Category: LOCAL NEWS


Outrage As Students Keep College Town In Jobs

HUNDREDS of distressed Waterford citizens were outraged this week as the annual college RAG festivities devastated the town with large injections of cash and jobs. Local businesses were said to be recovering today after what has been called the ‘worst week they have ever put down in their miserable lives’. Publican Michael Toomey told WWN today that he… Read more »

Job Seekers Nationwide Welcome Casual Fridays

HUNDREDS of thousands of people welcomed the governments decision today to opt in for a nationwide casual Friday for all jobseekers. The move will see a wider acceptance of casual wear, enabling people looking for work to ‘dress down’ and ‘relax’ as they go about their weekly Friday routine. Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, TD,… Read more »

‘Mandatory German For Both Junior And Leaving Cert Exams’, Says Quinn

THE Minister for education and skills, Ruairi Quinn, has announced at a press conference today that the German language will become mandatory for both Junior and leaving certificates from next year. Mr. Quinn unveiled the €2bn programme – part funded by the EU – at the Shelbourne hotel earlier this morning. The ‘Bildung Macht Frei’ or ‘Education will make… Read more »

Taxi Driver Forgets To Complain About Government To Passenger

IT should have been his time to shine, but unfortunately for taxi driver Alan Williams, forgetting to complain about the government to a passenger was one mistake he will never forgive himself for. The 56-year-old Larchville man recoiled in horror as he explained the extraordinary turn of events leading up to the fare. “I was reading the Sun newspaper, like… Read more »

Sett Blatter: ‘There Is No Racism In Ireland.’

FIFA President Sett Batter told Waterford Whispers News today that ‘there is no racism in Ireland and Mr. Scully should just shake hands with members of the black community’. The 75-year-old was flown into Dublin airport this morning on a government jet before being whisked off to Naas in a cavalcade of totally awesome cars… Read more »

‘We Only Cycle To Annoy Other Road Users’ Admits Cyclist

A COUNTY Waterford cyclist has admitted today that the only reason he travels from A to B is to annoy other road users. Michael Power explained that the majority of cyclists across the country have been conspiring against motorists for years. When asked why he does it he replied: “It’s fun I suppose. I just love cycling… Read more »