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Dominicans to depart

Dominicans to depart

Dominicans to depart

After almost 800 years Eoghan Dalton The Dominican order is to depart Waterford after almost 800 years in the city. An ageing and dwindling number of vocations has been cited by the order, with just two Dominican friars still administering in Waterford at its friary on Bridge Street. Prior Provincial Fr John Treacey...
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Hopes for airport take-off

Hopes for airport take-off

Hopes for airport take-off

Waterford Airport looks set to be back in business after a six year hiatus thanks to a €20 million bail out by billionaire brothers from Galway. Luke and Brian Comer have reportedly agreed a €20m deal to buy a majority stake in the airport which will see scheduled commercial flights taking off from Waterford once...
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Davy’s Return

Davy’s Return

Davy’s Return

Davy Fitzgerald is set to return to Waterford for a second stint as Waterford senior hurling manager. The Clare man, who returns to the Déise after 11 years away, was ratified as the new manager by the Waterford County Board on Thursday. Fitzgerald, who gave his first interview since his re-appointment to Morning...
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A fitting farewell to Brendan Bowyer

A fitting farewell to Brendan Bowyer

A fitting farewell to Brendan Bowyer

And so, there we all were, gathered together in the heart of the old city. On a warm August day, the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity was packed to overflowing. Everybody knew that Brendan Bowyer had died in Las Vegas over two years ago. We’d heard the news. But, for many, the reality didn’t sink in until they saw...
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