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.

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.


Dramatic Rescue in Tramore

A 16-year-old boy, who got stuck on the rocks near the cliff below the Doneraile in Tramore on Friday last, was dramatically rescued by Rescue 117, the Coast Guard Helicopter.

Local Lotto Win in the Bag – Literally!

A lucky Waterford woman had a winning EuroMillions Plus draw ticket in her handbag for three days without realising.

Student Transported Over €60,000 Worth of Drugs

A Polish born third level student was arrested by undercover drug squad detectives as he transported illicit drugs valued €61,500 from New Ross to Waterford, the Circuit Criminal Court heard in Waterford last week.

‘Not Guilty’ Plea in Fatal Road Accident Case

Waterford City and County Council pleaded not guilty in the Circuit Criminal Court in Waterford to four breaches of the health and safety at work regulations arising out of a fatal road accident in which a council worker was killed instantly when struck by a council truck while filling pot holes.

Man (31) Failed to Remain Drug-Free

A Waterford man who failed to remain free of illicit drugs when given a chance by the Circuit Criminal Court, was last week sentenced to four years in prison with the final year suspended.

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.