Monthly Archives: March 2020

EIRE signs during “The Emergency”

During the Emergency period of World War II,  several ÉIRE signs were constructed with painted stones to alert pilots from either side that they were flying over neutral Ireland. A great website to show these locations has been created and … Continue reading

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Free Parking available for Essential and Front-line services

In our efforts to support all people who are providing essential services in Waterford City Centre and Dungarvan Town Centre, all Waterford City & County Council operated parking facilities will be free of charge until midnight of 11th April 2020. … Continue reading

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Clarification on the operation of Planning System during COVID-19 Emergency

CONTINUITY OF PLANNING SERVICES Despite the current COVID 19 emergency, Waterford City & County Council continues to provide a range of planning services including the processing and determining of planning applications, as well as associated public submissions/observations. To enable the … Continue reading

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Business Continuity Voucher with LEO Waterford

Minister Humphreys introduces new measure as part of COVID-19 Business Supports Package The new Business Continuity Voucher is now available through Local Enterprise Offices and is open to sole traders and companies across every business sector that employ up to … Continue reading

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Dedicated Waterford Community Response Forum helpline now available

At the instigation of Minister Murphy, a Covid-19 Community Response Forum will be put in place for each City and County, and be coordinated by the Local Authority in each case.  The role of the forum is to ensure that … Continue reading

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Waterford Integrated Homeless Services update

Waterford Integrated Homeless Services (WIHS), based at 28 Parnell Street, Waterford will remain open during normal business hours to deal with homeless emergencies. WIHS can be contacted directly at homelessservicesteam@waterfordcouncil.ie or on 0761 10 2499.

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Waterford City & County Council Services update

The following are now closed to the public: All City and County offices, with the exception of the Waterford Integrated Homeless Service at 28 Parnell Street. All Customer Services Desks at Bailey’s New Street and Civic Offices, Dungarvan are now … Continue reading

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Waterford Dog Shelter closed until further notice

Waterford Dog Shelter is closed until further notice owing to the ongoing restrictions on movement and COVID-19. Arrangements have been put in place to ensure all animals are well cared for.

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Public Notice – Controlled burning of Agricultural Waste

Controlled burning of Agricultural Waste Waterford City & County Council have been directed by the National Directorate for Fire and Emergency Management that in light of the on-going Covid-19 National Emergency controlled burning of agricultural land by the agricultural community … Continue reading

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