Waterford News

Spraoi to deliver summer season of street magic

Caption: Tumble Circus who will perform Cycle Circus at Greenway Spraoi in August. Artistic Director, Mike Leahy, is hoping that Spraoi will be able to get back to the street performances that it is renowned for. IN news that is...

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Recent deaths of people from Waterford

WATERFORD CITY & TRAMORE   IT’S with deep and sad regret that we place on record the death of Arkadiusz...

Tuesday, 15/06/21 - 1:41pm Read More

The Guardians of Time: Waterford’s extraordinary new museum

IT has been said in recent days that Waterford’s Eamonn McEneaney is a treasure in his own right, and it’s...

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WATERFORD NEWS & STAR: June 14, 1991

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Cllr James Tobin’s gratitude for support during difficult year

A VISIBLY emotional Councillor James Tobin (FF) thanked his Dungarvan/Lismore District colleagues for their support and friendship at the end...

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Man (31) sentenced to life imprisonment for Waterford murder

  A MAN has been sentenced this morning to life imprisonment at the Central Criminal Court for the murder of...

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JD Wetherspoon confirm start date for Waterford pub

Design images of the new JD Wetherpsoon pub, which will start work in Waterford on June 28. UK pub chain,...

Monday, 14/06/21 - 8:38am 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...

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Fr Liam Power: Boris Johnson marries in the Catholic Church

  A Question of Faith, Fr Liam Power’s Fortnightly Column   THE fact that the wedding of Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the UK, and Carrie Symonds took place in Westminster Cathedral has generated quite a degree of controversy in...

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PHOENIX: The buck stops?

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

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CATHERINE DREA: More than just an outdoor summer

  As I See It: Catherine Drea’s fortnightly column as published in the Waterford News & Star   THERE isn’t...

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Editorial: Irresponsible beach parking could have led to tragedy

  THE good weather and taste of freedom as a result of the reopening is wonderful – but it doesn’t...

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Phoenix: Broke or broken?

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

Tuesday, 08/06/21 - 12:36pm Read More

National News

Family dispute over Stephen’s Green property loans settled

A dispute between a man who owns two prestigious Georgian office buildings in Dublin’s Stephen’s Green and his father-in-law over refinancing assistance loans on the properties has been settled, the High Court heard. Monaghan-born businessman Leo Mohan took injunction proceedings...

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Gardaí investigating death of child (9) in Co Donegal

Stephen Maguire Gardaí have confirmed they are investigating the death of a child in Co Donegal. The 9-year-old was found...

Tuesday, 15/06/21 - 2:43pm Read More

EU would ‘react firmly’ to UK unilateral action, Irish commissioner says

By Michelle Devane, PA The EU would “react firmly” if the UK takes further unilateral action over the Northern Ireland...

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SDLP pledges Westminster bid to pass Irish language laws amid Stormont stalemate

By David Young, PA The SDLP has vowed to launch a bid to legislate on Irish language at Westminster if...

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Explained: What is mica and why are homeowners protesting?

Crowds have gathered to protest outside the Convention Centre in Dublin, where the Dáil is in session, with homeowners calling...

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Waterford Sport

Healy called into Ireland U-16 training camp

Goalkeeper Jason Healy during a Republic of Ireland Under 15s Assessment Day at the FAI National Training Centre at the Sport Ireland Campus in Dublin. Photo: FAI/Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile.  Waterford FC Under 15 goalkeeper Jason Healy has been called into the...

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Bircham’s brilliant Blues end 18 year wait for Oriel Park win

Waterford’s Shane Griffin celebrates scoring his side’s second goal of the game with his team-mates during their SSE Airtricity League...

Friday, 11/06/21 - 10:19pm Read More

Alan Corcoran’s remarkable story needs our help

Alan Corcoran and his girlfriend Karolíne Opavá who also Kayaked the length of Ireland with him after they arrived back...

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Two Blues departures as fixture changes confirmed

James Waite in action for the Blues against Finn Harps in April. The winger has now left the club. Photo:...

Thursday, 10/06/21 - 3:02pm Read More

‘Our dad epitomised greatness and humility in equal measure in a life well lived’

Special Guest, Michael O Muircheartaigh with young Callam Flynn at the official opening of the Brickeys GAA Club Hurling Wall...

Thursday, 10/06/21 - 1:18pm Read More

National Sport

Simon Zebo still great option for Ireland but must prove himself, Andy Farrell says

By Ed Elliot, PA Andy Farrell believes Simon Zebo remains a “great option” for Ireland but suggested the player must prove himself with Munster next season before being considered for an international recall. Zebo is poised to return to national...

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PRO14 and South African clubs involved in new 16-team United Rugby Championship

By Andrew Baldock, PA Rugby Union Correspondent Plans have been unveiled for a new United Rugby Championship next season that...

Tuesday, 15/06/21 - 12:50pm Read More

UEFA opens investigation into Marko Arnautovic incident against North Macedonia

By PA Sport Staff UEFA has appointed an ethics and disciplinary inspector to investigate Austria striker Marko Arnautovic’s reaction to...

Tuesday, 15/06/21 - 12:13pm Read More

‘I’m fine’: Christian Eriksen greets from hospital bed after cardiac arrest

By PA Sport Staff A smiling Christian Eriksen has insisted he is “fine – under the circumstances” as doctors work...

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Euro 2020 matchday 5: France take on Germany as ‘group of death’ begins

By PA Sport Staff Euro 2020’s so-called ‘group of death’ begins on Tuesday as the past two world champions and...

Tuesday, 15/06/21 - 8:26am Read More


Out and About in Waterford

Waterford News & Star photographer Joe Evans was out and about as people enjoyed Waterford’s outdoor beer gardens. These and more pics in this week’s print edition, in shops now!  

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#YourFitness: Meet Jemima

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

Tuesday, 15/06/21 - 1:58pm Read More

GREEN FINGERS: Keeping up with gardening

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   THERE are always a hundred and one things...

Tuesday, 15/06/21 - 1:51pm Read More
Well! – Waterford Entertainment

Dario Cavaliere’s Chocolate Chip and Crisp Cookies

  Chef Dario Cavaliere writes a weekly food column for the Waterford News & Star   THESE extra large cookies...

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We should be proud of Waterford’s magnificent Irish Museum of Time

  REVIEW: Irish Museum of Time at Greyfriars   WATERFORD’S museums continue to expand and the latest, the Irish Museum...

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