Diary From A Social Distance

Diary From A Social Distance: June 23-29

  Tuesday, June 23, 6:25pm: I bring our canine duo, Buddy and Zippy, off for their evening walk after another day’s work at the home office draws to a close. Two horses trot from one side of a nearby paddock...

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Diary from a Social Distance: June 16-June 22

Tuesday, June 16, 10:11am: The Irish Independent reports that “up to 1.7 million people are now wearing face masks –...

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Diary From A Social Distance: June 9 – June 15

Tuesday, June 9, 3:57pm: Herself and myself return to the car having walked to Baylough, above The Vee in the...

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Diary From A Social Distance: June 2 – June 8

Tuesday, June 2, 10:51pm: Publication day ends with another anti-social run of mine, taking in 4.8 kilometres (three miles) of...

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Diary From A Social Distance: May 26-June 1

A weekly blog by Deputy Editor Dermot Keyes from his #stayathome office Tuesday, May 26, 4:52pm: As I work on...

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Diary From A Social Distance: May 19-25

A weekly blog by Deputy Editor Dermot Keyes from his #stayathome office Tuesday, May 19, 1:16pm: The oddity of not...

Tuesday, 26/05/20 - 9:34pm Read More

Diary From A Social Distance: May 12 to May 18

Tuesday, May 12, 11:52pm: I complete another 5k run on my loop in 28 minutes flat, passing a total of...

Saturday, 23/05/20 - 12:35pm Read More

Diary From A Social Distance: Sunday, May 17

The final daily blog by Deputy Editor Dermot Keyes from his #stayathome office, which he began filing on Monday, March...

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Diary From A Social Distance: Saturday, May 16

A daily blog by Deputy Editor Dermot Keyes from his #stayathome office Saturday, May 16, 9:03am: I surprise myself by...

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Diary From A Social Distance: Friday, May 15

A daily blog by Deputy Editor Dermot Keyes from his #stayathome office Friday, May 15, 9:57am: I’ve got Zippy and...

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Views

View from the Green Room: So many turning points that just never seem to turn

Tramore: My Laptop GEORGE Lee is back and my paranoia has returned. A bit like Sherlock Holmes whenever Prof. Moriarity showed up to steal a jewel that would cause world peace to collapse and civilisation as we know it. To...

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Editorial: Well done Waterford… mask up and keep going

  ‘It is a tightrope we are all still learning to walk. We will, and can do this. Together while...

Tuesday, 29/09/20 - 1:48pm Read More

Time out with Timmy: Zoom me up Scotty

  Timmy Ryan’s fortnightly column for the Waterford News & Star WE’VE all grown accustomed to chatting to people on...

Tuesday, 29/09/20 - 1:43pm Read More

Phoenix: Pushing the stone uphill

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

Tuesday, 29/09/20 - 1:38pm Read More

FR LIAM POWER: Dying with Dignity Bill – Are politicians being irresponsible?

A Question of Faith, Fr Liam Power’s Fortnightly Column   PROFESSOR Tony O’Brien (who hails from Rockfield Park in the...

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Letters to the Editor: Reaction to Fr Liam Power’s ‘ultra-Catholics’ column

Letters to the Editor… your voice, your view   Madam, I am writing in response to Father Power’s column, “There...

Tuesday, 22/09/20 - 1:40pm Read More

EDITORIAL: Waterford on a Covid precipice

  With the economy locally on the edge of a precipice – Waterford Council alone are facing a funding shortfall...

Tuesday, 22/09/20 - 1:17pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Birthday bumps for Beethoven

Tramore: My Laptop 250 birthday bumps actually as Ludwig Van Beethoven was born at what is now the Beethoven House...

Tuesday, 22/09/20 - 12:54pm Read More

Phoenix: Through a glass darkly

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

Tuesday, 22/09/20 - 12:48pm Read More

Catherine Drea: This is a marathon, not a sprint

  As I See It: Catherine Drea’s fortnightly column as published in the Waterford News & Star   THERE’S a...

Tuesday, 22/09/20 - 12:45pm Read More