WIT Conferring: Graduates of 2018 have the capability to become next generation leaders

Waterford Institute of Technology’s graduates of 2018 have been told they possess all the capabilities to become the next generation leaders in their chosen professions. At the first of a total of  12 conferring ceremonies,  Prof Willie Donnelly, President of Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT), gave the graduates of 2018 words of advice on how to prepare for […]

5 Things to Do With the Rest of Your Bank Holiday Weekend

by Michelle Heffernan As I write there are approximately thirty hours remaining in this October Bank Holiday weekend. That’s plenty of time to overdose on the poison of your choice, and start off November with a fresh dose of facebook checkins and seriously bad selfies. There’s so much still to do in Waterford this weekend! […]

Waterford Escape Artist attempts Death Defying Escape

Waterford Escape Artist attempts Death Defying Escape. Waterford Mentalist and Escape Artist Dean Jacob is attempting an Houdini style underwater escape. Over the past few months Dean was training at the Waterford Crystal Leisure Centre to prepare himself for a death defying escape from 40 feet of chain, 7 padlocks, 20 feet of rope, hand […]

Margaret Fleming, Dessert First

Meet the people who make Food & Drink the Waterford Way – their place, their history, their community, their stories Margaret Fleming, Dessert First Margaret Fleming’s passion for homemade baking is fuelled by a vivid memory from her Waterford childhood. “I remember baking lemon biscuits with Nana Kelly, my mother’s mother…I was about seven years […]

Halloween its Traditions and Origins

Halloween its Traditions and Origins Many people don’t realise that the Halloween traditions we celebrate today came from the Celtic  festival of “Samhain” which means  “end of summer”. Samhain was one of the two main festivals of the year with Bealtaine which is on the 1st of May marking the start of summer.  It dates back […]

Clocks Go Back on Sunday the 28th of October

Clocks go back This Sunday morning the 28th of October don’t forget to turn your clocks back by 1 hour.  In Ireland the clocks go forward 1 hour at 1am on the last Sunday in March, and back 1 hour at 2am on the last Sunday in October. So what does it mean for us?  […]

Stomptown Brass Bring Spectacular Show to Waterford

by Michelle Heffernan Stomptown Brass Bring Show Stopping Performance “Requiem for the Truth” to Imagine Festival This Thursday and Friday night, the streets of Waterford will be transformed. The iconic  ten piece Stomptown Brass are coming to play. And theyre not just putting on a show, they’re putting on a funeral Their incredible show “Requiem […]

Waterford Dating: Guide to Tinder Waterford

Waterford Dating: Your Guide to Tinder by Michelle Heffernan So. I joined tinder about two months ago here and thus far it’s been….well…an interesting decision!   I have seen some things I would rather not have seen. Tractor parts. Animal parts. Plenty of ex shifts. You get the idea. However, I do not like to […]

Building Creative Communities Workshops

Building Creative Communities Workshops The Waterford Culture Team is currently rolling out its Culture and Creativity Strategy 2018 -2022 as part of the national Creative Ireland programme. As part of this process and as a core pillar of the Creative Ireland programme Waterford is working to enable creativity in every community. To commence this process […]