“It is in our Hands” a Joint Statement

“It is in our Hands” a Joint Statement Joint Statement on behalf of the Mayor of Waterford City and County, Cllr. Damien Geoghegan, Chief Executive of Waterford Council, Mr. Michael Walsh, Chief Superintendant of An Garda Siochana, Padraig Dunne and Chief Officer of South East Community Healthcare, Ms. Kate Killeen White. “It is in our […]

2nd Hour Parking FREE

“BUY 1st Hour, get 2nd Hour Free” 2nd Hour Parking FREE; From Thursday 11th June, 2020 to 31st July, 2020 a new parking concession to incentivise business and trade in Waterford City Centre will be introduced.  The initiative applies to car parks operated privately and to those run by Waterford City & County Council. Under […]

Restart Grant for Small Businesses

Applications open for Local Authority Restart Grant for small businesses Restart Grant for Small Businesses; The Government’s €250m Restart Grant, which gives direct grant aid to micro and small businesses to help them with the costs associated with reopening and reemploying workers following COVID-19 closures, is now open for applications through the Waterford City and […]

New Traffic Flow in Waterford City Centre

New Traffic Flow in Waterford City Centre from May 19th TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT: DIRECTIONAL CHANGES TO TRAFFIC FLOW IN THE CITY CENTRE FROM 19th MAY 2020 The following Waterford City centre directional changes to traffic flow will come into force from 19th May 2020:- Mayor’s Walk Traffic flow will be one way only, from junction at […]

Waterford is looking to the future

Waterford is looking to the future – Will you help? Waterford is looking to the future; Waterford City and County Council is leading an initiative to plan and be ready for recovery from the impact of Covid-19 on Waterford society and business and the reopening of our Villages, Town and City Centres for tourism, retail, cultural […]

Bring Nature Back to your Garden

Bring Nature Back to your Garden Bring Nature Back to your Garden; Many people are taking delight in the abundant birdsong that can be heard all around us now that life has quietened down in the current pandemic. A new booklet “Gardening for Biodiversity” is now available to help you attract more birdlife, bees and […]

Rent Re-assessments for Waterford Council Tenants

Rent re-assessments for Housing and HAP tenants affected by the Covid-19 pandemic In line with the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection guidelines, it is now possible for Waterford City & County Council tenants and HAP customers to apply to have their rent reassessed. All tenants seeking such a rent reduction due to loss of earnings or employment because of the Covid-19 […]

Waterford Council Statement on Rents for Council Tenants

Waterford  Council statement on Rents for Council Tenants Calculation of rent changes Council tenants’ rents are calculated with reference to the household’s income. If a tenant’s household income falls due to household members having become unemployed in recent days due to COVID-19, they should notify our rents section and follow their instructions resubmission of evidence, […]

Waterford Council Issues Update

Waterford City & County Council issue update on services (COVID-19) Further to the advice of the National Public Health Emergency Team, the following Waterford City and County Council amenities will be closed until March 29th, 2020: All public libraries in Waterford City and County All Museums, Galleries and Theatres which are owned and operated by […]

Knockanore Farmhouse Cheese is the “big cheese”

Knockanore Farmhouse Cheese is the “big cheese” at Waterford National Enterprise Awards Knockanore Farmhouse Cheese, a west Waterford company producing a variety of hard-pressed mature farmhouse cheeses has been named as Waterford’s Enterprise Award winner and will go on to represent Waterford at the National Enterprise Awards in Dublin on May 28th. Eamonn Lonergan, whose […]