MAYOR of Waterford City Jim D’Arcy has broken his silence on the controversy involving his use of the Mayoral car, which is afforded the office holder during the year-long term in office. The driving arrangements of the Mayor came under scrutiny in a recent newspaper report which questioned the logic of supplying a new car each [...]
At the May meeting of Tramore Town Council on Tuesday night of last week Area Engineer Ken Walsh pledged to meet ‘next morning’ with a local priest over serious concerns he has in relation to traffic and parking arrangements in the vicinity of Holy Cross Church.
To pray for the success of this year’s Waterford Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes, a Mass, celebrated by His Lordship Dr William Lee, Bishop of Waterford and Lismore, will be held in The Cathedral, Barronstrand Street, Waterford on Saturday, June 1st at 6.15pm.
CALLS were made at last week’s meeting of Waterford County Council to urgently address the issue of potholes throughout the county.
“Let nobody claim that cannabis is a harmless drug,” Judge Keenan Johnson stated in Waterford Circuit Criminal Court last week when told that a drug addict was forced to hold cannabis with a street value of more than €5,000 for a major player in the local drugs scene.
Kerry 1-15 Waterford 2-6 The fact that Waterford lost to Kerry in last Wednesday’s Munster Minor Football Semi-Final is of course, no great shame.
A couple of weeks back at the RDS in Dublin Leinster rugby fans could be heard chanting “one more year” to encourage their warrior hero Brian O’Driscoll to postpone any thoughts of retirement for at least 12 months.
16 year old Michael O’ Loughlin has been named on the Irish cycling team for the European Youth Olympics in Utrecht, Holland in July following a series of five selection races.
For the first time this year Craig Breen did not claim a podium finish in an ERC event but his performance and fourth place finish on this year’s Tour de Corse emphasizes the immense talent of the Peugeot Rally Academy driver.
Waterford United supporters, hoping so see the Blues return to winning ways after their dreadful display against Mervue United, were left reeling at the RSC on Friday following another debacle, this time against Wexford Youths.
'Shake Skin' by the brilliant Waterford band Kodakid. They have been chosen by Hot Press magazine as one of the finalists in The Big Break competition. Visit www.hotpress.com to cast your vote for them.
Waterford is leading the way in terms of staging and promoting events connected to ‘The Gathering’, a joint County and City Council event staged at Waterford Castle on May 7th revealed.
If you have an eye for art, you could well come away with your own treasure from ‘Art at the Palace’, which commences on Saturday May 25th at the Bishop’s Palace on The Mall.
June Bank Holiday Sunday sees another Waterford debut for one of the most in-demand young duos in the world, The Martinez Brothers at Crystal.
Episode 2 of the locally made The Hurler, featuring Ireland’s most notorious hurler, Gar Campion, is now available on Youtube and fast approaching 3,000 views.
This summer, Hive Emerging is due for launch its new premises at 25 Michael Street, Waterford City. Hive is currently extending open calls for emerging artists to exhibit, curate, volunteer, staff & occupy their studios & galleries.
A number of key infrastructural developments set to commence in the city over the coming weeks will, cumulatively, create a ‘significant’ number of construction jobs, according to City Manager Michael Walsh.
There was further bad news on the local jobs front last week with the announcement that Citibank will close its office on the IDA Business and Technology Park by the end of the year.
Glanbia Group Managing Director John Moloney said that the Group has ‘delivered a solid performance’ in the first four months of 2013.
Faithlegg House Hotel & Golf Resort has just unveiled a stunning new look having undergone major re-investment from the hotel group owners FBD Hotels & Resorts.
An Bord Pleanála has given the go-ahead for the construction of a 40,000 feet indoor leisure complex on the prom in Tramore, which will create 50 jobs and feature an indoor surfing facility and Ireland’s largest Skate/BMX arena.