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

Waterford Dog Shelter – Restricted Opening Hours

Please note that Waterford City and County Council Dog Pound, Bilberry, Waterford will operate restricted opening hours between Monday, 1st and Friday, 5th July 2019, inclusive. For inquiries and access to the Pound please, telephone 0761 10 20 20 or … Continue reading

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Proposed Traffic Calming Scheme, Vulcan Street/O’Connell Street, Waterford

Waterford City and County Council proposes to undertake the construction of a traffic calming scheme at the junction of (L5505) Vulcan Street/ (1502) O Connell Street in Waterford City. The proposed works include modification of the existing traffic lanes, construction … Continue reading

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Kilbarry Civic Amenity Site – Temporary Closure, 26th June 2019

Kilbarry Civic Amenity Site, Waterford will be closed on Wednesday 26th June due to planned electricity supply interruption.

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Retail Strategy Review for Waterford City and County

Waterford City and County Council has appointed John Spain Associates to review the current city and county retail strategies and prepare a new unitary Waterford City and County Retail Strategy for its functional area. Written submissions regarding the preparation of … Continue reading

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Waterford Bike Week events – 22nd-30th June 2019

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€2.65m announced to bring Waterford Greenway into heart of Ireland’s Oldest City

The Mayor of Waterford today welcomed the announcement of €2.65 million investment for Waterford Greenway. The funding announced by the Minister of State Shane Ross at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport will bring the stunning Waterford Greenway into … Continue reading

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Official Opening of Comeragh’s Wild Festival 2019 – Play: My Aunt Bee

Gaelach Gorm Theatre in Kill Community Centre is the perfect setting to launch this year’s Comeragh’s Wild Festival on Thursday, July 11th at 8pm. See more and book via

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Community Clean Up Grant available

Waterford City & County Council invites submissions from community groups or other community development organisations based in County Waterford, who are interested in receiving funding for a once off Community Clean Up Grant  of €500. A grant of €500 will … Continue reading

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Public Participation: Identification of Bathing Waters

Local authorities must identify official bathing areas in their area every year so that they can be monitored for safety, water quality and their level of use.  To help with this process, Waterford City and County Council is asking people … Continue reading

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