National News

Taoiseach: Banks’ proposals for redress on tracker scandal ‘fall short of expectations’

The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the Government has lost all patience with the major banks over the tracker mortgage scandal. Mr Varadkar made the comment as he told the Dáil the Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe plans to “admonish”...

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Gardaí appeal for information on Cork hit-and-run that left girl in hospital

Gardaí are asking for the public’s help following a hit-and-run in Cobh, Co. Cork. Officers say a 15-year-old girl was...

Wednesday, 18/10/17 - 3:00pm Read More

New CSO report reveals what your gender can mean for you in Ireland today

The Central Statistics Office have released their “Women and Men in Ireland 2016” report which presents over 70 indicators which...

Wednesday, 18/10/17 - 2:20pm Read More

Farmers no longer have to wait until age 67 to sell land to family members

Farmers have been given a major reprieve after Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe removed the age limit of 67 by which...

Wednesday, 18/10/17 - 1:50pm Read More

Man claims he was groped by now-retired surgeon Dr Michael Shine

A man who claims he was groped by a now retired surgeon has admitted he considered withdrawing his complaint but...

Wednesday, 18/10/17 - 1:10pm Read More

Government has ‘lost patience’ with banks, says Taoiseach

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the Government will beef up powers to the Central Bank to punish the banks who...

Wednesday, 18/10/17 - 1:00pm Read More

Divisive meeting ahead for cross-party committee on abortion as Coppinger labels Fianna Fáil ‘dinosaurs’

The cross-party committee examining Ireland’s abortion laws is set for a divisive meeting this afternoon after Fianna Fáil was accused...

Wednesday, 18/10/17 - 12:50pm Read More

Major change coming to Ireland’s adoption laws

Tomorrow will bring a major change to Ireland’s adoption laws. From tomorrow, any couple, gay or straight, who’ve been living...

Wednesday, 18/10/17 - 12:20pm Read More

Bomb Disposal Team called after suspect device found in Limerick village

The Army Bomb Disposal Team has been called after a suspect device was identified at a property in Rathkeale, Co...

Wednesday, 18/10/17 - 12:00pm Read More

Met Éireann issues weather warning for 14 counties

Met Éireann has today issued a new Rainfall Warning, covering a total of 14 counties. The Status Yellow Rainfall Warning...

Wednesday, 18/10/17 - 11:40am Read More

Waterford News

HSE Statement

Due to the severe weather warning issued by Met Eireann for Counties including a “Red” level warning for Waterford and Wexford and an “Orange” level warning for South Tipperary, Kilkenny and Carlow, the HSE South East is advising that all...

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Overcrowding at UHW emergency department

THE Emergency Department (ED) in University Hospital Waterford (UHW) is currently experiencing significant overcrowding. The South/ South West Hospital Group...

Wednesday, 11/10/17 - 11:50am Read More

HSE responds to South Tipperary General Hospital rumours

Following rumours that negotiations are underway for South Tipperary General Hospital to leave the South/South West Hospital Group and align itself...

Friday, 15/09/17 - 11:07am Read More

Have your public service complaints heard

THE people of Waterford will have the opportunity to pass on their complaints regarding public services to Ombudsman Peter Tyndall...

Thursday, 14/09/17 - 11:05am Read More

Mobile cath lab on its way

IT has been confirmed that the long-awaited mobile cath lab is scheduled to arrive at University Hospital Waterford on Sunday, September...

Monday, 11/09/17 - 1:06pm Read More

Car crashes into creche wall

INJURY was narrowly avoided after a car that lost control crashed into the wall of a Waterford creche this morning....

Monday, 11/09/17 - 12:59pm Read More

Road closures for Harvest Festival

TO accommodate Waterford Harvest Festival which takes place from Friday September 8 to Sunday September 10 there will be temporary...

Wednesday, 06/09/17 - 11:45am Read More

Go beyond who we are with Creative Ireland

THE Creative Ireland programme is a national initiative, which aims to encourage everyone to recognise their own creativity and to...

Tuesday, 08/08/17 - 12:05pm Read More

Embrace creativity and boost your wellbeing

CREATIVE Ireland is all about you. It’s about how, whether you are young or old, you can benefit from getting...

Tuesday, 01/08/17 - 10:48am Read More

Important travel advice ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland SHC Quarter-final in Cork

The brand new Pairc Uí Chaoimh, which will play host to the two All-Ireland SHC Quarter finals at the weekend,...

Friday, 21/07/17 - 12:17pm Read More