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Minister O’Brien approves 211 new housing posts for Local Authorities, 8 in Waterford

 Additional staffing resources for housing-related projects  The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD has approved more than 200 new posts for local authority housing delivery teams across the country which will assist Councils in delivering their … Continue reading

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Works commence on world-class visitor experience at Mount Congreve

In 2019, Waterford City and County Council and Fáilte Ireland, as joint funding partners, were awarded grant funding of €3,726,000 for the development of Mount Congreve House and Gardens, under the Rural Regeneration & Development Fund (RRDF) and Project Ireland 2040. … Continue reading

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Funding Boost For Waterford’s Outdoors Amenities

Waterford City and County Council was successful in securing €562,140 in funding under the 2021 Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme (ORIS), Measure 2 and 3 which was recently announced by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys T.D. The … Continue reading

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Mayor remembers those who have lost their lives due to COVID-19

On Friday, November 26th, the Mayor of Waterford City and County Council, Cllr Joe Kelly planted a tree in the People’s Park, paying tribute to those who have lost their lives to COVID-19. Cllr Kelly said, “It is my great … Continue reading

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‘Feeding your 4 – 9 year old’ with Paediatric Dietitian Cathy Monaghan

Learn how to make mealtimes a more positive family time for your 4-9 year old in this free Zoom webinar with Paediatric Dietitian, Cathy Monaghan on Tuesday 30th November at 11 am. Places are strictly limited. To register for free, … Continue reading

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Waterford Parks successful at Green Frag Awards 2021

The 2021 Green Flag Awards were announced today, Wednesday, November 17th, by An Taisce Environmental Education, acknowledging Ireland’s best public parks and gardens. Not alone has Waterford been successful in retaining its two Green Flags for the Waterford Greenway and … Continue reading

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Irish Silver Museum receives substantial silver donation

  The team at Waterford Treasures, Five Museums in Waterford’s Viking Triangle, has been informed by Senator John Cummins, that the Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe TD has approved two further donations to the Irish Silver Museum in Waterford. One … Continue reading

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Keep Well this Winter: Nutrition tips with Aoife Hearne

Join registered dietitian, broadcaster and author, Aoife Hearne to hear her expert nutrition tips on how to keep well this winter for you and all your family in this free Zoom webinar on Tuesday 9th November at 7 pm. To … Continue reading

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Road Safety Authority and Macra Na Feirme launch partnership to improve road safety behaviour in rural communities

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and Macra Na Feirme, the voluntary organisation representing young people from rural Ireland, have announced a partnership aimed at encouraging better road safety behaviour among young people from rural communities nationwide. The partnership will focus … Continue reading

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