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

Waterford City & County Council Services update

The following are now closed to the public: All City and County offices, with the exception of the Waterford Integrated Homeless Service at 28 Parnell Street. All Customer Services Desks at Bailey’s New Street and Civic Offices, Dungarvan are now … Continue reading

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Waterford Dog Shelter closed until further notice

Waterford Dog Shelter is closed until further notice owing to the ongoing restrictions on movement and COVID-19. Arrangements have been put in place to ensure all animals are well cared for.

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Public Notice – Controlled burning of Agricultural Waste

Controlled burning of Agricultural Waste Waterford City & County Council have been directed by the National Directorate for Fire and Emergency Management that in light of the on-going Covid-19 National Emergency controlled burning of agricultural land by the agricultural community … Continue reading

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Waterford City & County Council announces new COVID-19 measures

In response to the Taoiseach’s announcement of Friday 27th March, Waterford City and County Council have implemented the following measures: With immediate effect from Monday 30th March 2020, all City and County Council offices are closed to members of the … Continue reading

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Waterford Council takes the lead in joining together local organisations to assist citizens during Covid-19

Dedicated community support helpline to be available from Monday At the instigation of Minister Murphy a Covid-19 Community Response Forum will be put in place for each City and County and co-ordinated by the Local Authority in each case. A … Continue reading

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TICK TOCK – Reminder – the clocks go forward tonight

TICK TOCK – REMEMBER, THE CLOCKS GO FORWARD TONIGHT AT 1AM And while we’re at it … here’s a little on Waterford’s iconic Clock Tower. The Clock Tower, originally called the Fountain Tower, is a renowned landmark in Waterford City. … Continue reading

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REMINDER: 2020 Molly Keane Creative Writing Award

Waterford City & County Council’s Arts Office is pleased to announce that it is currently accepting entries for the Molly Keane Creative Writing Award 2020, and has extended the deadline for entries until May 1st. Annually since 1998, to celebrate … Continue reading

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Social Distancing the only community response to limiting spread of COVID-19

Following a difficult week, we understand that the weekends may be a time for recreation and to get out of the house.  But now is a time we must follow national advice to cut all unnecessary journeys, to maintain social … Continue reading

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Advice for dealing with Household Waste if you test positive

Please follow the guidelines on MyWaste Ireland for handling personal or household rubbish, including how to properly maintain your bins. If you are tested COVID-19 postive, put all your personal rubbish (waste) such as gloves, masks, wipes, tissues etc. into … Continue reading

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