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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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    George Michael

    no responses. January 5, 2017 Colin Kennedy

    YOU HAVE BEEN LOVED…….


    YOU HAVE BEEN LOVED…….

    2016 took a phenomenal number of people from the world of entertainment prompting much hand wringing and cries of “Oh my God, what’s happening? The world’s gone crazy!” Well, no. Not really. Let’s be brutally honest here, the vast majority of those who died were actually elderly, in their late 60s or 70s. It doesn’t make their loss any less sad but it is a stark reality nevertheless. George Michael was different, aged just 53 is shockingly young….

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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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    Peter Green - Fleetwood Mac

    no responses. December 15, 2016 Colin Kennedy

    THE GREEN GOD


    THE GREEN GOD

    Right, where was I? Ah yes, the guitarist whose career came off the tracks. This, you may recall, was the planned blog last month until the easily distracted yours truly went off in a different direction altogether. The man I’m talking about is Peter Green, the so called Green God and founder of Fleetwood Mac. I’d have thought it’s reasonable to assume there are a great many people unaware that there was ever a bloke called Green in the Mac…

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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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