2019: A Year of Books – Part One

THIS week, I start the countdown from tenth place to sixth place of books which I feel are the perfect Christmas gift for loved ones (or yourself!). Each book is different, asks something different of us and appeals to us...

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Noeline Power: Smiling from Slievekeale to Tramore

NOELINE Power is immaculately dressed in a warm shade of mustard, with a wide smile offered, not just to me, but to everyone who walks through the doors of O Shea’s Hotel on the morning we meet. I am told...

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Opinion: Honour the dead by living in the now

NOVEMBER is the traditional month in which Catholics honour their dead. In Mexico, the first two days of the month...

Tuesday, 03/12/19 - 8:00pm Read More

MUM’S THE WORD: Living for the weekend

Aideen Glynn’s weekly column as published in the Waterford News & Star Well! magazine   AND so it begins. The...

Tuesday, 03/12/19 - 10:17am Read More

CATHERINE DREA: Embracing International Men’s Day

  As I See It: Catherine Drea’s fortnightly column for the Waterford News & Star   IT was International Men’s...

Tuesday, 03/12/19 - 10:11am Read More

View from the Green Room: The Bockety World of Henry and Bucket

  Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   THERE’S nothing like a children’s play...

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The Book Nook with Dymphna Nugent

  Book Review: Akin by Emma Donoghue IT’S hard to read a new novel by Emma Donoghue and not make...

Tuesday, 26/11/19 - 8:30pm Read More

Michael Walsh: From Coventry to Catherine Street

MICHAEL Walsh was born in Passage East, Co Waterford before leaving behind school and family at the young age of...

Tuesday, 26/11/19 - 12:30pm Read More

The Book Nook with Dymphna Nugent

Book Review: A Great Beauty by A. O’Connor IRISH writer A. O’Connor returns with ‘A Great Beauty’, a name which...

Tuesday, 26/11/19 - 11:45am Read More

MUM’S THE WORD: Pitch side experts

Aideen Glynn’s weekly column as published in the Waterford News & Star Well! magazine   FAMILIES all over the country...

Tuesday, 26/11/19 - 10:55am Read More

PHOENIX: Metamorphosis

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

Tuesday, 26/11/19 - 10:50am Read More

Time out with Timmy: How to survive Christmas

Timmy Ryan’s weekly column for the Waterford News & Star IF the television and radio adverts are to be believed...

Tuesday, 26/11/19 - 10:44am Read More

View From The Blue: Jim’s Red Iron Glistens

“GOOD writing excites me, and makes life worth living,” said Harold Pinter. Were the estimable Mr Pinter still among us...

Wednesday, 20/11/19 - 5:00pm Read More

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Bridge of sighs and lies

  Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   REVIEW: Jim Nolan’s The Red Iron...

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MUM’S THE WORD: Movement 101

Aideen Glynn’s weekly column as published in the Waterford News & Star Well! magazine   THE human body is designed...

Tuesday, 19/11/19 - 11:57am Read More

CATHERINE DREA: In bed with uncle Gaybo

As I See It: Catherine Drea’s fortnightly column for the Waterford News & Star   IF you heard the music...

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TIME OUT WITH TIMMY: My Tube

Timmy Ryan’s weekly column for the Waterford News & Star   IT’S hard to imagine a world without the Internet....

Wednesday, 13/11/19 - 12:17pm Read More

PHOENIX: What is the message?

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

Wednesday, 13/11/19 - 11:37am Read More

The Book Nook Review: Expectation by Anna Hope

  EXPECTATION by Anna Hope was described by RTÉ’s Eileen Dunne as “a great holiday read” owing to Hope’s exploration...

Tuesday, 12/11/19 - 10:41am Read More

CATHERINE DREA: If I was giving out awards…

  As I See It: Catherine Drea’s fortnightly column for the Waterford News & Star   I WAS shocked to...

Saturday, 09/11/19 - 9:02pm Read More