Mount Congreve

Mount Congreve opens for 2017 Season

Mount Congreve Opens for the 2017 Season We are delighted to hear that Mount Congreve will open for the 2017 season on Thursday the 16th of March just in time for St Patrick’s weekend. The gardens at Mount Congreve, Waterford, consist of around seventy acres of intensively planted woodland garden and a four acre walled […]

Immrama Festival

Immrama Festival of Travel Writing 2017

Terry Waite CBE and Colm Tóibín set for Lismore for Immrama Festival of Travel Writing 2017 Multi award winning author Colm Tóibín, humanitarian and author Terry Waite CBE, journalist and author Des Ekin, writer and documentary maker Tom Feiling and adventurer and author Andre P. Sykes are some of the world-renowned writers who are about […]

What's On In Waterford 26th March 2017

Waterford’s Got Talent

Focus Ireland call for auditions for the first Waterford’s Got Talent! Focus Ireland is calling on Waterford’s top talent to audition for the charity’s very own version of the hit show Britain’s Got Talent to raise vital funds and awareness for homeless services across the city and county. “Waterford’s Got Talent” is open to all […]

Ardkeen Enterprise Village

Ardkeen Enterprise Village

Ardkeen Enterprise Village Friday and Saturday the 10th and 11th of March This weekend, thanks to the Bank of Ireland, the Ardkeen Enterprise Village will take place in the Ardkeen Shopping Centre.  Based in the car park at Lidl you will be able to meet and find out about the business and community organisations that […]

Devonshire Day

Devonshire Day

Enjoy Devonshire Cream Tea and a preview of the Gardens at Lismore Castle on ‘Devonshire Day’   Devonshire cream Tea will be served during the ‘Devonshire Day’ this year on Sunday, March 19th 2017 at Lismore Castle in county Waterford. Guests to the castle on the day can take a unique opportunity to enjoy afternoon tea […]

Palm Oil

Palm Oil ‘Fatbergs’ on some Irish Beaches

Palm Oil ‘Fatbergs’ on some Irish Beaches An alert has been issued from the Environmental Protection Agency Palm Oil ‘Fatbergs’ on some Irish Beaches In recent weeks there have been a number of reported occurrences of white / off-white oily solid residues, similar to that pictured below, being washed up on Irish beaches. Analysis of […]

Druid’s Wine Bar and Restaurant

Druid’s Wine Bar and Restaurant Just off The Mall in Waterford City at Bank Lane, the lane right beside the House of Waterford Crystal is one of Waterford’s hidden gems and that’s Druid’s Wine Bar and Restaurant.  Just minutes away from Waterford city centre, Druids is fast becoming one of Waterford’s favourite restaurants. Looking at […]

St Brigid

St Brigid

The story of St Brigid And How to Make a St Brigid’s Cross The 1st of February is the feast of St Brigid and is also known as Imbolc which is one of the four Gaelic seasonal festivals along with Beltane, Lughnasadh and Samhain and marks the start of spring St Brigid is one of Ireland’s patron saints along […]

The Great Lewis

The Great Lewis Cromwell’s Flag Ship Uncovered by Wreck Detectives Many of you may not have heard of the ‘Great Lewis’ but it was the flagship of the Cromwellian fleet that was sank in the Waterford Estuary on the 26th of January 1645. When civil war broke out in England the nobles of Ireland were […]

Odd Socks for Katie

Odd Socks for Katie

Odd Socks for Katie For those who don’t know…16 year old Katie Murphy from Ballinamona in Waterford lost her life tragically in a car accident on October 5th 2016. For some unknown reason Katie always wore odd socks. After her passing, one of Katie’s close friends decided to wear odd socks as a tribute to […]