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Hopes for airport take-off

Hopes for airport  take-off

Hopes for airport take-off

Eoghan Dalton A make-or-break meeting at Waterford Airport this week will reveal whether it has achieved up to €8 million private investment to secure the company’s future. Its board of directors is meeting Wednesday and will hear from a key shareholder on whether negotiations to secure a backer have been...
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Clonea Power’s community hub

Clonea Power’s community hub

Clonea Power’s community hub

Kieran Foley The picturesque village of Clonea Power, situated at the foothills of the majestic Comeragh Mountains, is unquestionably one of County Waterford’s hidden gems. A landmark building within this charming village was recently renovated and the end result is testament to the determination and enterprising...
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South East TU comes into being

South East TU comes into being

South East TU comes into being

Justine Dwyer A senior Trinity College Professor has been appointed the first President of the newly formed South East Technical University (SETU) which came into being on Sunday May 1st. Professor Veronica Campbell’s appointment was designated by the Minister for Further Education Simon Harris. Originally from...
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A special gift from aunt to nephew

A special gift from aunt to nephew

A special gift from aunt to nephew

Kieran Foley Organ Donor Awareness Week takes place this week until April 30th. There are currently around 600 people in Ireland waiting for a heart, lung, liver, kidney or pancreas transplant. Organ Donor Awareness Week is normally the flagship fundraising event for the Irish Kidney Association (IKA) but, as most of...
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County fire service ‘in crisis’

County fire service ‘in crisis’

County fire service ‘in crisis’

Kieran Foley County Waterford’s Fire Service is in “crisis” according to a local Councillor. Raising the issue at the April Comeragh District meeting of Waterford City & County Council last week, Cllr Declan Clune (Ind) said there is a “significant safety issue in relation to the provision of fire services in our...
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