National News

20 dead so far this year on farms, four more than in all of 2013: IFA

The IFA has said more than 20 people have died on Irish farms so far this year, compared with 16 in 2013. The farming representative group will host a farm safety seminar at the HSA-Teagasc national conference in Kilkenny today.Psychologists...

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More than 20 appear in court charged in connection with Operation Tempest drug-dealing raids

More than 20 people have so far appeared in court charged with drug dealing offences as part of a major...

Thursday, 21/08/14 - 1:49pm Read More

Missing Derry man found safe and well

Missing person 86-year-old William Doherty, who had been missing since yesterday, has been found safe and well, say Gardaí.The PSNI...

Thursday, 21/08/14 - 12:30pm Read More

Authority arranges 20 bus operators for rail users hit by strike

The National Transport Authority has arranged for 20 bus operators to offer alternative travel options for people affected by the...

Thursday, 21/08/14 - 12:23pm Read More

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Gardaí seize drugs and equipment in series of raids

Gardaí have seized drugs and drug cultivation equipment during a series of raids in North Tipperary.A number of premises in...

Thursday, 21/08/14 - 11:56am Read More

Major: Without Albert the peace process may never have started

Former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds has been remembered as a courageous peacemaker after he died following a long illness.Mr Reynolds's elder...

Thursday, 21/08/14 - 11:14am Read More

Revenue ‘making gains’ against cigarette smuggling

The Irish Cancer Society says the Revenue Commissioners have made significant gains in slowing the rate of tobacco being smuggled...

Thursday, 21/08/14 - 10:08am Read More

Family of missing 86-year-old Derry man ‘worried for his safety’

The PSNI are appealing to members of the public to help them locate 86-year-old William Doherty who has been missing...

Thursday, 21/08/14 - 9:01am Read More

Kenny: Albert Reynolds ‘made an important contribution’ to NI peace process

Tributes are being paid to former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds, who has died at the age of 81.The Roscommon native served...

Thursday, 21/08/14 - 8:38am Read More

Kilkenny to host major conference on farm safety

A major conference on farm safety is taking place in Kilkenny today with the aim of identifying dangerous behaviours and...

Thursday, 21/08/14 - 7:27am Read More

Waterford News

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 offer, from the smallest food businesses working from home kitchens to international market leaders of the food industry. Now in...

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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 - 9:08am Read More

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...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 12:44pm Read More

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...

Wednesday, 23/07/14 - 4:08pm Read More

More Waterford News

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

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...

Friday, 18/07/14 - 4:19pm Read More

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...

Wednesday, 16/07/14 - 5:21pm Read More

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