Monthly Archives: December 2021

Waterford City & County Council Civic Amenity Sites : Opening Hours Christmas 2021 & New Year 2022

Waterford City & County Council Civic Amenity sites at Kilbarry and Ballinamuck will operate reduced opening hours over the Festive Season. Monday, December 20th to Thursday, December 23rd: Kilbarry, Waterford: Open from 11am to 4pm. Ballinamuck, Dungarvan: Open from 8.30am … Continue reading

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New Ten-Year Government Road Safety Strategy Launched – first step to ‘Vision Zero’

Ambitious targets include 50% reduction in road deaths and serious injuries by 2030 ·        Three phases of action plans over lifetime of strategy to reduce deaths and serious injuries ·        Projected €3.8bn investment in road safety during first phase action plan to … Continue reading

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GRANTS AVAILABLE – Good news for Built Heritage in Waterford

Malcolm Noonan TD, Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform at the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage has announced 2 funding schemes for Protected Structures and historic buildings – the Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS) 2022 and … Continue reading

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Minister Humphries announces €1 million in Capital Funding for Social Enterprises

From Department of Rural and Community Development Published on 6 December 2021 Last updated on 6 December 2021 Funding to support 247 Social Enterprises nationwide Small grants for repairs and renovations, new equipment and safety upgrades Initiative delivers on key commitments in ‘Our … Continue reading

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Waterford Winter Firedance – Solstice 2021

The Waterford Winter Firedance is six specially curated concerts and exhibitions spread across the County, culminating with a spectacular Sky Firedance fireworks display on December 21st 2021. Funded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Media & Sport and produced by the … Continue reading

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VIPSanta Experience goes Green!

  VIPSanta is Waterford Winterval’s Santa’s Grotto experience for 2021, and this year’s theme is a ‘Green Christmas’. Brian Gormally, founder of Sherpa Events and VIPSanta, is an advocate of sustainability and that ethos is apparent at this year’s Santa … Continue reading

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Local Enterprise Office launches Waterford’s first Student Enterprise Website

Dozens of local student businesses are now being promoted on the new website For the first time ever there is a one stop shop for access to all student businesses in Waterford for the 2021/22 Student Enterprise Programme. Photo by … Continue reading

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We’re recruiting for Retained Firefighters

We’re recruiting for Retained Firefighters based in Dunmore East & Portlaw. Persons must reside and, if employed, work within 3 kms distance or 5 mins travelling of the Fire Station which will allow him/her to respond within the turnout time … Continue reading

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Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys announces €2.6 million for the development of the first ever Town Centre First Plans

Funding to support 26 towns in mapping out their future development ·       Focus on tackling dereliction, vacant properties and making town centres more attractive places to live, work, socialise and run a business ·       Initiative to help re-imagine and revitalise rural communities … Continue reading

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