EDITORIAL: The Minister and the new man for the university job

  THE appointment of Tom Boland as “an independent person” to accelerate plans for the South East’s technological university at first look suggested that, at last, senior government was beginning to take the educational dearth of this region seriously. It...

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Phoenix: Railways, what are they?

The Phoenix opinion column, which has been running in the Waterford News & Star for more than 30 years A CAMPAIGN has commenced for a Greenway along the line of the long gone Waterford to Tramore railway. It’s a lovely...

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Catherine Drea: Butlins Holiday Camp

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

Tuesday, 28/07/20 - 12:37pm Read More

EDITORIAL: A new Michael Street

‘A revision from Waterford City & County Council, that includes a city centre hotel, some retail and residential, as well...

Tuesday, 28/07/20 - 12:32pm Read More

DARREN SKELTON: Cut out the bulls**t

The View from the Blue, which appears in this week’s edition. I’M possibly the most cynical person in Waterford. As...

Tuesday, 21/07/20 - 3:38pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Car park wars

Tramore: My Laptop   I’VE been thinking a lot lately about car parks. What’s really grabbed my attention are the...

Tuesday, 21/07/20 - 2:18pm Read More

Fr Liam Power: Mrs. America raises serious questions for society and Church

A Question of Faith, Fr Liam Power’s Fortnightly Column A NEW drama series, Mrs. America, premiered on BBC2 a few...

Tuesday, 21/07/20 - 2:12pm Read More

PHOENIX: No surrender

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

Tuesday, 21/07/20 - 2:00pm Read More

Time out with Timmy: The show must go on

Timmy Ryan’s weekly column for the Waterford News & Star   GOD be with the days when you could stroll...

Tuesday, 21/07/20 - 12:54pm Read More

Editorial: When hearts and minds are forgotten

ON the front page of this week’s print edition of the Waterford News & Star we highlight two long term,...

Tuesday, 21/07/20 - 12:35pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Do I stay or do I go?

  Tramore: My Laptop I’VE been thinking about becoming a social influencer. What with the theatres, concert venues, exhibition centres,...

Tuesday, 14/07/20 - 2:57pm Read More

Phoenix: The regressive reality of Governance

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

Tuesday, 14/07/20 - 12:42pm Read More

Catherine Drea: Up close and personal with Covid-19 denial

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

Tuesday, 14/07/20 - 12:29pm Read More

Phoenix: An appalling prospect

There is an absolutely febrile atmosphere around town over the new government cabinet and its likely impact on Waterford. People...

Tuesday, 07/07/20 - 6:52pm Read More

Editorial: The statistics, the story and an end to shame

  THE Waterford News & Star regularly publishes statistics – whether they relate to investment and industry, education, unemployment, health...

Tuesday, 07/07/20 - 8:00am Read More

Darren Skelton: Between a rock and a hard place

The View from the Blue as featured in this week’s edition. I CONSIDER myself to be a fairly level headed...

Tuesday, 30/06/20 - 3:54pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Remembering Vera Lynn

  Tramore: My Laptop IT’S not so long since Cathal McCabe’s production of ‘We’ll Meet Again – The Story of...

Tuesday, 30/06/20 - 12:56pm Read More

Phoenix: A united front

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

Tuesday, 30/06/20 - 12:52pm Read More

Catherine Drea: Encounters in the wild

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

Tuesday, 30/06/20 - 12:18pm Read More

EDITORIAL: Waterford out in the permanent political cold

  NOT unusual for Waterford, our county is once again forced to content itself with the subs benches when it...

Tuesday, 30/06/20 - 9:36am Read More