Waterford News

Drunk drivers getting off scot-free

A MEMBER of Waterford Gardaí had no choice but to release five drunk drivers in the past fortnight because he could not get a GP to take a blood sample from the drivers within the mandatory three hour period. In...

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Locals’ show of support for The Haven

A GROUP of approximately 50-70 people – calling themselves “Friends of Dunmore East” – held a peaceful protest outside City...

Thursday, 17/10/19 - 9:33am Read More

Staff levels probed as housing delays continue

FINE Gael Councillor John Cummins quizzed the Council’s housing department at last week’s Plenary Meeting about their staffing levels. “Is...

Thursday, 17/10/19 - 9:30am Read More

Cummins probes ‘protection money’

AT last week’s Plenary Council Meeting, Fine Gael Councillor John Cummins challenged Housing Director Ivan Grimes about an issue, which...

Thursday, 17/10/19 - 9:27am Read More

New bye-laws crack down on buskers and preachers

AT last week’s Plenary Council Meeting, Councillors finalised the relatively contentious Parks, Playgrounds and Open Spaces bye-laws for 2019. Most...

Thursday, 17/10/19 - 9:21am Read More

Waterford Entertainment

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Death on the North Wharf

Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   REVIEW: Jetty Stars at Garter Lane   ‘JETTY Stars’ makes for an uncomfortable night’s viewing.  A gritty piece of drama, this 90 minutes of powerful theatre is...

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VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Chicago at Garter Lane

  Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   REVIEW: Jack Cunningham Productions’ Chicago  ...

Thursday, 03/10/19 - 5:41pm Read More

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Stellar Stella at the Theatre Royal

  Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   REVIEW: Killing Stella at Theatre Royal...

Wednesday, 25/09/19 - 5:21pm Read More

Views

MUM’S THE WORD: A Crying Shame

  Aideen Glynn’s weekly column as published in the Waterford News & Star Well! magazine   ARE the female species biologically predisposed to cry, weep and bawl more than our male counterparts or is this a total myth engineered by...

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TIME OUT WITH TIMMY: Where are we going?

  Timmy Ryan’s weekly column for the Waterford News & Star   ARE we all just losing the run of...

Tuesday, 15/10/19 - 2:17pm Read More

EDITORIAL: AN OBSTACLE TO ENFORCING THE LAW

GARDAÍ and the Road Safety Authority have been at pains to make our roads safer. High profile publicity campaigns –...

Tuesday, 15/10/19 - 2:05pm Read More

PHOENIX: Swimming against the tide

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

Tuesday, 15/10/19 - 1:58pm Read More

FR LIAM POWER: Asylum seekers deserve better

  A Question of Faith, Fr Liam Power’s Fortnightly Column SUNDAY, September 20 was designated as a ‘World Day of...

Friday, 11/10/19 - 5:15pm Read More

National News

Man due in court following assault in Cork

A man is due in court this morning following a serious assault in Cork earlier this month. It happened on North Main Street on October 1, when a 41-year-old man was approached and stabbed a number of times. Gardaí carried...

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‘No beds outside Dublin’ for brain injury survivors

By Catherine Shanahan Brain Injury Ireland CEO Barbara O’Connell. Picture: Gareth Chaney Collins Young brain injury survivors are left languishing...

Thursday, 17/10/19 - 5:25am Read More

22 people arrested during planned searches in Kilkenny and Carlow

22 people have been arrested as part of a crime investigation in counties Kilkenny and Carlow. A number of planned...

Wednesday, 16/10/19 - 11:00pm Read More

Fears over UK Government commitment to Northern Ireland abortion reforms

By Press Association Abortion reforms in Northern Ireland risk being slowly unpicked by UK ministers, the House of Commons has...

Wednesday, 16/10/19 - 10:20pm Read More

No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto jackpot, worth just over €4.4m. The numbers drawn were 7, 14, 17, 23,...

Wednesday, 16/10/19 - 9:30pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Well Said! Liam Cuddihy on cancer, recovery & the joy of exercise

A SENSE of gratitude modestly exudes from Liam Cuddihy. Kitted out in his brilliantly orange Run For Life tee-shirt over a cuppa at the WIT Arena 11 days prior to the annual 10K fundraiser, the Belvedere Drive native stoically spoke...

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Gunners just won’t relinquish the News & Star Cup

Sports Editor of the Waterford News & Star, Ger Lawton presenting the new News & Star Cup to Co. Board...

Tuesday, 15/10/19 - 4:49pm Read More

“You can’t beat this feeling” – Mahony

Ballygunner joint captains Philip Mahony and Conor Power lift the News and Star cup presented by Co. Board Chairman Paddy...

Tuesday, 15/10/19 - 4:42pm Read More

One-way traffic as Gailltír go back to back

The victorious Gailltír team celebrate after they defeated Cappoquin in the Co. Senior Final at the WIT Arena. Photo: Noel...

Tuesday, 15/10/19 - 4:39pm Read More

Reaction to the non selection of former All-Stars over the top

Passage defender, Noel Connors. Photos: Inpho. The appointment of former Tipperary hurler and All-Ireland winning minor, U-20 and U-21 manager...

Tuesday, 15/10/19 - 4:36pm Read More

National Sport

#RWC2019 Quarter-finals: Match previews and team stats

The top eight teams in the world rankings will contest the World Cup quarter-finals in Japan this weekend. Here, we look at the head-to-head records, player and team stats, and the sides’ Rugby World Cup pedigree in four handy graphics....

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Ireland’s Shannon McCurley wins silver at European Track Championships

Photo: Drew Kaplan Ireland’s Shannon McCurley has won a silver medal in the scratch race on day 1 of the...

Wednesday, 16/10/19 - 10:50pm Read More

Japan success set to rock world rugby order

By Simon Lewis Whether or not Japan, the Brave Blossoms, continue to defy the odds, in this Sunday’s World Cup...

Wednesday, 16/10/19 - 10:00pm Read More

Magnetism of hosts leaves South Africa in the shade

By Brendan O’Brien Japan’s No. 8 Amanaki Mafi gets airborne during gym training in Tokyo yesterday. Picture: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images...

Wednesday, 16/10/19 - 9:50pm Read More

La Liga seek to move El Clasico amid Catalonia protests

[timgcap=Police charge against demonstrators during clashes outside El Prat airport in Barcelona on Monday. Picture: AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti]CataloniaProtestsOct2019Police_large.jpg[/timg] La Liga...

Wednesday, 16/10/19 - 3:15pm Read More

Well!

Well Said! Liam Cuddihy on cancer, recovery & the joy of exercise

A SENSE of gratitude modestly exudes from Liam Cuddihy. Kitted out in his brilliantly orange Run For Life tee-shirt over a cuppa at the WIT Arena 11 days prior to the annual 10K fundraiser, the Belvedere Drive native stoically spoke...

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MUM’S THE WORD: A Crying Shame

  Aideen Glynn’s weekly column as published in the Waterford News & Star Well! magazine   ARE the female species...

Tuesday, 15/10/19 - 2:27pm Read More

GAULTIER HERITAGE RAMBLES: Bóithrín na mBan Gorm

  Ray McGrath’s weekly ramble in conjunction with the Barony of Gaultier Historical Society, as published in the Waterford News...

Tuesday, 15/10/19 - 2:23pm Read More

#YOURFITNESS: Common questions I get asked as a female trainer

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

Friday, 11/10/19 - 5:04pm Read More

GREEN FINGERS: Enjoy gardening without being a gardener

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   AS anyone who is involved in outdoor activities...

Friday, 11/10/19 - 4:56pm Read More