Waterford News

Support Daffodil Day

IRELAND’S oldest flagship fundraising day, Daffodil Day, takes place today, March 27 and the Irish Cancer Society is looking for support in Waterford to ensure the continued provision of free services for cancer patients and their families. Most recent figures...

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54 year old died from fall

GARDAI investigating the discovery of the body of a 54 year old male at the rear of a house on Francis...

Friday, 20/03/15 - 3:30pm Read More

William Moran sentenced to life imprisonment for the 2012 murder of Martin Brophy.

William Moran
WILLIAM Moran of Connolly Place, Waterford City was charged with murdering Martin Brophy (22) at the old Waterford Institute of...

Thursday, 19/03/15 - 5:03pm Read More

Still no verdict in Waterford Murder Trial

THE jury are continuing their deliberations in the trial of a Waterford man charged with the 2012 murder of Martin Brophy....

Wednesday, 18/03/15 - 4:56pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Waterford duo help Ireland to second Six nations crown in three years

Women’s Rugby Six Nations What a weekend it was for Irish rugby. First there was the Ireland men’s team retaining the Six Nations title after an amazing Saturday with their 40-10 win over Scotland and then on Sunday the Irish...

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Brilliant Briggs leads girls in green to glory

Niamh Briggs 22/3/2015
In truth, Niamh Briggs has always led the country’s fledgling rugby team. During the Irish team’s successful Six Nations campaign...

Tuesday, 24/03/15 - 3:00pm Read More

Déise back in Division 1a after just one season away

Waterford players stand for the national anthem 22/3/2015
NHL DIVISION 1B: WEXFORD V WATERFORD: THE PLAY 1 – 15 mins. – Waterford start with the aid of the...

Tuesday, 24/03/15 - 2:56pm Read More

“Ill-discipline cost us dearly here tonight” – Griffin

Waterford United manager Tommy Griffin, with Martin Skelton and Edward Skelton, at the Woodlands Hotel for Waterford United evening with Roy Keane and Martin O'Neill. Full page of pictures from this event in this week's paper. Photo: Joe Evans
AIRTRICITY LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: WATERFORD UNITED V FINN HARPS: Waterford United manager Tommy Griffin has claimed that “two ill-disciplined moments”...

Tuesday, 24/03/15 - 2:45pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

Go behind the scenes of Spraoi

spraoi unseen
SPRAOI unseen, an extraordinary behind the scenes look at Waterford’s favourite festival, will receive its world premiere this Saturday, February 21 at 5pm & 8pm. Produced and directed by Sean Corcoran and Dónal O’Flynn ‘Spraoi Unseen” is a feature length...

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Finding her voice

Ashley Loftus, who will represent Waterford on The Voice this Sunday night
DUNMORE East girl Ashley Loftus will be Waterford’s representative on this week’s instalment of RTE’s The Voice, where she’ll be...

Tuesday, 27/01/15 - 3:29pm Read More

World Premiere at Central Hall

The Cast of Hooked, making its world premiere in Waterford this January
THINGS are really getting exciting at Central Arts with the year kicking off with the world premiere of Gillian Grattan’s...

Wednesday, 21/01/15 - 4:05pm Read More


TV stars don’t allow their kids on the internet on weekdays

Screen stars Damian Lewis and his wife Helen McCrory have revealed that they forbid their children from using computers during the week.The couple also impose a "10-minute rule" for weekends, fearing the youngsters will be unable to express themselves if...

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Sunday’s TV tips

ART: The Big Painting Challenge (BBC1, 6pm) Una Stubbs and Richard Bacon are not the first duo you'd think of...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 3:04pm Read More

Top Gear presenters planning to go ahead with live shows in Oz

Jeremy Clarkson plans to make a Top Gear comeback in Australia in a few weeks. The 54-year-old TV presenter, who...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 2:43pm Read More

BBC put director-general under 24-hr guard after ‘death threats’

Police are investigating threats to kill BBC director-general Tony Hall, reportedly linked to his decision to axe Top Gear presenter...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 1:19pm Read More

Saturday’s TV tips

MUSIC: The Voice UK (BBC1, 7pm)It sometimes felt like the early rounds, with the blind auditions and revolving chairs, had...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 2:05pm Read More

Kim reveals the secret behind her distinctive behind

Kim Kardashian West uses a waist trainer to "emphasise" her butt.The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star revealed on Instagram...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 12:48pm Read More

National News

Jury to begin deliberations in Ian Bailey case

The jury in Ian Bailey's High Court action against An Garda Síochána and the State for alleged conspiracy is expected to begin deliberating on a verdict today.The defendants deny the claims and the jury heard closing arguments in the case...

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AGSI: Time is right for Govt to give Gardaí pay rise

The head of the AGSI says the public would not raise an eyebrow if Gardaí were given a pay rise.The...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 6:20am Read More

Group claims legal system is failing domestic violence victims

New research by a domestic abuse support group suggests the Irish legal system is failing women and children.SAFE Ireland says...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 6:06am Read More

Four due in court in connection with Dublin drugs seizure

Four men arrested after a drugs seizure on Dublin's Northside will appear in court this morning.Up to €150,000 worth of...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 5:57am Read More

National Sport

O’Neill: I told players to ‘keep self-belief’ at half time

Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill praised the self-belief of his players after seeing them fight back to snatch a vital Euro 2016 qualifier draw against Poland.Ireland looked to be heading for a damaging defeat as the Group D encounter...

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Ireland leave it late to deserve a point

Republic of Ireland 1 Poland 1Shane Long came off the bench to keep the Republic of Ireland's chance of qualification...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 10:56pm Read More

Scotland pick up easy three points against Gibraltar

Scotland 6 Gibraltar 1It took the introduction of Barry Bannan to do that. The midfielder first set up Rhodes to...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 9:32pm Read More

Germany pick up three points with win against Georgia

Georgia 0 Germany 2Germany picked up a comfortable if not impressive 2-0 win over Georgia to move into a share...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 9:26pm Read More