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HSE Managers Converted Into Hospital Beds As Part Of Emergency Measures

AFTER AN all-hands-on-deck meeting emergency measures have been implemented across Ireland’s beleaguered A&E departments, with much needed help coming in the form of spare managers agreeing to be converted into temporary beds. “Unlike nurses and doctors who are all doing the work of five people, we have five managers doing the work of one person… Read more » …



Only A Cruel God Would Fail Man’s First NCT In 4 Years

IT was cancelled due to Covid, rescheduled due to holidays and ignored for as long as possible, but the time has finally come for Waterford man Eric Gowan to finally bite that NCT bullet this weekend. “Surely they couldn’t fail me after all this time, right? They have to pass me to ease me back… Read more » …


Amount Of Weddings You Have To Attend Finally Reaches Pre-Covid Levels

THE number of wedding ceremonies taking place in Ireland on a weekly basis has fallen steadily for the third quarter in a row, with some people now only attending two or three nuptials in a month. Following the Covid-19 pandemic, both the church industry and the hotel industry struggled to clear the two-year backlog, forcing… Read more » …


Debate Continues Over Use Of Live Homeless Family In Mansion House Nativity

THE LORD Mayor of Dublin Caroline Conroy’s decision to scrap the live crib outside the Mansion House continues to divide opinion with increasing pressure to restore it with added historically accurate participants, WWN can reveal. “For the sake of complete accuracy it only seems fair. They shouldn’t be hard to find around the city either,”… Read more » …


Ice Cream Van Man Clearly Just Laundering Money At This Stage

AN ice-cream van that still frequents the housing estates surrounding Waterford city can only be doing so as a front for a money laundering operation, according to a number of locals that we spoke to. Observers have estimated that the Mr. Creamy van, which has chosen Elton John’s ‘Rocket Man’ as its jingle for some… Read more » …


Odlums Introduce Self Raising Children

DEPARTING from their usual offerings of baked goods, porridge and other products Oldums food scientists revealed their latest creation which is set to revolutionise the family raring business, WWN can report. Leaning heavily on the proprietary technology used to create their range of self raising flours, Odlums have developed the first self raising children who… Read more » …