Waterford News

WATERFORD NEWS & STAR: September 20, 1991

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Waterford City among the five Best Places to Live in Ireland

WATERFORD City has been named among top five places to live in Ireland in an Irish Times competition. The competition...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 4:35pm Read More

€500k to become ‘City of Light’

WATERFORD City & County Council have been awarded €539,275, under Failte Ireland’s Urban Animations Capital Investment Scheme to support sustainable...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 3:01pm Read More

3,000 famine victims believed to be buried in Waterford field

  EARLY stages of an archaeological study of a large 2 acre field in Pulla, about 8km from Dungarvan, has...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 10:36am Read More

Waterford volunteers remove half a tonne of litter in Big Beach Clean

CLEAN Coasts were overwhelmed with the incredible support and commitment shown by communities for this year’s Big Beach Clean, which...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 10:25am Read More

Bus sustains damage as bridge height underestimated

  A Bus Eireann Expressway service from Waterford to Limerick had an unfortunate incident earlier today when a bridge’s height...

Saturday, 18/09/21 - 8:32pm Read More

Pregnant cleaner claims safety concerns ignored

    A STAFF member at Momentum Services, the company paid by University Hospital Waterford to keep the hospital clean...

Saturday, 18/09/21 - 3:04pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

20th Imagine Festival to run from October 15 to 24

THE 20th annual Imagine Arts Festival will be held in Waterford between October 15 and 24, featuring a blend of online, live indoor and outdoor events which will be staged across the city. Once again, Imagine is incorporating the popular...

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Everything you need to know about Sally Rooney’s new novel

IN her trademark style on the heels of Normal People, Sally Rooney traces the bonds between friends and the changing...

Thursday, 16/09/21 - 12:27pm Read More

Arts Council Agility Award funding receives €2.5m boost

THE ARTS Council has issued a special call to artists, practitioners and arts workers who have never previously received a...

Tuesday, 31/08/21 - 10:22am Read More

Views

Darren Skelton: Let’s talk about the lotto

The View from the Blue from the Waterford News & Star September 14, 2021 I’VE written about the National Lottery on this platform before because it’s one of those things that’s just there, and most people don’t give it a...

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View from the Green Room: Opera critic faces the music as fans hiss and boo!

  Theatre Royal: Die Fledermaus 1984   WE need to talk about ‘Die Fledermaus’. It was 1984 – Orwell’s dystopian...

Tuesday, 14/09/21 - 1:18pm Read More

PHOENIX: Amalgamation legacies

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

Tuesday, 14/09/21 - 12:59pm Read More

Time out with Timmy: Back to the future

Timmy Ryan’s weekly column for the Waterford News & Star   I OCCASIONALLY allow myself a little flight of fancy...

Tuesday, 14/09/21 - 12:30pm Read More

EDITORIAL: Putting the jewel in Waterford’s greenway crown

  IT has been long awaited, so long awaited that news this week that the Bilberry to Waterford city centre...

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National News

Protesters who targeted Varadkar’s home to gather outside GP practices

Ministers and public health officials have been given updated security advice by gardaí due to concerns over anti-vaccination activists who protested outside the Tánaiste’s house. Gardaí are aware of the group’s tactics of protesting outside the home’s of public officials....

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Accidental cannabis poisoning in children is serious health threat, doctors warn

Sarah Slater Accidental cannabis poisoning in young children is a serious public health threat, a group of doctors is warning....

Monday, 20/09/21 - 9:22pm Read More

‘Constructive’ talks on corporate tax reform set to continue, says Taoiseach

By Dominic McGrath and James Ward, PA The Taoiseach has said that Ireland will continue to engage in discussions about...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 8:53pm Read More

Simon Coveney welcomes planned lifting of US travel ban

By Dominic McGrath, PA Simon Coveney has welcomed the US administration’s decision to lift the 18-month blanket ban on foreign...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 8:03pm Read More

Government will aim to help those struggling with fuel bills in budget

Thomson Reuters Ireland will include measures in next month’s budget to assist those who may struggle to pay fuel bills...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 7:12pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Gunners, Sion and Roanmore march into final four

Ballygunner’s Dessie Hutchinson is tackled by Fourmilewater’s Shane Ryan during the Quarter Final of the J.J.Kavanagh & Sons Waterford senior hurling championship in Fraher Field. Photo: Sean Byrne. BALLYGUNNER 1-23 FOURMILEWATER 1-15 Today marked the day that Ballygunner made it...

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Prince pops up in injury-time to send Blues into final four

Waterford FC’s Junior Quitrina celebrates scoring his side’s opening goal at the UCD Bowl. Photo: Sportsfile. The Extra.ie FAI Senior...

Saturday, 18/09/21 - 10:30am Read More

All to play for in intriguing race for News & Star Cup

CO. SHC QUARTER-FINAL PREVIEWS With the group stages of the championship completed last weekend the draw for the quarter-finals of...

Friday, 17/09/21 - 9:33am Read More

“I’ve learned that Waterford people love the cup”

Waterford FC manager, Marc Bircham, knows how much the FAI Cup means to Blues fans. Photo: Inpho. FAI Senior Challenge...

Thursday, 16/09/21 - 1:41pm Read More

If Stephen Kenny hadn’t bad luck he’d have no luck at all….

Republic of Ireland manager, Stephen Kenny, leaving the pitch after the defeat to Portugal. Photo: Inpho. LAWTON IN THE LONG...

Thursday, 16/09/21 - 12:23pm Read More

National Sport

Bohemians and Derry share spoils in stunning 3-3 draw

Digital Desk Staff Bohemians remain a point outside the top-four in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division, after an incredible game at Dalymount this evening. It finished 3-3 against Derry City, with both sides scoring in injury time. Bohs stay fifth,...

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Four Dundalk players test positive for Covid ahead of FAI Cup clash

James Cox Dundalk will be severely depleted for tomorrow night’s FAI Cup quarter-final replay with Finn Harps. Four players have...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 9:44pm Read More

Sean Dyche believes Burnley have better squad depth this season

By Ian Parker, PA Sean Dyche believes Burnley are better placed to compete on multiple fronts this season as he...

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European clubs frustrated by how FIFA is consulting over calendar proposals

By Jamie Gardner, PA Chief Sports Reporter European clubs are becoming increasingly frustrated by what they see as a brazen...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 6:03pm Read More

Jarred Gillett to make debut as Premier League’s first overseas referee

By PA Sport Staff Jarred Gillett will become the first overseas official to referee a Premier League this weekend. The...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 5:47pm Read More

Well!

On The Spot: Jonathan Flynn

Jonathan Flynn (39) is the Marketing Manager with St. Dominic Credit Union. A proud Portlaw man (after moving from Ferrybank as a child and losing the mantle as a ‘blow-in’), Jonathan now lives in Tramore with his lovely wife Valerie...

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Everything you need to know about Sally Rooney’s new novel

IN her trademark style on the heels of Normal People, Sally Rooney traces the bonds between friends and the changing...

Thursday, 16/09/21 - 12:27pm Read More

Dario Cavaliere’s Recipe of the Week: Prawn Scampi

Chef Dario Cavaliere writes a weekly food column for the Waterford News & Star   PRAWN scampi are a delicious...

Tuesday, 14/09/21 - 4:26pm Read More

#YourFitness: Can you raise the bar?

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

Tuesday, 14/09/21 - 1:43pm Read More

GREEN FINGERS: Planting for a brighter winter

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   THE next few weeks finds us in no...

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