Waterford Newfoundland Connection

Waterford Newfoundland Connection

Waterford and Newfoundland Connection Did you know about the Waterford Newfoundland connection? Emigration was and is always a major topic in Ireland and indeed Waterford and the Port of Waterford has always played a major role in bringing people to and from our shores.  Ships from all over the world would bring their cargos to […]

Blaa

What’s a Blaa?

What’s a Blaa? All across the world bread is consumed for breakfast in many different forms.  From toast to croissants, Bagels to crumpets the variety seems to be endless.  But here in Waterford we have the Blaa and it has EU PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) status, which means that the humble piece of culinary heaven  […]

Crough Woods

Crough Woods

Crough Woods Autumn is that time of year when nature is ablaze with colours and one great spot to witness the beauty of this time of year is Crough Woods.  Nestled in the foot hills of the Comeragh mountains in County Waterford Crough Woods is quiet easy to reach.  On the road to Mahon Falls,from […]

Mountain Rescue

Mountain Rescue

South Eastern Mountain Rescue Association Let’s hope we never need to call on the Mountain Rescue but if we do, this amazing group of people are the one’s  that are on call and will spring straight into action. The South Eastern Mountain Rescue (SEMRA) team comprises approximately 45 members.The team is based in the major […]

Waterford Greenway

Waterford Greenway

Waterford Greenway open from Kilmacthomas to Dungarvan Waterford Greenway is now partly open with the 23km stretch from Kilmacthomas to Dungarvan accessible for walkers and cyclists alike .  The Waterford city part will open early next year in the spring right on time for the summer season. The Waterford Greenway, when fully open, will be […]

Comeraghs Wild Festival 2016

Comeraghs Wild Festival 2016

Comeraghs Wild Festival 2016 “The Comeraghs… from the Mountains to the Sea…..” The Comeraghs Wild Festival 2016 has a myriad of events lined up to suit all tastes and all ages. It takes place from 15th to the 18th of September. It has become such an established festival since it first graced the Comeragh area […]

Culture Night 2016

Culture Night 2016 in Waterford Friday 16th of September Culture Night is an annual public event taking place in venues all over Ireland that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts.  Culture Night 2016 is an exciting opportunity to explore your local cultural activities, visit galleries, museums, participate in walks, listen to open air concerts and listen […]

Image

Image with a powerful message

Image with a powerful message! What an amazing image on the old Ard Rí Hotel in Waterford City!  S0 what’s it all about, I hear you ask?  It’s  to raise awareness of the work that the newly opened Pieta House in the city.  Pieta House is a center  have seen and helped over 20,000 people in […]

Eat Local

Eat Local Buy Local

Is it so hard to eat locally grown produce? Eat Local, Waterford Now that the Waterford Harvest Festival is upon us I challenge each and every one of you to buy only local produce this weekend in the “Eating Waterford Challenge”.  I took on the challenge last year and you can read how I got […]

The Magic Road

The Magic Road

Did you know we have a Magic Road in Waterford? Waterford Magic Road Did you know that we have a “Magic Road” here in Waterford?  Well we do and it is magic!  If you park your car at the bottom of the hill and take the handbrake off then the car will roll backwards!  I […]