National Women’s Enterprise Day

‘Open Doors to New Markets’ Workshop to be hosted by Waterford Local Enterprise Office for National Women’s Enterprise Day Women of Waterford are invited to join the Waterford Local Enterprise Office event ‘Open Doors to New Markets’ in celebration of National Women’s Enterprise Day on Thursday, October 12th. Fifteen LEO-led events are taking place across […]

Imagine Arts Festival 2017 Launched

Three Festivals now combine to create 16th annual Imagine Arts Festival Waterford  Over 120 acts & performances during 10 day Festival   Three of Waterford’s finest festivals have now been rolled into one, which will take place over a ten-day period from October 19th to 29th 2017. Waterford Writers Weekend along with the John Dwyer Trad Weekend will […]

Autumnal Equinox

Autumnal Equinox There are two equinoxes every year – in September and March – when the sun shines directly on the equator and the length of day and night is nearly equal.  We normally say that the date for the Autumnal Equinox is the 21st of September but this year it is the 22nd of September! A […]

Road Closures During Harvest Festival 2017

Road Closures During Harvest Festival 2017 There are dozens of events taking place throughout the city centre and the areas of the Mall, Cathedral Square, Palace Square, The Applemarket and Ballybricken.  Many are free for the young and young at heart to enjoy, so make sure you bring yourself, your family, your friends and your […]

Waterford Sings Its Heart Out with Lamph

Waterford Sings Its Heart Out with Lamph Lamph had the great excitement around Waterford this week to compose this brilliant song!!! Houses and businesses draped in blue and white and everyone is full of anticipation for Waterford to win the All Ireland Hurling Final for the first time in 58 years! In all the excitement […]

Dara Fitzpatrick Memorial Run

Dara Fitzpatrick Memorial Run Organisers Honour The Four Rescue 116 Crew Members with Run Medal The Dara Fitzpatrick Memorial Run has released details of their run finisher’s medal. The medal depicts a Sikorsky S92 Helicopter flying over the sea on a rescue mission. In the background are the numbers “116”, together with four flying doves […]

Best Whiskey Bar in Ireland

Best Whiskey Bar in Ireland Revolution Bar in John Street Waterford City Waterford has added another feather to its cap after Revolution Bar in John Street was named “Best Whiskey Bar in Ireland” at an award ceremony in Dublin on Monday evening the 21st of August. Beating off stiff competition at the Revolution prevailed to […]

Waterford man qualifies for Ironman World Championship

Waterford man qualifies for Ironman World Championship   Waterford native Emmet Kelly an amateur athlete has beaten off stiff competition from professional sportsmen to secure a place at the ultimate Ironman final, the World Championships in Kona, Hawaii on October 14th, 2017. The 34-year-old received the golden ticket to the prestigious world athlete event after […]

Dara Fitzpatrick Memorial Run

Waterford Airport to Host Runway Run in September to honour the memory of Capt. Dara Fitzpatrick An airport runway is not the typical place to find runners but for a brief time on Saturday September 16th, the runway at Waterford Airport will be teeming with precisely such people for The Dara Fitzpatrick Memorial Run. The […]

Maritime Heritage Weekend

Maritime Heritage Weekend Friend and Foe 2017 On the 4th and 5th of August the Barony of Gaultier Historical Society presents a Maritime Heritage Weekend with the title “Friend and Foe 2017”. The rescue a German U-Boat commander by three fishermen from Dunmore East in August 1917 is the core of a two-day centenary commemorative […]