Irish Poem of the Year

Co Waterford Poet on Irish Book Awards Shortlist for Irish Poem of the Year   It was announced at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, last Thursday, Nov 2nd, at the unveiling of the 2017 shortlist, that Dungarvan poet, Clodagh Beresford Dunne, features on a list of four poets nominated for the Listowel Writers’ Week Irish […]

Comeraghs Wild Festival

Comeraghs Wild Festival July 14 to 16 about to get underway   THE countdown is now underway to this weekend’s long-awaited Comeraghs Wild Festival with a few minor, last minute additions to the programme – plus a few reminders for festival-goers. Tickets remain on sale and will be on sale for €10 each on the […]

Darkness Into Light

Darkness Into Light 2017 In Aid of Pieta House Each year people across the world in 150 locations for Darkness Into Light.   Crowds take to the streets in darkness and walk literally into the light to raise funds for Pieta House. The walks in Waterford will once again start in the RSC in the city […]

Waterford Greenway Opens

Waterford Greenway Opens The Waterford Greenway officially opens on Saturday the 25th of March.  The new greenway and is going to make the way that we can see the sights and beauty of Waterford a real unique experience for walkers and cyclists.  Starting at Waterford city it extents 45 kilometres to Dungarvan, in the west […]

Waterford Greenway

Waterford Greenway open from Kilmacthomas to Dungarvan Waterford Greenway is now partly open with the 23km stretch from Kilmacthomas to Dungarvan accessible for walkers and cyclists alike .  The Waterford city part will open early next year in the spring right on time for the summer season. The Waterford Greenway, when fully open, will be […]

The Magic Road

Did you know we have a Magic Road in Waterford? Waterford Magic Road Did you know that we have a “Magic Road” here in Waterford?  Well we do and it is magic!  If you park your car at the bottom of the hill and take the handbrake off then the car will roll backwards!  I […]

A Weekend in Waterford

A Weekend in Waterford If you are looking for a breakaway then there is nothing like A Weekend in Waterford.  Whatever your interests we have you covered here in Waterford.  Whether it’s history or horse riding, surfing or sightseeing, trains or theatre, golf or greyhounds, fishing or food we have something for everyone. As Ireland’s […]

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 […]

Waterford’s Copper Coast Expands.

UNESCO approves extension of Copper Coast Global Geopark At a recent meeting at UNESCO head-quarters in Paris, approval was unanimously given to the Waterford’s Copper Coast Global Geopark for a small extension, to include prehistoric and medieval sites in Waterford including the village of Kill. Speaking at the recent community information meeting held in Kill […]

Waterford and Ireland’s Ancient East

The Minister for Tourism, Paschal Donohoe and Minister of State, Michael Ring announced a new tourism initiative for Ireland’s east coast called “Ireland’s Ancient East”  as a follow-up to the Wild Atlantic Way on the west coast. Visitors along ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’ are set the challenged to immerse themselves in the history of Ireland’s east […]