Boy who clung to moving vehicle to save sister is praised in court
The bravery of a 10-year-old boy who clung to the window of a moving SUV in order to rescue his sister was commended at Portlaoise Circuit Court on Thursday.
The boy’s actions were outlined during the sentencing hearing of Michael Martin (36) with an address of Shandon Court, Yellow Road, Waterford city. Mr Martin pleaded guilty to the false imprisonment of an 11-year-old girl following the incident at Cullohill, Co Laois on March 4th.Read
Waterford entrepreneurs in the prestigious ‘Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur’ competition
Two young Waterford entrepreneurs have won a place at the national final in the prestigious ‘Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur’ competition, for a chance to share a €100,000 investment fund.Read
Blazing a trail in Ireland with canned craft beer, Waterford company Metalman Brewing…
Blazing a trail in Ireland with canned craft beer, Waterford company Metalman Brewing is focusing on expansion and on exports. In January this year it became the first Irish microbrewery to set up a canning operation.Read
Man meets his Doppelgänger on a Ryanair Flight!
Neil Thomas Douglas was flying on a Ryanair flight on Thursday night when he came across his twin. We are sure you’ll agree, there’s not much doubting that they are ‘Twin Strangers’Read
Rounding of one and two cent coins has begun
The scheme aimed at reducing the number of one and two cent coins in circulation in Ireland has begun. As of today, customers will have their change rounded to the nearest five cents. According to The Central Bank rounding will only be used in cash transactions.
It will be conducted on a voluntary basis, meaning customers can opt out and ask for the exact change. One and two cent coins will remain legal tender.Read
The Folks At Leap Card Need A Geography Lesson…
The folks over at Leap Card Ireland recently brought out a new TV ad showing the cities where you can now use the service – Waterford, Cork, Dublin, Wexford, Galway and Limerick.Read
Which Stars Have Earned The Most From Beyond The Grave In 2015?
From music legends to children’s authors, TCRfm takes a look at which celebrities are making the most money after their deaths. Forbes has released its list of the dead celebrities who have earned the most in the last year.Read
Irish Government set to review WHO study linking processed meat and cancer
The Department of Health has referred the World Health Organization (WHO) study on links between the consumption of processed meats and cancer to its own experts as well as the Food Safety Authority of Ireland. In a statement tonight the department said the research “will feed into the review of healthy eating guidelines currently being undertaken by the Health Promotion Unit of the Department”.Read
Waterford Stanley reduced losses last year to under €1m
Waterford Stanley, the south-east cooker manufacturer, which is owned by the Aga Rangemaster group, has narrowed its losses over the last year to just below €1 million, according to accounts recently released.
The company, which was bought by Aga in 2005, employs roughly 100 staff in Waterford, where it produced its first range cooker 80 years ago.Read
Tramore Man Jailed In Dubai For “Obscene Gesture” Warns Of City’s Strict Laws
Tramore man Conor Hayes, who alleges he was falsely imprisoned for an “obscene gesture” has warned travellers of Dubai’s hidden dangers.
Mr Hayes was imprisoned and deported after an incident involving a taxi in January 2011.Read