Waterford News

Supporting local communities

Waterford News & Star supporting local communities. Nice to receive two awards in Athlone today.

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Top three businesses to be chosen at Student Enterprise Awards final

THE Waterford City Student Enterprise Awards final are taking place at Dooley’s Hotel in Waterford city today. The Awards involved over...

Thursday, 26/02/15 - 9:42am Read More

Gardaí seek information on missing woman

GARDAÍ are seeking the assistance of the public to locate missing 39-year-old Louise Aldridge, who has not been seen since...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 10:58am Read More

suspect device not viable

The suspect device discovered in Ardmore Park, Ballybeg shortly after 11am this morning was declared not viable. As a precaution...

Saturday, 21/02/15 - 5:13pm Read More

Waterford Sport

Magnificent Mahony fires Decies to home win

NHL Rd2 Waterford v Laois
WATERFORD V LAOIS: SCORE BY SCORE 1 – 15 mins. Tadhg Bourke and Brian O’Halloran are wide with early efforts before Zane Keenan opens the scoring with a Laois point from a long range free after two minutes. Pauric Mahony...

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Another three National indoor titles for peerless Proper

Kelly Proper with her three medals she won at this weekend's meet bringing her total Indoor titles to a national record of 19 titles 22/2/2015
Once again Kelly Proper has shown her marvelous competitive spirit in a National Championship. In Athlone on Saturday and Sunday...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 3:19pm Read More

Curran and Lismore closing in on Croker dream

Lismore captain, Shona Curran.
Sunday March 1 – All Ireland Intermediate Camogie Final Croke Park at 1.30 – Lismore v Piltown   All Ireland...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 3:10pm Read More

O’Neill and Keane to host Blues fundraiser

Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane 5/11/2013
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and his assistant Roy Keane will be in Waterford on Thursday, March 12, after...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 3:05pm 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


Katie Price screens video criticising cheating husband before renewing wedding vows

Katie Price's friends were convinced she was going to split up with Kieran Hayler at their wedding vows renewal ceremony after slamming him in a "hard-hitting" speech.The 36-year-old star and the former stripper renewed their vows last month in West...

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Awards boost Keaton’s popularity with filmmakers

Michael Keaton has been "flooded" with offers since awards season.The 63-year-old actor - who picked up Best Actor at the...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 11:00am Read More

Madonna announces 35-city tour

Madonna has announced a new tour - just days after her fall at the end of the Brits sparked headlines...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 10:40am Read More

Beck to play June gig in Dublin

Beck has announced a gig at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin.The Grammy award winner will take to the stage...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 10:30am Read More

Kanye announces name of new album

Kanye West has named his new album 'So Help Me God'.The 37-year-old rapper revealed the title of the follow-up to...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 9:04am Read More

Nimoy laid to rest in private ceremony

Leonard Nimoy has been laid to rest.The 83-year-old actor, who is best known for playing the character Spock in the...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 7:43am Read More

National News

FF: Labour’s motion on Aer Lingus ‘just political posturing’

Fianna Fáil has today played down Labour's emergency motion on the future of Aer Lingus - describing it as "political posturing".The Labour Party yesterday adopted a policy where the airline will only be sold to IAG if there are no...

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Fitzgerald: Family Relationships Bill not linked to gay marriage referendum

The Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has criticised some of the debate around the Children and Family Relationships Bill.The legislation will...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 1:47pm Read More

1st Independent Mayo campaign: TDs ‘need to leave the ivory tower’

A new campaign has been launched to try and turn support for independent politicians into seats in the Dáil.Community groups...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 1:07pm Read More

Irish Water announces 350 temporary jobs in Cork

Up to 350 new temporary jobs are being announced at Irish Water in Cork.The positions are being rolled out at...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 12:58pm Read More

National Sport

Police investigate new reports of racist chants from Chelsea fans on train

British police have launched an investigation after reports of racist and abusive behaviour from Chelsea fans on a train from London to Manchester on Sunday night.British Transport Police (BTP) said they were called to meet the train as it entered...

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League Sunday: Monaghan criticised for ‘messy, niggly’ indiscipline

Referee Rory Hickey, shows the black card to Dermot Malone, left , Monaghan. Picture: David Maher/SPORTSFILEFootball was back on the...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 12:59pm Read More

Ireland bids for Women’s Rugby World Cup

The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) has today submitted a bid to host the Women's Rugby World Cup in August...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 12:36pm Read More

Kane: We lost final to two ‘scrappy’ and ‘lucky’ goals

Harry Kane says losing the Capital One Cup final was the "worst feeling in the world" but he is sure...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 11:28am Read More