National News

Micheál Martin refuses to rule out FF-FG coalition

The Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin today refused to rule out going into coalition with Fine Gael after the General Election.However, Mr Martin insisted his party was in the Election to win it.Making his remarks at the IFA headquarters in...

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Oops! Contractors return to burn white road markings from ‘Game of Thrones’ road

Contractors who painted road markings on an iconic tree-lined avenue made famous by TV show Game Of Thrones have returned...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 6:36pm Read More

Block on Northern Ireland abortion law reform ‘would betray women’: Amnesty

Failure to reform Northern Ireland’s strict abortion laws would be a “betrayal of women”, according to Amnesty International.Proposals to allow...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 6:08pm Read More

St Raphael’s centre closed after damning HIQA report

A residential centre for people with disabilities in Co Kildare has been closed by St John of God Services after...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 6:01pm Read More

Revenue seize more than €1m of cigarettes branded as wood pellets

Revenue has seized two million cigarettes, worth around €1.1m, at Dublin Port. The smuggled cigarettes, branded 'JIM', arrived into Dublin...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 4:03pm Read More

Health body reports major rise in cases of ‘flu

The number of influenza-like cases in the first five weeks of this year are up more than two and a...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 3:12pm Read More

Woman in hospital after robbery by man impersonating garda

A woman has been hospitalised following a roadside robbery in Co Wexford.She was driving to work when she was stopped...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 2:55pm Read More

Paschal Donohoe calls for new negotiations over Luas pay strike

Trade union chiefs and Luas bosses have been urged to restart negotiations on workers’ pay in a last-ditch attempt to...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 1:29pm Read More

Fianna Fáil propose new crime unit to tackle gangs and drug dealing

By Juno McEnroePolitical Correspondent Update: 3.20pm: Speaking on the campaign trail in Sligo, Enda Kenny blamed Fianna Fáil for taking...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 3:19pm Read More

Burton urges voters to avoid hung Dáil and back the coalition

By Fiachra O CionnaithPolitical Reporter Labour leader Joan Burton has again urged voters to back the coalition in a bid...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 2:36pm Read More

Waterford News

Gardai investigating missing election posters

GARDAI are investigating the disappearance of almost 150 posters across the county endorsing Renua General Election candidate Mailo Power. The Renua team originally thought the posters were blown off poles due to high winds in the last two days but a member...

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Cullinane outlines election priorities

SINN Fein’s David Cullinane launched his economic development plan for the county as he handed in his nomination papers this morning....

Tuesday, 09/02/16 - 11:58am Read More

Man and woman remain in custody following bank robbery

A MALE and female, who were arrested in connection with an armed robbery at Ulster Bank on the Quay, on...

Monday, 08/02/16 - 11:56am Read More

Guilty verdict in assault case

A 30-year-old man was found guilty of assault causing harm at Waterford’s Circuit Criminal Court this afternoon, following an incident with...

Friday, 05/02/16 - 2:32pm Read More

Five arrested in connection to Waterford burglaries

THIS morning, an operation conducted in response to burglaries committed in Waterford, Tramore and Dungarvan in January, led to the...

Thursday, 04/02/16 - 4:47pm Read More

Those shoes were made for walking

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WHAT you believe in, what you say and what you would hope to do when you find favour with the...

Monday, 01/02/16 - 6:23pm Read More

Guilty verdict after burglary of 97-year-old

A 24-year-old man was found guilty of burglary and criminal damage at Waterford Circuit Criminal Court on Wednesday afternoon. Sean...

Thursday, 28/01/16 - 10:07am Read More

WIT recommences talks with IT Carlow

WATERFORD Institute of Technology’s Governing Body has agreed to reenter talks with the Institute of Technology Carlow over a merger of the...

Tuesday, 26/01/16 - 5:31pm Read More

Halligan to pay back tax-payer for envelopes mistake

The election info which was sent, in Oireachtas envelopes, to a Waterford City Address
INDEPENDENT TD and upcoming General Election Candidate John Halligan has told the Waterford News & Star that he didn’t believe...

Tuesday, 26/01/16 - 3:25pm Read More

€40m for residential care homes

SOME €20 million will be spent on St Patrick’s Hospital to deliver the long muted 100 bed unit. The latest...

Tuesday, 26/01/16 - 2:47pm Read More