslide victory in the Greek general election.Mr Kenny has said...

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Noonan: New Greek government could see Ireland lose out on €350m

The Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said the Irish taxpayer could lose €350m if Greece defaults on its debts.Michael...

Monday, 26/01/15 - 5:29pm Read More

Legion d’Honneur for Irish D-Day veteran

One of the last surviving Irish D-Day veterans has dedicated the award of France's highest honour to the lives of...

Monday, 26/01/15 - 5:17pm Read More

PSNI respond to Belfast security alert

PSNI officers and British Army Technical Officers are currently at the scene of a security alert in east Belfast.It follows...

Monday, 26/01/15 - 4:28pm Read More

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Minister labels planned demonstration outside his home as ‘unacceptable’

The Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe has said any protest outside his house - or the homes of any politicians -...

Monday, 26/01/15 - 3:41pm Read More

Man jailed for ten years for molestation of teenage boy

A convicted sex offender has been jailed for ten years for molesting a 14-year-old boy in a Kerry town over...

Monday, 26/01/15 - 3:40pm Read More

Elaine O’Hara murder trial: Father’s partner found black latex in basket

The partner of Elaine O'Hara's father has testified that she 'recoiled' when she came across oily latex in Ms O'Hara's...

Monday, 26/01/15 - 2:44pm Read More

Lowry: No regrets on ‘not bad-looking’ note

Michael Lowry has defended passing a note to the Taoiseach Enda Kenny recommending his former adviser to a State Board....

Monday, 26/01/15 - 1:36pm Read More

Witness: Elaine O’Hara was ‘distant and uninterested’ on night she disappeared

A jogger who is the last witness to have seen Dublin childcare worker Elaine O'Hara alive described her to Gardaí...

Monday, 26/01/15 - 1:13pm Read More

High childcare costs forcing women in their 30s to postpone having kids

The high cost of childcare is causing women in their thirties to put off having children, according to a poll....

Monday, 26/01/15 - 12:57pm Read More

Waterford News

St. Saviour’s chairman sickened by arson attack

THE chairman of St. St. Saviour’s GAA club has spoken about how he was sickened to the pit of his stomach following the arson attack which severely damaged the clubhouse and destroyed the Ballybeg Youth Resource Centre at the weekend....

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We have a winner!

The 2014 Waterford News & Star photo of the year.
AFTER a very exciting week of voting, we are delighted to announce that Lyndsy Barry is the winner of the Waterford...

Friday, 23/01/15 - 5:07pm Read More

Academic to kick off lecture series at Medieval Museum

THE Waterford Treasures Talks will kick off its 2015 series in the Medieval Museum on Monday February 2, at 7.30pm...

Friday, 23/01/15 - 9:46am Read More

Right2Water plans anti-water charges demo in the city

WATERFORD Right2Water will hold a protest demonstration and rally on Saturday January 31 as part of a national mobilisation by...

Tuesday, 20/01/15 - 2:02pm Read More

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Large sum of money found outside city supermarket

GARDAÍ at Waterford Garda Station are trying to locate the owner of a large sum of money found in the city...

Thursday, 15/01/15 - 9:29am Read More

Waterford has highest level of debt write-offs

SIXTY Waterford people had accumulated debts of approximately €500,000 written off in the past twelve months. With waiver schemes abolished...

Tuesday, 13/01/15 - 3:49pm Read More

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...

Monday, 15/12/14 - 4:42pm Read More

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