Remembering Waterford

Remembering Waterford

Remembering Waterford Looking back and remembering Waterford in the by gone days has been a great interest to many people.  Sitting around with our parents and grandparents and families listing to story’s of ‘long ago’ and how things were back in the old days, was always a time of happy memories. For the past few […]

Imagine 2016

15th Imagine Arts Festival

Countdown to the opening of the 15th annual Imagine Arts Festival   John Dwyer Trad Weekend to get the festival off to a lively start The 15th annual Imagine Arts Festival in Waterford will get underway this Thursday October 20th and will run for 10 days with a programme of over 60 events on offer […]

Dunmore East

Dunmore East

Dunmore East If you have never visited Dunmore East then you are in for a real treat!  The fishing village which is on the mouth of the Waterford Harbour is in the barony of Gaultier which translated from Irish means ” Land of the Foreigner”.  Dunmore or Dún Mór, which means “Great Fort”, got it’s […]

Run For Life 2016

Run For Life 2016

Run For Life 2016 in aid of the Solas Centre What an amazing turnout of the Run For Life 2016 in aid of the Solas Centre.  The streets of Waterford turned orange with over 2,000 people taking to the streets of the city in their orange t-shirts to run and walk to raise so much […]

museums-in-waterford

Museums in Waterford

Museums in Waterford If you have ever visited Waterford or indeed plan a visit then the museums in Waterford are a must.  Between Reginalds Tower, the Medieval Museum and Bishops Palace in the city you are in for a journey through our 110o year history.  From the arrival of the Vikings right up to modern […]

GROW HQ

GROW HQ Now Open

GIY National Food Education Centre officially opens The doors have officially opened to the public at the €1.45million GROW HQ building, GIY’s National Food Education Centre in Waterford City. The centre is the new home of the GIY movement, which was started in Waterford in 2008 by Michael Kelly. The centre will serve as an […]

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 […]