Waterford News

Site secured for Ferrybank Men’s Shed

A SITE between the grounds of the Clover Centre and the Christendom housing estate in Ferrybank has been secured to house the area’s first Men’s Shed. On a visit to the site, Frank Kennedy (a member of the New Community...

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Deserved acclaim for Waterford’s Hidden Heroes

WATERFORD figured prominently at this year’s Hidden Heroes Awards, which were held in Dublin’s Intercontinental Hotel on Monday, with two...

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Knockboy development gets green light despite recommended refusal

AN Bord Pleanála has granted planning permission for the construction of 207 houses, 154 apartments (in nine blocks), a crèche...

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Unnecessary obstacles facing wheelchair users

THE ongoing difficulties facing wheelchair users on several footpaths around Waterford city have been re-iterated by a prominent local disability...

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Coffey to quit politics if not returned to Dail

SENATOR Paudie Coffey will step down from public life if he doesn’t regain a Dáil seat at the next general...

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Waterford Entertainment

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Kenny’s wonderful Crowman

Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star REVIEW: Crowman at the Theatre Royal   JON Kenny is superb as Crowman – a man with a deep hatred of crows who shoos them away whenever they...

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Culture Night ‘19 comes to Tramore

‘Tramore writer and musician Derek Flynn hopes to set Tramore alight in a blaze of culture this year.’ THE annual...

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VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Corcoran’s Eight was spot on

  Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   REVIEW: The Eight at Central Arts...

Tuesday, 03/09/19 - 11:39am Read More

Views

FR LIAM POWER: Climate change, celibacy and the Amazonian Synod

  A Question of Faith, Fr Liam Power’s Fortnightly Column   FROM October 6-27, Church and community leaders from across the Pan-Amazon region will gather in Rome to discuss the crisis in this forgotten part of the world, a “lung”...

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ROSE KEATING: Past v Present

Rose Keating’s weekly column as published in the Waterford News & Star’s Well! magazine   CAN our present ever really...

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VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Kenny’s wonderful Crowman

Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star REVIEW: Crowman at the Theatre Royal   JON...

Thursday, 12/09/19 - 11:25am Read More

CATHERINE DREA: Surviving the divorce

  As I See It: Catherine Drea’s fortnightly column for the Waterford News & Star   WE are all up...

Thursday, 12/09/19 - 11:21am Read More

MUM’S THE WORD: Time for a Pet

Aideen Glynn’s weekly column as published in the Waterford News & Star Well! magazine FOR years and years, since the...

Thursday, 12/09/19 - 10:57am Read More

National News

Gardaí assisting PSNI in Belfast murder probe

Picture: PA Gardaí are assisting their Northern Irish counterparts in the murder investigation of a woman who disappeared in Belfast in 2017. An Garda Síochána have commenced a search for Saoirse Smyth, disappeared in April 2017, in a forested area...

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Stephen Teap believes CervicalCheck recommendations will be implemented – eventually

Stephen Teap with his sons, Oscar and Noah. Picture: Jim Coughlan. Patient advocate Stephen Teap says lessons are being learned...

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Over 500 patients waiting for beds in Irish hospitals

University Hospital Limerick There are 520 patients in Irish hospitals waiting for beds this morning, according to the INMO’s TrolleyWatch...

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Irish courier says it has spent €3m preparing for Brexit

Chief Executive of DPD Ireland Des Travers Ireland’s largest courier company says it has spent €3m preparing for Brexit. DPD...

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‘What the government is proposing is wrong’ – FF say Welfare increases in budget shouldn’t be ruled out

Fianna Fáil say it’s too soon to rule out a €5 increase in social welfare payments in the budget. It...

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Waterford Sport

In form Blues eyeing up a big Dalymount Park shock

Waterford FC’s  Zack Elbouzedi taking on Bohemians’ Kevin Devaney during their previous meeting in Dalymount Park in April. Zack is back from international duty for tonight’s game. Photo: INPHO/Tommy Dickson. SSE Airtricity League Premier Division Bohemians -v- Waterford FC Friday,...

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Four Waterford trained winners at Listowel

  John Kiely was one of four Waterford trainers who had winners at Listowel today. It was a memorable afternoon...

Thursday, 12/09/19 - 8:21pm Read More

We must continue our push up the table” – Figueira

Walter Figueira celebrates after scoring the winner against Cork City in Turner’s Cross. He’s hungry for more goals and more...

Tuesday, 10/09/19 - 4:37pm Read More

Blues leave it late to grab priceless derby win

Delighted Blues fans celebrate their side’s late win over Cork City in Turner’s Cross.  SSE Airtricity Premier Division It was...

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Flynn nets first-half treble for slick Southend

Southend United U-15A striker Calum Flynn who hit a hat-trick against Villa at Southend Park on Wednesday night. WSFL Under...

Tuesday, 10/09/19 - 4:29pm Read More

National Sport

Barnsley and Leeds investigating crowd trouble

Barnsley and Leeds have announced they are “working together” to assess the crowd trouble which marred Sunday’s derby clash at Oakwell. South Yorkshire Police has also launched an investigation following the arrest of three people on suspicion of public order...

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PHOTOS: Take a glimpse at some of the gym work by the Irish rugby team

The Irish rugby team is in Japan for the Rugby World Cup and they are working hard for their first...

Monday, 16/09/19 - 10:35am Read More

‘That was an absolute war out there’ – Dublin Ladies Football boss lauds his team’s experience to win three-in-a-row

Dublin’s experience of the big occasion was key to their third TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship Final win in a row,...

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Robbie Henshaw’s World Cup is NOT over, but he is not expected to face Scotland

Ireland are refusing to give up hope that Robbie Henshaw can shake off his hamstring injury and play a significant...

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‘We were immensely proud of her’: Bohan shares moving story of Dublin mascot

Dublin manager Mick Bohan introduces Niamh McMorrow to the Dublin team. Picture: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile – additional reporting by Steve Neville...

Sunday, 15/09/19 - 10:20pm Read More

Well!

GREEN FINGERS: Gardening blues not a common theme

Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   WE all like warm, sunny and bright conditions and with it comes that feel good factor. Now that we are in September and gradually heading into winter, we have...

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#YOURFITNESS: Prenatal health and exercise

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

Friday, 13/09/19 - 6:00pm Read More

THE BOOK NOOK: Skin by E.M. Reapy

Dymphna Nugent’s weekly book review for the Waterford News & Star in conjunction with The Book Centre, John Roberts Square...

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ROSE KEATING: Past v Present

Rose Keating’s weekly column as published in the Waterford News & Star’s Well! magazine   CAN our present ever really...

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WORLD OF WINE: The Full Montes

with our wine correspondent Cormac Power, proprietor of The Fat Angel Restaurant, Cathedral Square, Waterford   SEARCHING for those hidden...

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