Waterford News

COVID-19 NUMBERS IN WATERFORD DROP BY ONE TO 152

As of midnight on Tuesday, June 2, the number of positive Covid-19 cases in Waterford has decreased by one to 152. Elsewhere in the South East, there are 339 cases in Kilkenny (+1), 213 in Wexford (no change), 539 in...

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IT Carlow President confident that regional ‘Tech Uni’ will be realised

“We have witnessed many voices articulate ill-informed views on the project.” The President of Carlow’s Institute of Technology (ITC) has...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 3:28pm Read More

Motorists line up for first bite of McDonald’s meal

Photo: Joe Evans MOTORISTS patiently waited in a long queue of cars on the Cork Road to get their first...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 3:09pm Read More

Brendan Bowyer: the star who never forgot his City of Music

“Brendan was a gentleman and a perfectionist.” “IN the 1980s, the Fringe Events Committee of the Light Opera Festival organised a...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 1:31pm Read More

No sentence reduction for man (42) who assaulted GP

AN appeal for a sentence reduction, on behalf of a 42-year-old man with 152 previous convictions, was refused by Judge...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 1:13pm Read More

Council return bins to the Copper Coast

WATERFORD Council have restored public bins to the Copper Coast following last week’s article where local sand artist Seán Corcoran...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 11:59am Read More

We’re Lovin’ it as McDonald’s reopens more drive-thrus

Waterford people are ‘Lovin’ it’ as McDonald’s Ireland released 20 more locations of stores that are to open their drive-thrus...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 11:01am Read More

Waterford Entertainment

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Brendan Bowyer – Our Hucklebuck Hero

Tramore: Pat McEvoy’s Laptop WE had all the records and someone was always playing them in the house. Kiss Me Quick…No More…I Ran All The Way Home…Bless You…Return to Sender…and, of course, the Hucklebuck. No. 1 in the Irish charts...

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The Book Nook: A Thousand Moons by Sebastian Barry

  SEBASTIAN Barry gives life, it really is as simple as that. In using his words, he fleshes out the...

Monday, 11/05/20 - 5:24pm Read More

Waterford pop-up film festival kicks off online this Friday

‘Waterford Made’, an online pop-up film festival, kicks off this Friday night at 8pm, showcasing a retrospective of local films...

Tuesday, 21/04/20 - 12:15pm Read More

Views

View From The Blue: ‘1992: The year it all changed’

I’VE been a journalist for 21 years and by God it’s been fun. I’m also just a few days away from my first anniversary with the Waterford News & Star, a move my friend Danny McGrath, now incredulously buried in...

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Editorial: Brendan Bowyer’s legacy will endure

WATERFORDIANS the world over have ‘done’ The Hucklebuck since Brendan Bowyer and The Royal Showband shot to the top of...

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 5:23pm Read More

PHOENIX: A technological university

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

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 4:22pm Read More

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Brendan Bowyer – Our Hucklebuck Hero

Tramore: Pat McEvoy’s Laptop WE had all the records and someone was always playing them in the house. Kiss Me...

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 12:50pm Read More

Catherine Drea: Things to do in a pandemic

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

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 11:57am Read More

National News

Simon Harris denies Fine Gael is trying to gauge potential outcome of second election

The Health Minister has denied Fine Gael is trying to gauge the potential outcome of a second election. Spreadsheets are circulating on social media which indicate the party could gain 24 seats if they return to the polls in August....

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The Lotto results are in…

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto jackpot, worth more than €4.5m. The numbers drawn were 20, 23, 26, 36,...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 9:20pm Read More

Dublin City Council opens book of condolence for George Floyd

By Steve Neville Dublin City Council has opened a book of condolence for George Floyd. Mr Floyd was killed when...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 6:40pm Read More

Covid-19: What will change in Phase 2 of lifting the lockdown – and what won’t

By Paul Hosford The government is expected to announce on Friday that it is moving to Phase 2 of Ireland’s...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 6:20pm Read More

Coronavirus: Three deaths with 47 new cases in Ireland

By Steve Neville Three more people with Covid-19 have died, officials said today. It brings the coronavirus death toll in...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 5:50pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Alan Reynolds looks set to leave RSC

Alan Reynolds. Photo: Noel Browne. The Waterford News & Star understands that Waterford FC manager, Alan Reynolds is set to leave the club in the coming days. We understand that he has agreed terms with Airtricity League Premier Division champions...

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City soccer club in hot water over Covid-19 breach

Waterford City soccer club, Johnville FC, have today apologised for a breach of Covid-19 FAI restrictions that took place at...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 4:00pm Read More

Shave or Dye raises over €16,000 in Bomber’s memory

Ian Galgey who organised the Shave or Dye in memory of the late Robert “Bomber” Bresnan and Pieta House is...

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Another famous Waterford footballer departs

The 1957 Waterford team that beat Kerry in the Munster SFC at Walsh Park, including Mick Prendergast (third from right...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 12:32pm Read More

1959 All-Ireland winners’ photo gets a new life

Larry Guinan and Frankie Walsh, 1959 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship winners with Waterford. “It’s almost as if you’re bringing them...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 11:29am Read More

National Sport

Naas confident it can lead successful racing return

By Tommy Lyons [timgcapimported=Naas race track being watered ahead of Racing returning on June 8th in Ireland following the lockdown due to Covid-19. Photo Healy Racing.]6619d982-1a4c-4613-969e-798db17daafa__df437e34-dcc3-4ca6-a9aa-27de1b12885f.jpg[/timgcapimported] Naas racecourse has been primed for the return of Irish racing on Monday afternoon...

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Well!

On the Spot with… Alex Gough

Alex Gough. Photo: Nicholas O’Donnell. Alex Gough is a 21-year-old drummer/ producer/ rapper from Waterford and about to start his final year in Cork School Of Music. His parents are Neil and Elaine and he’s the middle child of three,...

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VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Brendan Bowyer – Our Hucklebuck Hero

Tramore: Pat McEvoy’s Laptop WE had all the records and someone was always playing them in the house. Kiss Me...

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 12:50pm Read More

GREEN FINGERS: Be adaptable and willing to change

Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre WE have had one of the best spring seasons ever,...

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 11:46am Read More

#YourFitness: Why do home workouts have so many reps?

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

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 11:41am Read More

Dario Cavaliere’s Recipe of the Week: BBQ Kofta Kebab

Chef Dario Cavaliere writes a weekly food column for the Waterford News & Star   KOFTA kebabs are usually made...

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 11:34am Read More