Waterford News

Students bring shame to De La Salle

DE La Salle College is co-operating with Gardaí after uniforms and books were set alight and broken glass and empty beer cans were strewn across the People’s Park following a graduation ceremony at the school last night. In a statement...

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Dredging of Dunmore East harbour to start in June

DETAILS of a €6m dredging project awarded for works at Dunmore East Fishery Harbour have just been announced. The contract...

Wednesday, 27/05/15 - 11:50am Read More

Waterford votes yes

THE results are in and show that the people of Waterford are overwhelmingly in favour of gay marriage. Announced shortly before...

Saturday, 23/05/15 - 3:42pm Read More

Thumbs up for same sex marriage 

People in Waterford clearly have given a resounding thumbs up to the same-sex marriage referendum with 59% voting yes. According...

Saturday, 23/05/15 - 12:09pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Two Waterford golfers playing in Irish Open

2014 Irish Open, Fota Island Resort, Cork 19/6/2014 
Amateur Gary Hurley watches his second shot on the 18th
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan
Kevin Phelan Two of Waterford’s brightest sporting talents are this week teeing it up at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at the picturesque Royal County Down Golf Club. Kevin Phelan, Waterford Castle GC, who has been enjoying a good...

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Premier no pushover for McGlinchey’s Déise long shots

Waterford manager Tom McGlinchey with selectors Ger Power and Tony Corcoran.
Photo Sean Byrne//Deise Sport.
  MUNSTER SFC: Waterford v Tipperary; this Sunday,                        ...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 4:24pm Read More

Limerick win a warning for Waterford as Shanahan winning fitness battle

Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Final 3/5/2015
Waterford vs Cork
Waterford's Maurice Shanahan
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan
  The Munster Hurling Championship got under way on Sunday last with Limerick putting indifferent league form behind them to...

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First-half goals the key as Bohs land U-15B Cup

Bohs win U15B Cup
  WSFL George Sage U15B Cup Final First half goals from Adam Duggan and Luke Cronin were good enough to...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 4:10pm 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


Thursday’s TV tips

Britain’s Got Talent – Live Semi-finals (TV3, 7.30pm) The King of entertainment Simon Cowell, David Walliams, Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon, take their seats on the judging panel for nations most loved talent competition. They have been stunned, entertained and...

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Scrubs star pulls pints in Dublin pub

Scrubs star John McGinley stopped by Dakota Bar in Dublin last night to pull himself a pint of Guinness -...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 3:21pm Read More

VIDEO: Memphis honours B.B. King

B.B. King was honoured during a street procession in Memphis.The 'Rock Me Baby' hitmaker - who passed away at his...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 1:21pm Read More

10-year-old boy pays tribute to B.B. King with crazy blues riff

Ten year old Toby Lee from Kenilworth in Warwickshire has shot to fame this week after he uploaded this impressive...

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Taylor wants to take Harris romance to next level

Taylor Swift has reportedly asked Calvin Harris to move into her Los Angeles apartment.The 'Bad Blood' hitmaker has told the...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 12:50pm Read More

Teacher promises to cancel final exam if Taylor Swift calls him

Students at Skyview High School in Billings, Montana, might get out of their final world history exam this year —...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 11:46am Read More

National News

184 new allegations of historic abuse by Catholic clergy raised in the last year

Dozens of new allegations or suspicions of historic abuse by Catholic clergy have been raised with a national watchdog in the past year. The National Board for Safeguarding of Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (NBSCCCI) says the allegations...

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Bakers to appeal gay cake ruling saying their beliefs ‘have been trampled over’

The Christian owners of a bakery in the North found to have discriminated against a gay man are to appeal.A...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 11:02am Read More

Regulator ‘sorry’ for bank crisis

Ireland’s former banking regulator has said “sorry” for his role in a crisis which led the country to the brink...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 11:04am Read More

Robot required to alleviate staff shortages at hospital, says Donegal Councillor

It has been claimed that the HSE is planning to employ the use of a robot in Letterkenny General Hospital's...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 10:45am Read More

National Sport

Keegan: Sterling not ready to lead

Former Liverpool striker Kevin Keegan believes Brendan Rodgers was misguided in thinking youngster Raheem Sterling could help fill the void left by Luis Suarez.The 20-year-old was expected to maintain the progress made playing alongside the Uruguay international and Daniel Sturridge...

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Harrington leads Irish Open as Rory flounders at bottom of leaderboard

Padraig Harrington holds the lead on the opening day of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open.The 2007 winner recorded a...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 6:09pm Read More

WATCH: FIFA 16 will include women’s football for first time

FIFA release their new game - FIFA 16 - in September, and for the first time in its history it...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 4:27pm Read More

Blatter: I have to ‘find a way to fix things’

Fifa president Sepp Blatter showed no signs of bowing to international pressure to resign as he appeared for the first...

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