Darren Skelton: Let’s talk about the lotto

The View from the Blue from the Waterford News & Star September 14, 2021 I’VE written about the National Lottery on this platform before because it’s one of those things that’s just there, and most people don’t give it a...

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View from the Green Room: Opera critic faces the music as fans hiss and boo!

  Theatre Royal: Die Fledermaus 1984   WE need to talk about ‘Die Fledermaus’. It was 1984 – Orwell’s dystopian novel 1984 should have forewarned us – and the Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society (now sadly reduced to a...

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PHOENIX: Amalgamation legacies

    The Phoenix opinion column has been running in the Waterford News & Star for more than 30 years...

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Time out with Timmy: Back to the future

Timmy Ryan’s weekly column for the Waterford News & Star   I OCCASIONALLY allow myself a little flight of fancy...

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EDITORIAL: Putting the jewel in Waterford’s greenway crown

  IT has been long awaited, so long awaited that news this week that the Bilberry to Waterford city centre...

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Insurance cover for farmers: why it’s worth it

By Martin Glennon, Head of Financial Planning at ifac Some insurances are compulsory like car insurance, mortgage protection and property insurance (when...

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DARREN SKELTON: The last shred of integrity in Irish Politics – RIP

The View from the Blue from the Waterford News & Star, September 7, 2021 INDIVIDUALLY, I don’t think Leo Varadkar,...

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VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Everyone my age is older than me

  Tramore: My Laptop   WE need to be clear on one issue. When someone greets you with, “Well, how...

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FR LIAM POWER: Change of culture needed in housing

  A Question of Faith, Fr Liam Power’s Fortnightly Column   THE housing crisis is still with us. Taoiseach, Micheal...

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PHOENIX: Waterford after the pandemic

  The Phoenix opinion column has been running in the Waterford News & Star for more than 30 years  ...

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CATHERINE DREA: Dream, imagine, play

As I See It: Catherine Drea’s fortnightly column as published in the Waterford News & Star   I’VE been asking...

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EDITORIAL: Bidding final farewell to two Déise greats

  EVERY now and again a person comes along who becomes not just the life and soul of the party…...

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View from the Green Room: A romantic tragedy for all the ages

  REVIEW Wyse’s Park: Romeo and Juliet   WATERFORD Youth Arts presented a first-class outdoor production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and...

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PHOENIX: The dust off the Blaa!

  The Phoenix opinion column has been running in the Waterford News & Star for more than 30 years  ...

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Time Out With Timmy: The magic of the Everly Brothers

  Timmy Ryan’s weekly column for the Waterford News & Star   VERY recently I played a song on the...

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EDITORIAL: Carrying the scars of childhood

IN 2009, the Christian Brothers issued a public apology to those who were abused under their care, following the findings...

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DARREN SKELTON: The Pursuit of contentment

The View from the Blue from August 24, 2021 IT’S one of those weeks where I’m having to file this...

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Fr Liam Power’s Column – Climate Change: Our Greatest Challenge

THE Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a scientific group working under the auspices of the United Nations, published its...

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Catherine Drea: Doing our bit for Mother Earth

WHATEVER you do, don’t panic about the demise of the planet. You’ve got this. You got through the last year...

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Phoenix: History repeats itself on Lombard Street

THE planning debacle about the proposed redevelopment of 36 The Mall and the adjacent north side of Lombard Street shows...

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