Waterford News

€2m in housing adaptation grants for Waterford

A €2m fund has been announced for housing adaptation grants for older people and people with a disability in Waterford. The fund, which supports home adaptations for older people, those with a disability and people with mobility issues, is 80% exchequer...

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Bus Éireann responds to Covid cluster

IN response to this week’s front page story about an outbreak of Covid-19 in Bus Éireann Waterford which has affected...

Tuesday, 02/03/21 - 12:33pm Read More

Labour and Independents join forces to call for ‘no merger without clarity’

  IN a joint statement issued this week, Labour and Independent members of Waterford City & County Council have accused...

Tuesday, 02/03/21 - 11:13am Read More

Waterford Pet Crematorium to commence works

PLANNING permission for a low capacity pet crematorium at Ballykinsella, Tramore, has been granted. A request for further information was...

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Tramore’s 10 days of ‘greening up’ for St. Patrick’s Day

EACH year, Tramore receives €5,000 for their St. Patrick’s Day parade from Waterford City & County Council. Given the absence...

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WATERFORD NEWS & STAR: March 1, 1991

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Recent deaths of people from Waterford

  WATERFORD CITY & TRAMORE IT’S with deep and sad regret that we place on record the death of Mary...

Tuesday, 02/03/21 - 10:09am Read More

Waterford Entertainment

‘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 family members are talented musicians, singers or dancers, ‘Réalta Agus Gaolta’ wants to hear from you now! Keeping an eye...

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Book Nook: Gabriel Byrne: Walking with Ghosts A Memoir

IRISH actor, Gabriel Byrne recalls with stunning lucidity and precision, his working-class childhood in Walkinstown, Dublin 12. The eldest of...

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Mount Sion Choir team up with Ronan Keating for Mother’s Day

THE Mount Sion Choir featuring Ronan Keating, is releasing their version of the single, ‘This is Your Song’, on March...

Tuesday, 09/02/21 - 12:30pm Read More

Views

View from the Green Room: Jack’s reminder of the good times

Jack Cunningham Productions Online: Broadway Bites Back IT’S good to get reminders of just how strong musical talent still is in Waterford. And young Jack Cunningham, current Green Room Award Winner as choreographer for Chicago, is currently studying professional dance...

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Phoenix: Political Promises?

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

Tuesday, 02/03/21 - 12:40pm Read More

Time Out with Timmy: Hall of Shame

Timmy Ryan’s weekly column for the Waterford News & Star SO the latest class of “rock n roll” nominees has...

Tuesday, 02/03/21 - 12:28pm Read More

EDITORIAL: Solas – 10 years of light, hope and comfort

  TEN years ago, the Solas Cancer Support Centre opened its doors following a substantial community fundraising effort. In the...

Tuesday, 02/03/21 - 12:23pm Read More

Letter from Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn to Parents and Guardians

To parents and guardians, Through your hard work and willingness to buy in to public health guidance over the past...

Friday, 26/02/21 - 6:37pm Read More

National News

Offaly man jailed for sexually abusing teenage girl he met on social media

Brion Hoban & Fiona Ferguson An Offaly man who sexually abused a teenage girl he met on social media and drove to his home has been jailed for two-and-a-half years. Ciaran McIntyre (24) denied ever meeting the girl when questioned...

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British holiday park firm used ‘undesirable guests’ list for Irish Travellers

By Jemma Crew, PA Social Affairs Correspondent The owner of holiday park company Pontins has entered into a legal agreement...

Tuesday, 02/03/21 - 1:29pm Read More

Pandemic brought increase in illegal food businesses, FSAI says

Ireland has seen an increased number of illegal food businesses operating during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Food Safety...

Tuesday, 02/03/21 - 1:25pm Read More

Covid-19 cannot be blamed for deficiencies in health system, GP says

Vivienne Clarke Covid-19 cannot be blamed for the deficiencies in the health care system and lengthening waiting lists, according to...

Tuesday, 02/03/21 - 12:58pm Read More

‘Insensitive and offensive’ Ryanair ad in breach of advertising standards

Sarah Mooney An advertisement for airline Ryanair has been found to breach advertising standards, according to the Advertising Standards Authority...

Tuesday, 02/03/21 - 12:31pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Superstar Envoi Allen moving to Henry de Bromhead

Jack Kennedy wins partnering Envoi Allen to victory at Punchestown in January. This was his 11th win from 11 races under rules. He is now on his way to Waterford to be trained by Henry de Bromhead. Photos: INPHO. Top...

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Tramore completely innocent in Viking Hoard ‘doping scandal’

Two time Gold Cup winner, Al Boum Photo’s association with Tramore has been great for the seaside track. Photo: Inpho....

Monday, 01/03/21 - 5:14pm Read More

Busy day for the Blues as four players signed

Centre-half was the first of four signings that Waterford FC have announced today. As the countdown continues to Waterford’s first...

Friday, 26/02/21 - 6:21pm Read More

Walsh Park development the primary objective in new Strategic Plan

Artist impression of the new Walsh Park from the Keane’s Road Roundabout. There was an urgency about the redevelopment of...

Friday, 26/02/21 - 3:43pm Read More

Blues selected for TV coverage as WATCHLOI to return

Waterford FC will be in television action for their first home game of the season against Sligo Rovers on Friday,...

Friday, 26/02/21 - 3:25pm Read More

National Sport

Johnny Sexton signs contract extension with IRFU

By Ed Elliot, PA Ireland and Leinster captain Johnny Sexton has signed a one-year contract extension with the Irish Rugby Football Union. The new deal for the 35-year-old fly-half, who has been capped 97 times, will run until the end...

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Liverpool and Scotland great Ian St John dies aged 82 following illness

By PA Sport Staff Former Liverpool and Scotland striker Ian St John has died at the age of 82. St...

Tuesday, 02/03/21 - 9:58am Read More

Ireland to make joint bid with UK to host 2030 FIFA World Cup

Digital Desk Staff Ireland and the UK are to make a joint bid to host the 2030 Fifa World Cup, a...

Tuesday, 02/03/21 - 7:25am Read More

Everton’s Champions League dreams remain on track

By Carl Markham, PA Everton’s Champions League dreams remain on track thanks to Monday night’s 1-0 victory over a Southampton...

Monday, 01/03/21 - 10:26pm Read More

Andy Murray hits back to win first round match against Robin Haase in Rotterdam

By PA Sport Staff Andy Murray fought back from a set down to beat Robin Haase in the first round...

Monday, 01/03/21 - 9:52pm Read More

Well!

Spicy Baked Salmon

Chef Dario Cavaliere writes a weekly food column for the Waterford News & Star THIS recipe will work well with any kind of fish, but especially well with an oily fish like salmon, tuna or trout. I like to undercook...

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#YourFitness: Fitness test ideas

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

Tuesday, 02/03/21 - 12:53pm Read More

Green Fingers: Put the nettle on while on the wild side

Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre MOST of us know the mental and physical benefits of...

Tuesday, 02/03/21 - 12:50pm Read More

Well Said: Russ Parsons – from Stateside to Suirside

FROM his John’s Hill home – via Zoom of course – Russ Parsons made for unsurprisingly convivial and engaging company....

Saturday, 27/02/21 - 2:07pm Read More

Film by Waterford resident to screen at Dublin festival

INDEPENDENT Irish feature film, ‘Be Good or Be Gone’, directed by a Waterford resident, will be screened at this year’s...

Friday, 26/02/21 - 2:20pm Read More