Waterford News

Hero teenager rescues cousin (9) from freak wave

A NINE-year-old from Kill, Co Waterford was heroically rescued by his 14-year-old cousin after he got caught in a freak wave, while swimming at the pier in Boatstrand. Without a second thought Dylan Sandes jumped straight into action moments after...

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New Men’s Shed champions those in Direct Provision

IF a stranger is merely a friend you’ve not yet met, then the New Community Men’s Shed on Coffee House...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 12:15pm Read More

Quarter of a century of Bluegrass in Dunmore

TOP class acts are set to fire up fans of bluegrass, Americana, blues, country, and rhythm ‘n’ roots at this...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 5:00pm Read More

Property: Stunning home in exclusive setting

What: Five-bed detached Where: 11 Castlewoods, Ballinamona How much: €695,000 DNG REID & Coppinger are delighted to present to the...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 12:00pm Read More

Fires spark residents’ fears in city estate

RESIDENTS have expressed their fears after yet another fire broke out in a small cul-de-sac that has been blighted by...

Wednesday, 21/08/19 - 5:00pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

A View from the Green Room: Being ghosted at the Theatre Royal

Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star REVIEW: Theatre Royal: Ghosting   SÍLE’S got issues. And it’s the issues that form the dramatic hook. Tramore’s Anne O’Riordan and Waterford’s Jamie Beamish collaborate on this fascinating...

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VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Tramore artists cherish the light

Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star REVIEW: Church Rd. Tramore: Tramore Art Exhibition  ...

Thursday, 15/08/19 - 7:45am Read More

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Pontoon over troubled waters

Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   REVIEW: Theatre Royal: Simon & Garfunkel Through...

Thursday, 08/08/19 - 7:44am Read More

Views

View From The Blue: The joy of running

WEDNESDAY night, August 7. The sun has dipped below the Helsinki horizon and I’ve got my runners on. With a fine day’s consumption and sight-seeing behind me, it was time to burn off a few calories and make a welcome...

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TIME OUT WITH TIMMY: Crime does pay

‘People were consumed by the court trials of the day and reading about the gruesome deaths, poisonings and even the...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 7:05am Read More

MUM’S THE WORD: The trouble with twins

Aideen Glynn’s weekly column as published in the Waterford News & Star Well! magazine HAVING twins has been a blessing...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 7:00am Read More

A View from the Green Room: Being ghosted at the Theatre Royal

Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star REVIEW: Theatre Royal: Ghosting   SÍLE’S got issues....

Tuesday, 20/08/19 - 4:42pm Read More

EDITORIAL: We must retain our Garda HQ

YET again our front page is dominated by a story that chronicles the latest threat to our city and county....

Tuesday, 20/08/19 - 4:26pm Read More

National News

Longford man who died in New York was due to come home this weekend

Tributes have been paid to an Irish man who tragically died in New York. 22-year-old Ciaran O’Boyle from Clonguish in Co Longford was found unconscious in the Gates Area of Brooklyn on Tuesday night. NYPD officers responded to a 911...

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‘Available Places’ scheme for students who didn’t accept CAO offer today opened

Students who did not accept a first round CAO offer are being told there are other avenues into third level...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 10:05pm Read More

Irish man dies after incident in New York

A Longford man died in the US late last night or early this morning. The man in his early twenties...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 7:00pm Read More

Almost €80,000 in cash seized by Revenue at Dublin Port

Revenue have been granted a court order to detain almost €80,000 in cash seized at Dublin Port from a vehicle...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 4:30pm Read More

Ireland take in migrants stranded on Mediterranean rescue ship

(Hannah Wallace Bowman/MSF/Sos Mediterranee via AP) Ireland is among six EU countries which have agreed to take in migrants stranded...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 1:40pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Munster’s 2019/2020 Heineken Cup fixtures announced

Waterford’s Jack O’Donoghue with fans at the Munster Rugby Open Training Session, Irish Independent Park, in Cork  this week. Jack and Munster will begin their Champions Cup campaign away to the Ospreys. Photo: INPHO/Billy Stickland. The dates and times for...

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Waterford’s Moloney keeps Ireland in hunt for Olympic spot

Peter Moloney of Ireland riding Chianti’s Champion competes during at the Longines FEI Jumping European Championships. Photo: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 4:41pm Read More

McGrath will not be replacing Fanning as Waterford hurling boss

Former Waterford senior hurling manager, Derek McGrath, will not be returning to the county hotseat, this year at least. Photo:...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 3:49pm Read More

Déise in hunt for an All-Ireland U-16 camogie crown

The Waterford U-16 camogie panel that will take on Limerick in Sunday’s All-Ireland final. McDonagh Park in Nenagh is the...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 12:36pm Read More

Chloe takes National Triathlon title

Chloe Bennett, centre, after winning the recent girls under 14 Aon National triathlon in Galway. Chloe Bennett from Dunmore East,...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 12:33pm Read More

National Sport

Ronan O’Gara faces stern test in first game as Top 14 head coach

Ronan O’Gara faces a stern test of his head coaching credentials on the opening weekend of the Top 14 season. His La Rochelle side will face an away trip to Clermont Auvergne’s fearsome Stade Marcel-Michelin on Sunday, where they have...

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One change for Cork ahead of semi-final clash at Croke Park

Cork manager Ephie Fitzgerald has opted for one change in personnel ahead of Sunday’s mouth-watering TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Senior Football...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 1:35pm Read More

Ireland will top World Rankings for first time ever if they beat England

A win over England tomorrow would put Ireland on top of the World Rankings for the first time ever. Last...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 12:55pm Read More

Munster face back-to-back games against Saracens as Champions Cup fixtures released

The importance of Munster getting a good start to their Champions Cup campaign was underlined by the release of the...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 12:35pm Read More

Edouard’s goal crowns impressive night for Celtic

Odsonne Edouard’s free-kick gave Celtic a two-goal cushion to take to Sweden in their Europa League play-off against AIK. Celtic’s...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 10:40pm Read More

Well!

CHEF DARIO CAVALIERE: Berry delicious

Chef Dario Cavaliere writes a weekly food column for the Waterford News & Star AUGUST is a great month to make a summer pudding. Ripe summer berries are perfect for this as you need lots of them and the berries...

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WORLD OF WINE: Cool traditions in Bordeaux

with our wine correspondent Cormac Power, proprietor of The Fat Angel Restaurant, Cathedral Square, Waterford   FOR many of us...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 7:10am Read More

GAULTIER HERITAGE RAMBLES: Fornaght and Bóithrín na mBan Gorm Loop

Ray McGrath’s weekly ramble in conjunction with the Barony of Gaultier Historical Society, as published in the Waterford News &...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 7:00am Read More
Well! – Waterford Entertainment

#YOURFITNESS: So your holidays are over

weekly column by fitness experts Adam Wright and Jacqui Watson for the Waterford News & Star, in association with Kingfisher...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 7:35am Read More

THE BOOK NOOK: The Carer by Deborah Moggach

Dymphna Nugent’s weekly book review for the Waterford News & Star in conjunction with The Book Centre, John Roberts Square...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 7:30am Read More