Waterford News

Certainty on TUSE and North Quays vital, says Labour leader Alan Kelly

NEW Labour Party leader Alan Kelly hopes the Technological University (TU) process which Waterford IT and IT Carlow remain positively disposed to will produce a positive outcome. “University status in this region needs to be settled once and for all,”...

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No increase today

AS of July 11, there are still 165 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in total, in Waterford. As of this morning...

Monday, 13/07/20 - 6:11pm Read More

Kilkenny Council won’t see North Quays final plans first

THE suggestion that the developers behind the North Quays are to make a presentation of their final plans to Kilkenny...

Monday, 13/07/20 - 5:12pm Read More

HSE’s warning over contact tracing scam

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has urged the public to be vigilant in light of reports of a telephone/text scam...

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Man found after getting lost in Portlaw Woods

Gardaí from the Tramore District responded to a call about a man who went missing while walking in Portlaw woods...

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Landlord body calls for rental market to return to normal

The Irish Property Owners Association (the nationwide association for landlords) has called on Housing Minster Darragh O’Brien not to extend...

Monday, 13/07/20 - 11:57am Read More

Three Councils to bridge €7m Greenway funding gap

The 22-kilometre Waterford to New Ross (South East) Greenway will cost €15 million to deliver, according to one of the...

Monday, 13/07/20 - 11:40am Read More

Waterford Entertainment

ON THE SPOT – OWEN BYRNE

Owen Byrne (49) was born in Dublin but has called Waterford home for over 20 years. He is married to Annette and has two daughters, Emma and Katie. For the past number of years Owen has been the General Manager...

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ODEON’s Waterford cinema prepares to re-open

ODEON’S Waterford cinema will re-open on Monday, July 20 with a new range of health and safety measures implemented due...

Friday, 26/06/20 - 5:34pm Read More

Emperor of Ice Cream shoots to Number One

  ‘Lambent Eyes’ is out now on FIFA Records Cork’s Emperor of Ice Cream have returned from a lengthy hiatus...

Wednesday, 24/06/20 - 5:59pm Read More

Views

Editorial: North Quay monies must be dispensed

PLANNING approval for the North Quays was inevitable given the Strategic Development Zoning (SDZ) granted under the Fine Gael/Labour coalition. Now comes the tough part. The follow-through on the initial promise that the Falcon Real Estate Management plan for expanding...

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Darren Skelton: ‘It was the worst of times’

The View from the Blue as printed in this week’s edition. APOLOGIES in advance for how difficult to read this...

Wednesday, 08/07/20 - 2:12pm Read More

Fr Liam Power: a Christian response to the Programme for Government

THE new Programme for Government (PfG) received a resounding endorsement by the three constituent parties of the newly formed coalition...

Tuesday, 07/07/20 - 7:59pm Read More

Time Out With Timmy: Lessons from Lockdown

So it would seem that after what feels like an eternity, we are finally moving out of lockdown. Not everyone...

Tuesday, 07/07/20 - 7:47pm Read More

Phoenix: An appalling prospect

There is an absolutely febrile atmosphere around town over the new government cabinet and its likely impact on Waterford. People...

Tuesday, 07/07/20 - 6:52pm Read More

National News

Travelling community fights for seat at table in Irish society during week of action

Senator Eileen Flynn, the first female Traveller in the Oireachtas. Photo: Maxwells The Travelling community is still trying to find its place in Irish society but won’t give up in finding its voice according to Senator Eileen Flynn, the first...

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Racism towards travellers still acceptable in Ireland says senator

Racism and discrimination against the Travelling Community is still seen as as acceptable in Irish society, according to Senator Eileen...

Monday, 13/07/20 - 10:40pm Read More

‘Perfect storm’ of tourists and pubs threaten Covid-19 progress warns Trinity Prof

The reopening of pubs and unrestricted travel from the US presents a perfect storm for a surge in Covid-19 cases...

Monday, 13/07/20 - 9:10pm Read More

‘We can’t lose opportunity’ to keep virus under control

By Kevin O’Neill Health officials say they are concerned with rising Covid-19 case numbers in the last two weeks, stressing...

Monday, 13/07/20 - 7:40pm Read More

Rising Covid-19 cases and public complacency a concern for Dr Ronan Glynn

By NONE Acting Chief Medical Officer, Ronan Glynn has raised concerns about the rising number of coronavirus cases reported in...

Monday, 13/07/20 - 7:40pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Blues to resume season away to Shels

New Waterford FC manager, John Sheridan will face Shels away in Tolka Park in his fir League game in charge of the Blues on August 1.  John Sheridan will have to wait until Saturday, August 1, for his first taste...

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A quick reunion for Reynolds and Waterford FC

Waterford FC’s Michael O’Connor and Chris Shields of Dundalk in action last season. They will renew rivalry in the first...

Monday, 13/07/20 - 1:24pm Read More

Waterford’s sporting heroes – Phil Grimes

Déise hurling legend, Phil Grimes. Waterford hurling has produced many stars over the years and one of the finest was...

Sunday, 12/07/20 - 11:36am Read More

“More inter county managers could take a leaf out of Benji’s book”

Waterford football manager Benji Whelan. Photo: Inpho. Déise football skipper Conor Murray believes that manager Benji Whelan has taken the...

Sunday, 12/07/20 - 11:23am Read More

A spike in injuries expected as clubs play first games in four months

Waterford physio, Stepehen Flynn. Well known Waterford sports physio, Stephen Flynn, is expecting a spike in injuries amongst club players...

Friday, 10/07/20 - 1:32pm Read More

National Sport

Jack Charlton: A man beloved in two countries

By Daniel Storey Daniel Storey provides the English viewpoint on Big Jack When England played Ireland in Dublin for the first time in 20 years in June 2015, there could only be one guest of honour. Before kick-off, Jack Charlton...

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Well!

Dymphna Nugent reviews ‘Imaginary Friend’

STRANGER Things meets Stephen King as Stephen Chbosky returns with his long awaited second novel, and a tome of a novel it is. His debut novel, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, was published over 20 years ago, and today...

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View From The Green Room: The joy of Midsomer Murders

OH! There’s nothing like a good who-dunnit murder mystery. It’s a fascination with me that goes right back to the...

Friday, 10/07/20 - 6:44am Read More

Green Fingers: Size can matter in most gardens

GARDENS of any size can bring its own set of problems or opportunities. The trick is, if you wish to...

Tuesday, 07/07/20 - 1:06pm Read More

#YourFitness: Getting back to the gym after lockdown

YIPPEE, phase 3 of our country is in full swing now and that means our beautiful country is starting to...

Tuesday, 07/07/20 - 1:00pm Read More
Well! – Waterford Entertainment

Dario Cavaliere’s Recipe of the Week: Baked Parmesan Chicken

CHEESE and chicken… Who doesn’t like this combination? Add a tasty thick tomato and garlic sauce and it is a...

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