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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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A rescue reunion  

A rescue reunion  

A rescue reunion  

The 65th anniversary of a dramatic rescue involving a Waterford man occurred this week A very special reunion took place in County Donegal recently involving a Waterford man who is hugely thankful for the gift of life. Seamus O’Rourke (87), originally from Sallypark and now residing on Leamy Street, spent the summer...
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City set for Viking Marathon

City set for Viking Marathon

City set for Viking Marathon

Sunday June 26th will see Waterford play host to our 10th annual WLR Waterford Viking Marathon. Organisers and participants are very excited to return to a live event while continuing the option to participate in a virtual marathon if preferred from June 24th to June 27th. Runners will begin their full, half and...
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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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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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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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