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

Recruitment: Craft Gardener

We are currently recruiting for a Craft Gardener. The Craft Gardener, Parks & Open Spaces, is a member of a team responsible for maintaining the parks and open spaces in Waterford City & County under the control of Waterford City … Continue reading

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Water Customers in Ballylaneen, Kill and Bonmahon areas to conserve water

Irish Water and Waterford City and County Council ask Customers in the Ballylaneen, Kill and Bonmahon areas to conserve water 29 May 2020: Irish Water and Waterford City and County Council are asking customers in the Kill, Ballylaneen, Bunmahon, Ballyvadden, … Continue reading

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Online Book of Condolences open to honor the late Brendan Bowyer RIP

Online Book of Condolences opens for Brendan Bowyer, Freeman of Waterford City The Mayor of the City and County of Waterford, Cllr. John Pratt expresses his sincere condolences to the family of the late Brendan Bowyer RIP, who passed away … Continue reading

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Provision of Lifeguard services

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the recruitment of beach lifeguards was delayed this year. The beach lifeguard service will not be operational on Waterford’s Blue Flag beaches this June Bank Holiday weekend. Swimmers should follow the advice of Water Safety Ireland … Continue reading

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Water Safety Ireland: Know How To Stay Safe This Weekend

Warm weather increases drowning risks As the risk of drowning increases around warm weather bank holiday weekends, Water Safety Ireland is appealing to the public to adhere to the following guidance during this phase of Government’s Roadmap for Reopening Society. … Continue reading

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Customers in the Ballylaneen, Kill and Bonmahon areas asked to conserve water

Irish Water and Waterford City and County Council are asking customers in the Kill, Ballylaneen, Bunmahon, Ballyvadden, Kildwan, Ballinasissla, Annestown and Kilmurrin areas to be mindful of how they use water at this time. A technical issue occurred at the … Continue reading

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Minister Humphreys announces details of €250m Restart Grant

Minister Humphreys has announced today, Friday 22nd May 2020, that Local Authorities are now taking applications for €250m Restart Grant. Minimum grant of €2,000 and maximum grant of €10,000. Businesses reopening under Phase 1 and Phase 2, and those who … Continue reading

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Waterford launches Shop Waterford Support Local campaign

As retailers and business owners across Waterford City and County begin to prepare for the reopening of the City and Town Centres a new Shop Waterford Support Local campaign is being launched. The campaign, supported by business owners from Waterford … Continue reading

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Life on the roads after Covid-19

As Ireland is set to enter the first phase of the Government’s five-step lockdown exit plan a phased return of outdoor workers (for example: construction workers, gardeners, including people working on allotments) will be allowed. As restrictions ease, how will … Continue reading

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