National News

Gardaí assisting PSNI in Belfast murder probe

Picture: PA Gardaí are assisting their Northern Irish counterparts in the murder investigation of a woman who disappeared in Belfast in 2017. An Garda Síochána have commenced a search for Saoirse Smyth, disappeared in April 2017, in a forested area...

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Stephen Teap believes CervicalCheck recommendations will be implemented – eventually

Stephen Teap with his sons, Oscar and Noah. Picture: Jim Coughlan. Patient advocate Stephen Teap says lessons are being learned...

Monday, 16/09/19 - 11:45am Read More

Over 500 patients waiting for beds in Irish hospitals

University Hospital Limerick There are 520 patients in Irish hospitals waiting for beds this morning, according to the INMO’s TrolleyWatch...

Monday, 16/09/19 - 10:35am Read More

Irish courier says it has spent €3m preparing for Brexit

Chief Executive of DPD Ireland Des Travers Ireland’s largest courier company says it has spent €3m preparing for Brexit. DPD...

Monday, 16/09/19 - 9:45am Read More

‘What the government is proposing is wrong’ – FF say Welfare increases in budget shouldn’t be ruled out

Fianna Fáil say it’s too soon to rule out a €5 increase in social welfare payments in the budget. It...

Monday, 16/09/19 - 9:25am Read More

New taxes being considered as Government bid to reduce plastic use

The government is considering new taxes to get people to change their behaviour when it comes to the environment. Single...

Monday, 16/09/19 - 8:20am Read More

Sinn Féin: Taoiseach must take the lead on border poll

The Taoiseach must lead from the front when it comes to the Irish unity debate, according to Sinn Féin. The...

Monday, 16/09/19 - 7:40am Read More

Man due in court in connection with Dublin drug and gun seizure

A 26-year-old man is due in court today in connection with a guns and drugs seizure in Dublin. It’s after...

Monday, 16/09/19 - 7:30am Read More

Not having a second language hurts job opportunities, experts warn

Concerns are being raised that job-hunters don’t have a second language. Jobs.ie says it is proving a challenge for recruiters...

Monday, 16/09/19 - 7:00am Read More

Family of 67-year-old missing from Dublin very concerned for her wellbeing

Gardaí in Dublin are appealing for help in locating a 67-year-old woman. Carmel O’Brien was last seen at around 12pm...

Sunday, 15/09/19 - 9:10pm Read More

Waterford News

Site secured for Ferrybank Men’s Shed

A SITE between the grounds of the Clover Centre and the Christendom housing estate in Ferrybank has been secured to house the area’s first Men’s Shed. On a visit to the site, Frank Kennedy (a member of the New Community...

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Deserved acclaim for Waterford’s Hidden Heroes

WATERFORD figured prominently at this year’s Hidden Heroes Awards, which were held in Dublin’s Intercontinental Hotel on Monday, with two...

Friday, 13/09/19 - 5:00pm Read More

Knockboy development gets green light despite recommended refusal

AN Bord Pleanála has granted planning permission for the construction of 207 houses, 154 apartments (in nine blocks), a crèche...

Friday, 13/09/19 - 4:30pm Read More

Unnecessary obstacles facing wheelchair users

THE ongoing difficulties facing wheelchair users on several footpaths around Waterford city have been re-iterated by a prominent local disability...

Thursday, 12/09/19 - 5:00pm Read More

Coffey to quit politics if not returned to Dail

SENATOR Paudie Coffey will step down from public life if he doesn’t regain a Dáil seat at the next general...

Thursday, 12/09/19 - 4:00pm Read More

Taoiseach ‘frustrated’ by protracted Technological University bid

TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar has spoken of his frustration with the protracted progress of the Waterford IT/IT Carlow submission to create...

Thursday, 12/09/19 - 2:30pm Read More

New ‘Audio Alerts’ will keep you on your toes

THE next time you’re walking your dog and you hear a voice telling you to clean up after him, it...

Thursday, 12/09/19 - 9:48am Read More

Straight questions, evasive answers

AFTER his meeting with the Councillors, the local media had their chance to corner the Minister for Finance. Sinead Ahearne...

Wednesday, 11/09/19 - 1:39pm Read More

Minister’s visit leaves a lot to be desired

THE air of anticipation that surrounded the Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe’s visit to Waterford last Thursday quickly turned to...

Wednesday, 11/09/19 - 1:33pm Read More

Waterford politicians pen letter of concern over Garda changes

WATERFORD’S Oireachtas members David Cullinane TD, Mary Butler TD, Minister of State John Halligan TD, Senator Paudie Coffey and the...

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