Waterford News

90 Covid-19 patients in ICU

THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has today been notified of 2,466 confirmed cases of Covid-19. As of 8am today, some 457 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, 90 of whom are in ICU. The five-day moving average is 2,123. Said Chief...

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John lived a simple, but precious life

  IT is with great sadness that we record the death of John Moran, late of 41 Connolly Place, who...

Friday, 22/10/21 - 5:43pm Read More

Carroll’s Cross contract to be imminently awarded

THE awarding of a €1.5m contract for works to improve the treacherous Carroll’s Cross is imminent, according to a Senior...

Friday, 22/10/21 - 5:00pm Read More

Ribbon cut at Ferrybank Neighbourhood Park

THE ribbon of Ferrybank Neighbourhood Park has been cut 12 months after the amenity became a “wonderful addition to community...

Friday, 22/10/21 - 2:51pm Read More

Green Party Councillor calls for a more reliable bus service

Green Party Councillor for Tramore and Waterford City West, Cristiona Kiely has called on Bus Éireann to conduct a review...

Friday, 22/10/21 - 2:37pm Read More

Part 1: Energia responds to windfarm concerns

THE first in a series of public consultations in respect of the proposed North Celtic Sea windfarm took place online...

Friday, 22/10/21 - 2:11pm Read More

State Pathologist takes to the stand in Portlaw murder trial

STATE Pathologist Doctor Linda Mulligan took to the stand on the fourth day of the trial of Stephen Butler (23),...

Friday, 22/10/21 - 10:35am Read More

Waterford Entertainment

TG4’s spotlight on An Rinn’s Áine Uí Cheallaigh

THE current season of TG4’s ‘Sé Mo Laoch’ series, featuring some of Ireland’s finest traditional performers, concludes on Sunday, October 10 (9:30pm) with a programme devoted to An Rinn sean-nós singer – by way of Belfast – Áine Uí Cheallaigh....

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Come On Down: our Liveline plea to Joe!

WHILE Waterfordians basked in the city being named the Best Place to Live in Ireland by The Irish Times, Joe...

Monday, 04/10/21 - 2:48pm Read More

20th Imagine Festival to run from October 15 to 24

THE 20th annual Imagine Arts Festival will be held in Waterford between October 15 and 24, featuring a blend of...

Friday, 17/09/21 - 6:34pm Read More

Views

DARREN SKELTON: A Kilkenny man, four extremists and a Bishop walk into a bar…

The View from the Blue, as featured in the Waterford News & Star, October 19 edition  I RECEIVED a lovely email this week from a chap called Mick (whose surname I shall omit), with the subject title ‘Kilkenny Again’. Mick...

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View from the Green Room: Let the music begin

  REVIEW: Waterford-Music presents Mairéad Hickey and Agnes Clement at Garter Lane   THERE’S a big house for Waterford-Music’s first...

Wednesday, 20/10/21 - 2:15pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Empty nest blues

  REVIEW: Seven Ages of Mam at Theatre Royal   PAULINE O’Driscoll is just delighted to be back onstage and...

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Fr Liam Power: Regulation of social media urgently needed

A Question of Faith, Fr Liam Power’s Fortnightly Column   PARENTS of young teenagers have often shared with me their...

Wednesday, 20/10/21 - 2:03pm Read More

Catherine Drea: Finding the Words

As I See It: Catherine Drea’s fortnightly column as published in the Waterford News & Star   OVER these last...

Wednesday, 20/10/21 - 1:41pm Read More

National News

Last minute ticketing guidelines for nightclubs a ‘disaster’, says LVA

By James Ward, PA All nightclub events must be ticketed from next week, according to new Government guidelines published on Friday. At a briefing with the Government, the LVA told Government officials this requirement was “completely unmanageable”. Hours before people...

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Wales has ‘direct interest’ in solution to protocol impasse, says first minister

By Dominic McGrath, PA A positive resolution to the Northern Ireland Protocol is of vital interest to Wales, the Welsh...

Friday, 22/10/21 - 7:41pm Read More

Woman treated like a ‘leper’ on small West Cork island after affair emerged, court hears

Olivia Kelleher A woman who had an affair with a married man was treated like a “leper” on Cape Clear...

Friday, 22/10/21 - 7:24pm Read More

EU won’t negotiate on Northern Ireland Protocol forever, Coveney warns

By Dominic McGrath, PA EU negotiations with the UK over the Northern Ireland Protocol may end at the end of...

Friday, 22/10/21 - 6:56pm Read More

John Delaney directed to provide ODCE with details about litigation

Former FAI chief John Delaney has been directed by the High Court to give the ODCE information it has sought...

Friday, 22/10/21 - 6:40pm Read More

Waterford Sport

“We’ve come a long way so to win would be amazing”

Waterford FC manager, Marc Bircham, is urging his players to treat tonight’s cup semi-final as another league game. Photos: Inpho. The Extra.ie FAI Senior Challenge Cup Semi-Final The view of Waterford FC manager Marc Bircham The countdown clock continues to...

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Fitzgerald is new Waterford football boss

New Waterford football boss, Ephie Fitzgerald. Photo: Inpho. Cork’s Ephie Fitzgerald will patrol the sidelines for the Waterford senior footballers...

Friday, 22/10/21 - 10:01am Read More

“It’s going to be a massive occasion for the club”

Anthony Wordsworth is well aware of the magnitude of Friday night’s clash with Bohs. Photo: Inpho. The Extra.ie FAI Senior...

Thursday, 21/10/21 - 12:00pm Read More

News & Star Teams of round one and two of the Co. SFC

Here are the Waterford News & Star teams of round one and round two of the Co. SFC…. Round 1...

Thursday, 21/10/21 - 11:33am Read More

Waterford man named as a development player with Irish rugby team

Thomas Ahern will train with the Ireland senior squad ahead of the November internationals. Photo: Inpho/Bryan Keane. Ardmore’s Thomas Ahern...

Thursday, 21/10/21 - 10:58am Read More

National Sport

Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl hit with FA fine over Chelsea VAR comments

By PA Sport Staff Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl has been fined £20,000 (€23,634)by the Football Association after admitting a charge of improper conduct. Hasenhuttl has been hit with the fine for his comments about a VAR decision in a post-match...

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Mohamed Salah wants to stay at Liverpool for the rest of his career

By PA Sport staff Mohamed Salah says he wants to stay with Liverpool for the rest of his playing career....

Friday, 22/10/21 - 7:30pm Read More

Patrice Evra alleges he was sexually abused by teacher as a teenager

By PA Sport Staff Former France and Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has alleged he was sexually abused by a...

Friday, 22/10/21 - 7:24pm Read More

Lewis Hamilton finishes behind Valtteri Bottas as Mercedes dominate at US GP

By Philip Duncan, PA F1 Correspondent, Austin Lewis Hamilton finished behind team-mate Valtteri Bottas as Mercedes dominated the opening practice...

Friday, 22/10/21 - 6:58pm Read More

Newcastle move on from Bruce, Ole under pressure – Premier League talking points

By PA Sport Staff Managerless Newcastle will be desperate to get their season going at Crystal Palace this weekend, while...

Friday, 22/10/21 - 6:43pm Read More

Well!

Japanese Film Festival 2021

  THE Japanese Film Festival makes a welcome return to Waterford after the 2021 nationwide tour was postponed earlier this year. The rescheduled event will now run on October 26 and 27 in Garter Lane Arts Centre. The festival prides...

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#YourFitness: Improving health through nutrition

Weekly column by fitness expert Adam Wright for the Waterford News & Star, in association with Kingfisher Fitness Club UNDERSTANDING...

Wednesday, 20/10/21 - 2:26pm Read More

Green Fingers: Some planting for winter cheer

Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   IT is always a pleasant surprise to see some...

Wednesday, 20/10/21 - 2:24pm Read More
Well! – Waterford Entertainment

Dario Cavaliere’s Recipe of the Week: Chocolate Meringue

  Chef Dario Cavaliere writes a weekly food column for the Waterford News & Star   THIS is a great...

Wednesday, 20/10/21 - 2:18pm Read More

Imagine a host of entertainment!

WATERFORD’S Imagine Arts Festival is set to host live theatre and performance during its 20th annual festival, which takes place...

Wednesday, 13/10/21 - 9:10am Read More