Winter plan ‘fails again’

  THE wards at University Hospital Waterford remain closed and concerned family members looking to visit loved ones are blocked by closed doors, emblazoned with the words “Outbreak Alert”. Since January 1 there has only been one day when there...

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Carrickpherish is a ‘nightmare’  

A RESIDENT of Mount Suir in Carrickpherish, who asked to remain anonymous, contacted the Waterford News & Star this week to criticise both the Waterford City & County Executive and the Councillors, who he says “are neglecting their duties as...

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New halting sites proposed in five-year Traveller plan

AT last Thursday’s meeting of Waterford City & County Council, the 2019-2024 Traveller Accommodation Scheme – which all local authorities...

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Fatal Assault in Portlaw

Gardaí in Waterford have arrested a man in his 20s following a fatal assault in Portlaw, Co. Waterford. Gardaí were...

Saturday, 11/01/20 - 9:06am Read More

A council year in review

Darren Skelton reports on a turbulent first year for the new Council LOCAL Election weekend in Waterford – May 24-26...

Tuesday, 07/01/20 - 3:57pm Read More

Notes from December’s Metropolitan Meeting

Illegal parking in the Apple Market SPEAKING at December’s Metropolitan Meeting, Labour’s Cllr Seamus Ryan raised the issue of the...

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Bunkers Hill leak to be addressed

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New Barrack Street Pedestrian Crossing

Park to remain in the dark

Marathon budget limps over the line

Waterford dares to dream as mega planning lodged

Ambulances held up longer than ever

Elderly woman’s 75 minute ambulance wait

‘We couldn’t get rid of him’

Local company floats on the stock exchange