Waterford News

Incident on Tramore road

  WATERFORD Gardaí are currently attending a traffic collision that occurred in the Pickardstown area of Tramore, Co Waterford, that occurred at approximately 5:40pm today, Tuesday,  August 9. No further details are available while the scene is being attended.

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ATN 2023 tickets to go on sale

TICKETS for the fourth chapter of All Together Now go on presale tomorrow and on general sale on Friday. Organised...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 5:33pm Read More

Going home: Brendan Bowyer is laid to rest in his beloved Waterford

  IN The Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity on Wednesday last, August 3, Fr. Brian D’Arcy asked the congregation...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 12:25pm Read More

Obituary: The late Councillor James Tobin, Ballyhamlet, Tallow

  IT’S with sincere sympathy and deep regret that we record the recent passing of James Tobin, which sad event...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 12:18pm Read More

Recent deaths of people from Waterford

    WATERFORD CITY & TRAMORE IT’S with deep and sad regret that we place on record the following deaths...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 12:13pm Read More

Deise Road Trip: The Comeraghs Awaken

Sisters Ella Whelan (9) and Robyn Whelan (6) at the Mahon Falls prior to the recently held Comeraghs Wild Festival,...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 9:55am Read More

Man hospitalised after alleged assault

WATERFORD Gardaí attended the scene of an alleged assault in the Johnstown area of Waterford City last night (August 8)...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 7:45am Read More

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Waterford Entertainment

Book Nook: Sizzling summer reads to pop into your beach bag today

For nostalgia: The Amusements by Aingeala Flannery Nothing says ‘summer’ more than the waft of popcorn, the pulse of the Waltzers music and the buzz of the caravan sites as they fill for the summer months. ‘The Amusements’ harnesses the...

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Here come the girls!

  THERE’S a massive night of entertainment planned in the Theatre Royal this Saturday night, July 23 for Waterford Pride...

Monday, 18/07/22 - 2:50pm Read More

Baldy Man brings big music back to Tramore

  LAST weekend saw a massive relaunch of The Baldy Man as a live music venue with state of the...

Monday, 18/07/22 - 2:42pm Read More

Views

View from the Green Room: Tramore artists’ exhibition makes welcome return

  REVIEW: Tramore artists at Protestant Hall, Church Rd.   TRAMORE artists returned to the Protestant Hall on Church Rd. last week for their annual exhibition that has been running now for over half-a-century. Until Covid interrupted! However, last week...

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View from the Green Room: ‘Musical Magic’ is everything it says on the tin

  St. Patrick’s Gateway: Jack Cunningham Productions   JACK Cunningham’s school has come a long way in the last eight...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 1:00pm Read More

Catherine Drea: Sure we have it made!

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

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 12:11pm Read More

Fr Liam Power: Unlikely priest inspires new Hollywood movie (and me)

  A Question of Faith, Fr Liam Power’s Fortnightly Column   THE film, Fr Stu, was released in the U.S....

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 12:04pm Read More

PHOENIX: Anything that puts Waterford up in lights is welcome

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

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 11:51am Read More

National News

Over 50% of electric vehicle owners spending less than €5 to charge their car

Kenneth Fox New research shows that 52 per cent of electric vehicle owners said they are paying less than €5 to charge their car. Research undertaken by Energia and the Irish Electric Vehicle Owners Association found while large numbers of...

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Met Éireann issues status yellow high temperature warning

By Gráinne Ní Aodha, PA A heat warning has been issued for 18 counties in Ireland by Met Éireann. The...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 9:42pm Read More

Sport Ireland chief: We may provide financial support in event of blackouts

By Gráinne Ní Aodha, PA Ireland’s sporting authority has discussed the possibility of energy blackouts this winter and how they...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 8:04pm Read More

Survivors of mother and baby homes in Northern Ireland urged to speak to police

By Rebecca Black, PA Survivors of mother and baby homes, Magdalene Laundries and workhouses have been urged to speak to...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 5:29pm Read More

Tipperary hurler Dillon Quirke died ‘doing what he loved’ funeral hears

David Raleigh Tipperary hurling star Dillon Quirke died last Friday “doing what he loved”, in the Premier County’s home of...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 4:40pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Tramore Racecourse’s August Festival set to return with a bang

It will be brilliant to see full crowds back at the Tramore August Festival over the coming four days, for the first time since 2019. Photos: Noel Browne. From this Thursday to Sunday, the wonderful Waterford & Tramore Racecourse on...

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“I’m thrilled to play a part in this brilliant win”

The Waterford FC team that defeated Treaty United in Limerick on Friday night, including debutant Dean Larkin (third from the...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 4:16pm Read More

Saturday crash ends Breen’s hopes in Finland

Craig Breen in action at the Rally Finland over the weekend. Hopes of another podium finish or even a first...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 4:06pm Read More

Still plenty to play for in Minor Hurling group stages

Mount Sion’s Dylan Ryan gets away from Ballygunner’s Tom Spain in a recent Co. MHC Division One clash. A Sion...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 3:54pm Read More

Clonea and Dungarvan finish all square as Sion advance

Clonea’s Billy Power on a solo run against Dungarvan’s Jamie Nagle during their JJ Kavanagh &  Sons Co. Senior hurling...

Sunday, 07/08/22 - 8:44pm Read More

National Sport

Serena Williams announces plans to retire as women’s all-time greatest player

By Eleanor Crooks, PA Tennis Correspondent Serena Williams has announced her imminent retirement from tennis. The 23-time grand-slam champion has committed to playing at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati next week as well as the US Open which...

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UK athletics coach Toni Minichiello banned over sexually inappropriate conduct

By PA Sport Staff UK athletics coach Toni Minichiello has been banned from athletics for life after an investigation found...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 1:06pm Read More

‘Red flags’ seen in Ryan Giggs’ behaviour, trial told

By Kim Pilling and Pat Hurst, PA A woman who claims ex-Manchester United footballer Ryan Giggs controlled her in their...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 12:01pm Read More

Timo Werner putting finishing touches to €29 million RB Leipzig return

By Nick Purewal, PA Timo Werner is expected to complete his £25million (€29 million) return to RB Leipzig without any...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 11:38am Read More

I can’t do this forever – Retirement could be close for Serena Williams

By PA Sport Staff Serena Williams hinted that retirement might not be far away after winning her first singles match...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 10:10am Read More

Well!

Green Fingers: A good gardening year

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   THERE are a few additional advantages with gardening in this drier summer and that includes not having to mow the grass often and weeding slowed down to a...

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#YourFitness: Three reasons why you shouldn’t skip Leg Day!

  Weekly column by fitness expert Cashel Hayden for the Waterford News & Star, in association with Kingfisher Fitness Club...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 1:10pm Read More

Dario Cavaliere’s Recipe of the Week: Berry Shortbread

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

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 1:07pm Read More

Book Nook: Sizzling summer reads to pop into your beach bag today

For nostalgia: The Amusements by Aingeala Flannery Nothing says ‘summer’ more than the waft of popcorn, the pulse of the...

Sunday, 07/08/22 - 10:42am Read More

Dario Cavaliere’s Recipe of the Week: Bacon & Broad Bean Risotto

  Chef Dario Cavaliere writes a weekly food column for the Waterford News & Star   YOU will start to...

Tuesday, 02/08/22 - 4:36pm Read More

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A tantalising Union of tastes and flavours arrives on The Mall

Union Wine Bar & Kitchen is a fantastic new addition to the Viking Triangle, located in the former front lounge of The Munster Bar overlooking The Mall. It’s the second dining experience created by top class chef Stephen McCardle and...

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Waterford’s 10th Viking Marathon to be held next Sunday

SUNDAY NEXT, June 26 will see Ireland’s oldest city play host to the 10th annual WLR Waterford Viking Marathon. Organisers...

Tuesday, 21/06/22 - 11:02am Read More

“We’ve saved eight lives this year alone thanks to Tesco funding”

Donations from the Tesco Community Fund have allowed groups like Waterford City River Rescue to purchase lifesaving equipment for their...

Friday, 03/06/22 - 10:20am Read More