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Solas Runners & Walkers Enjoy the October Sun

Participants of all ages took part in the 10th Anniversary Solas Cancer Support Centre Run and Walk for Life on Sunday last. After a wintry start to the week the day itself could not have been better with perfect race conditions for the event and a perfect sunny afternoon for families to enjoy the Fun for [...]

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Parent Felt “Targeted”

ETB receive complaint alleging threats and improper conduct Eoghan Dalton Reports The Education and Training Board (ETB) has received a complaint concerning a Waterford school, alleging threats and improper conduct by a senior member of staff towards the parent of a student. The formal complaint centres around a warning that the mother would be reported to [...]

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Kenneally Case is Adjourned

The Circuit Court has heard there are ‘quite an amount’ of documents yet to be gathered by lawyers in relation to the case of a 67-year-old former basketball coach accused of sexual and indecent assault, before the trial can proceed.Bill Kenneally, formerly of Summerville Avenue in Waterford city, is charged with 99 counts of sexual [...]

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New Diocesan Group to Fight “Evil Spirits”

Kieran Foley BISHOP Alphonsus Cullinan is setting up a group to fight evil spirits across the Diocese of Waterford & Lismore. As part of a “delivery ministry”, the fledgling group will travel around the Diocese and will include a priest who is set to undergo specific training in the field. Bishop Cullinan explained that the group [...]


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THEY SAID


Trish Flanagan:

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

Sport


Europe Beckons For Super Blues

Waterford FC on the brink of European football for the first time in 32 years. For the first time in 32 years Waterford’s football fans are looking forward to European Football after an amazing return to the Premier Division in 2018. It has been some journey from the lows of 2016, through the delight of first division [...]


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Super Saints Stun Johnville

Munster Junior Cup. First Round Johnville 1 St Joseph’s 8 Let’s be honest from the outset! No one saw this coming. Johnville have been playing well in Division 1A all season, especially at home and they went into this match in St Martin’s Park on Saturday night as favourites. There was one [...]

Senior Football Championship Nire v Ballinacourty

Old Rivals Face Off to Secure Final Berth

County Senior Football Championship Semi FinalBallinacourty v The Nire (Sunday, Fraher Field, 2pm) Three weeks ago we saw Kilrossanty qualified for their first County Senior Football Final since 2000 where they lost out to The Nire 1-11 to 1-8. In the decider, provisionally fixed for October 28th, they will meet either The Nire once more or Ballinacourty, [...]

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Gailltír Seize title After Gripping Final

County Intermediate Camogie Championship Final 2018 Gailltír 1-17 De La Salle 2-13 Brian Flannery at the WIT Arena Gailltír regained the Waterford Senior Camogie title in the wake of a pulsating one-point victory over De La Salle at the WIT Arena on Sunday last. A sparkling display from the Fitzgerald cousins Annie and Aoife who contributed [...]

Co.Intermediate Hurling Final Clonea v Clashmore/Kinsalebeg

Clonea Find the Power!

County Intermediate Hurling Championship Final 2018 Clonea 2-13 Clashmore/Kinsalebeg 1-12 Thomas Keane at Fraher Field Clonea atoned for their disappointment of a year ago at the same stage as they came from behind to defeat Clashmore/Kinsalebeg in a well contested Intermediate Hurling Final at Fraher Field on Sunday last. Over the course of the hour in front [...]

Entertainment


The Write Stuff

Waterford Writer’s Festival packed with literary goodies! The Waterford Writer’s Weekend, which now forms a major element of the 17th annual Imagine Arts Festival (October 18th to 28th) is set to welcome some of Ireland’s leading literary luminaries. From readings to author interviews to book launches and even a ‘What A Complete Aisling’ table quiz (hosted [...]


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Ireland’s Biggest Flour Fight Returns

Imagine Arts Festival goers are being invited to visit The Apple Market on Sunday, October 28th (1pm) for the country’s largest ever flour fight – and it’s free! According to the organisers of ‘Blaa-Mageddon’: “Groups of the estranged blaa-ttlers will gather. They will dropped their Viking shields and swords and pick up flour and eggs for [...]

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Badly Drawn Boy Live at Theatre Royal

It was June 2000 when the Mercury Prize-winning, seminal ‘The Hour of the Bewilderbeast’, announced the arrival of the badly drawn genius of Damon Gough. It’s been a curious, wonderful, inimitable, unpredictable career so far of major prizes and minor incidents, all possibilities and magic in the air. Since then he has released four subsequent studio albums [...]

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New Winterval Director Promises New Additions

WINTERVAL’S new Festival Director has promised some new additions for this year’s festival in addition to traditional favourites. Tommie Ryan, who began his association with festivals and events when volunteering with Spraoi aged 14, has been involved with Winterval in the past in a production role. He has worked with EveryEvent for a number [...]


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Crystal Valley Tech Summit

WIT Arena hosts Regional ICT Showcase Thursday Dermot Keyes The WIT Arena will host the Crystal Valley Tech (CVT) Showcase and Summit this Thursday, October 18th, as the South East’s community of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) companies assembles to promote the region’s burgeoning reputation in leading edge technology development. Between 9.30am and 1.30pm, the [...]

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Stellar Line-up for 2018 Chamber Annual Dinner

The Waterford Chamber Annual Dinner will take place at the Tower Hotel on Friday, November 9th. The 2018 Annual Dinner will celebrate the opportunities that exists for business in a global economy. The Annual Dinner, sponsored by Waterford Chamber Skillnet, is the highlight of Waterford’s business calendar and promises again to be an excellent social [...]

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Funding Boost for Towns & Villages

A WIDE range of projects across County Waterford are to benefit under the 2018 Town and Village Renewal Scheme. A total of €776,000 has been allocated for local projects as part of this year’s funding announcement.Two of the projects to receive the highest amount of funding are the upgrade and extension of the Waterford Estuary [...]

Colin Jephson Ardkeen Stores-Food the Waterford Way

The amazing Ardkeen Stores story began back in 1967 when Robert and Pamela Jephson opened a Grocery Store, with a few Esso petrol pumps outside – an idea that was actually ahead of its time. Their initial idea was to give the local community (which wasn’t anywhere near the vibrant village it is today) everything [...]

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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.