Author Archives: Conan Power

About Conan Power

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

Minister Noonan announces €2.7 million funding for local biodiversity projects

188 community projects across all 31 local authorities have received funding through the Local Biodiversity Action Fund (LBAF)  LBAF projects include restoration, invasive species management, surveys, education and awareness projects All projects support the implementation of the National Biodiversity Action … Continue reading

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Ten flags flown at Waterford’s Blue and Green Coast beaches

Waterford’s coastline was recently recognised by An Taisce as three beaches were awarded the prestigious Blue Flag and seven the Green Coast Award Flags. The Blue Flag is one of the world’s most recognised awards for beaches. The programme promotes environmental education, … Continue reading

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Arts Office congratulates Waterford poet on Markievicz Award

The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council, congratulate Áine Uí Fhoghlú, An Rinn, Co. Waterford on being a recipient of the Markievicz Award 2023. Maith thú, Áine. Full PR :

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Attention all Council Tenants – Notice of Rent Review 2023

A Rent Review is currently being carried out for all Social Housing Tenants. In order to ensure that we have the household correct and up to date details, tenants are requested complete the Rent Review Form regarding their household makeup … Continue reading

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Information Day & free Kitchen Caddy distribution

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Warm air does not mean warm water – Advice to reduce your drowning risk

Water Safety Ireland is cautioning people not to underestimate the dangers of swimming in cold water. The caution comes as air temperatures rise however water temperatures are still cold. Swimming in cold water can result in the rapid cooling of … Continue reading

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Reminder: Blas International Summer School 2023 Bursary

The Arts Office, Waterford City & Co. Council is offering Waterford practitioners a bursary to attend the Blas – Traditional Music Summer School in the University of Limerick. Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 8th June 2023. The … Continue reading

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Extensive Community Engagement Underway for Proposed Dungarvan to Mallow Greenway

Senior members of the proposed Dungarvan to Mallow Greenway project team provide update on local community engagement activities The Dungarvan to Mallow Greenway, as proposed, is a 74-kilometre long walking and cycling path that would connect Dungarvan, County Waterford to … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Appeal to Motorists to ‘Pass Wide and Slow’

Joint June Bank Holiday Appeal to Motorists to ‘Pass Wide and Slow’ When Meeting Horse Riders and other Vulnerable Road Users The Road Safety Authority (RSA), and An Garda Síochána (AGS) have teamed up with Horse Sport Ireland (HSI) and … Continue reading

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