National News

Clare residents issued with water warning

Homeowners in Co Clare are being advised that water provided by the Kildysart Public Water Supply is not suitable for drinking until further notice.The HSE - in conjunction with Irish Water and Clare County Council -have issued the precautionary measure...

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International experts brought in to help choose new Garda Commissioner

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald today announced that the recruitment process for a new Garda Commissioner has begun. Minister Fitzgerald...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 6:02pm Read More

Symphisiotomy group seeks meeting with new Health Minister

The group representing women who underwent symphisiotomies during childbirth are seeking a meeting with the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar.Survivors...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 6:01pm Read More

Three jailed for vicious Temple Bar assault on US tourists

Three men have been jailed for a total of 12 years for their parts in a brawl that led to...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 5:41pm Read More

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Star Wars filming on island ‘totally inappropriate’, says conservationist

Filmmakers shooting the latest Star Wars blockbuster have clashed with conservationists over their occupation of Skellig Michael.As filming started on...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 4:44pm Read More

Another man arrested in connection with Wicklow burglary

A fifth man has been arrested after a burglary at a house in Dunlanvin in Co Wicklow yesterday. He was...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 4:31pm Read More

Energy regulator warns companies to pass on savings to consumer

The head of the Commission for Energy Regulation says he will take action if electricity suppliers don't pass on savings...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 4:28pm Read More

Lucky escape for Dublin shoppers as large window falls on busy street

Shoppers around Stephen's Green in Dublin had a lucky escape at lunchtime this afternoon.A large pane of window glass fell...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 3:10pm Read More

GAA coach jailed for drugs offences

A south Dublin GAA coach has been jailed for seven years for his part in a major drugs operation.David Gill...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 2:50pm Read More

Government ‘out of touch’ with cost of sending children to school

By Noel Baker The Government has been accused of being "out of touch" with the financial strain being experienced by...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 2:28pm Read More

Waterford News

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 Johnstown will close its doors for the last time. In continuous existence for close on 58 years the ‘corner shop’...

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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

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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

Banner to be replaced before Spraoi Weekend

The Tall Ships Banner
ALL eyes have been on the North Quays during the last fortnight after City and County Manager, Michael Walsh announced...

Friday, 04/07/14 - 10:13am Read More

Dragon awakened and stalking the Suir

Dragon Warriors on the Suir last week
SURVIVORS of breast cancer in Waterford paid more than lip service to their motto – ‘I will survive and smile’...

Thursday, 03/07/14 - 3:51pm Read More