Monthly Archives: September 2021

Sunflowers and smiles help neighbours stay connected

Leamybrien was awash with colour as the St. Anne’s Court Residents Association received prizes from Cllr. Liam Brazil for their sunflower growing efforts, as part of the ‘Staying Connected’ campaign. The initiative, rolled out by Waterford City and County Council, … Continue reading

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October is Ireland’s National Reuse Month

Reuse is about valuing our stuff, by using and reusing it for as long and as often as possible. This avoids the need to extract raw materials, manufacture and distribute new stuff, and avoids waste thereby cutting down on greenhouse … Continue reading

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Twenty-one additional wastewater treatment plants have been selected for upgrade as part of the Small Towns and Villages Growth Programme

This follows the announcement of 15 projects earlier in the summer and forms part of Irish Water’s commitment to supporting growth and development in local towns and villages throughout the country, while protecting the environment and safeguarding water supplies. Working in partnership … Continue reading

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Minister Heather Humphreys TD officially opens St. Declan’s Way

The official opening of St. Declan’s Way took place yesterday and is the culmination of almost a decade of work to revive this ancient pilgrim path. Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys TD officially launched the 115km walking … Continue reading

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Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys announces funding for 31 walking trails to boost outdoor recreation and rural tourism

31 new trails added in 13 counties under Government’s ‘Walks Scheme’ Rural Recreation Officers to be appointed to enhance our outdoor amenities Department to work with over 2,400 farmers and landowners to promote rural tourism Minister for Rural and Community … Continue reading

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Waterford City extends welcome to Norwegian Ambassador

On Tuesday, September 28th, the Mayor of Waterford City and County formally welcomed Her Excellency Ambassador Mari Skare, the Norwegian Ambassador to Ireland. During her visit Ambassador Skare, visited the city’s newest museums, the Irish Silver Museum and the Irish … Continue reading

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Eureka for homes and businesses on Gold Coast Road in Dungarvan as Irish Water works to replace problematic water mains soon to commence

As the autumn leaves begin to fall, so too comes a season of change to homes and businesses on the Gold Coast Road in Dungarvan as their wait for a safer, more reliable water supply concludes.  Irish Water and Waterford … Continue reading

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Waterford named Best Place to Live in Ireland

In June The Irish Times launched its search for the Best Place to Live in Ireland and was today revealed that Waterford has been chosen as the overall winner. Members of the public were invited to nominate their favourite place … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Boil Water Notice issued for Lismore Deerpark Public Water Supply with immediate effect to protect the health of customers

UPDATE Friday 24 September, 2021: The Boil Water Notice, imposed on Friday 17 September for the Lismore Deerpark Water Supply remains in place, with testing and remedial works ongoing. Irish Water and Waterford City and County Council, in consultation with … Continue reading

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