Robert Boyle Summer School June 20th to 23rd

Robert Boyle Summer School June 20th to 23rd Superhuman: genetic modification, designer babies, bionics, prolonging life and accelerating evolution under the microscope for Robert Boyle Summer School June 20 to 23 THE centuries-old fascination with prolonging human life and today’s technologies and science that allow greater health, strength and mental function will be under the […]

Waterford Welcome Ambassadors Programme Launch

Waterford Welcome Ambassadors Programme Launch “Here To Help” The volunteer Welcome Ambassadors are always a welcome sight on the streets of Waterford City every year. Each summer for the past six years, the Welcome Ambassadors have extended a warm welcome and provide helpful information to visitors from all over the world. In an exciting development […]

Food the Waterford Way: McGrath’s Butchers

Meet the people who make Food & Drink the Waterford Way – their place, their history, their community, their stories John McGrath, McGrath’s Butchers   IN the words of John McGrath – son of Michael – of McGrath’s Butchers “the family butchers came to Lismore in the 1890s…so we’re not here that long”. Before that, the […]

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 […]

Immrama Festival of Travel Writing 2018

Immrama Festival of Travel Writing 2018 Best selling author Michael Smith, explorer and author Jacki Hill-Murphy and more set for Lismore  Best selling author Michael Smith, explorer and author Jacki Hill-Murphy, award-winning author Rosemary Mahoney and explorer and foreign correspondent Isambard Wilkinson are some of the world-renowned writers who are about to set their compass for Lismore in County Waterford this June 13th […]

Immrama Festival of Travel Writing 2017

Terry Waite CBE and Colm Tóibín set for Lismore for Immrama Festival of Travel Writing 2017 Multi award winning author Colm Tóibín, humanitarian and author Terry Waite CBE, journalist and author Des Ekin, writer and documentary maker Tom Feiling and adventurer and author Andre P. Sykes are some of the world-renowned writers who are about […]

Comeraghs Wild Festival 2016

Comeraghs Wild Festival 2016 “The Comeraghs… from the Mountains to the Sea…..” The Comeraghs Wild Festival 2016 has a myriad of events lined up to suit all tastes and all ages. It takes place from 15th to the 18th of September. It has become such an established festival since it first graced the Comeragh area […]

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 […]