Author Archives: waterfordcouncilnews

About waterfordcouncilnews

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

Dungarvan Town Centre reopens with renewed sense of Summer Vibrancy

Dungarvan Town Centre is enjoying a welcome return to business with the installation of over 60 planters by Waterford Council’s Presentation Team. The Council initiative is a welcome and positive addition to the town centre. The planters have been designed … Continue reading

Posted in Community Alerts, COVID-19, Economic Development | Leave a comment

Waterford signs up to Covenant of Mayors

As one of his final acts as Mayor of Waterford City & County Council, Cllr. John Pratt signed the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy on behalf of the Council. In doing so Mayor Pratt committed the Council to … Continue reading

Posted in Council News, Environmental Campaigns | Leave a comment

Cappoquin receives €1.2 million in Rural Development funding

Cappoquin was one of the 24 communities around the country which were successful in the current round of Rural Regeneration and Development funding announced by Minister Michael Ring today. Receiving the second largest grant of €1.2 million for a total … Continue reading

Posted in Community Alerts, Scheme / Grant | Leave a comment

Abbeyside Coastal Walk Opens

Mayor of Waterford City and County, Cllr. John Pratt was delighted to be on hand to officially open a new extension or ‘walking spur’ off the Waterford Greenway at Abbeyside earlier this week. The project consists of the upgrade of … Continue reading

Posted in Community Alerts, Waterford Greenway | Leave a comment

Irish Water warns recent rainfall not sufficient as more schemes develop drought

June 23, 2020 –  Despite recent rainfall, Irish Water says that the number of schemes in drought around the country has increased from 35 to 37 and the ones in potential drought has grown from 52 to 59 since the start … Continue reading

Posted in Departmental Press Release, Water Outage | Leave a comment

COVID Care concert series

Blackwater Valley Opera Festival and the Mobile Music Machine present ‘COVID CARE CONCERTS’ SERIES 2020 for residential care homes across County Waterford. COVID CARE CONCERTS is part funded by the Ireland Funds and is a new project that has been devised … Continue reading

Posted in Arts / Culture, COVID-19 | Leave a comment

Key Supports for Reopening your Small Business

Direct, non-repayable, financial supports to help your business, via https://dbei.gov.ie

Posted in COVID-19, Departmental Press Release, Economic Development | Leave a comment

Emergency Road Closure – REMINDER: N72 Affane/Sunlawn towards Sheskin

Notice is hereby given that Waterford City and County Council, in exercise of its powers pursuant to Section 75 Roads Act 1993, will close the following public road on Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th June 2020 to facilitate laying of … Continue reading

Posted in Community Alerts, Road Works / Closures | Leave a comment

Decade of Centenaries Community Grant / Deontas Pobail do Dheich mBliana na gCuimhneachán

The War of Independence in Waterford – What happened in your local area? The Commemorations Committee of Waterford City and County Council invite Community Groups to apply for a community grant towards projects to commemorate the Decade of Centenaries in … Continue reading

Posted in Arts / Culture, As Gaeilge, Scheme / Grant | Leave a comment