Waterford News

Nine month jail term suspended for defendant with history of illness

A woman described as having a history of illness had a nine-month prison sentence suspended for a period of two years by Judge Alice Doyle at the District Court appeals sitting of Waterford Circuit Criminal Court. Kathleen Ward, with an...

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Suitability for community service to be assessed

A DUNGARVAN man’s suitability for 200 hours of community service in lieu of a 12-month prison sentence will be assessed...

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Man’s reformed life since evading grip of ‘ne’er-do-wells’

A MAN, with 53 previous convictions, 42 of which were road traffic-related, had a five-month sentence for driving without insurance...

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Fair winds to ‘Mr RNLI’, Tom Purcell

TOM Purcell’s was a face known by thousands across Waterford, her neighbouring counties and throughout the country for that matter....

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Beef plan chair wary of numbers at talks

THE Beef Plan Movement’s Waterford Chairperson has given a cautious welcome to the talks convened on Monday between the Government,...

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Waterford Entertainment

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Tramore artists cherish the light

Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star REVIEW: Church Rd. Tramore: Tramore Art Exhibition   IF you’re going to invite a local celeb to open your annual art exhibition, then it’s dead handy if you...

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VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Pontoon over troubled waters

Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   REVIEW: Theatre Royal: Simon & Garfunkel Through...

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VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Countdown hits the Déise

Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   REVIEW: Carbally Community Centre, Ballymacaw: Countdown Convention...

Thursday, 08/08/19 - 7:29am Read More

Views

CATHERINE DREA: At what point will you panic

As I See It: Catherine Drea’s fortnightly column for the Waterford News & Star   I WAS cleaning windows. Rarely happens. In every corner there was a spider’s web. These days every time I see a spider, or any kind...

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ROSE KEATING: Understanding each other

  Rose Keating’s weekly column as published in the Waterford News & Star’s Well! magazine   DO you think you...

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FR LIAM POWER: Dialogue between science and religion

A Question of Faith, Fr Liam Power’s Fortnightly Column   IT is customary in the popular press and other media...

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VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Tramore artists cherish the light

Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star REVIEW: Church Rd. Tramore: Tramore Art Exhibition  ...

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EDITORIAL: Health system’s deficiency in communication

TWO stories in this week’s edition highlight a deficiency in our health system that is rarely highlighted – its inability...

Wednesday, 14/08/19 - 7:30am Read More

National News

Three hospitalised following serious crash in Monaghan

Three people have been taken to hospital following a serious collision involving two cars in County Monaghan. The collision occurred on the R179 at Corduffkelly near Carrickmacross at around 5pm. The driver of one of the vehicles, a woman in...

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No winner of €10.7m Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto jackpot. The jackpot was worth €10,712,324. The numbers drawn were 1, 15, 16,...

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Over 7,500 children waiting more than a year for occupational therapy assessment

Margaret Murphy O’Mahony There has been no progress on Children’s Disability Network Teams over the last three years, according to...

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Recently uncovered love letter reveals director’s ‘schoolboy crush’ on Maureen O’Hara

On what would have been Maureen O’Hara’s 99th birthday, a recently discovered love letter to the star has been revealed....

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Greens accuse Shane Ross of ‘attack-dog politics’ after video about electric cars

Transport Minister Shane Ross has been accused of “attack-dog politics” over a video he posted about his new electric car....

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Waterford Sport

Your Last Chance to enter our 2019 Fantasy Golf Challenge

Our 21st Fantasy Golf Challenge is about to kick off and we need you to get involved. If you do you can win a weekly prize of Green Fees for the fabulous Faithlegg Golf Club or the overall prize of...

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Waterford team wheels up for Race Around Ireland

An eight-strong team of Waterford cyclists is busily preparing to hit the road ahead of the 2150 kilometre ultra-cycling Race...

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“We need to start winning games again” – Slevin

Rob Slevin cuts out the danger ahead of Derry City’s Darren Cole in the Brandywell. After putting in an excellent...

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Houghton launches Football Exhibition at City Hall

Republic of Ireland legend Ray Houghton with, from left, Theo Kelly, age 10, James Farrell, age 9, and Rory Farrell,...

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Champs face tricky start as junior fixtures revealed

Hibs captain Mark O’Keeffe and Hibs Premier League Manager Matthew Billingham with the Premier League trophy last April. Hibs begin...

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National Sport

European wrap: Gareth Bale shines as Real Madrid start LaLiga with a win

Gareth Bale continued his swift change in fortunes at Real Madrid by starting his side’s first game of the season at Celta Vigo – and inspiring Zinedine Zidane’s men to a 3-1 win. The Welshman looked set to leave the...

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Celtic sign Republic of Ireland Under-19 forward Afolabi

Celtic have signed Republic of Ireland Under-19 international Jonathan Afolabi. The 19-year-old was at Celtic Park to watch his new...

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France thrash Scotland in Nice

[score] [team1]France[/team1][score1]32[/score1] [team2]Scotland[/team2][score2]3[/score2] [/score] Scotland’s World Cup preparations got off to a nightmare start as they were crushed 32-3 by...

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Italy score 85 points in World Cup warm-up win over Russia

Picture: Donall Farmer/PA Wire [score] [team1]Italy[/team1][score1]85[/score1] [team2]Russia[/team2][score2]15[/score2] [/score] Italy racked up the second-highest points tally in their history as they...

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Rebels’ reign comes to an end as Galway emerge victorious

Pictures: INPHO/Ryan Byrne [score] [team1]Galway[/team1][score1]0-14[/score1] [team2]Cork[/team2][score2]1-10[/score2] [/score] Galway produced a performance of real steel to match their talent to return...

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Well!

MORRISSEY’S PEOPLE: The unsung hero

This article featured in the July 11, 2017 edition. ON Friday last, Michael Walsh arrived at work prepared for a 12-hour day. Stepping into the Regional Sports Centre, Waterford FC’s kit man carries out an array of tasks on match...

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#YOURFITNESS: Postnatal and feeling wonderful

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

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GREEN FINGERS: Our love of blueberries

Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   THE blueberry is a relatively recent addition to the...

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Well! – Waterford Entertainment

THE BOOK NOOK: Looker by Laura Sims

Dymphna Nugent’s weekly book review for the Waterford News & Star in conjunction with The Book Centre, John Roberts Square...

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ROSE KEATING: Understanding each other

  Rose Keating’s weekly column as published in the Waterford News & Star’s Well! magazine   DO you think you...

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