Waterford News

‘Christmas Blues’ support group launched

Turn2Me runs one-to-one counselling and support groups 365 days a year.  National mental health charity Turn2Me expects an increase in...

New online system for Fuel Allowance Scheme

Waterford households can now apply online for the Fuel Allowance Scheme. The new system will support the scheme’s largest ever...

Monday, 05/12/22 - 4:47pm Read More

Déise Garda Watch: Nailgun among items stolen in Waterford  

A PULSA Spitgun nailgun was stolen from a van parked in a carpark in Polberry on Saturday evening last. The...

Monday, 05/12/22 - 3:15pm Read More

Social housing increase “doesn’t go far enough”

The threshold for income eligibility for social housing in Waterford has increased from €30,000 to €35,000. THE increase in social...

Monday, 05/12/22 - 2:13pm Read More

New location for COVID-19 Vaccination Centre

The HSE’s Waterford COVID-19 Vaccination Services Centre is relocating from SETU Arena to new premises closer to the city. From...

Monday, 05/12/22 - 11:46am Read More

Irish Wheelchair Association seeking Secret Santas

The Irish Wheelchair Association are calling on you to support people like Liz this Christmas through its Secret Santa Appeal. ...

Monday, 05/12/22 - 11:39am Read More

Rail campaigners call for immediate Barrow Bridge works

The opening section of the Barrow Bridge. The bridge was struck by a vessel last February. Photo: Finn O’Neill THE...

Monday, 05/12/22 - 10:34am Read More

Waterford Sport

Ballygunner go back-to-back in Munster

Ballygunner’s Patrick Fitzgerald prepares to shoot at goal during his side’s AIB GAA Munster Senior Hurling Championship Final win over...

Waterford News & Star team of the 2022 Co. SFC

1. Paul Whyte (Kilrossanty)More than just a goalkeeper. The former Déise attacker gave an extraordinary display against An Rinn. He...

Friday, 02/12/22 - 12:37pm Read More

Roanmore bid for second county football title of the year

Roanmore’s players and management celebrate after they defeated Portlaw/Ballyduff Lower in their Whites Bar U20B Eastern Football Final. Photo: Maurice...

Friday, 02/12/22 - 12:21pm Read More

Young Waterford jockey set for first ride as a jockey

Ethan O’Sullivan with his parents Elaine and Nigel, and his brother after he qualified from the Kildare RACE Academy. The...

Friday, 02/12/22 - 12:03pm Read More

Favourites tag will not impact on focussed Ballygunner

Ballygunner’s Philip Mahony and Barry Coughlan lift the trophy after their AIB Munster Club Senior Hurling Championship Final win over...

Friday, 02/12/22 - 11:46am Read More

“For years we were saying, ‘Jeez, if we won one Munster, we’d nearly be happy”

Pauric Mahony of Ballygunner (Waterford) pictured ahead of the 2022 AIB Munster GAA Hurling Senior Club Championship Final which takes...

Thursday, 01/12/22 - 5:58pm Read More

Home ties for Hibs and Tramore in Junior cup journey

Jason Keane and Jeff DaSilva who found the net for Hibs against Balscadden in the FAI Junior Cup at Ozier...

Thursday, 01/12/22 - 3:05pm Read More

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Intense rainfall hit Co. Waterford yet again last week causing widespread flooding. This was the third Status Orange weather alert...

Thursday, 01/12/22 - 12:50pm Read More

Johnny Sexton on ageing, self-investing and the future

Johnny Sexton opens up on ageing, nutrition, and whether he will ever coach. The Ireland and Leinster captain invites us...

Friday, 18/11/22 - 12:59pm Read More

Curves: supporting its Irish franchisees

Liza Roque Sales, owner of Curves Knocklyon in Dublin. WHEN you open a Curves concept, you help women gain strength,...

Wednesday, 09/11/22 - 10:46am Read More

National Sport

Jury in trial of Manchester City footballer Benjamin Mendy retires

Pat Hurst, PA The jury in the trial of Manchester City footballer Benjamin Mendy has retired to consider their verdicts....

Warren Gatland returns as Wales head coach in place of Wayne Pivac

Andrew Baldock, PA Rugby Union Correspondent Wayne Pivac has left his role as Wales head coach and been replaced by...

Monday, 05/12/22 - 2:52pm Read More

Fans loved Roy Keane’s reaction to England goal

James Cox Roy Keane’s no-nonsense punditry approach has always been a hit with fans and his reaction to an England...

Monday, 05/12/22 - 1:14pm Read More

Police investigate report of burglary at home of England star Raheem Sterling

By PA Sport Staff Surrey Police have confirmed they are investigating a report of a burglary at the home of...

Monday, 05/12/22 - 12:28pm Read More

Roy Keane, Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher to speak at 3Arena show

James Cox Hugely popular football pundits Roy Keane, Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher will take part in a live show...

Monday, 05/12/22 - 11:10am Read More

Wayne Pivac’s Wales future expected to be decided this week

Andrew Baldock, PA Rugby Union Correspondent Wayne Pivac’s future as Wales head coach looks set to be decided this week....

Monday, 05/12/22 - 10:26am Read More

Football rumours: Manchester United gearing up for Cody Gakpo move

By PA Sport Staff Manchester United are reportedly set to make a move for PSV Eindhoven attacker Cody Gakpo. According...

Monday, 05/12/22 - 7:41am Read More

Waterford Entertainment

Netflix recommendations for the weekend

Wondering what to do in Waterford this weekend? Our beautiful city is awash with Christmas cheer and Winterval has a...

Strong line-up for Waterford’s third SpeakEasy poetry event

  SPEAKEASY is delighted to bring Belfast poet Stephen Sexton to Waterford for its third poetry and open mic event,...

Tuesday, 22/11/22 - 10:40pm Read More

TG4’s four seasons in An Rinn

Helvick publican Silbheastar Ó Muirithe, who features in TG4’s four part series, ‘Ceithre Ráithe sna Déise’.  ‘CEITHRE Ráithe sna Déise’,...

Thursday, 17/11/22 - 11:03am Read More

“All Changed, Changed Utterly…”

Garter Lane’s Síle Penkert on the arts sector’s never-ending juggling act THE Covid-19 pandemic – and each of its lockdowns...

Wednesday, 16/11/22 - 11:08am Read More

Views

View from the Green Room: Fintan O’Carroll – composer, musician and scholar

  Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle: Fintan O’Carroll centenary mass   THE centenary of legendary Waterford composer/ musician/ teacher...

View from the Green Room: Great craic at the Large Room

  The Large Room: Waterford-Music   WELL, it’s certainly a Waterford-Music concert with a difference. A cellist (Christian-Pierre La Marca)...

Wednesday, 30/11/22 - 12:04pm Read More

Fr Liam Power: Is there hope for the Church after revelations of abuse?

  A Question of Faith, Fr Liam Power’s Fortnightly Column   WE celebrated the beginning of the Advent season on...

Tuesday, 29/11/22 - 1:09pm Read More

Phoenix: We can do it!

  The Phoenix opinion column has been running in the Waterford News & Star for more than 30 years  ...

Tuesday, 29/11/22 - 12:57pm Read More

Catherine Drea: Once upon a time in November

  As I See It: Catherine Drea’s fortnightly column as published in the Waterford News & Star   I LOVE...

Tuesday, 29/11/22 - 12:53pm Read More

Editorial: Remembering Vicky Phelan as a hero and friend

  Editorial first published in November 29th edition of the Waterford News & Star VICKY Phelan will long be remembered...

Tuesday, 29/11/22 - 12:30pm Read More

Dermot Keyes: Sharing a legend’s story

Martin Óg Morrissey, his wife Brgid, your columnist and Liam Hayes (Publisher, Hero Books) pictured at the Mount Sion Centre...

Tuesday, 29/11/22 - 11:34am Read More

National News

Learner motorcyclist caught doing 180km/h is banned for two years

Gordon Deegan A judge has imposed a two-year driving ban on an ‘L plate’ Limerick motorcyclist after he was detected...

Aircraft leasing firms claim €1.65bn over planes detained in Russia

High Court reporters Three Dublin-registered companies involved in international aircraft leasing have brought High Court proceedings against insurers’ refusal to...

Monday, 05/12/22 - 4:25pm Read More

Court orders Twitter to give journalists account details in Eoghan Harris defamation case

High Court reporters The High Court has ordered Twitter to provide two journalists with details about certain accounts that published...

Monday, 05/12/22 - 4:16pm Read More

McDonald: ‘Everything’ up for discussion in effort to achieve Irish unity

David Raleigh Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said “everything” will be up for discussion in order to reach...

Monday, 05/12/22 - 3:44pm Read More

Nearly 70% of people know someone who has died by suicide, survey finds

Kenneth Fox Research has found that 67 per cent of people know someone who has died by suicide, according to...

Monday, 05/12/22 - 3:26pm Read More

Trial date set for gardaí accused of false imprisonment and assault

Tom Tuite Two gardaí will face trial next year accused of false imprisonment of a youth who was allegedly punched,...

Monday, 05/12/22 - 3:23pm Read More

Dowdall told gardaí he felt under threat from Hutchs and Kinahans, Regency trial hears

Alison O'Riordan Former Sinn Féin Councillor Jonathan Dowdall told gardaí that he felt under threat from “the Hutchs and that...

Monday, 05/12/22 - 3:16pm Read More

Well!

Netflix recommendations for the weekend

Wondering what to do in Waterford this weekend? Our beautiful city is awash with Christmas cheer and Winterval has a...

Waterford restorers sought for new series of ‘The Great House Revival’

‘Great House Revival’ presenter Hugh Wallace. Architect and television presenter Hugh Wallace has called on potential home restorers in Waterford...

Friday, 02/12/22 - 11:03am Read More

Where to find the best coffee in Waterford

Living for a good cup of Joe? These local spots have the best coffee in Waterford For the caffeinated among...

Thursday, 01/12/22 - 12:15pm Read More

Dario Cavaliere’s Recipe of the Week: Party food!

Chef Dario Cavaliere writes a weekly food column for the Waterford News & Star   THIS time of year it...

Tuesday, 29/11/22 - 11:39pm Read More

Green Fingers: Plant addiction is nothing to sniff at!

Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   WE are all dependent on plants and for many...

Tuesday, 29/11/22 - 11:36pm Read More

#YourFitness: Get a head start on your goals!

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

Tuesday, 29/11/22 - 11:32pm Read More
Seven of the best chippers in Waterford

The 7 best chippers in Waterford city and what we’re ordering

Choosing seven of the best chippers in Waterford was not easy - such is the quality of the fast food...

Tuesday, 29/11/22 - 3:12pm Read More

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Intense rainfall hit Co. Waterford yet again last week causing widespread flooding. This was the third Status Orange weather alert...

Thursday, 01/12/22 - 12:50pm Read More

Johnny Sexton on ageing, self-investing and the future

Johnny Sexton opens up on ageing, nutrition, and whether he will ever coach. The Ireland and Leinster captain invites us...

Friday, 18/11/22 - 12:59pm Read More

Curves: supporting its Irish franchisees

Liza Roque Sales, owner of Curves Knocklyon in Dublin. WHEN you open a Curves concept, you help women gain strength,...

Wednesday, 09/11/22 - 10:46am Read More