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Petra Kindler.
“SERIOUSLY Now!”A confessional comedy performance by Petra Kindler – chosen for the Edinburgh 2014 Fringe Festival. Angela’s Ashes meets Angela Merkel – or the challenging concept of laughing with a German.


Friday 7pm, Opening Ceremony: On the opening evening of the festival we are celebrating the lives of the four Air Corps crew members who died tragically 15 years ago when their helicopter crashed in the Sand Dunes following an emergency call out.

Tramore Promenade Festival: Dear Festival Goer…

Pictured at the launch of the Promenade Festival.
Welcome to the first ever Promenade Festival brought to you by Tramore Tourism in association with The Art Hand. We have put together a huge variety of exciting attractions and plenty of surprises along the way.

Minister Responds to Cardiac Care Campaigners

Mary Coughlan and Willie Doyle pictured outside Leinster House.
Minister for Health James Reilly has said the issue of 24/7 cardiac cover in Waterford is receiving his attention.


Hazardous Road Conditions Following Break in Dry Spell The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is today, Wednesday 25 June, advising drivers and motorcycle riders to take extra care using the roads as the recent dry weather spell breaks and heavy rain is expected across the country over the coming days. During a prolonged dry spell a build-up [...]

Tourism Ireland Board Meets in Waterford City

Enjoying a tour of the Waterford Museum of Treasures prior to Tourism Ireland’s June board meeting in the Tower Hotel were Shane Clarke (Tourism Ireland); Fiona McHardy (Waterford Viking Triangle); Des O’Flynn (Waterford Airport) and Dr Howard Hastings (Chairman of Northern Ireland Tourist Board).
The Tower Hotel held the June board meeting of Tourism Ireland on Thursday last, where board members took the opportunity to meet with local operators to discuss the 2014 season.

Whiskey Thief Has Returned to Hurling

South Kilkenny teenager who assaulted a Garda after being caught stealing whiskey had 21 previous convictions, Carrick-on-Suir District Court heard.

A-okay for Waterford Baby Names

The most popular baby names in Waterford City in 2013 were Aaron and Amelia, according to Central Statistics Office (CSO) figures released last week.

Man Slashed With Knife Across the Neck

A man was slashed across the neck with a Stanley knife when a row erupted at an Easter Bank Holiday party, the Circuit Criminal Court was told in Waterford last week.

Piltown Voters Prove Slightly Less Volatile

CARRIGEEN’S Pat Dunphy (Fine Gael) gained the most first preferences in the Piltown Electoral Area, which saw two changes in membership following last Saturday’s Local Election. In a 12-candidate race, a total valid poll of 9,658 votes were cast from a total electorate of 17,578, with the quota coming in at 1364. Some nine hours [...]