View from the Green Room: Moby Dick’s Big Tale

  REVIEW: Jim Nolan’s ‘Moby Dick’ on RTE Radio 1   THE theatres may be dark but writers are still at their craft. And so is our own Jim Nolan who’s been writing and producing drama since 1979. With no...

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View from the Green Room: Collender’s ‘Stolen Time’ shines in a dark landscape

  REVIEW: Stolen Time at Garter Lane via YouTube WITH enormous disappointment, Waterford Youth Arts were forced to announce the cancellation of their sold-out outdoor performances of Martina Collender’s ‘Stolen Time’ at Wyse Park, John’s Lane due to the recently...

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View from the Green Room: Socially distanced countdown is a Déise winner

  Carbally Community Centre: Co Waterford Countdown Convention   AN ASSEMBLY of uber-cool and beyond-clever dudes and dam-smart-divas gathered in...

Tuesday, 25/08/20 - 7:16pm Read More

View From The Green Room: Theatre Royal opens with Kinevane blockbuster

Theatre Royal: Before “I HATE phukin’ musicals,” declares dairy farmer Pontius Ross (the wonderful Pat Kinevane) from Laois where he...

Friday, 21/08/20 - 11:24pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Fiona Ennis shortlisted for Bristol prize

  Tramore: My Laptop   I’m delighted to hear that Dr Fiona Ennis (pictured), lecturer at WIT’s School of Humanities...

Tuesday, 11/08/20 - 4:28pm Read More

Theatre Royal opens for live performances

While adhering to strict Covid-19 guidelines, Waterford’s Theatre Royal has re-opened its doors. The theatre team has worked relentlessly over...

Monday, 10/08/20 - 6:12pm Read More

Late Late Toy Show seeks performers and Toy Testers!

Ryan Tubridy has issued a call-out to the children of Ireland ahead of this year’s Late Late Toy Show. Applications are...

Monday, 10/08/20 - 11:46am Read More

John O’Connor returns to his roots in latest album

Well-known journalist, broadcaster and musician John O’Connor put his lockdown time to productive use in assembling ‘On The Promenade’, his...

Thursday, 30/07/20 - 12:14pm Read More

SprOg online!

TRADITIONALLY, Waterford’s little ones get to sample the magic of Spraoi before everyone else, with the always thrilling ‘SprOg” festival....

Tuesday, 28/07/20 - 3:48pm Read More

Eric Sweeney looks back

  Reproduced in tribute to the late composer Eric Sweeney, this interview was first published in the Waterford News &...

Tuesday, 28/07/20 - 2:54pm Read More

Pat McEvoy pays tribute to composer Eric Sweeney

  News & Star Arts Correspondent Pat McEvoy pays tribute to the brilliant composer who dedicated his life to music...

Tuesday, 28/07/20 - 2:46pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 30/06/20 - 9:51am Read More

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...

Friday, 26/06/20 - 5:34pm Read More

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