Category Archives: Arts / Culture

Families are invited to enjoy a new free ‘Treasures Trail’ in Waterford

A brand new free family fun trail has been announced by Waterford Treasures – the ‘Treasures Trail’ enables children and families to discover the depths of historical treasures in Ireland’s oldest city by following a series of clues that they … Continue reading

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Cappoquin Town Centre Regeneration Strategy 2021

Cappoquin Town Centre Regeneration Strategy 2021

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Grants up to €50k available for concerts and events companies

An €11.5 million Events Sector Covid Support Scheme (ESCSS) has been launched targeted at SMEs that have been affected significantly by the COVID-19 public health restrictions. A grant of up to €50,000 is available to successful applicants as a contribution … Continue reading

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Directory of Services for Older People in Waterford City & County launches

Waterford Age Friendly Alliance is delighted to launch a new Directory of Services for Older People in the City and County. This completes one of the final objectives outlined in its initial five-year plan to ensure that Waterford delivers on … Continue reading

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Giant open air Spraoi artwork planned for Waterford later this summer

Following a national competition Spraoi and Waterford City and County Council have successfully attracted €59,022 of In The Open – Faoin Spéir funding to Waterford from The Arts Council. The funding will be utilised to create a large scale temporary … Continue reading

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NEW ONLINE MAP FOR THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE IN WATERFORD

The 11th July 1921 is the day that the truce was called at noon on the War of Independence and negotiations began to bring an end to the war. To mark the end of this chapter in the Decade of … Continue reading

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Waterford Poetry Prize 2021

The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council is pleased to announce that entries are now being accepted for the Waterford Poetry Prize 2021. The Waterford Poetry Prize is open to all writers currently living on the island of Ireland. … Continue reading

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Drama bursaries awarded by Waterford City & County Council

The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council is pleased to announce the recipients of bursary support to attend the Residential Summer School held by the Drama League of Ireland in the University of Limerick. They are Emma Walsh, Brideview … Continue reading

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Waterford Joins International Celebrations for Canada Day

Waterford City is going red to celebrate Canada Day and its unique historical connection with Newfoundland.  Between 1790 and 1830, 35,000 Irish people entered the colony, with Waterford the primary port of embarkation. Three centuries of shared history with St. … Continue reading

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