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. […]

Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice 10 things about the Winter Solstice that you might not have known The term solstice comes from the Latin word solstitium, meaning ‘the Sun stands still’ (the time when the sun seems to stand still, either in Cancer or in Capricorn, the (summer or winter) solstice). This is because on this day, the Sun reaches its southern-most […]

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 […]

BuskAid 2019 Launched in Waterford City

BuskAid 2019 Launched in Waterford City Now in its fourth year, BuskAid is back this festive period to bring music to the streets of Waterford City for an important cause.  In December 2016, a young Waterford man, Tadhg Williams, watching the news observed the high amounts of homelessness across Ireland whilst most others were caught […]

Brave Emily Byrne officially opens Winterval on Ice

Brave Emily Byrne officially opens Winterval on Ice   Two-year-old Emily Byrne who received a lifesaving liver transplant earlier this year was the special guest at Winterval on Ice on Bolton Street on Friday, November 30th along with her brother Cormac, mum Ann Marie and her doner John Fenton as they officially opened Winterval on […]

‘Enchanted Garden-Winter Light Festival’

‘Enchanted Garden-Winter Light Festival’ in the Japanese Gardens Tramore   The ‘Enchanted Garden-Winter Light Festival’ in the Japanese Gardens Tramore, now in it’s fourth year is quickly becoming one of the most stunning Winter Light Displays in the Country. The Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens will light up by night from the 6th December 2019 to […]

Shelter Wishes and Santa Paws at Maxi Zoo

Shelter Wishes and Santa Paws  Maxi Zoo is making Christmas special for ALL animals this December Ireland’s largest pet retailer, Maxi Zoo will make Christmas extra special not only for pampered pets, but also less fortunate animals over the festive season. You are invited to pop into your local Maxi Zoo store in Waterford throughout […]


FRIDAY FREE from FIVE EXTENDED!!! Waterford City and County Council and The Port of Waterford launched the FRIDAY FREE from FIVE promotion, for the 2019 Festive period two weeks ago.  This initiative is supported by Waterford Business Group, Waterford Chamber, Winterval and the Tidy Towns Bid team and is aimed at promoting and supporting City […]

Waterford News & Star “Festive Star”

The Waterford News & Star Christmas Annual 2019 THIS year the  Waterford News & Star have brought out an amazing bumper Christmas Annual called Festive Star! Incorporating everything that was brilliant about their annual Christmas supplement, which, they say, had grown “too big for its boots” so they decided to go one better., By publishing […]

New Website Launched

More than sunshine on offer for business and professionals in Ireland South East A new website, www.irelandsoutheast.com, has been launched for investors and professionals to learn more about the South East region as a place to live, work and invest. The site offers practical information and case studies of successful businesses and professionals in the […]