Category Archives: Arts / Culture

Culture Night 2020

Lots of exciting things happening in Waterford for Culture Night 2020. This year Waterford will push upon all boundaries and embrace all the changes Culture Night 2020 has to offer. We’re highlighting events such as the city wide yarn bombing, … Continue reading

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Double success for Waterford in International Green Flag Awards for Parks

Waterford City and County Council has attained Green Flag Award status for two outstanding amenities in Waterford City and County. The Kilbarry Nature Park and the Waterford Greenway are the worthy and fitting winners of the An Taisce Green Flag … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Community Heritage Grant Scheme now OPEN for applications

The Heritage Council invites applications for the Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2020. Communities and heritage non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are encouraged to apply for funding to support capital projects that improve access and inclusion to heritage sites; that apply good heritage … Continue reading

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Community Heritage Grant Scheme now OPEN for applications

The Heritage Council invites applications for the Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2020. Communities and heritage non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are encouraged to apply for funding to support capital projects that improve access and inclusion to heritage sites; that apply good heritage … Continue reading

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Spraoi and Harvest September Offerings Cancelled

Due to updated COVID-19 government guidelines, organisers of both A Celebration of Harvest and Spraoi Time 2020 programmes have announced their cancellation. Teams at Spraoi, Waterford Harvest Festival and Waterford City and County Council had worked to reimagine both festivals. … Continue reading

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Join our Webinar: Waterford City & County Development Plan

Join our 3 webinars pertaining to the Waterford City & County Development Plan 2022-2028 18th August – Environment and Heritage – https://t.co/J5cf8CJpAv • Environment – Ray Maloney, Senior Executive Officer, Environment Department •Natural Heritage – Bernie Guest, Heritage Officer, Planning … Continue reading

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Waterford Poetry Prize 2020

The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council is pleased to announce details of the Waterford Poetry Prize 2020. The Waterford Poetry Prize is open to all writers currently living on the island of Ireland. The prize will be announced … Continue reading

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Re-opening of the Georgian Bishop’s Palace & King of the Vikings 3D Adventure

Following on from the successful re-opening of the award winning Medieval Museum, we are delighted to announce that the Georgian Bishop’s Palace will re-open its doors to the public on Monday 13th July at 09:15 am and the King of … Continue reading

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Explore a brand new Nature Trail at Mount Congreve Gardens

The seventy acres Mount Congreve Gardens in Waterford have launched a brand new seasonal Nature Trail for children. The trail offers families an abundance of nature to explore and to ensure that younger visitors engage with the flora and fauna … Continue reading

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