Strategy document excludes areas of Waterford

THE Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy, which seems to exclude areas of crucial importance to Waterford’s development, needs “considerable tweaking”. The document, which sets out a 12-year strategy for the development of Southern Ireland, finished public consultation last week. Fianna...

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Driving test waiting lists ‘too long’

THE Waterford waiting list for driver tests stands at 806 people as of last week. This is broken down as 520 for Waterford City test centre and 286 for the Dungarvan test centre. Independent Councillor Joe Kelly says that these...

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Cockle women gain place in Déise history

THE courageous and hardworking Cockle Woman have finally got the place in history that they deserve with the unveiling of...

Thursday, 21/03/19 - 3:00pm Read More

Family in limbo as Council funds run dry for State mortgages

ON the verge of picking up the keys of their new home, a city family were devastated, in recent days,...

Thursday, 21/03/19 - 2:37pm Read More

A colourful tale of love, culture and community

AN estimated 5,000 people turned out on the streets of the city on Sunday to enjoy the colourful spectacle of...

Wednesday, 20/03/19 - 12:30pm Read More

Scorned lover victim of frenzied stabbing 

IN Waterford Circuit Court last week, 19-year-old Jason Moore escaped jail time for viciously attacking Luke O’Brien when they were...

Wednesday, 20/03/19 - 10:52am Read More

Morrissey’s People: Bouncing back from adversity

“BASICALLY we were locked in for a number of years,” Richie McGuire says when explaining what it can be like...

Tuesday, 19/03/19 - 11:21am Read More

A day they’ll never forget

THE latest recipients of the Freedom of Waterford City and County stated they would never forget last week’s ceremony in...

Friday, 15/03/19 - 12:38pm Read More

Homeless hub location ‘not appropriate’ says special needs school

THE chairperson of the St Joseph’s School Board of Management has contacted Waterford Council’s Homeless Services Department to express disappointment...

Friday, 15/03/19 - 10:12am Read More

Sanofi scoops overall Déise business accolade

  THE team at Sanofi were “humbled” that the multi-national was named Overall Waterford Business of the Year at the...

Thursday, 14/03/19 - 12:45pm Read More

Active Grand Hotel in Tramore’s best interests – councillors

TWO local councillors have stated their opposition to any further Direct Provision Centres being established in Tramore, adding that more...

Thursday, 14/03/19 - 11:22am Read More

Former Esso site rejuvenated

A national restaurant chain has provided the latest vote of confidence for the future of Waterford City with a pledge...

Wednesday, 13/03/19 - 12:46pm Read More

UHW and Cork to split

Plans are at an advanced stage for a new hospital grouping that would see University Hospital Waterford’s relationship with University...

Wednesday, 13/03/19 - 10:31am Read More

Explosive Ordnance Disposal team to examine suspicious device

THE assistance of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team has been sought after a suspicious device was found in the Lisduggan area of the...

Tuesday, 12/03/19 - 4:57pm Read More

North Quays Project gets the green light

Waterford North Quays is a project of Falcon Real Estate Development Ireland With over 8 hectares, it will be the...

Tuesday, 12/03/19 - 6:53am Read More

Family hopes missing Mary is safe

  “WE’RE getting through it by helping out one another,” Peggy O’Regan says while sitting at the kitchen table of...

Thursday, 28/02/19 - 4:22pm Read More

Council responds to tree felling

  THE Waterford News & Star questioned Waterford City & County Council this week on their tree felling programme, which...

Monday, 11/02/19 - 8:25pm Read More

“Holy Show” receives almost 5000 complaints

A SHOW by Waterford entertainer Bonnie Boux (AKA Sinead Gould) called “Making a Show of Yourself”, which is scheduled to...

Monday, 11/02/19 - 2:34pm Read More

€30,000 worth of drugs found at a grow house

A GROW house containing an estimated €30,000 worth of cannabis was discovered in Waterford yesterday afternoon. As a result of...

Thursday, 07/02/19 - 9:14am Read More

Hospital and medical cancellations

University Hospital Waterford wishes to advise the public that due to tomorrow’s (Thursday, 7th February) Industrial Action by the INMO all Out...

Wednesday, 06/02/19 - 3:43pm Read More