WEEK IN PHOTOS
In Cork cheering on the Deise were Monny Hallahan, along with Colin and Breda Bannon.

In Cork cheering on the Deise were Monny Hallahan, along with Colin and Breda Bannon.

The Chicken gets a hold of Caroline Hennessy at the recent Fenor Family Fun Cycle.

The Chicken gets a hold of Caroline Hennessy at the recent Fenor Family Fun Cycle.

Piltown booked their place in the WWFL Under-18 Cup final by defeating Benfica 2-0 at the RSC.

Piltown booked their place in the WWFL Under-18 Cup final by defeating Benfica 2-0 at the RSC.

15-year-old Carrick-on-Suir athlete Sarah Walsh competing in Australia.

15-year-old Carrick-on-Suir athlete Sarah Walsh competing in Australia.

The Waterford City Hot Air Balloon drew the crowds at the Festival of Motor Sport held in Piltown.

The Waterford City Hot Air Balloon drew the crowds at the Festival of Motor Sport held in Piltown.

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News


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Fáilte Ireland Accused of ‘Cop Out’

Fáilte Ireland’s response to Waterford’s omission from the Wild Atlantic Way has been labelled a ‘cop out’.

Waterford Doctor Acquitted of Two Sexual Assault Charges

A Waterford doctor has been acquitted of sexually assaulting two female patients during medical consultations.

Mother Awarded €74,000 Following Slip in Store

The mother of a nine-week old infant slipped and fell on the floor of a Centra grocery store during routine cleaning and mopping prior to closing time, the High Court heard in Waterford last week.


BREAKING NEWS


Win a €250 Penney's voucher to spend at the newly-revamped store, only in this week's edition.
There was a dramatic rescue in Tramore last week. Read more in this week's edition.
Gas meter tampering on the rise? Read more in this week's edition.
Read about rising house prices in Waterford, in this week's edition.

THEY SAID


Trish Flanagan:

Our hero in Waterford thank you Tony
for all the years you gave to us.
You are the best.

Sport


Déise Dig Deep Again

For the second year running Waterford and Limerick must meet gain to decide the destination of this year’s Munster Minor Hurling title after an exhilarating draw at Páirc Uí Chaoimh before an attendance of 36,075 on Sunday last.


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Six on the Spin

Waterford ladies win sixth Munster Intermediate Football title in a row.

Walsh Flying the Flag for Ireland and Australia

A young para-athlete with roots in Carrick-on-Suir is making fast strides in her athletic career in Australia.

Tramore Come Good in Extra-Time to Win Cup

Two goals, one in the last minute of the first period of extra time and another goal in the first minute of the second period proved to be too much for Ferrybank on Thursday night last at the RSC.

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Slick Shels Too Strong for Waterford United

Waterford United failed to defeat Shelbourne for the fourth time this season when they lost to the Dubliners in Tolka Park on Friday night last.

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Gutsy Piltown Defeat Benfica

Piltown booked a place in the WWFL Under 18 Cup final by defeating a dogged Benfica team at the RSC.

Hayes Wins Another Round of Munster League

Tipperary's Seamus Hayes scored his third Munster Grand Prix win in-a-row, after another brilliant performance aboard Tina Mc Dermott’s Chipolini VMZ, this time at the Cork Summer Show, where they collected the winners prize and in the process Seamus Hayes joined his rival Francis Connors at the top of the league table.

Entertainment


Bring Out Your SprOgs…

The countdown to SprOg Monday the 28th of July - Sunday the 3rd of August (generously sponsored by Genzyme Ireland) is well and truly on, with tickets selling out fast!

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A Pirate Radio Station with Waterford at Heart

In the Richard Curtis motion picture The Boat That Rocked, the late, great Philip Seymour Hoffman played a pirate DJ, broadcasting eclectic sounds to a changing world starved of alternative culture.

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Noc Noc, Who’s There?

Upcoming acts at the newly formed Noc Noc Comedy and Cabaret Club at The Reg: MC and comedian Konor Halpin, soprano and show singer Caroline Reid O’Brien, comedy singer and balladeer Gerry Kane, direct from Cork, comedy hypnotist and mind reader Tony Black and comedy actor Dermot Sullivan. Tony Black and Caroline Reid O’Brien will both feature at the club’s opening night at on Friday, 18th July.

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The 4 of Us, Unplugged

Music lovers are in for a treat this Saturday 19th July at Garter Lane Theatre with an intimate acoustic show with The Four of Us.

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The Sweet & Lowdown – 15th July 2014

STEAM Dream, a unique digital art experience, takes place in Garter Lane Arts Centre from 28th July to 28th August. This original, Waterford- designed multimedia experience premieres for the first time as part of childrens’ festival sprOg.

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Airport Hopes for a Brighter Future

While passenger numbers at Waterford Airport are growing, the highly sought resumption of a link to London remains elusive.


T & H’s to Re-Open Within Two Months

T&H Doolan's pub is expected to open within the next two months under its new management team.

Financial Services May Be Future SE Jobs Driver

As evidenced by the arrival of NuVasive at Maritana Gate, Waterford has the potential to become a financial services hub in the region, echoing a point made at a recent IBEC seminar held in the city.

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An Encouraging Start for ‘142′

A total of 4,264 new cars were registered on July 1st, the first day of the new 142 registration plate - this compares to 1,924 on the first day last year.

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NAMA Chair Enthused by Michael Street Development

NAMA Chairman Frank Daly believes the Michael Street development will improve the local property industry and assist in Waterford’s economic recovery.

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The Stylish New Peugeot 308 SW

Peugeot has announced prices and specifications for the stylish new Peugeot 308 SW estate, which debuted in forecourts this month.

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'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.