ON THE SPOT – OWEN BYRNE

Owen Byrne (49) was born in Dublin but has called Waterford home for over 20 years. He is married to Annette and has two daughters, Emma and Katie. For the past number of years Owen has been the General Manager...

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ODEON’s Waterford cinema prepares to re-open

ODEON’S Waterford cinema will re-open on Monday, July 20 with a new range of health and safety measures implemented due to the public health emergency. “We are delighted to announce this ODEON will reopen its doors from July 20, and...

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Emperor of Ice Cream shoots to Number One

  ‘Lambent Eyes’ is out now on FIFA Records Cork’s Emperor of Ice Cream have returned from a lengthy hiatus...

Wednesday, 24/06/20 - 5:59pm Read More

The Book Nook: In a racist society, are we all to blame?

  Dymphna Nugent reviews ‘Such a Fun Age’ by Kiley Reid. 25-YEAR-old Emira babysits part-time for a wealthy family in...

Sunday, 21/06/20 - 6:24pm Read More

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Connell, Marianne and Me

  Tramore: My Laptop WHY is Normal People such a phenomenal hit? Well, it definitely appealed to people across the...

Tuesday, 16/06/20 - 4:56pm Read More

VIDEO: WATERFORD NEWS & STAR GREEN ROOM AWARDS – Part I

With theatres still closed, we’ve decided to bring our celebration of Waterford’s best performances from last year to your small...

Saturday, 13/06/20 - 7:50pm Read More

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Brendan Bowyer – Our Hucklebuck Hero

Tramore: Pat McEvoy’s Laptop WE had all the records and someone was always playing them in the house. Kiss Me...

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 12:50pm Read More

The Book Nook: A Thousand Moons by Sebastian Barry

  SEBASTIAN Barry gives life, it really is as simple as that. In using his words, he fleshes out the...

Monday, 11/05/20 - 5:24pm Read More

Waterford pop-up film festival kicks off online this Friday

‘Waterford Made’, an online pop-up film festival, kicks off this Friday night at 8pm, showcasing a retrospective of local films...

Tuesday, 21/04/20 - 12:15pm Read More

View from the Green Room: The story of Connie Francis & Bobby Darin

REVIEW Theatre Royal: Who’s Sorry Now? WRITER/ Director Cathal McCabe’s Sunday matinee productions are proving a big hit with older...

Tuesday, 14/04/20 - 4:43pm Read More

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Superb Sleeping Beauty

  REVIEW Theatre Royal: Moscow Royal Ballet MOSCOW Ballet visit the Theatre Royal every spring and their Saturday matinee and...

Tuesday, 07/04/20 - 12:43pm Read More

Tinder users are bonding over toilet paper

RESPECTING physical distance, more people are taking to Tinder to further their opportunities for romance. People are choosing to stay...

Wednesday, 01/04/20 - 2:30pm Read More

My Fair Lady cancelled

WATERFORD Musical Society’s production of ‘My Fair Lady’, which was due to be staged in May, has been cancelled. The...

Wednesday, 18/03/20 - 12:12pm Read More

The joy of the theatre underlined on home soil

PEOPLE involved in theatrical productions on anything approaching a regular basis can be dreadfully finicky about any production they attend...

Tuesday, 10/03/20 - 12:51pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Seán Lemass – A Man in a Hurry

REVIEW Waterford Museum of Treasures: Dr. Eugene Broderick’s Lunchtime Talks   IF you want something done, ask a busy man....

Thursday, 27/02/20 - 11:18am Read More

Thank you from the Green Room Awards!

Thank you from the Waterford News & Star Green Room Awards to our lead sponsors, supporters, and everyone who made...

Thursday, 13/02/20 - 5:48pm Read More

Unleashing our Déise spirit on the people’s stage

EDITORIAL ‘There wasn’t a night like this since the old finals of Tops.’ Arts correspondent Pat McEvoy’s words sum up...

Thursday, 13/02/20 - 5:40pm Read More

VIDEO: Des Manahan honoured at Green Room Awards

Enjoy this delightful video created by Colin Shanahan in honour of the Waterford News & Star Green Room Awards Lifetime...

Thursday, 13/02/20 - 5:07pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Madrigallery’s Music of Sound        

  REVIEW Christ Church: Madrigallery   ‘Well that has to be the happiest requiem I’ve ever heard’ declared a beaming...

Thursday, 06/02/20 - 11:26am Read More

Green Room Awards beckon at Theatre Royal

  Voting continues until midnight tomorrow (Thursday) for the People’s Choice Award – go to the web page and click...

Wednesday, 29/01/20 - 5:36pm Read More