Daytripper

DayTripper 2016

DAYTRIPPER 2016 WATERFORD  RSC, FRIDAY 1ST TO SUNDAY 3RD JULY  DayTripper the South East’s favourite music weekender is back in Waterford for Year 4 in July, with another fantastic line-up over 3 nights. There will be over 5 hours of continuous top quality live music each night over 3 stages, with on-site bar/food and other […]

Free Parking

Waterford Where I Live

Waterford Where I Live A taste of what surrounds us here in Waterford A quote from the Dalai Lama got me thinking, “Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before”! Because of my travels with Waterford In Your Pocket I tend to end up in a new place nearly every week. At each turn […]

Centenary of 1916

Centenary of 1916 on Sunday 24th April

Centenary of 1916 Waterford City and County to commemorate  the Centenary of 1916  on Sunday 24th April, 2016   The Mayor of Waterford City and County Cllr. John Cummins invites the people of Waterford to attend ceremonial events to mark the centenary of the 1916 Rising, which will take place in both Waterford City (at […]

Lismore Ice Houses To Be Preserved

Lismore Ice Houses To Be Preserved

Lismore celebrates 25 years as a heritage town by restoring 19th Century ice houses  VOLUNTEERS and Waterford City and Council Council staff in Ireland’s Top Small Tourism Town of Lismore, Co Waterford, are teaming up to restore two early 19th Century ice houses which played a critical role in the salmon  trade on the Blackwater […]

Centenary of 1916

Every County has its Story

Every County has its Story Recently RTE commissioned a short series entitled ‘Every County has its Story’, the purpose of this series was to highlight often forgotten regional connections to the Easter Rising. Undoubtedly the epicentre of the rebellion was Dublin but few who watched the series would have realised that over 500 volunteers were “Out” […]

Easter Sunday

Why does Easter Sunday fall on a different date every year? Have you ever wondered why Easter Sunday falls on a different day every year?  Why is does the date change?  Why does it not have a fixed date like Christmas for example?  Well, the reason is quite simple, or not! It’s hard to imagine […]

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 […]