Waterford News

Technological University Update from Waterford Institute of Technology

The governing body of Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) decided at a meeting on Tuesday (August 25 2015) to enter a preliminary engagement process with Institute of Technology Carlow (ITC), in line with the recommendations of the Kelly report. According...

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Dredging progresses well at Dunmore East

Dredging at Dunmore East.
    THE claw of an excavation digger extends outwards before its bucket delves in the waters of the harbour...

Tuesday, 25/08/15 - 11:42am Read More

Heritage week at Reginald’s Tower

In conjunction with Heritage Week (August 22-30 ) the Office of Public Works will be hosting two events in Reginald’s...

Friday, 21/08/15 - 9:40am Read More

City to become open air gallery

Volunteers collect paint
ARTISTS will sketch, paint and stencil their way across the city transforming 25 vacant spaces and buildings into an open...

Wednesday, 19/08/15 - 5:27pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Andy Mac steals Ruby’s limelight as Tramore shines for four glorious days

His fellow jockeys gave Andrew McNamara a guard of honour before his final ride before he retired on Friday night in Tramore. He made his last ride a winning one aboard Shark Hanlon's Most Honourable.
Tramore Races-Friday August 14th Ruby Walsh rode a double at this fixture but for once he was upstaged by popular fellow rider Andrew McNamara who on his final ever ride before joining the training ranks brought the house down riding...

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Champions Nire Serve Notice of Intent

Shane Walsh was in top form for the Nire as the won their SFC/Phelan Cup Final tie with Ballinacourty.
  When the main championship contenders meet, be it in the group or knockout stages, you will not get a...

Tuesday, 18/08/15 - 4:36pm Read More

Pender treble steers Blues to thrilling success

Blues defender Dean Reidy wins this header against Athlone Town at the Athlone Stadium on Friday night last.
  The script writers might have predicted that Waterford United had a chance of claiming their third win of the...

Tuesday, 18/08/15 - 4:31pm Read More

Breen and Barr return to Park Hotel winners’ enclosure

Declan Moriarty, General Manager, Park Hotel presents the June Sportstar Award to Craig Breen. Included are Neil Gough and GerLawton Adjudicators.
Photo Sean Byrne//Deise Media
  It was very much a case of familiar faces in familiar surroundings this week when we made the presentations...

Tuesday, 18/08/15 - 4:28pm Read More

Waterford Entertainment

Brass Band take to the water

   CITY Of Waterford Brass will be heading to the Dunmore East Adventure Centre this Sunday, June 21 at 12 pm to undertake a novel and quite unique adventure. The band will be performing outside the Adventure Centre at 12 pm,...

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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...

Monday, 16/02/15 - 3:26pm Read More

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


Natasha Hamilton is among the stars who have entered the ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ house

The Atomic Kitten singer, 'Loose Women' panelist and American actor were joined by a host of other celebrities as they entered the reality show house in London for the UK vs. USA-themed series of the Channel 5 show this evening.Speaking...

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Caitlyn Jenner wants to be treated like a ‘normal woman’ by men

Caitlyn says: "It would be very attractive to me to have a guy treat me like a woman."Jenny responds: "What...

Thursday, 27/08/15 - 8:33pm Read More

Kim Kardashian West says it was a ‘long road’ to get pregnant with her second child

She told C magazine: "I had this condition called placenta accreta. There were a couple little operations to fix all...

Thursday, 27/08/15 - 8:25pm Read More

Jim Parsons has been named the highest-earning TV actor of 2015

'NCIS' star Mark Harmon placed equally third on the list, alongside Jim's co-stars Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayya, as well...

Thursday, 27/08/15 - 8:26pm Read More

Kim, Kourtney and Khloe have reportedly ‘turned their backs’ on Caitlyn Jenner

The 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' stars have distanced themselves from their stepparent, who was formerly known as Bruce Jenner,...

Thursday, 27/08/15 - 8:07pm Read More

Cate Blanchett is to be awarded the BFI Fellowship

The 46-year-old actress, whose film credits include starring roles in the Woody Allen-directed 'Blue Jasmine' and the 2004 hit 'The...

Thursday, 27/08/15 - 8:00pm Read More

National News

Dublin City Council urged to focus funds on homelessness, not bridges

Dublin City Council's being urged to focus its funding on targeting the homelessness crisis and not on new infrastructure. The authority had recently announced plans for a new pedestrian bridge crossing on the Liffey. The project is expected to cost...

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INMO says staffing cutbacks must be reversed

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has said that staffing levels need to be brought back to pre-cutback levels. The...

Thursday, 27/08/15 - 9:35pm Read More

FF TD slams lack of Garda resources as popular carpenter is found dead after interrupting burglars at his home

By David Raleigh in Toomaline, Co Limerick.Tributes have been paid to a skilled carpenter who was found dead at his...

Thursday, 27/08/15 - 9:18pm Read More

Protest held in Dublin as concerns intensify about Europe’s handling of the refugee crisis

Concerns are being raised about how Europe is dealing with the refugee crisis. The scale of the crisis was again...

Thursday, 27/08/15 - 8:46pm Read More

National Sport

VIDEO: Schmidt to tinker with squad for Wales clash

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt will use Saturday’s warm-up clash with Wales as a last chance to tinker with his World Cup squad.A host of regulars will make their first appearances since the RBS 6 Nations title-winning match against Scotland in...

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WATCH: Joe Schmidt has good news for Irish fans on Healy-watch

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt had positive news today on Cian Healy’s recovery from injury. The Leinster prop has yet...

Thursday, 27/08/15 - 6:39pm Read More

Limerick FC sign 16-year-old Neymar lookalike

By Denise O'DonoghueLimerick FC were introducing fans to their new players online this week when one photo sent social media...

Thursday, 27/08/15 - 6:08pm Read More

Tough Champions League draws for Arsenal and Man City

Arsenal and Manchester City have both found themselves in tricky groups after today's Champions League draw. Arsenal have been drawn...

Thursday, 27/08/15 - 6:01pm Read More