William Crotty – ‘Crotty the Robber’

William Crotty – ‘Crotty the Robber’ We came across this video from Tourism Ireland of William Crotty the famous highway man who hid out in the Comeragh Mountains Needless to say the video shows the beauty of the Comeragh Mountains and a very interesting tale on Crotty by local storyteller with Pat ‘The Hat’ Speight […]

Nollaig na mBan

Nollaig na mBan Today January 6th, is Nollaig na mBan, also known as Women’s Christmas, Little Christmas and the Feast of the Epiphany. The religious feast of the Epiphany marks the day the three kings are said to have arrived at the stable in Bethlehem to visit the baby Jesus in his crib. It’s also […]

Rosamond Jacob

Rosamond Jacob “Contemporary Waterford is teeming with ambitious and strong women who are changing the landscape and future of the city with their work and vision. Today’s women follow in the footsteps of those who came before them and the diverse interests of the women of Waterford City are simply fascinating. Megan Winters has teamed […]

Eamon Keane Presents ‘Deise Today’ on WLRFM

Eamon Keane Presents ‘Deise Today’ on WLRFM WLR FM is pleased to announce that former RTE and Newstalk broadcaster and producer Eamon Keane is to take up a new full-time position with the station this January. On Monday, 9th January Eamon will take over the mid-morning  programme on WLRFM, presenting a new show ‘Deise Today’ […]

Dora Jordan

Dora Jordan “An empowered woman is powerful beyond measure, and beautiful beyond description”. “Contemporary Waterford is teeming with ambitious and strong women who are changing the landscape and future of the city with their work and vision. Today’s women follow in the footsteps of those who came before them and the diverse interests of the […]

The Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens

The Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens Large numbers are enchanted by spectacular winter light experience in the Japanese Gardens Tramore. The Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens Tramore turned on their winter light display on the 21st of December with music from the High Hopes Choir. The gardens were brought to life with twinkling lights creating a magically […]

Philip and Me

Philip and Me Remembering Phil Lynott Roddie Cleere 4th January 2017 The 4th of January 2017 marks the 31st anniversary of the death of Philip Parris Lynott, the charismatic leader of Irish hard rock band, Thin Lizzy. This is the Waterford connection. I am Kilkenny born and reared, however as a child I spent many […]

A look back on 2016

A look back on 2016 There’s nothing like having a look back on the year that past, so we thought we’d share with you a few photos in our roundup and call it A look back on 2016.  We have met some fantastic people along the way who have made all the difference to Waterford […]

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions An Easy Guide   It’s that time of year again when we start thinking about our New Year’s Resolutions.  We’re nearly at the end of 2016 and a New Year beckons with all our hopes and aspirations for a New Year with a difference.  Year after year we say ‘this year it’s […]

Time Square Ball Drop

Time Square Ball Drop – The Waterford Connection. The Time Square Ball drop is synonymous with New Year celebrations in the USA.  The Time Square Crystal Ball starts to drop every year at a minute to midnight and has been seen by millions all around the world and is always a great hit.  But did […]