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Public invited to have their say on the new National Cycle Network for Ireland

Today May 4th, Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) has launched a public consultation for the proposed new National Cycle Network. Anyone interested is invited to view the proposals at  and feedback through this link before June 7th. From Department of Transport … Continue reading

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Official opening of the Bird hide in Tramore – It’s for the birds!

Waterford’s newest bird hide was officially opened by the Mayor of Waterford City and County, Cllr Joe Kelly. Located at Tramore Nature Park overlooking Tramore back strand, the project was funded by Waterford City and County Council, under the Outdoor … Continue reading

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Six Heritage projects receive funding under Community Monuments Fund

Earlier this week the Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan, announced the award of grants for a wide range of archaeological heritage projects under the department’s 2022 Community Monuments Fund. Building on the impact of last … Continue reading

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Irish Water to deliver 12 wastewater treatment plant upgrades under the National Recovery and Resilience Plan

Irish Water has today announced plans to upgrade twelve wastewater treatment plants that will benefit rural communities and protect local rivers. This project will be funded by the European Union under Ireland’s National Recovery and Resilience Plan. Once complete, the … Continue reading

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Boil Water Notice now lifted for Ballyogarty Water Supply scheme

Following consultation with the HSE and receipt of satisfactory monitoring results, the Boil Water Notice that was in place for the Ballyogarty Water Supply Scheme has been lifted with immediate effect and water is safe to drink    

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Applications for Beach Lifeguards 2022

Applications for Beach Lifeguards for Bathing Season 2022 are now open and will be submitted online. The link to apply online, along with candidate Information Booklet & associated documents, can be found on our website at Closing date for … Continue reading

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Love is all around…Waterford!

Love is in the air and Waterford City and County Council’s Art Office is bringing a touch of romance to the streets of Waterford. A love-filled Valentine’s programme of events has been compiled by Arts Officer, Conor Nolan and it’s … Continue reading

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Be Part of the St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Waterford

March 17th sees the return of the highly anticipated St. Patrick’s Day Parade to Waterford and for the first time, a three day festival from March 17th to March 19th. Waterford City and County Council and EveryEvent are inviting applications … Continue reading

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RTÉ Prime Time Report about vacant or derelict properties in Waterford

Waterford City and County Council feature on RTÉ ‘Prime Time’ 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 County … Continue reading

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