Author: Munster Express

BoI to close 3 local branches

BoI to close 3 local branches

BoI to close 3 local branches

Jordan Norris Three Waterford branches are set to close as part of nationwide closures by Bank of Ireland. Branches in Ardkeen, Kilmacthomas and Lismore will all close as part of 88 closures nationwide, with significant job losses as a result. The branches are set to close in September. The Bank stated that the...
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Culture on the coast

Culture on the coast

Culture on the coast

Despite the challenges posed by Covid-19, all involved with Tramore Coastguard Cultural Centre are looking forward to a bright future The old Irish seanfhocal ‘Ní neart go cur le chéile’ is included on a Covid-19 information board at the entrance to the Tramore Coastguard Cultural Centre. This adage tells us that...
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Caroline’s Greenway oasis

Caroline’s Greenway oasis

Caroline’s Greenway oasis

Where on the Waterford Greenway can you step into a warm and welcoming oasis to   enjoy a heavenly experience which allows you to forget all your woes? ‘ Reflexology by Caroline’ situated midway on the Waterford Greenway at The Courtyard,   The Workhouse, Kilmacthomas, is run by the vivacious Caroline O’Byrne who is...
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STAYCATION SURGE

STAYCATION SURGE

‘Significant demands’ on Waterford locations Waterford is reaping the benefits of Ireland’s staycation surge, with crowds flocking to popular locations countywide. The high profile ‘Visit Waterford’ advertising campaign, which encourages Irish people to holiday in Waterford this summer, appears to be reaping rewards...
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Waterford team collaborating on landmark global study on mental health during times of infection

Waterford team collaborating on landmark global study on mental health during times of infection

Researchers from the School of Health Sciences at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) are heading up the Irish arm of a global study on population mental health during times of infection. Dr Evan Matthews (Department of Nursing and Health Care, WIT) and Prof John Wells (Dean of the School, Health Sciences at WIT)...
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160 years of The Munster Express

160 years of The Munster Express

Messages of congratulations have been sent to The Munster Express as the newspaper celebrates 160 years. The newspaper, which was first printed on July 7th 1860, has prevailed during many challenging times including wars, recessions and now the current Covid-19 crisis. Launched by Joseph Fisher, The Munster Express...
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Paddy celebrates 99th birthday

Paddy celebrates 99th birthday

A special occasion was celebrated at Dunabbey House, Dungarvan last week when resident Paddy Mooney turned 99. Born in Dunabrattin, Annestown on May 4th 1921, Paddy was aged eight before he started school because of ill health. However, health problems certainly didn’t hold him back as he went on to enjoy an...
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Birthday tributes to Mary Allen (90)

Birthday tributes to Mary Allen (90)

Warm birthday tributes have been sent to Waterford native Mary Allen – a stalwart of the Irish community in London. Mary (née Aulsberry), a native of Kilmeaden and resident in Camden, London celebrates her 90th birthday this Wednesday, May 13th. Mary emigrated to the UK in 1948. Arriving in England on 5th May, she...
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