Freddie Laffan on work, family & Portlaw’s panto

“THERE is nothing like a dame,” so Rodgers and Hammerstein told us in their popular musical, ‘South Pacific’. But at this of time of year in Portlaw, those readying themselves for the annual pantomime have a slightly different dame in...

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Waterford News & Star launches inaugural Green Room Awards

  Celebrating arts and theatre across Waterford city and county   PAT McEvoy, arts correspondent with the Waterford News & Star, has been taking his seat in theatres and auditoriums across Waterford, critiquing and supporting the work of the Déise’s...

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VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: All aboard Annie’s Stage Coach

  Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   REVIEW: Annie at Barron Hall, Stradbally...

Monday, 23/12/19 - 1:48pm Read More

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: A Robin Hood Panto Masterclass!

Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   REVIEW: Robin Hood and the Babes in...

Monday, 23/12/19 - 1:40pm Read More

Waterford News & Star announces €1,000 Green Room Awards Bursary

  THE Waterford News & Star are delighted to announce a bursary of up to €1,000 for a person or...

Tuesday, 17/12/19 - 10:34am Read More

2019: A Year of Books – Part One

THIS week, I start the countdown from tenth place to sixth place of books which I feel are the perfect...

Tuesday, 10/12/19 - 1:46pm Read More

BOOK PROFESSOR COMPETITION!

  The Book Professor at The Book Centre 25 John Roberts Square, Waterford   CHRISTMAS is all about magic. There...

Friday, 06/12/19 - 3:20pm Read More

View from the Green Room: The Bockety World of Henry and Bucket

  Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   THERE’S nothing like a children’s play...

Tuesday, 03/12/19 - 10:06am Read More

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Bridge of sighs and lies

  Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   REVIEW: Jim Nolan’s The Red Iron...

Tuesday, 19/11/19 - 12:02pm Read More

The Book Nook Review: Expectation by Anna Hope

  EXPECTATION by Anna Hope was described by RTÉ’s Eileen Dunne as “a great holiday read” owing to Hope’s exploration...

Tuesday, 12/11/19 - 10:41am Read More

‘Build it and they will come’

  232nd Chamber Dinner offers stern reminders for sustaining Waterford’s growth and positivity   THE 232nd Annual Chamber of Commerce...

Tuesday, 12/11/19 - 10:35am Read More

‘Finding yourself’ at Waterford Writers Weekend

  CAT Hogan, curator of the Waterford Writers Weekend said to this reporter on Sunday that the power of a...

Tuesday, 29/10/19 - 5:24pm Read More

Flame of literature is ‘lit’ in Waterford

THE Lit Festival returns for its third year this November 15 and 16, promising to top the success of last...

Friday, 25/10/19 - 8:30pm Read More

Child’s play at Imagine Arts

THE Imagine Arts Festival has a jam-packed arts, music and dance festival for adults but creeping along the edges of...

Friday, 25/10/19 - 5:22pm Read More

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Still crazy after all these years

  Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   REVIEW: Tommy Tiernan’s ‘Paddy Crazy Horse’...

Friday, 18/10/19 - 6:09pm Read More

The Book Nook: Postscript by Cecelia Ahern

  Dymphna Nugent’s weekly book review for the Waterford News & Star in conjunction with The Book Centre, John Roberts...

Friday, 18/10/19 - 6:00pm Read More

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Death on the North Wharf

Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   REVIEW: Jetty Stars at Garter Lane  ...

Tuesday, 08/10/19 - 11:06am Read More

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Chicago at Garter Lane

  Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   REVIEW: Jack Cunningham Productions’ Chicago  ...

Thursday, 03/10/19 - 5:41pm Read More

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Stellar Stella at the Theatre Royal

  Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   REVIEW: Killing Stella at Theatre Royal...

Wednesday, 25/09/19 - 5:21pm Read More

Camino film screening in aid of Waterford Samaritans

  A screening of Dónal Ó Céilleachair’s ‘The Camino Voyage; will be held at Dungarvan’s SGC Cinema on Friday, October...

Tuesday, 24/09/19 - 4:58pm Read More