Waterford News

Heroin and cannabis herb seized in city raids

HEROIN, cannabis herb, ecstacy and methadone were seized by Gardai during seperate raids on an apartment and a house iin the city in the past two days. On Wednesday and Thursday the Waterford Drug Unit carried out a number of...

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third fire in three days

A DRUG den that residents of a Lisduggan estate have repeatedly raised serious concerns about has been set on fire...

Wednesday, 15/04/15 - 10:03am Read More

Man dies after falling into John’s River

A 42-YEAR-OLD local man has died after losing his footing and falling into John’s River last night. Ambulance Control received...

Wednesday, 15/04/15 - 2:06pm Read More

drug den gutted by fire

FEARS of Lisduggan residents that a semi-derelict house used as a drink and drug den will be burnt to the ground...

Tuesday, 14/04/15 - 9:52am Read More

Waterford Sport

Waterford will relish unnderdog’s tag against Tipperary

The Waterford team huddle before the game 29/3/2015
Allianz N.H.L. Semi Final – Sunday Next at Nowlan Park 4.00 p.m. Waterford Vs. Tipperary (Preceded by Cork v Dublin at 2pm) Waterford will be in ‘bonus’ territory at Nowlan Park on Sunday next when they take on 1A table...

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A weekend to remember for Waterpark RFC

Waterpark celebrate with the trophy after the game 12/4/2015
Munster Under 16 Final Young Munster 14 Waterpark 17 Thomond Park was the place to be on Sunday for Waterford...

Tuesday, 14/04/15 - 2:23pm Read More

Dependable De Burca at the heart of Déise master plan

The WLR/Granville Hotel Monthly GAA Award winner for April, Tadgh de Búrca receiving his award from Richard Hurley, Granville Hotel with Neil Gough, WLR FM. Also included are his parents
Máire and Tim de Búrca.The Clashmore/Kinsalebeg defender was in terrific form throughout the league as Waterford regained their status in the top flight of the National hurling league for next season. Photo: Noel Browne.
NHL SEMI-FINAL: WATERFORD V TIPPERARY When Derek McGrath speaks of the humble young players on the Waterford panel, Tadhg De...

Tuesday, 14/04/15 - 2:18pm Read More

Best turned out winners flourish by the sea

Tramore Races-Sunday April 12th 2015 Punters usually shy away from backing horses that win best turned out prizes but Tramore...

Tuesday, 14/04/15 - 2:13pm 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


Mumford & Sons despise own name

Mumford & Sons hate their name.The 'I Will Wait' hitmakers share songwriting duties and frontman Marcus Mumford doesn't like the fact their moniker sounds like he is their driving force and he admits they considered re-Christening themselves.He said: "I definitely...

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Henderson to collaborate with Script frontman O’Donoghue

Ella Henderson and Danny O'Donoghue's collaboration is an "emotional power ballad".Last week, it was announced that The Script frontman and...

Sunday, 19/04/15 - 1:59pm Read More

Blur’s Albarn slams pop selfie generation

Pop music no longer challenges the establishment or discusses politics because performers are part of "the selfie generation", Blur frontman...

Sunday, 19/04/15 - 12:22pm Read More

Hagan expects at least half a stone weight gain during Geordie Shore filming

Holly Hagan is expecting to put on "at least" half a stone while shooting 'Geordie Shore'. The 22-year-old reality star...

Sunday, 19/04/15 - 11:15am Read More

Hamill ‘drafted’ into Star Wars

Mark Hamill knew he had to say yes when George Lucas told him about plans for a new Star Wars...

Sunday, 19/04/15 - 11:00am Read More

Ringo joining Rock Hall of Fame

Ringo Starr will join the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tonight with fellow Beatle Paul McCartney doing the honours...

Saturday, 18/04/15 - 4:29pm Read More

National News

Two-year-old boy and girl, 7, in hospital after Tralee rally crash

Two children have been taken to hospital following a crash at a rally in Tralee. A seven-year-old girl has been airlifted to Cork University Hospital, while a two-year-old boy is being treated at Kerry General Hospital.It is understood the two...

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Rail and bus workers set to strike in the North

Bus and train workers in the North are to strike for 24 hours on May 6.All Ulsterbus, Metro and NI...

Sunday, 19/04/15 - 3:53pm Read More

DSPCA wants end to mass breeding on puppy farms

An animal welfare group is attempting to compile a list of all the puppy farms in Ireland.The Dublin Society for...

Sunday, 19/04/15 - 1:40pm Read More

Martin to use Arbour Hill speech to hit out at Sinn Féin

The Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin is hitting out at Sinn Féin.In his address to the annual Fianna Fáil Easter...

Sunday, 19/04/15 - 1:24pm Read More

National Sport

Man City return to winning ways with a victory over West Ham

Manchester City 2 West Ham 0A bizarre own goal from West Ham's James Collins helped Manchester City back to winning ways in the Barclays Premier League.Top scorer Sergio Aguero was also on target as the fallen champions, after a horrendous...

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Cork pip Dublin in cracking contest to advance to final

By John FogartyCork 1-27 Dublin 2-23Seamus Harnedy's injury-time point put Cork ahead for only the second time in this riveting...

Sunday, 19/04/15 - 3:51pm Read More

Inverness stun ten-man Celtic to reach Scottish Cup final

Inverness 3 Celtic 2 (after extra-time)David Raven's dramatic extra-time strike against Celtic took Inverness into their first William Hill Scottish...

Sunday, 19/04/15 - 3:18pm Read More

Irish boxers Barnes and Conlon book spots at Rio Olympics

By Dave HooperOlympic medallist's Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlon have booked their place at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.Belfast flyweight...

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