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no responses. February 1, 2017 News Team

Good News for Built Heritage in Waterford


Good News for Built Heritage in Waterford

Minister for Arts, Heritage Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys has announced the introduction of 2 funding schemes for Protected Structures – the Built Heritage […]

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Waterford FC

no responses. January 5, 2017 News Team

Waterford’s League of Ireland story enters a new era


Waterford’s League of Ireland story enters a new era

The new era in Waterford’s League of Ireland’s story has begun with the appointment of Pat Fenlon and Alan Reynolds as part of the club’s new management team in director of football and head coach roles respectively. The club will also henceforth be known as Waterford FC instead of Waterford United…

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no responses. January 3, 2017 News Team

Majority of towns clean but 2016 sees rise in litter levels nationally


Majority of towns clean but 2016 sees rise in litter levels nationally

No litter blackspots but ’disappointing’ deterioration in Dublin City  Galvone in Limerick City at foot of rankings Dumping replacing litter as critical environmental issue 2016 saw […]

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2016 Celeb Deaths

no responses. December 31, 2016 News Team

2016 in Review


2016 in Review

All in all, I suppose we could consider 2016 a truly unique year. The obvious thing that stands out more so than anything else is the […]

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no responses. December 1, 2016 News Team

Collisions close routes in the South East tonight as weather conditions worsen


Collisions close routes in the South East tonight as weather conditions worsen

AA Roadwatch is reporting three separate collisions, which have closed roads in the region tonight. In Waterford, the N25 Waterford/ Cork Rd between Kilmeaden and Carroll’s […]

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no responses. November 29, 2016 News Team

Tramore Christmas carnival 2016


Tramore Christmas carnival 2016

For the third year running, the Tramore Christmas carnival returns to the streets of the town this year, bringing with it, all the usual festive fun […]

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Christmas Bonus 2016

no responses. November 23, 2016 News Team

Social Welfare Christmas Bonus to be issued during the week beginning November 28th.


Social Welfare Christmas Bonus to be issued during the week beginning November 28th.

The Christmas Bonus, which was partially restored 2 years ago, has been increased by a further 10% for people on weekly long-term social welfare payments. It was confirmed in Budget 2017 that there will be an 85% bonus for Christmas 2016. It will be paid to pensioners and most welfare recipients…..

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Billy McCathy WLRfm broadcaster passes away aged 62

no responses. November 20, 2016 News Team

Waterford broadcaster Billy McCarthy passes away aged 62


Waterford broadcaster Billy McCarthy passes away aged 62

The death has occurred of popular Waterford broadcaster Billy McCarthy following a short illness. He was 62.

The news was announced by WLRfm in a statement:

“Waterford local radio station WLRfm is very saddened that our loved colleague Billy McCarthy has died after a short illness.”

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CSO HEALTH SURVEY 2015

no responses. November 18, 2016 News Team

CSO releases Irish Health Survey Results


CSO releases Irish Health Survey Results

The Central Statistics Office has released results from the Irish Health Survey 2015. This release provides figures on various aspects of the self-reported health status of […]

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toblerone

no responses. November 8, 2016 News Team

They’ve changed the shape of Toblerones and yes, this affects Ireland


They’ve changed the shape of Toblerones and yes, this affects Ireland

The ongoing Brexit saga in the UK continues to have far reaching and hitherto unthought of consequences – take the humble Toblerone bar for example….

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