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

New Suir River walk opens to public

With construction complete on the enhanced Suir River Walk, the newly extended pathway from Maypark Village to Cove Lane was opened to the public this week. Improvements to the 3km of woodland trail included the widening of paths, realigning of … Continue reading

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ACT Waterford call for creatives

ACT Waterford seeks creatives for a project which brings together five different communities in Waterford City and County to engage with themes of climate change: transport, domestic energy, rural environment, green spaces and consumption aligning with WCCC’s aim to make Waterford … Continue reading

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Tramore to light up with Christmas Festival trail

Festive lights trail, a Christmas Garden, Christmas Crafts and a surfing penguin will feature in this year’s offering Tramore will sparkle this Christmas season as the ‘Christmas in Tramore’ festive trail gets underway from Thursday, December 2nd. According to Lynda … Continue reading

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Europe Direct Waterford announces the Regional Winners of the 2021 National Soapbox Final

Contestants battled it out in the annual Europe Direct Waterford Soapbox regional heat, each speaking for three minutes on this years’ timely topic  “Lies, damned lies and statistics – establishing the truth is impossible in today’s world of misinformation, disinformation and … Continue reading

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Winners of LEO ‘Scholarship Desk Programme’ begin their journey at Boxworks

Four entrepreneurs recently took up their desk space at Boxworks Co. Work. Space. as part of a Local Enterprise Office Waterford scholarship programme. The LEO Desk programme was created to facilitate those with a business idea or in start-up phase.  … Continue reading

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RSA and An Garda Síochána highlight life-changing impact of drink driving at Christmas and New Year

83 fatalities and 709 serious injuries* in Christmas / New Year period over last five years Morning after highlighted as one in four drivers admit to driving over the limit the morning afterϮ Drivers reminded that all drink driving offences … Continue reading

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Enumerators required for Census 2022

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Uimhir theagmhála nua

De bharr athruithe atá tugtha isteach ag COMREG, tá príomh-uimhir theagmhála Chomhairle Cathrach agus Contae Phort Láirge athraithe anois go dtí 0818 10 20 20. Is féidir leat teagmháil a dhéanamh lenár deasc um seirbhísí custaiméirí idir 9r.n. agus 5i.n. … Continue reading

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Our Customer Service number is changing

Due to changes being introduced by COMREG, Waterford City and County Council’s main contact number has now changed to 0818 10 20 20. You can now contact our customer services desk between 9am and 5pm, and our out of hours … Continue reading

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