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

Brand New Christmas Circus unveiled by Gerbola at Winterval Festival

The Gerbola Big Top has been pitched up in the centre of Waterford City for the first time and in addition as an inaugural event, a brand new Christmas Circus has been created and unveiled by the legendary eight-generation family … Continue reading

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Christmas in Tramore

The Christmas parade makes a welcome return to Tramore this year, as local children are invited to join Santa and his special friends to kick start the festive season down Main Street, Tramore at 5pm on Friday, December 2nd. Along with … Continue reading

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Construction begins on new €7m Ferrybank Pump Station at former Dunlop site

Waterford City and County Council and Irish Water have commenced construction on a new pump station in Ferrybank to improve the overall wastewater infrastructure.  The project represents a further step in the continued delivery of improvements to the wastewater network … Continue reading

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Closing soon: Festivals & Events Grants Scheme 2023

Applications for Waterford City & County Council’s Festivals & Events Grants Scheme 2023 are closing for applications soon. The scheme aims to help support events across Waterford which help contribute towards making Waterford a more vibrant and sustainable place. This … Continue reading

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New appeal for Waterford properties to house Ukrainian people

Waterford City and County Council is appealing to those who have unoccupied properties to offer them as temporary homes for those fleeing war in Ukraine. The call is part of a new government initiative, led by local authorities, to make … Continue reading

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Recruitment : RETAINED FIREFIGHTERS based in Cappoquin, Dunmore East, Lismore & Tramore

We are recruiting for RETAINED FIREFIGHTERS based in Cappoquin, Dunmore East, Lismore & Tramore. CLOSING DATE : 4pm Tuesday, 6th December 2022 APPLY ONLINE & more information here.

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Waterford has two winners in An Post Book Awards

Waterford has had two big winners in this year’s An Post Book Awards. The Arts Office and Library Service of Waterford City and County Council would like to congratulate:   Martina Dalton, Tramore, who has won Poem of the Year … Continue reading

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Energy Saving Booklet for Waterford households

Waterford City and County Council’s Climate Action Team has published an Energy-Saving Booklet, developed in direct response to the ongoing global energy crisis which is adversely impacting households and businesses. Using a common-sense approach to energy saving, the booklet is … Continue reading

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Reminder: Draft Development Contribution Scheme 2023-2029

Our Draft Development Contribution Scheme is open for public consultation during the period Tuesday 18th of October to Tuesday 29th of November 2022.  See attached Public Notice with full details of the scheme. To make a submission on the scheme, see https://consult.waterfordcouncil.ie/en/consultation/draft-development-contribution-scheme-2023-2029

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