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A new era for the Holy Ghost

A new era for  the Holy Ghost

A new era for the Holy Ghost

Steeped in history, the Holy Ghost Residential Home is now entering a new era of care for the elderly in Waterford. THE Holy Ghost Residential Home is among the oldest charitable institutions in Waterford City still carrying out the intentions of its founders.On August 15th 1545, James Henry Walsh received a charter...
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Twinkle toes Jim

Twinkle toes Jim

Jim McManus (99) has attracted global media attention at the world’s largest tango competition in Argentina. Twinkle toes Jim McManus attracted global media attention throughout the past week as he competed at the world’s largest tango competition in Argentina.Dressed in a white jacket, black trousers and tie, the...
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Filipino fun in Waterford

Filipino fun in Waterford

Members of the vibrant Waterford-Filipino Irish Community are proud to call Waterford their home and regularly organise and participate in a variety of events. There are almost 200 Filipinos living in Waterford City and its environs. The majority work in the medical sector within the locality as nurses and health...
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Farmers fight back

Farmers fight back

Farmers fight back

Newly elected President of the ICSA, Fenor man Edmond Phelan, says farming is under attack as a result of climate change, the rise in veganism and excessive profiteering. Additionally, the industry is threatened by the controversial Mercusor deal and the uncertainty surrounding Brexit. Waterford man Edmond Phelan was...
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Women on a Mission

Women on a Mission

Women on a Mission

The newly formed Déise Women’s Shed – Mna na Déise Dungarvan has already proved to be a resounding success. Members recently visited the Portlaw Women’s Group and are now focused on seeking a home to call their own. WHILE the concept of a Men’s Shed is already very well established, the idea of a Women’s Shed...
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Parkinson’s positivity

Parkinson’s positivity

Parkinson’s positivity

An innovative course in Waterford is transforming the lives of people with Parkinson’s and other neurological conditions. An innovative course designed to help people living with Parkinson’s and other neurological conditions is generating huge benefits for local participants. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive...
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All hands on deck in Kilmac

All hands on deck in Kilmac

All hands on deck in Kilmac

Heartened by the success of the Waterford Greenway, locals in Kilmacthomas are making a concerted effort to bid for Tidy Towns glory IT’S OFTEN said that a rising tide lifts all boats and there is perhaps no better example of this than the transformation which is taking place in the picturesque village of...
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Proactive Piltown

Proactive Piltown

The enterprising village of Piltown is basking in the glow of successful community projects PICTURESQUE Piltown is certainly punching above its weight in terms of community spirit, pride of place and entrepreneurial activities. Although the village was bypassed in 2002 with the opening of the upgraded N24, Piltown...
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