Waterford News

324 new cases and no deaths

THE Department of Health has reported 324 new cases of the coronavirus and no new deaths. Of the cases notified today; 162 are men / 152 are women 69% are under 45 years of age 33% are confirmed to be...

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Imposing period property at Newtown

What: four bed period property Where: 5 Lower Newtown How much: €285,000     THIS week’s choice is an imposing...

Friday, 25/09/20 - 2:50pm Read More

Waterford part of Europe-wide counterfeit probe

WATERFORD was one of five counties in which Gardaí, co-ordinated by the Garda National Bureau of Criminal Investigation (GNCBI), conducted...

Friday, 25/09/20 - 12:06pm Read More

Plans for 13 acre mixed use development in Carrickpherish

A COMPANY in Meath has submitted plans for a new 13 acre development in the townlands of Bawndaw and Ballynamona,...

Thursday, 24/09/20 - 6:55pm Read More

All flu vaccine shipments due in Ireland by end of October

ALL 1.35 million individual doses of the flu vaccine are due to be delivered in the State by the end...

Thursday, 24/09/20 - 5:56pm Read More

Washed up whale was a sight to behold

  A MEMBER of Tramore Eco Group said the remains of a 45ft beached whale was a “sight to behold”...

Thursday, 24/09/20 - 5:53pm Read More

324 new cases of covid-19 and three further deaths

THE Department of Health has reported 324 new cases of Covid 19 in Ireland and three further deaths. Waterford is...

Thursday, 24/09/20 - 5:42pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

View from the Green Room: Moby Dick’s Big Tale

  REVIEW: Jim Nolan’s ‘Moby Dick’ on RTE Radio 1   THE theatres may be dark but writers are still at their craft. And so is our own Jim Nolan who’s been writing and producing drama since 1979. With no...

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View from the Green Room: Collender’s ‘Stolen Time’ shines in a dark landscape

  REVIEW: Stolen Time at Garter Lane via YouTube WITH enormous disappointment, Waterford Youth Arts were forced to announce the...

Tuesday, 01/09/20 - 1:25pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Socially distanced countdown is a Déise winner

  Carbally Community Centre: Co Waterford Countdown Convention   AN ASSEMBLY of uber-cool and beyond-clever dudes and dam-smart-divas gathered in...

Tuesday, 25/08/20 - 7:16pm Read More

Views

View From The Blue: Taking time off the hamster wheel

I’M at an age now where I can reflect on my back catalogue of successes and failures. At the same time, I’ve also reached a stage where I’m considering the ways in which I can become a better person and...

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Letters to the Editor: Reaction to Fr Liam Power’s ‘ultra-Catholics’ column

Letters to the Editor… your voice, your view   Madam, I am writing in response to Father Power’s column, “There...

Tuesday, 22/09/20 - 1:40pm Read More

EDITORIAL: Waterford on a Covid precipice

  With the economy locally on the edge of a precipice – Waterford Council alone are facing a funding shortfall...

Tuesday, 22/09/20 - 1:17pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Birthday bumps for Beethoven

Tramore: My Laptop 250 birthday bumps actually as Ludwig Van Beethoven was born at what is now the Beethoven House...

Tuesday, 22/09/20 - 12:54pm Read More

Phoenix: Through a glass darkly

The Phoenix opinion column, which has been running in the Waterford News & Star for more than 30 years  ...

Tuesday, 22/09/20 - 12:48pm Read More

National News

326 new cases of Covid-19 and no new deaths

By Kenneth Fox A further 326 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed this evening by the Department of Health. It was also announced that there were no new deaths from the virus. There is now a total of 34,315...

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Operation Fanacht to recommence in Donegal this weekend

Gardaí will recommence Operation Fanacht in Co Donegal after the county was placed under Level Three Covid-19 restrictions from midnight...

Friday, 25/09/20 - 5:30pm Read More

Irish universities adopt new safety measures to curb the spread of Covid-19

By Kenneth Fox The Irish Universities Association (IUA) has announced that all Higher Education Institutions (HEI) will move to enhanced...

Friday, 25/09/20 - 5:30pm Read More

An Post to resume US and Australian services from next week

An Post has announced that letter and parcel services to the US, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore will resume on...

Friday, 25/09/20 - 4:30pm Read More

222 healthcare workers test positive for Covid-19 in two weeks

222 healthcare workers have tested positive for Covid-19 in the space of two weeks. According to the Health Protection Surveillance...

Friday, 25/09/20 - 3:50pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Ballinacourty v The Nire Co. SFC semi-final postponed

The Nire’s Tom Barron with the ball against Ballynacourty’s Mark Ferncombe during last year’s Co. SFC. Their Co. SFC semi-final, due to be played tomorrow night, has been deferred. Photo: Sean Byrne. Following on from last night’s statement from the...

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Flanagan’s Million step challenge raises over €2k

Darren Flanagan, handing over a cheque for €2,220.32 to Stephanie Taheny, Waterford Hospice. Photo: Noel Browne.  How many steps did...

Friday, 25/09/20 - 3:56pm Read More

Quinlan tips Ahern for big things

Waterford’s Thomas Ahern in action at Munster training at UL last week, former Munster star, Alan Quinlan, has tipped the...

Friday, 25/09/20 - 1:25pm Read More

O’Donoghue to captain Munster

Jack O’Donoghue will captain Munster tomorrow against Connacht at Thomond Park. Photo: Inpho. Waterford’s Jack O’Donoghue will captain the Munster...

Friday, 25/09/20 - 12:46pm Read More

“For years and years, Aileen was always the little one on the team!”

Ballymacarbry joint captains Laura Mulcahy and Aileen Wall hold the Waterford senior football cup aloft following the presentation by John...

Friday, 25/09/20 - 12:19pm Read More

National Sport

Olympics: Tokyo organisers outline steps for ‘simplified’ Games

Organisers of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday proposed cutting back the number of staff at next year’s Summer Games and shortening the opening period for training venues, as part of a plan to hold a streamlined event amid the pandemic....

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Sex toys shop logo to be allowed on shirt of Dutch club

Netherlands top flight club FC Emmen will be allowed to display the logo of a sex toys company on their...

Friday, 25/09/20 - 1:20pm Read More

Cork teen Aaron Hill beats Ronnie O’Sullivan at European Masters

Aaron Hill claimed a sensational win over boyhood idol Ronnie O’Sullivan last night at the European Masters. The 18-year-old tour...

Friday, 25/09/20 - 10:40am Read More

‘I think it’s great,’ Dublin star Jonny Cooper on championship knockout format

Dublin footballer Jonny Cooper has revealed he is looking forward to the new straight knockout format for the All-Ireland senior...

Friday, 25/09/20 - 7:00am Read More

Bayern Munich beat Sevilla to win Super Cup

[score] [team1]Bayern Munich[/team1][score1]2[/score1] [team2]Sevilla[/team2][score2]1[/score2] [/score] If Javi Martinez is set to leave Bayern Munich, he crafted the perfect farewell letter...

Friday, 25/09/20 - 12:30am Read More

Well!

Green Fingers: There is a buzz about bees

Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   THERE has been an increasing awareness about the importance of bees in our lives. To be correct, I should say pollinating insects, of which bees are but one important...

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#YourFitness: How to stay motivated forever

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

Tuesday, 22/09/20 - 1:00pm Read More

Dario Cavaliere’s Recipe of the Week: Hake Pasta with Peas

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

Tuesday, 22/09/20 - 12:57pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Birthday bumps for Beethoven

Tramore: My Laptop 250 birthday bumps actually as Ludwig Van Beethoven was born at what is now the Beethoven House...

Tuesday, 22/09/20 - 12:54pm Read More

Well Said: Coffee in Crough proves a punt worth pursuing

FLAT WHITES prepared at the foot of the Comeragh Mountains are not spoken of in rhyme or lyric when tales...

Saturday, 19/09/20 - 1:15pm Read More