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“It’s wonderful to be here, it’s certainly a thrill….”

Trundling my way along through the hallowed halls of TCRfm the other week I was accosted by the station’s head of social media, the Supremo himself. “Oi CK, have you got a blog post for me, for the website?” he asked. “Yes, yes of course I do. It’ll be in your email inbox by the weekend, or soon-ish at any rate.”…

Aer Southeast

no responses. June 19, 2017 News Team

‘Aer Southeast’ scheduled for take-off


‘Aer Southeast’ scheduled for take-off

It has been more than a year without scheduled commercial flights, today Waterford Airport has announced three new services to the UK….

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no responses. June 2, 2017 News Team

Irish Coast Guard and RNLI urge people to respect the water this Bank Holiday weekend


Irish Coast Guard and RNLI urge people to respect the water this Bank Holiday weekend

The Irish Coast Guard and the RNLI, the charity that saves lives at sea, have issued a joint call urging people to be vigilant and take care in and on the water or along the coastline this Bank Holiday weekend….

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David Cullinane TD

no responses. June 2, 2017 News Team

Students and staff at WIT are being penalised for Government cuts – David Cullinane TD


Students and staff at WIT are being penalised for Government cuts – David Cullinane TD

Sinn Féin TD for Waterford Deputy David Cullinane has accused the Department of Education and the HEA of making students and staff at Waterford Institute of Technology pay for sustained Government cuts since 2008. He said news of cost cutting measures being considered by WIT is causing anger and concern within the institute….

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Waterford Crime Garda Gardai

no responses. June 2, 2017 News Team

Update: Murder Investigation Waterford 31st May 2017


Update: Murder Investigation Waterford 31st May 2017

Gardaí in Waterford investigating a suspicious death at an apartment on Wellington Street, Waterford yesterday (31/5/17) have now upgraded this investigation to a murder enquiry….

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Burglar

no responses. June 2, 2017 News Team

Burglars Increasingly Target Open Doors and Windows During Summer Months: New Garda Analysis


Burglars Increasingly Target Open Doors and Windows During Summer Months: New Garda Analysis

‘Defensive planting’ advised as Gardaí launch summer anti-burglary campaign at Bloom.
Theft of gardening equipment rises by 23% in summer, new figures say:

Don’t post your holiday pics on social media while you are away….

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Waterford Crime Garda Gardai

no responses. May 31, 2017 News Team

Man found dead in Waterford apartment


Man found dead in Waterford apartment

Waterford Gardaí have launched an investigation after a man’s body was discovered at an apartment in Waterford city….

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no responses. May 23, 2017 News Team

Fatal tractor crash near Dunhill


Fatal tractor crash near Dunhill

A man has died following a crash near Dunhill in county Waterford. The man is believed to be the driver of a tractor which was involved in […]

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no responses. April 5, 2017 News Team

Low uptake of free screening ‘concerning’


Low uptake of free screening ‘concerning’

In support of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month this April, BowelScreen – The National Bowel Screening Programme is highlighting that just 40 per cent of the eligible […]

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Protest Song

no responses. April 4, 2017 Colin Kennedy

“THERE’S A PROTEST SINGER……..


“THERE’S A PROTEST SINGER……..

………..he’s singing a protest song.”

Bob Dylan, I thought. But what was the song? To my surprise a quick Google revealed that it’s a line from Dire Straits’ ‘Industrial Disease’, which leaves me doubly surprised as this would be among my favourites of their songs. I should have known that. It is funny how the memory plays tricks but you must admit it does sound Dylanesque….

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