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

St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2021 cancelled

Waterford City and County Council wishes to confirm the St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2021 will not go ahead in the usual format due to COVID-19 restrictions. A decision on a re-imagined format will be made over the coming week in … Continue reading

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Join the Green Dog Walker Scheme

Green Dog Walker Scheme Pro-actively encourage and support responsible dog ownership The Green Dog Walker scheme is a positive and pro-active way to encourage and support responsible dog ownership in Waterford.  It aims to increase awareness of the problem of dog … Continue reading

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Waterford receives €110k funding under Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme 2020

Six projects in Co. Waterford received almost €110,000 in funding under the scheme with four successful applications submitted by Waterford City and County Council and two by Waterford Leader Partnership. Mayor of Waterford City and County Council, Cllr. Damien Geoghegan … Continue reading

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Update from Housing Supply, Maintenance and Improvement Section

Following the close of construction activity with effect from 6pm Friday 8th January as part of the national effort to halt the spread of COVID-19, a limited number of social housing projects, including voids, were designated as essential sites. In Waterford … Continue reading

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Rural Traffic Calming Scheme, N25 at Carroll’s Cross

CONSULTATION TYPE: SUBMISSIONS / OBSERVATIONS ACCEPTED CONSULTATION END DATE: 3rd February, 2021 Waterford City and County Council proposes to undertake the construction of a rural traffic calming Safety Scheme/Pavement Scheme along the N25 national primary road at the junction known as … Continue reading

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Minister Humphreys announces over €15.4 million in funding for 147 rural towns and villages

Funding aimed at helping communities respond to COVID-19 Focus on developing outdoor amenities and enhancing public spaces Emphasis on supporting Remote Working in rural communities Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced over €15.4 million under … Continue reading

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Recycling of natural Christmas trees

Natural Christmas Trees will be accepted for recycling free of charge at Kilbarry, Waterford, Civic Amenity Site and at Ballinamuck, Dungarvan, Civic Amenity Site until 9th January 2021.

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Waterford City & County Council extends a vote of sympathy on the passing of former Mayor and Councillor, Pat Hayes

Waterford City and County Council held a Special Meeting at 12pm today (Tuesday 29th December 2020) to extend sympathies to the family of the late Pat Hayes, former Mayor and Elected Waterford City Council representative. Deepest sympathies are extended to Pat’s … Continue reading

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Recycling of natural Christmas trees

Natural Christmas Trees will be accepted for recycling free of charge at Kilbarry, Waterford, Civic Amenity Site and at Ballinamuck, Dungarvan, Civic Amenity Site until 9th January 2021.

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