Waterford News

Dervla Murphy: An adventurous life at the edge

Lismore writer, Dervla Murphy, dies at 90 PRESIDENT Michael D Higgins has paid tribute to lauded travel writer, Dervla Murphy, who has died at the age of 90. During her lifetime, she wrote extensively, totalling more than 25 books. The...

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Teagasc Kildalton 50th Anniversary Open Day  

KILDALTON College in South Kilkenny will hold a major open day on Saturday, June 25 this year.   On Wednesday, May...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 3:03pm Read More

Property: Architecturally designed Williamstown home  

  What: Four-bed detached  Where: Brookland, Williamstown, Co Waterford  How much: €695,000    BROOKLAND is a superb four-bed detached architect...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 2:59pm Read More

Veronica overwhelmed by good wishes as she closes Book Centre cafe

VERONICA’S CAFÉ upstairs in The Book Centre ceased business last Friday, May 21, having first opened its doors in May...

Sunday, 22/05/22 - 3:42pm Read More

Tramore Garda delivers life-saving CPR on roadside

ON Sunday, April 24, the Cardiac First Responders (CFR) service for Tramore was relaunched by the Order of Malta. The...

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Local MEP denied access to Gaza

Ireland South MEP Grace O’Sullivan. IN what’s been described as an ‘unprecedented diplomatic move’, a European Parliament delegation has called...

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Three plead guilty to drugs charges

THREE men pleaded guilty to possession of drugs for sale or supply when they were arraigned separately before Waterford Circuit...

Friday, 20/05/22 - 4:29pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

Chapterhouse trio of productions bound for Curraghmore!

Chapterhouse will stage its production of ‘Pride and Prejudice’ in the gardens of Curraghmore Estate on Saturday, June 26 (4pm). CHAPTERHOUSE Theatre Company is delighted to be returning Curraghmore Estate as part of its 2022 open-air theatre and concert tour....

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At the movies: A movie for Marvel fanatics

  REVIEW: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness – Two Stars   I AM someone who personally thinks that...

Tuesday, 17/05/22 - 5:18pm Read More

Book Nook: The ‘Marathon Man’ and his unending endurance

EVERY athlete has a personal reason, a why, something which focuses them and sustains their endurance. For Alan Corcoran, that...

Wednesday, 11/05/22 - 3:05pm Read More

Views

View From The Blue: Making the case for a quiet life

On the hazy horizon, beyond Grange and Cleaboy, stand the two wind turbines on the hill above my Portlaw homeplace.  ‘There are millionaires, I suspect, who’d trade it all for the peace of mind that I enjoy’  THERE’S nothing like...

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View from the Green Room: ‘Always believe in the magic!’

  REVIEW: Awful Auntie at Theatre Royal   6pm on The Mall and the smell and crackle of crisps, pop-corn...

Tuesday, 17/05/22 - 10:28pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Farts and flushes on the good ship Menopause

  REVIEW: Menopause the Musical 2 at Theatre Royal   WELL I was the only man at the 6pm showing...

Tuesday, 17/05/22 - 10:24pm Read More

Phoenix: Tiocfaidh ár lá?

Taoiseach Micheál Martin pictured with Minister of State, Mary Butler, TD, in 2016, when they promised 24/7 cardiac care to...

Tuesday, 17/05/22 - 5:14pm Read More

Fr Liam Power: What now for Northern Ireland?

A Question of Faith, Fr Liam Power’s Fortnightly Column   THE historic victory of Sinn Fein in the recent elections...

Tuesday, 17/05/22 - 5:05pm Read More

National News

Taoiseach and Dutch PM discuss ‘deep well of support’ over protocol issues

Cate McCurry and Jonathan McCambridge, PA Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said there is “a deep well of support from our partners across the world” for the EU and UK to come to a “joint, pragmatic solution” over the Northern Ireland...

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Troubles victims to protest at Westminster as legacy legislation debated

Gráinne Ní Aodha, PA The families of Troubles victims are due to travel to London on Tuesday to protest against...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 8:15pm Read More

Incidents of Oireachtas members sleeping in cars not widespread, says Taoiseach

Gráinne Ní Aodha, PA Incidents of TDs and Senators sleeping in their cars because they cannot get a hotel room...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 6:46pm Read More

Bankers dismiss Michael Lynn’s claim of secret deals on loans as ‘ludicrous’

Isabel Hayes A number of bankers have told the multi-million euro theft trial of former solicitor Michael Lynn that he...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 6:32pm Read More

Man sues HSE over alleged refusal to access community-based mental health services

High Court reporter A man with a history of mental health problems has brought a High Court challenge over the...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 6:13pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Power now believes he has to game to win a major after first top ten

Seamus Power (far right) pictured during a practice round for last week’s PGA Championship at Southern Hills with Padraig Harrington, Shane Lowry and Rory McIlroy. Waterford’s Seamus Power continued his brilliant season at the weekend with his first top ten...

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Another round robin ends on the rocks

Waterford’s Jack Prendergast attempts to gather a high ball at Cusack Park during the Deise’s defeat to Clare. Photo: ©INPHO/James...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 8:20am Read More

Villa are the FAI Junior Cup kings of Ireland

Adam Heaslip and his Villa team-mates celebrate after their club’s first ever FAI Junior Cup win over Pike Rovers in...

Sunday, 22/05/22 - 7:10pm Read More

Disastrous end to a Munster Championship to forget for Waterford

Mark Fitzgerald on his Waterford senior debut in action against Clare in Cusack Park in Ennis today. Photo: Inpho. After...

Sunday, 22/05/22 - 6:16pm Read More

Blues continue brilliant winning run away to Longford

SSE Airtricity First Division The brilliant winning run from Waterford FC over the last five games continued against Longford Town...

Saturday, 21/05/22 - 10:13pm Read More

National Sport

Drogheda best Shamrock Rovers, late Keogh goal sees Sligo past Derry

It was a night for the home crowds in the SSE Airtricity league with all bar one of the night’s five fixtures claimed by the hosts. At United Park, Drogheda United beat Shamrock Rovers 1-0 thanks to a first-half header...

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Rafael Nadal shrugs off injury problems to ease into French Open second round

Andy Sims, PA, Paris Rafael Nadal shrugged off his ongoing battle with injury after beginning his bid for a 14th...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 9:54pm Read More

Emma Raducanu survives scare to beat Linda Noskova in French Open first round

Andy Sims, PA, Paris Emma Raducanu narrowly avoided a taste of her own medicine after coming from a set down...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 9:53pm Read More

Four-time F1 world champion Sebastian Vettel has bag stolen in Barcelona

Philip Duncan, PA F1 Correspondent Sebastian Vettel has been subjected to a robbery after a bag belonging to the four-time...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 9:52pm Read More

Naomi Osaka may skip Wimbledon after tournament stripped of ranking points

By Andy Sims, PA, Paris Naomi Osaka is considering snubbing Wimbledon in the wake of the decision to strip the...

Monday, 23/05/22 - 2:55pm Read More

Well!

Free open-air recitals in Dungarvan and Lismore

The open air recitals in Lismore and Dungarvan are popular elements of the Blackwater Valley Opera Festival. Photo: Sean O’Riordan WITH just over a week to go until this year’s Blackwater Valley Opera Festival (BVOF), organisers are encouraging local community groups...

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Immrama Festival of Travel Writing makes welcome return

Author Michael Smith (of Tom Crean fame) will be among the many acclaimed writers taking to the Lismore Heritage Centre...

Friday, 20/05/22 - 3:21pm Read More

Well Said: Through the lens of Covid

Pictured at the launch of the Focus Ireland booklet, ‘Through the Lens of Covid 19’ were Devin Eamon Power (aged...

Thursday, 19/05/22 - 2:03pm Read More
Well! – Waterford Entertainment

On The Spot: Paul White

PAUL WHITE (29) is in ‘full steam ahead’ mode, having overhauled his career, lifestyle and mindset, and is now working...

Thursday, 19/05/22 - 2:00pm Read More

WATERFORD PHOTO GALLERY: Communions & Confirmations

  Waterford News & Star photographer Joe Evans captures First Communions & Confirmations across the city and county – these...

Tuesday, 17/05/22 - 10:37pm Read More