Waterford News

Youth Cafe coming to Ballybeg

BUILDING work on a new Youth Café in Ballybeg is set to commence before Christmas and ultimately see the new community space open by Easter. The news follows over 18 months of work from the Ballybeg Community Education Project (BCEP),...

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Educate Together School burgled

GARDAÍ are asking all schools to ensure that their security systems are in place, after a burglary took place at...

Tuesday, 24/11/15 - 11:23am Read More

Local ED Nurses defer strike 

THE Waterford News & Star has learned that Emergency Department nurses at University Hospital Waterford have voted to defer industrial...

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Talk on the Sea Horse tragedy

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Thursday, 19/11/15 - 12:41pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Walsh salutes Na Piarsaigh power play

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  MUNSTER CLUB SHC FINAL: BALLYGUNNER V NA PIARSAIGH The scoreboard may have been a tad kind to the victors yet Denis Walsh was magnanimous when he considered the final verdict after the trophy presentation was completed. The Limerick champions...

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Irish fail to take their chances in RSC draw

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Two young Waterford Irish fans, Jamie Crawford and James Comerford with the Irish shirts they received from Darragh Lenihan and...

Tuesday, 24/11/15 - 12:48pm Read More

Connick best of the Waterford contingent at All-Ireland Cross Country

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David McGlynn of Ballygunner and a member of Waterford A.C. was the October winner of the Juvenile Athlete Award, sponsored...

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People of Ireland’s love affair with Irish soccer team will always be number one

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  Pictures from top – Ireland’s two goal hero, Jonathan Walters, celebrates one of his goals against Bosnia as Ireland...

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Waterford Entertainment

We’re going southbound

Propeller Palms, appearing in Central Arts, Central Hall tomorrow night.
THE Propeller Palms are one of the greatest bands to ever come out of Waterford. This isn’t advertising spiel…this is fact. They have performed sold out gigs all over the country and ahead of their latest, very special gig at...

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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...

Thursday, 18/06/15 - 9:29am Read More

Go behind the scenes of Spraoi

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SPRAOI unseen, an extraordinary behind the scenes look at Waterford’s favourite festival, will receive its world premiere this Saturday, February...

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Go behind the scenes of Spraoi

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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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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

Three to see this Easter Weekend

Adele Tribute Live in Bolgers Bar Sunday, April 20. “ADELE & Diva” is a stunning vocal tribute to some of...

Friday, 18/04/14 - 9:29am Read More

Three to see this week

David McSavage: Don’t Give Up THE writer and star of the hit TV show, The Savage Eye, David McSavage is...

Wednesday, 02/04/14 - 4:51pm Read More

Three to See this Week

PETER HOOK Joy Division
An Evening with Peter Hook THE world’s longest running music magazine, NME, published their list of the 500 greatest singles...

Friday, 14/03/14 - 9:10am Read More

Three to see this week

Des Bishop: Coming Home DES Bishop is coming home after spending over a year in China. He has some fun stories...

Thursday, 27/02/14 - 4:47pm Read More

National News

New timetable to see Dart services start earlier on weekdays

Dart services are to start up to 40 minutes earlier on weekday mornings to cope with rising passenger numbers, transport chiefs have announced.Under draft timetable changes, the busy commuter train will depart Malahide towards the city centre from 5.50am instead...

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Fine Gael TD Sean Conlan resigns from party

By Daniel McConnell, Irish Examiner Political EditorFine Gael TD Sean Conlan announced his shock resignation from the Fine Gael party...

Tuesday, 24/11/15 - 3:13pm Read More

Lessons have been learned, says Portlaoise Hospital

Portlaoise Hospital has stated that lessons have been learned after the High Court approved a final settlement of €9m for...

Tuesday, 24/11/15 - 2:11pm Read More

Fine Gael Councillor quits over North-South Pylon Interconnector controversy

Fine Gael Councillor Hughie McElvaney from Co Monaghan has resigned over the issue of the pylon construction for North-South Pylon...

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National Sport

Seb Coe faces calls for investigation over awarding of 2021 World Championships

Allegations that athletics chief Seb Coe lobbied for Eugene to host the 2021 World Championships need an “explanation”, according to the leader of Gothenburg’s rival bid.The IAAF president Coe has denied allegations of a conflict of interest over his relationship...

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Tommy O’Donnell returns to training as rehab continues on hip injury

Tommy O'Donnell returned to training with Munster today as he steps-up his return from the dislocated hip that prevented him...

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Man stabbed outside White Hart Lane discharged from hospital

A 35-year-old man who was stabbed outside White Hart Lane on Sunday has been discharged from hospital, according to West...

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David Haye admits world heavyweight title dream lured him back into the ring

David Haye admits a sense of unfinished business has lured him back to the ring, with his sights firmly set...

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