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COVID cases low as county opens up

COVID cases low as county opens up

COVID cases low as county opens up

Jordan Norris An air of positivity has blown through Waterford this week with the incidence rate of COVID-19 locally remaining low, and people availing of the opportunity to venture outside of their five kilometre limit. Scenic spots in the county were frequented regularly at the weekend, with many making use of the...
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A walk within Waterford

A walk within Waterford

A walk within Waterford

The limited easing of Covid-19 travel restrictions means more of us can now embark on wonderful Waterford walks   Kieran Foley Undoubtedly, the Covid-19 pandemic has focused minds on the simple things which we can no longer take for granted. The benefits of exercising, both physical and psychological, have never been...
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Diary of a ‘dryland’ sailor

Diary of a ‘dryland’ sailor

Diary of a ‘dryland’ sailor

Lt. Cdr Eddie Mulligan’s last day in uniform was Tuesday 16th March 2021 after almost 37 years in uniform. St Patrick’s Day was the first day since he was 17 that he was no longer subject to Military Law. Having joined An Slua Muiri in 1984, Eddie went on to join the Navy in 1987. After a year as a seaman on board LE...
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‘It’s no longer about money’ – former Debenhams workers mark one year on picket line

‘It’s no longer about money’ – former Debenhams workers mark one year on picket line

‘It’s no longer about money’ – former Debenhams workers mark one year on picket line

Jordan Norris Former Debenhams workers in Waterford have marked one year on the picket at their Lady Lane base this week, but have vowed to continue fighting for both themselves and the future rights of all workers. Speaking to the Munster Express, shop steward Michelle Gavin said that when initial picketing began...
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De Bromhead’s Grand National Glory

De Bromhead’s Grand National Glory

De Bromhead’s Grand National Glory

Jordan Norris There was Aintree ecstasy for Waterford on Saturday as local trainer Henry De Bromhead had the first two home in the Grand National. The Knockeen trainer’s ‘Minella Times’, owned by JP McManus, was the victor of the famous steeplechase at odds of 11/1, with Killenaule jockey Rachael Blackmore becoming...
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