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

Irish public pledges to read for 500,000 minutes on Ireland Reads Day – Thursday 25th February

Thousands of people have pledged to ‘squeeze in a read’ for Ireland Reads Day, February 25th. So far, almost 500,000 minutes of reading have been pledged for the national reading day, organised by libraries nationwide as part of the Keep … Continue reading

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FREE Sustainable Gardening Course

We are offering a FREE Sustainable Gardening Course online to all Tidy Towns members and community groups in Waterford.  This course is run by Horticulturist Aoife Munn.  It is a 5-week course @10am on Fridays 19th March – 16th April. Topics covered … Continue reading

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Creative writing for health and well-being

The Arts Office, Waterford City and County Council in association with the Molly Keane Writers Retreat, Ardmore and the Keep Well Campaign presents … A SENSUAL LIFE With Lani O’Hanlon, writer, poet and movement therapist. Creative writing for health and … Continue reading

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Minister Naughton Announces Further Extension to Driving Licences

Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton TD has announced today 24th February 2021, details of a further extension to the expiry dates of driving licences. The move comes as the EU and national Governments take steps in response to the disruption caused by … Continue reading

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Waterford Winner of Eavan Boland Mentoring Award

The current Waterford Poetry Prize winner, Molly Twomey from Lismore, Co. Waterford has been announced as the poet selected to be mentored by Dorianne Laux as the Eavan Boland Award winner, established by Jacar Press to honour one of Ireland’s … Continue reading

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Bain triail aisti – Seachtain na Gaeilge sna Déise with Waterford City & County Council

Seachtain na Gaeilge is being celebrated in Waterford again this year, with events and activities taking place online due to the pandemic. The Irish Office of Waterford City & County Council is collaborating with a number of different groups to … Continue reading

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Bain triail aisti – Seachtain na Gaeilge sna Déise le Comhairle Cathrach agus Contae Phort Láirge

Tá Seachtain na Gaeilge á ceiliúradh i bPort Láirge arís i mbliana le go leor imeachtaí á n-eagrú ar líne, de bharr na paindéime. Tá Oifigeach Gaeilge Phort Láirge ag obair i gcomhar le grúpaí éagsúla chun réimse leathan imeachtaí … Continue reading

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Local Anti-Litter & Anti-Graffiti Awareness Grant 2021

Are you part of a group that wants to help to put a stop to dog fouling in your community? Have you noticed litter along the roadsides and want to prevent it? Waterford City and County Council invites submissions from … Continue reading

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National Broadband Ireland (NBI) surveying in Waterford

Surveying and design works for the National Broadband Plan (NBP) rollout continues in Waterford from the 15th of February. National Broadband Ireland (NBI) are the company undertaking the fibre network roll-out to enable high speed internet connectivity for 544,000 premises … Continue reading

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