Waterford News

Waterford Business Awards shortlist revealed

THE seventh annual Waterford Business Awards are set to take place online via live stream on February 26th. The shortlisted businesses from 2020 have been announced today. The categories are as follows: Customer Service Excellence Alfie Hale Sports Fresh Food...

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WATERFORD NEWS & STAR January 18 1991

Monday, 18/01/21 - 8:03pm Read More

No licence listed for Tramore pub at centre of Covid controversy

  A TRAMORE pub at the centre of a Christmas week Covid controversy is not listed on the Revenue Commissioners...

Monday, 18/01/21 - 6:27pm Read More

2,121 new COVID-19 cases and 8 deaths

The Department of Health has recorded 8 additional deaths related to COVID-19 and 2,121 confirmed cases. There are 32 new cases...

Monday, 18/01/21 - 6:08pm Read More

Waterford girl’s football washes up in Wales

A GAELIC football, owned by a 10-old-girl, washed up in Wales seven days after it accidently floated out to sea...

Monday, 18/01/21 - 10:49am Read More

13 deaths and 2,944 new cases of Covid-19

The Department of Health has recorded 13 additional Covid-19 related deaths and 2,944 new confirmed cases. There are 129 new...

Sunday, 17/01/21 - 5:30pm Read More

3,231 new Covid cases and 60 deaths

The Department of Health has recorded 60 additional deaths related to COVID-19 and 3,231 new cases. There are 155 new...

Saturday, 16/01/21 - 5:50pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

View from the Green Room: Singer and song, dancer and dance, rhymer and rhyme

  REVIEW: Imagine Online – Modwords presents ‘Identity’   BECAUSE of the times that are in it, Modwordsfest 2020 goes online this year for its fourth festival in a row allowing Waterford writers the opportunity to showcase what they have...

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View from the Green Room: Jim Nolan and Jimmy Murphy in conversation

REVIEW Imagine & Waterford Writers Weekend Online: Playwrights interviewed IT was a sort of Jimmy Jam Session in the balcony...

Tuesday, 24/11/20 - 1:49pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Booze, blaas and blaah-blaah at Jordan’s

REVIEW: Booze, Blaas and Banter A PERMANENT fixture on the Imagine Festival Programme is a morning of song, story, poetry...

Tuesday, 17/11/20 - 12:07pm Read More

Views

DARREN SKELTON: Waiting for the madness to end

The View from the blue as featured in edition Tuesday, January 12 I’VE had to rewrite this column three times. I mean, I wasn’t naive enough to think that as soon as the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve...

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PHOENIX: The Plan

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

Thursday, 14/01/21 - 3:21pm Read More

Catherine Drea: A bee in my bonnet

  As I See It: Catherine Drea’s fortnightly column as published in the Waterford News & Star   YOU need...

Thursday, 14/01/21 - 2:57pm Read More

EDITORIAL: Stay At Home

IF you are feeling frightened now it is no surprise. 1,640 new cases of Covid-19 in one week in Waterford...

Thursday, 14/01/21 - 12:09am Read More

Time Out With Timmy: Out With The Old

I THINK I’m safe in saying that 2020 will not be missed. In years to come it will not generally...

Saturday, 09/01/21 - 5:04pm Read More

National News

Covid-19 related calls rising again, GP says

By Vivienne Clarke The number of calls related to Covid-19 began to rise again in the past week, a Galway-based GP has reported. Dr Brian Osborne told RTÉ radio’s Morning Ireland that while calls to his practice had peaked in...

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Troubles victims ‘used as pawns’ in pensions funding row

By Rebecca Black, PA Victims of the Troubles are being used as pawns in a game of ping-pong between Stormont...

Tuesday, 19/01/21 - 12:01pm Read More

Covid vaccine tracker: Ireland vaccinates close to 2% of population

By Digital Desk Staff New figures show that 94,000 people have received a Covid-19 vaccine dose in the Republic. 71,000...

Tuesday, 19/01/21 - 11:21am Read More

Empty supermarket shelves in North ‘nothing to do with Brexit’

By Michael McHugh and Sam Blewett, PA Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis has said the region’s empty shelves have nothing...

Tuesday, 19/01/21 - 10:51am Read More

Student nurse pay review no longer reflects reality, union says

Ministers are set to discuss issues around pay for student nurses at Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting, with nursing unions reiterating calls...

Tuesday, 19/01/21 - 10:45am Read More

Waterford Sport

Waterford poised to make ladies football history 

Pictured at the new WLGFA site are players Ellie O’Connor and Elsie May Shaw with sisters and Waterford Ladies senior county players Aoife and Emma Murray. Photo: Patrick Browne Waterford LGFA have become the first ladies county football team to...

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Ten Déise All Star hurling nominations

The 2020 All Star nominations have been announced this morning and the good the news from a Déise perspective is...

Saturday, 16/01/21 - 7:00am Read More

Waterford camogie announce new senior management team

New Waterford senior camogie manager, Derek Lyons. Photo: Inpho. The Waterford camogie board have tonight announced a new senior camogie...

Friday, 15/01/21 - 10:14pm Read More

The Hurling Stars who shone brightest in 2020

Tomás McCarthy selects the Waterford News & Star’s 2020 All Star hurling team. Nickie Quaid (Limerick) A close call between...

Friday, 15/01/21 - 12:58pm Read More

Seamus Power returns to PGA Tour action today

Waterford’s Seamus Power (pictured above) returns to PGA Tour action this evening as he tees it up for the first...

Thursday, 14/01/21 - 4:25pm Read More

National Sport

PSG expect decision on Dele Alli signing this week

By PA Sport Staff What the papers say Paris St Germain expect a decision this week on their efforts to sign Tottenham’s Dele Alli, according to the Daily Mirror. The paper report the midfielder is ready to make the loan...

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My Liverpool future is ‘in the hands of the club’, says Mohamed Salah

By Carl Markham, PA Forward Mohamed Salah has sent a message to Liverpool by reiterating his long-term future lies in...

Monday, 18/01/21 - 10:08pm Read More

Arsenal sees off struggling Newcastle

By Mark Mann-Bryans, PA Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a brace as Arsenal eased past a much-changed Newcastle to heap more pressure...

Monday, 18/01/21 - 10:07pm Read More

Tennis players’ isolation complaints given short shrift by Australian leaders

By Eleanor Crooks, PA Tennis Correspondent Tennis players stuck in isolation in their Melbourne hotel rooms will not be given...

Monday, 18/01/21 - 8:22pm Read More

Premier League reports 16 new cases from latest round of Covid testing

Jamie Gardner, PA Chief Sports Reporter Sixteen new positive cases were reported among Premier League players and staff in the...

Monday, 18/01/21 - 5:32pm Read More

Well!

#YourFitness: January Goals

  Weekly column by fitness experts Adam Wright and Jacqui Watson for the Waterford News & Star, in association with Kingfisher Fitness Club HAPPY New Year folks. It’s a bit different this year isn’t it? Let’s talk a little about two...

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Green Fingers: The mind is churning away

Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre MOST people agree that we do not mind too much...

Sunday, 17/01/21 - 9:55pm Read More

Well Said: Jamie Beamish on inhabiting ‘Nasty Nigel’

IT’S been a hell of a start to 2021 for Waterford actor Jamie Beamish and indeed the ensemble cast of...

Saturday, 16/01/21 - 2:02pm Read More

Dario Cavaliere’s Recipe of the Week: Crepes Suzette

  Chef Dario Cavaliere writes a weekly food column for the Waterford News & Star   THESE crepes or pancakes...

Thursday, 14/01/21 - 4:12pm Read More

View from the Green Room: A concert cracker from WMS

REVIEW: Theatre Royal/YouTube WMS Christmas Concert DESPITE the desperate times we face, local societies still faced up to the plate...

Thursday, 14/01/21 - 3:26pm Read More