Green Fingers: Size can matter in most gardens

GARDENS of any size can bring its own set of problems or opportunities. The trick is, if you wish to maximise your space for whatever reason, then a little planning before action will go a long way to achieving your...

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#YourFitness: Getting back to the gym after lockdown

YIPPEE, phase 3 of our country is in full swing now and that means our beautiful country is starting to reopen more and more and we are all becoming more adapted to our new way of life, our new “norm”...

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Dario Cavaliere’s Recipe of the Week: Baked Parmesan Chicken

CHEESE and chicken… Who doesn’t like this combination? Add a tasty thick tomato and garlic sauce and it is a...

Tuesday, 07/07/20 - 12:51pm Read More

On The Spot: Frank Quinlan

FRANK Quinlan is Fine Gael’s new Councillor for the Waterford City South Area, having been co-opted to replace Senator John...

Tuesday, 07/07/20 - 12:40pm Read More

Well Said: Cllr Susan Gallagher on stepping up to the plate

SUSAN Gallagher did what precious few candidates did prior to standing in last year’s plebiscite – or any other Local...

Thursday, 02/07/20 - 5:55pm Read More

#YourFitness: Easing back into things

Weekly column by fitness experts Adam Wright and Jacqui Watson for the Waterford News & Star, in association with Kingfisher Fitness...

Tuesday, 30/06/20 - 1:06pm Read More

Green Fingers: Great expectations from our plants

Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   MANY readers will remember John F. Kennedy’s historic speech,...

Tuesday, 30/06/20 - 1:03pm Read More

Dario Cavaliere’s Recipe of the Week: Crispy Bacon & Apple Potato Salad

THIS is the ultimate side dish if you are having a barbeque. It goes well with literally anything that you...

Tuesday, 30/06/20 - 1:00pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Remembering Vera Lynn

  Tramore: My Laptop IT’S not so long since Cathal McCabe’s production of ‘We’ll Meet Again – The Story of...

Tuesday, 30/06/20 - 12:56pm Read More

Dymphna Nugent reviews ‘Our Little Cruelties’ by Liz Nugent

IN her inimitable style, Liz Nugent offers us a death on page one. The deceased is unnamed, and the reader...

Sunday, 28/06/20 - 9:14pm Read More

Espresso at Home: Pollo alla Romana

Claudio Cavaliere, of Espresso Restaurant in Waterford city, cooked from home throughout the lockdown – we bring you his easy...

Saturday, 27/06/20 - 10:31am Read More

ON THE SPOT: Fr Liam Power

Fr Liam PowerFr Liam Power (67) is a Waterford City man, having grown up in Kingsmeadow, the eldest of a...

Friday, 26/06/20 - 3:20pm Read More

Oli Dempsey: A Design for Life

IN the teeming vibrancy of his home, The Dyehouse, built in 1749, I sat with Oliver Dempsey at a glossy...

Thursday, 25/06/20 - 8:17am Read More

Green Fingers: Gardening during the longest day

Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   THE longest day occurs when we have the most...

Tuesday, 23/06/20 - 3:39pm Read More

#YourFitness: Keeping hydrated

Weekly column by fitness experts Adam Wright and Jacqui Watson for the Waterford News & Star, in association with Kingfisher Fitness...

Tuesday, 23/06/20 - 3:33pm Read More

DARIO CAVALIERE’S RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Lemon and Strawberry Meringue Roulade

Chef Dario Cavaliere writes a weekly food column for the Waterford News & Star THIS is a lovely light dessert...

Tuesday, 23/06/20 - 3:28pm 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

Well Said: Peter Mulryan on his spirited change of pace

It’s a Tuesday afternoon  in Ballyduff Upper and all is stunningly quiet. It’s just shy of 2pm when I emerge...

Sunday, 21/06/20 - 10:58am Read More

ESPRESSO AT HOME: Fusilli alla Vodka

Claudio Cavaliere, of Espresso Restaurant in Waterford city, has been cooking from home throughout the lockdown – we bring you...

Saturday, 20/06/20 - 1:21am Read More

Green Fingers: The splendour of African daisies

Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   GARDENING is a moveable feast and depending on your...

Wednesday, 17/06/20 - 6:09pm Read More