Waterford News

Plunkett Station relocation monies are ‘signed off’

Local TDs hold their ground despite Ministerial rebuttal  NO decision on funding the transfer of Plunkett Railway Station onto the North Quays was made by Local Government Minister Eoghan Murphy during a meeting with Waterford Oireachtas members last Thursday, according...

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Government set to ease Council’s budget crisis

Council CEO admits: ‘We’re up against a wall in preparing draft budget’  TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar is reportedly ‘supportive’ of alleviating...

Wednesday, 20/11/19 - 7:00pm Read More

No wage increase for waterford workers

A RECENT nationwide earnings analysis for 2018 has shown Waterford to be falling far below the national average for household...

Tuesday, 19/11/19 - 6:30pm Read More

Coca Cola truck set to stop off in Waterford

HOLIDAYS are coming now that it has been confirmed that the Coca Cola Christmas Truck will be rolling back into...

Tuesday, 19/11/19 - 3:43pm Read More

Body found in missing man search

THE search for a missing man at Stradbally has concluded with the sad news that a body was recovered earlier...

Tuesday, 19/11/19 - 2:42pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Bridge of sighs and lies

  Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   REVIEW: Jim Nolan’s The Red Iron at Garter Lane   JIM Nolan has been writing plays for 40 years now and is a master storyteller. That’s...

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The Book Nook Review: Expectation by Anna Hope

  EXPECTATION by Anna Hope was described by RTÉ’s Eileen Dunne as “a great holiday read” owing to Hope’s exploration...

Tuesday, 12/11/19 - 10:41am Read More

‘Build it and they will come’

  232nd Chamber Dinner offers stern reminders for sustaining Waterford’s growth and positivity   THE 232nd Annual Chamber of Commerce...

Tuesday, 12/11/19 - 10:35am Read More

Views

View From The Blue: Jim’s Red Iron Glistens

“GOOD writing excites me, and makes life worth living,” said Harold Pinter. Were the estimable Mr Pinter still among us and inclined to frequent O’Connell Street, one suspects he’d have beaten a track to Garter Lane to ponder and savour...

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VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Bridge of sighs and lies

  Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   REVIEW: Jim Nolan’s The Red Iron...

Tuesday, 19/11/19 - 12:02pm Read More

MUM’S THE WORD: Movement 101

Aideen Glynn’s weekly column as published in the Waterford News & Star Well! magazine   THE human body is designed...

Tuesday, 19/11/19 - 11:57am Read More

CATHERINE DREA: In bed with uncle Gaybo

As I See It: Catherine Drea’s fortnightly column for the Waterford News & Star   IF you heard the music...

Tuesday, 19/11/19 - 11:53am Read More

TIME OUT WITH TIMMY: My Tube

Timmy Ryan’s weekly column for the Waterford News & Star   IT’S hard to imagine a world without the Internet....

Wednesday, 13/11/19 - 12:17pm Read More

National News

People with trouble sleeping told to write down thoughts before going to bed

Picture: iStock People suffering with poor sleep are being advised to write down their thoughts before bed and put their phones away. The latest Healthy Ireland survey finds the average Irish adult is getting seven hours sleep a night, with...

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No winner of €4.6m of Lotto jackpot as Kilkenny women celebrates €500k EuroMillions win

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto jackpot worth nearly €5m. The first prize of €4.6m was left unclaimed as...

Wednesday, 20/11/19 - 9:25pm Read More

Sligo village wins top EU tourism award

Members of the Strandhill Community Development Association celebrate their award A Co Sligo village has been honoured with a prestigious...

Wednesday, 20/11/19 - 8:45pm Read More

Plain packaging of cigarettes credited with drop in number of smokers

File photo Plain packaging of tobacco products is being branded a success, with the number of smokers here dropping by...

Wednesday, 20/11/19 - 7:25pm Read More

A patient could die every day in hospital due to overcrowding, advocacy group claims

File photo One person could die a day due to overcrowding in Irish hospitals, according to patient advocacy groups. This...

Wednesday, 20/11/19 - 6:45pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Favourites tag will not weigh down experienced Ballygunner

Ballygunner joint captains Stephen O’Keeffe and Shane O’Sullivan lift the cup after defeating Na Piarsaigh in last year’s AIB GAA Munster Senior Hurling Championship Final at Semple Stadium. Can they make it back-to-back Munster titles on Sunday in Cork? Photo:...

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Ballysaggart chase history by winning Munster titles in two grades

The Ballysaggart panel who defeated Ballygunner in their J.J. Kavanagh & Sons Co. IHC Final. On Sunday they bid to...

Tuesday, 19/11/19 - 2:59pm Read More

Marys can upset experienced Davins in Clonmel

St Marys manager and coach Declan Fitzpatrick and Dan Shanahan in conversation during Saturday’s win over Castletown-Ballyagran. All attention is...

Tuesday, 19/11/19 - 2:55pm Read More

Munster shield glory for Déise minors

The Waterford Minor Camogie team celebrate after their win against Clare in the Munster Minor Camogie Shield Final at Cappamore,...

Tuesday, 19/11/19 - 1:41pm Read More

Two great wins in two nights for Wildcats

Maxol WIT Wildcats’ Maria Palarino was in top form with 18 points as they defeated reigning champions Liffey Celtic in...

Tuesday, 19/11/19 - 1:38pm Read More

National Sport

UEFA confirm draw will decide home teams in Euro 2020 play-off finals

UEFA has confirmed that they will hold a draw to determine which teams will be at home in the play-off finals for Euro 2020. The Republic of Ireland will travel to Slovakia for a one-leg semi-final next March with the...

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Champions Cork to face Westmeath in opening round of 2020 Ladies National Football League

By Jackie Cahill Champions Cork will face Westmeath at home in the opening round of 2020 Lidl National League Division...

Wednesday, 20/11/19 - 1:35pm Read More

Glasgow announce replacement for Dave Rennie when he takes Australia job next summer

By Press Association Scotland assistant coach Danny Wilson will take charge of Glasgow at the end of the season when...

Wednesday, 20/11/19 - 11:15am Read More

Loss to Austria sees Ireland U19s miss out on Elite Round qualification

Tom Mohan [score] [team1]Ireland[/team1][score1]0[/score1] [team2]Austria[/team2][score2]2[/score2] [/score] The Republic of Ireland Under-19 side missed out on qualification to the Elite Round...

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Alan Browne left ‘gutted’ by Denmark draw

By Damian Spellman Alan Browne was left “gutted” after the Republic of Ireland’s hopes of clinching automatic qualification for the...

Tuesday, 19/11/19 - 3:50pm Read More

Well!

View From The Blue: Jim’s Red Iron Glistens

“GOOD writing excites me, and makes life worth living,” said Harold Pinter. Were the estimable Mr Pinter still among us and inclined to frequent O’Connell Street, one suspects he’d have beaten a track to Garter Lane to ponder and savour...

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MUM’S THE WORD: Movement 101

Aideen Glynn’s weekly column as published in the Waterford News & Star Well! magazine   THE human body is designed...

Tuesday, 19/11/19 - 11:57am Read More

Well! Said: Noel O’Sullivan on leather, reffing & rail

THE stove is glowing in Noel O’Sullivan’s sitting room as we chat about a life which has taken him from...

Thursday, 14/11/19 - 8:00pm Read More

The Book Nook Review: Expectation by Anna Hope

  EXPECTATION by Anna Hope was described by RTÉ’s Eileen Dunne as “a great holiday read” owing to Hope’s exploration...

Tuesday, 12/11/19 - 10:41am Read More

The Book Nook: Leonard and Hungry Paul by Rónán Hession

  LEONARD and Hungry Paul is the story of two friends who gently and unobtrusively try to find their place...

Monday, 04/11/19 - 7:00pm Read More