Wizards + Dragons for Winterval

They’ve Watched… They’ve Waited… Now you’re invited to see the once mythical Dragons come to life! Winterval bring a new experience to Waterford this Christmas with Wizards + Dragons exhibition, running at City Hall, Waterford City from 29 November 2019 to 5 January 2020. For thousands of years, one mythical creature has captured the hearts […]

Best Tweets from Waterford this Christmas!

by Michelle Heffernan How was your Christmas? Wonderful we hope! And it looks like lots of people in Waterford had a jolly, merry and dare we say manic time! Here are some of the wonderful and witty tweets from Waterford at Christmas!   1.For some, Christmas was filled with the joy of children, one of […]

Keeping your senior family members safe this Christmas

Keeping your senior family members safe this Christmas   The Christmas period gives us the opportunity to spend more time with our family and friends.  Home Instead Senior Care is advising over the holiday season to keep an eye out for tell tale signs that our elderly parents or relatives may need more help. Danette […]

Guide to Your Work Christmas Party!

By Michelle Heffernan Ah yes tis the season to be inappropriate and all that. It’s finally time to get out of that stuffy office and show the whole workplace what an insufferable drunk you actually are. Here’s the Waterford in Your Pocket guide to making the most of your Christmas bonus and going for gold […]

Spraoi’s Winter Wonderland

Winterval to Unveil Spraoi’s Winter Wonderland Spectacle  A brand new free Winter Wonderland attraction by award-winning street theatre company, Spraoi will be unveiled at Ireland’s largest Christmas festival, Winterval this Friday (30 November). Waterford city’s Wyse Park is to be transformed into a magical walk-through experience at Ireland’s Christmas Capital — with large-scale effect toys, […]

Launch of Christmas Shopping in Waterford

Launch of Christmas Shopping in Waterford Waterford City is the place to be on Friday 24th November when the City’s stores celebrate the Launch of Christmas Shopping in Waterford. Winterval will be in full swing as you wander the medieval streets of Waterford and chose your presents to fill under the tree this festive season. […]

Christmas Pranks

Christmas Pranks If you are like me then you love playing pranks on people and there is nothing like Christmas Pranks! With everyone in great moods and full of Christmas cheer it easy to catch them out and have a bit of fun!  Here are a few ideas for you. If you can get your […]

Winterval Launched

Winterval Launched Over 8,000 people lined the streets of Waterford to welcome Mayor Adam Wyse and Santa on  Friday, 25th November as they arrived in the city to turn on the Christmas lights and officially launch Winterval 2016. Mayor Adam Wyse and Santa travelled down the new Waterford Greenway on Harley Davidson, followed by 20 […]

Santa Claus Opens Winterval

Mayor Adam Wyse and Santa Claus Open Winterval Festival in Style Waterford City is the place to be on Friday the 25th of November for the start of Irelands best Christmas Festival, WInterval!  Come on down and join in all the fun and create a few lasting memories with your kids! Mayor Adam Wyse and […]

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 […]