People on bridge despite road closed to Wooden bridge in Dollymount, ahead of Hurricane Ophelia hitting Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Hurricane Ophelia has caused widespread disruption on the country’s roads, with fallen trees making many impassable. A Roadwatch has released a list (...)

Galway fans celebrate beating Waterford in the All-Ireland senior hurling final. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Several decades of hurt and hope distilled into 70 minutes. A magical potion. Two tribes battled to taste it, but only one would drink from the c(...)

Mac Dara Mac Donncha: ‘If Waterford are playing anybody I shout for them, and if Galway are playing anybody I shout for them.’

The way he describes his home, Mac Dara Mac Donncha makes it sound like a UN outpost. “Down the middle. I’ve a Galway flag and a Waterford flag – both(...)

Hurling memorabilia in the shop window of Dungarvan undertaker David Kiely.

A Dungarvan, Co Waterford-based undertaker has converted part of his funeral home, including its front window display, into a shrine to the county’s h(...)

Martin Óg Morrissey, who played centre-back in the 1959 final: “I still have fellas coming up to me, nearly genuflecting”

Although Waterford are about to play only their second All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final in more than half a century, some of players involved in the c(...)

Trim Salmon of Knowledge Festival at Trim Castle

If the thought of heading back to homework, uniforms and school lunches is hard to bear, just think how the kids feel. The best way to brush off the b(...)

The 46km Waterford Greenway follows an old railway line between Waterford and Dungarvan, and its billing as ‘the most amazing amenity for Co Waterford ever’ is not without foundation

It is a truth almost universally accepted that Waterford punches below its weight as a tourism destination. Has this problem been overcome? The signs (...)

Tina Satchwell was reported missing  by her husband on March 24th. Photograph: family handout/PA Wire

Gardaí investigating the disappearance of a woman missing since late March are hoping that DNA tests will confirm whether or not suitcases found near (...)

Thompson’s Lane in Dungarvan, Co Waterford. Photograph: Google Street View

Two women have been injured following a stabbing incident in Co Waterford. The women, both in their 20s, reportedly sustained minor stab wounds duri(...)

Leitrim Surf Company: one of the nicest ways to explore Leitrim’s tiny but lovely coastline is on stand-up paddle tour

LEINSTER Cycle Wexford’s Euro Velo and the Norman trail Wexford has just launched its 120km section of the EuroVelo 1 route from Rosslare harbour to (...)