Site secured for Ferrybank Men’s Shed

A SITE between the grounds of the Clover Centre and the Christendom housing estate in Ferrybank has been secured to house the area’s first Men’s Shed. On a visit to the site, Frank Kennedy (a member of the New Community...

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Deserved acclaim for Waterford’s Hidden Heroes

WATERFORD figured prominently at this year’s Hidden Heroes Awards, which were held in Dublin’s Intercontinental Hotel on Monday, with two individuals and a support group receiving national recognition. Mount Sion CBS’s Scott Tobin (14) received a Special Recognition Award in...

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Knockboy development gets green light despite recommended refusal

AN Bord Pleanála has granted planning permission for the construction of 207 houses, 154 apartments (in nine blocks), a crèche...

Friday, 13/09/19 - 4:30pm Read More

Unnecessary obstacles facing wheelchair users

THE ongoing difficulties facing wheelchair users on several footpaths around Waterford city have been re-iterated by a prominent local disability...

Thursday, 12/09/19 - 5:00pm Read More

Coffey to quit politics if not returned to Dail

SENATOR Paudie Coffey will step down from public life if he doesn’t regain a Dáil seat at the next general...

Thursday, 12/09/19 - 4:00pm Read More

Taoiseach ‘frustrated’ by protracted Technological University bid

TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar has spoken of his frustration with the protracted progress of the Waterford IT/IT Carlow submission to create...

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New ‘Audio Alerts’ will keep you on your toes

THE next time you’re walking your dog and you hear a voice telling you to clean up after him, it...

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Straight questions, evasive answers

AFTER his meeting with the Councillors, the local media had their chance to corner the Minister for Finance. Sinead Ahearne...

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Minister’s visit leaves a lot to be desired

THE air of anticipation that surrounded the Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe’s visit to Waterford last Thursday quickly turned to...

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Waterford politicians pen letter of concern over Garda changes

WATERFORD’S Oireachtas members David Cullinane TD, Mary Butler TD, Minister of State John Halligan TD, Senator Paudie Coffey and the...

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Tributes paid to psychiatrist (40) who died at Mahon Falls

Tributes have been paid to psychiatrist Séamus Mac Suibhne (40) who died following a fall on the Comeragh Mountains on...

Tuesday, 10/09/19 - 5:30pm Read More

Time to make waves with Waterford’s maritime offering

THE recent controversy regarding the temporary relocation of the ‘Vadrafjordr’ longboat has sparked a debate about how the city and...

Tuesday, 10/09/19 - 4:30pm Read More

All the fun of the Fare

THE overwhelming consensus amongst the thousands of people who swarmed the buzzing streets of Waterford last weekend was that the...

Tuesday, 10/09/19 - 3:38pm Read More

Wetherspoons confirm November start

THE much anticipated start date for Wetherspoon’s new Waterford bar has been confirmed to the Waterford News & Star as...

Tuesday, 10/09/19 - 12:00pm Read More

Abbeyside’s Aisling secures RTE presenter role

  Congratulations to Aisling Moloney from Abbeyside, Dungarvan who has secured a frontline spot as a presenter on news2day, RTÉ’s...

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Culture Night ‘19 comes to Tramore

‘Tramore writer and musician Derek Flynn hopes to set Tramore alight in a blaze of culture this year.’ THE annual...

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Death of popular contributor Paddy Lowe

IT was with deep sadness that the Waterford News & Star learned of the death of long-standing contributor Patrick ‘Paddy’...

Friday, 06/09/19 - 3:30pm Read More

Harvest is underway!

THE Harvest Festival returns this weekend (Friday, September 6 – Sunday, September 8) for its 11th renewal and, as usual,...

Friday, 06/09/19 - 12:26pm Read More

Longboat to return to Viking Triangle berth

THE temporary removal of the popular ‘Vadrafjordr’ longboat from its well-established perch outside Reginald’s Tower last week led to a...

Thursday, 05/09/19 - 5:30pm Read More

Community drum sounding loudly in upbeat Cappoquin

CAPPOQUIN, with a population of 699 as recorded by the 2016 Census, is the largest semi-rural area in Waterford without...

Wednesday, 04/09/19 - 5:00pm Read More