Spanish journalists say Olé to Ireland’s Ancient East

Spanish journalists say Olé to Ireland’s Ancient East ~ 24.5 million Spaniards to read about Ireland ~ Four Spanish travel journalists have been exploring Ireland’s Ancient East, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. They represent various Spanish publications – including a lifestyle magazine, national and regional newspapers, as well as popular websites – […]

1848 Tricolour Celebration has moved to June

1848 Tricolour Celebration has moved to June This year’s 1848 Tricolour Celebration for Waterford City will take place between Friday 28th and Sunday 30th June. Moved from the traditional date of around the 7th March, to hopefully enjoy better weather, which saw first ever raising of THE Irish Tricolour, on 33 The Mall, by Waterford […]

Three Lunchtime talks by Dr. Eugene Broderick

Three Lunchtime talks by Dr. Eugene Broderick Waterford Treasures – Three Museums in the Viking Triangle Waterford Treasures Talks 2019 – presents the 6th Series of three lunchtime talks by Dr. Eugene Broderick. ‘A Republic at last: Ireland, 1945-1951’ Wed. 20th February: ‘De Valera Defeated, 1945-1948’ Having successfully brought Ireland through the war years, De Valera now […]

Be a Tourist In Your Own City

Be a Tourist In Your Own City Waterford Credit Union have teamed up with Waterford Treasures to give you the opportunity to visit the award winning Medieval Museum, the beautiful Georgian Bishop’s Palace and the world’s first Viking 3D Virtual Reality Adventure – the King of the Vikings for ‘FREE’ every weekend (Saturday & Sunday) […]

King of the Vikings Up for Award

King of the Vikings nominated for Irish Tourism Industry Awards 2019 World’s first Virtual Reality Viking Experience in Waterford receives well deserved nomination – a true journey back in time! Congratulations to all of the team at the world’s first Viking 3D Virtual Reality Adventure – the King of the Vikings on getting to the […]

Waterford Festival of Architecture 2018

Waterford Festival of Architecture 2018 May 16th to 20th 2018 All events free The Waterford Festival of Architecture (WFA) is a festival which supports architects and works towards enhancing the understanding and appreciation of architecture among the wider community, including creative practitioners of other artistic disciplines. It produces a high quality programme of events that […]

Meagher Stamp Issued for 150th Anniversary

Thomas Francis Meagher Celebrated Stamp issued by An Post On the 1st of July 1867 Waterford’s Thomas Francis Meagher went missing from a steamer and feared drowned in the Missouri River at Fort Benton, Montana USA. An Post has issued a new stamp to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the ‘Father of the Irish Tricolour’ […]

King of the Vikings

King of the Vikings Virtual reality Viking experience opens in Waterford   In 917, exactly  1100 years ago this year, Reginald, ‘King of all the Foreigners of England and Ireland’, led a huge fleet of Viking longships  into Waterford Harbour and built a fort on the banks of the majestic River Suir and laid the […]

Cruise Calls to Waterford

Cruise Calls to Waterford Cruise Calls to Waterford have become part and parcel of our summer.  Over the past few years Waterford has become a destination for cruise ships and their passengers.   2017 is no different with the summer starting the Port of Waterford reports that there are 17 calls to Waterford this summer. Some […]