Bus drivers to strike from midnight

GOVERNMENT inaction in the Bus Éireann dispute which has now evolved into an all-out strike by drivers from midnight tonight, has been slammed by a Waterford TD. Sinn Féin Deputy David Cullinane said:“Minister Shane Ross has sat on his hands throughout...

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Waterford mourns late Capt.Dara Fitzpatrick

THE tricolour is flying at half mast over the Irish Coastguard Station in Dunmore East and a light switched on early this morning will remain illuminated until the bodies of all four crew members of Rescue 116, which disappeared off...

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Joy Bells to ring out at Christ Church Cathedral

ON Sunday next, March 19 Dr. Mary McAleese, former President of Ireland, will preach in Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford, at...

Tuesday, 14/03/17 - 11:28am Read More

Ever seen an Irish lizard in Waterford?

IRELAND really is home to two fascinating lizard species and the Irish Wildlife Trust is calling on wildlife enthusiasts to...

Tuesday, 07/03/17 - 11:22am Read More

St Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshall

Sean Power, manager of the Waterford Under-21, winners of the 2016 All Ireland Final, will be the Grand Marshall of...

Tuesday, 28/02/17 - 9:30am Read More

70K cocaine haul

As part of ongoing joint investigations targeting Organised Crime Groups operating in this jurisdiction, a joint intelligence led operation was...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 7:36pm Read More

Illegal cigarettes seized in Waterford

Yesterday (21/02/2017) as part of an intelligence led operation, Revenue Officers stopped and searched a van in Waterford city and...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 2:13pm Read More

Students to live the life of doctors

MORE than 120 Transition Year students from the South-East counties of Ireland today began the four-day Waterford RCSI (Royal College...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 12:06pm Read More

“Half city comment was taken out of context” – Minister Simon Coveney

MINISTER for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, Simon Coveney has contacted the Waterford News & Star to clarify comments attributed...

Friday, 03/02/17 - 12:17pm Read More

Road funding vital for overdue works

FUNDING of almost €11 million has been approved for the improvement and maintenance of Waterford’s roads. Minister of State John...

Tuesday, 24/01/17 - 2:23pm Read More

Paudie Coffey on UHW, the health crises in Ireland, and why he believes FG TD John Deasy has no interest in UHW.

Dysfunction in our country’s Acute Hospitals leads to substandard health service and denies equality of access to specialist health services...

Wednesday, 25/01/17 - 12:26pm Read More

New light festival celebrates women

AS the Christmas lights go out over the weekend of Nollaig na mBan (Women’s Little Christmas) from this Thursday to...

Wednesday, 04/01/17 - 4:24pm Read More

President of WIT appointed

PROFESSOR Willie Donnelly has been appointed President of Waterford Institute of Technology by the Governing Body at a meeting today. Prof...

Thursday, 15/12/16 - 4:12pm Read More

Bausch + Lomb respond to Industrial Action Vote

Valent Pharmaceuticals Ireland (Trading as B+L Ireland) have released a statement in response to their workers vote to commence industrial...

Wednesday, 07/12/16 - 10:50am Read More

Charged with murder

A MAN has been charged with the murder following the fatal stabbing of a 28 year old man at New Street last...

Wednesday, 23/11/16 - 9:37am Read More

It’s time to Imagine!

  THE 15th annual Imagine Arts Festival in Waterford gets underway tonight (Oct 20) and will run for 10 days...

Thursday, 20/10/16 - 5:09pm Read More

Elective procedures postponed at UHW

FOR the second day in succession elective procedures at University Hospital Waterford continue to be postponed due to “ongoing difficulties...

Thursday, 20/10/16 - 12:48pm Read More

Service suspended for upgrade works

THE regular service at the Passage East Ferry has been interrupted at short notice as a result of upgrade works...

Friday, 07/10/16 - 11:07am Read More

Closure Order issued to Starbucks

STARBUCKS Cafe, which is only open on John Roberts Square a few weeks, were served with a closure order by...

Thursday, 06/10/16 - 6:38pm Read More

Girl dies following serious crash

A teenage girl has died after being involved in a single vechicle car accident. The 16 year old was a...

Thursday, 06/10/16 - 8:37am Read More