Category: LOCAL NEWS


Co-Worker Who Mentioned Christmas Immediately Fired

NEWS reaching WWN from the Waterford business community today suggests that one woman working in Hegarty Financial Consultants was fired after mentioning ‘***stmas’ in August. The employee in question, Deirdre Hagan, had been with Hegarty for 12 years, but her employment with the firm was immediately terminated following her decision to inform several co-workers of… Read more »

Thousands Attend Martin Cahill Festival In Dublin

THE North inner city was the location yesterday for thousands of revelers commemorating the 20th anniversary of the assassination of popular Dublin criminal Martin ‘The General’ Cahill. The Martin Cahill festival, which was launched in 2004 by a gang of youths, has gone from strength to strength over the years, attracting some of the country’s… Read more »

Record Number Of Students Offered Places In Basket Weaving

With the release of this year’s CAO points, thousands of anxious students have been offered places in courses at many of the country’s leading third level institutions. Competition for places is high and some courses have seen demand increase, while some students have been left disappointed by the increase in points in their favoured courses…. Read more »

CONFIRMED: Ebola Virus Spotted On CCTV At Dublin Airport

CONFIRMATION is coming through from security at Dublin airport that the dreaded Ebola virus has been spotted on CCTV entering the country through the arrivals gate. The Virus, which is believed to have boarded an early morning flight from Lagos, was first seen in the duty free area browsing through local newspapers. “I didn’t think… Read more »

Shock As 4 Star Hotel Found In Portlaoise Prison

FOLLOWING on from the troubling discovery of mobile phones, modems and USB keys in the possession of prisoners in the prison’s dissident wing comes the news that another, more shocking and alarming discovery has been made. In a WWN exclusive, we can reveal that during a routine search of Portlaoise prison carried out by staff,… Read more »