Road closures for Waterford Harvest Festival 2018

Temporary road closures to facilitate Waterford Harvest Festival 2018 September 7th to September 9th   From 6pm Thursday, September 6th until 6am Monday, September 10th, the following streets will be closed to facilitate festival street market: O’Connell Street – L1502 (from its Junction with Thomas Street to Gladstone Street) Hanover Street – L90016 Thomas Hill […]

Two Awards for Waterford Walls and Colourtrend

A massive congratulations to Waterford Walls and their partnership with Colourtrend who were awarded best small sponsorship for their collaboration with Waterford Walls at the Alliance Business to Arts Awards 2018.  At the same event, held in Dublin on Tuesday evening, Waterford Walls also won the Dublin Airport Authority €5,000 arts award. In a comment […]

Guide to Recovering from Electric Picnic

By Michelle Heffernan Whether you’ve been on the session in Stradbally or actually just had a hard weekend knocking back Guinness in Nicky’s,we all know heavy binges can wreak havoc on our physical and emotional health. Try our Guide to Recovering from Electric Picnic/Major Sessions to navigate your way back to the human you once […]

Cian Foley From Obesity to Men’s Physique Medalist

Cian Foley, a computer programmer from Waterford City, was a bronze medalist at the Natural Bodybuilding Federation of Ireland (NBFI) national championships in the Everyman Theatre, Cork last Saturday the 1st of September.  Cian, 42, competed in the Men’s physique category against 8 other competitors, many of whom were in their 20s. What is extraordinary […]

Ask For Angela Campaign

Last November, Purple Flag Waterford partnering with WIT Students Union and working with local venues in Waterford city launched an “Ask For Angela” campaign – a simple code-word campaign for people feeling unsafe while on a night out. The campaign welcomed by local venue owners and managers as a positive step in raising the perception […]

Hosepipe ban until 30th of September

The board of Irish Water have said that the “Hosepipe Ban” will stay in place until Sunday the 30th of September in parts of the country  in order to safeguard the supply of water to homes and businesses. The “Hosepipe Ban” will remain in place for the Greater Dublin Area which includes Dublin, Wicklow and […]

84% want Europe to stop changing the clock

So it seems that 84% of Europeans want Europe to stop changing the clock twice a year.  This online consultation, which ran from 4 July to 16 August 2018, received 4.6 million responses from all 28 Member States, the highest number of responses ever received in any Commission public consultation. According to the preliminary results  […]

Massive Hurricane Could Be Heading Our Way

There is a lot of talk at the moment about an “Indian Summer” but news from Joint Cyclone Center based in Florida, has tweeted that Storm Florence could be bigger than Storm Ophelia which hit us earlier this year.  Ophelia was one of the worst storms to hit us in the past 60 years and […]

Most Popular Cars in Ireland in July

The Central statistics office released new data on the most popular car registered in Ireland in July 2018, with the Volkswagen Golf heading the table.  You can check out all months at the CSO Website, 1 Volkswagen Golf 738 2 Hyundai Tucson 681 3 Toyota Yaris 564 4 Ford Focus 508 5 Nissan Qashqai 505 […]

Homecoming for Rose of Tralee

The Waterford Rose of Tralee Centre will be hosting a homecoming party for our International Rose of Tralee Kirsten Mate Maher this Thursday September 6th in the Kazbar! Party starts on the top floor from 7pm and ALL ARE WELCOME!!! We would also like to take the opportunity to thank everyone that’s been in touch […]