82 year Old Graduates from WIT

82 year Old Graduates from WIT Tom (82) to graduated from Waterford Institute of Technology with Arts degree Today. As the second day of conferring ceremonies takes place at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) on Thursday, 82-year-old Tom Boyle graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English and Irish. Boyle, who is possibly Ireland’s […]

The Heat is On with The Lit Festival 2019 

The Heat is On with The Lit Festival 2019 Excitement is building as The Lit Young Writers Festival approaches fast! Running on November 15th and 16th, this year is shaping up to be the biggest and best yet with a special appearance by Laureate na nOg Sarah Crossan, and other literary luminaries including Natalya O’Flaherty, Dave Rudden and Sarah Maria Griffin coming down to see […]

Samhain and Halloween

Samhain and Halloween People often think that the Celtic Festival of Samhain and Halloween are the same thing.  Even though they have many similarities there is one major difference.  Samhain is a pagan festival whereas Halloween seems to have come from Christian history.  Samhain is a festival that was celebrated from sunset on the 31st […]

North Quays Planning Date Confirmed

Falcon Real Estate confirms North Quays planning submission date Falcon Real Estate confirms end of November 2019 submission date for North Quays development Waterford North Quays is a project of Falcon Real Estate Development Ireland With over eight hectares, it will be the largest mixed use real estate development in the South East of Ireland […]

Waterford Festivals Support Grants 2020

Waterford Festivals Support Grants 2020 Calling all Festival and Event Organisers Each year Waterford City & County Council provide funding for festival and event organisers to aid with the development and promotion of events in Waterford City and County.  The purpose of the grant scheme is to help groups and organisations to fund a diverse […]

Waterford PPN Awards Short List Announced

Waterford PPN Awards Short List Announced Waterford Public Participation Network (PPN) is a network of more than 600 community, voluntary, social inclusion and environmental organisations in the Waterford City & County area. What is the aim of PPNs? A PPN is a formal network that allows local authorities to connect with community groups around the […]

Vintners Toons and Tales Trail in Waterford (Gig Guide)

Vintners Toons and Tales Trail in Waterford (Gig Guide) October 25th to 27th Halloween weekend in Waterford City is a busy one with the Vintners Toons and Tales Trail and Imagine Arts Festival.  There is something for everyone and you should start planning your weekend now.  It’s going to be a great weekend in Waterford […]

Halloween on the Waterford Greenway

Halloween on the Waterford Greenway The Waterford Greenway is the place to be this Halloween Bank Holiday Weekend.  No less than 5 events are taking place with “The Wicked Woods” with Spraoi at Carriganore (WIT Arena entrance), “Magical Woodland” at Mount Congreve, “Spooky Express” at Waterford & Suir Valley Railway, A “Pumpkin Party” at  Coach […]

Children’s and Family Events Galore at the Imagine Arts Festival

Children’s and Family Events Galore at the Imagine Arts Festival Horribly Historical Trails set to uncover the secrets of the City’s Ancient Walls…. Waterford Imagine Arts Festival offers a variety of events for families and young lovers of the arts this October 18th to 27th at venues across Waterford City. Some of the events especially […]

A special tribute to be paid to Waterford Poet Sean Dunne

A special tribute to be paid to Waterford Poet Sean Dunne at the annual Booze Blaas n’ Banter Event During the 18th annual Imagine Arts Festival, the annual ‘Booze, Blaas and Banter’ event celebrating the City’s Quayside and maritime heritage will also offer lots of interesting chats and craic. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, October […]