The landslide victory of Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour leadership election looks set to transform the political discourse in our large neighbour island. There is an otherworldly quality to the north London MP, who first served as a councillor way back in 1974, before being elected as MP for Islington North in 1982.
Mon, 14 Sep, 2015
Waterford is a safe and welcoming city. It has the lowest rate of recorded crime of any comparably-sized urban centre in the country and does not have a particularly widespread problem of street crime and anti-social behaviour as some commentary around the recent night-time assemblies has suggested.
Tue, 04 Nov, 2014
JANET YELLEN, President Barack Obama’s pick to lead the Federal Reserve, combines a solid reputation as an economist with a keen interest in communication — fitting for someone who once joked that her dinner guests should expect a discussion of economics.
Fri, 11 Oct, 2013
It took Waterford County Board delegates less than 10 minutes last night to formally ratify two former hurling greats as county senior selectors to replace Nicky Cashin and Br Philip Ryan whose unexpected resignations within the past week sent shock waves through the county.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2012
WATERFORD GAA secretary Timmy O’Keeffe has made a resolute defence of his highly controversial suggestion that the Déise should opt for Kilkenny’s Nowlan Park as the county’s Munster senior hurling championship venue in any future “home and away’’ arrangement they might enter into.
Fri, 17 Dec, 2010
OBLIVIOUS, seemingly, to the torrent of criticism that has preceded the hugely controversial and costly trip, an eight-member Waterford County Council delegation flew from Shannon yesterday morning en route to New York for the St Patrick's Day celebrations in the Big Apple.
Wed, 15 Mar, 2006
Faced with the most serious waste management crisis in its 116 year history, and a dire financial situation, there was no surprise that, at the end of a marathon annual estimates meeting yesterday, the twenty three elected members of Waterford County Council failed to adopt a county rate for 2006.
Fri, 16 Dec, 2005