Scéim Deontas Pobail Dheich mBliana na gCuimhneachán

Scéim Deontas Pobail
Tá Scéim Deontas Pobail Dheich mBliana na gCuimhneachán oscailte i gcomhair hiarratais.

Sé an Luan, 17 Aibreáin ag 4.00i.n. an dáta deiridh i gcomhair iarratais.

Clár Deich mBliana na gCuimhneachán Phort Láirge 2023
Lean 1923 de bheith ina am suaite i bPort Láirge nuair a chuaigh oibrithe feirme amach ar stailc agus bhí ceardchumainn ar fud na cathrach agus an chontae ar stailc agus iad ag troid ar son pá agus coinníollacha níos fearr sa Saorstát nua. Bhí iarrachtaí á ndéanamh chun an geilleagar agus an bonneagar a atógáil agus a chur i bhfeidhm. Reáchtáladh olltoghchán i mí Lúnasa 1923 agus bhí na chéad chéimeanna á nglacadh chun náisiún nua a chruthú trí bhallraíocht i gConradh na Náisiún.

Ba thráth athraithe é seo le go leor chun iniúchadh a dhéanamh ar Dheich mBliana na gCuimhneachán. Tá clár scannán, foilseachán agus tionscadal pobail ag Coiste Cuimhneacháin Phort Láirge chun tacú le mioniniúchadh a dhéanamh ar imeachtaí Dheich mBliana na gCuimhneachán i bPort Láirge.

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Published: Weekly Planning Lists for Waterford

Published: Weekly Planning Lists for Waterford

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National Tree Week Launch

Mayor of Waterford City and County Cllr. John O’Leary took part in a tree planting initiative in Dungarvan to mark National Tree Week 2023

National Tree Week Launch Waterford

National Tree Week is Ireland’s largest annual tree celebration runs from March 19th to 26th March and is dedicated to celebrating and raising awareness of the importance of trees to the environment.

Organised by The Tree Council of Ireland and proudly supported by Coillte, National Tree Week has been running for over 35 years.  This year’s theme is ‘Biodiversity Begins With Trees’highlighting the benefits of trees to our environment and local communities.

The objective of Tree Week is to inspire people to plant and care for trees and to highlight the many benefits trees provide to our environment and local communities.

Over 440 trees and hedging plants have been planted in Dungarvan so far this year, including birch, hazel, holly and ash, as well as numerous fruit bushes and trees.

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Waterford City and County Council opens Urban Façade Improvement Scheme

Waterford City and County Council is inviting submissions for the Urban Façade Improvement Scheme 2023


The pilot scheme has been introduced by the Local Authority’s Economic Development Department to assist in improving the presentations of buildings in notable areas of Waterford City Centre, Tramore Town Centre and Dungarvan Town Centre.

Eligible properties will be awarded 50% of the costs of improvement works to upper and lower floors up to a maximum allocation of €2,000.

Michael Quinn, Director of Services for Economic Development, Waterford City and County Council said, “The purpose of the scheme is to give assistance to those with properties situated on main thoroughfares and within notable areas of these three districts, to enhance the façade of the properties and make improvements to building exteriors that will augment the presentation of these areas.

“Through collective participation, the Urban Façade Improvement Scheme has the potential to boost the vibrancy of these urban centres and create a more attractive, inviting environment for residents, visitors, and shoppers to enjoy.

“The grant must be used for the repair and improvement of all or any part of a building that is visible from the street. It can be for something as simple as repairing and cleaning guttering, removing redundant wiring and alarm boxes or painting and cleaning the exterior of the property.

“Overall, the scheme is applicable to residents and businesses in these centres to help improve not just their own building, but also enhance the character of their areas.”

There is limited funding for this scheme so it is recommended that those who wish to participate apply before all funds are allocated. Applicants will require two quotes for the works and permission from the property owner where necessary before they are approved.

For further information or to apply to the Urban Façade Improvement Scheme visit

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Waterford Metropolitan District Council Control of Parking Bye-Laws 2023

The Waterford Metropolitan District Council, having consulted with the Commissioner of the Garda Síochána, and after the public consultation process was finalized, has made the following bye-laws that will commence on the 21st of April, 2023.

Control Of Parking Bye-laws-METRO-2023

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Recruitment: Ukrainian Translator/Interpreter


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Closing date is Thursday, 6th APRIL 2023 at 16:00

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Draft municipal district of dungarvan/lismore. Control of parking bye-laws 2023

The Dungarvan/Lismore District of Waterford in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Section 131A of the Local Government Acts 1925 to 2014, Section 36 of the Road Traffic Act, 1994, as amended, and by Section 101 of the Road Traffic Act, 1961, as amended, hereby gives notice that it has prepared Draft Municipal District of Dungarvan/Lismore Control of Parking Bye-Laws 2023 for the regulation and control of parking in respect of the area comprising the Dungarvan/Lismore District of Waterford.

The Draft Bye-Laws are available here:

Draft Municipal District of DungarvanLismore (Control of Parking) Bye-Laws 2023

and during normal office hours from Wednesday 22nd March 2023 to Thursday 20th April, 2023, at the Council’s Customer Services Departments in Civic Offices, Dungarvan and Bailey’s New Street, Waterford.

The Council will consider any submissions or observations made in writing regarding the Draft Control of Parking Bye-Laws 2023.  Submissions should be lodged with Aideen Jacob, Administrative Officer, Roads Department, Waterford City & County Council, City Hall, Waterford, or by email to before 4.00pm on Thursday 4th May, 2023.


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High Astronomical Spring Tides

The OPW has advised that there will be a period of surge on top of very high astronomical Spring Tides that are approaching Highest Astronomical Tide (HAT) in all coastal areas, commencing Tuesday March 21st until Wednesday March 22nd 2023. 

It is expected that HAT levels will be exceeded in many areas around the coast during this period. Storm surge levels are predicted to significantly increase in coastal areas from Tuesday 21st March .

With localised flooding anticipated, Waterford City and County Council will deploy flood barriers in Waterford City and Passage East.

The following car parks are at risk of flooding and as a precautionary measure, will be closed to the public from mid-afternoon today (Tuesday, March 21st) until 0800 tomorrow (Wednesday, March 22nd)

  • Davitt’s Quay
  • The Pond
  • The Lookout
  • Castle Street Carpark

Waterford City and County Council advises the public to stay away from exposed piers, harbours and sea walls as there is a risk of wave over-topping.


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Urban Façade Improvement Scheme 2023

A Waterford City and County Council incentive to improve the facades of central urban building.

Waterford City & County Council is extending a support to assist in the improvement of visible facades (upper and lower floors) of buildings in high notable areas of Waterford City, Tramore Town Centre and Dungarvan Town Centre.
This scheme allows for up to 50% of the cost of improvement works (excl. VAT) to the exterior presentation of a building, including upper floors, up to €2,000 (amount decided upon approval). For more information please see full Terms and Conditions.

How it works?

  1. Fill out the application form, submit two quotes for the estimated costs, a description of the planned works and pictures of the property.
  2. If your application is approved you will be notified the amount you have been approved for and a deadline of 6 months to complete the works.
  3. Return the Supplier Set Up Form by post. This form is our way of paying out to you once the works are completed. A hard copy must be sent. You will be sent this when approved.
  4. Once the works are complete, submit your invoices and a picture of the completed works. You will be allowed 50% of the costs of works (excl. VAT) up to the amount you were allocated when approved.
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