DARREN SKELTON: A Kilkenny man, four extremists and a Bishop walk into a bar…

The View from the Blue, as featured in the Waterford News & Star, October 19 edition  I RECEIVED a lovely email this week from a chap called Mick (whose surname I shall omit), with the subject title ‘Kilkenny Again’. Mick...

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View from the Green Room: Let the music begin

  REVIEW: Waterford-Music presents Mairéad Hickey and Agnes Clement at Garter Lane   THERE’S a big house for Waterford-Music’s first live concert since the Lockdown and there’s a buzz along the lane into the Arts Centre. The formerly named Waterford...

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View from the Green Room: Empty nest blues

  REVIEW: Seven Ages of Mam at Theatre Royal   PAULINE O’Driscoll is just delighted to be back onstage and...

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Fr Liam Power: Regulation of social media urgently needed

A Question of Faith, Fr Liam Power’s Fortnightly Column   PARENTS of young teenagers have often shared with me their...

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Catherine Drea: Finding the Words

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

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PHOENIX: Why do you want to be president?

An Taoiseach, Michaél Martin   The Phoenix opinion column has been running in the Waterford News & Star for more...

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EDITORIAL: Fantastic recognition for Waterford’s leading local newspaper

Darren Skelton’s video story, ‘The Family who Beat the Virus’ was nominated in the Best Use of Digital category. Pictured...

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Mark de Grás on 25 years of Gaelscoil na nDéise.

This 25th anniversary represents a significant milestone in the history of Gaelscoil na nDéise. In 1996, this school began life...

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Tracey Mhic Ghearailt (Bainisteoir, Naíonra na nDéise)

NAÍONRA na nDéise is the pre-school service at Gaelscoil na nDéise and runs from Monday through to Friday. The fact...

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Breda Chester on her love of Gaelscoil na nDéise

I WAS a classroom assistant during my first year and a half here at Gaelscoil na nDéise. Then a Special...

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Marc de Grás (Príomhoide, Gaelscoil na nDéise): Ag treorú sár-scoil

Léiríonn an 25ú cuimhneachán seo cloch mhíle suntasach i stair Gaelscoil na nDéise. Thosnaigh an scoil seo a saol i...

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DARREN SKELTON: How to mend a broken life

The View from the Blue, from The Waterford News & Star, October 11 Edition I RECEIVED a Facebook message last...

Wednesday, 13/10/21 - 9:58am Read More

PHOENIX: Waterford 15 – Government 6

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

Tuesday, 12/10/21 - 4:26pm Read More

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Little room creates space

  REVIEW: ‘A Strangely Useless Thing’ at Garter Lane 2   WRITING isn’t easy. People frequently have the idea that...

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Time Out with Timmy: Time to hit the books

Timmy Ryan’s weekly column for the Waterford News & Star   THE Budget is set, the dark evenings are drawing...

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EDITORIAL: Beating the drum for mental health services

  “I THINK the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it’s like...

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View from the Green Room: ‘Beauty Queen’ violence explodes across Royal stage

  REVIEW: The Beauty Queen of Leenane at Theatre Royal   BITTER, frustrated daughter Maureen Foley (Sarah Madigan) and age-decrepit...

Friday, 08/10/21 - 2:48pm Read More

Phoenix: Politics, policies or perceptions?

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

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Catherine Drea: How we have changed

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

Tuesday, 05/10/21 - 11:41pm Read More

EDITORIAL: Time to start believing

  ‘This win was not an accident. It was judged by a panel who visited, who experienced and who researched....

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