National News

EU won’t negotiate on Northern Ireland Protocol forever, Coveney warns

By Dominic McGrath, PA EU negotiations with the UK over the Northern Ireland Protocol may end at the end of the year if no progress is being made, Simon Coveney has warned. The Minister for Foreign Affairs said there is...

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John Delaney directed to provide ODCE with details about litigation

Former FAI chief John Delaney has been directed by the High Court to give the ODCE information it has sought...

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DPP appeals sentencing for man who hid handguns in his Henry Hoover

Paul Neilan The suspended sentence imposed on a man who allowed two handguns to be hidden inside his Henry Hoover...

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Judge gives go-ahead for Covid vaccination of disabled boy (15) against mother’s wishes

Gordon Deegan A judge has given the go ahead for a Covid-19 vaccine to be administered to a disabled 15-year-old...

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Nurse suspended for allegedly slapping resident on face, hitting knee and throwing slipper

The High Court has suspended a nurse who is alleged to have slapped a nursing home resident in the face,...

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Covid: 2,466 new cases as CMO warns people to be mindful over the bank holiday weekend

A further of 2,466 confirmed cases of Covid-19 have been recorded, as Dr Tony Holohan warns people to be mindful...

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Man who killed former partner gets 15 years for child abuse

Sonya McLean and Fiona Ferguson A man who strangled an ex-girlfriend to death in his native country has been given...

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Enjoy yourselves and be safe, Tánaiste tells public as nightclubs reopen

By James Ward, PA Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has told people to enjoy themselves this weekend as nightclubs reopened, but urged...

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Significant rise in headaches from mask wearing, new study shows

Sarah Slater A new phenomenon of mask induced headaches has resulted in a “significant increase” in the number of people...

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Review of freedom of information laws ‘to be published by mid-2022’

By Dominic McGrath, PA A review into Ireland’s freedom of information (FOI) laws will be completed by the middle of...

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Waterford News

John lived a simple, but precious life

  IT is with great sadness that we record the death of John Moran, late of 41 Connolly Place, who died on Wednesday, September 29 after a short illness. John, or Johnny as he was affectionately known by all will...

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Carroll’s Cross contract to be imminently awarded

THE awarding of a €1.5m contract for works to improve the treacherous Carroll’s Cross is imminent, according to a Senior...

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Ribbon cut at Ferrybank Neighbourhood Park

THE ribbon of Ferrybank Neighbourhood Park has been cut 12 months after the amenity became a “wonderful addition to community...

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Green Party Councillor calls for a more reliable bus service

Green Party Councillor for Tramore and Waterford City West, Cristiona Kiely has called on Bus Éireann to conduct a review...

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Part 1: Energia responds to windfarm concerns

THE first in a series of public consultations in respect of the proposed North Celtic Sea windfarm took place online...

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State Pathologist takes to the stand in Portlaw murder trial

STATE Pathologist Doctor Linda Mulligan took to the stand on the fourth day of the trial of Stephen Butler (23),...

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‘Beard for Buddies’ crew shaved for worthy cause

THE hum of laughter, an electric razor and the rumble of beautifully maintained motorbikes added to the jovial atmosphere on...

Thursday, 21/10/21 - 7:57pm Read More

Incidence of Covid-19 rising “in all age groups”

THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HSPC) has today been notified of 2,029 confirmed cases of Covid-19. As of 8am today,...

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How it all started…Mount Sion

The seventh part of our look back at how our 2021 graduates started out…as first timers in Mount Sion back...

Thursday, 21/10/21 - 5:25pm Read More

Work begins on Waterford Greenway €6.8m extension

WORKS have commenced on the extension of the Waterford Greenway from Bilberry to the City Centre, and are expected to...

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