Waterford News

Still 49 cases of Covid-19 in Waterford (no increase since yesterday)

THERE are a total of 49 confirmed cases of Covid-19 – the same number published by the Department of Health yesterday (as of April 5). Elsewhere in the South East, there are now 79 cases in Kilkenny (+4), 133 in...

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Death through a lens

ONE of the saddest consequences of the Covid-19 emergency is the lonely death. Funerals, that would normally attract hundreds of...

Tuesday, 07/04/20 - 1:14pm Read More

Curbing the spread… so far

  SO far, Waterford appears to be curbing the spread of Covid-19. When the Waterford News & Star went to...

Tuesday, 07/04/20 - 1:05pm Read More

Gardaí disband Tramore street party

  WATERFORD has seen an increase in parties streamed live online, together with parties taking place in driveways, with speakers,...

Tuesday, 07/04/20 - 12:40pm Read More

EDITORIAL: No time for complacency

WHILE Covid 19 numbers in Waterford are creeping up, there is hope to be had from the fact that this...

Tuesday, 07/04/20 - 12:23pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Superb Sleeping Beauty

  REVIEW Theatre Royal: Moscow Royal Ballet MOSCOW Ballet visit the Theatre Royal every spring and their Saturday matinee and evening performances are sell-outs. I’m not surprised because this is one of the highlights of the theatrical year. Everything about...

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Tinder users are bonding over toilet paper

RESPECTING physical distance, more people are taking to Tinder to further their opportunities for romance. People are choosing to stay...

Wednesday, 01/04/20 - 2:30pm Read More

My Fair Lady cancelled

WATERFORD Musical Society’s production of ‘My Fair Lady’, which was due to be staged in May, has been cancelled. The...

Wednesday, 18/03/20 - 12:12pm Read More

Views

Diary from a Social Distance: Monday, April 6

A daily blog by Deputy Editor Dermot Keyes from his #stayathome office Monday, April 6, 7:35am: I sit on the side of my bed and open the bedroom window to let our print deadline day slowly filter into my system....

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DARREN SKELTON: Five lessons from a lockdown

Darren Skelton’s View from the Blue as published in the Waterford News & Star print edition Five lessons from a...

Tuesday, 07/04/20 - 1:35pm Read More

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Superb Sleeping Beauty

  REVIEW Theatre Royal: Moscow Royal Ballet MOSCOW Ballet visit the Theatre Royal every spring and their Saturday matinee and...

Tuesday, 07/04/20 - 12:43pm Read More

PHOENIX: A different future?

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

Tuesday, 07/04/20 - 12:38pm Read More

CATHERINE DREA: Everyday harmless chit chat

As I See It: Catherine Drea’s fortnightly column for the Waterford News & Star FIRST of all, I know that...

Tuesday, 07/04/20 - 12:31pm Read More

National News

Coronavirus: 36 more deaths from virus brings total over 200

By Joel Slattery Thirty-six more people diagnosed with Covid-19 have died, according to figures from the National Public Health Emergency Team. That is the highest number of deaths recorded in a day since the outbreak of the virus. The latest figures bring the total in...

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Embassy staff in 86 countries are working to get Irish people home

By Neil Michael Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said money is being sent to many of the 250 different Irish welfare...

Tuesday, 07/04/20 - 5:30pm Read More

Covid-19 vaccine at least 18 months away but other drugs hold promise

By Maresa Fagan Already 41 companies and institutes are researching ways to produce a vaccine for Covid-19, while the potential...

Tuesday, 07/04/20 - 5:20pm Read More

Man questioned in connection with fatal Co Tipp stabbing released without charge

A file is being sent to the DPP after a man, being questioned in connection with a Co Tipperary stabbing,...

Tuesday, 07/04/20 - 4:05pm Read More

Two women arrested in money laundering probe released without charge

Two women who were arrested as part of an investigation into alleged money laundering have been released without charge. The...

Tuesday, 07/04/20 - 3:25pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Déise clubs stepping up to the plate

De La Salle GAA club members Ian Cheevers and Matt Barden assisting the community during the current crisis this week. There may not be any live sport on at the present time but that doesn’t mean that the sporting clubs...

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O’Shea appointed as Ireland U-21 assistant manager

Waterford’s John O’Shea has been named as the Republic of Ireland U-21 assistant manager. Photos: Inpho. After news emerged on...

Sunday, 05/04/20 - 4:06pm Read More

The athletics world pays tribute to Fintan Walsh

A tribute to Fintan – Bríd Golden, Ferrybank AC Fintan Walsh is simply the ‘heart’ of Waterford athletics. My involvement...

Friday, 03/04/20 - 12:45pm Read More

Fintan Walsh – the voice of Waterford athletics

Fintan with his wife Phil, daughters Mary Molloy and Caitriona Foley, Bryan Molloy and Eamon Foley at his Munster Athletics...

Friday, 03/04/20 - 11:45am Read More

The Waterford Football Dream Team 2000-2020

See who has made our Waterford football dream team for the last 20 years, 200-2020. Photo: Inpho. Tomás McCarthy selects...

Friday, 03/04/20 - 11:29am Read More

National Sport

The dawn of a fascinating new chapter for Irish football

By Liam Mackey Even among those who had long been looking forward to the dawn of the Stephen Kenny era, there is bound to be — and most certainly should be — huge sympathy for Mick McCarthy that his second...

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Well!

ON THE SPOT: Martine Rogers

OUR weekly On the Spot feature gives an often rare and always interesting insight into some of Waterford’s most fascinating individuals. Last week it was the turn of Martine Rogers…   MARTINE Rogers is a writer, director and all round...

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#YourFitness: Exercise, weight loss, pandemics and you

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

Tuesday, 07/04/20 - 12:59pm Read More

GREEN FINGERS: FRUITS OF THE FOREST

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   I DO not know anyone who does not...

Tuesday, 07/04/20 - 12:52pm Read More
Well! – Waterford Entertainment

CHEF DARIO CAVALIERE’S RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Chef Dario Cavaliere writes a weekly food column for the Waterford News & Star YOU will not believe how easy...

Tuesday, 07/04/20 - 12:48pm Read More

Green Fingers: The climate they are a changin’

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   BOB Dylan brought out the song “The Times...

Friday, 03/04/20 - 5:12pm Read More