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Libraries as Places of Sanctuary

Library Ireland Week takes place from Sunday, December 4th to Saturday, December 10th, 2022.  The theme of this year’s week is “Libraries as Places of Sanctuary”. The week, which is organised by the Library Association of Ireland, raises the profile … Continue reading

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Waterford City and County Council recognised at Chambers Ireland Awards

Waterford City and County Council’s ‘Learn to Cycle Track’ in Dungarvan was announced as winner of the Health and Wellbeing category at the recent Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards. The Health and Wellbeing category recognises best in class efforts … Continue reading

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Waterford City and County Council launches innovative Bring Banks sensors project 

Waterford City and County Council’s Environment Department has this week launched an innovative Bring Banks sensors project, aimed at tackling litter build up around bring banks that may be full. Sensors to monitor the levels of glass within bring banks have … Continue reading

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Free Winterval Special 10th Birthday Events for your Calendar

The Winterval Festival celebrates 10 years this year and with that special year in mind, the festival organisers have created a series of one-off special birthday events for each weekend between now and Christmas. Coming up this Sunday, December 4th is … Continue reading

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New roadside drug testing system launched at Christmas and New Year road safety appeal

New drug driving testing system (Securetec® Drugwipe 6s) more portable, quicker and tests for more drugs Gardaí launch six week Christmas road safety enforcement campaign 86 fatalities and 765* serious injuries in Christmas / New Year period over last five … Continue reading

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Mount William Residents Association among winners at PPN Awards

At a glittering ceremony in Dungarvan’s Park Hotel on Thursday, November 24th, Mount William Residents Association was announced as the winner of the PPN (Public Participation Network) Spik and Span / Best Kept Residential Area. The Waterford PPN Community and … Continue reading

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Waterford Fire Service urges public test smoke alarms during National Fire Safety Week

In the run up to the annual safety campaigns around Fire Safety Week, Waterford Fire Service is once again urging people to be vigilant of fire risks in their homes, with a special emphasis on testing your smoke alarm. Fire … Continue reading

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Road resurfacing works on Parnell Street and Manor Street from Monday, October 17th

Waterford City and County Council wishes to advise that road resurfacing works will commence on Parnell Street and Manor Street on Monday, October 17th. The works will take place from 7am to 7pm Monday to Friday until Friday, October 28th. … Continue reading

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‘Blacksmith’ Sculpture Officially Unveiled at Durrow Station

Mayor of Waterford City and County, Cllr. John O’Leary joined members of Dungarvan Men’s Shed recently to formally unveil ‘The Blacksmith’ sculpture located at Durrow Station on the award-winning Waterford Greenway. The art piece was the brainchild of Dungarvan Men’s … Continue reading

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