National News

Elderly woman killed in west Cork crash

A pensioner has been killed in a road traffic accident in west Cork.The woman in her 60s was the driver of a car which collided with a minibus and a second car in Schull at around 4pm this afternoon.The female...

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Irish troops deployed to extract UN colleagues amid Golan Heights clashes

Irish troops deployed with the UN peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights, Syria (UNDOF) have been involved in a number...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 5:04pm Read More

Rail talks adjourned until Monday

Talks at the Labour Relations Commission between unions and management at Iarnród Éireann have been adjourned until Monday. Members of...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 2:37pm Read More

Woman in hospital after tent catches fire at Electric Picnic

A woman whose sleeping bag reportedly caught fire while she camped at the Electric Picnic festival is being treated for...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 1:05pm Read More

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€40,000 worth of cannabis herb seized in Dublin

Some €40,000 worth of cannabis herb has been seized by gardaí following a search of a premises in Dublin.A 45-year-old...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 11:28am Read More

Limerick gears up for Pride Parade

The Limerick Pride Parade is taking place this afternoon.Senator Katherine Zappone and Dr Ann Louise Gilligan are among the main...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 11:04am Read More

Rail talks taking place as three more days of disruption loom

Talks are to take place at the Labour Relations Commission today, aimed at averting more strikes at Irish Rail.Management and...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 10:29am Read More

Garda reported to have sent text message to paramilitary

Gardaí are preparing a report for the Justice Minister after it was reported a member of the force sent a...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 9:54am Read More

Ukraine, Iraq, Gaza and Ebola on European Council agenda today

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny is in Brussels today for a special meeting of the European Council to discuss international developments...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 9:45am Read More

Sonia O’Sullivan joins thousands on Great Pink Run

Olympic silver medallist Sonia O'Sullivan is among an estimated 6,000 people taking part in today's Great Pink Run.It is taking...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 9:40am Read More

Waterford News

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 unit of University Hospital Waterford. New menus are to be introduced following complaints from the parent of a five-year-old child...

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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

More Waterford News

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

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