Waterford News

Search for Brian continues

COAST Guard teams from Dunmore East, Tramore and Bonmahon have been putting everything into their search for local man Brian Kinsella (29) who is missing since November 17. Since the initial tasking, the Coast Guard have clocked up in excess...

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Ballybeg house raided as part of Operation Thor

WATERFORD Gardai’s Detective Unit, assisted by neighbouring Garda Districts conducted a number of significant searches last Wednesday, Thursday as part...

Sunday, 05/12/21 - 2:57pm Read More

It’s all in the gut, RTE show explains…

WHETHER it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner, a takeaway or a meal made from scratch, the food we eat is a...

Sunday, 05/12/21 - 12:02pm Read More

WATERFORD NEWS & STAR Christmas Supplement 1991

Saturday, 04/12/21 - 12:07pm Read More

Ending transport of unweaned calves from Ireland “would be disastrous”

THE passing of recommendations which may end the transport of unweaned animals from Ireland would represent “an unmitigated disaster for...

Saturday, 04/12/21 - 10:16am Read More

New Christmas video will move you – and it’s set in Waterford

A NEW Christmas video, released on Friday night is already being called the “best one yet” in 2021. The video,...

Saturday, 04/12/21 - 9:15am Read More

It’s a “logistical nightmare”

NEW measures announced by Taoiseach Micheál Martin this evening have been labelled a “logistical nightmare” by a local theatre producer. The...

Friday, 03/12/21 - 7:40pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

View From The Green Room: Scattering The Ashes

WLR: Mid-Term Break (Imagine Arts Festival) THERE’S an arc to all love stories. Couples meet, fall in love, circumstances and misunderstandings intervene, lovers move apart, meet and reconcile – and live happily ever after. Local playwright Noel Kelly’s interest lies...

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View From The Green Room: Trystin’ The Night Away

Theatre Royal: The Iron Annie Cabaret THE Iron Annie Cabaret rocked up to The Mall with a show that is...

Tuesday, 09/11/21 - 1:34am Read More

Spokes Poetry Night returns on November 19

THE SPOKES open mic and poetry night makes a welcome return to Phil Grimes’s Pub in Johnstown on Friday, November 19...

Monday, 08/11/21 - 6:56pm Read More

Views

View from the Green Room: Eric Sweeney remembered

  Christ Church Cathedral: Celebrating Eric Sweeney   ERIC Sweeney – composer, performer, teacher and friend – was a modest man of immense musical talent whose contribution to the arts in Waterford was truly outstanding. Sadly Eric passed away on...

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Activism works. I should know.

By Grace O’Sullivan MEP (Green Party, Ireland South) I CAME into the political arena very reluctantly. It all started with...

Saturday, 04/12/21 - 9:57am Read More

DARREN SKELTON: Bring the magic back

I REMEMBER it like it was yesterday. Creeping downstairs in the still of the very early morning, hoping to not...

Wednesday, 01/12/21 - 9:53am Read More

Fr Liam Power: Aodhain O’Riordain’s ‘Let’s Get Them Out’ speech

Aodhán O’Riordain, Labour TD, spokesperson on Education, Enterprise and Trade A Question of Faith, Fr Liam Power’s Fortnightly Column  ...

Tuesday, 30/11/21 - 4:12pm Read More

PHOENIX: Into the abyss?

WIT’s Cork Road campus The Phoenix opinion column has been running in the Waterford News & Star for more than...

Tuesday, 30/11/21 - 2:25pm Read More

National News

Capacity restriction for events the ‘worst case scenario’, says industry representative

Vivienne Clarke The co-founder of the Event Industry Association of Ireland, Elaine O’Connor has described the 50 per cent capacity restriction for events as the “worst case scenario.” It has been a “very long” year and a half for the...

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Varadkar under fire after trying to ‘distance’ himself from restrictions decision

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has come under fire within Cabinet after trying to “distance himself” from the decision to introduce further...

Monday, 06/12/21 - 8:13am Read More

Public warned not to make unnecessary journeys during Storm Barra

Vivienne Clarke Met Éireann has warned the public not to make unnecessary journeys on Tuesday and Wednesday when Storm Barra...

Monday, 06/12/21 - 7:49am Read More

People in their 50s to get booster jabs earlier than expected

Updated at 8:50 am People in their 50s are expected to hear they will get their Covid-19 booster jab early...

Monday, 06/12/21 - 7:09am Read More

Stormont Assembly to debate ban on hunting with dogs in Northern Ireland

By Rebecca Black, PA Stormont MLAs are set to debate whether to ban hunting with dogs in Northern Ireland. The...

Monday, 06/12/21 - 6:29am Read More

Waterford Sport

Portlaw open Munster campaign in Tipp

The Portlaw players and mentors celebrate their victory over Dungarvan in the Co. Intermediate Football Final at the Gold Coast Resort. They are in Tipperary on Saturday in Munster Club action. Photo: Sean Byrne. Saturday Next Munster Club I.F.C. in...

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Nire to face strong Limerick opposition in Munster opener

The Nire players celebrating their win over Rathgormack in the Waterford Co. SFC final in Fraher Field. Tomorrow they travel...

Friday, 03/12/21 - 1:59pm Read More

Waterford ready to face Cork challenge head on

The 2021 Kennedy Cup squad are one win away from a final appearance. Photo: Paul Elliott. SFAI National Kennedy Cup...

Friday, 03/12/21 - 1:48pm Read More

Reynolds named assistant manager at Derry

Alan Reynolds after being announced as Derry City’s new assistant manager at the Brandywell. Photo: Derry City FC. Former Waterford...

Friday, 03/12/21 - 9:46am Read More

Forrest eager to lead Blues back to Premier Promised Land

Waterford FC owner Richard Forrest has reassured fans that he remains focussed on leading the club back to the SSE...

Thursday, 02/12/21 - 11:10pm Read More

National Sport

Mohamed Salah frustrated by Liverpool contract talks

By PA Sport Staff Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah wants to stay with the club but is becoming frustrated by talks over a contract extension, reports the Liverpool Echo. Salah’s deal expires in 2023. Southampton wants to sign former Argentina goalkeeper...

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Collin Morikawa throws away big lead as Viktor Hovland wins Hero World Challenge

By Phil Casey, PA Golf Correspondent Collin Morikawa squandered a five-shot lead and the chance to become world number one...

Sunday, 05/12/21 - 10:01pm Read More

GAA Club wrap: Naas and Kilmacud Crokes advance to semi-finals

Digital Desk Staff Wexford champions Shelmaliers, Naas of Kildare, Dublin’s Kilmacud Crokes and Portarlington of Laois all booked their places...

Sunday, 05/12/21 - 9:27pm Read More

Lewis Hamilton seals amazing win in Saudi Arabia to go level with Max Verstappen

By Mark Mann-Bryans, Jeddah Lewis Hamilton took an incredible victory in an action-packed inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix to draw...

Sunday, 05/12/21 - 8:57pm Read More

We can still be better, warns Steven Gerrard after third win in four

By Nick Mashiter, PA Manager Steven Gerrard demanded more of improving Aston Villa despite a 2-1 comeback win over Leicester....

Sunday, 05/12/21 - 8:10pm Read More

Well!

Well Said: Michael Grant on bringing Scrooge to Garter Lane

AS someone who generally gets an itch any time I enter a theatre, strolling into Garter Lane for the first time in almost two years was more of a delight than I’d previously anticipated. Talk about an unexpected adrenaline shot!...

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On The Spot: James Mernin

James Mernin is a Chief of Staff and Director of Software Engineering at Red Hat, a multinational software company (owned...

Wednesday, 01/12/21 - 4:05pm Read More

Dario Cavaliere’s Recipe of the Week: Christmas Tiramisu

  Chef Dario Cavaliere writes a weekly food column for the Waterford News & Star   WE all love trifle...

Tuesday, 30/11/21 - 5:09pm Read More

Green Fingers: The value of holly and ivy

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   THE value of having a number of interests,...

Tuesday, 30/11/21 - 4:54pm Read More
Well! – Waterford Entertainment

#YourFitness: Take your training to the next level

  Weekly column by fitness expert Cashel Hayden for the Waterford News & Star, in association with Kingfisher Fitness Club...

Tuesday, 30/11/21 - 4:26pm Read More