Every County has its Story

Every County has its Story Recently RTE commissioned a short series entitled ‘Every County has its Story’, the purpose of this series was to highlight often forgotten regional connections to the Easter Rising. Undoubtedly the epicentre of the rebellion was Dublin but few who watched the series would have realised that over 500 volunteers were “Out” […]

Easter Sunday

Why does Easter Sunday fall on a different date every year? Have you ever wondered why Easter Sunday falls on a different day every year?  Why is does the date change?  Why does it not have a fixed date like Christmas for example?  Well, the reason is quite simple, or not! It’s hard to imagine […]

The Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens

The Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens Tramore Opens for Easter The South East’s Newest Visitor Attraction The Stunning Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens Tramore, will open for the 2016 season from Easter Saturday the 26th of March and will remain open throughout the the year from Thursday to Sunday including Bank Holiday Mondays.   The Lafcadio Hearn […]

Waterford Garden Trail

Waterford Garden Trail set to attract record numbers this year   EXHIBITIONS of paintings and photos as well as poetry readings have been added to an extended Waterford Garden Trail programme this year in an all-out drive by the owners of the region’s historic homes and amazing gardens to further boost the numbers enjoying the […]

1848 Tricolour Celebration

Waterford City’s 1848 Tricolour Celebration just gets bigger and better every year!   Now in its sixth year as a festival, Waterford City’s 1848 Tricolour Celebration, gets bigger and better every year. The very busy 2016 programme includes possibly the largest historic 1916 re-enactment outside of Dublin City. The event will take place at 14:00 […]