Saturday, 22nd September 2018
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Fanning named as Deise hurling boss

Paraic Fanning has been named as the man to take charge of the Waterford hurlers. The Mount Sion clubman was ratified at a county board meeting in Dungarvan earlier this week. He has been given a two-year term with the option of a third and will be assisted by former Déise hurlers James Murray and Pa Kearney. Chairman Paddy Joe Ryan commended the work behind the scenes. "I’d like to thank everyone involved in the process. "A huge amount of work has gone in over the last 15 weeks to get the right people.

"We’ve gone through every process possible. Extraordinary work has gone in to secure what we think is best for Waterford.” De La Salle delegate Seamus Quirke congratulated Fanning on his appointment. "With the hurling job, there’s great expectations. "We have a good bunch of players who could bring us success. I wish him well.” Fanning served as selector under Davy Fitzgerald in both Wexford and Waterford and worked with Seamus Plunkett in Laois. He captained WIT to their first Fitzgibbon Cup in 1992 and managed the team to third-level glory three... Read more »»

Fanning named as Deise hurling boss

Fanning named as Deise hurling boss

It’s always 'well' here!

It’s always 'well' here!

Festival of Arts and Wellbeing launches 2018 programme Well Festival of Arts and Wellbeing takes place Monday 8 to Saturday 13 October, throughout Waterford City and County, featuring an exciting... Read more »»

There’s 3,387 from UK who call Waterford their home

There’s 3387 people from the UK living in County Waterford, according to new Census figures released this week. And according to the report, the other nationalities that make up the top ten in the county are: Polish (2330), Lithuanian (498), Slovak (364), Romanian (256), Pakistani (251), Hungarian (248), Latvian (244), Czech (222) followed by American (205).

Nationwide, in April 2016, there were 535,475 non-Irish nationals living in the country, a decrease of 1.6% on the 2011... Read more »»


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    When the latest statistic that waiting times for patients had risen to their highest level yet, there can't have been too many people that were surprised.There are now over 700.000 people on waiting lists with over 50.000 of them children. That so many people are waiting for treatment in one of the most developed economies in the world is truly frightening. Of course you can take into account the underfunding of the health sector during the economic downturn but it still wouldn't fully explain why so ma …

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