Waterford News

Funeral details announced for Fair City actor

FUNERAL details have been announced for Fair City actor Karl Shiels, who sadly passed away suddenly during a visit to the city on Monday morning. Karl is sadly missed by his loving partner Laura Honan, twin daughters Iseabel and Saoirse...

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Man in 70s fatally injured in N25 car crash

A MAN in his 70s was fatally injured when his car was involved in a collision with another vehicle at...

Tuesday, 16/07/19 - 6:59pm Read More

HSE confirms its out of hours psychiatry service

IN response to an article published in last Tuesday’s Waterford News & Star, the HSE have re-iterated that there is...

Tuesday, 16/07/19 - 4:57pm Read More

Council debate Waterford’s Mount Rushmore

A MOTION to consider sculpting the head of Michael Collins into the landscape overlooking Waterford City was referred to the...

Tuesday, 16/07/19 - 12:54pm Read More

Family Fun Day for Waterford’s Polish Community

THE special local ties between Poland and Ireland were on display at a recent Family Fun Day held at the...

Tuesday, 16/07/19 - 12:40pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

View From The Green Room: Christy Moore at Theatre Royal

Christy Moore was in stupendous form during his latest Theatre Royal gig.  By Pat McEvoy (Arts Correspondent) Christy Moore has that gift that all singers want – an identifiable voice. Close your eyes and you just know that it’s Christy singing....

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Jerry Fish in the City

THIS week sees another amazing line-up of free gigs from Summer in the City, with superstar Jerry Fish headlining The...

Wednesday, 03/07/19 - 9:00am Read More

THE BOOK NOOK: Dymphna Nugent’s Holiday Reads

Cape May by Chip Cheek New love is explored on the sophisticated boardwalks of Cape May, New Jersey. Newlyweds Henry...

Tuesday, 02/07/19 - 8:00am Read More

Views

Rose Keating: Love/hate on airports

I can’t decide whether I love airports or hate them with every fibre of my being. As I write, I’m currently sitting on a bench in a crowded corner of Schiphol Airport, balancing my laptop on my knees while keeping...

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Timmy Ryan: The joy of a summer read

IT’S Summer time again and invariably many of you will at least be thinking of taking a well-earned break. A...

Thursday, 11/07/19 - 3:00pm Read More

A weak centre serves no-one

A half-page article in The Irish Times last Thursday spoke of the weakness (shopping wise) of the centre. Shops are...

Thursday, 11/07/19 - 12:00pm Read More

FR LIAM POWER: Radical changes needed to combat climate change

‘Leo Varadkar said that the Government plan would involve “nudging people and business to make the right decisions”. We need...

Monday, 08/07/19 - 8:00am Read More

ROSE KEATING: She rates dogs

‘I’m tired of being scared for myself, for my friends, for every girl who ever received a degrading message from...

Friday, 05/07/19 - 8:00am Read More

National News

Cork man facing deportation has until Friday to leave US or face up to four years in jail

Keith Byrne with his wife Keren. Photo: GoFundMe. Keith Byrne’s brother, Greg, said Keith called him yesterday from Pike County detention centre and that an ICE official presented him with a deal. Keith, 37, from Fermoy in Co Cork, moved...

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Shotgun and pistol recovered by gardaí in Finglas

Gardaí in Finglas have recovered two firearms as part of ongoing policing operations targeting criminality in the area. The operation...

Wednesday, 17/07/19 - 9:00am Read More

Post-mortem due on man who died in Waterford collision

A post-mortem examination is taking place today after a man died in a crash in Waterford yesterday afternoon. The man...

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45% decrease in funding to Irish universities over the past 10 years

There has been a 45% decrease in funding to Irish universities over the past 10 years. The Irish Universities’ Association...

Wednesday, 17/07/19 - 7:30am Read More

Cabinet Ministers to approve major restructure of HSE today

Cabinet Ministers are set to approve a major restructure of the HSE this morning. It would establish six regional healthcare...

Wednesday, 17/07/19 - 7:00am Read More

Waterford Sport

“They’re all Waterford players in my mind” – Stephen Gough

Waterford manager Stephen Gough consoles Sean Whelan-Barrett after the match. Photo: Maurice Hennebry. Munster U-20 Hurling Championship: Tipperary v Waterford: Reaction: Stephen Gough The absence of a city representative from the Waterford line-up was greeted with surprise when the under...

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Undercooked under 20s needed more attention

Waterford’s Tom Barron and Michael Kiely dejected at the end of the game. Munster U-20 Hurling Championship: Tipperary v Waterford:...

Tuesday, 16/07/19 - 4:36pm Read More

Dual clash “not acceptable” – O’Rourke

Waterford senior camogie manager Donal O’Rourke. Photo: Noel Browne. All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship: Waterford v Clare: Reaction: Donal O’Rourke Dual...

Tuesday, 16/07/19 - 4:32pm Read More

Party time as Déise are quarter final bound again

Emma Hannon makes a brilliant catch in Waterford’s win over Clare at Walsh Park on Saturday.         ...

Tuesday, 16/07/19 - 4:29pm Read More

Waterford man cycling from Sydney to Dublin

Waterford man Paddy Flynn (right) and Tipperary man, Daithi Harrison will begin their cycle from Syndey to Dublin on Augsut...

Tuesday, 16/07/19 - 4:20pm Read More

National Sport

Cavan para powerlifter Britney Arendse upgraded to bronze medal after doping violation by UAE athlete

Irish para powerlifter Britney Arendse has been upgraded to bronze from last year’s Asia-Oceania Open Championships after a doping violation by the original third-placer. Britney Arendse with parents Denver and Bridgitte, and Ireland national coach Ken Hurley, receiving her Asia-Oceania...

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Phil Mickelson claims he lost 15lbs in six-day fast ahead of the Open

Phil Mickelson has embarked on a dramatic diet in a desperate attempt to rediscover his form ahead of the 148th...

Tuesday, 16/07/19 - 6:10pm Read More

Northern Ireland’s miserable Netball World Cup run continues

Northern Ireland’s miserable run at the Netball World Cup continued with a 77-28 defeat by New Zealand in Liverpool. The...

Tuesday, 16/07/19 - 6:10pm Read More

Frankie Dettori headlines tomorrow’s Killarney card

Johnny Murtagh is among the trainers delighted to have secured the services of Frankie Dettori during his first ever visit...

Tuesday, 16/07/19 - 6:10pm Read More

US Open winner takes role of photographer for Portrush golf fans

Golf’s newest major winner Gary Woodland remains so anonymous to the majority of fans he has found himself employed as...

Tuesday, 16/07/19 - 6:00pm Read More

Well!

The Book Nook

Suzy Suzy By William Wall Suzy is a 17-year-old Dublin girl in post-Celtic Tiger Ireland. Her father collects properties like people collect stamps, lending a suggestion of foreboding to the plot. The health of his heart is questionable at all...

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Morrissey’s People: Teresa Cleary’s life on canvas

WHEN I first asked Teresa Cleary what she enjoyed about painting, I expected her to reply that it was a...

Tuesday, 16/07/19 - 11:58am Read More

MORRISSEY’S PEOPLE: The Tower of Love

This story featured in the October 31, 2017 edition. BRENDAN Farrell knows how to tell a story, for he has...

Wednesday, 10/07/19 - 12:45pm Read More
Well! – Waterford Entertainment

MORRISSEY’S PEOPLE: Paddy’s return journey home

PADDY Flynn will never allow himself to succumb to idleness. He is part of the Cathedral Choir, having initially joined...

Tuesday, 09/07/19 - 5:21pm Read More

#YOURFITNESS: The basics, again

in association with Kingfisher Fitness Club SOMETIMES it feels like I’m writing the same things over and over again on...

Monday, 08/07/19 - 8:00am Read More