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“Neighbours set up a WhatsApp group that older people could use to place requests for grocery orders and prescription pick ups.”

The Covid-19 pandemic has placed an enormous strain on many people. And when people are stressed, ordinary moments of kindness and generosity are ofte(...)

Gardaí have set up checkpoints on motorways in conjunction with coronavirus regulations. Photograph: An Garda Síochána/Twitter

Senior Garda officers believe the first day of checkpoints nationwide and resulting traffic congestion was a “sharp shock” that made it clear people s(...)

Photograph dated September 16th issued by Dawn Meats of balaclava-clad protesters gathered on a picket outside the Dawn Meats plant in Grannagh, Kilkenny. Photograph: PA

A “small minority” of farmers continuing to protest at meat factories around the country are threatening the entire Irish beef industry, a group repre(...)

Farmers protesting outside the Dawn Meats plant at Grannagh on the Waterford/ Kilkenny border. File Photograph: PA

Pickets were lifted by beef farmers at another processing plant on Thursday raising further hopes that the nationwide dispute is edging towards a conc(...)

Mark English winning a sixth national indoor title in the men’s 800m at the  recent National Senior Indoor ChampionshipsChampionships at the  National Indoor Arena, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

You know what every athlete says about making a championship final: anything can happen! For Mark English, what happened the last two times he made a(...)

Healthy Town

Wexford town has been selected as the 2018 Pfizer Healthy Town. There’s a busy schedule of events planned for the autumn, aimed at helping lo(...)

Coastal rowing is a very popular sport in pockets around Ireland. Photograph:  Irish Coastal Rowing

Thousands of rowers will compete in national coastal rowing championships this weekend at two separate events. The new Irish Coastal Rowing Champion(...)

Tramore-based People Before Profit representative  Una Dunphy: “We are not getting our proper piece of the pie.”   Photograph: Mary Browne

How do you describe Waterford? It’s a summer evening after rain. In the middle of a warren of small streets up a hill stands Walsh Park, Waterford’s(...)

The judge struck out Dunnes’s case,  finding that its true objective was to facilitate a contrived legal justification for Dunnes’s “long-time failure” to meet its contractual obligations to fit out and occupy the anchor store at Ferrybank

Dunnes Stores is facing a substantial legal costs bill after the High Court ruled it had sued An Bord Pleanála for the “ulterior motive” of avoiding (...)

 Pictured at The Cove Bar, Waterford City are Thomas Barr supporters and members of Ferrybank A/C  Emily Goff, Anna Rafter, Zoe Kiely, Stephanie Goff, Ashling Lowe and in front Mollie Hutchinson. Picture: Patrick Browne

They cheered when he arrived on the track. They cheered when he was introduced to the stadium. They cheered when he took his position on the blocks. T(...)

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