A sky of balloons in remembrance of popular Waterford man

WATERFORD came together in mourning this weekend for the tragic loss of 18-year-old Thomas (Tommy) Power, late of Ardmore Park, who died last Thursday. His funeral took place today in St. Saviour’s Church, Ballybeg with a burial immediately afterwards in...

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Number of people in ICU for Covid down to 50

The Department of Health has recorded 420 cases of COVID-19 and 4 additional deaths. Of the deaths reported today, all occurred in April. There has been a total of 4,835 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. There has now been a...

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‘World class’ water sports centres for Tramore and Ardmore

THE coastal towns of Tramore and Ardmore have been approved as the location of two world-class water sports facilities centres....

Saturday, 17/04/21 - 12:46pm Read More

Case numbers remain low throughout the week

The Department of Health has recorded 11 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There were 420 confirmed cases recorded today, including...

Friday, 16/04/21 - 6:10pm Read More

New field for Waterford family business

A WATERFORD family business is creating 30 additional jobs as it develops a new medical device face mask production facility...

Friday, 16/04/21 - 2:18pm Read More

Gardaí dealing with Newtown Road crash

Gardaí are currently dealing with a crash in Waterford City on Newtown Road, and motorists heading into the city are...

Friday, 16/04/21 - 12:49pm Read More

Busy week for Tramore’s rescue services

IT has been a busy couple of days for rescue services in Tramore with pagers activating to reports of an...

Friday, 16/04/21 - 10:24am Read More

Case numbers remain low as first phase of reopening begins

The Department of Health has recorded 309 confirmed cases of COVID-19, of which 15 are in Waterford. There has been...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 5:56pm Read More

Community rallies round family of girl (3) who tragically died

THERE has been a phenomenal outpouring of grief and support from the community of Carrick On Suir for the family...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 10:38am Read More

WIT’s primacy needs to be recognised

THE primacy of Waterford Institution of Technology (WIT) needs to be recognised in the Technological University of the South East...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 10:01am Read More

Shoe Centre inundated with bookings for children’s fittings

SINCE An Taoiseach Micheál Martin’s announcement that shoe shops are allowed to open to deal with children’s footwear only, The...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 9:56am Read More

431 confirmed cases of COVID-19 today

The Department of Health has recorded 431 cases of COVID-19, of which 5 were in Waterford. There have been 12...

Wednesday, 14/04/21 - 5:57pm Read More

Breda Brennan steps down from Waterford City & County Council

  SINN Fein Councillor Breda Brennan has submitted a letter of resignation to Waterford City & County Council effective from...

Wednesday, 14/04/21 - 5:56pm Read More

Shortage of Waterford occupational therapists to assess housing needs

THERE is a shortage of occupational therapists in Waterford, whose services are required to assess the need for housing adaptation...

Wednesday, 14/04/21 - 3:42pm Read More

People ‘trapped’ in substandard accommodation under HAP

WATERFORD councillors highlighted concerns regarding inaccessibility to accommodation under the Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) Scheme, as well as compliance issues...

Wednesday, 14/04/21 - 3:40pm Read More

Waterford rent lowest of any city in Ireland in Q4 of 2020

THE average rent in Waterford City in the 4th quarter of 2020 was €714 per month, the lowest of any...

Wednesday, 14/04/21 - 3:38pm Read More

Time lag in payment of on the spot litter fines

COMPLIANCE for payment of on the spot litter fines in Waterford is “quite high” despite delays in payment being made,...

Wednesday, 14/04/21 - 3:36pm Read More

Small amount of housing for people fleeing violence – Councillor

WATERFORD Fianna Fáil Councillor Eamon Quinlan has queried whether it is possible for victims of domestic violence to access emergency...

Wednesday, 14/04/21 - 3:35pm Read More

Concerns over future insurance for festivals

A WATERFORD councillor has said there is a “reinsurance apocalypse coming down the line” for those attempting to plan festivals...

Wednesday, 14/04/21 - 3:28pm Read More

Council spent €700k on sick day costs in 2020

WATERFORD City and County Council spent over €700,000 on the cost of covering sick days in 2020. A Freedom of...

Wednesday, 14/04/21 - 3:25pm Read More