Readathon goes virtual

AFTER 33 years the MS Ireland Readathon is at risk due to Covid-19 and its effects on fundraising activities in 2020, but the charity are hoping with their new interactive website, families and schools around the country will sign up...

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939 new cases and 3 deaths

THE Department of Health has reported 939 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland and 3 new deaths. In Waterford, there are 16 new cases today. Of the cases notified today; 444 are men / 483 are women 66% are under...

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Former Mayor of Waterford takes Trump to task in verse

TWO-TIME Mayor of Waterford and former TD Brian Swift has vocalised his frustration with the conduct of US President Donald...

Monday, 26/10/20 - 1:05pm Read More

Former Blackpool Mayor Philip Dunne (1942-2020) was raised in Waterford

PHILIP DUNNE, the London-born and Waterford-raised former Mayor of Blackpool, died at his home on October 8 following a long...

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One minute silence held outside former Good Shepherd Laundry

A largely silent vigil was held on Sunday evening, October 25 at 6pm outside WIT’s College St. campus, the former...

Sunday, 25/10/20 - 7:36pm Read More

1025 new cases and another large rise in Waterford

THE Department of Health has reported 1025 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland and no new deaths. In Waterford, there...

Sunday, 25/10/20 - 5:38pm Read More

Former priest guilty of child porn possession – AGAIN.

ON Tuesday, October 13, former priest, and convicted paedophile Oliver O’Grady was found guilty of knowingly possessing child pornography whilst...

Sunday, 25/10/20 - 4:03pm Read More

DARREN SKELTON: Time to sit up and take notice

The View from the Blue, as featured in the current edition of the Waterford News & Star. DURING my time...

Sunday, 25/10/20 - 3:55pm Read More

859 cases and another large increase in Waterford

THE Department of Health has reported 859 new cases of covid-19 and 4 additional deaths. In Waterford, there are 33...

Saturday, 24/10/20 - 5:37pm Read More

Green Party TD issues statement regarding his vote on the Mother and Baby home bill

GREEN Party TD, Marc Ó Cathasaigh has issued a statement in relation to the Mother and Baby Homes Commission Records...

Saturday, 24/10/20 - 4:57pm Read More

Where Waterford’s Covid cases from the last 14 days were located

THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has updated the locations (per electoral area) of Waterford’s covid cases over the past 14...

Friday, 23/10/20 - 6:51pm Read More

777 new cases and 7 new deaths

IT’S all about the number seven tonight as the Department of Health report 777 new cases of Covid-19 and 7...

Friday, 23/10/20 - 5:59pm Read More

Suirway to get on the road for essential workers

SUIRWAY’s buses will be back on the road on Tuesday after seven months of being parked up due to the...

Friday, 23/10/20 - 2:43pm Read More

No Christmas party – no panic – you can still support local

Photographer David Murphy accepting the Waterford Shop Local Gift Vouchers. Christmas is coming and while we may not be able...

Friday, 23/10/20 - 9:37am Read More

1066 new cases and another large jump in Waterford

THE Department of Health has reported 1066 new cases of Covid-19 and 3 new deaths. There is also an increase...

Thursday, 22/10/20 - 6:30pm Read More

No new planning application for Gallwey’s Hill

A SENIOR Planner with Waterford City and County Council has stated that there isn’t a new planning application registered for...

Thursday, 22/10/20 - 5:00pm Read More

Trailer loaded with €10,000 worth of cattle had dangerous and defective tyres

A tractor pulling a trailer loaded with €10,000 worth of cattle was stopped in Waterford on the way to a...

Thursday, 22/10/20 - 3:17pm Read More

Waterford woman charged with identifying boys in Kriegel case

A WATERFORD woman who allegedly shared pictures of the boys charged with the murder of Ana Kriegel – known as...

Thursday, 22/10/20 - 1:26pm Read More

Elderly need support during Level 5 lockdown

During the current Level Five lockdown, our elderly population needs support, reassurance and care, now more than ever. Unlike the...

Thursday, 22/10/20 - 11:47am Read More