Waterford News

Wedding attendees may require vaccination cert

EARLIER today, government officials confirmed that from August 5, up to 100 wedding attendees will be permitted. This long-awaited announcement was welcomed by many with upcoming weddings. One such couple is Sylvia McNeill and Thomas Murphy, who are due to...

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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...

Tuesday, 27/07/21 - 2:49pm Read More

Waterford News & Star Family Notices: July 27

HAYES Belvedere Manor In loving memory of Steven (Pete) Hayes whose 6th anniversary occurs at this time. Words cannot express...

Tuesday, 27/07/21 - 2:25pm Read More

Dunhill beekeeper awarded silver on the European market

THIRD-GENERATION beekeeper Trish O’Neill has been awarded Silver in the Hand and Nail Care category of the 10th annual European...

Tuesday, 27/07/21 - 1:43pm Read More

On the front page: Tragedy strikes Tramore

TRAGIC scenes unfolded on Sunday evening when a man in his 60s, who was recovered from shallow water at Tramore...

Tuesday, 27/07/21 - 11:30am Read More

High incidence of Covid “across many counties”

THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HSPC) has today been notified of 1,345 confirmed cases of Covid-19. As of 8am, some...

Monday, 26/07/21 - 6:44pm Read More

Less than two per cent of Council’s housing stock currently vacant

AS of Monday, July 12, one and a half per cent (1.5%) of Waterford City & County Council’s total housing...

Monday, 26/07/21 - 6:32pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Déise’s dazzling solid silver

Waterford Kite Brooch discovered in the Arundel Square excavations.   Christchurch Deanery: Irish Museum of Silver   I’M in the company of Rosemary Ryan of the Waterford Treasures Museum for a tour of the new Irish Museum of Silver and...

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VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Waterford Music flying flag for classical performance

REVIEW: Theatre Royal Online – Waterford Music with Patrick Rafter (violin) and Fiachra Garvey (piano)   WHAT a delight it...

Tuesday, 29/06/21 - 10:13pm Read More

Jamie Beamish named as Theatre Royal’s Artist in Residence

WELL-KNOWN Waterford actor Jamie Beamish has been named as the Theatre Royal’s inaugural Artist in Residence. During his nine-month sojourn...

Wednesday, 23/06/21 - 12:32pm Read More

Views

View from the Green Room: Life-stories remembered in series from the Déise Gaeltacht

  REVIEW: WLRfm’s Muintir na nDéise   MUINTIR na nDéise 2 is a new all-Irish weekly series, that begins on Sunday, August 1, 2021 on WLR FM at 8.30pm. Ordinary people who live in extraordinary times have much to say...

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PHOENIX: Cutting the cake

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

Tuesday, 27/07/21 - 1:59pm Read More

Catherine Drea: We are each just a bunch of random particles

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

Tuesday, 27/07/21 - 1:51pm Read More

EDITORIAL: That’s the job

  WITH over 260 new jobs announced in Waterford this week, representing a combined investment in excess of €100 million,...

Tuesday, 27/07/21 - 1:45pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Collender’s tinnies and torments

  Theatre Royal Online: Bag o’Cans   ELLIE’S got a bag load of problems to match the bag of cans...

Saturday, 24/07/21 - 11:30am Read More

National News

Burst water mains leave 50,000 people without supply in Co Kerry

About 50,000 people in Co Kerry are without water after two burst water mains cut supplies to Tralee and Killarney along with surrounding areas. A burst main to the Central Regional Water Supply Scheme on Tuesday evening affected the greater...

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Pedestrian (60s) dies after road collision in Co Kildare

A man in his 60s has been killed in Co Kildare after he was hit by a car. The incident...

Wednesday, 28/07/21 - 8:14am Read More

Chief medical officer urges parents to register children for Covid vaccine

By Cate McCurry and Dominic McGrath, PA The State’s chief medical officer has urged parents of children aged 12 to...

Wednesday, 28/07/21 - 7:00am Read More

Gardaí investigate alleged rape of Defence Forces member at quarantine hotel

A criminal investigation has begun into the alleged rape of a member of the Defence Forces at a hotel used...

Wednesday, 28/07/21 - 6:45am Read More

Tokyo 2020: Bronze for Ireland in the women’s four final

The Irish women’s four of Aifric Keogh, Eimear Lambe, Fiona Murtagh and Emily Hegarty have won a bronze medal at...

Wednesday, 28/07/21 - 6:39am Read More

Waterford Sport

The Thurles Talking Points

Waterford’s midfield pairing of Peter Hogan (pictured) and man of the match Jamie Barron was one of the real differences between the teams on Saturday. Photos: Inpho. ENTERTAINMENT VALUE Saturday was a great day for hurling. Two All-Ireland SHC qualifiers,...

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Waterford U-15s to share Gaynor Shield title

The Waterford girls celebrate their win over Wexford in the Gaynor Cup semi-final at the WIT Arena back in October...

Tuesday, 27/07/21 - 1:17pm Read More

Daly to miss All-Ireland quarter-final

Waterford’s Iarlaith Daly looks set to miss this weekend’s All-Ireland SHC quarter-final clash with Tipperary with a quad injury. Photo:...

Tuesday, 27/07/21 - 12:57pm Read More

Venues and times released for All-Ireland SHC quarter-finals

Waterford’s Kieran Bennett and Jason Forde of Tipperary in action when the sides last met in the NHL in Walsh...

Monday, 26/07/21 - 2:34pm Read More

Tipperary up next for Waterford hurlers

Waterford’s John Mullane taking on the Tipperary defence during the Déise’s All-Ireland SHC semi-final win over the Premier in 2008....

Monday, 26/07/21 - 9:34am Read More

National Sport

Andy Murray’s bid for fourth Olympic medal ends in doubles defeat

By Eleanor Crooks, PA Tennis Correspondent, Tokyo Andy Murray’s bid for a fourth Olympic medal ended with a painful defeat in the men’s doubles alongside Joe Salisbury in the quarter-finals in Tokyo. The pair had raised expectations with two fine...

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Simone Biles withdraws from all-around gymnastics final after mental health concerns

By Mark Staniforth, PA Olympics Correspondent, Tokyo Simone Biles has decided to withdraw from Thursday’s women’s all-around final, USA Gymnastics...

Wednesday, 28/07/21 - 7:57am Read More

Football rumours: Decision imminent on Jack Grealish’s future

By PA Sport Staff What the papers say A decision on Jack Grealish‘s playing future will reportedly be made next...

Wednesday, 28/07/21 - 7:53am Read More

Olympics Day 5: Ireland wins first medal while Walker causes boxing upset

Ireland’s first medal of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games was secured in rowing on Wednesday morning as the superb Women’s...

Wednesday, 28/07/21 - 7:51am Read More

Simone Biles hints she may withdraw from Tokyo Olympic Games

By Mark Staniforth, PA Olympics Correspondent, Tokyo Simone Biles has suggested that she may withdraw from the remainder of the...

Tuesday, 27/07/21 - 8:24pm Read More

Well!

#YourFitness: Lesson Five – we are the result of our habits

Weekly column by fitness experts Adam Wright and Jacqui Watson for the Waterford News & Star, in association with Kingfisher Fitness Club   THE shape you are in right now is the result of your exercise and nutrition habits over...

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GREEN FINGERS: Supporting plants and other topical interests  

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   IN our small part of Ireland we are...

Tuesday, 27/07/21 - 2:43pm Read More

Dario Cavaliere’s Recipe of the Week: Ceviche

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

Tuesday, 27/07/21 - 2:40pm Read More
Well! – Waterford Entertainment

Job vacancies at Waterford company

  Jobs vacancies have arisen in Waterford company Heiton Buckley. See below for details on applying…     This is...

Monday, 26/07/21 - 5:31pm Read More

Fun in the Déise sun!

  News & Star photographer Joe Evans was out in sunny Tramore this week – these and loads more great...

Saturday, 24/07/21 - 11:38am Read More