Benevolent Betty

Betty Cuddihy: 21st August 1956 – 28th January 2020 “KEEP them all in the church for as long as possible when I die,” Betty Cuddihy instructed Father Michael Twomey in the time before her funeral. The church all laughed when...

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Thank you from the Green Room Awards!

Thank you from the Waterford News & Star Green Room Awards to our lead sponsors, supporters, and everyone who made the inaugural gala event at the Theatre Royal on Sunday, February 2, such an outstanding success!

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Unleashing our Déise spirit on the people’s stage

EDITORIAL ‘There wasn’t a night like this since the old finals of Tops.’ Arts correspondent Pat McEvoy’s words sum up...

Thursday, 13/02/20 - 5:40pm Read More

VIDEO: Des Manahan honoured at Green Room Awards

Enjoy this delightful video created by Colin Shanahan in honour of the Waterford News & Star Green Room Awards Lifetime...

Thursday, 13/02/20 - 5:07pm Read More

‘Memories’ is a fitting musical tribute to the late Dick Hayes

‘MEMORIES, The Songbook Legacy’ is a two-disc album which the Hayes family has assembled in honour of their late father...

Wednesday, 12/02/20 - 7:00pm Read More

Kenneally victims question level of Fianna Fail TD’s support

TWO victims of convicted sex abuser Bill Kenneally have taken issue with Fianna Fáil TD Mary Butler’s assertion of ‘complete...

Wednesday, 12/02/20 - 1:52pm Read More

Bishop says Church must ‘seek the lost’

BISHOP of Waterford & Lismore Alphonsus Cullinan has written of a “new culture which is trying to undo the truths...

Tuesday, 11/02/20 - 6:00pm Read More

Young woman charged after discovery of baby’s remains at Caredoc

A YOUNG city woman has been charged with manslaughter and neglect, following the discovery of a newborn baby’s body at...

Tuesday, 11/02/20 - 3:30pm Read More

Cullinane “focused on future” after celebration comments

POLL-TOPPING TD David Cullinane said his closing comments at a party celebration following his election on Sunday night were ‘reflecting...

Tuesday, 11/02/20 - 11:03am Read More

No TD for west Waterford

THE elimination of Damien Geoghegan marked the first time since 1940s that West Waterford hasn’t returned a TD. Clearly crestfallen,...

Monday, 10/02/20 - 2:46am Read More

Pratt’s post-midnight fall

JOHN Pratt has put back on his mayoral chains, after the general election candidate was knocked out after midnight in...

Monday, 10/02/20 - 12:43am Read More

Maurice Cummins: the tide was against Fine Gael

On a tough day for Fine Gael, former Seanad leader Maurice Cummins believes Fianna Fáil’s Mary Butler will ‘definitely’ take...

Sunday, 09/02/20 - 11:08pm Read More

Eddie Mulligan proud of his election effort

Fianna Fáil’s Eddie Mulligan said he is ‘delighted’ to have won the faith of 2,654 Waterfordians who offered their first...

Sunday, 09/02/20 - 9:49pm Read More

Butler voiced her concerns over running second FF candidate

Fianna Fáil TD Mary Butler has suggested that her running on a standalone basis might have served the party better...

Sunday, 09/02/20 - 9:23pm Read More

David Cullinane thrilled with massive mandate

Sinn Féin’s David Cullinane has been returned to the Dáil on the first count with a whopping 20,569 first preference...

Sunday, 09/02/20 - 6:47pm Read More

Watch: The first results are in and David Cullinane has been elected

David Cullinane feeling on top of the world in Waterford, elected with 20,569 first preferences, almost double the quota of...

Sunday, 09/02/20 - 6:04pm Read More

FF source questions two candidate strategy

A senior Fianna Fáil representative in Waterford has questioned the wisdom of his party’s running two candidates in this weekend’s...

Sunday, 09/02/20 - 5:26pm Read More

Shanahan: ‘This is the beginning of building something’

Independent candidate Matt Shanahan is pleased with the 4,990 first preferences he gained in yesterday’s General Election but realises there’s...

Sunday, 09/02/20 - 4:52pm Read More