Monthly Archives: January 2021

Sad passing of Des Manahan, Waterford RIP

Waterford City & County Council are saddened to hear of the passing of Mr Des Manahan, Waterford and wish to extend sympathies on behalf of the Mayor, Chief Executive and staff of the Council to his wife Mona and all … Continue reading

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Minister Harris launches one-stop shop for people seeking to upskill

Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris TD has launched a new online portal for people seeking to upskill or retrain. The online portal – http://www.gov.ie/therightcourse – is a one stop shop for businesses, employees or unemployed persons and … Continue reading

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Economic Incentive Scheme for Vacant Properties in Urban Areas 2021-2022

Waterford City & County Council is offering incentives over a three year period to attract new retail and other businesses within the core retail area of the City Centre, towns and village centre of Waterford in order to bring vibrancy … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2021 cancelled

Waterford City and County Council wishes to confirm the St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2021 will not go ahead in the usual format due to COVID-19 restrictions. A decision on a re-imagined format will be made over the coming week in … Continue reading

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Join the Green Dog Walker Scheme

** NOTE – Due to the unprecedented number of sign-ups, we have had to temporarily suspend this pledge – thank you for participating ** Green Dog Walker Scheme Pro-actively encourage and support responsible dog ownership The Green Dog Walker scheme is … Continue reading

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Waterford receives €110k funding under Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme 2020

Six projects in Co. Waterford received almost €110,000 in funding under the scheme with four successful applications submitted by Waterford City and County Council and two by Waterford Leader Partnership. Mayor of Waterford City and County Council, Cllr. Damien Geoghegan … Continue reading

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Update from Housing Supply, Maintenance and Improvement Section

Following the close of construction activity with effect from 6pm Friday 8th January as part of the national effort to halt the spread of COVID-19, a limited number of social housing projects, including voids, were designated as essential sites. In Waterford … Continue reading

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Rural Traffic Calming Scheme, N25 at Carroll’s Cross

CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED CONSULTATION END DATE: 3rd February, 2021 Waterford City and County Council proposes to undertake the construction of a rural traffic calming Safety Scheme/Pavement Scheme along the N25 national primary road at the junction known as … Continue reading

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Minister Humphreys announces over €15.4 million in funding for 147 rural towns and villages

Funding aimed at helping communities respond to COVID-19 Focus on developing outdoor amenities and enhancing public spaces Emphasis on supporting Remote Working in rural communities Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced over €15.4 million under … Continue reading

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