Dungarvan first in national roll out of RNLI throw bags

Dungarvan first in national roll out of RNLI throw bags Two years ago the RNLI Launched the throw bag initiative on a particular busy stretch of the river Thames in London which has proved to be a huge success and has saved many lives since its inception. “I thought this would be ideal for Dungarvan […]

Ducks are training for Helvick Lifeboat at FoodFest

Ducks are training for Helvick Lifeboat at FoodFest “Our little ducks are well into their training regimes for the Duck Race scheduled for 2.30pm on Saturday April 27 in Davitt’s Quay, Dungarvan during West Waterford Festival of Food (WWFF)” said RNLI Duck Race organiser RoseAnn Foley. Each duck costs €3 or two for €5 and they […]

Waterford Launch of Darkness Into Light 2019

Waterford Launch of Darkness Into Light 2019 In Aid of Pieta House DARKNESS INTO LIGHT – Pieta House’s flagship fundraising and awareness walk/run – will take place in 150 locations across Ireland, north and south and all over the world this year. Now in its 11th year, Darkness Into Light (DIL) – again supported by […]

West Waterford Festival of Food 2019

Taste, Trails and Theatre take center stage at 12th annual West Waterford Festival of Food West Waterford Festival of Food Dungarvan & West Waterford Friday, April 26th – Sunday, April 28th Each April, food lovers from across Ireland descend upon the scenic seaside town of Dungarvan for the West Waterford Festival of Food. It is […]

Lawlors Hotel Jazz Weekend 8th – 10th February 2019

Lawlors Hotel Jazz Weekend  8th – 10th February 2019 If you are into Jazz then Dungarvan in County Waterford is the place to be on the weekend of the 8th to 10th of February as Lawlers Hotel.  With live Jazz Sessions throughout the weekend you can also join in for the highly popular Prohibition Ball […]

Waterford Wins at Entente Florale

Last night in Tullamore the winners of the Entente Florale  were announced with Dungarvan awarded a Silver medal in the towns category.  This wasn’t the only prize for the Sunny South East as the picturesque village of  Inistioge in Kilkenny was awarded Gold. There was also a great win for Waterford with the Waterford Greenway […]

Heritage Week 2018 in Waterford

Heritage Week 2018 in Waterford 18th to the 26th of August Each year, during the last week of August, many national and hundreds of local community organisations participate by organising events throughout the country for Heritage Week. Many of the events that take place during the week are FREE and the programme highlights the abundance […]

Creative Ireland

Waterford Creative Ireland Open Call Applications for Funding for Creative and Cultural Projects 2018  Calling All Community Groups, Organisations and Individuals involved in Culture & Creative Sectors within County Waterford.   Waterford City and County Council’s Creative Ireland Culture Team is pleased to announce an open call for Waterford based creative practitioners, groups, organisations, communities […]

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 […]