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 tweet. The gentleman in question pondered whether he was the only person at present to have developed a bit of...

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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

Church Leaders’ New Year Message

As 2021 begins, many people will be hopeful for a brighter and safer future. The pandemic of 2020 brought grief,...

Friday, 01/01/21 - 12:01am Read More

Phoenix: A winter crisis

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

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EDITORIAL: The darkest hour is just before the dawn

THE source of this proverb isn’t known but it has been widely used since English theologian and historian Thomas Fuller...

Tuesday, 29/12/20 - 8:00am Read More

Fr Liam Power: Christmas in a time of pandemic

  A Question of Faith, Fr Liam Power’s Fortnightly Column   THE normal Christmas festivities and celebrations will be greatly...

Monday, 21/12/20 - 11:29pm Read More

Phoenix: Christmas wishes

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

Monday, 21/12/20 - 11:18pm Read More

Time Out with Timmy: Keep the home fires burning

  Timmy Ryan’s weekly column for the Waterford News & Star   “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”, is a very...

Monday, 21/12/20 - 11:12pm Read More

Catherine Drea: A different, darker Christmas

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

Monday, 21/12/20 - 10:24pm Read More

Editorial: A Christmas like no other

  ROLL back the calendar 12 months and the worries of this week would have been last minute shopping and...

Monday, 21/12/20 - 3:39pm Read More

Janie Kavanagh: ‘Go big or go home’

FOR Janie Kavanagh, moving from Mayo, where she had spent most of her early life, to Waterford was a move...

Friday, 18/12/20 - 4:26pm Read More

PHOENIX: The struggle goes on

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

Tuesday, 15/12/20 - 12:48pm Read More