New Winterval Committee takes the reins!

New Winterval Committee takes the reins! Former Chief Executive of Waterford Chamber of Commerce, Nick Donnelly, has been announced as Chair of Winterval, Ireland’s Favourite Christmas Festival. The quintessential yuletide festival will return for its sixth season from November 17th to December 23rd. It is intended that this year’s event will take on board more […]

Blue Flag Beaches in Waterford

Waterford Blue Flag and Green Coast Awards 2017 At an An Taisce awards ceremony held at Crosshaven Yacht Club on May 22nd, County Waterford’s beaches were awarded with 4 Blue Flag awards and 7 Green Coast awards for 2017.  These awards are only made to bathing areas with excellent water quality and beach management.  Clonea […]

Shuttle buses to and from Waterford Country Fair

Shuttle buses to and from Waterford Country Fair for just €5 per journey FANCY travelling to Waterford Country Fair on June 11 and helping raising funds for Make-A-Wish Ireland but don’t want to bring the car?  Then the organisers have just the tonic this year, the 3rd year of the family-focused, fun-filled Fair at Curraghmore […]

Cruise Calls to Waterford

Cruise Calls to Waterford Cruise Calls to Waterford have become part and parcel of our summer.  Over the past few years Waterford has become a destination for cruise ships and their passengers.   2017 is no different with the summer starting the Port of Waterford reports that there are 17 calls to Waterford this summer. Some […]

Waterford City has a brand new library

Waterford City has a brand new library Waterford City has a brand new library and it’s now open to the public at Carrickpherish on the western outskirts of the city. The library is part of the Waterford Library Services and if you are a member of any library in Waterford then you avail of the […]

Irish Restaurant Awards

Waterford well represented at Irish Restaurant Awards The Irish Restaurant Awards were held last night by the The Restaurants Association of Ireland at the The Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road in Dublin and Waterford came out very well in the Munster category and a national award. Michael Kelly of GIY HQ won the All Ireland Food […]

Waterford & Dungarvan Lions Clubs

Waterford & Dungarvan Lions Clubs Greenway Leisure Cycle in aid of Waterford Hospice The Waterford and Dungarvan Lions clubs are holding a cycle in aid of the Waterford Hospice on Sunday the 21st of May on the Waterford Greenway.  The distance is approximately 20km starting at two venues in Waterford City and at Dungarvan meeting […]

Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye

Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye by Jim Nolan Book Launch May 5th 2017 Coming hot on the heels of Dreamland, and directed by the author, Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye is a topical and provocative contribution to the 2016 Easter Rising Centenary Commemoration. Set in a provincial newspaper office in the Irish Midlands in the […]

Waterford Country Fair

Family fun guaranteed at Waterford Country Fair, June 11, 2017 Make-A-Wish fundraiser to help grant wishes for children Waterford Country Fair is back for another year!  Fearless jousting knights on horseback, stunning birds of prey and artisan food and crafts from the four corners of Ireland are just some of the countless attractions expected to […]

Calling female entrepreneurs in Waterford

Calling female entrepreneurs in Waterford Enterprise Ireland announces €750,000 in start-up funding for Female Entrepreneurs   Calling female entrepreneurs in Waterford.  Enterprise Ireland’s €750,000 Competitive Start Fund (CSF) for Female Entrepreneurs will open for applications on Wednesday 3 May. Up to €50,000 in equity funding is available to a maximum of 15 successful female applicants […]