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# Waterford

April 2023
Limerick survive Waterford comeback
Flanagan’s first half goal the difference between the sides
Limerick survive Waterford comeback
Flanagan’s first half goal the difference between the sides
Man tells trial he was tied to tree as a child and abused by former sports coach
There are five complainants in the case, all men now in their 40s and 50s.
Court hears from first alleged victim in trial of ex-sports coach facing 266 counts of assault
The man is accused of 266 counts against five boys in locations in Waterford, Cork and Kilkenny between 1978 and 1993.
Waterford crash out of Munster as Clare hit them for 2-26
Keith Smyth and Senan Dunford did the damage for the Banner Under 20s.
Brilliant Sligo defeat Mayo in Connacht semi-final, Down book Ulster final place
The Waterford-Clare Munster U20 hurling clash was postponed tonight.
Cork captain Brian Hurley named to start against Clare
Maurice Shanley misses out on squad place for the Rebels.
Debunked: Claims of Dungarvan attacks by foreign nationals are baseless, according to Gardaí
An investigation resulted in the arrest of a woman for allegedly making a false report.
Tusla didn't contact man over child abuse claim for 8 years as 'no worker was available'
Fourteen men came forward this week to allege they were abused by a now deceased teacher and guidance counsellor at the school.
March 2023
Moral panic 'fizzled out' of Dungarvan after gardaí arrested woman over alleged false statement
A report by
Eoghan Dalton
Disinformation experts say the town is a textbook example of how the far-right attempts to exploit incidents.
Rumours circulated in recent weeks claiming that attacks were carried out in the town centre by migrant men.
In an unusual statement, gardaí said they were not aware of "any alleged spate of attacks by foreign nationals” and arrested a woman alleging she had "knowingly made a false report" about an incident.
Eoghan Dalton reports from Dungarvan on how locals feel about their town being the latest to become the centre of a national issue.
Keith Long appointed as new Waterford manager
The former Bohs boss replaces Danny Searle, who was sacked earlier this week.
Body discovered at scene of house fire in Tramore, Co Waterford
The scene at the house is currently being preserved for technical examination.
Approval granted for university to buy 20 acres on former Waterford Crystal site
The site has been mooted for use as student accommodation and to expand the university’s footprint in recent years.
Waterford on hunt for new manager after sacking Searle
The Englishman had been in charge since last June.
Limerick open Munster U20 hurling title defence with win over Waterford
The reigning champions finished up four-point winners at the Fraher Field.
Man arrested and over €100,000 of cannabis seized in Waterford
A man in his 30s was arrested by An Garda Síochána and is currently held at a Garda station in Co. Waterford.
Siptu to raise millions paid out in dividends by Cartamundi's Ireland site in job losses talks
The company is to close its Waterford factory where 234 people are employed.
University Hospital Waterford closed to all visitors due to Covid-19 outbreak
Pressures on UHW has intensified since a fire in Wexford General Hospital, after which some patients were transferred to Waterford.
234 jobs affected as toymaker to close Waterford factory
Cartamundi said a “post-Covid decline” in demand for board games, coupled with inflation and overcapacity, has brought about the closure.
Senior forwards to start for Waterford and Limerick in Munster U20 hurling opener
Throw-in at the Fraher Field in Dungarvan tomorrow night is 7pm.
Cork and Waterford councils issue flood warning due to high tides and heavy rain
Met Éireann has also issued a Status Yellow rain warning for Kerry until 8pm today and warned that the area will be ‘wet and windy with localised flooding’.
Appeals for plan to cope with waiting lists as Wexford A&E could remain shut for six months
While services have been resuming at the hospital, its emergency department remains closed.
Chairman asks woman to not discuss Garda complaint at local authority's policing meeting
He said that while she suffered an “absolutely life-changing experience”, it would not be appropriate to discuss the case in public.
Anthony Nash: Waterford not playing to strengths but Fitzgerald can find right formula
Deise have yet to marry talented players to a game plan that suits them.
Gardaí investigating alleged Waterford assault arrest woman for allegedly making false statement
In a statement, gardaí also said they were not aware of any alleged “spate of attacks by foreign nationals as suggested”.
Morris hits hat-trick and Tipp seal top spot in Waterford win
Liam Cahill’s current side ran out 10-point winners against his former team.
After Saudi plans and 'bumps in the road', State's 'biggest' regeneration project breaks ground
It will see a combined investment estimated at over €500m for Waterford’s former docklands.
Taoiseach commemorates first flying of the tricolour 175 years ago at ceremony in Waterford
The Irish national flag was first flown at the Wolfe Tone Club in Waterford City by Thomas Francis Meagher.
Armagh bounce back with win over Donegal, Lowry stars in Laois victory
A three-point success at the Athletic Grounds for Kieran McGeeney’s team.
February 2023
Meat rendering plant allowed to expand capacity despite complaints of 'rotten' smell over city
The plant had applied to increase its capacity for meat from 375 tonnes of meat per day to 600 tonnes.
Strong defensive showing gives Galway platform for victory
Waterford’s goal threat shut down as Tribeswomen edge towards Croke Park.
Waterford pass Antrim test as Cork and Kilkenny deliver wins
Antrim led at half-time in Fraher Field, but their challenge faded in the second-half.
Davy Fitzgerald is 'the perfect guy' for the Waterford hurlers - Moran
Former Déise star Kevin Moran on the return of Davy Fitz, a disappointing 2022, panel change and league structures.
New rents 13.7% higher on average as availability hits 'all time low'
If the winter eviction ban expires in March as planned, homelessness levels are expected to rise.
Waterford man thanks Joe Biden for strengthening family's 'resolve' after White House greeting
Maurice Barron’s daughter Ava was left with a tiny chance of survival from cancer, but the disease is now in remission.
Star forward hits 2-2 as Waterford seal first win of league campaign against Mayo
Lauren McGregor shone as a late free from Kellyann Hogan secured victory for the Déise.
77th-minute Burke free sees Dublin secure dramatic draw with 13-man Waterford
It finished 2-19 to 3-16 in Dungarvan, while elsewhere, Clare ran out big winners over Westmeath.
'He had some horrific injuries but bounced back' - Moving on after 12 years with Waterford
Pauric Mahony announced his retirement last Monday.
January 2023
Waterford's Pauric Mahony retires from inter-county hurling
The Ballygunner star forward and ace free-taker has brought the curtain down on a 12-year senior career.
Waterford to play Munster hurling championship home games in Thurles
FBD Semple Stadium has been approved as the venue for Déise’s meetings with Limerick and Clare.