Waterford News

The most understaffed hospital in the country

 *This story appeared on the front page of last week’s edition UNIVERSITY Hospital Waterford is the most understaffed large hospital in the country, according to information obtained by the Waterford News & Star from the HSE. The below figures highlight,...

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BOOK PROFESSOR COMPETITION!

  The Book Professor at The Book Centre 25 John Roberts Square, Waterford   CHRISTMAS is all about magic. There...

Friday, 06/12/19 - 3:20pm Read More

Cycle on the Waterford Greenway with Santa & his helpers

Waterford Greenway will become a Sea of Red for this Dungarvan Aglow event. On Sunday, 8th December 2019 Santa & his helpers...

Friday, 06/12/19 - 10:11am Read More

Eight migrants found on ship in Waterford deported from Ireland

The eight men who were discovered hiding on a bulk cargo ship in Waterford yesterday have been deported to the...

Thursday, 05/12/19 - 9:30pm Read More

Containers x-rayed at Port

GIVEN its standing as an international Port, containers have been x-rayed at the Port of Waterford by An Gardaí Síochána...

Wednesday, 04/12/19 - 10:15pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

BOOK PROFESSOR COMPETITION!

  The Book Professor at The Book Centre 25 John Roberts Square, Waterford   CHRISTMAS is all about magic. There are few things more magical than a stack of new books and a realm of possibility within their pages. The...

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View from the Green Room: The Bockety World of Henry and Bucket

  Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   THERE’S nothing like a children’s play...

Tuesday, 03/12/19 - 10:06am Read More

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

Views

Opinion: Honour the dead by living in the now

NOVEMBER is the traditional month in which Catholics honour their dead. In Mexico, the first two days of the month (All Saints Day and All Souls Day) are marked by the ‘Día de Muertos’ (Day of the Dead) celebration, in...

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MUM’S THE WORD: Living for the weekend

Aideen Glynn’s weekly column as published in the Waterford News & Star Well! magazine   AND so it begins. The...

Tuesday, 03/12/19 - 10:17am Read More

CATHERINE DREA: Embracing International Men’s Day

  As I See It: Catherine Drea’s fortnightly column for the Waterford News & Star   IT was International Men’s...

Tuesday, 03/12/19 - 10:11am Read More

View from the Green Room: The Bockety World of Henry and Bucket

  Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   THERE’S nothing like a children’s play...

Tuesday, 03/12/19 - 10:06am Read More

The Book Nook with Dymphna Nugent

  Book Review: Akin by Emma Donoghue IT’S hard to read a new novel by Emma Donoghue and not make...

Tuesday, 26/11/19 - 8:30pm Read More

National News

Man escapes with sum of money as cash-in-transit van robbed in Dublin

A man, believed to have been armed with a gun, has made off with a box of money after robbing a cash-in-transit van in Dublin. The robbery happened at Cornmarket in Dublin 8 at around 5.20am this morning. A man...

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Met Éireann warns of ‘strong winds and very gusty conditions’

Met Éireann is warning of strong winds and very gusty conditions across the country today. The forecaster has issued a...

Tuesday, 10/12/19 - 7:25am Read More

Navy ‘lost in the dark’ in securing cable network

By Cormac O’Keeffe The naval service is “lost in the dark” in trying to protect critical national infrastructure in Irish...

Tuesday, 10/12/19 - 5:35am Read More

Virgin Media staff vote ‘overwhelmingly’ for industrial action over job cuts

Staff at Virgin Media Ireland could go on strike after voting in favour of industrial action over job cuts. The...

Monday, 09/12/19 - 7:45pm Read More

Here are Ireland’s county councils ranked according to transparency, accountability and ethics

Two Dublin local authorities have been ranked the most transparent in the country, according to the National Integrity Index. Westmeath...

Monday, 09/12/19 - 6:45pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Blues set to unveil 2020 home jersey this weekend

Waterford FC are expected to announce news regarding the current manager situation and the possibility of new signings over the coming days before the club unveils the brand-new home jersey for the 2020 season, which will go on sale on...

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Wildcats welcome Brunell on Saturday night after cup exit

Wildcats’ head coach, Jillian Hayes, will be hoping her side can continue their good league form at home to Brunell...

Thursday, 05/12/19 - 10:34am Read More

Ferrybank beat champs to stay in Premier control

Ferrybank winger Ethan Phelan on the attack against Hibs in the Premier League at Mitchell Kennedy Park on Sunday. Photo:...

Thursday, 05/12/19 - 10:25am Read More

Waterford News & Star team of the 2019 Co. SFC

Conor Murray (Rathgormack) is centre-forward on our team of the 2019 Co. SFC and also our player of the championship. ...

Thursday, 05/12/19 - 10:19am Read More

From the Mourne county to Touraneena

St Mary’s joint captains Denis Coffey and Brendan McGourty celebrate with the cup after their win over Ballydurn. Photo: Maurice...

Thursday, 05/12/19 - 10:12am Read More

National Sport

Tipperary county board secretary advocates for club-only weekends during inter-county season

By Eoghan Cormican Tipperary county board secretary Tim Floyd is in favour of club-only weekends being built into the inter-county summer season. In his report to next Monday’s convention, the Tipperary secretary notes that club players are becoming increasingly frustrated...

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Arsenal fight back as Freddie Ljungberg celebrates first win at West Ham

By Press Association Arsenal hit three quickfire goals to seal a 3-1 comeback victory at West Ham and end a...

Monday, 09/12/19 - 10:25pm Read More

USGA and R&A to modernise rules for amateur golfers

By Press Association The United States Golf Association and the R&A are conducting a review in order to modernise the...

Monday, 09/12/19 - 5:25pm Read More

Banned from international sport: What has Russia done now? What does it mean? And what happens next?

By Press Association Russia has been handed a four-year ban from major international sporting events after being found guilty of...

Monday, 09/12/19 - 4:00pm Read More

Cheltenham hero Sizing John set to return after two-year absence

By Press Association Jessica Harrington’s 2017 Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Sizing John is set to make his return from a...

Monday, 09/12/19 - 12:55pm Read More

Well!

BOOK PROFESSOR COMPETITION!

  The Book Professor at The Book Centre 25 John Roberts Square, Waterford   CHRISTMAS is all about magic. There are few things more magical than a stack of new books and a realm of possibility within their pages. The...

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GREEN FINGERS: Countdown to the festive season

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   WE never seem to have enough Christmas decorations,...

Tuesday, 03/12/19 - 10:20am Read More

MUM’S THE WORD: Living for the weekend

Aideen Glynn’s weekly column as published in the Waterford News & Star Well! magazine   AND so it begins. The...

Tuesday, 03/12/19 - 10:17am Read More

Well Said! Deisemen grateful for a ‘home away from home’

THE INAUGURAL Waterford Men’s Shed Showcase, held at the Butler Centre on Wednesday last, drew members from across the city...

Thursday, 28/11/19 - 7:00pm Read More

The Book Nook with Dymphna Nugent

  Book Review: Akin by Emma Donoghue IT’S hard to read a new novel by Emma Donoghue and not make...

Tuesday, 26/11/19 - 8:30pm Read More