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Lá Fhéile Phádraig sa Phort Láirge

Photos of St. Patrick’s Day fun across Waterford City & County Photos courtesy of Beautiful Waterford Imagery Facebook Page Fireworks in Dungarvan by Mary McCarthy Photography


North Quay Project Set for Delay

Council apologises after initially declaring plan was objection free AN BORD Pleanála has received three objections in relation to Waterford’s North Quays project. One objection has been deemed valid, another declared invalid, while a third is currently being processed. However, Waterford politicians have reassured the public that the eagerly anticipated project will proceed. On Thursday last March 8th, it [...]


“I Just Wanted to Ask A Question”

Cardiac campaigner denied chance to make UHW query to Taoiseach Well-known cardiac campaigner Willie Doyle was literally left standing at the WIT Arena on Friday last, when his hopes to field a question to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar about cardiac services didn’t come to pass. A frustrated Mr Doyle stood quietly and respectfully with a raised arm during [...]


Further Call for Clarity on Kenneally

Eoghan Dalton Reports Waterford Fianna Fáil Councillors have been called on to again clarify whether members of the party were aware of the crimes of convicted paedophile Bill Kenneally before it came to the public’s attention. Last month Cllr Adam Wyse (FF) told a sitting of Waterford City and County Council that the party, as “a volunteer [...]


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Trish Flanagan:

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


The Gates Close at Walsh Park

County Final double header in ‘19 mooted for revamped ground “In a perfect world, particularly taking the planning process into account, what I’d like to see is Walsh Park officially re-opening in October 2019 with a County Senior Final double-header, that’s what I’d love to see.” That was the declaration made by Waterford GAA County Board Chairman [...]


Deise Find Their Flow in Victory

Now that was more like it. On a surface which had held up remarkably well despite the recent snow drifts, Waterford ended their losing streak at Walsh Park, ensuring they didn’t leave the venue in its current guise on a low note. And while Sunday’s three-point win over a Clare side who’d already qualified for the [...]


Blues Rock “Bit O Red” With Last Gasp Strike

Sligo Rovers 1 Waterford FC 2 Waterford FC recorded their third Premier League victory of the season in dramatic fashion at the Showgrounds on Friday night last. Courtney Duffus, who was playing only his second game for the club, popped up with the winning goal in the last minute and needless to say the Blues [...]


Walsh Park revamp must be questioned

Thomas Keane Reports Over 80 years passed before the third and final secret of Fatima was revealed in the year 2000 and for some it must have felt like the same time span passed before we learned recently, courtesy of the Munster Council’s official website, that another great secret had been revealed. Since the draws for [...]


Laura Dreams of Her Day at the Dome!

Michelle Heffernan Reports Introducing The Munster Express 2018 Waterford Rose Candidate Laura Kiersey This year, The Munster Express has the pleasure of sponsoring Laura Kiersey, an exceptional 25-year-old who has happily declared her candidacy for the 2018 Rose of Tralee International Festival. This year over 18 girls from Waterford City and County are competing to be selected [...]


“Into The Woods” Proves Another Carrick Triumph

Carrick-on-Suir Musical Society is celebrating 75 years of being central, in musical terms, to a community that has seen the rise and fall of post World War II economic and social development. Over those years they established a significant reputation for musical theatre and they excelled themselves with an operatic telling of Stephen Sondheim’s [...]


Mercury Rev to play the Theatre Royal

Mercury Rev last visited Waterford in 2008 when they played the intimate setting of Electric Avenue. A decade on, the band return for a very special show at the Theatre Royal to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their opus ‘Deserter’s Songs’. When ‘Deserter’s Songs’ was released in 1998, it kick-started one of the greatest, and most [...]



Taoiseach Calls for Progress on Waterford/Carlow TU Bid

TUSE application due in second half of this year Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) and IT Carlow (ITC) have been urged by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to advance their merger process if they wish to achieve a Technological University of the South East (TUSE). Mr Varadkar made the call at the Project Ireland 2040 showcase held at [...]


Leo: “Get on with TU Proposal”

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has appealed to the leaderships of both Waterford and Carlow Institutes of Technology to agree on their merger plan in advance of formally submitting a bid for Technological University (TU) status. Speaking at the WIT Arena on Friday last, hours after the TU Bill passed through its final stages in the Oireachtas, Mr [...]


Women in Stem and The Numbers Game

Regina Moran took to the rostrum at the WIT Arena on Thursday morning last and beat the drum for female Leaving Cert students to consider a career in Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM). The lack of young women in such lecture halls is something the Clonmel native is personally familiar with. When she took her [...]


WLR launches Business Show “The Hot Desk”

WLR is launching a new weekly business show on Wednesday evenings, ‘The Hot Desk’, which will be presented by Julie Smyth. The show will keep listeners up to date with the latest developments in personal finance and consumer issues and provide a forum to analyse and reflect on Waterford’s renaissance. Waterford native Julie is a former BBC [...]

Branding Waterford’s 2040 Vision

European Investment Bank Director urges local stakeholders to “think big” Waterford must enter the ‘big league’ of Irish cities and become part of an economic ‘Atlantic Corridor’ which can counterbalance the dominance of the Greater Dublin Area (GDA). That’s the view of Limerick resident John Moran, Director of the European Investment Bank and former secretary [...]

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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.