DARREN SKELTON: Is that it then?

  I’VE never seen The Sopranos but apparently it’s one of the greatest TV shows ever created. I have the DVD box set on the shelf but I can’t seem to commit myself to it. However, I know how the...

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CATHERINE DREA: Caring for boys

  As I See It: Catherine Drea’s fortnightly column as published in the Waterford News & Star   NOTHING good ever happens without vulnerability. So said Brene Brown in her TED talk describing the importance of vulnerability in life. For...

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EDITORIAL: Freedom welcome but caution advised

  IT was hard not to get emotional when our Taoiseach Micheál Martin addressed the nation from his all too...

Thursday, 27/01/22 - 1:07pm Read More

DARREN SKELTON: Words are not good enough, but they’re all I have

I HAVEN’T been able to say a word about the death of Ashling Murphy because I’m struggling to get my...

Thursday, 20/01/22 - 5:08pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Musical memories of 2021

Waterford-Music’s concerts returned to their spiritual home at the Large Room in December with a first-class performance from the Navarra...

Wednesday, 19/01/22 - 3:50pm Read More

Time Out with Timmy: Keep the repeats coming

  THEY say repetition is the Mother of Skill. That may or may not be true but in television terminology,...

Wednesday, 19/01/22 - 2:08pm Read More

DÉISE TALK: Mayoralty and music

  Ger Lawton’s round-up from Waterford people on social media   WE were well overdue a visit to the wonderful...

Wednesday, 19/01/22 - 1:58pm Read More

EDITORIAL: Justice for Ashling is all our responsibility

Pictured signing the Book of Condolences at a vigil in the People’s Park on Friday evening for Ashling Murphy. Photo:...

Wednesday, 19/01/22 - 1:33pm Read More

DARREN SKELTON: Top 5 tips for a better me in 2022

  THE idea of me giving advice to other people is simply ludicrous so whenever a column of mine starts...

Thursday, 13/01/22 - 9:36am Read More

View from the Green Room: Some memories of 2021

L-R Coleman Curran and David-Boles, who gifted their lifelong collections to the Irish Museum of Time, and Eamonn McEneaney, Museum...

Tuesday, 11/01/22 - 1:43pm Read More

Déise Talk: A view, flu and death of a Glass legend

  Ger Lawton’s round-up from Waterford people on social media   Lisa Keane (@lisakeaneart) is a brilliant local artist who...

Tuesday, 11/01/22 - 1:04pm Read More

Fr Liam Power: Well-being in a time of pandemic

A Question of Faith, Fr Liam Power’s Fortnightly Column   AS the highly transmissible Omicron variant is infecting record numbers...

Tuesday, 11/01/22 - 12:31pm Read More

PHOENIX: The view from afar?

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

Tuesday, 11/01/22 - 11:45am Read More

CATHERINE DREA: Isolating with the Beatles

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

Tuesday, 11/01/22 - 11:41am Read More

EDITORIAL: Taking a stand for our essential rescue helicopter

  IT has a strong sense of history repeating itself, except now it seems the powers that be have pre-empted...

Tuesday, 11/01/22 - 11:36am Read More

Phoenix: The Phoenix Political Awards

“Does any minister appear to be doing the people’s business?” THE Phoenix Political Awards have been cancelled for 2021. There...

Friday, 07/01/22 - 11:16am Read More

Timmy Ryan: Write Your Own Almanac

Tiny changes over time can produce significant results and it’s not rocket science. 2022 has arrived. It sounds like something...

Friday, 07/01/22 - 11:09am Read More

Editorial: Domestic violence remains a scourge

FOR almost two years, a great deal of print space and airtime has been understandably devoted to the pandemic. And...

Friday, 07/01/22 - 11:01am Read More

DARREN SKELTON: A boy named Ben

  THIS is a column I’ve thought about writing for so long but each time I chickened out. My boy...

Thursday, 30/12/21 - 3:04pm Read More

Christmas Tidings of joy from Christchurch

By Revd Christine O’Dowd Smyth, Priest in Charge, Christ Church Cathedral Parish CHRISTMAS brings tidings of great joy! When we light the...

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