Brave Emily Byrne officially opens Winterval on Ice

Brave Emily Byrne officially opens Winterval on Ice   Two-year-old Emily Byrne who received a lifesaving liver transplant earlier this year was the special guest at Winterval on Ice on Bolton Street on Friday, November 30th along with her brother Cormac, mum Ann Marie and her doner John Fenton as they officially opened Winterval on […]

‘Enchanted Garden-Winter Light Festival’

‘Enchanted Garden-Winter Light Festival’ in the Japanese Gardens Tramore   The ‘Enchanted Garden-Winter Light Festival’ in the Japanese Gardens Tramore, now in it’s fourth year is quickly becoming one of the most stunning Winter Light Displays in the Country. The Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens will light up by night from the 6th December 2019 to […]

FRIDAY FREE from FIVE EXTENDED!!!

FRIDAY FREE from FIVE EXTENDED!!! Waterford City and County Council and The Port of Waterford launched the FRIDAY FREE from FIVE promotion, for the 2019 Festive period two weeks ago.  This initiative is supported by Waterford Business Group, Waterford Chamber, Winterval and the Tidy Towns Bid team and is aimed at promoting and supporting City […]

Waterford News & Star “Festive Star”

The Waterford News & Star Christmas Annual 2019 THIS year the  Waterford News & Star have brought out an amazing bumper Christmas Annual called Festive Star! Incorporating everything that was brilliant about their annual Christmas supplement, which, they say, had grown “too big for its boots” so they decided to go one better., By publishing […]

Winterval kicks off as Santa comes to Winterval

Magical Festival kicks off as Santa comes to Winterval   Waterford city will light up with Christmas cheer as Winterval, Ireland’s largest Christmas festival, kicks off Saturday, 23 November. Arriving at Winterval at 4.15pm to meet the public, Santa will help the Mayor of Waterford City & County Council Cllr. John Pratt turn on the […]

Keeping your senior family members safe this Christmas

Keeping your senior family members safe this Christmas With Christmas just around the corner, many of us will be planning to return home to spend some of the Christmas holidays with elderly parents, grandparents or family relatives. Home Instead Senior Care is advising, over the holiday season, to keep an eye out for tell-tale signs […]

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 […]