Waterford News

Covid cases remain under 400 today

There have been no additional deaths related to COVID-19 today, while 394 confirmed cases were recorded, 6 of which were in Waterford. There has been a total of 4,785 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. There has now been a total...

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Hundreds opt for Covid-19 test at HSE walk-in centre

IN excess of 300 people opted to undergo a free Covid-19 test over the weekend at the “walk-in” test centre...

Monday, 12/04/21 - 3:31pm Read More

Council criticised for handling of busker advisory warning

WATERFORD City and County Council has come under sharp criticism for the way in which it handled the issuing of...

Monday, 12/04/21 - 12:41pm Read More

More than 150 lives saved by Search and Rescue effort

IN the 11 years since Waterford Marine Search and Rescue (WMSR) started their vital work, a phenomenal 150 lives or...

Monday, 12/04/21 - 10:17am Read More

Lowest number of cases since mid December

The Department of Health has recorded the lowest number of daily Covid cases since mid December today at 303. 2...

Sunday, 11/04/21 - 4:14pm Read More

Cases consistently under 500 this week

The Department of Health has recorded 455 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 14 additional deaths related to COVID-19. No county...

Saturday, 10/04/21 - 4:16pm Read More

Man who threw shopping basket at security guard avoids prison

  A MAN who received a barring order from the courts preventing him from going near his wife, broke the...

Saturday, 10/04/21 - 9:47am Read More

Waterford Entertainment

Turas Bóthair returns to TG4 on April 15

‘TURAS Bóthair’ returns to TG4 on Thursday, April 15 for a fourth series (partly filmed in pre-Covid times) featuring old and new faces alike. For the series, cars across Ireland are rigged with cameras allowing us to eavesdrop on what...

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Téada to feature on TG4’s ‘Comhluadar Ceoil’

‘COMHLUADAR Ceoil’, a new TG4 music series produced by Tyrone Productions (Sunday nights from 8:30pm), sees some of the best-known...

Tuesday, 23/03/21 - 5:32pm Read More

‘Réalta Agus Gaolta’ returns to TG4

TG4’s ‘Réalta Agus Gaolta’ is back as the show embarks on the search for Ireland’s most entertaining family. Whether your...

Monday, 01/03/21 - 3:38pm Read More

Views

Editorial: Henry and Rachael’s Grandest National

JUST when we thought the greatest year in the training career of Knockeen’s Henry de Bromhead couldn’t get any better, along came this afternoon’s Aintree Grand National. Saddled by the sensational Rachael Blackmore, the race’s first female winner, Minella Times...

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Fr Liam Power: Pope Francis is urging us to dream beyond the pandemic

WHO would have thought that we would have to spend another Easter in lockdown, another Easter without family gatherings with...

Friday, 09/04/21 - 1:23pm Read More

Catherine Drea: What lies beyond the lockdown?

WHAT kind of lockdown conversations are you having these days? Top of the list here was, “How demented are you...

Friday, 09/04/21 - 1:10pm Read More

DARREN SKELTON: Tom Petty & The Rulebreakers

THIS pandemic has evolved from the surreal to the absolute ridiculous. It’s like a post-apocalyptic situation where instead of turning...

Friday, 09/04/21 - 10:18am Read More

Phoenix: Waterford’s quest for further amenity

WE could paraphrase the sentiments of Gilbert and Sullivan by suggesting at the outset that “a planner’s life is not...

Thursday, 08/04/21 - 4:38pm Read More

National News

Vaccine rollout becoming ‘risk averse’ says UCC professor

Vivienne Clarke Professor of Immunovirology at University College Cork (UCC), Liam Fanning has called for increased orders of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to make up for the decision to limit the age groups that can receive the AstraZeneca jab....

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Almost 15,000 Covid jab appointments cancelled following Niac AstraZeneca advice

Michelle Devane and Cate McCurry, PA Up to 15,000 appointments for Covid-19 doses to be administered on Tuesday have been...

Tuesday, 13/04/21 - 7:12am Read More

‘Deep concern’ after burning car left on train track near Bellarena

John Besley, PA The North’s infrastructure minister said she is “deeply concerned” after a burning car was left on a...

Tuesday, 13/04/21 - 7:01am Read More

High Court to hear another legal challenge over mandatory quarantine

Mary Carolan A woman has taken a High Court action aimed at being permitted to leave mandatory hotel quarantine. The...

Tuesday, 13/04/21 - 6:30am Read More

Do not pressure staff to return to office, Varadkar tells employers

Sarah Mooney Employers should not pressure their staff to return to offices or workplaces as Covid-19 restrictions ease, the Tánaiste...

Tuesday, 13/04/21 - 6:00am Read More

Waterford Sport

Injury-time heartbreak for Blues in Ballybofey

Finn Harps’ Kosovar Sadiki and Kyle Ferguson of Waterford battling it out in their SSE Airtricity League Premier Division clash at Finn Park, Ballybofey this evening. Photo: INPHO/Evan Logan. SSE Airtricity Premier Division Dave Webster came back to haunt his...

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Henry de Bromhead trains first two home in the Aintree Grand National

Minella Times and Rachael Blackmore wining the Grand National at Aintree this afternoon. Henry de Bromhead’s incredible season just gets...

Saturday, 10/04/21 - 6:06pm Read More

Benfica friends gets Irish caps after 44 year wait

When Annette Doyle and Betty Maher (then O’Callaghan) took to the field for the Irish national women’s team in Newry...

Friday, 09/04/21 - 12:58pm Read More

Jim Fives a Tourin, Waterford and Galway star

The late Jim Fives with his medals at this Galway home. Jim Fives died a week before Christmas last year,...

Friday, 09/04/21 - 12:53pm Read More

GAA announce proposed 2021 Inter-County fixture schedule

The GAA have this afternoon announced their revised overview for the 2021 League and Championships campaign at inter-county and club...

Thursday, 08/04/21 - 5:11pm Read More

National Sport

Brighton and Everton play out scoreless draw

Brighton and Everton played out a scoreless draw this evening. Neither side were able to find a winner and a goalless draw edged Brighton seven points clear of the relegation zone, while Everton’s winless run extended to five matches in...

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Conor McGregor tells Dustin Poirier UFC 264 fight is off

James Cox Conor McGregor has claimed his UFC 264 trilogy bout against Dustin Poirier on July 10th is off. It...

Monday, 12/04/21 - 9:23pm Read More

Robinson scores as West Brom beat Saints to boost survival bid

By Nick Mashiter, PA Battling West Brom kept their slim survival hopes alive with a deserved 3-0 win over Southampton....

Monday, 12/04/21 - 8:26pm Read More

Aston Villa dealt Trezeguet blow as winger requires surgery on a knee injury

By Carl Markham, PA Aston Villa winger Trezeguet is likely to miss the rest of the season as he requires...

Monday, 12/04/21 - 8:05pm Read More

Wolves forward Pedro Neto out for the rest of the season due to knee injury

By Carl Markham, PA Wolves forward Pedro Neto will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury which...

Monday, 12/04/21 - 7:20pm Read More

Well!

On The Spot: Claire Purcell

Claire Purcell (25) is one of the newest members of the FAI Elite Referee Panel. Born and bred in Waterford, Claire was the first female official to referee a Junior Cup Final in Ozier Park and refereed the Senior Women’s...

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Waterford artists taking part in Incognito 2021 art exhibition

A total of 32 artists from Waterford are among the Who’s Who of Irish and international artists taking part in...

Wednesday, 07/04/21 - 1:37pm Read More

Green Fingers: Spring into gardening

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre THERE is a pent-up demand to spend time outdoors...

Tuesday, 06/04/21 - 2:39pm Read More
Well! – Waterford Entertainment

#YourFitness: Vegetables, sleep, stress and strength training

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

Tuesday, 06/04/21 - 2:36pm Read More

View from the Green Room: The amazing movie archive of Kilmac’s Andrew Kelly

  Scannáin Bhaile Andy (TG4, Wednesday, April 7, 8:30pm)   SISTERS RoseAnn and Catherine Foley, who originally lived beside where...

Tuesday, 06/04/21 - 2:28pm Read More