National News

Man airlifted to hospital after accident off Cork coast

A man who suffered burn injuries on board a Russian factory ship has been airlifted to hospital in Cork.The Irish Coast Guard was contacted earlier today and advised of the incident on the 344ft (105m) long Armenak Babaev, a fishing...

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Green Party to take RTE to court for excluding Eamon Ryan from TV debate

The Green Party is taking legal action against RTE for excluding Eamon Ryan from its leaders’ debate.A hearing has been...

Friday, 05/02/16 - 7:40pm Read More

Kerry TD Tom Fleming quits election race two days in

A sitting TD has unexpectedly pulled out of the General Election.Independent TD Tom Fleming had been seeking re-election in the...

Friday, 05/02/16 - 6:52pm Read More

‘Fine Gael and Labour are talking rubbish’ says Micheál Martin

Fine Gael and Labour are talking rubbish when it comes to reform of the health service.That was the clear message...

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‘Private family funeral’ for Terry Wogan next week

Terry Wogan’s funeral will take place next week, the BBC has announced.The veteran broadcaster, known for his velvety voice on...

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses following robbery in Co Meath

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a cash in transit robbery in Co Meath this morning. Just after 10am two...

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€5,000 worth of tobacco products seized in Dublin along with a car

Cigarettes, tobacco and a car have been seized by Gardaí in Dublin city centre. 2,300 cigarettes, branded MG and Marlboro...

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Pregnant women and high-risk patients urged to get swine flu vaccine

Pregnant women and high risk patients are being urged to get the flu vaccine.It comes after the HSE has said...

Friday, 05/02/16 - 5:15pm Read More

‘Enda Kenny will gain €12,000 from scrapping USC’ says Mary Lou McDonald

Mary Lou McDonald has said that Enda Kenny would stand to gain significantly from scrapping the USC charges. This morning...

Friday, 05/02/16 - 3:52pm Read More

Social Democrats claims abolishing USC not viable for Fine Gael-Labour coalition

By Fiachra Ó CionnaithPolitical Reporter The Fine Gael-Labour coalition will "not have a cent available" to invest in services and...

Friday, 05/02/16 - 5:13pm Read More

Waterford News

Guilty verdict in assault case

A 30-year-old man was found guilty of assault causing harm at Waterford’s Circuit Criminal Court this afternoon, following an incident with his girlfriend at their Dungarvan home. Denis Daly, with an address of 48 Cathal Brugha Place, Dungarvan, was living with...

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Five arrested in connection to Waterford burglaries

THIS morning, an operation conducted in response to burglaries committed in Waterford, Tramore and Dungarvan in January, led to the...

Thursday, 04/02/16 - 4:47pm Read More

Those shoes were made for walking

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WHAT you believe in, what you say and what you would hope to do when you find favour with the...

Monday, 01/02/16 - 6:23pm Read More

Guilty verdict after burglary of 97-year-old

A 24-year-old man was found guilty of burglary and criminal damage at Waterford Circuit Criminal Court on Wednesday afternoon. Sean...

Thursday, 28/01/16 - 10:07am Read More

WIT recommences talks with IT Carlow

WATERFORD Institute of Technology’s Governing Body has agreed to reenter talks with the Institute of Technology Carlow over a merger of the...

Tuesday, 26/01/16 - 5:31pm Read More

Halligan to pay back tax-payer for envelopes mistake

The election info which was sent, in Oireachtas envelopes, to a Waterford City Address
INDEPENDENT TD and upcoming General Election Candidate John Halligan has told the Waterford News & Star that he didn’t believe...

Tuesday, 26/01/16 - 3:25pm Read More

€40m for residential care homes

SOME €20 million will be spent on St Patrick’s Hospital to deliver the long muted 100 bed unit. The latest...

Tuesday, 26/01/16 - 2:47pm Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Construction workers end strike action

UP to 150 construction workers, who downed tools at the West Pharmaceutical Services construction site, called a halt to strike...

Tuesday, 26/01/16 - 2:32pm Read More

New social housing for Waterford

A FURTHER €7.3 million worth of Social Housing projects has been announced for Waterford city and county. Fine Gael Waterford...

Tuesday, 26/01/16 - 11:30am Read More

Construction workers strike

UP to 80 construction workers have put down their tools and have taken to the picket line this morning. The...

Monday, 25/01/16 - 7:50am Read More