National News

Cork man facing deportation has until Friday to leave US or face up to four years in jail

Keith Byrne with his wife Keren. Photo: GoFundMe. Keith Byrne’s brother, Greg, said Keith called him yesterday from Pike County detention centre and that an ICE official presented him with a deal. Keith, 37, from Fermoy in Co Cork, moved...

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Shotgun and pistol recovered by gardaí in Finglas

Gardaí in Finglas have recovered two firearms as part of ongoing policing operations targeting criminality in the area. The operation...

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Post-mortem due on man who died in Waterford collision

A post-mortem examination is taking place today after a man died in a crash in Waterford yesterday afternoon. The man...

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45% decrease in funding to Irish universities over the past 10 years

There has been a 45% decrease in funding to Irish universities over the past 10 years. The Irish Universities’ Association...

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Cabinet Ministers to approve major restructure of HSE today

Cabinet Ministers are set to approve a major restructure of the HSE this morning. It would establish six regional healthcare...

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Google bans Gemma O’Doherty from holding YouTube accounts over hate speech breaches

Gemma O’Doherty’s YouTube account has been permanently removed for breaching its policies on hate speech. Ms O’Doherty, who failed in...

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Two-car crash in Waterford kills man, another airlifted to hospital

A man has died and another man is injured after a two-car crash in Co. Waterford. Gardaí are at the...

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Cork Mail Centre staff feel ‘betrayed’ by decision to close facility

Cork Mail Centre Action Group members (from left) Charlotte Gillis, Susan O’Sullivan, John Ahern, spokesperson; Adrienne Sheehan, Norma Creech and...

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Here is the average amount of sick leave each sector in the civil service took last year

Sick leave in the public service cost more than €380m last year. However, the number of working days lost to...

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Minister ‘deeply regrets’ tracker mortgage scandal lead to over 300 people losing their homes

The Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has said he “deeply regrets” that more than 300 people lost their homes because of...

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Waterford News

Funeral details announced for Fair City actor

FUNERAL details have been announced for Fair City actor Karl Shiels, who sadly passed away suddenly during a visit to the city on Monday morning. Karl is sadly missed by his loving partner Laura Honan, twin daughters Iseabel and Saoirse...

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Man in 70s fatally injured in N25 car crash

A MAN in his 70s was fatally injured when his car was involved in a collision with another vehicle at...

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HSE confirms its out of hours psychiatry service

IN response to an article published in last Tuesday’s Waterford News & Star, the HSE have re-iterated that there is...

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Council debate Waterford’s Mount Rushmore

A MOTION to consider sculpting the head of Michael Collins into the landscape overlooking Waterford City was referred to the...

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Family Fun Day for Waterford’s Polish Community

THE special local ties between Poland and Ireland were on display at a recent Family Fun Day held at the...

Tuesday, 16/07/19 - 12:40pm Read More

Housing in Waterford remains the priority

HOUSING matters took up large swathes of last week’s Plenary Meeting at City Hall, with Waterford City and County Council...

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Music for all at Central Library

CENTRAL Library was invigorated with imagination and excitement recently as it hosted musical workshops as part of Cruinniú na nÓg...

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City teens enjoy week in Cavan

THE children of the Ballybeg Community Youth Education Project MAD Club enjoyed the most recent event of their summer programme...

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Record crowds to go “wild” for Comeragh Festival

THIS year’s Comeraghs Wild Festival is set to be a feast of fun with record crowds expected to turn out...

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Terrific Tinteán turns 20

THE Vintage Parlour Tea Rooms played host to a very special evening on Wednesday, June 26 when Tinteán Housing Association...

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