Local News


Who Will Care For Our Kids?

Regional Mental Health Service enters deep crisis A 15-year-old Waterford girl who recently attempted to end her life by suicide has expressed her concerns about the deficits in mental health service provision for teenagers and young adults across the South East. Speaking exclusively to The Munster Express, ‘Anna’ and her mother ‘Jane’ (both requested that their [...]


CAB Activity Across Both City & County

Eoghan Dalton Reports There are currently 10 investigations being carried out in Waterford by the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB). Three of these are full investigations while the remaining seven are preliminary, with the law enforcement agency still considering whether to proceed with a full inquiry into each case. In a presentation to Waterford City & County [...]

Waterford v Tipperary Munster Senior Hurling Championship 2018 R

Deise boss’s future uncertain

Derek McGrath’s future as Waterford senior hurling manager remains undetermined in the wake of the Deise’s early exit from the Munster Championship. Speaking to reporters in the wake of his team’s three-point defeat to Cork on Sunday, McGrath said he will “give some time” to contemplate his plans for 2019, adding: “I don’t have a story for [...]


Abuse Commission May Need to “Pause”

The Commission of Investigation which will examine the response into allegations of abuse committed by Bill Kenneally may be required to pause its work, the Justice Minister has noted. Addressing the Seanad on Thursday last, Charlie Flanagan said such a measure may be required “if requested by the DPP, where a concern exists that the matter [...]


The Late Jim Harney: A True Dunhill Colossus

We regret to inform readers this week of the death of Jim Harney of Dunhill, who passed away at the Havenwood Retirement Village, Ballygunner on Wednesday last, June 13th. Jim was a colossus of a man in the village of Dunhill, metaphorically speaking. He ran the local bar and shop for decades and was heavily involved [...]

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 & [...]