Waterford Council has approved planning for one of the country’s largest solar farms in a scenic region of mid-Waterford.
Thu, 07 Nov, 2019
Waterford Council has granted planning permission for a combined 30mw solar farm in the Comeragh region of the county.
Sat, 15 Jun, 2019
A number of county councillors in Waterford have expressed overwhelming opposition to a directly-elected mayor’s office for the city.
Tue, 16 Apr, 2019
Looking for a staycation with a difference? From new menus to room revamps, Ciara McDonnell uncovers the hotels offering that little bit extra in 2018.
Sat, 06 Jan, 2018
Tue, 15 Aug, 2017
A Waterford community is being split in two by plans for a proposed windfarm. Michael Clifford looks at the issues involved and the rifts they have caused
Mon, 10 Jul, 2017
TIMING is everything, they say, and for West Waterford and the Dungarvan/Clonea area, lots of planets are aligning and crossing paths to give it a deserved place in the sun.
Sat, 27 Aug, 2016
Broad in the beam might describe the way the accommodation is laid out at Comeragh, aka No 10 Laburnum Park, by the secondary entrance to the CUH hospital campus, off the Model Farm Road.
Sat, 09 Jul, 2016
Pilot scheme aims to highlight heritage potential of lesser-known villages and boost visitor numbers
Sun, 19 Jun, 2016
Sat, 02 Jan, 2016
Mon, 14 Sep, 2015
Waterford Council has refused planning permission for a windfarm near the Comeragh Mountains for the second time in four years.
Mon, 27 Jul, 2015
Fri, 12 Sep, 2014
The Comeragh mountain range in Co Waterford is an area of spectacular natural beauty, a relatively undiscovered gem that is home to stunning glacial lakes, picturesque waterfalls and hidden caverns.
Wed, 27 Aug, 2014
OUR trailhead is Howe Strand, where a few cars can park but space is limited. The beach looks out onto Courtmacsherry Bay and beyond it, the open ocean. Westward are the Seven Heads, and to the east, the Old Head of Kinsale.
Mon, 11 Aug, 2014
A fresh row has hit the new Cabinet with the revelation that state jobs were handed out to Coalition cronies — just days before they switched posts.
Tue, 15 Jul, 2014
SERIOUS flooding in recent times is prompting people to look at new ways of resolving, long-term, a problem that’s likely to remain with us, given climate change and all that implies.
Mon, 24 Feb, 2014
Mon, 09 Dec, 2013
WHEN you’re reared in an area, you take it for granted. It’s something that’s a given.
Mon, 25 Nov, 2013
The Government said a new network of pylons must comply with health and safety standards amid concerns over “monster” structures which are set to be erected in the middle of communities.
Wed, 13 Nov, 2013
Power cables must be buried at the side of our road network, especially by the side of dual carriageways which could be the cheapest way to do it when devaluation of property is taken into account.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2013
More than 1,500 people walked through the cold and rain at the weekend to protest against a proposed Eirgrid network of pylons designated for the area around the Comeragh Mountains.
Mon, 11 Nov, 2013
I am aghast at the notion that Eirgrid would even consider the route through scenic Lismore, Co Waterford as an option to upgrade the electricity grid for Ireland.
Tue, 05 Nov, 2013
Sat, 19 Oct, 2013
We view a selection of trading up homes from around the country.
Sat, 29 Jun, 2013
Photographer George Munday hopes to realise his dream by crowd-funding, where supporters pledge funds in advance.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2013
Changes to the Waterford constituency will be of concern to TDs in Tipperary and Waterford City, writes Conor Kane
Fri, 22 Jun, 2012
MORE than 2,500 people from the south-east revelled in this year’s Bealtaine Festival of Outdoor Science, a week-long event which saw them embrace the great outdoors.
Tue, 20 May, 2008
PLAYING in a Munster final would have been easier than the ordeal hurling fans Michael Beehan and Podge O’Brien went though to raise funds for Bóthar, to send more livestock to needy families.
Thu, 17 Apr, 2008
IT may be a long way from a maiden in Cork to a Classic, but Dermot Weld's Nightime bridged the gap in emphatic style in the Boylesports Irish 1000 Guineas at the Curragh yesterday.
Mon, 29 May, 2006
THERE’S a whole heap of property, and then there’s the stunning natural setting too, on offer at the Cooldevane, Clogheen, Co Tipperary home.
Sat, 05 Nov, 2005
Gardaí discovered four guns, a makeshift firing range and targets when they raided a suspected Continuity IRA training camp at a clearing in the Comeragh mountains, the Special Criminal Court heard today.
Tue, 22 Feb, 2005
A hillwalker is recovering in hospital, after falling from a cliff at Mahon Falls in Co Waterford.
Sun, 29 Feb, 2004
A Limerick man was charged at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin today in connection with a garda swoop on a suspected Continuity IRA training camp in Co Waterford in August last year.
Thu, 05 Feb, 2004
Rescuers have reached an injured hill-walker stranded in the Comeragh mountains of Co Waterford.
Sun, 01 Feb, 2004
Eight men arrested when gardaí swooped on a suspected Continuity IRA training camp in Co Waterford last August were further charged with new offences when they appeared at the Special Criminal Court today.
Thu, 18 Dec, 2003
IT’S rare for an Irish sportsperson or team to set a new world record.
Tue, 18 Mar, 2003
A MOTORWAY plan linking the country’s two biggest cities could face lengthy delays, a judge has warned.
Fri, 16 Aug, 2002
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