“You’d be surprised how many people my age can’t read or write,” says city pensioner

A Waterford man in his mid-70s has spoken about the difficulties he has faced throughout his adulthood given that he cannot read or write. ‘Michael’ who spoke to the Waterford News & Star on the condition of anonymity, stated: “I...

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Death of former Ambassador Eamon Ryan

The death has occurred of retired Irish Ambassador Eamon Ryan, who was a native of Waterford. Born in Waterford and son of Ned and Mary Ryan of Ryan’s Decorating Centre, he was educated in St Declan’s and De La Salle College....

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Irish Water lifts Hosepipe Ban following recent rain

Following recent heavy rainfall and improving river and ground water conditions, Irish Water has lifted the Water Conservation Order (the...

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Snippets from around the County

Ballyduff/Kilmeaden Diamond Couple We send warm wishes and congratulations to well-known local couple Eugene and Siobhan Power, Ballyduff House, who...

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Kilmacthomas takes ‘Sound Town’ honours

Kilmacthomas has been announced as the third Today FM/Cadbury Ireland ‘Sound Town’ winner of 2020, following incredible work carried out...

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Tramore Gets Back To Business: Part Two

Businesses in Tramore have largely re-opened since the start of last week as the economy attempts to reboot in the...

Wednesday, 08/07/20 - 11:13am Read More

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On The Spot: Frank Quinlan