Man (59) to serve eight years for sexual abuse of four minors

A 59-YEAR-old Waterford man has been sentenced to eight years imprisonment for the sexual assault of four minors at three separate addresses in the city between 1986 and 1999. The accused entered guilty pleas on 34 sample counts brought before...

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Waterford groups urged to apply for ‘RTÉ Does Comic Relief’ fund

Waterford charities and not for profit organisations supporting vulnerable people during the Covid-19 pandemic have been encouraged apply for support from the near €6 million raised during RTÉ Does Comic Relief. The Community Foundation for Ireland is opening the application...

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50 new cases nationally – none in Waterford – trouble on the way for Wexford

ANOTHER day has passed without a new case of Covid-19 in Waterford. The total is still 166 as of August...

Wednesday, 05/08/20 - 6:21pm Read More

Body recovered from River Suir

FOLLOWING reports of a man entering the River Suir from Rice Bridge earlier this afternoon, Gardai have confirmed that a...

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Postmasters urge full return to weekly social welfare payments

Postmasters have urged a full return to weekly collection of all social protection payments at Post Offices. The Irish Postmasters’...

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Norris’s Bar pushing ahead with reopening plans

OWNER of Norris’s Bar Martin Colbert is pushing ahead with his plans to reopen on Monday next, in the wake...

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Blues first team player tests negative for Covid-19

By Adrian Flanagan  A Waterford FC first team player who displayed symptoms consistent with Covid-19 has received a negative result,...

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Campaign to “End Period Censorship” gains momentum

  THERE is a more than a bang of Catholic Ireland coming from the decision by the Advertising Standards Authority...

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Alternative water supply made available to Faha residents

An alternative water supply is now available adjacent to Faha Church as Irish Water (along with Waterford City & County...

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Caught hook, line and sinker

A MAN charged with possession of 29 sea bass (the court heard that the quota was just one) was fined...

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1848 Tricolour Celebration Committee Remembers the Birthday of Thomas Francis Meagher

  Due to Covid-19, and in the interest of safety and social distancing, the 1848 Tricolour Celebration Committee cancelled  its...

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Waterford Youth Arts theatre project to move outdoors

WATERFORD City and County Councillors have agreed to reallocate €6,000 in unused festival and events funding to allow Waterford Youth...

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Politician’s letter in assault case ‘inappropriate’ – judge

Delayed sentence for 21-year-old after vicious attack JUDGE Eugene O’Kelly described as inappropriate a letter he received from a political...

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Tom Boland to drive TUSE… but his independence in role has been questioned

FORMER Chief Executive of the Higher Education Authority (HEA), Tom Boland is the new “independent Programme Executive Director for the...

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Beer based podcast and Phil Grimes unite for Solas

POPULAR bar based podcast The Snugcast has teamed up with Phil Grimes pub in Johnstown to raise vital funds for the...

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Suspended sentence for man who put “fear of God” into sister over will

A MAN received a three-year suspended sentence at Waterford Circuit Criminal Court following a series of threats issued to his...

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HSE web portal on disability day services goes live

Minister for Disability Anne Rabbitte (FF) has welcomed the publication of a HSE web portal providing details of when disability day services will re-open. The portal provides...

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Blues Doctor resigns as FAI confirm club’s second suspected Covid case

By Adrian Flanagan & Dermot Keyes  Waterford FC Doctor Sinead Fitzpatrick has resigned from her club position just minutes after...

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Pubs to remain closed

Pubs, bars, hotel bars, night clubs and casinos will remain closed the Government has confirmed, representing a critical blow to...

Tuesday, 04/08/20 - 6:46pm Read More

45 cases nationally, but still no increase in Waterford

FOR the 22nd day in a row there has been no new cases of Covid-19 in Waterford. Our total number since...

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