Waterford Retro Festival 2019

Waterford Retro Festival 2019 Friday 12th to Sunday 14th of April Polish off your dancing shoes and get down to the Cultural Quarter for a festival like no other!! Against the Current proudly present the Waterford Retro Festival 2019. This is a festival celebrating the music, fashion, lifestyles that influenced the many sub cultures involved in […]

South-East Regional Enterprise Plan to 2020

South-East Regional Enterprise Plan to 2020 Today Friday the 22nd of March the South East Regional Enterprise Plan to 2020 was launched at the SEAM headquarters based on the Carriganore WIT Campus in Waterford. The South-East Regional Enterprise Plan builds on the success of the South-East Regional Action Plan for Jobs (2015–2017) to ensure that […]

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 […]

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 […]

From the Déise to Denmark

From the Déise to Denmark Pat Kelly Grew up in Waterford and is now living in Denmark.  With a new song out we thought we’d tell you a little about Pat. We’re always amazed with the amount of people that Waterford In Your Pocket (WIYP) reaches each and every week and we’re always delighted when […]

Hidden Access win Waterford Student Enterprise Awards

Hidden Access shine at Student Enterprise Awards Hidden Access from Ard Scoil na nDeise in Dungarvan win the Senior award at the Student Enterprise County Final and qualify for the National Student Enterprise Final. Caoimhe Keane and Lauren Douris from Hidden Access, winners of the Senior award designed, created and produced portable wheelchair ramps. They […]

Are We Too Lazy To Separate Our Rubbish?

Are We Too Lazy To Separate Our Rubbish? Reduce Reuse Recycle – Recreate Repair Rethink Recycling is a group effort. We all have our part to play to not only recycle as much waste as possible but to also make sure our recycling is properly sorted. Recycling that includes non-recyclable items or is contaminated with […]

40 Ideas for Lent

40 Ideas for Lent Lent was always an important time in Catholic Ireland and growing up here we were encouraged to make sacrifice during lent like give up sweets or sugar for the duration.  But in later years I started to think about using the time to explore other options.  So we’ve put a list […]

Most Popular Baby Names in Ireland 2018

Most Popular Baby Names in Ireland 2018 The Central Statistics Office (CSO) have released the most popular names of newborns in 2018. There are no great surprises but it’s interesting to note what the most popular names in Waterford were. According to the CSO the most popular boys name in Waterford City was Jack while […]