General Election 2016

Halligan elected

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  John Halligan is elected well over the quota. He takes the third seat.

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O’Sullivan enthused by Green’s performance

WATERFORD’S Green Party candidate Grace O’Sullivan says that while naturally disappointed, she is happy with the party’s performance in the...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 11:07pm Read More

Life as a TD ends for Ciara

Ciara Conway who was the darling of the electorate dive years ago saw her political career end at 10.32pm when...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 10:32pm Read More

Sinn Fein’s first Waterford TD since 1920’s

  AFTER three successive General Election defeats, Sinn Fein’s David Cullinane has finally been voted into the Dail fourteen years after...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 9:52pm Read More

Votes not stamped in polling stations

LATEST reports from the count centre in Waterford are that between 60 and 80 valid votes were not stamped in...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 9:49pm Read More

Renua’s Mailo Power bows out

Mailo Power who was among the first to join Lucinda Creighton’s Renua Party has been eliminated after the fourth count...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 8:49pm Read More

Winners and losers obvious after first count

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  FIVE years ago Paudie Coffey and John Deasy collected 20,416 first preference votes within the constituency, meaning Fine Gael’s candidates collected 38.1%...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 6:30pm Read More

First past the post

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MOTHER of three, Mary  Butler made history at 5.15 m this afternoon when she became the first woman to be...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 5:47pm Read More

End of the road for Conway

With her first preference vote down from 5554 in 2011 to just 2268 this time around Ciara Conway goes back...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 5:33pm Read More

Butler regains Fianna Fail’s Waterford seat

FIANNA Fail reclaimed its seat in the Waterford constituency at the first time of asking, with Mary Butler galloping home to...

Saturday, 27/02/16 - 5:36pm Read More

National News

The winners of Tidy Towns 2016 have been revealed

Skerries has been named as Ireland’s Tidiest town for 2016. The north Dublin centre also received the award of Ireland tidiest large town. Other winners announced this lunchtime include Birdhill in Tipperary which claimed the award of Ireland’s Tidiest Village....

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Three new jurors sworn in at Sean Fitzpatrick trial

Three new jurors have been sworn in to hear the trial of Anglo Irish Bank’s former chairman Sean Fitzpatrick. Last...

Monday, 26/09/16 - 12:57pm Read More

Teenage boys with low levels of fitness show signs of heart disease

Teenage boys with low levels of fitness have been found to suffer heart disease. A recent study by Dublin City...

Monday, 26/09/16 - 12:38pm Read More

Varadkar: Dublin Bus workers need to show willingness to compromise

Leo Varadkar says the Dublin Bus strikes should be suspended while talks are underway. Management and unions are meeting at...

Monday, 26/09/16 - 11:22am Read More

Average price of 3-bed-semi rises to €200k

The average price of a three bed semi has risen to €200,000 for the first time since the property crash....

Monday, 26/09/16 - 10:59am Read More

Consumers warned about dangers of carbon monoxide in video with Mrs Brown’s Boys star

Consumers are being warned of the dangers of carbon monoxide as a week of awareness about the highly poisonous gas...

Monday, 26/09/16 - 12:49pm Read More

Students planning national protest seeking funding for higher education

Students are planning a national protest calling for more funding for higher education. They say a loans system for students...

Monday, 26/09/16 - 9:06am Read More

Varadkar: Live register figures to fall below 300,000

Leo Varadkar says the Live Register will fall below 300,000, in the next few months, for the first time since...

Monday, 26/09/16 - 8:59am Read More

Chief Justice Susan Denham calls for judicial council

The country’s top judge, Chief Justice Susan Denham, has hit out at the failure of the Government to establish a...

Monday, 26/09/16 - 8:28am Read More

Gardaí seek public assistance in locating missing woman in Co Kerry

Gardaí are seeking the public’s help in finding a missing woman in County Kerry. 33-year-old Kathryn Broderick was last seen...

Monday, 26/09/16 - 9:36am Read More

Waterford News

Let us all Unite

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ONCE again, the people of Waterford and the South East have to take to the streets to beg for a service that we are so obviously entitled to. We did it in 2012, and it fell on deaf ears. This Saturday, September...

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40 new jobs to be created

THE Packaging Hub’s new packaging manufacturing facility and healthcare logistics centre in Waterford is to be officially opened this morning....

Friday, 23/09/16 - 9:05am Read More

National Property Recovered Day at Waterford Garda Station

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IF your property was stolen you are being invited to a National Property Recovered Day being held at Waterford Garda Station...

Thursday, 22/09/16 - 10:40am Read More

Cardiologists reject findings of Herity Report

SENIOR medical professionals, including consultant cardiologists and chief clinical director of The South/South West Hospital Group have “utterly rejected” the...

Wednesday, 14/09/16 - 12:18pm Read More

Minister Ross announces funding for Waterford airport

AN allocation of €870,000 has been announced for Waterford Regional Airport by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross. It...

Wednesday, 14/09/16 - 12:08pm Read More

Mural is completed at former Jurys Ard Rí hotel

The completed artwork at on the front facade of the former Jurys Ard Rí Hotel. Photo Peter Grogan/Emagine
After a week of painstaking work the large-scale mural created by Roscommon artist, Joe Caslin in Waterford city titled ‘Ar...

Sunday, 11/09/16 - 6:34pm Read More

Assault accused released on bail

AN 18 year old man charged in relation to a serious assault on John Street in the city has been...

Saturday, 10/09/16 - 5:08pm Read More

Significant amount of equipment stolen

A LARGE amount of equipment was stolen from two premises on the outskirts of Waterford city in the past few days....

Thursday, 08/09/16 - 11:53am Read More

‘Betrayed’ Halligan to stand his ground on second Cath Lab

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WITH his political future on a knife edge Waterford’s Deputy John Halligan said that he feels “totally betrayed” after the...

Wednesday, 07/09/16 - 6:15pm Read More

Ard Rí to be blank canvas for powerful mental awareness message

Former Ard Ri hotel to be used for powerful mental health message.
KEEP all eyes on old Jury’s Ard Rí  hotel this week as Roscommon artist Joe Caslin creates an extra special...

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