Daithí O’Sé with the Rose of Tralee contestants. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Resistance may not be futile but hatred is. The Rose of Tralee lives within us like a dormant parasite. It’s part of the random kitchen drawer of our (...)

University Hospital Waterford has one cath lab, which is used to treat patients with serious heart conditions, operating daytime hours, five times a week. Image: Google Streetview

More than 110 hospital consultants based in the southeast have called on Minister for Health Simon Harris to approve a second cath lab in Waterford. (...)

Science Gallery Podcast: a brilliant, free podcast

In honour of Science Week, we take a listen to the Science Gallery Podcast, produced and presented by Shaun O’Boyle with music editing and sound desig(...)

Rory O’Flaherty (right), chairman Lough Lein Anglers presenting the Charity Cup to Noel Duane, winner of fly-fishing competition in Killarney

Stationed on the bridge overlooking the canal stretch alongside Ross Castle on Lough Lein in Killarney, Timothy O’Sullivan, “Timo” to his friends, be(...)

Santa (and the Grinch) arrive to open Winterval Festival and switch on 100,000 Christmas lights in Waterford City. Photograph: Patrick Browne

More than 500,000 people are expected to attend Ireland’s biggest Christmas Festival which opened in Waterford on Friday and runs until December 23rd (...)

This year’s Winterval festival in Waterford was the most successful to date, building on the success of last year’s event which brought an additional € 14 million into the local economy in the run up to Christmas, the organisers have revealed.

This year’s Winterval festival in Waterford was the most successful to date, building on the success of last year’s event which brought an additional (...)

The  Book of Kells

A replica of the Book Of Kells worth €15,000 has been stolen in Co Meath. Sgt Dean Kerins, a Garda Crime Prevention Officer in Co Meath, said the copy(...)

Revenue from Mincon’s core manufactured products declined versus the previous quarter

Revenues at Irish engineering group Mincon decline by 9 per cent in the third quarter versus the preceding three months due to an overall decline in t(...)

The showman was revealing nothing about his festive illusion which will be performed at The Mall in Waterford on November 29th Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The world premiere of a new festive illusion by Keith Barry will be one of the highlights of this year’s Winterval festival which gets under way on N(...)

Dublin manager Anthony Daly shows his frustration as his charges go down meekly to Tipperary at Thurles in the All-Ireland quarter final. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Prior to Dublin’s game with Tipperary last Sunday some of Anthony Daly’s words in the press caught my eye.“For the first week, anyway, (post Leinster (...)