Waterford News

Alfie’s On The Hill to remain closed – for now

Alfie’s On The Hill, the popular Ballybricken pub, will remain closed for the time being. In a Facebook post to its customers this evening, pub management wrote: “It has now been six months since we closed our doors due to...

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No new Covid-19 deaths while six more positive cases reported in Waterford

There have been no new Covid-19 deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HSPC) today. The total of Covid-19...

Saturday, 19/09/20 - 5:46pm Read More

Dunmore East RNLI appeals to businesses to be local lifesaving ambassadors

 Dunmore East RNLI is appealing to businesses in the community to become RNLI local ambassadors by sharing key water safety advice to help keep...

Saturday, 19/09/20 - 1:32pm Read More

Kilcohan pub owners delay reopening in interest of staff and customers

WITH the majority of pubs expected to open their doors on Monday, the owners of one city pub have taken...

Saturday, 19/09/20 - 1:25pm Read More

14 day incidence rate reveals area of Waterford with highest cases of Covid-19

THE Department of Health has published a 14 day analysis of Covid-19 incidence rates in each of Ireland’s local electoral...

Saturday, 19/09/20 - 9:54am Read More

Gardai investigating serious N24 RTA

Gardaí are investigating a road traffic collision involving a car and a truck. The collision occurred on the N24 near...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 8:26pm Read More

Recent deaths of people from Waterford

WATERFORD CITY IT’S with deep and sad regret that we put on record the death of Frank Coughlan, Woodlawn Grove,...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 8:11pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

View from the Green Room: Moby Dick’s Big Tale

  REVIEW: Jim Nolan’s ‘Moby Dick’ on RTE Radio 1   THE theatres may be dark but writers are still at their craft. And so is our own Jim Nolan who’s been writing and producing drama since 1979. With no...

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View from the Green Room: Collender’s ‘Stolen Time’ shines in a dark landscape

  REVIEW: Stolen Time at Garter Lane via YouTube WITH enormous disappointment, Waterford Youth Arts were forced to announce the...

Tuesday, 01/09/20 - 1:25pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Socially distanced countdown is a Déise winner

  Carbally Community Centre: Co Waterford Countdown Convention   AN ASSEMBLY of uber-cool and beyond-clever dudes and dam-smart-divas gathered in...

Tuesday, 25/08/20 - 7:16pm Read More

Views

View from the Green Room: Moby Dick’s Big Tale

  REVIEW: Jim Nolan’s ‘Moby Dick’ on RTE Radio 1   THE theatres may be dark but writers are still at their craft. And so is our own Jim Nolan who’s been writing and producing drama since 1979. With no...

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Time out with Timmy: A humble TV hero

  Timmy Ryan’s weekly column for the Waterford News & Star WE’RE just about at that time of year again...

Wednesday, 16/09/20 - 4:21pm Read More

Darren Skelton: A Covid Calamity

Darren Skelton’s View from the Blue as published in the Waterford News & Star I HEARD a question being asked...

Wednesday, 16/09/20 - 4:16pm Read More

PHOENIX: The heart of the city

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

Wednesday, 16/09/20 - 4:07pm Read More

Déise First Holy Communion: A Parent’s view

PREPARATIONS were made for the original First Holy Communion date in May, prayers and songs were learned, dresses were bought,...

Tuesday, 15/09/20 - 12:21pm Read More

National News

Teachers’ union to ballot for industrial action over Covid-19 safety concerns

The ASTI is concerned about physical distancing and provision of personal protective equipment in schools. Photo: Jane Barlow/PA The main trade union for secondary school teachers has said it will ballot for industrial action over concerns about staff safety. The...

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Coronavirus: 274 new cases and no further deaths

A further 274 Covid-19 cases have been reported in the State, the Department of Health has confirmed. Officials from the...

Saturday, 19/09/20 - 5:35pm Read More

Cyclist killed in collision with car in Dublin

Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision involving a cyclist and a car in North Co Dublin. The incident...

Saturday, 19/09/20 - 3:25pm Read More

Michael D Higgins’ dog, Síoda, dies after short illness

President Michael D Higgins with Síoda. Image: Áras an Uachtaráin One of the President Michael D Higgins’ dogs, Síoda, has...

Saturday, 19/09/20 - 10:55am Read More

Viable explosive device found in Galway

A viable explosive device has been made safe in Co Galway overnight. The Army Bomb Disposal Team was called to...

Saturday, 19/09/20 - 10:35am Read More

Waterford Sport

Hat-trick for Curry as champions march on

Rathgormack captain, Michael Curry, and his team-mates kept the defence of their Co. SFC title on track with a comfortable win over Clashmore-Kinsalebeg in Fraher Field tonight. Photo: Sean Byrne. Reigning champions, Rathgormack, marched into the final four of the...

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Junior and schoolboy games called off due to suspected Covid cases

Tonight’s O’Neill’s Premier League meeting of Tramore and Villa due to take place at Graun Park has been called off...

Saturday, 19/09/20 - 7:09pm Read More

A massive weekend of SFC action awaits

Rathgormack’s Conor Murray in action against St Saviours in their J.J Kavanagh & Sons Co. SFC match played in Walsh...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 4:18pm Read More

Owners to be allowed back to Irish racing meetings

Jockeys and trainers stand for a minute’s silence for the late Pat Smullen at this afternoon’s Tramore Races. Owners will...

Thursday, 17/09/20 - 4:38pm Read More

Waterford’s oldest club to set up academy

Waterford’s oldest club, St. Joseph’s AFC, will become the latest club to set up a new underage academy with the...

Thursday, 17/09/20 - 4:10pm Read More

National Sport

Donegal senior footballer tests positive for Covid-19

The Donegal senior football squad has gone into isolation after one of their players has tested positive for Covid-19, it has emerged. The player was tested earlier this week just before a return to training and the test came back...

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Half-time: Leinster v Saracens, Heineken Cup quarter-final

Garry Ringrose is tackled by Sean Maitland. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho [score] [team1]Leinster[/team1][score1]3[/score1] [team2]Saracens[/team2][score2]22[/score2] [/score] Saracens have put Leinster under pressure...

Saturday, 19/09/20 - 4:00pm Read More

GAA action: fixtures from around the country

By Muireann Duffy Breaffy beat Westport in the Mayo Senior Football Championship semi-final to set up the date against Knockmore....

Saturday, 19/09/20 - 3:30pm Read More

HT: Mountain to climb for Republic of Ireland in Essen

Germany’s Giulia Gwinn with Irish captain Katie McCabe Credit ©INPHO/Tim Groothuis [score] [team1]Germany[/team1][score1]3[/score1] [team2]Republic of Ireland[/team2][score2]0[/score2] [/score] The Republic of...

Saturday, 19/09/20 - 2:00pm Read More

League of Ireland: Bohemians charge to win with goal in 81st minute

Bohemians’ Andre Wright celebrates scoring the first goal of the game with Dawson Devoy. Photo: INPHO/Ryan Byrne. A goal in...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 10:25pm Read More

Well!

Well Said: Coffee in Crough proves a punt worth pursuing

FLAT WHITES prepared at the foot of the Comeragh Mountains are not spoken of in rhyme or lyric when tales of mid-Waterford are spun. Well, not yet anyway. But thanks to Stephen Lynch and Craig Dee, the entrepreneurial duo who’ve...

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On the spot……Julie Smyth

Julie grew up in Waterford (in Avondale), the daughter of footballer Dave Kirby and his wife Angela. She has a...

Thursday, 17/09/20 - 12:41pm Read More

Green Fingers: To plant a weed or knot that is the question

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   THE expression “A weed is a plant in...

Wednesday, 16/09/20 - 4:43pm Read More
Well! – Waterford Entertainment

#YourFitness: Get yourself outside this autumn

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

Wednesday, 16/09/20 - 4:40pm Read More

Dario Cavaliere’s Recipe of the Week: Cod Fishcakes

  Chef Dario Cavaliere writes a weekly food column for the Waterford News & Star   THESE fish cakes have...

Wednesday, 16/09/20 - 4:36pm Read More