As one of the BBC’s senior economic correspondents, Hugh Pym covered the banking crisis from its revelation in 2007 to the present day. As late as Jul(...)


Mayor of Waterford 
John Cummins from 
of Fine Gael 
who
 has secured a seat in 


Waterford.

After two intense days filled with a mixture of jubilant displays and defeated demeanors, 32 councillors have been elected to the newly amalgamated Wa(...)

Senator Terry Leyden’s daughter Orla, a sitting councillor,  retained a  seat for Fianna Fáil in Roscommon

Fianna Fáil taking eight out of eighteen seats on Roscommon County Council, coupled with the implosion of the Fine Gael vote in each of the three elec(...)

Full list of candidates One of a handful of counties where city and county councils have been merged, the new Waterford County Local Authoritie(...)

John Condon, nephew of Private John Condon,  who is recorded as the youngest battle casualty of the First World War and was known as the Boy Soldier, at the unveiling of a monument to his uncle in Waterford today. Photograph:  Patrick Browne

Waterford today honoured its war dead when it unveiled a specially commissioned memorial to the youngest recorded casualty on the Allied side in the f(...)

Confounded by bureaucracy?: John and Martina Cummins, who have been “at this for years”. Photograph: John D Kelly

John and Martina Cummins have spent 10 years trying to become parents. After several attempts at IVF treatment the couple decided to adopt, app(...)

Residents behind sandbags at Poleberry, Waterford city. Photograph: Patrick Browne
Weather watch

SOUTHEASTResidents and businesspeople along the southeast coast are hoping they are over the worst of the flooding which hit many areas badly on Monda(...)

A native of St John’s Park but resident in Ballygunner, where he represented Waterford City East, the late Cllr Gary Wyse was the sole Fianna Fá
a
il member of Waterford City Council
the council 
 as well as chair of the local authority’s Environment Strategic Policy Committee. Photograph: Facebook

Mayor of Waterford Cllr John Cummins yesterday led tributes to council colleague and father of four, Cllr Gary Wyse, who died suddenly today at the ag(...)

 Frederick Douglass wrote about how heartened he was by his visit to Ireland. Photograph: MPI/Getty Images

Leading anti-slavery campaigner and human rights champion Frederick Douglass was honoured in Waterford yesterday when a plaque was unveiled to mark a (...)

 Fans greeting the   All-Ireland minor hurling winners in Waterford. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Waterford’s first All-Ireland minor hurling title success in 65 years could become a catalyst for a brighter future for a city with the highest urban(...)