Get Ireland Growing

GIY and Energia want to ‘Get Ireland Growing’ with €75,000 fund Now open for applications from Waterford GIY in partnership with Energia announce ‘Energia Get Ireland Growing’ a €75,000 pool of funding available to enable food growing by community and voluntary organisations all across Ireland including Northern Ireland. The application period is open from today […]

Graduation Ceremony

Graduation Ceremony at Waterford Wexford Education and Training Board Over 70 learners from all across Waterford and Wexford were awarded their graduation certificates at Waterford Wexford Education and Training Board (WWETB) November 17th, 2017. The graduates from all across the Southeast region qualified in a range of disciplines including Furniture Design and Making, Construction Ground […]

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 […]

Winterval 2017

Winterval 2017 Winterval returns for its sixth year, having welcomed 650,000 people to Waterford in 2016.  2017 welcomes 20 new events and activities bringing the total to 45, with over half, free of charge. For the first-time ever Spraoi will feature at Winterval with a dazzling display, All That Glistens, on the Mall over two […]

Irish Poem of the Year

Co Waterford Poet on Irish Book Awards Shortlist for Irish Poem of the Year   It was announced at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, last Thursday, Nov 2nd, at the unveiling of the 2017 shortlist, that Dungarvan poet, Clodagh Beresford Dunne, features on a list of four poets nominated for the Listowel Writers’ Week Irish […]

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 […]