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 –...

Monday, 22/06/20 - 5:41pm Read More

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

Phoenix: The Big Steal

  The Phoenix opinion column, which has been running in the Waterford News & Star for more than 30 years, as published in this week’s print edition A PETITION with 25,000 signatures calling for a university in Waterford was presented...

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Time out with Timmy: It began in Waterford

  Timmy Ryan’s weekly column for the Waterford News & Star SCROLLING through Twitter recently, I stopped at one particular...

Tuesday, 19/01/21 - 3:46pm Read More

Editorial: A media watchdog of merit and good standing

  CONOR D McGuinness, a Dungarvan-based councillor for Sinn Féin, took a cheap shot at the media during January’s plenary...

Tuesday, 19/01/21 - 3:22pm Read More

PHOENIX: The Plan

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

Thursday, 14/01/21 - 3:21pm Read More

Catherine Drea: A bee in my bonnet

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

Thursday, 14/01/21 - 2:57pm Read More

EDITORIAL: Stay At Home

IF you are feeling frightened now it is no surprise. 1,640 new cases of Covid-19 in one week in Waterford...

Thursday, 14/01/21 - 12:09am Read More

Time Out With Timmy: Out With The Old

I THINK I’m safe in saying that 2020 will not be missed. In years to come it will not generally...

Saturday, 09/01/21 - 5:04pm Read More

Phoenix: The Phoenix Political Awards 2020

GOOD riddance to 2020. Let’s pick over the coals of a year few wish to relive. To all those smarmy...

Friday, 08/01/21 - 1:15pm Read More

View From The Blue: Honouring The Good Shepherd

DECEMBER 27th. I pull in along a stretch of road above my homeplace in Portlaw to take in a job...

Wednesday, 06/01/21 - 1:28pm Read More

Editorial: Despite the vaccine, uncertainty remains

THE turning of the year is, by and large, a time rich with talk of renewal, hope and optimism. Yet,...

Tuesday, 05/01/21 - 2:43pm Read More