2010’s A Decade to Remember

2010’s A Decade to Remember by Aaron Dower As the 2010’s come to a close, we enter a brand new decade. A decade full of promise, prosperity and positivity. Just to think at the start of this decade Waterford In Your Pocket didn’t even exist (I know it’s scary!). WIYP was born in only 2014. […]

New Mount Congreve Membership Announced

New Mount Congreve Membership Announced! Give the gift that keeps on giving A brand new membership plan for Mount Congreve Gardens has been announced, families and individuals can now purchase a 12-month membership to the stunning 70-acre gardens in Waterford. With membership, visitors can enjoy meandering the 70 acres of spectacularly designed gardens, including a […]

Mount Congreve Receives €3.7m in Funding

Mount Congreve Receives €3.7m in Funding Some great news for Mount Congreve Gardens as Minister Ring announces €62 million in Government funding for 26 Rural Regeneration and Development projects across the country.  Mount Congreve in Waterford is to receive just over €3.7 million to develop the house and gardens. The objective of the works is […]

Halloween on the Waterford Greenway

Halloween on the Waterford Greenway The Waterford Greenway is the place to be this Halloween Bank Holiday Weekend.  No less than 5 events are taking place with “The Wicked Woods” with Spraoi at Carriganore (WIT Arena entrance), “Magical Woodland” at Mount Congreve, “Spooky Express” at Waterford & Suir Valley Railway, A “Pumpkin Party” at  Coach […]

Mount Congreve set to host a Maritime Heritage Day

Mount Congreve set to host a Maritime Heritage Day Mount Congreve gardens are set to host a day celebrating Waterford’s maritime heritage on Saturday, August 31st from 12 noon. Visitors can enjoy watching a variety of maritime vessels from Waterford Harbour Sailing Club as they ascend up the River Suir and berth at Mount Congreve. […]

Brand new children’s Nature Trail

Brand new children’s Nature Trail announced for Mount Congreve Gardens A brand new Nature Trail has now been launched at Mount Congreve Gardens is available free of charge for kids (usual charge for adults applies) for the month of August. The 70-acre gardens offer an abundance of nature to explore and to ensure that younger […]

Big Plans for Mount Congreve

Big Plans for Mount Congreve There are big plans for Mount Congreve and Waterford Council are looking for your input.  From time to time, Waterford City & County Council asks for the public’s input and opinion on proposed developments in Waterford. Different projects and plans may have periods of public consultation, during which members of […]

Brand new wellness event for Waterford

Brand new wellness event for Waterford ‘Nature & Nurture Restival’ at the tranquil Mount Congreve Gardens A brand-new health, fitness and wellness event has been announced for the stunning 70-acre Mount Congreve Gardens in Waterford. ‘Nature & Nurture Restival’ will take place on Sunday, June 30th 2019 from 11 am to 5 pm. The festival will […]

Beat the Train for DSI

Beat the Train for DSI 2018 at Waterford Suir & Valley Railway The second annual Beat the Train for DSI will take place on Saturday 17th November. This is an amazing fun event in idyllic surroundings! This is a very unique 10m road race along the very fast, flat and beautiful Waterford Greenway and participants […]

Waterford Greenway 1st Birthday

Waterford Greenway 1st Birthday Celebrations Planned for March 25 Waterford’s multi award-winning Greenway celebrates its first birthday this coming weekend with a ‘Birthday Bumps’ drive which aims to encourage as many people as possible to get out, get active and enjoy using the 46km off-road cycling and walking trail. The ‘You’d never know who you […]