Waterford News

Portlaw mill site is ‘missing link’ in county tourism chain

THE regeneration of the 30-acre Cotton Mill/Irish Tanners site in Portlaw has been described as the ‘missing link’ in Waterford’s tourism chain. Echoing a refrain he’s regularly made since 1999, current Senator and general election candidate Paudie Coffey hopes the...

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Crystal showroom comes back to life

PLANNING has been submitted by Noel Frisby’s company Ibrook Ltd, to completely redevelop the former Waterford Crystal showrooms in Kilbarry...

Thursday, 20/06/19 - 12:37pm Read More

Women sentenced for Quay assault

TWO city women have been sentenced at Waterford Circuit Court for a 2017 assault on Merchant’s Quay which left a...

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 8:00pm Read More

Waterford Airport is not ‘parish pump politics’

AFTER a succession of Irish Independent articles criticising the Government’s decision to pledge €5m to Waterford Airport, the region has...

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 6:00pm Read More

Child allegedly fell from bus emergency exit door

A CHILD allegedly fell from the emergency exit door of a bus this morning, but thankfully only received minor injuries...

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 5:25pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

Open invite to workers in the Arts

THE Arts Forum presents an open invitation to local arts workers who wish to learn more about applying for funding / making a pitch or marketing your art. Running in the GOMA Art Gallery on Wednesday, April 10 from 7...

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German maestros come to town

  FOR their last concert of the season, Waterford Music are delighted to welcome the German duo, cellist Raphaela Gromes...

Friday, 05/04/19 - 11:09am Read More

Spotless entertainment

MULTI-award-winning Theatre Company Rise Productions returns to Theatre Royal Waterford on Friday April 12 with a brand-new play from acclaimed...

Tuesday, 26/03/19 - 5:22pm Read More

Views

City can’t ‘take off’ without airport

ONE of the private businessmen who has pledged a substantial investment to Waterford Airport says that the city “won’t be able to take off” unless the runway is extended. Speaking to the Waterford News & Star, Kilkenny man Noel Frisby,...

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National News

Number of planning permissions granted for houses down 15%

The number of planning permissions granted for houses has dropped by 15.7%. According to the latest statistics from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the number of planning permissions granted for houses in the first quarter of this year is down...

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Longford cllr: Feuding factions are the ‘Escobars of Ireland’

“These people are the Escobars of Ireland,” was how the Chairman of Longford Town Municipal Area described the families involved...

Thursday, 20/06/19 - 11:50am Read More

70% of people in UK believe gay couples should be able to marry in NI

Almost three-quarters of people in the UK believe gay couples should be able to marry in Northern Ireland, a survey...

Thursday, 20/06/19 - 11:00am Read More

Technical group established to look at Brexit backstop alternatives

Customs experts, academics, industry figures and a senior police officer will form part of a new advisory panel on finding...

Thursday, 20/06/19 - 10:20am Read More

Travellers 38 times more likely to experience discrimination in pubs than other ‘white-Irish’ people

Irish Travellers are 38 times more likely to experience discrimination in pubs than other ‘white-Irish’ people. That is according to...

Thursday, 20/06/19 - 7:10am Read More

Waterford Sport

Walsh Park Delay a Huge Disappointment

The planned redevelopment of Walsh Park looks set to be delayed amidst funding issues.  The most disappointing news to come out off last Monday’s County Board meeting was that the eagerly awaited development of Walsh Park that seemed to be...

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Hook or By Crook treble up for history maker Jackson

The first three men home in the Hook Or By Crook Triathlon, Sebastian Helka, Kieran Jackson and Eoin Lyons. Photos:...

Tuesday, 18/06/19 - 6:23pm Read More

WSFL too good for Galway in Plate decider

SFAI Vice-Chairman Pat Kelly, in his final act as a member of the SFAI for over 35 years, presents Waterford...

Tuesday, 18/06/19 - 6:17pm Read More

It’s WLR Waterford Viking Marathon time once again

Roisin Ferris, Waterford Viking Marathon Event Manager and Joe Cawley, WVM Race Director with representatives of UPMC Whitfield, one of...

Tuesday, 18/06/19 - 6:10pm Read More

Jackman back for Déise’s All-Ireland journey as Tipp loom first

Pictured ahead of their round one matchup at the 2019 Liberty Insurance Camogie Championship Launch were, Waterford’s Beth Carton and...

Thursday, 13/06/19 - 3:34pm Read More

National Sport

Praise as ‘phenomenal’ Lustig leaves Celtic after eight league titles

Neil Lennon has revealed it was Mikael Lustig’s decision to call time on his Celtic career. The Hoops boss led the tributes to the Swede after the 32-year-old announced he was moving on after seven-and-a-half years at Parkhead. The right-back...

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Rangers shareholders back move to wipe out £14m of debt

Dave King has thanked the Rangers shareholders for backing a move to wipe out £14million of debt. A general meeting...

Thursday, 20/06/19 - 1:40pm Read More

Antrim cliffs become ‘Mount Rushmore of golf’ ahead of The Open

The famous Fairhead cliffs have been digitally transformed into a ‘Mount Rushmore’ of Northern Irish golf. Ahead of next month’s...

Thursday, 20/06/19 - 1:40pm Read More

Darren Hughes’s eight-week ban over incident as maor uisce upheld

Monaghan midfielder Darren Hughes has had his eight-week ban upheld by the Central Competitions Control Committee over an incident in...

Thursday, 20/06/19 - 12:30pm Read More

Rugby chief expresses disappointment at abandoned ‘Nations Champions’ plans

Bill Beaumont. World Rugby Chairman Bill Beaumont has expressed his disappointment the game’s global governing body abandoned plans for a...

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 7:45pm Read More

Well

The Dog Whisperer

BUBBLES the dog gets restless when he isn’t the centre of attention. The 10-year-old let out some proud barks in City Square last Thursday afternoon as his owner Ollie Walsh sat outside Inglot chatting about his life in the city,...

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Big win for Waterford choir at A.I.M.S.

WATERFORD Male Voice Choir hit top notes at the 35th annual AIMS Choral Festival in New Ross recently. The popular...

Sunday, 16/06/19 - 7:00pm Read More

Black and amber cat, white and blue kitten

MOTHER and daughter Bridget and Breda Malone may be as close as can be but there are still some things...

Thursday, 13/06/19 - 5:25pm Read More
Well! – Waterford Entertainment

Sailing through life

JOHN Molloy spent substantial portions of his life away from the land so he does his best to enjoy the...

Wednesday, 05/06/19 - 5:55pm Read More

The Ard Rí of Waterford

“I love talking to people,” affirms Decies Avenue resident Leonard Rochford, although after three minutes of conversation this was already...

Friday, 17/05/19 - 5:09pm Read More