Waterford News

Tributes pour in for hero Garda who died during dive

TRIBUTES have started to pour in for a Waterford based Garda who died after getting into difficulty during a dive off Hook Head this afternoon. Gardaí and the Coast Guard received a report of a diver in difficulty at around...

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Sights & Sounds from the Waterford Count: Marc O Cathasaigh surfing the green wave

WATERFORD ELECTIONS 2019 – LOCAL, EUROPEAN, MAYOR, DIVORCE Waterford News & Star reporter Ronan Morrissey spoke to Marc O Cathasaigh...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 5:06pm Read More

Sights & Sounds from the Waterford Count: Mary Butler’s Predictions

WATERFORD ELECTIONS 2019 – LOCAL, EUROPEAN, MAYOR, DIVORCE Deputy Mary Butler gives her predictions on the Portlaw-Kilmacthomas district to reporter...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 4:55pm Read More

WATERFORD ELECTIONS 2019 – 81.3% in Waterford vote in favour of the Divorce Referendum

WATERFORD ELECTIONS 2019 – LOCAL, EUROPEAN, MAYOR, DIVORCE Stay with the Waterford News & Star for updates across the weekend...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 7:18am Read More

Jailed for five years for manslaughter

A MAN, who was on bail for assault when he punched a talented musician at least twice into the head...

Friday, 24/05/19 - 4:47pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

The Ard Rí of Waterford

“I love talking to people,” affirms Decies Avenue resident Leonard Rochford, although after three minutes of conversation this was already obvious. “I built a career on it,” the former Ard Ri worker tells me speaking about his time in the...

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An only child but never lonely

“I HATE going into town,” city woman Noeleen Giles states affirmatively after entering Lisduggan Shopping Centre for her daily visit....

Wednesday, 08/05/19 - 4:58pm Read More

A pair of them in it

“YOU look like a bit of a weirdo” advises Belvedere Manor woman Christina Barden after agreeing to an impromptu interview...

Thursday, 18/04/19 - 5:41pm Read More

National News

#Elections2019: FG hit out at ‘absent’ Micheál Martin in Cork local election campaigns

Fine Gael’s Director of Elections, Minister John Paul Phelan, has lashed Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin for being absent in Cork City for the duration of the local council campaign. Fianna Fail party leader Micheal Martin TD pictured at the...

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Off-duty Garda dies while diving off Wexford’s Hook Head

An off-duty Garda has died after getting into difficulty while diving off Wexford’s Hook Head. The father of four in...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 7:05pm Read More

#DivorceRef: First results from divorce referendum announced

The first results from the referendum on liberalising divorce laws have been announced. A Yes vote on a ballot paper...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 6:55pm Read More

Real IRA leader Seamus McGrane has died in prison

Real IRA leader who plotted an explosion during the State visit of Britain’s Prince Charles in 2015 has died in...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 6:35pm Read More

#Elections2019: Green Party candidate becomes first elected Irish-Chinese local representative

The first elected councillor in Dublin City has pledged to press for better housing and cycle facilities after topping the...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 6:25pm Read More

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Tributes pour in for hero Garda who died during dive

TRIBUTES have started to pour in for a Waterford based Garda who died after getting into difficulty during a dive off Hook Head this afternoon. Gardaí and the Coast Guard received a report of a diver in difficulty at around...

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Late point sends Roscommon into Connacht final

[score] [team1]Roscommon[/team1][score1]2-12[/score1] [team2]Mayo[/team2][score2]0-17[/score2] [/score] A Fintan Cregg point in the third minute of second-half stoppages scored Roscommon a famous Connacht...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 9:05pm Read More

Leinster win Guinness PRO14 final

[score] [team1]Leinster[/team1][score1]18[/score1] [team2]Glasgow[/team2][score2]15[/score2] [/score] Leinster’s Garry Ringrose makes a break. Pic: it ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan Leinster have won the Guinness PRO14...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 8:55pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Where to now for Waterford after Tipp steamrolling?

A dejected Kevin Moran leaving the pitch in Thurles on Sunday. Photo: Inpho. Munster SHC: Tipperary v Clare: The Big Match Review Is there any stopping the Tipperary hype train now? One Waterford fan confidently predicted that they will lift...

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‘We have to pick ourselves up and fight for our lives’

Waterford manager Paraic Fanning and selector, Pa Kearney, patrol the Semple Stadium sideline on Sunday in Thurles. Photo: INPHO/Ryan Byrne....

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 4:35pm Read More

Blues concede last gasp goal in Ballybofey defeat

The Blues team that lost out to Finn Harps in the Premier Division in Balleybrofey on Friday night. SSE Airtricity...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 4:30pm Read More

Henry and St. Angela’s the Park stars for March

There was a rare occurrence at the Park Hotel Waterford Sports Star Award this week as the winners for March...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 4:25pm Read More

Barr off to a bright start in China

Waterford’s Thomas Barr got his outdoor season off to a great start with a third place finish in the Diamond...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 4:20pm Read More

National Sport

Late point sends Roscommon into Connacht final

[score] [team1]Roscommon[/team1][score1]2-12[/score1] [team2]Mayo[/team2][score2]0-17[/score2] [/score] A Fintan Cregg point in the third minute of second-half stoppages scored Roscommon a famous Connacht semi-final win over Mayo, the county’s first championship triumph at the venue since 1986. With the sides having been level...

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Leinster win Guinness PRO14 final

[score] [team1]Leinster[/team1][score1]18[/score1] [team2]Glasgow[/team2][score2]15[/score2] [/score] Leinster’s Garry Ringrose makes a break. Pic: it ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan Leinster have won the Guinness PRO14...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 8:55pm Read More

Tyrone demolition leaves Antrim in the dust

[score] [team1]Antrim[/team1][score1]2-9[/score1] [team2]Tyrone[/team2][score2]2-23[/score2] [/score] Tyrone charged through to the Ulster SFC semi-finals with a demolition job at the Athletic Grounds....

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 8:45pm Read More

Airtricity League wrap: 10-man Bohs suffer late defeat

There is no change at the top of the Premier Division this evening as both Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers recorded...

Friday, 24/05/19 - 10:05pm Read More

Cullen apologises for Warriors and Rangers remark

Leo Cullen has apologised for comments made last week when he suggested that all of Glasgow Warriors’ players were Rangers...

Friday, 24/05/19 - 2:45pm Read More