National News

Minister for Health loses vote to delay Bill on expanding abortion access

By Cillian Sherlock, PA A People Before Profit Bill to expand access to abortion services has passed to the next...

Harris hoping for agreement on Garda body camera legislation

James Cox The Minister for Justice has said he’d like to see legislation introduced as quickly as possible to allow...

Wednesday, 31/05/23 - 9:04pm Read More

Kerry murder-suicide had profound impact on community – inquest

Anne Lucey An entire family was “wiped out” near Lixnaw, Co Kerry and the incident had a profound effect on...

Wednesday, 31/05/23 - 8:37pm Read More

Three men arrested after high speed chase in Dublin

Michael Bolton Gardaí have arrested three men following a high speed chase in south Dublin this afternoon. Shortly after 1pm...

Wednesday, 31/05/23 - 7:05pm Read More

Owner of land up for sale at Dublin Airport believes third terminal should be built

James Cox The owner of land up for sale at Dublin Airport has said there is a lot of interest...

Wednesday, 31/05/23 - 6:54pm Read More

Tánaiste says ‘Russia cannot have a veto’ on Irish peacekeeping missions

By Cillian Sherlock, PA Tánaiste and Minister for Defence Micheál Martin has said Russia cannot hold a veto over Ireland’s...

Wednesday, 31/05/23 - 6:28pm Read More

Information Commissioner finds RTÉ was wrong to issue refusal to release work culture audit

Seán McCárthaigh The Information Commissioner has ruled that RTÉ was wrong to issue a blanket refusal to a request by...

Wednesday, 31/05/23 - 6:21pm Read More

Magowna House operator received €4.83m for accommodating Ukrainians in 2022

Gordon Deegan The firm housing International Protection Applicants (IPAs) at Magowna House in Inch in Co Clare received €4.83 million...

Wednesday, 31/05/23 - 5:50pm Read More

GP ‘actively obstructed’ sex assault victim seeking abortion

By David Young, PA A sexual assault victim seeking an abortion was “actively obstructed” by a GP as she returned...

Wednesday, 31/05/23 - 5:33pm Read More

Parents and guardians ‘cannot be compelled to pay voluntary charge’

By Gráinne Ní Aodha, PA Education Minister Norma Foley has said that no school can compel parents or guardians into...

Wednesday, 31/05/23 - 5:32pm Read More

Waterford News

Death notice and funeral arrangements: Tony Power of Larchville, Waterford

Waterford News & Star has been informed of the following death. Tony Power of Larchville, Waterford died May 31, 2023....

New Search & Rescue helicopter contract to run for at least 10 years

Rescue 117, which will remain based at Waterford Airport. Photo: South East Mountain Rescue RESCUE 117, the Coast Guard Search...

Wednesday, 31/05/23 - 12:14pm Read More

Déise population up 10% since 2016 – CSO

New census figures have revealed that Waterford’s population has risen 10% between the period of 2016 – 2022. The Census...

Tuesday, 30/05/23 - 4:28pm Read More

Night works on Rice Bridge ahead of Greenway opening

CONSTRUCTION on Rice Bridge will take place on Wednesday evening ahead of the official opening of the Bilberry-City Centre Greenway...

Tuesday, 30/05/23 - 4:16pm Read More

Roadworks on R675 Waterford to Tramore

  ON WEDNESDAY, May 31, road surfacing works will be taking place on the R675 road from Waterford to Tramore...

Tuesday, 30/05/23 - 4:05pm Read More

Bonmahon water quality results were “excellent”, Uisce Éireann declares

The mouth of the River Mahon as it enters the sea at Bonmahon. Photo: Jamie Power ALL but one bathing...

Tuesday, 30/05/23 - 2:50pm Read More

Uncertainty over numbers working UHW nursing shifts

THE number of nurses guaranteed to work each shift at University Hospital Waterford (UHW) remains undetermined, according to the Irish...

Tuesday, 30/05/23 - 2:42pm Read More

Lack of Active Travel funding for Comeragh Area branded “a disgrace”

Several “shovel-ready” Active Travel projects in the Comeragh Area cannot proceed due to a lack of funding. THE exclusion of...

Tuesday, 30/05/23 - 12:23pm Read More

EirGrid’s public information events on offshore energy plans for Waterford

THE Waterford public will have an opportunity to find out more about EirGrid’s plans to deliver offshore renewable energy infrastructure...

Monday, 29/05/23 - 7:09pm Read More

Spraoi performers struggle to find accommodation ahead of 2023 festival

One of Ireland’s top festivals will be coming to its home in the Déise this August. However, many performers are...

Monday, 29/05/23 - 4:13pm Read More