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DRUGS SURGE STRIKES FEAR INTO ELDERLY

Elderly residents in the Ballybricken/‘Top of the Town’ area of Waterford city are living in fear following an unprecedented series of drug-related incidents on four different streets, The Munster Express has learned. According to a source working in the area, at least four specified properties (the exact locations of which cannot be detailed for potential legal [...]

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Tributes Paid to Stradbally Native Killed in N25 Crash

WARM tributes have been paid to the 24-year-old man who died in a road traffic accident near Ardmore at the weekend.Darrell Hurley died following a two vehicle collision, involving a car and a lorry, on the N25 near Bawnard at approximately 4.30am on Saturday. He was the sole occupant of the car and was pronounced [...]

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“END MY FAMILY’S 25 YEARS OF MISERY”

Imelda Keenan’s disappearance remains a Waterford mystery “As long as I’ve got air in my lungs, I’ll never give up on Imelda,” said Gerry Keenan, speaking about his sister who was last seen on Waterford’s Lombard Street on January 3rd, 1994. “I’ve got to keep going when it comes to this. I owe it to [...]

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City HQ for Financial Group

The Woodbrook Group, a firm of financial consultants established by Waterford native Michael Doherty (45), is to establish its Irish headquarters in Waterford city with the aim of creating 1500 jobs across the South East within four years. The news, which was announced this (Tuesday) morning, will see the company enter the Irish market “as [...]

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Déise Men’s Shed marks its first year

The Déise Men’s Shed has marked its busy opening year at the Six Cross Roads Business Park, and the 40-strong group is looking forward to the next 12 months with enthusiasm, energy and expectation. Willie Moore, a well-known community activist and one of the driving forces behind the establishment of the Shed (along with Jim Frisby), [...]

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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 & [...]