The Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens

The Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens

The Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens Tramore Opens for Easter The South East’s Newest Visitor Attraction The Stunning Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens Tramore, will open for the 2016 season from Easter Saturday the 26th of March and will remain open throughout the the year from Thursday to Sunday including Bank Holiday Mondays.   The Lafcadio Hearn […]

Waterford Garden Trail

Waterford Garden Trail

Waterford Garden Trail set to attract record numbers this year   EXHIBITIONS of paintings and photos as well as poetry readings have been added to an extended Waterford Garden Trail programme this year in an all-out drive by the owners of the region’s historic homes and amazing gardens to further boost the numbers enjoying the […]

1848 Tricolour Celebration

1848 Tricolour Celebration

Waterford City’s 1848 Tricolour Celebration just gets bigger and better every year!   Now in its sixth year as a festival, Waterford City’s 1848 Tricolour Celebration, gets bigger and better every year. The very busy 2016 programme includes possibly the largest historic 1916 re-enactment outside of Dublin City. The event will take place at 14:00 […]

The Sea Horse Tramore

Sea Horse Commemoration

The 200th anniversary of the sinking of the Sea Horse in Tramore Bay The coastline of Waterford is one of the most beautiful coastlines in the whole country. With its inlets and coves, beaches and headlands, cliffs and harbours, a coast where so many of us love to visit and enjoy the splendour of what […]

Tramore, Waterford

The Seahorse

200th Anniversary of the sinking of The Seahorse at Tramore On the morning of January 30th. 1816 the transport vessel Seahorse was blown along the coast from Mine Head. The ship attempted to get to Waterford Harbour but due to the gale, high seas and the sails torn to ribbons it couldn’t weather Brownstown Head. […]

Waterford

LE James Joyce

The LE James Joyce has been twinned with Waterford Waterford Council and the Naval Service will held a twinning ceremony on Sunday 17th January 2016 at 12pm in the Large Room, City Hall, Waterford between the L.É. JAMES JOYCE and the city of Waterford. This is in keeping with the long established tradition of twinning […]

Waterford

The Wren

So how did the Wren get the title ‘King of the Birds’? The wren (pronounced “ran”) – how it came to be called ‘the King of Birds’? Well, long ago, there was a big race between all the birds, to see who would fly the highest. And of course the eagle was odds-on favourite to […]

Christmas and Waterford 1915

Christmas 1915 In Britain the outbreak of war was met with patriotic fervour as men rushed to enlist. Enlistment here in Ireland was encouraged by influential figures such as John Redmond MP. Many believed that Home Rule for Ireland would be the reward for the Irish contribution to the war effort, a short sharp war […]

Waterford

Christmas Safety Message

Rapid Cabs and Purple Flag Christmas safety messages Waterford City’s Rapid Cabs and Purple Flag offer top five safety tips for going out this Christmas season. Christmas is a special time of year, especially for those who live in Waterford City. The City centre will enjoy its busiest time of the year with Christmas parties, […]

Waterford Cream Recipe

Waterford Cream Recipe

Waterford Cream Recipe, easy to make and so easy on the taste buds. So easy to make and a tantalising trip for your taste buds why not try this Waterford Cream Recipe. Some years back we posted a recipe for Irish Cream on the Waterford In Your Pocket facebook page which was shared and shared and […]