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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# South-east

This year
In pictures: Children carried from school during evacuation as floods hit south-east
Locals and emergency services tackled the rapidly rising waters throughout the region today.
Status Yellow thunderstorm warning issued for 11 counties lifted early
The warning was due to remain in place until 9pm, but was lifted earlier this evening.
Last year
'Our child deserves to die at home': Family of boy with cancer told palliative care not available in their area
Tipperary TD Michael Lowry read out a letter in the Dáil from parents of a boy with terminal cancer.
'The potential here is enormous' - Waterford taken over by Fleetwood Town owner
English businessman Andy Pilley has given his vision for the Blues after agreeing a deal with Richard Forrest.
All time
Road users urged to exercise caution as Status Orange weather warning extended
A Status Orange rainfall warning has been place for Waterford, Wexford and Wicklow since 5.30pm yesterday.
Status Yellow wind warnings to come into effect for three counties in south-east from tonight
The warnings are in place for Wicklow, Wexford and Waterford from 11pm.
Regional reporters on why their job is important: 'My superpower is that I know everybody down here'
What state is our regional media in, and do we value it enough?
Status Yellow rainfall warning issued for six counties
South-east counties could experience heavy rain and spot flooding today.
Tributes paid after second garda dies tragically over the weekend
Garda Dave Hearne died on the Wexford coast while Garda John McCallion died while cycling in Mayo.
'Disgraceful neglect': Public rally in Wexford today over lack in mental health services for young people
A number of consultants have left the Camhs services in recent weeks and they must be urgently replaced, Sinn Féin said.
Harris vows to 'expedite review' of cardiac services following protests
The Health Minister said a nationwide review will take place.
'I had a heart attack myself - if people don't get help in that first hour, they won't make it'
Around 200 people gathered outside Dáil Éireann today to call for 24-hour cardiac care for Waterford and the South-East.
Differences between the Grace terms of reference, before and after? There aren't many, but they mean a lot...
There aren’t many differences between the before-and-after terms, but what has changed matters.
HSE didn't publish reports into foster care abuse claims under garda advice
A report published yesterday identified failings in investigation on the behalf of the HSE.
Doctors 'utterly reject' report into Waterford cardiac services and say lives are 'absolutely' at risk
They want to meet with Health Minister Simon Harris as soon as possible.
Two women charged as part of organised crime crackdown
Up to 80 gardaí were involved in searches in Waterford and Wexford today.
Waterford is - slowly, very slowly - pulling itself out of recession
Nicky Ryan took a trip back to the Déise to see how Ireland’s oldest city was faring ahead of the general election.
Nama team up with national housing co-op to put roofs over the heads of 19 families
Partnership between the NABCO and Nama has already delivered 58 homes in Dublin and the south east.
Waterford 'won't recover' unless it's made the South East's economic hub
Despite receiving more IDA visits than surrounding counties, it is not considered the area’s economic capital.
Wexford company making catheters and stents targets job growth of 200
Clearstream Technologies says a completed new facility could accommodate growth up to 2019.
The Education Minister gave the head of Waterford IT a "tough" talking-to this morning
Waterford IT sent an email to college bosses in Carlow to tell them they were pulling out of a planned university bid.
Councillors in the South East aren't happy with David Cameron's plan for a new nuclear plant
The project, just 240km from the Irish coast, is set to go ahead after receiving EU backing this week.
"You were the minister"- Richard Bruton accused of ignoring Waterford job warnings back in 1996
The current Enterprise Minister held the same role back 18 years ago.
Unions and Bausch & Lomb looking at 'range of options' to secure plant future
SIPTU has said that the proposed 20 per cent pay cut and 200 jobs losses are unacceptable.
Bausch and Lomb workers facing pay cuts should face 'stark reality' - IDA
The IDA’s chief says pay cuts are preferable to the multinational leaving.
Stunning pictures of cloud formations over the east of Ireland
I wandered lonely…
Up to 50 jobs at risk at Essentra Packaging in Waterford
The company are to initiate a 30-day ‘consultation period’ on the future of their plant in the city.
Several to appear in court following South East drug seizure
Six people were arrested yesterday after plan searches in the south east region returned a seizure of cannabis plants with an estimated street value of €750,000.
Eight seals found dead on beaches in the South East
The Irish Seal Sanctuary do not know what happened to the seals but say it is “very unusual” for a cluster of dead seals to be found in such a confined area.
250 jobs to be created at Wexford call centre
The new jobs will be created over the next ten months at Eishtec, an Irish company set up in 2011.
Proposals to downgrade Waterford Regional Hospital to county status
Proposals outlined this week could see the hospital’s structure broken up and aligned with Cork University Hospital.
Man due in court over 120k cocaine haul in Carlow
Gardaí seized the cocaine during a search of two houses in Carlow on Sunday.
Two arrested over €120k cocaine seizure in Carlow
The two were arrested after planned raids on houses in Pollerton and Carlow Town.
Motorists asked to avoid scene of oil depot fire outside Waterford
A fire has broken out at an oil depot outside Waterford City, with local traffic diversions in place.
Gold digger: Irish company to mine for gold in the south-east
Connemara Mining has joined forces with a Canadian exploration company to mine for gold in areas around the Wicklow-Wexford border.
Capital rule: People from Donegal have lowest income in Ireland
Donegal has the lowest average income in Ireland, while Dubliners earn the most. How does your county’s income fare?
Government clarifies stance on proposed ‘technological university’ for Waterford
The government says it hasn’t yet decided whether to give a university to the south-east – but that it’s speeding up a review.
Blaa blaa blaa: Waterford bap considered for EU protected status
Waterford’s own unique doughy roll is being considered for European Protected Geographical Integrity status, bakers say.