Tuesday, 20th February 2018
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Thousands call for Government to Have A Heart

Thousands of people from Waterford were joined by neighbours from Kilkenny, Wexford and Tipperary to protest at the lack of 24/7

Cardiac Care for the South East on Saturday 10th February last.

Organised by a number of local and regional advocacy groups, the ‘Have A Heart’ march left from the Williamstown Centre in Ardkeen at 2.15pm and made it’s way to the grounds of University Hospital Waterford.

No More "Fudge"

In a statement issued on behalf of The South East Patient’s Advocacy Group (SEPAG) dated 12th February 2018 Hilary O’Neill, Chairperson said:

"We would like to commend each and every person from the South East who came out on Saturday to defend our right to 24/7 Cardiac Care at UHW.

We understand that all 19 Oireachtas members from the southeast are meeting with Minister Simon Harris on Wednesday 14th February at 3.30pm.

In this regard we are calling on all our elected representatives to impress upon the Minister for Health that there can be no more "fudge" and he must find a way to set aside the Herity Report and... Read more »»

Thousands call for Government to  Have  A Heart

Thousands call for Government to Have A Heart

31 arrests as part of Operation Storm in Waterford District

31 arrests as part of Operation Storm in Waterford District

This operation constituted a high visibility targeted tactical deployment of resources in the Waterford District designed to prevent crime, disrupt criminal activity, arrest criminals wanted for... Read more »»

€750,000 investment in new look McDonald’s restaurant in Waterford creates new jobs and enhances customer experience

The McDonald’s restaurant on Cork Road, which is owned by local franchisee Joe Byrne, has received a major €750,000 digital makeover that has created 10 new jobs for the local area. The innovations are aimed at improving the customer experience at the restaurant, which is currently closed for refurbishment and is set to re-open for business on Friday, February 9th.

To improve the speed and ease of ordering, customers will have the option to use one of the restaurant’s... Read more »»

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