Waterford News

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 as a result. Gardaí confirmed that they received a report of a minor road traffic collision this morning at approximately...

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Comeragh: Poll toppers elected to top positions

TWO Fine Gael poll toppers in the Portlaw-Kilmacthomas District have been elected as Cathaoirleach and leas Cathaoirleach for the coming...

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 5:00pm Read More

Nine-hour mission for Dunmore East RNLI

DUNMORE East RNLI lifeboat faced into a nine-hour mission in challenging conditions last week to bring to shore a fishing...

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 4:00pm Read More

Operation Storm sees 13 detained for theft, drugs and assault offences

OPERATION Storm, a high visibility targeted tactical deployment of all operational resources in the Waterford District, was designed to prevent...

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 2:14pm Read More

Wetherspoon delayed ‘months’

JD Wetherspoon, who were expected to start working on their Arundel Square/Broad Street premises in May, have confirmed to the...

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 2:00pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

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 local choir were clear winners in the premier event for male voice choirs and beat off highly-regarded opposition from counties...

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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

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

National News

Gay garda sacked in 1982 seeks apology and meeting with Garda Commissioner

A gay Garda who was dismissed from the force in 1982 is calling for a meeting with the Garda Commissioner for an apology and explanation surrounding the decision. Speaking to Joe Duffy on Liveline, Matthew, who used an alias and...

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Calls for minimum alcohol pricing in Ireland following drop in Scottish sales

File image The introduction of minimum pricing has been credited with the drop in alcohol sales in Scotland last year...

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Gardaí: Posting holiday snaps could act as ‘advertisement’ to burglars

Gardaí are advising homeowners to avoid posting holiday snaps on social media as they often act as an advertisement to...

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Care groups ‘coerced’ into hiding true service costs, committee told

Cash-strapped organisations providing care to thousands of people with disabilities are being “coerced” into hiding the true cost of delivering...

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Drugs worth €97,000 seized at Portlaoise Mail Centre

Drugs worth almost €100,000 have been seized by revenue officers with the help of detector dog Sam in Co Laois....

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 1:40pm 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

‘The blue page has turned’: Bastareaud retires from international rugby after World Cup omission

Mathieu Bastareaud has retired from international rugby after his omission from the French World Cup squad. The Toulon centre was vice-captain for their Six Nations campaign this spring, but a rethink has seen him lose out on a place in...

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Stoute’s Crystal Ocean outbattles O’Brien’s Magical

Crystal Ocean graduated to Group One class as he lifted the Prince of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot. Crystal Ocean...

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 4:20pm Read More

Champions Cup draw: Munster drawn in group of death with Saracens and Racing 92

Munster have received a tough draw against reigning champions Saracens in next season’s Champions Cup pool stages. As well as...

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 1:50pm Read More

Europa League draw: Cork City could face Rangers in second qualifying round

Cork City could face a Europa League qualifier against Scottish runners-up Rangers, should both clubs come through their first qualifying...

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Sheedy will find Woodlock role for injured ‘Bonner’ Maher, says Kelly

Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher will still have a role for Tipperary this year, despite sustaining a season-ending cruciate injury, according to...

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