Waterford News

€50,000 drugs seizure in Tramore

Gardaí have made an arrest following a search on a premises in Tramore last week. During the search, a large quantity of controlled drugs were seized by Tramore Drugs Unit, with an estimated street value of €50,000. The matter is...

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€10k pricetag for Council’s reception for Royal visit

THE British Royal visit to Waterford earlier this year came with a pricetag in excess of €10,000 for a reception...

Saturday, 25/06/22 - 10:07am Read More

Johnny O’Grady: Stepping into the breach

WHEN Johnny O’Grady was growing up in Coolum, Ballymacaw, his role as a solution-seeker and a problem-solver was being carved...

Friday, 24/06/22 - 3:48pm Read More

Attempts to discredit Dungarvan Pride ‘beyond pathetic’ says Councillor

THE inaugural year of Dungarvan Pride was a runaway success, with Walton Park filled with a burst of colour, vibrancy,...

Friday, 24/06/22 - 12:55pm Read More

Woman due in court following Tramore stabbing

A WOMAN in her 30s is due to appear before Waterford District Court this morning, having been arrested and charged...

Friday, 24/06/22 - 9:13am Read More

Woman arrested following Tramore stabbing

Tramore Amusement Park.  A WOMAN believed to be in her 30s was arrested by Gardaí following a stabbing incident in...

Thursday, 23/06/22 - 10:37pm Read More

Beloved Tramore woman laid to rest

LAST Saturday and Sunday, June 18 and 19, Specsavers in Waterford city closed as a mark of respect for their...

Thursday, 23/06/22 - 5:21pm Read More

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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 and participants are very excited to return to a live event, while continuing the option to participate in a virtual...

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Waterford Entertainment

Organisers thrilled with most successful Blackwater Valley Opera Festival to date

Gluck’s ‘Orfeo ed Erudice’ at the Lismore Castle stableyard, proved the highlight of the Blackwater Valley Opera Festival.  SINCE 2010, the Blackwater Valley Opera Festival (BVOF) has made a welcome imprint on the natural cultural calendar from the western corner...

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Haven Summer Sessions launch this weekend

Haven marquee summer sessions  DUNMORE East is set to be the music capital of the South East for the Summer...

Friday, 03/06/22 - 7:34pm Read More

An epic production by an iconic society

  WATERFORD Dramatic Society (WDS) has been loved and respected in equal measures since it was founded in 1935. A...

Wednesday, 25/05/22 - 11:05am Read More

Views

DARREN SKELTON: The People in the Park

  IF you go for a walk in the People’s Park of a random midweek morning, you will see a lot of fascinating things and meet a lot of fascinating people. Over the course of the last few months, I...

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View from the Green Room: Future stars

  SETU Campus: SETU Strings   IT’S end-of-year for the SETU Music Dept. and their junior orchestras are putting on...

Tuesday, 21/06/22 - 2:13pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Ba-ba-booms and tears of beauty

Director John Finnucane and soloist Patrick Rafter at Christ Church with the Hibernian Orchestra   Christ Church: Waterford International Organ...

Tuesday, 21/06/22 - 2:10pm Read More

Time Out with Timmy: Talk Isn’t So Cheap

  Timmy Ryan’s weekly column for the Waterford News & Star   WHEN the subject of football comes up, there...

Tuesday, 21/06/22 - 1:03pm Read More

PHOENIX: Industrial relations and an eye to the future

The former Waterford Crystal site in Kilbarry.   The Phoenix opinion column has been running in the Waterford News &...

Tuesday, 21/06/22 - 7:00am Read More

National News

Partial road closures in Co Down to investigate fatal 2021 crash

By Gráinne Ní Aodha, PA Parts of two major Co Down roads are to be closed for four-hour periods as police in Northern Ireland investigate a collision that took place in December. A 49-year-old man died in the three-vehicle collision...

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Gardaí urged to release files on Dublin/Monaghan bombings

By Rebecca Black, PA A man who survived a bomb attack in Dublin as a young child has pressed gardaí...

Sunday, 26/06/22 - 11:19am Read More

Firefighters tackle blaze at former Ennis psychiatric hospital

Patrick Flynn Fire crews continue to deal with a fire at a former psychiatric hospital in Co Clare this morning....

Sunday, 26/06/22 - 10:28am Read More

What the papers say: Sunday’s front pages

Concealed emails, Pearse Doherty and Leo Varadkar’s relationship and Bono’s revealing of a half-brother are on Ireland’s front pages this...

Sunday, 26/06/22 - 9:18am Read More

Bono reveals he has a half-brother from father’s affair

U2 frontman Bono has revealed he has a half-brother he did not know about until he was an adult. The...

Sunday, 26/06/22 - 8:47am Read More

Waterford Sport

Britton’s ninth of the season wins it for the Blues

Louis Britton’s ninth goal of the season secured a big win for the Blues tonight at home to Bray. SSE Airtricity First Division It was a winning start for new Waterford FC Head Coach Danny Searle in his first game...

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A day to savour in remembering Roy

Martin, Angela and Aaron Butler are pictured with the winning Get Your Jeans On FC team and captain Darragh Corcoran...

Friday, 24/06/22 - 1:33pm Read More

Minor Hurling Championship Dates Announced

The All County Minor Hurling Championships, run on a league system, will see each round taking place on seven consecutive...

Friday, 24/06/22 - 1:24pm Read More

Walsh Park work to start in September

Minister of State for the Gaeltacht and Sport, Jack Chambers TD is pictured with Waterford County Board Chairman, Sean Michael...

Friday, 24/06/22 - 1:15pm Read More

Third time lucky for the Waterford ladies?

Waterford’s Caoimhe McGrath in action against Cork when they met in Walsh Park last month. This weekend they’ll meet in...

Friday, 24/06/22 - 1:07pm Read More

National Sport

Gareth Bale announces move to Los Angeles FC

By Jim van Wijk, PA Wales forward Gareth Bale has confirmed he is set to join Major League Soccer side Los Angeles FC when his contract with Real Madrid expires. The five-time Champions League winner is soon to be a...

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Watch: Roy Keane booed after appearing on Croke Park big screen

James Cox Roy Keane was in attendance for the All-Ireland quarter-final clash between Dublin and Cork at Croke Park today....

Saturday, 25/06/22 - 9:52pm Read More

UK rail union leader Mick Lynch reveals he is Cork City fan

James Cox Trade union leader Mick Lynch has captured hearts and minds in the UK and beyond since the beginning...

Saturday, 25/06/22 - 9:38pm Read More

Dublin pull away to ease past Cork into last four

Digital Desk Staff Dublin have beaten Cork by 0-21 to 0-10 in the second of this year’s All-Ireland Football Championship...

Saturday, 25/06/22 - 9:01pm Read More

Things are getting better – Rafael Nadal feeling fitter before Wimbledon return

By Eleanor Crooks, PA Tennis Correspondent Rafael Nadal gave a positive update about his fitness as he prepares to play...

Saturday, 25/06/22 - 8:44pm Read More

Well!

WATERFORD PHOTO GALLERY: SCHOOL AWARDS AND EVENTS

We’ve lots of great photos from school award ceremonies and events in our 16-page pullout, only in this week’s print edition of the Waterford News & Star – in shops now!  

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Green Fingers: Thyme to consider some sage advice

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   WE have come a long way from when...

Tuesday, 21/06/22 - 1:53pm Read More

#YourFitness: The feel good hormones

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

Tuesday, 21/06/22 - 1:46pm Read More
Well! – Waterford Entertainment

Dario Cavaliere’s Recipe of the Week: Azzurro Quick and Easy Paella

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

Tuesday, 21/06/22 - 1:18pm Read More

#YourFitness: My Top 3 Diet Tips

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

Tuesday, 14/06/22 - 1:49pm Read More

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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 and participants are very excited to return to a live event, while continuing the option to participate in a virtual...

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“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

Medite Smartply at the 2022 Chelsea Flower Show

Award-winning landscape architect and garden designer Sarah Eberle. WITH the RHS Chelsea Flower Show now in full flow, all eyes...

Thursday, 26/05/22 - 3:48pm Read More