St Brigid

The story of St Brigid And How to Make a St Brigid’s Cross The 1st of February is the feast of St Brigid and is also known as Imbolc which is one of the four Gaelic seasonal festivals along with Beltane, Lughnasadh and Samhain and marks the start of spring St Brigid is one of Ireland’s patron saints along […]

The Great Lewis

The Great Lewis Cromwell’s Flag Ship Uncovered by Wreck Detectives Many of you may not have heard of the ‘Great Lewis’ but it was the flagship of the Cromwellian fleet that was sank in the Waterford Estuary on the 26th of January 1645. When civil war broke out in England the nobles of Ireland were […]

Odd Socks for Katie

Odd Socks for Katie For those who don’t know…16 year old Katie Murphy from Ballinamona in Waterford lost her life tragically in a car accident on October 5th 2016. For some unknown reason Katie always wore odd socks. After her passing, one of Katie’s close friends decided to wear odd socks as a tribute to […]

Waterford FC

Waterford FC Lee Power Unveils Name Change and Club Crest of Waterford FC With the start of the SSE Airtricity League First Division fast approaching and pre-season well under way, the club are delighted to confirm our name change to Waterford FC. Along with the name change, we our proud to unveil our brand new club […]

Ship Runs Aground On River Barrow

Ship Runs Aground On River Barrow An interesting story this week came about when a ship the MV Lisa ran into difficulties on the River Barrow, one of the Three Sister Rivers, as it made its way to New Ross carrying a cargo of four and a half thousand tonnes of dry goods. The ship ran […]

Putting Waterford On The Map

Putting Waterford On The Map In 1544 there was a book was published by German cartographer Sebastian Munster titled ‘Cosmographia’.  Why are we writing about this, I hear you ask?  Well Munster’s book was the earliest know description of the world that we know today.  It had numerous editions in different languages including Latin, French (translated […]

We’re all saints out here

“We’re all saints out here!” A social history film on St. Johns Park delivers some of the most interesting stories you’ll hear. We’re all saints out here is a new documentary film that explores the lives and history of the people who moved to St. Johns Park in the late 50’s and early 60’s in […]

24/7 Cardiac Care for the South East

24/7 Cardiac Care for the South East Thousands take to the Streets of Waterford Waterford is in everyone’s hearts worldwide. We are a massive part of a community that is South East Ireland. The optimal words of the day in Waterford on the 14th of January 2017 were” 24/7 Cardiac Care” and “HEART” – thousands […]

Get Involved with the Waterford Greenway

Get Involved with the Waterford Greenway Expressions of Interest being sought from Community and Voluntary Groups regarding involvement in events to celebrate the official opening of Waterford Greenway in late March 2017 Waterford City and County Council has been developing the Waterford Greenway along a 46km section of the old disused railway line from Waterford […]

Friday the 13th Unlucky For Some Or Is It?

Friday the 13th Why do we fear Friday the 13th so much?  Why do we think it’s so unlucky?  What made us so paranoid and superstitious?  Why is it unlucky only for some?  Why don’t we know why? Well it’s like one of those fake news sits that tell us thing that many of us […]