National News

Gardaí search for missing Kilkenny man Dean Roche

Gardaí are seeking the public's assistance in tracing missing person Dean Roche from Kilkenny.The 31-year-old was last seen on Sunday evening at Newpark, Kilkenny. He's described as being 5' 8'' tall, of slight build with green eyes and short brown...

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Department of Social Protection decides to not increase rent supplements

The Department of Social Protection has reviewed rent supplements and decided not to increase them.The review concluded that putting up...

Friday, 27/03/15 - 5:31pm Read More

Dwyer thanks his family for support; Elaine’s family ‘still suffer her loss’

Architect Graham Dwyer has issued a statement following his guilty verdict.The 42-year-old faces a life sentence after he was found...

Friday, 27/03/15 - 5:23pm Read More

Taoiseach’s vow on Garda files on Kingsmill shootings ‘very encouraging’

A pledge by the Government to offer full disclosure of Garda files on the sectarian murder of 10 protestant workmen...

Friday, 27/03/15 - 4:29pm Read More

Lawyer tells jury there was ‘no discrimination’ in ‘gay cake’ case

There was no discrimination in a Christian bakery's decision to decline an order for a cake bearing a pro-gay marriage...

Friday, 27/03/15 - 4:19pm Read More

Dwyer guilty of Elaine O’Hara murder

Graham Dwyer has been found guilty of the murder of Elaine O'Hara.READ MORE: Architect Dwyer convicted of stabbing Elaine O'Hara...

Friday, 27/03/15 - 3:59pm Read More

Dwyer jury ask to suspend deliberations at 4.30pm

The jury in the Graham Dwyer murder trial has asked to suspend deliberations at 4.30pm today.The architect of Kerrymount Close,...

Friday, 27/03/15 - 3:34pm Read More

O’Sullivan to press ahead with Junior Cert reform

The Education Minister Jan O'Sullivan has confirmed that she will continue with plans to reform the Junior Cert.The ASTI called...

Friday, 27/03/15 - 2:30pm Read More

Taoiseach’s plea over Ballymurphy ‘injustice’

The sense of injustice held by the families of those killed in a British Army operation in west Belfast in...

Friday, 27/03/15 - 2:29pm Read More

3,300 jobs on way for Limerick in massive city centre development

By David RaleighThe biggest city centre real estate project outside of Dublin over the next 10 years has received the...

Friday, 27/03/15 - 1:47pm Read More

Waterford News

Support Daffodil Day

IRELAND’S oldest flagship fundraising day, Daffodil Day, takes place today, March 27 and the Irish Cancer Society is looking for support in Waterford to ensure the continued provision of free services for cancer patients and their families. Most recent figures...

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54 year old died from fall

GARDAI investigating the discovery of the body of a 54 year old male at the rear of a house on Francis...

Friday, 20/03/15 - 3:30pm Read More

William Moran sentenced to life imprisonment for the 2012 murder of Martin Brophy.

William Moran
WILLIAM Moran of Connolly Place, Waterford City was charged with murdering Martin Brophy (22) at the old Waterford Institute of...

Thursday, 19/03/15 - 5:03pm Read More

Still no verdict in Waterford Murder Trial

THE jury are continuing their deliberations in the trial of a Waterford man charged with the 2012 murder of Martin Brophy....

Wednesday, 18/03/15 - 4:56pm Read More

Waterford on last leg of journey for brave ultramarathon runner

ULTRAMARATHON runner Kevin Carr will be passing through Waterford tomorrow on the last leg of his world record attempt to...

Wednesday, 18/03/15 - 4:32pm Read More

Jury shown scene from American History x

THE jury in the trial of a Waterford man charged with the 2012 murder of Martin Brophy has heard that...

Wednesday, 11/03/15 - 4:32pm Read More

WIT President appointed to new HEA role

Dr Ruaidhrí Neavyn
DR Ruaidhrí Neavyn, President of Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT), is to take up an advisor role with the Higher...

Tuesday, 10/03/15 - 2:34pm Read More

Glanbia to officially open state-of-the-art facility today

GLANBIA Ingredients Ireland’s new state-of-the-art dairy processing facility at Belview Port will be officially this afternoon. It is the largest...

Thursday, 05/03/15 - 10:18am Read More

No Kilkenny move for temporary court

NO decision has been made yet as to where court proceedings will be held while new €22m courthouse for Waterford...

Wednesday, 04/03/15 - 12:45pm Read More

Supporting local communities

Waterford News & Star supporting local communities. Nice to receive two awards in Athlone today.

Monday, 02/03/15 - 3:27am Read More