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

Let Dandelions Bee!

Let Dandelions Bee! A campaign to let dandelions bloom for a short few weeks to help feed bees this Spring. They are our wild bees’ most favourite food. Help halt the bee decline by simply leaving dandelions to grow in … Continue reading

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Digitising our Local Heritage: Europeana in focus

Europe Direct Waterford and Waterford Libraries in partnership with Waterford Archives, the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) and Europeana are delighted to organise a free webinar Digitising our Local Heritage: Europeana in focus on Tuesday 20 April from 10am – 11am. Europeana works with thousands of … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Ireland’s Railway Routes: Iarnród Enda with former Taoiseach Enda Kenny

Rediscovering Ireland’s Railway Routes: Iarnród Enda with former Taoiseach Enda Kenny Waterford features heavily in the first episode – RTÉ One Monday 5th April at 8.30pm Programme One: ​Waterford to Dungarvan – The Waterford Greenway in the ‘Sunny South East’ … Continue reading

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Common South East Priorities set out in first ever ‘First Citizens Accord’

The first-of-its-kind South East First Citizens Accord has created a Forum of the First Citizens from Carlow, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Waterford and Wexford who are coming together with the key goal of addressing the structural challenges faced by the South East. The region … Continue reading

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Waterford Council to open applications for Fáilte Ireland’s new ‘Outdoor dining enhancement scheme’

Waterford City & County Council to open applications for Fáilte Ireland’s new ‘Outdoor dining enhancement scheme’ on April 12th. In accordance with the new Fáilte Ireland’s ‘Outdoor dining enhancement scheme’ for tourism and hospitality businesses launched this afternoon Waterford City … Continue reading

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Lismore Castle Arts Stable Studio Awards 2021

Lismore Castle Arts welcomes applications from artists for our Stable Studio. The studio is available for free with mentoring and support from Lismore Castle Arts. Each award will also include a stipend of €400. The studios are available for 1 … Continue reading

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Community Monuments Scheme 2021

The Community Monuments Scheme is now open for applications. The scheme is available for monuments in private ownership or community groups who want to commission a conservation plan, carry out conservation works or install heritage interpretation at archaeological sites and monuments. Applications must … Continue reading

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To Let – Opportunity for combined retail and residential on Main Street, Tramore, Co. Waterford

To Let- Opportunity for combined retail and residential on Main Street, Tramore, Co. Waterford Waterford City & County Council invite submissions of Expressions of Interest for a commercial partner to work jointly on the development of an exemplar ‘living above … Continue reading

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Pledge your Garden for Pollinators

So many homeowners are beginning to see their gardens in a new light. They want to make their gardens more wildlife-friendly and contribute small patches of pollinator-friendly habitats to our landscape. This new guide explains how anyone can make any … Continue reading

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