Local News


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 [...]


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 [...]


Waterford Owed Almost €1.2m in “Emma” funding

Eoghan Dalton Reports Waterford is still owed €1.155 million from the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government over damage caused by Storm Emma earlier this year. It was revealed at last Thursday’s meeting of the City and County Council in Dungarvan that the money had been refused because it had not been deemed eligible under the [...]


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 [...]


North Quay’s “Compelling” Funding Case

Waterford City & County Council will leave ‘no stone unturned’ in pursuit of the €104.5 million it is seeking from Government to assist in the delivering of the Fawaz Alhokair North Quay development. Speaking to The Munster Express in the wake of the Council’s application via the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund (URDF) dated September [...]

Personality Portraits

Alva Pearson

Lyrath Estate is delighted to announce the return of Alva Pearson as Group Sales & Marketing Director for Lyrath Estate in Kilkenny. A Wicklow native, Alva has lived in County Kilkenny now for 13 years, and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to this new role. Having previously held the position of Sales & [...]