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 […]

Mount Congreve opens for 2017 Season

Mount Congreve Opens for the 2017 Season We are delighted to hear that Mount Congreve will open for the 2017 season on Thursday the 16th of March just in time for St Patrick’s weekend. The gardens at Mount Congreve, Waterford, consist of around seventy acres of intensively planted woodland garden and a four acre walled […]

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 […]

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 […]

Summer Fair at Mount Congreve

Summer Fair at Mount Congreve a great Success! Fun, families, food and fauna, mix all these together and you have, what sums up, the Summer Fair at Mount Congreve on Sunday the 17th of July! Thousands flocked to the world famous gardens over the weekend for Mount Congreve’s first Summer Fair.  With lots of activities […]

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 […]

Waterford Garden Trail

Waterford Garden Trail set to attract record numbers this year   EXHIBITIONS of paintings and photos as well as poetry readings have been added to an extended Waterford Garden Trail programme this year in an all-out drive by the owners of the region’s historic homes and amazing gardens to further boost the numbers enjoying the […]

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 […]

Mount Congreve Gardens

Just 7 kilometers from Waterford City, nestled in the Suir Valley at Kilmeaden, on the banks of the River Suir are the world famous gardens of Mount Congreve. The life work of Mr Ambrose Congreve, the gardens are some of the most beautiful and awe inspiring in the world. Covering 70 acres and a four […]