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Halligan slams Labour's 'betrayal'

Halligan slams Labour's 'betrayal'

The Labour Party have betrayed the very people they vowed to protect, Waterford  TD John Halligan blasted, just days after Labour had makred the centenary of the  1913 Lockout. In a stinging letter published in the Irish Independent, the Independent Deputy  claimed the actions of Labour since returning to office in...
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Former garda shot dead in Namibia

Former garda shot dead in Namibia

The Irish man who was shot dead in Namibia at the weekend is former Garda Detective Ray  Prendiville, who was stationed in Waterford for many years. Mr Prendiville (62), a native of  Scartaglen, County Kerry and former inter-county footballer, was shot in the tourist resort town of  Walvis Bay last Friday, while he...
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Family struck by second tragedy

Family struck by second tragedy

A Waterford family has been left devastated for a second time after  their two-year-old child drowned at Boatstrand last week – almost four  years to the day since they lost their little girl to a fatal illness. Gardai are treating as a freak accident the drowning of toddler Willie  O’Reilly at Boatstrand last...
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Spraoi’s happy 21st!

Spraoi’s happy 21st!

Spraoi’s 21st festivities last weekend were marked with music, laughter, a riot of colour, the unflagging energy of 1,000 volunteers – and not a drop of rain. “We’ve celebrated the company’s growing up in Waterford with a fantastic three days of street theatre and music and the crowd that turned out tonight is...
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