Waterford News

UHW Theatres to close for the summer

PATIENTS and hospital staff alike have reacted angrily to the news that University Hospital Waterford’s theatre services will close – due to budget reasons – for four weeks this summer from July 22 to August 19. This is despite the...

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One4All Vouchers up for grabs

AT THE Waterford News & Star, we are seeking to better understand our reader’s thoughts with regard to their property...

Friday, 17/05/19 - 3:58pm Read More

Campaign highlights disability parking difficulties in Waterford city

WHEELCHAIRS were placed in a number of car parking spaces in the city last week to highlight the frustrations people...

Thursday, 16/05/19 - 11:57pm Read More

Noah’s wish to walk reaches €100k target

THE parents of Noah Sullivan can now imagine him being able to walk down the streets of Waterford in the...

Wednesday, 15/05/19 - 2:19pm Read More

Convicted of child sex assault but no punishment

A MAN who pleaded guilty to sexual assault of a young boy in Splashworld in 1993 has avoided any significant...

Wednesday, 15/05/19 - 11:17am Read More

Waterford Entertainment

The Ard Rí of Waterford

“I love talking to people,” affirms Decies Avenue resident Leonard Rochford, although after three minutes of conversation this was already obvious. “I built a career on it,” the former Ard Ri worker tells me speaking about his time in the...

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An only child but never lonely

“I HATE going into town,” city woman Noeleen Giles states affirmatively after entering Lisduggan Shopping Centre for her daily visit....

Wednesday, 08/05/19 - 4:58pm Read More

A pair of them in it

“YOU look like a bit of a weirdo” advises Belvedere Manor woman Christina Barden after agreeing to an impromptu interview...

Thursday, 18/04/19 - 5:41pm Read More

National News

Ian Bailey in a ‘living nightmare’ and will not attend ‘show trial’ in France, says his solicitor

Ian Bailey’s solicitor, Frank Buttimer, has said Mr Bailey will not be attending the trial in France for Sophie Du Plantier’s murder. Mr Buttimer, who was interviewed on RTÉ radio this morning, said Mr Bailey was in a “living nightmare”,...

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Majority of public would support ban on unvaccinated children attending school

File photo A poll has shown that 70% of the Irish public is in favour of a ban on unvaccinated...

Sunday, 19/05/19 - 12:45pm Read More

‘Luckiest county’ sees another Lotto jackpot

File photo The National Lottery is appealing to its Lotto players in Co Louth to check their tickets this morning...

Sunday, 19/05/19 - 10:55am Read More

Search for Seamus Lawless suspended until late next week

Seamus Lawless The search for the Wicklow man missing on Mount Everest won’t resume until late next week. Trinity college...

Sunday, 19/05/19 - 10:05am Read More

‘Piecemeal interventions won’t do it’ – SF blast Govt as over €1bn spent on buying privately built homes

Sinn Féin Leader Mary Lou McDonald Sinn Féin Leader Mary Lou McDonald has said that the government doesn’t seem to...

Sunday, 19/05/19 - 8:45am Read More

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Here is how the rest of the weekend’s hurling finished

Meath cemented their status as clear favourites for the Christy Ring Cup on Saturday afternoon when they crushed 2018 champions Kildare in Newbridge on Saturday, with 0-16 from Jack Regan and two goals from Eamonn Ó’Donnacadh providing the backbone to...

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Here is how you can buy tickets for the EURO 2020 Championships

UEFA has said a record three million tickets will be available for fans for EURO 2020. The association has unveiled...

Sunday, 19/05/19 - 6:55pm Read More

Down and Armagh need extra time to settle Ulster Championship quarter-final

[score] [team1]Down[/team1][score1]3-13[/score1] [team2]Armagh [/team2][score2]2-17[/score2] [/score] Kieran McGeeney savoured his first Ulster Championship victory in five seasons as Armagh manager as...

Sunday, 19/05/19 - 6:55pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Waterford Schoolboy Football League clubs reject move to summer soccer

The Villa squad celebrate their win over Gorey Rangers in the SFAI U-14 Regional Cup Final at Graun Park on Saturday last. At a special delegate meeting at the Woodlands Hotel last night (Wednesday) the clubs of the WSFL rejected...

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Home matches essential in Fanning’s masterplan

Since he took the job Paraic Fanning has always said that he wanted his team to play their home matches...

Tuesday, 07/05/19 - 5:31pm Read More

Brilliant Blues destroy Saints with super second-half show

Izzy Akinade, Zack Elbouzedi and Aaron Drinan celebrating thre points and three goals against St. Pats at Richmond Park on...

Tuesday, 07/05/19 - 5:28pm Read More

“We are the best of friends”

Garda O’Neill, of Clontarf Garda Station, with members of the winning Waterford squad after their Lidl Ladies National Football League...

Tuesday, 07/05/19 - 5:12pm Read More

Whelan representing Ireland in Japan

Ferrybank AC’s Niamh Whelan is on the Irish team at the World Relay Championships in Yokohama in Japan this weekend....

Tuesday, 07/05/19 - 5:06pm Read More

National Sport

Here is how the rest of the weekend’s hurling finished

Meath cemented their status as clear favourites for the Christy Ring Cup on Saturday afternoon when they crushed 2018 champions Kildare in Newbridge on Saturday, with 0-16 from Jack Regan and two goals from Eamonn Ó’Donnacadh providing the backbone to...

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Here is how you can buy tickets for the EURO 2020 Championships

UEFA has said a record three million tickets will be available for fans for EURO 2020. The association has unveiled...

Sunday, 19/05/19 - 6:55pm Read More

Down and Armagh need extra time to settle Ulster Championship quarter-final

[score] [team1]Down[/team1][score1]3-13[/score1] [team2]Armagh [/team2][score2]2-17[/score2] [/score] Kieran McGeeney savoured his first Ulster Championship victory in five seasons as Armagh manager as...

Sunday, 19/05/19 - 6:55pm Read More

Pictures: Celtic collect eighth Premiership title in a row

Mikey Johnston helped Celtic draw down the curtain on an eighth successive Ladbrokes Premiership title-winning season with a double in...

Sunday, 19/05/19 - 6:35pm Read More

Late, late Sean Moran goal secures draw for Dubs against Wexford

[score] [team1]Dublin [/team1][score1]1-22[/score1] [team2]Wexford[/team2][score2]2-19[/score2] [/score] Dublin defender Sean Moran proved to be a last-action hero yet again for boss Mattie...

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