Waterford News

Retailers rejoice at reopening while publicans left disappointed

  FOR the first time in six weeks retailers across the city and county are preparing to open their doors to the public as the country eases out of the latest level five lockdown. Managing director of The Book Centre,...

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South Quays to get a revamp

WATERFORD City & County Council has purchased (under the compulsory purchase order scheme) an area of land around the Clock...

Monday, 30/11/20 - 2:36pm Read More

WATERFORD NEWS & STAR: November 30, 1990

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Councillors share thoughts on Kilmac one-way system

A SUGGESTION to implement a one-way system in Kilmacthomas gave rise to Comeragh councillors publicly airing their thoughts on the...

Monday, 30/11/20 - 10:36am Read More

Dumping causing vermin issue in Portlaw

THE illegal dumping of commercial and residential waste in a void between houses in Portlaw is attracting vermin, according to...

Monday, 30/11/20 - 10:34am Read More

299 new cases and 2 additional deaths

THE Department of Health has reported 299 new cases of Covid-19 and 2 additional deaths. In Waterford there are five...

Sunday, 29/11/20 - 5:23pm Read More

243 new cases, 7 deaths and Waterford in double figures again

THE Department of Health has reported 243 new cases of Covid 19 and 7 additional deaths. In Waterford, there were...

Saturday, 28/11/20 - 5:26pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

View from the Green Room: Jim Nolan and Jimmy Murphy in conversation

REVIEW Imagine & Waterford Writers Weekend Online: Playwrights interviewed IT was a sort of Jimmy Jam Session in the balcony of the Theatre Royal as the playwrights Jim Nolan and Jimmy Murphy teased out the life and times of a...

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View from the Green Room: Booze, blaas and blaah-blaah at Jordan’s

REVIEW: Booze, Blaas and Banter A PERMANENT fixture on the Imagine Festival Programme is a morning of song, story, poetry...

Tuesday, 17/11/20 - 12:07pm Read More

Pat McEvoy on Eric Sweeney’s creative farewell

SHORTLY before Eric Sweeney passed away, he had been working on a new musical project with poet Mark Roper. Both...

Wednesday, 11/11/20 - 4:08pm Read More

Views

DARREN SKELTON: It’s beginning to look nothing like Christmas

The View from the Blue from this week’s Waterford News & Star print edition. THIS week, the Government will decide what Christmas is going to look like for the people of Ireland, and unlike previous restriction based decisions, this one...

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View from the Green Room: Jim Nolan and Jimmy Murphy in conversation

REVIEW Imagine & Waterford Writers Weekend Online: Playwrights interviewed IT was a sort of Jimmy Jam Session in the balcony...

Tuesday, 24/11/20 - 1:49pm Read More

FR LIAM POWER: Wise words from Bob Dylan

A Question of Faith, Fr Liam Power’s Fortnightly Column THE negative effects on our mental health of the current level...

Tuesday, 24/11/20 - 1:32pm Read More

PHOENIX: What does Micheál Martin want for Waterford?

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

Tuesday, 24/11/20 - 1:19pm Read More

Time out with Timmy: Return to the Showboat

Timmy Ryan’s weekly column for the Waterford News & Star   IN my last column I took a little detour...

Tuesday, 24/11/20 - 1:15pm Read More

National News

UK Government not ordering public inquiry into Pat Finucane murder

By Michael McHugh and David Young, PA The UK Government has decided not to order an immediate public inquiry into north Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane’s murder. Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and Police Ombudsman investigations into the 1989 loyalist...

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Judge considers order deferring sale of home of abused mother of two

Michael McAleer A High Court judge is considering making an order deferring for several years the sale of the home...

Monday, 30/11/20 - 5:38pm Read More

17 prisoners who had life sentences recommended for parole in 2019

Kenneth Fox 17 prisoners sentenced to life were recommended for parole in 2019. The Justice Minister agreed with the recommendations...

Monday, 30/11/20 - 5:32pm Read More

Ten further deaths, 290 new Covid-19 cases in Northern Ireland

Digital Desk Staff There have been 10 further Covid-19-related deaths in Northern Ireland in the last 24 hours. According to...

Monday, 30/11/20 - 5:23pm Read More

Three remain in Mountjoy after refusing to stay away from Co Roscommon farm

Ann O'Loughlin Three men are to remain in Mountjoy Prison after they refused to give undertakings to stay away from...

Monday, 30/11/20 - 5:21pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Waterford and Limerick to make history on December 13

Limerick’s Declan Hannon commiserates with Waterford’s goalkeeper Stephen O’Keeffe after their Munster SHC Final in Thurles. They’ll meet again in two weeks time, this time in the All-Ireland SHC Final. Photo: INPHO/Morgan Treacy For the first time in the history...

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Déise go through the fire to keep the dream alive  

THE SHEER JOY OF IT ALL: Waterford’s Darragh Lyons celebrates after his side’s All-Ireland SHC semi-final win over Kilkenny in...

Saturday, 28/11/20 - 10:41pm Read More

Waterford are into the All-Ireland SHC Final after brilliant second-half

Waterford’s Iarlaith Daly celebrates at the final whistle as the Déise booked their place in the All-Ireland SHC Final with...

Saturday, 28/11/20 - 8:11pm Read More

LIVE UPDATES FROM WATERFORD V KILKENNY

The big day has arrived. Waterford v Kilkenny in the All-Ireland SHC semi-final from Corke Park…….. The Waterford players arriving...

Saturday, 28/11/20 - 5:40pm Read More

Waterford and Kilkenny teams named for semi-final showdown

The Waterford players before the warm-up in Pairc Uí Chaoimh before the Clare game last week. Tomorrow it’s Croke Park...

Friday, 27/11/20 - 8:54pm Read More

National Sport

Rory McIlroy’s management firm sees revenues rise 37%

Gordon Deegan Revenues at Rory McIlroy’s management and image rights firm last year surged by 37 per cent to $24.2 million (€20.2 million). New accounts show that the Dublin-based Rory McIlroy Management Services Ltd last year recorded a pre-tax loss...

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Headway favours temporary concussion substitute and 10-minute assessment period

By Jamie Gardner, PA Chief Sports Reporter Introducing additional permanent concussion substitutes is a “flawed” approach and could lead to...

Monday, 30/11/20 - 4:48pm Read More

IRFU taking long-term view after ‘average return’ from Andy Farrell’s first year

By Ed Elliot, PA Head coach Andy Farrell will be given time to revive Ireland’s fortunes after the first year...

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Liverpool do not expect to see Thiago Alcantara play again in 2020

By Carl Markham, PA Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara’s recovery from a knee problem is likely to keep him out until...

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Sergio Aguero’s Man City training return on hold after minor knee ‘disturbance’

By Andy Hampson, PA Sergio Aguero has not returned to training ahead of Manchester City’s Champions League trip to Porto...

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Well!

Well Said: David Carroll on a work of “Dauntless Courage”

WRITING a book is akin to running a marathon given the satisfaction that awaits beyond the finish line in both instances. David Carroll, author of ‘Dauntless Courage’, the definitive history of the Dunmore East Lifeboat, is justly drawing solace from...

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#YourFitness: Stay positive, we are almost there!

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

Tuesday, 24/11/20 - 4:35pm Read More

GREEN FINGERS: Unforgettable moments in and out of the garden

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre THE exciting thing about plants is the fact that...

Tuesday, 24/11/20 - 4:27pm Read More

Dario Cavaliere’s Recipe of the Week: Sweet Pepper Chicken

Chef Dario Cavaliere writes a weekly food column for the Waterford News & Star ONE of the best things about...

Tuesday, 24/11/20 - 4:22pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Jim Nolan and Jimmy Murphy in conversation

REVIEW Imagine & Waterford Writers Weekend Online: Playwrights interviewed IT was a sort of Jimmy Jam Session in the balcony...

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