National News

Hotel operator claims Covid impact on brain means it’s covered for lockdown losses

Ann O'Loughlin The operators of Dublin’s Clarence Hotel claim that because one of the consequences of the Covid-19 virus is acute encephalitis – inflammation of the brain – they are covered for lockdown losses under its insurance policy for business...

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Irish man (29) dies after avalanche at Swiss ski resort

A 29-year-old Irish man has died following an avalanche at a ski resort in Switzerland. The man, who is understood...

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Liam Campbell fights extradition over alleged Real IRA arms smuggling

Eoin Reynolds Liam Campbell, who was found civilly liable for the Omagh bombing, should not be surrendered to the Lithuanian...

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Two prominent Green councillors quit party

Two Green Party councillors in Dublin have left the party. Ballyfermot-Drimnagh councillor Sophie Nicoullaud and Tallaght councillor Liam Sinclair have...

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GP vaccine rollout plan ‘an opportunity to get ahead of the virus’

By Cate McCurry and James Ward, PA A government plan to use general practitioners and pharmacists to administer the Covid-19...

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Taoiseach urged to intervene in row over reopening special needs schools

By James Ward and Michelle Devane, PA The Taoiseach is being urged to intervene in the ongoing row over reopening...

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Judge refuses US lab bid to remove markings from smear tests in CervicalCheck cases

Ann O'Loughlin A High Court judge today refused an application by a US laboratory to allow the removal of original...

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Stephen Donnelly: Coombe vaccine incident was ‘profound error’

Vivienne Clarke Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has described the vaccination of family members at the Coombe hospital as “a...

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Man jailed for nine months over sexual assault on Luas

Fiona Ferguson A man who sexually assaulted a young woman on a Luas has been jailed for nine months. Abdullah...

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Jailed for Grafton St assault that led to victim dropping out of college

Sonya McLean A man has been jailed for two years for an assault which left the victim so traumatised that...

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Waterford News

Concern over pro-Brexit campaign group relocation to Waterford

THE relocation of the pro-Brexit campaign group Leave.eu to Waterford is an “extremely serious issue” that could be “detrimental” if allowed to gain a foothold in Ireland, a TD has said. Leave.EU, a pro-Brexit campaign bankrolled by UKIP backer Arron...

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Jamie Beamish planning for Déise play premiere

‘BRIDGERTON’ star Jamie Beamish is hoping that a new Waterford-based play he has written will be premiered on home soil...

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Bishop welcomes Mother and Baby homes report as ‘extensive and fair’

BISHOP Alphonsus Cullinan said he welcomed the publication of the report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby...

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Tramore woman ‘haunted’ by memories in Bessborough

A Waterford woman has spoken out about being “haunted” by the memories of her time at the Bessborough Mother and...

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SIPTU calls on government to avert WAP closure

SIPTU representatives have called on the Government to intervene in order to save Waterford Area Partnership (WAP) following the publication...

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Outgoing CEO of Waterford Area Partnership responds to audit

OUTGOING CEO of the Waterford Area Partnership (WAP) has said it was “clear” to him from “early on” in his...

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Waterford woman meets with Gardaí for first time regarding historical case

KATHLEEN Byrne, who has for years been seeking justice for the loss of her baby son Patrick in 1966, visited...

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34 evictions in Waterford during the pandemic

THERE were 34 evictions in Waterford between the first and third quarter of 2020, according to data obtained from the...

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Waterford Business Awards shortlist revealed

THE seventh annual Waterford Business Awards are set to take place online via live stream on February 26th. The shortlisted...

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WATERFORD NEWS & STAR January 18 1991

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