Waterford News

Shakespeare’s beautiful tragedy to be brought to life this summer

THIS summer WYA (Waterford Youth Arts) will bring to life the hard hitting and beautiful tragedy, William Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ directed by renowned playwright Jim Nolan. The production is a welcome return to WYA for Jim as in the...

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Child suffers bad reaction to stream

A YOUNG child had to be brought to hospital after he suffered a reaction to water in a stream close...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 3:55pm Read More

Church singer’s pics used on porn page

A WATERFORD woman got the fright of her life last week when photographs of her appeared on an 18+ website/profile...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 12:59pm Read More

Odudu Johnson: The Song of Success

ODUDU Johnson will be known by many as the voice behind the viral hurling hit, Swing, and while he has...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 12:41pm Read More

The ‘Prince of Full-Backs’ laid to rest in Abbeyside

AUSTIN FLYNN was not known for devoting much time to talk of the medals he earned at full-back during Waterford’s...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 9:13am Read More

“Stay vigilant” – Dr Holohan says as country prepares for reopening

The Department of Health has recorded 418 confirmed cases and 7 additional deaths related to COVID-19. 5 of the cases...

Wednesday, 05/05/21 - 5:53pm Read More

Construction of second Cath Lab to commence on May 17

MINISTER for Mental Health and Older People, Mary Butler TD, has confirmed today that construction work on the second Catheterisation...

Wednesday, 05/05/21 - 5:00pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

Turas Bóthair returns to TG4 on April 15

‘TURAS Bóthair’ returns to TG4 on Thursday, April 15 for a fourth series (partly filmed in pre-Covid times) featuring old and new faces alike. For the series, cars across Ireland are rigged with cameras allowing us to eavesdrop on what...

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Téada to feature on TG4’s ‘Comhluadar Ceoil’

‘COMHLUADAR Ceoil’, a new TG4 music series produced by Tyrone Productions (Sunday nights from 8:30pm), sees some of the best-known...

Tuesday, 23/03/21 - 5:32pm Read More

‘Réalta Agus Gaolta’ returns to TG4

TG4’s ‘Réalta Agus Gaolta’ is back as the show embarks on the search for Ireland’s most entertaining family. Whether your...

Monday, 01/03/21 - 3:38pm Read More

Views

PHOENIX: On the good ship TUSE

  The Phoenix opinion column, which has been running in the Waterford News & Star for more than 30 years, as published in this week’s print edition   ON February 11, 2020, David Cullinane famously sang in a pub following...

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Fr Liam Power: Being shepherded through the valley of darkness

  A Question of Faith, Fr Liam Power’s Fortnightly Column   THE fourth Sunday after Easter is traditionally designated as...

Tuesday, 04/05/21 - 2:52pm Read More

CATHERINE DREA: Another time, another mass vaccination centre

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

Tuesday, 04/05/21 - 12:58pm Read More

EDITORIAL: One step forward, two steps back

  WE would like to be publishing a front page story and an editorial this week that would be celebratory...

Tuesday, 04/05/21 - 12:46pm Read More

Darren Skelton: The new epidemic Part Two

The View from the Blue from April 27. Part One of this column can be found here IT’S not often...

Saturday, 01/05/21 - 3:22pm Read More

National News

‘How did you put on so much weight?’ – lawyer ordered to pay employee €20,000 by WRC

Gordon Deegan The owner of a legal practice has been ordered to pay a legal executive €20,000 compensation for her discriminatory dismissal. The legal executive was on sick leave for stress at the time of her discriminatory dismissal in January...

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Albanian couple win challenge over international protection refusal

A couple who came to Ireland after allegedly being subject to politically related violence in their native Albania have won...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 4:50pm Read More

Solicitor faces jail term for €120,000 social welfare fraud

Fiona Ferguson and Declan Brennan A solicitor impacted by the effects of the drug Thalidomide, who fraudulently claimed over €120,000...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 4:44pm Read More

Man charged in connection with investigation into Cork Street death

James Cox The man in his 20s arrested in connection with the discovery of a body on Cork Street in...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 4:40pm Read More

Waterford church singer’s pictures used on porn page

A singer from Co Waterford recently received a huge shock when she realised photographs of her had been used on...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 4:22pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Brian Murphy confirmed to start against Drogheda

New Waterford FC caretaker boss Mike Geoghegan pictured at the WIT Arena this morning. Caretaker Waterford FC manager Mike Geoghegan has held his first training session with the Blues squad ahead of Saturday’s SSE Airtricity Premier Division clash with Drogheda...

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The ‘Prince of Full-Backs’ laid to rest in Abbeyside

AUSTIN FLYNN was not known for devoting much time to talk of the medals he earned at full-back during Waterford’s...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 9:13am Read More

2020/21 Junior League season cancelled

The 2020/21 Waterford Junior League football season has been officially cancelled after an online meeting of the new committee last...

Wednesday, 05/05/21 - 10:24pm Read More

Sheedy and Newell depart RSC by “mutual consent”

The storm clouds really began to gather for Kevin Sheedy and Mike Newell with two 3-0 defeats in four days...

Wednesday, 05/05/21 - 8:46pm Read More

Mark Dalton home in time for his 18th

Back in January family, friends and Shamrocks club-mates, set up a Go Fund Me Page to help one of their...

Wednesday, 05/05/21 - 6:12pm Read More

National Sport

Bottas shoots down speculation about a mid-season move from Mercedes

Alan Baldwin Valtteri Bottas shot down media speculation that he could be replaced as Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes teammate midway through the season and said such talk was just part of being in Formula One. The Finn is out of contract...

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Sexton out – The hits and misses from the Lions squad

Andrew Baldock, PA Rugby Union Correspondent British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has named his 37-man squad for...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 4:05pm Read More

Ed Sheeran announced as shirt sponsor for Ipswich Town football club

By Laura Harding, PA Deputy Entertainment Editor Ed Sheeran has been announced as the new shirt sponsor for Ipswich Town...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 3:36pm Read More

Mason Mount challenges Chelsea to ‘achieve greatness’ in Champions League final

By Nick Purewal, PA Mason Mount has challenged Chelsea to “achieve greatness” by toppling favourites Manchester City to win the...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 2:25pm Read More

FIFPRO calls for immediate action to prevent burnout among elite players

By Jamie Gardner, PA Chief Sports Reporter Top players in Europe are now playing up to 80 per cent of...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 2:23pm Read More

Well!

Shakespeare’s beautiful tragedy to be brought to life this summer

THIS summer WYA (Waterford Youth Arts) will bring to life the hard hitting and beautiful tragedy, William Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ directed by renowned playwright Jim Nolan. The production is a welcome return to WYA for Jim as in the...

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Out and About at Waterford Greenway

  Waterford News & Star photographer Joe Evans was out and about at Waterford Greenway. Here’s who he captured –...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 1:04pm Read More

#YourFitness: What would I tell an Intermediate?

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

Tuesday, 04/05/21 - 4:49pm Read More

Green Fingers: Take a walk on the wild side

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre WE live in a country where we are used...

Tuesday, 04/05/21 - 4:46pm Read More
Well! – Waterford Entertainment

Dario Cavaliere’s Recipe of the Week: Lemon Tart

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

Tuesday, 04/05/21 - 4:42pm Read More