National News

Man (40s) dies in Monaghan motorcycle collision

A man in his 40s has died this afternoon after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a roundabout in Co Monaghan. The fatal collision took place at around 5.10pm in Castleblayney, on the N2 near Tullyvin. The driver was...

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Prince Philip’s funeral marked across island of Ireland

By Michelle Devane, PA The funeral of Britain’s Prince Philip was marked across the island of Ireland on Saturday. In...

Saturday, 17/04/21 - 9:42pm Read More

No change to ‘official’ vaccine priority to focus on younger people – Government

By Michelle Devane, PA No change has been made to the Government’s “official” policy on the vaccine priority list to...

Saturday, 17/04/21 - 8:54pm Read More

Gardaí arrest two in investigation of fatal Kerry collision

Gardaí have arrested two men aged in their 20s as part of an investigation into a fatal road traffic collision...

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Investigation begins after woman (20s) dies in Finglas assault

A woman aged in her 20s has died this afternoon following an assault in Finglas, Dublin. The woman received fatal...

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Number of people in ICU for Covid down to 50

The Department of Health has recorded 420 cases of COVID-19 and 4 additional deaths. Of the deaths reported today, all...

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Covid-19: Four deaths and 420 cases confirmed in Republic

A further four deaths and 420 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in the Republic. Of the deaths reported today,...

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HSE cautions against changing vaccine priority list for under-30s

HSE chief executive Paul Reid has said he was unaware of any proposal to change the vaccination priority list and...

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Ireland and UK bid for World Cup could create ‘significantly higher’ returns

By Jamie Gardner, PA Chief Sports Reporter An Irish and British bid for the 2030 World Cup would create “significantly...

Saturday, 17/04/21 - 12:31pm Read More

Ireland sets new daily record for Covid vaccinations

More than 814,000 people in the Republic have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, official data shows,...

Saturday, 17/04/21 - 12:11pm Read More

Waterford News

A sky of balloons in remembrance of popular Waterford man

WATERFORD came together in mourning this weekend for the tragic loss of 18-year-old Thomas (Tommy) Power, late of Ardmore Park, who died last Thursday. His funeral took place today in St. Saviour’s Church, Ballybeg with a burial immediately afterwards in...

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‘World class’ water sports centres for Tramore and Ardmore

THE coastal towns of Tramore and Ardmore have been approved as the location of two world-class water sports facilities centres....

Saturday, 17/04/21 - 12:46pm Read More

Case numbers remain low throughout the week

The Department of Health has recorded 11 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There were 420 confirmed cases recorded today, including...

Friday, 16/04/21 - 6:10pm Read More

New field for Waterford family business

A WATERFORD family business is creating 30 additional jobs as it develops a new medical device face mask production facility...

Friday, 16/04/21 - 2:18pm Read More

Gardaí dealing with Newtown Road crash

Gardaí are currently dealing with a crash in Waterford City on Newtown Road, and motorists heading into the city are...

Friday, 16/04/21 - 12:49pm Read More

Busy week for Tramore’s rescue services

IT has been a busy couple of days for rescue services in Tramore with pagers activating to reports of an...

Friday, 16/04/21 - 10:24am Read More

Case numbers remain low as first phase of reopening begins

The Department of Health has recorded 309 confirmed cases of COVID-19, of which 15 are in Waterford. There has been...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 5:56pm Read More

Community rallies round family of girl (3) who tragically died

THERE has been a phenomenal outpouring of grief and support from the community of Carrick On Suir for the family...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 10:38am Read More

WIT’s primacy needs to be recognised

THE primacy of Waterford Institution of Technology (WIT) needs to be recognised in the Technological University of the South East...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 10:01am Read More

Shoe Centre inundated with bookings for children’s fittings

SINCE An Taoiseach Micheál Martin’s announcement that shoe shops are allowed to open to deal with children’s footwear only, The...

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