Waterford News

Six further Covid-19-related deaths as local cases rise

THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has been notified of six additional deaths related to Covid-19, bringing the total of Covid-related deaths in the State to 1,902. As of midnight on Wednesday, October 28, the HPSC has been notified of...

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Glanbia reports improving trends during Q3

GLANBIA has reported ‘improving trends’ in its Interim Management Statement for the third quarter of the year, with like-for-like wholly...

Thursday, 29/10/20 - 4:58pm Read More

Lack of lights in Tramore causes concern

A LACK of adequate lighting represents a cause of concern in two areas in Tramore, with one being near the...

Thursday, 29/10/20 - 4:45pm Read More

Councillor calls for Park wardens

LABOUR Councillor Séamus Ryan has reiterated his call to employ wardens for the People’s Park following incidents of anti-social behaviour...

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Aldi and Lidl stop selling “middle aisle” products

Aldi and Lidl have bowed to pressure from the Government to stop the sale of “middle aisle” products deemed non-essential...

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Severe weather forecasted for Hallowe’en weekend

  MET ÉIREANN have issued a weather alert for this coming weekend. From Friday night until Monday evening, spells of...

Thursday, 29/10/20 - 11:29am Read More

Concerns over water pollution in Newtown Cove

AT last week’s sitting of the Metropolitan Council, local councillors raised the issue of water quality in Tramore. Milky white...

Thursday, 29/10/20 - 9:12am Read More

Waterford Entertainment

Imagine Arts Festival reimagined… online

  THE organisers of the 19th Imagine Arts Festival have re-arranged events and venues to move to an entirely online festival – which kicked off yesterday, October 16. Three of Waterford’s festivals take place under the Imagine Arts Festival from...

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View from the Green Room: Kenny’s wonderful Crowman

REVIEW: Crowman at Theatre Royal IN our socially distanced world, it was wonderful to experience the courage and determination of...

Tuesday, 13/10/20 - 10:32pm Read More

View from the Green Room: ‘Tramore Tales’ re-released

REVIEW: Waterford Youth Arts’ Tramore Tales WATERFORD Youth Arts are releasing another hundred copies of their Tramore Tales DVD because...

Tuesday, 13/10/20 - 10:28pm Read More

Views

EDITORIAL: No recourse for survivors as records are sealed

IN 2015, the Government established the commission of investigation into Mother and Baby Homes in Ireland. The commission was to build a database of accounts from over 75 shameful and deeply painful years in Irish history. This Friday, October 30,...

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As I See It: Am I starting to sound like Peig Sayers?

WILL you ever forget Peig Sayers? Peig’s book was the bane of our lives, read “as gaeilge” from cover to...

Friday, 23/10/20 - 6:44pm Read More

Phoenix: Producing our own future

AN article by Miriam Lord in The Irish Times last week covering Dáil reaction to the budget had this to...

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Editorial: The Covid struggle and political failure

A BLEAKER winter than most of us have ever lived through is now an unavoidable reality. The cohesion and solidarity...

Tuesday, 20/10/20 - 12:31pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Kenny’s wonderful Crowman

REVIEW: Crowman at Theatre Royal IN our socially distanced world, it was wonderful to experience the courage and determination of...

Tuesday, 13/10/20 - 10:32pm Read More

National News

Explainer: When will leaving the island be safe and allowed?

Sarah Mooney Jetting off from the island during the Covid-19 pandemic has remained a distant dream for most as international travel has all but ground to a halt. In a sign of the times, airline giant Ryanair has suspended all...

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Schools instructed to remove more than 50 types of hygiene products

By James Ward, PA Schools have been instructed to remove more than 50 types of hygiene products following a review.It...

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€248k frozen, cash and watches seized in CAB raid

James Cox The Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) conducted a search operation in counties Dublin and Wicklow today which led to...

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Covid-19: Six further deaths, 866 additional cases

James Cox The Department of Health have confirmed a further six Covid-19 related deaths and an additional 866 confirmed cases...

Thursday, 29/10/20 - 5:39pm Read More

Belfast republican and travel writer Gerry O’Hare dies aged 79

Diarmaid Mac Dermott Leading Belfast republican and travel journalist Gerry O’Hare has died at the age of 79. Mr O’Hare...

Thursday, 29/10/20 - 5:29pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Cahill names Waterford team to face Cork

Liam Cahill has named his first championship team as Waterford manager. Photo: Inpho. The Waterford team to face Cork in the semi-final of the Munster Senior Hurling Championship on Saturday in Thurles has been named. It is Liam Cahill’s first...

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Royal attacker delighted with Déise call-up

Jack Fagan is loving life in the Waterford senior hurling panel. Photos: Inpho. Munster SHC semi-final: Waterford v Cork: Preview:...

Thursday, 29/10/20 - 3:34pm Read More

Blues Supporters Club donates €5,500 to Academy sides

The Blues Supporters Club made a presentation of €4,000 to the Waterford FC Academy at Sunday’s win over Dundalk. Billy...

Thursday, 29/10/20 - 3:22pm Read More

Faithlegg’s Senior Cup tilt off till 2021

The Faithlegg team that lifted the Munster Senior Cup title in Killarney. Photo: Niall O’Shea. Faithlegg Golf Club will have...

Thursday, 29/10/20 - 11:52am Read More

Dungarvan GAA stripped of IFC title by County Board

Sean Michael O’Regan, Chairman of the Waterford County GAA Board, pictured presenting the County Intermediate Football trophy to Dungarvan captain...

Wednesday, 28/10/20 - 6:40pm Read More

National Sport

Neil Lennon hails Celtic character after draw in Lille

James Cox Neil Lennon praised his Celtic side’s character after battling to a 2-2 draw with Lille in their Europa League encounter at the Stade Pierre Mauroy. The Scottish champions had lost at home to Old Firm rivals Rangers and...

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Brave Dundalk fall to 3-0 loss against Arsenal

James Cox Dundalk fell to a 3-0 defeat as they faced Arsenal in the Europa League this evening. The big...

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Galway United replace Cabinteely in play-offs after Wexford win arbitration decision

James Cox Tuesday’s exciting First Division climax has gone into extra-time after an arbitration decision saw Galway United replace Cabinteely...

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Grovemoor keen to keep local influence on Cork City FC board

Denis Hurley Cork City chairman Declan Carey is optimistic that Foras can continue to play a part in the running...

Thursday, 29/10/20 - 8:26pm Read More

Tottenham beaten by Royal Antwerp despite half-time overhaul

By Jonathan Veal, PA Lacklustre Tottenham slumped to a 1-0 Europa League defeat at Royal Antwerp which saw Jose Mourinho...

Thursday, 29/10/20 - 8:14pm Read More

Well!

On the Spot……Kevin Galvin

Kevin Galvin is a Sports Presenter and Journalist with Beat 102-103. Originally from Cork, Kevin did a Bachelor of Arts in European Studies, including a year spent in the South of France on ERASMUS. After seven years spent in local...

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Carrie Crowley features in TG4’s ‘Is Olc an Ghaoth’

WHEN producer Niamh Fagan brought IFTA winning director Tom Sullivan and BAFTA winning writer Kevin Toolis together to explore the notion...

Wednesday, 28/10/20 - 1:29pm Read More

Imagine Arts Festival reimagined… online

  THE organisers of the 19th Imagine Arts Festival have re-arranged events and venues to move to an entirely online...

Friday, 16/10/20 - 10:53pm Read More

On the spot…..Ian Hannigan

IAN is a native of Waterford City and is 46-years-old. He met East-Berlin born better half Susanne in Dublin around...

Friday, 16/10/20 - 12:23pm Read More

Enda O’Doherty and Dermot Keyes on the importance of sharing the load

FOR some time now, Enda O’Doherty has been an engaging advocate for resilience and endurance, most notably when he walked...

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