Reopening of the Applemarket, Waterford – Changes in Traffic Flow

(Waterford City Centre Urban Renewal Scheme Part VIII 08/15)

The Applemarket will be officially opened to the public on Friday 21st July and will be reopened to traffic from Monday 24th July.   From Monday the following traffic flow changes will come into operation:

  • Stephen Street – traffic flow will be one way southbound only from its junction at Patrick Street to its junction with Newgate Street.
  • New Street  – traffic flow will be one way westbound from its junction with the Apple Market to its junction with Johns Lane/New Street.
  • Patrick Street – traffic flow will be one way eastbound from its junction with Mayor’s Walk to its junction with Stephen Street.

A map detailing these traffic changes is included below.



Fergus Galvin,

Director of Services,

Roads, Water and Environment.

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Waterside Car Park open to the public from today

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Waterford City and County Council is pleased to announce that the new Waterside Car Park is now open to the public and offers low cost and convenient car parking.

The new car park which will cater for over 300 cars is located within a short walking distance to amenities such as City Centre shopping, the Viking Triangle, the People’s Park and offers low-cost short term or all day term parking – the parking rates are €1 per hour or €3.60 for all day parking.

For those unfamiliar with Waterford, the location of this car park can be seen on Google maps here.

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Part 8 – Construction of Houses at Garrynageragh West, Dungarvan

Construction of 21 No. Dwelling Houses at Garrynageragh West, Ballinroad, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.

In accordance with Article 81 of Part 8 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended),notice is hereby given that Waterford City and County Council proposes to carry out the following development:.  21 No. Dwelling Houses at Garrynageragh West, Ballinroad, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.

The proposed development will consist of The construction of 21 dwelling houses (with a mixture of single storey and 2 storey house types) along with all of the necessary ancillary site development works.

Plans and particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection, at the locations shown below  between the hours of 9.30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday for the period Wednesday 19th July to Tuesday 29th August inclusive (6 calendar weeks – excluding Bank and Public Holidays). The plans will also be available for  purchase at a reasonable fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy.

  • Customer Care Offices, Waterford City & County Council, Baileys New Street, Waterford
  • Customer Care Offices, Waterford City & County Council, Civic Offices, Davitts Quay, Dungarvan

For any specific queries relating to the above the contact person is Derek Lyons, housing Department who can be reached by phone on 0761 10 2041 or by email at

A copy of the plans and particulars of the proposed development may also be viewed on the Waterford City & County Council’s website at this location.

All submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the proposed development would be situated, may be made in writing, to the Director of Services, Housing Department, Waterford City & County Council, City Hall, The Mall or by emailing either during the initial 6 week public display period or during an additional 2 week period thereafter provided for such submissions but  in either case not  later than 4:00  p.m. on  Tuesday 12th September 2017.

Please note that the plans and particulars of the proposed development will not be on public display during this additional 2 week period i.e. between Wednesday 30th August to Tuesday 12th September.

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Compulsory Acquisition of Land at the North Quays, Waterford

Waterford City & County Council, North Quays Development, Waterford.
Compulsory Purchase Order 2017, (No.1)

Waterford City & County Council (hereinafter referred to as “the Council”), acting on its own behalf, in exercise of the powers conferred upon them by section 76 of the Housing Act, 1966, and the Third Schedule thereto, as extended by section 10 of the Local Government (No. 2) Act, 1960 as substituted by section 86 of the Housing Act, 1966 as amended by section 6 and the Second Schedule to the Roads Act, 1993 and as amended by the Planning and Development Act, 2000, as amended, have made an order titled as above which will be submitted to An Bord Pleanála for confirmation.

If confirmed, the order will authorise the Council to acquire compulsorily the land in the Schedule hereto for the purposes of securing, facilitating or carrying out the development and renewal of areas in need of physical, social or economic regeneration at the North Quays, Waterford.  Owners, lessees and occupiers of the land described in the Schedule will receive individual written notice.

Any objections to the Compulsory Purchase Order should be made in writing to An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1, to be received no later than 5pm on Friday 25th August, 2017. The Board cannot confirm – a compulsory purchase order in respect of the land if an objection is made in respect of the acquisition by an owner, lessee or occupier of the land, and not withdrawn, until it has caused to be held an oral hearing into the matter and until it has considered the objection and the report of the person who held the oral hearing.

A copy of the order and of the map referred to in it may be seen between 9.30 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday to Friday at Customer Services Department, Baileys New Street, Waterford and at the Customer Services Department, Civic Offices, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.

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We’re recruiting for Retained FireFighter based in Dungarvan

We’re recruiting for Retained FireFighter based in Dungarvan. The closing date is 4 pm, Friday, 4th August, 2017

In most circumstances a Retained Firefighter has another job / career, and provides
on call cover for the Fire Service either from home, or in some circumstances from
their place of work. In the event of a fire call, the Retained Firefighter will be notified,
typically by pager, and he/ she must respond to the Fire Station immediately.

All applicants for the position of Retained Firefighter must have the ability to
respond to the fire station within 5 minutes of a call being sent to their pager,
which the fire fighter carries. In most cases this will mean being within one
mile from the station when you are providing cover.

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Temporary Closure of Waterford Archives from Thursday 20th July

Waterford City & County Archive will be closed from Thursday 20th July until Thursday 27th July.

The Archive will be open in Dungarvan on Friday 28th July 1-5pm. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Please contact the Archivist at or 0761102144 with any queries.

Beidh Cartlann Phort Láirge dúnta ar an Deardaoin, 20 Mí Iúil go dtí Dé Deardaoin 27 Mí Iúil. Beidh an chartlann ar oscailt arís in nDún Garbhán ar an Aoine, 28 Mí Iúil 1 i.n.-5i.n. Gabh mo leithscéal as aon mhíchaoithiúlacht. Má tá aon cheisteanna, déan teagmháil leis an gCartlannaí ar nó 0761102144.

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Local Link Waterford increases bus services on Tallow to Dungarvan route

Local Link Waterford have increased the bus services on the Tallow to Dungarvan route for the summer period.

The service now also runs on Sundays.

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