Monthly Archives: August 2020

Special Voters’ List

The Special Voters List is for people who have a physical disability or illness who are residing in hospitals, nursing homes or similar institutions and who wish to vote at those locations. To qualify, an elector’s physical disability must be … Continue reading

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Low Smoke Zone extended to Tramore from 1st September

Minister Ryan has extended the smoky coal ban to Tramore from September 1st 2020. Tramore town and environs now joins the existing smoky coal ban areas in Co Waterford around Waterford City and Clonmel.  From 1st of September it the … Continue reading

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Waterford Council encourages businesses to apply for enhanced Restart Grant Plus

Businesses throughout Waterford City and County are encouraged to apply for the COVID-19 Restart Grant Plus, through Waterford City and County Council. With an additional €300m funding made available by Local Authorities Ireland, the enhanced Restart Grant Plus is available … Continue reading

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Tellus Survey aircraft to begin flying over the south east of Ireland

Conducted by the Geological Survey Ireland (GSI), the Tellus survey collects geochemical and geophysical data on rocks, soil and water across Ireland. To collect this data, the latest phase of the survey will involve a low-flying aircraft flying from August … Continue reading

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Restricted Opening Hours: Waterford Dog Shelter

Restricted opening hours will apply at Waterford Dog Shelter FROM Tuesday, 25th August 2020 TO:  Wednesday, 2nd September 2020 SATURDAY 29th  August 2020    CLOSED  For enquiries and access to the Dog Shelter please telephone 0761 10 20 20 or e-mail … Continue reading

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Spraoi and Harvest September Offerings Cancelled

Due to updated COVID-19 government guidelines, organisers of both A Celebration of Harvest and Spraoi Time 2020 programmes have announced their cancellation. Teams at Spraoi, Waterford Harvest Festival and Waterford City and County Council had worked to reimagine both festivals. … Continue reading

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Waterford expects exceptional weather event associated with Storm Ellen

Storm Ellen is expected to affect Waterford later this evening from 8pm and will be most impactful from 11pm through the night to early morning.  Storm Ellen is forecast to be an exceptional weather event for this time of year … Continue reading

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Orange and Yellow Weather Warnings Issued for Storm Ellen

The Road Safety Authority (RSA), is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads over the next few days as Met Eireann has issued Orange and Yellow weather warnings for strong winds and heavy rain. Met Eireann has … Continue reading

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Bathing Prohibition in place at several Waterford swimming spots

UPDATED NOTICE – PROHIBITION NOW IN PLACE Following on from our earlier advisory, water quality is now not suitable for swimming and hence there is a bathing prohibition in place until further notice, at locations below: Tramore beach Newtown Cove … Continue reading

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