Launch of Christmas Shopping in Waterford

Launch of Christmas Shopping in Waterford Waterford City is the place to be on Friday 24th November when the City’s stores celebrate the Launch of Christmas Shopping in Waterford. Winterval will be in full swing as you wander the medieval streets of Waterford and chose your presents to fill under the tree this festive season. […]

Top 10 Things at Winterval 2017

Top 10 Things to Do/See at Winterval 2017 Here’s all the info you need for the Top 10 Things to do and see at Winterval 2017! Now in its sixth year, Winterval 2017 will return once more as the place magical memories are made. Last year, 650,000 visitors explored the enchanted streets of Waterford to […]

Why you should be coming to Waterford

Why you should be coming to Waterford by Alastair Liddell Alastair Liddell recently moved to Waterford.  Not only did he relocate his family but also his business.  In this digital age it goes to show that you can work from anywhere and enjoy a lifestyle that smaller cities have to offer, proving that more and […]

Halloween and its Origins

Halloween and its Origins Many people don’t realise that the Halloween traditions we celebrate today came from the Celtic  festival of “Samhain” which means  “end of summer”. Samhain was one of the two main festivals of the year with Bealtaine which is on the 1st of May marking the start of summer.  By celebrating Samhain we […]

Waterford Writers Weekend

Some 40 Top Authors and Poets are bound for Waterford Writers Weekend at Imagine Arts Festival Some of the country’s award-winning and best-selling authors and poets are bound for Waterford for the annual Waterford Writers Weekend as part of the Imagine Arts Festival this October 19th to 29th. Curated by broadcaster Rick O’Shea, a programme […]

National Women’s Enterprise Day

‘Open Doors to New Markets’ Workshop to be hosted by Waterford Local Enterprise Office for National Women’s Enterprise Day Women of Waterford are invited to join the Waterford Local Enterprise Office event ‘Open Doors to New Markets’ in celebration of National Women’s Enterprise Day on Thursday, October 12th. Fifteen LEO-led events are taking place across […]

Imagine Arts Festival 2017 Launched

Three Festivals now combine to create 16th annual Imagine Arts Festival Waterford  Over 120 acts & performances during 10 day Festival   Three of Waterford’s finest festivals have now been rolled into one, which will take place over a ten-day period from October 19th to 29th 2017. Waterford Writers Weekend along with the John Dwyer Trad Weekend will […]

Autumnal Equinox

Autumnal Equinox There are two equinoxes every year – in September and March – when the sun shines directly on the equator and the length of day and night is nearly equal.  We normally say that the date for the Autumnal Equinox is the 21st of September but this year it is the 22nd of September! A […]

Road Closures During Harvest Festival 2017

Road Closures During Harvest Festival 2017 There are dozens of events taking place throughout the city centre and the areas of the Mall, Cathedral Square, Palace Square, The Applemarket and Ballybricken.  Many are free for the young and young at heart to enjoy, so make sure you bring yourself, your family, your friends and your […]