Local News

WSPCA Seizure Highlights Continuing Neglect of Dogs

Two young dogs recently taken into care by the Waterford SPCA highlight the ongoing and cruel neglect of domestic animals in the city and county.

Penneys From Heaven

Up to 100 bargain-hunters queued in Barronstrand Street last Thursday morning to get a first glimpse of the newly-renovated and expanded Penneys store.

Loss of 42 Jobs with Certus’ Closure

Forty-two jobs were lost in the city last Thursday, with the closure of specialist loan-servicing group Certus’s local office.

Mayor Relegated to ‘Third Citizen’

Confusion exists over the protocols surrounding the positions of Cathaoirleach of Waterford City and County Council and Mayor of the Waterford Metropolitan District.

Sinn Féin Distances Itself From Hearne’s Comments on Israel

Sinn Féin has distanced itself from recent comments by Waterford Councillor John Hearne that the UN should shell Israel over ongoing attacks on Gaza, to force the Israeli Government to engage in talks.

Action Required on Derelict Pubs

Waterford City and County Council was asked to address the issue of derelict pubs in the locality at last week’s Comeragh District Meeting.

Personality Portraits

Personality Portrait – Tom Murphy

Tom Murphy has recently taken over the leasehold of the Top Oil Service Station in Ferrybank.


Personality Portrait – Eoin McGrath

Eoin McGrath has worked in the sales sec- tor for over 10 years and has extensive ex- perience in B2B sales and business develop- ment.