Author: Munster Express

Destination Kilmeaden

Destination Kilmeaden

Destination Kilmeaden

Further housing granted and more to follow The growth of Kilmeaden village continues apace and signs are that it may soon be a de facto suburb of Waterford City. That’s after the Clochán estate received the go-ahead to double its current footprint – with local councillor John O’Leary querying what community...
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‘Davy Daniels Footbridge’?

‘Davy Daniels Footbridge’?

‘Davy Daniels Footbridge’?

Freeman or Fountain? Why pedestrian crossing may be the most fitting tribute Seeking to suitably honour the late Davy Daniels, the Munster Express is championing a fitting and lasting memorial to our former colleague — a man described as a colossus of Waterford politics and the ultimate ‘City Father’. A native of St...
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THEATRE GUIDE

THEATRE GUIDE

THEATRE GUIDE

An Evening With Johnny McEvoy (Theatre Royal, Friday, January 27th, 8pm) The term ‘living legend’ is sometimes loosely accredited to artists in the music business but certainly not when people speak about Johnny McEvoy. Johnny has always been highly acclaimed for the quality of his live concert shows and when his...
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ROYAL THIEF MAKES WINNING RETURN

ROYAL THIEF MAKES WINNING RETURN

ROYAL THIEF MAKES WINNING RETURN

It’s not very often that Henry de Bromhead can call on the services of Patrick Mullins but the pair teamed up at Punchestown on Sunday to win the Qualified Riders Handicap Chase over 2m 6f with Royal Thief. Running in the colours of Gigginstown House Stud, Royal Thief, who was making his first appearance on the track...
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Tributes to Bernadette Phillips

Tributes to Bernadette Phillips

Tributes to Bernadette Phillips

Warm tributes have been paid to Munster Express columnist and local campaigner Bernadette Phillips who has died aged 64. She had been diagnosed with cancer in October and died in University Hospital Waterford (UHW) in the early hours of Monday morning January 9th. Bernadette was a passionate advocate for the rights...
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Back in the fold

Back in the fold

Back in the fold

Thirty years after starting out in journalism, and following a few career detours along the way, Jamie O’Keeffe is returning to the Munster Express as Editor. Taking up the role of Editor this Wednesday (11 January), Jamie O’Keeffe worked as a journalist with the Munster Express from 2000 to 2011. From a farming...
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