View from the Green Room: Life-stories remembered in series from the Déise Gaeltacht

  REVIEW: WLRfm’s Muintir na nDéise   MUINTIR na nDéise 2 is a new all-Irish weekly series, that begins on Sunday, August 1, 2021 on WLR FM at 8.30pm. Ordinary people who live in extraordinary times have much to say...

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PHOENIX: Cutting the cake

  The Phoenix opinion column has been running in the Waterford News & Star for more than 30 years   DARREN Skelton has reported here that SEPAG, the cardiac care activist group received a letter recently from health minister Stephen...

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Catherine Drea: We are each just a bunch of random particles

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

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EDITORIAL: That’s the job

  WITH over 260 new jobs announced in Waterford this week, representing a combined investment in excess of €100 million,...

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View from the Green Room: Collender’s tinnies and torments

  Theatre Royal Online: Bag o’Cans   ELLIE’S got a bag load of problems to match the bag of cans...

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Darren Skelton: Interview with a priest – Part One

The View from the Blue from the Waterford News & Star, July 20 edition IT started with a walk in...

Thursday, 22/07/21 - 3:36pm Read More

PHOENIX: Capital Costings

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

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EDITORIAL: Where’s our céad míle Fáilte?

  IT is a slap in the face to Waterford’s exemplary strides forward in developing an outstanding tourist offering that...

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Time Out With Timmy: A Summer Memory

  Timmy Ryan’s weekly column for the Waterford News & Star   THE lazy hazy days of summer. We long...

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Darren Skelton: Learning from the LPT vote

The View from the Blue as featured in the Waterford News & Star 13/7/21 EVERY year, Waterford’s Councillors get a...

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Liam Power: Why liturgical celebrations merit more all-round respect

THERE was consternation when the government announced that First Holy Communion and Confirmation ceremonies could not go ahead in July....

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Catherine Drea: The Running Away Money

ON THE road where I grew up, the Mothers could be deeply mysterious women. On one level they seemed to...

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Phoenix: Power, Politics and Privilege

IT IS an old adage that the only people who complain about power and its use are those who do...

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Editorial: The North Quays clock is ticking

WHAT now for both the North Quays and Michael Street? This is a question which has been fielded more than...

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DARREN SKELTON: The most unpopular column I’ll ever write

The View from the Blue as featured in the July 6 edition IN the past, I’ve hinted towards a column...

Thursday, 08/07/21 - 6:27pm Read More

EDITORIAL: What can happen when we speak truth to power

  THIS Wednesday marks a major victory for Waterford in its arduous, relentless pursuit of essential services other regional cities,...

Tuesday, 06/07/21 - 10:07am Read More

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Déise’s dazzling solid silver

Waterford Kite Brooch discovered in the Arundel Square excavations.   Christchurch Deanery: Irish Museum of Silver   I’M in the...

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PHOENIX: Déise’s plan of action

Brave leadership from Michael Walsh, Waterford City & County Council CEO     The Phoenix opinion column has been running...

Tuesday, 06/07/21 - 8:15am Read More

Time Out With Timmy: Christy Moore, a national treasure

Christy Moore in stupendous form during a Theatre Royal gig.   Timmy Ryan’s weekly column for the Waterford News &...

Tuesday, 06/07/21 - 8:00am Read More

DARREN SKELTON: Brothers in arms

The View from the Blue, as featured in this week’s Waterford News & Star I FIND it fascinating how relationships...

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