House of Horrors

House of Horrors Ireland’s premier Halloween Attraction – The House of Horrors – returns for its 10th year. Comprising of a volunteer cast & crew in excess of 100 individuals and with a tour area of 10,000 sq ft. this event is guaranteed to provide thrills, scares & laughter in equal measure. Visitors can expect […]

Budget 2019

Budget 2019 So we’ve just had Budget 2019.  And like it or hate it the budget is an important event that happens every year. As Minister Paschal Donohoe said in his statement. “The Budget I am setting out to the House today will further develop the underlying strength and resilience of our economy. We will […]

Waterford Wins at Irish Food Awards

Waterford Wins at Irish Food Awards Now in its 11th year, Blas na hEireann, The Irish Food Awards is the biggest competition for quality Irish produce on the island of Ireland. Over 2500 products were entered into the 2018 competition to win Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards in over 100 food and drink categories as […]

Are Fireworks Legal in Ireland?

Are Fireworks Legal in Ireland? This is a question that we often hear asked especially this time of year, are fireworks legal in Ireland?  Well the simple answer us yes BUT only under licence.  But let’s find out a bit more about fireworks. At the time of  writing there are loud bangs resinating from outside […]

Solas Cancer Support Centre’s Men’s Garden

Official Opening of the Solas Cancer Support Centre’s Men’s Garden On Monday 4th June Solas Cancer Support Centre Chair, Dee Jacques, received a call from Susie Walsh of Hi-Lite Productions to say that she was in Bloom with the Marie Keating Foundation and that their yellow SunSmart garden was looking for a worthy home. Coincidentally […]

NORTH QUAYS UPDATE

NORTH QUAYS UPDATE Thanks to Cllr Eddie Mulligan FUNDING APPLICATION Michael Walsh Chief Executive Officer Waterford Council has announced that the 1st application for funds under the Urban Regeneration & Development Fund 2018 has been submitted under the Project Ireland 2040 Programme INFRASTRUCTURAL DELIVERY The proposal in a partnership with Kilkenny County Council, Iarnrod Eireann […]

New Winterval Santa Experience

NEW WINTERVAL SANTA EXPERIENCE FOR IRELAND’S BIGGEST CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL Bookings now open for select Winterval events  Winterval, Ireland’s biggest Christmas festival that is taking place in Waterford city, welcomes an exciting new Santa experience this year. Tickets for this never-before-seen Santa attraction at Ireland’s Christmas Capital are now on sale at www.winterval.ie. The full programme […]

Waterford Pubs Win at Irish Pub Regional Finals

Waterford Pubs Win Awards Irish Pub Awards announce South East winners for 2018 Some of the finest pubs in the South East representing Counties Waterford, Wexford, Kilkenny and Tipperary are celebrating following their success at the 2018 Irish Pub Awards Regional Finals, which took place in Rafter Dempsey’s Pub, 4 Friary Street Gardens, Kilkenny yesterday […]

Culture Night a Look Back

We are always amazed at the talent and creativity of people and Culture Night showcased some of that amazing talent so here is Culture Night a Look Back Culture night, now in its thirteenth year, took place last Friday night the 21st of September, not ony here in Waterford but all over Ireland.  With venues […]

Waterford Hairdresser Representing Ireland on Sky Channel 5

By Michelle Heffernan Local Waterford hairdresser Marina Hayes has been doing the Deise, and Ireland proud, appearing as the only Irish contestant on popular reality TV Show “Extreme Hair Wars”. Marina Hayes, who owns and works in award winning hair salon Confession Box here in Waterford, was gobsmacked when Warner Brothers approached her about the […]