Remembering Waterford

Remembering Waterford Looking back and remembering Waterford in the by gone days has been a great interest to many people.  Sitting around with our parents and grandparents and families listing to story’s of ‘long ago’ and how things were back in the old days, was always a time of happy memories. For the past few […]

15th Imagine Arts Festival

Countdown to the opening of the 15th annual Imagine Arts Festival   John Dwyer Trad Weekend to get the festival off to a lively start The 15th annual Imagine Arts Festival in Waterford will get underway this Thursday October 20th and will run for 10 days with a programme of over 60 events on offer […]

Run For Life 2016

Run For Life 2016 in aid of the Solas Centre What an amazing turnout of the Run For Life 2016 in aid of the Solas Centre.  The streets of Waterford turned orange with over 2,000 people taking to the streets of the city in their orange t-shirts to run and walk to raise so much […]

Museums in Waterford

Museums in Waterford If you have ever visited Waterford or indeed plan a visit then the museums in Waterford are a must.  Between Reginalds Tower, the Medieval Museum and Bishops Palace in the city you are in for a journey through our 110o year history.  From the arrival of the Vikings right up to modern […]

GROW HQ Now Open

GIY National Food Education Centre officially opens The doors have officially opened to the public at the €1.45million GROW HQ building, GIY’s National Food Education Centre in Waterford City. The centre is the new home of the GIY movement, which was started in Waterford in 2008 by Michael Kelly. The centre will serve as an […]

Waterford Newfoundland Connection

Waterford and Newfoundland Connection Did you know about the Waterford Newfoundland connection? Emigration was and is always a major topic in Ireland and indeed Waterford and the Port of Waterford has always played a major role in bringing people to and from our shores.  Ships from all over the world would bring their cargos to […]

What’s a Blaa?

What’s a Blaa? All across the world bread is consumed for breakfast in many different forms.  From toast to croissants, Bagels to crumpets the variety seems to be endless.  But here in Waterford we have the Blaa and it has EU PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) status, which means that the humble piece of culinary heaven  […]

Crough Woods

Crough Woods Autumn is that time of year when nature is ablaze with colours and one great spot to witness the beauty of this time of year is Crough Woods.  Nestled in the foot hills of the Comeragh mountains in County Waterford Crough Woods is quiet easy to reach.  On the road to Mahon Falls,from […]

Waterford Greenway

Waterford Greenway open from Kilmacthomas to Dungarvan Waterford Greenway is now partly open with the 23km stretch from Kilmacthomas to Dungarvan accessible for walkers and cyclists alike .  The Waterford city part will open early next year in the spring right on time for the summer season. The Waterford Greenway, when fully open, will be […]

Comeraghs Wild Festival 2016

Comeraghs Wild Festival 2016 “The Comeraghs… from the Mountains to the Sea…..” The Comeraghs Wild Festival 2016 has a myriad of events lined up to suit all tastes and all ages. It takes place from 15th to the 18th of September. It has become such an established festival since it first graced the Comeragh area […]