Staff to be maintained in Tesco fuel station takeover

FOLLOWING their announcement at the end of 2019 regarding the merger of their fuel stations, Tesco have completed the transfer of their 22 fuel stations around Ireland. Stations in Ballybeg, Tramore, Ardkeen and all remaining Irish stations will now bear...

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“You’d be surprised how many people my age can’t read or write,” says city pensioner

A Waterford man in his mid-70s has spoken about the difficulties he has faced throughout his adulthood given that he cannot read or write. ‘Michael’ who spoke to the Waterford News & Star on the condition of anonymity, stated: “I...

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No increase locally but national picture is concerning

THE number of covid-19 cases in Waterford is 160 as of July 7 – no change in today’s update. However,...

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Gardaí issue advice after reports of Vishing scam

OVER the last couple of weeks Gardaí in Waterford have received a number of reports from people who were caught...

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Elderly man dies in Ballytruckle fire

AT a sitting of the Coroner’s Court in Waterford Courthouse, last Thursday, July 2, the court heard details leading to...

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Death of former Ambassador Eamon Ryan

The death has occurred of retired Irish Ambassador Eamon Ryan, who was a native of Waterford. Born in Waterford and son...

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A 96 year old legend

IN May of last year, Ronan Morrissey of the Waterford News & Star spoke to a Wexford man, who is...

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23 year old appears in court in connection with Garda assault

A 23 year old male appeared in Waterford District Court this morning (Thursday, July 9) in relation to an incident...

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Vast majority of local licensed premises in compliance with Covid-19 regulations

WATERFORD publicans and restaurant owners are not among the 26 licensed premises across the State that may face prosecution for...

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Take a virtual tour of a superb Ferrybank home

What: Four bed detached Where: Almar House, Larkfield, Ferrybank How much: €495,000 SHERRY FitzGerald John Rohan is offering a virtual...

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Davy’s daily walk raises over €3,800 for Special Olympics

HAVING initially set out to raise €200 for the Waterford branch of the Special Olympics, a Mooncoin man has smashed...

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Man bites Guard while resisting arrest

AT approximately 4:50pm yesterday (Wednesday, July 8), Gardai were dealing with a public order incident outside Ulster Bank on Custom’s...

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Two new cases of covid-19 in Waterford

AS of July 6, Waterford has two new confirmed cases of Covid-19. The total number is now 160. In University...

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Irish Water lifts Hosepipe Ban following recent rain

Following recent heavy rainfall and improving river and ground water conditions, Irish Water has lifted the Water Conservation Order (the...

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Snippets from around the County

Ballyduff/Kilmeaden Diamond Couple We send warm wishes and congratulations to well-known local couple Eugene and Siobhan Power, Ballyduff House, who...

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Happy ending as stolen painting returned

  Sergeant Larry Langton and Sergeant Dave Butler of Waterford Garda Station with Rachael Cavaliere of Espresso Restaurant and artist...

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Snippets from around the City

DUNMORE ROAD Solas Centre (June to July) Our phone lines are open and operating as normal, if you would prefer...

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Kilmacthomas takes ‘Sound Town’ honours

Kilmacthomas has been announced as the third Today FM/Cadbury Ireland ‘Sound Town’ winner of 2020, following incredible work carried out...

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Sunday drive goes wrong

A HIGH speed chase through Waterford City on Sunday night (July 5) miraculously ended without loss of life after a...

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Dungarvan’s Grattan Square adapting to different times

Over the past two centuries, Dungarvan’s Grattan Square has seen few enough changes for the businesses sited there. Through the...

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