PHOENIX: The struggle goes on

  The Phoenix opinion column, which has been running in the Waterford News & Star for more than 30 years, as published in this week’s print edition THE late Anthony Brophy whom many people will recall from symphony concerts, cruise...

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Obituary: Michael Sullivan loved work, family and sport

MICHAEL ‘Mickey’ Sullivan of Palace Apartments, Strand Road, Tramore, passed away unexpectedly on April 16 of this year. He was 70 years of age. Michael, who was born in Wheelbarrow Lane in Waterford city centre, grew up in Connolly Place...

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Obituary: Organist Maura Power did her beloved Portlaw some service

THE top left-hand corner of Saint Patrick’s Church in Portlaw will never be the same again in the wake of...

Wednesday, 04/11/20 - 10:19am 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...

Monday, 26/10/20 - 12:37pm Read More

Obituary: Dr Alan Howard (1929-2020): the founder of the Cambridge Diet

DOCTOR Alan Norman Howard, who has died peacefully at the age of 91, was a pioneer in the field of nutrition...

Tuesday, 18/08/20 - 9:01am Read More

Obituary: Margaret Upton (nee Grant) lived a life of music, design and kindness

IT is with deep regret that we record the death of Mrs Margaret Upton (nee Grant), Avondale Lawn, Kilcohan, Waterford....

Tuesday, 18/08/20 - 8:53am Read More

Pauline was the “best dressed woman in town”

IT is with great sadness, but much respect and admiration, that we remember Pauline O’Neill (Nee Ryan) who passed away...

Thursday, 23/07/20 - 1:42pm Read More

Obituary: Michael Ingoldsby (1931-2020) – The Quiet Man behind the Piano

If you could hear a piano playing, but could not see the musician, but are drawn to the sound of...

Sunday, 21/06/20 - 11:29am Read More

Noel Griffin: A life well lived

  30/12/1935-02/05/2020 IT is with deepest regret that we announce the death of Noel Griffin (84), late of Bishopsgrove, Ferrybank,...

Friday, 29/05/20 - 2:04pm Read More

Obituary: Paddy Fitzgerald loved his family, sport and city

PATRICK ‘Paddy’ Fitzgerald of Bromley Close, Ardkeen Village, who died on Sunday, April 26, aged 81, was born to Michael...

Thursday, 28/05/20 - 1:36pm Read More

Tramore says goodnight to Cliodhna

IT is with tremendous sadness that we announce, Cliodhna Dillon, late of The Croft, Clarinwood, Tramore died unexpectedly last Friday,...

Wednesday, 27/05/20 - 3:47pm Read More

Billy Power: A Simple Life

ON April 8, 2020, at 12.15am, a beautiful man passed from this life. His name was William (Billy) Power, loving...

Saturday, 23/05/20 - 2:25pm Read More

Obituary: Martin was a man of many memories

IT is with tremendous sadness that we record the death of Martin Skelton, late of Clarke Road, Cork Road, Waterford...

Thursday, 21/05/20 - 9:50am Read More

Recent deaths in Waterford City and County

CITY It’s with deep and sad regret that we place on record the death of Mary Flynn nee Collopy, Bawndaw,...

Friday, 27/03/20 - 3:35pm Read More

City mourns ‘Tattoo Genius’

TATTOO Artist, Joe Myler (50) has passed away following a short illness. Survived by his wife, Michelle and beloved children...

Friday, 27/03/20 - 1:21pm Read More

Pat Murphy was a ‘true maverick’

“Pat was very funny and had a great intellect.” THE arts community was united in their grief, and respect for...

Wednesday, 19/02/20 - 7:00pm Read More

Benevolent Betty

Betty Cuddihy: 21st August 1956 – 28th January 2020 “KEEP them all in the church for as long as possible...

Tuesday, 18/02/20 - 12:36pm Read More

Newtown in mourning following shock death of Maurice Lenihan

THE skies were sunken and grey over Maurice Lenihan’s beloved Newtown on Sunday morning while the air was thick with...

Wednesday, 08/01/20 - 7:00pm Read More

Dan McGrath (1962-2019): Dungarvan’s Pied Piper

“Ideas cascaded from Danny. He didn’t know reverse gear.” TO write of Danny McGrath in the past tense is obscene....

Tuesday, 07/01/20 - 5:00pm Read More