National News

Minister: JobBridge internships should not be used to fill vacant posts

The Education Minister said no real jobs should be replaced by JobBridge internships.Jan O'Sullivan's comments come after it emerged that some primary and secondary schools are using the work scheme to fill vacancies, including teaching and special needs assistant positions....

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Fitzgerald: I still have confidence in GSOC after leak

The Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald, said she wants to see the Garda Ombudsman Commission get on with their job,...

Thursday, 18/09/14 - 6:59pm Read More

Burton: Restoring Christmas bonus for welfare recipients a possibility

The Tánaiste said restoring the Christmas bonus for welfare recipients is "for discussion". Joan Burton's comments come after new figures...

Thursday, 18/09/14 - 6:34pm Read More

Equity giant accused of ‘conspiracy’ against Cork developers

US private equity giant, the Blackstone Group, is facing claims that it engaged in a "sophisticated conspiracy" to effectively oust...

Thursday, 18/09/14 - 6:19pm Read More

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Irish Prison Service ‘extremely disappointed’ at work stoppage

The Irish Prison Service says it is "extremely disappointed" that a planned work stoppage went ahead at Cloverhill Prison in...

Thursday, 18/09/14 - 4:55pm Read More

One third of Irish adults took part in ice bucket challenge

A survey of Irish adults suggests an enormous 1.1million took part in the ice bucket challenge craze in recent months...

Thursday, 18/09/14 - 2:46pm Read More

Police hunt two men after Belfast stabbing

Police are hunting two men in connection with a stabbing in Belfast.The 35-year-old victim suffered injuries to his lower left...

Thursday, 18/09/14 - 2:39pm Read More

Prisoners locked up during work stoppage by staff

Inmates at Cloverhill prison will remain locked in their cells for an extra hour after lunch because of a row...

Thursday, 18/09/14 - 2:16pm Read More

Planning authority to reconsider wind farms in Roscommon

An Bord Pleanála is to reconsider applications for two wind farm developments in Co Roscommon.Earlier this year, the High Court...

Thursday, 18/09/14 - 2:06pm Read More

Noonan predicts higher growth and ‘neutral’ budget next month

The Government is now predicting the economy will grow by 4.5% this year, well ahead of the most recent estimates...

Thursday, 18/09/14 - 1:48pm Read More

Waterford News

Cannabis herb valued at €110,000 discovered

OVER five kilos of cannabis herb with an approximate street value of €110,000 was discovered after a search was carried at an apartment in the city. As a result of an ongoing operation by Waterford District Unit and local Gardaí...

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man suffers serious head injury in alleged assault

A MAN in his late 20s suffered a serious head injury and had to be transferred to Cork University Hospital...

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There’s something fishy going on in popular Tramore swimming area

HUMAN excrement, decaying fish heads and tails, rubbish and the stench of maggots is driving people away from Tramore’s most...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 10:08am Read More

road closed after two car crash

AN elderly woman received minor injuries after colliding with another car when she mistakenly drove down the wrong side of...

Wednesday, 03/09/14 - 4:57pm Read More

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Healthy food options go on the menu at University Hospital Waterford

FRESH fruit, salads and yogurts are among the healthy options which will be offered to young patients in the Paediatric...

Thursday, 28/08/14 - 5:19pm Read More

Hero Garda mowed down in car chase

A DRAMATIC incident that unfolded in broad daylight in Lismore Park in the city on Thursday afternoon, saw a car...

Tuesday, 26/08/14 - 3:19pm Read More

300-year-old city church undergoes transformation

  PHASE one of work on the restoration and transformation of the beautiful 300-year-old St. Patricks United Church, a Georgian...

Tuesday, 26/08/14 - 2:59pm Read More

Showcasing Deise’s food heroes

Pictured overlooking Waterford City are Grainne Walsh, Owner, Metalman Breweries, Waterford City, Dermot Walsh, Co-Owner, M and D Bakeries, Waterford City, John Crowley, Farmer, Mooncoin, Co. Kilkenny, Paul Nolan, Chair of the Harvest Festival and Group Development Manager, Dawn Meats, Waterford and Linda Heylmann, Flanagan’s Fresh Fish Merchants, Waterford City. Picture: Patrick Browne
  THIS year’s Harvest Festival will showcase the best of what Waterford and the South East food producers have to...

Tuesday, 19/08/14 - 2:31pm Read More

High-quality fake €20 notes circulating in six counties

Retailers and consumers are being warned to be on the lookout for fake €20 notes.Gardaí are advising that high-quality forgeries...

Saturday, 09/08/14 - 10:08am Read More

Met Éireann warns of localised flooding

Met Éireann has issued a new weather warning.The 6am yellow rainfall alert is in effect for Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny,...

Saturday, 09/08/14 - 9:55am Read More