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Finding a home in Waterford

Ann with Ronan Morrissey of the Waterford News & Star.

ANN O’Donohue will always consider herself a Tipperary woman but she would never leave her adopted city to return to rural life. Having left her Barrack Street home last Tuesday afternoon, she turned down Newport Terrace towards ...

yesterday 19:50 open_in_new
Youth hospitalised after being struck by car

WITNESSES are being sought after a youth was struck by a car in a cul de sac in the centre of the city on Friday evening.

The single vehicle traffic accident occurred at St Carthage’s Avenue at 7.30pm. According to Waterford Gardaí an incident occurred earlier  and the driver was ...

yesterday 12:53 open_in_new
Making your own luck

KATHLEEN Walsh has received a few strokes of luck throughout the years but given her modest background and no airs or graces attitude, she deserved each bit of it. Make no mistake about it, nothing was ever put on a plate for her and the Flynn family – she grew up in Lower Grange in an era ...

2018-11-09 18:47 open_in_new
Elbouzedi joins the Blues

Waterford FC have confirmed their latest signing with the arrival of Zack Elbouzedi at the RSC ahead of the 2019 season.

The 20-year-old former Republic of Ireland underage midfielder put pen to paper and becomes manager Alan Reynolds’ latest signing.

Elbouzedi joined West Bromwich ...

2018-11-08 12:02 open_in_new
Revenue seizes cigarettes worth thousands

REVENUE officers seized approximately 8,800 cigarettes during a search of a vessel in Belview Port, Waterford.

The cargo vessel is registered in Antigua and Barbuda. The cigarettes, branded ‘L&M Red’ have an estimated retail value of over €5,280 representing a potential loss to ...

2018-11-07 19:13 open_in_new
Class act Carton makes history with Waterford’s first camogie All-Star Award

Beth Carton (third from right, front row) made camogie history on Saturday night…..Photo: Inpho.

Beth Carton’s dedication and hard work was rewarded on Saturday night at the Citywest Hotel as the De La Salle hotshot collected Waterford’s first ever camogie All ...

2018-11-06 19:04 open_in_new
Not a bad time for Mahony’s first Gunners’ goal

Philip Mahony celebrates after scoring a last gasp goal against Ballyea in the Munster Club SHC in Walsh Park on Sunday. Photo: Inpho/Ken Sutton.

Munster Club SHC: Ballygunner v Ballyea: Philip Mahony


When you see 1-0 opposite the name of a P. Mahony in the ...

2018-11-06 19:04 open_in_new
Héry bags a double at player of the year awards

Rory Feely and Batien Héry with Shane Murphy and Ray Malone of the Blues Supporters Club. Photo: Noel Browne.

The curtain came down on a quite remarkable first season back in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division for Waterford FC last Friday week as the Blues finished in an ...

2018-11-06 19:04 open_in_new
Wildcats face Marble City Hawks in local derby

Maxol WIT Wildcats head coach Dimitris Zacharis reacts to a great score by the home team in their recent win over DCU. He’ll be looking for more of the same from his team this Saturday night. Photo: Noel Browne.

The Mercy Sports Hall is the place to be this Saturday night ...

2018-11-06 19:04 open_in_new
Man dies in farm accident

IN tragic news a 52 year old man died as a result of a farm accident in Kilmacthomas yesterday (Monday) afternoon.

Gardaí from Tramore and Kilmacthomas responded to the scene at Scrahan, Kilmacthomas at around 4pm. The man sustained fatal injuries after he fell 14ft from a roof of a shed ...

2018-11-06 18:01 open_in_new
Hitting the right notes in life

Ronan Morrissey of the Waterford News & Star with Barry Murphy.

BARRY Murphy has left a lasting impression on many throughout his life. Age is just a number to the newly-turned 75-year-old who has never lost his cheeky but charming manner. The former worker at Hearne’s & Co on ...

2018-11-02 19:31 open_in_new
Detailed contracts signed for North Quays redevelopment

IN news just in detailed contracts have been signed with the Fawaz Alhokair Group for the redevelopment of the city’s North Quays and Michael Street.

It is expected that a more formal signing and launch will be conducted in the coming weeks. CPO’s have been approved by An Bord ...

2018-11-01 17:16 open_in_new
blues unveil first signing for 2019 season

JJ Lunney is unveiled at the RSC by Waterford FC General Manager, Jack Power. 

Just days after the Blues brought the curtain down on their remarkable first season back in the Airtricity Premier Division,  Waterford FC have announced their first signing ahead of the 2019 ...

2018-11-01 14:07 open_in_new
O’Gorman applauds second-half switches as Nire rule again

The Nire players celebrate at the final whistle after their Co. SFC Final win over Kilrossanty on Sunday night in Fraher Field. Photo: Sean Byrne.

The Nire fans congregated in front of the country end goal. That’s where the dramatic end to this county final unfolded. The bearded ...

2018-10-30 18:01 open_in_new
“We must continue to build on what we’ve started” – Reynolds

Alan Reynolds with owner Lee Power after the game on Friday night and below the Blues team with young Blues before the game. Photos: Noel Browne.

He applauded the fans at the end of the game, but in truth we should be all applauding him. Waterford FC manager Alan Reynolds has done ...

2018-10-30 18:01 open_in_new
A big week for Waterford golfers across the world

Seamus Power picked up his first top 20 of the season on Sunday on the PGA Tour.

Touraneena’s Seamus Power well and truly kicked his 2019 season into gear at the weekend when he finished in 19th place at the Sanderson Farms Championship on the PGA Tour in Jackson ...

2018-10-30 18:01 open_in_new
Newtown are All-Ireland hockey champions

Newtown Secondary School won the All-Ireland Schoolboy Championships for the first time as they beat Banbridge Academy of Ulster 1-0 in Belfast last Friday. Issac Johnson netted in the final, meaning that eleven of the twelve goals from the Waterford school came from the same family ...

2018-10-30 18:01 open_in_new
City hospital to feature on RTE Investigates

‘Your Service Your Say’ is a bedrock of HSE public policy. It invites, even encourages, those who use any of its many health services to step forward with a comment or complaint when the occasion arises. This means everybody – from hospital patients to their families and ...

2018-10-25 16:13 open_in_new
Gavin James can’t wait to return to John Street

NOBODY likes making comparisons but with Gavin James, it’s just too easy to call him Ireland’s Ed Sheeran. They’re both amazingly talented singer song-writers, which is a testament in itself to the weakness that Irish people have to a fella with a guitar. Like Ed, Gavin is extremely ...

2018-10-24 15:01 open_in_new
Hutchinson’s road less travelled increases hunger for Munster medal

Ballygunner’s J.J and Wayne Hutchinson with the News & Star Cup after their Co. Final win over Abbeyside. Now it’s all about attempting to win the club’s first Munster club title since 2001. Their quest starts on Sunday. Photo Sean Byrne.


2018-10-23 18:01 open_in_new
Ageless Gough makes Park Award history

Pierce Flynn, Park Hotel presents the September Waterford Sport Star Award to Joe Gough. Included are Rachel Kinsella, Sales & Marketing Manager, Park Hotel, Fintan Walsh, Waterford Athletics PRO and Kieran O’Connor, adjudicator. Photo: Sean Byrne.

There was a bit of ...

2018-10-23 18:01 open_in_new