Winterval Launched

Winterval Launched Over 8,000 people lined the streets of Waterford to welcome Mayor Adam Wyse and Santa on  Friday, 25th November as they arrived in the city to turn on the Christmas lights and officially launch Winterval 2016. Mayor Adam Wyse and Santa travelled down the new Waterford Greenway on Harley Davidson, followed by 20 […]

Santa Claus Opens Winterval

Mayor Adam Wyse and Santa Claus Open Winterval Festival in Style Waterford City is the place to be on Friday the 25th of November for the start of Irelands best Christmas Festival, WInterval!  Come on down and join in all the fun and create a few lasting memories with your kids! Mayor Adam Wyse and […]

Volunteers Needed for Winterval

Volunteers Needed for Winterval Waterford’s Winterval Christmas Festival – interested in volunteering as a Welcome Ambassador? Volunteers Needed for Winterval.  Winterval is only a few days away – would you like to get involved in the magic of Christmas. Be a Welcome Ambassador for Waterford’s Christmas Festival, the only festival of its kind in Ireland. […]

Waterford’s Viking Triangle

Waterford’s Viking Triangle – It’s a Great Place to visit   Waterford’s Viking Triangle enjoyed fantastic success winning The Great Place category at the Urbanism Awards 2017 held in London earlier this week. Waterford won against formidable contenders; Greenwich Market, London and Leicester Market, Leicester. The Viking Triangle is one of the oldest and most […]

Death of Billy McCarthy

Sad News of the passing of Broadcaster Billy McCarthy We learned this morning of the passing of Billy McCarthy broadcaster with WLRFM for many years.  A statement was released by WLRFM this morning. “At the request of the McCarthy family and partner Des O’Keeffe, we have been asked to inform our listeners of the untimely […]

A Walk to Remember

A Walk to Remember Waterford Hospice, A Walk to Remember, was held today Sunday the 13th of November in Waterford City with over 600 people taking part.  Waterford Hospice organised the first A Walk To Remember in Waterford city in 2013 to raise funds for the Home Care Service as well as the new dedicated hospice facility. Over […]

Collins Brothers Remembered

Collins Brothers Remembered On the 11th of November the guns fell silent in World War 1, the war to end all wars.  A war that they said would be over by Christmas, when it started in 1914, took the lives of millions across Europe. In Waterford some 4,800 people volunteered to join the army and […]

Historical Win for Ireland

Ireland beat the All Blacks for the First Time in History There are games and then there are epic games and the game last night against New Zealand was probably the most historical win for Ireland.  As Rory Best said , Its been a long time coming just 111 years.  In front of a crowd […]

Another Successful Imagine Festival

Imagine Arts Festival ’16 Success with ‘sell out’ events The 10-day 2016 Imagine Arts Festival has come to a close and organiser’s say it was a huge success. The 2016 festival featured a programme filled with a variety of 60 events with 25 of those on offer to the public free of charge. Festival Artistic […]

Winterval Festival launches in Waterford

Winterval Festival launches in Waterford The Heart of Christmas The special magic of Christmas in Ireland will come alive once more at the end of November at Waterford’s Winterval Festival with 30 different fun events and activities for people of all ages to enjoy at Ireland’s biggest, brightest and best Christmas event. Now in its […]