Launch of the O’Carroll Bursary

Launch of the O’Carroll Bursary For Outstanding Musicianship with Waterford Lions Club The launch of the first O’Carroll Bursary for Outstanding Musicianship took place in Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) WIT on Friday, 14 February. The bursary was launched by the Mayor of Waterford Mr. John Pratt, the President of the Waterford Lions Club Mr. […]

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We need to teach our children how to be resilient

We need to teach our children how to be resilient With Kidspace Learning Sponsored Content You don’t have to look too far these days to see a child struggle with every-day challenges.  Whether it is friendship concerns, school pressures, or the fear of failure when trying new things. These challenges have been around for decades […]

National Library Open Day

National Library Open Day On Saturday, February 29th, libraries around the country including here in Waterford are taking part in the first-ever National Library Open Day. Our libraries are open most days of course but on Saturday 29th we are issuing a special invitation to everyone in the country to come in and see everything […]

New Video Promotes Music at WIT

New Video Promotes Music at WIT

New Video Promotes Music at WIT Careers in Music video gives confidence in following a creative path Music is often considered a hobby rather than a serious career option, resulting in highly talented and creative individuals giving up on their true passion and studying something that does not really inspire them. To address this misconception, […]

First View 2020

First View 2020

First View 2020 Final Year Visual Art Students from Waterford Institute of Technology Offer a First View of their Degree Show Work We were delighted to pop along to the opening of First View 2020 the final year visual arts students show at Garter Lane on Tuesday night last (28th of January) which was opened […]

Ireland's Longest Bridge

Ireland’s longest Bridge Opens on N25

Ireland’s longest Bridge Opens on N25 An Taoiseach officially opens N25 New Ross ByPass and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge   An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar joined Rose Katherine Kennedy Townsend at the official opening ceremony of the N25 New Ross Bypass, including Ireland’s longest bridge, by Transport Infrastructure Ireland, Wexford County Council and Kilkenny County Council […]

St Patrick's Day 2020

St. Patrick’s Day 2020 Applications OPEN

St. Patrick’s Day 2020 Applications OPEN  The Theme of Waterford’s 2020 St. Patrick’s Day parade will be “Passion for Our Planet” Waterford’s Businesses, community, sporting, and voluntary groups are being asked to showcase their Passion for Our Planet as part of this year’s St Patrick’s  Day 2020 Festival. We are encouraging them to be as […]

2010's A Decade to Remember

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

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

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 […]