Monthly Archives: January 2022

The Age & Opportunity Active National Grant Scheme 2022 is now open for applications

The Active National Grant Scheme aims to assist in the implementation of locally-developed, well-planned initiatives designed to increase participation in recreational sport and physical activity by older people. The 2022 scheme is also accepting applications from nursing homes and day … Continue reading

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Céad Chaint eile i Sraith Chainteanna de chuid Daonscoil na Mumhan

Beidh an ceathrú caint i sraith chainteanna arlíne atá á n-eagrú ag Daonscoil na Mumhan don gheimhreadh ar siúl tráthnóna Dé Máirt seo chugainn, 1 Feabhra óna 7-8.00i.n. S’í Sorcha Ní Chéilleachair, Ceannasaí Thuismitheoirí na Gaeltachta a bheidh mar aoichainteoir. Is as Maoil a’ … Continue reading

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Celebrate World Wetlands Day on Saturday February 5th at Tramore

February 2nd is World Wetlands Day, marking the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands signed in Ramsar, Iran in 1971. Waterford is very fortunate to have  a wide range of accessible wetlands  including two Ramsar  sites-Dungarvan Harbour … Continue reading

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RSA and local authorities remind landowners to cut hedgerows before March 1

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the County and City Management Association (CCMA) are calling on all landowners to cut their hedgerows before March 1 to ensure they are not causing a potential serious road safety hazard. Overgrown hedgerows and roadside … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations set to return to Waterford

Following a two year hiatus Waterford City and County Council is delighted to announce that March 2022 will see the return of the much loved and dearly missed St. Patrick’s Day Parade. While official celebrations were postponed due to Covid-19 … Continue reading

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RTÉ Prime Time Report about vacant or derelict properties in Waterford

Waterford City and County Council featured on RTÉ’s ‘Prime Time’ programme last night. Cited as a council that has bucked the trend and eradicated a significant amount of dereliction in its centre, Paul Johnston, Senior Engineer with Waterford City and … Continue reading

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West Waterford Festival of Food to return in June

The 13th annual West Waterford Festival of Food is to take place from 10-12 June 2022. Typically an April event, the new date for 2022 is to allow time following the upheaval over the past two years for West Waterford’s producers, chefs, suppliers, growers and brewers to prepare … Continue reading

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Waterford Treasures ends year on a high

With so many highlights to choose from, 2021 ended on a high for Waterford Treasures. With over €1.2 million donated by extremely generous private benefactors, the Viking Triangle was transformed into a leading visitor destination with the addition of two … Continue reading

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ALERT: Kerosene odours – Are you affected ?

Waterford City and County Council have had several complaints in recent days  that kerosene odours are present in some houses and gardens in the following areas of Waterford City – the Glen, Ballybricken, Wellington Street, Francis Street. These kerosene odours … Continue reading

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