2010’s A Decade to Remember

2010’s A Decade to Remember by Aaron Dower As the 2010’s come to a close, we enter a brand new decade. A decade full of promise, prosperity and positivity. Just to think at the start of this decade Waterford In Your Pocket didn’t even exist (I know it’s scary!). WIYP was born in only 2014. […]

Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice 10 things about the Winter Solstice that you might not have known The term solstice comes from the Latin word solstitium, meaning ‘the Sun stands still’ (the time when the sun seems to stand still, either in Cancer or in Capricorn, the (summer or winter) solstice). This is because on this day, the Sun reaches its southern-most […]

Waterford Lions Club Christmas Carol Concert 2019

Waterford Lions Club Christmas Carol Concert 2019 The 30th year of the Lions Club Christmas Carol Concert will once again be under the baton of Kevin O’ Carroll at The Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity in Waterford City. Thirty years ago, Kevin came to Waterford Lions Club with an idea of having a Carol […]

New Mount Congreve Membership Announced

New Mount Congreve Membership Announced! Give the gift that keeps on giving A brand new membership plan for Mount Congreve Gardens has been announced, families and individuals can now purchase a 12-month membership to the stunning 70-acre gardens in Waterford. With membership, visitors can enjoy meandering the 70 acres of spectacularly designed gardens, including a […]

BuskAid 2019 Launched in Waterford City

BuskAid 2019 Launched in Waterford City Now in its fourth year, BuskAid is back this festive period to bring music to the streets of Waterford City for an important cause.  In December 2016, a young Waterford man, Tadhg Williams, watching the news observed the high amounts of homelessness across Ireland whilst most others were caught […]

Brave Emily Byrne officially opens Winterval on Ice

Brave Emily Byrne officially opens Winterval on Ice   Two-year-old Emily Byrne who received a lifesaving liver transplant earlier this year was the special guest at Winterval on Ice on Bolton Street on Friday, November 30th along with her brother Cormac, mum Ann Marie and her doner John Fenton as they officially opened Winterval on […]