Book Nook: Sizzling summer reads to pop into your beach bag today

For nostalgia: The Amusements by Aingeala Flannery Nothing says ‘summer’ more than the waft of popcorn, the pulse of the...

Here come the girls!

  THERE’S a massive night of entertainment planned in the Theatre Royal this Saturday night, July 23 for Waterford Pride...

Baldy Man brings big music back to Tramore

  LAST weekend saw a massive relaunch of The Baldy Man as a live music venue with state of the...

Monday, 18/07/22 - 2:42pm Read More

Hothouse Flowers return to Waterford

  AFTER a great start to the Summer Sessions at the Haven Hotel’s Marquee on the lawn in Dunmore East,...

Monday, 18/07/22 - 2:36pm Read More

Organisers thrilled with most successful Blackwater Valley Opera Festival to date

Gluck’s ‘Orfeo ed Erudice’ at the Lismore Castle stableyard, proved the highlight of the Blackwater Valley Opera Festival.  SINCE 2010,...

Friday, 17/06/22 - 3:59pm Read More

Haven Summer Sessions launch this weekend

Haven marquee summer sessions  DUNMORE East is set to be the music capital of the South East for the Summer...

Friday, 03/06/22 - 7:34pm Read More

An epic production by an iconic society

  WATERFORD Dramatic Society (WDS) has been loved and respected in equal measures since it was founded in 1935. A...

Wednesday, 25/05/22 - 11:05am Read More

Chapterhouse trio of productions bound for Curraghmore!

Chapterhouse will stage its production of ‘Pride and Prejudice’ in the gardens of Curraghmore Estate on Saturday, June 26 (4pm)....

Friday, 20/05/22 - 1:32pm Read More

At the movies: A movie for Marvel fanatics

  REVIEW: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness – Two Stars   I AM someone who personally thinks that...

Tuesday, 17/05/22 - 5:18pm Read More

Book Nook: The ‘Marathon Man’ and his unending endurance

EVERY athlete has a personal reason, a why, something which focuses them and sustains their endurance. For Alan Corcoran, that...

Wednesday, 11/05/22 - 3:05pm Read More

The return of Happy Birthday Dear Alice

Jim Nolan directs Happy Birthday Dear Alice at the Theatre Royal this May 12-May 14. Photo: Colin Shanahan   ‘The...

Tuesday, 10/05/22 - 12:39pm Read More

Blackwater Valley Opera Festival Beckons

Pictured at the Lismore Heritage Centre were, from left: Jill Devlin, Eamonn Carroll (Festival Director), Annamai Condon, Deputy Mayor Cllr...

Friday, 06/05/22 - 2:27pm Read More

‘My Fair Lady’ plays the Royal this week

WATERFORD Musical Society makes its long-anticipated return to the Mall this week with ‘My Fair Lady’, Lerner and Loewe’s magnificent...

Tuesday, 26/04/22 - 9:21pm Read More

Watch Katie fall flat on her face

LOCAL actor/playwright Katie Honan falls flat on her face for five nights in Garter Lane Arts Centre from this Tuesday,...

Monday, 07/03/22 - 9:28am Read More

The Book Nook: The journey to being able to say, “My Name is Philippa”

Dymphna Nugent’s weekly book review for the Waterford News & Star ‘My Name is Philippa’ is the perfect title for...

Sunday, 23/01/22 - 11:58am Read More

View From The Green Room: Scattering The Ashes

WLR: Mid-Term Break (Imagine Arts Festival) THERE’S an arc to all love stories. Couples meet, fall in love, circumstances and...

Tuesday, 09/11/21 - 1:40am Read More

View From The Green Room: Trystin’ The Night Away

Theatre Royal: The Iron Annie Cabaret THE Iron Annie Cabaret rocked up to The Mall with a show that is...

Tuesday, 09/11/21 - 1:34am Read More

Spokes Poetry Night returns on November 19

THE SPOKES open mic and poetry night makes a welcome return to Phil Grimes’s Pub in Johnstown on Friday, November 19...

Monday, 08/11/21 - 6:56pm Read More

Waterford’s ‘Funny Foreigners’ at Garter Lane this Friday

WHAT’S so funny about life among the Irish if you’re not from here? Well, for a start, “funny” means different...

Monday, 08/11/21 - 6:46pm Read More

View From The Green Room: Jack Cunningham works Disney Magic

IT’S 11:30 am and I’m at the end of a queue that stretches down to where Wright’s Bicycle shop once...

Saturday, 06/11/21 - 12:35am Read More