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UCC: It’s not every day that a university finds itself awarding a PhD to a student who has written one of the standard texts on their course.

It’s not every day that a university finds itself awarding a PhD to a student who has written one of the standard texts on their course but that’s exa(...)

1 Stephen O’Keeffe (Ballygunner) Age: 29 Height: 6’ 2” Weight: 13st Occupation: Bank official Having a decent season. Early error against Clare but (...)

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship winners in 1959 with Waterford – Larry Guinan and Martin Óg Morrissey. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Now 83, Larry Guinan, one of seven survivors from the 1959 All-Ireland winning Waterford hurling team, still works at his tyre business in Ballinanees(...)

Ballygunner celebrate their Waterford SHC final win over Passage. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Ballygunner 1-23 Passage 0-9 An apprehensive local had previewed Sunday’s Waterford hurling final as ‘Gallipoli’. In the end, the Gunners didn’t quit(...)

Book of Kells: from the oldest depiction of Mary and the newborn Jesus in western art. Photograph: TCD/Hulton/Getty

Jesus preached the kingdom of God, but Luke and Matthew, the evangelists who compiled the two established Nativity legends, described the world as it (...)

Mount Sion in Waterford runs a paired science project where transition year students work with primary school pupils. Photograph: Colin Shanahan

School: Mount Sion CBS, Waterford It isn’t always easy to get young people interested in science. But a new and innovative project at Mount Sion, an (...)

1 Stephen O’Keeffe (Ballygunner) Twitter: @sok91 Age: 26 Height: 6’ 2” Weight: 13st 3lbs Mr Dependable. A brilliant shot-stopper and has ad(...)

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(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn pushes Isabella (right) and Freddie during a visit to Oxford on Thursday. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images)

The Conservatives are cruising to a landslide victory in local voting in the UK on Friday, in a foretaste of a potential victory in the June 8th gener(...)

For a small nation, we've plenty to boast about

CONNACHT Galway Galway has always been a hub for visitors, notably including Christopher Columbus, who pitched up in 1477 and is thought to have atte(...)

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