National News

Family pays tribute to Cork climber who died in Alps avalanche

The Corkman who died whilst climbing on the Alps mountain range yesterday has been named as Shay Casey.He was climbing with a group of 11 friends when the accident happened."It is with deep sadness that the Casey family confirms the...

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Judge allows Cork woman to proceed with case against Pfizer

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has failed to stop a legal action by a Cork woman who claims the company did not...

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Three-year-old killed in Cork farming accident

A three-year-old boy has died after being hit by a JCB near Bantry in West Cork.It is understood the three-year-old...

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Government denies lying about water charge

The Government has today denied lying about the level of water charges to try and get past the local election.Figures...

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Irish Rail workers announce plans for stoppages on days of GAA finals

Fans heading to the All Ireland football and hurling finals could face major disruption - with strikes at Irish Rail...

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Weather warning issued for east of the country

Tonight and tomorrow look like a washout in the east of the country.Met Éireann has issued a status Orange rainfall...

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Irish community in Italy reaches out to family of Cork climbing accident victim

Irish families living in Italy have offered their help to the family of the latest victim of a climbing accident...

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Pathologist arrives to examine human leg found at recycling plant

A member of the State Pathologists Office is at the scene where a human leg was found at a recycling...

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Dana and sister ‘in physical confrontation’ in US toilet

There are reports this morning that Dana is claiming she was attacked by her elderly sister in a toilet in...

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Mother faces jail for refusing to pay home-schooling assessment fine

A mother is preparing to face prison today after she refused to pay a fine over her children's home schooling.Monica...

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Waterford News

New career opens up for shopkeeper putting up the ‘closed’ signs

Donal and Sarah Jacob outside the shop which closes this Thrusday. Pic: Joe Evans
ANOTHER piece of old Waterford is to disappear from the city’s landscape this Thursday when Jacobs shop at 6 Upper Johnstown will close its doors for the last time. In continuous existence for close on 58 years the ‘corner shop’...

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Regulator putting the brakes on Credit Union lending

Sean Maher, Vice-Chair and Acting President at St. Dominic Credit Union 46th Annual General Meeting in Dooley's Hotel with Joe Busher, Manager, St Dominic Credit Union.
THE ongoing placing of restrictions on how much people can borrow from credit unions and forcing borrowers to repay loans...

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Facebook backlash at theft of rescue boat engine

Michael Hickey
  AS the engine stolen from a rescue boat belonging to Carrick-on-Suir River Rescue was located on Friday the voluntary...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 5:04pm Read More

When it comes to gum ‘Bin it Your Way’

  The Gum Litter (GLT) campaign renewed its message to the people of Waterford, this week, to be more environmentally...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 3:48pm Read More

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Business group outlines wish list to new Minister of State

WATERFORD’S unemployment issue must be tackled with more than just “another action plan for jobs” it was stated by chairman...

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Soprano Cara O’Sullivan to perform at city concert

The Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, in Waterford city with capacity for over 1,000 people is expected to be...

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Drugs consignment seized at Ballinamona

WHAT is believed to be a considerable consignment of controlled drugs has been seized from lands at Ballinamona. Gardaí at...

Thursday, 10/07/14 - 5:14pm Read More

Terrifying ordeal sees 18-year-old threatened and forced to drive car

AN 18-year-old was subjected to a terrifying ordeal when he was forced by two suspects to drive his car from...

Tuesday, 08/07/14 - 10:08am Read More

Banner to be replaced before Spraoi Weekend

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ALL eyes have been on the North Quays during the last fortnight after City and County Manager, Michael Walsh announced...

Friday, 04/07/14 - 10:13am Read More

Dragon awakened and stalking the Suir

Dragon Warriors on the Suir last week
SURVIVORS of breast cancer in Waterford paid more than lip service to their motto – ‘I will survive and smile’...

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