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A news blog with all the latest items of interest from Waterford City & County Council, Ireland.

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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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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Waterford Greenway voted Best Visitor Attraction in Irish Independent Reader Travel Awards

In what can only be described as a phenomenal start to the year for Waterford Greenway, today saw the popular Waterford trail named as winner of the ‘Ireland’s Best Visitor Attraction’ in the Irish Independent Reader Travel Awards 2022. The … 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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Local Enterprise Office Waterford clients created nearly 300 jobs in 2021

LOCAL ENTERPRISE OFFICE WATERFORD, NOW SUPPORTING 280 SMALL BUSINESSES AND 1,199 JOBS ACCORDING TO NEW FIGURES 289 new jobs created in 2021 Net employment gain of 108 in 2021 280 total small businesses employing 1,199 people supported by LEO Waterford … Continue reading

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Works complete along Gold Coast Road in Dungarvan to safeguard local water supply

Works that began in early October to replace problematic watermains along the Gold Coast Road are now complete. The works involved replacing approximately 1450 metres of water mains with new modern pipes. These works were carried out as part of … 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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