Author: Munster Express

Lending a helping hand

Lending a helping hand

Lending a helping hand

Kieran Foley The new home of The Helping Hand voluntary service was officially opened in Waterford on Friday last, May 13th. The service began operating from a stall near the brewery on The Quay in 2015 before the use of St. Patrick’s Gateway Centre was secured. The service continued to operate from here for a number...
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Waterford Primed for Progress

Waterford Primed for Progress

Waterford Primed for Progress

Brian Flannery After a three week break Waterford senior hurlers welcome Cork to Walsh Park this Sunday 2pm. The narrative is quite simple. A Waterford win will guarantee their progression to the All-Ireland series and set up in effect a Munster semi-final the following week for the trip to Ennis. Defeat for Liam...
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Blues find their mojo in Bray

Blues find their mojo in Bray

Blues find their mojo in Bray

  Bray Wanderers 1 Waterford FC 4   Matt Keane Following victories over Wexford and Athlone Town, Waterford FC made it a hat-trick of wins on Friday when they easily defeated Bray Wanderers in the Carlisle Grounds. Playing under the guidance of Gary Hunt and David Breen for the third time since the...
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Cartuxa Winery

Cartuxa Winery

Cartuxa Winery

Kieran Walsh We were recently in Portugal in the Alentejo region as recommended by Portugal Tourism, who would like Irish to visit other regions outside of Lisbon or the Algarve. Our first project was to visit a farm house accommodation and winery on day one. This was the Cartuxa winery outside of the regional...
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Exploring rural Portugal

Exploring rural Portugal

Exploring rural Portugal

Kieran Walsh Portugal is loved by the Irish. It is an alternative to Spain, lower in costs generally, but a fresher climate, perhaps more suitable to Irish. We did get rain, but found a new area to discover. Most visitors from Ireland pick the Algarve, been there twice, and for those on city breaks, Lisbon. However,...
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