Thursday, April 2, 2020

New trains on way but you’ll have a long wait

BIGGER trains are on the way to relieve congestion on the Waterford to Dublin line. But, as is often the case with rail...

Trolly-wait figures ‘are creative accounting’

A COUNCILLOR has cast doubt on the official figures for people waiting on trollies at University Hospital Waterford (UHW). “It is a disgrace that we...

‘Why I fought with the Kurds in Syria’

MORGAN Mansfield, from Co Waterford, travelled to war-torn Syria in 2017 and saw active service in the fight against Isis, the so-called Islamic state. His...

TV bows out from board

OLD friends and colleagues got together to wish a fond farewell to Spraoi Director TV Honan who is standing down after 25 years’ service...

Monika needs your help

A FUNDRAISING drive has been launched to secure treatment for a woman who suffered serious head injury. Monika Piech, from Tramore, was in a...

McVerry wants ‘mortgage to rent’ scheme enforced

HOUSING and homeless campaigner Fr Peter McVerry has called for the Government’s mortgage to rent scheme to be made mandatory for banks when dealing...

Putting the patient first

Breda Gardner Homeopath, LCPH, MCOS, RGN runs busy natural health clinics at Health Therapies Clinic, 13 Gladstone Street, Waterford and 15 Upper Patrick Street,...

Never too old to tango, says Jim (99)

JIM McManus will be 100 next year - and he’s still dancing. More remarkably, he is dancing the tango. And this incredible 99-year-old man from...

Plans for a walking trail along the coast

WATERFORD City and County Council is now accepting the public submissions on the development of a coastal walking trail from Portally Cove to Ballymacaw...

A wheely tough test for Paddy

PADDY Flynn is heading home to Waterford by the scenic route. He is cycling from Sydney in Australia and hopes to make the journey...
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