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Waterford In Your Pocket launch Go Fund Me Campaign! Waterford In Your Pocket has grown over the past few years and we try to cover as many events as possible in Waterford to showcase what our wonderful Waterford has to offer.  In order to expand what we can share with you we need to update […]

Top Restaurants in Munster Announced!

Irish Restaurant Awards Waterford Winners The Munster Regional Final for the 2019 Irish Restaurant Awards took place in the Strand Hotel, Limerick, last night where awards were presented to the country’s leading chefs, restaurants and pubs. Over 550 people attended the third of four regional events on Wednesday evening, where the top establishments in each […]

MOLLY KEANE CREATIVE WRITING AWARD 2019

MOLLY KEANE CREATIVE WRITING AWARD 2019 Waterford City & County Council’s Arts Office is pleased to announce that it is currently accepting entries for the Molly Keane Creative Writing Award 2019. The late writer lived, until her death in 1996, in Ardmore, Co. Waterford. Her first ten novels and four plays were published under the […]

TED AND MARY O’REGAN 2019 ARTS BURSARY

TED AND MARY O’REGAN 2019 ARTS BURSARY Applications are now being invited for the fifteenth annual Ted & Mary O’Regan Arts Bursary. The Bursary was inaugurated in 2005 to honour the memory of a couple who made a lasting contribution to the cultural and artistic life of Waterford city and beyond The purpose of the […]

St. Angela’s Student Celebrates Dáil 100 at TED-Ed Student Talks

St. Angela’s Student Celebrates Dáil 100 at TED-Ed Student Talks This year we commemorate the centenary of the First Dáil and Niamh Coleman from St. Angela’s Secondary School in Waterford City and a member of the Oireachtas TED-Ed Club was one of 15 Students involved in delivering a presentation entitled “Is Our Education System One […]

Dungarvan Chamber & Tourist Office Object to Offensive Signage

Dungarvan Chamber & Tourist Office Object to Offensive Signage In a social media post Dungarvan Chamber & Tourist Office posted their objections to new signage in Dungarvan banning  parking of camper vans in Abbeyside. Dungarvan & West Waterford Chamber and the Dungarvan Tourist Office jointly object to the new signage installed at The Pond, Abbeyside […]

Family Effort Clean up Beaches

Family Effort Clean Up Beaches We meet a lot of people when we’re out and about but every now and again we meet people that are passionate about where they live and the environment.  Last weekend we met a father and his kids at a local beach and they were picking up the bits of […]

The World Goes Green for St Patrick’s Day 2019

Tourism Ireland reveals the quirkiest ‘Greenings’ for St Patrick’s Day 2019 What do a leopard statue in Kenya made from re-cycled scrap metal, Finland’s crazy version of Dragons’ Den, a DC-3 airplane in Hong Kong, a giant moose statue in Canada and a street-skating event in Paris have in common? They are just some of […]

Snow-ice warning for Ireland

Status Yellow – Snow-ice warning for Ireland Met Eireann has issued a weather warning for the whole country for this weekend lasting until Monday.  A highly mobile Atlantic regime looks set to dominate our weather pattern through this weekend and the coming week. This will bring a sustained period of unsettled, often very windy and […]

Statement from Council on recent tree felling/pruning

Statement from Council on recent tree felling/pruning Posted on March 7, 2019 by waterfordcouncilnews We have received numerous calls from Councillors and the general public recently regarding the removal of trees adjacent to Devonshire Bridge, Dungarvan. Waterford Council sees trees as an integral part of the landscape and the planting of any  tree ultimately adds […]