Category Archives: Arts / Culture

Exhibition Invitation – Celebrating the history of Irish Local Government

All are invited by Cllr. John Pratt, Mayor of Waterford City & County, to the launch of the exhibition “Celebrating the history of Irish Local Government” on Monday, 9th December 2019 at 4.30pm, Civic Offices, Dungarvan, County Waterford. We are grateful … Continue reading

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RSC Waterford one of 3 clubs shortlisted for 2019 SSE Airtricity League Pitch of the Year

Three clubs have had their pitches shortlisted for the 2019 SSE Airtricity League Pitch of the Year. Drogheda United, Shamrock Rovers and Waterford FC have seen their respective pitches nominated, with the winner being announced later this month. 2019 SSE … Continue reading

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Clodagh Beresford Dunne awarded The Clarissa Luard Poetry Award

The Arts Office , Waterford City & County Council extends congratulations to Dungarvan poet, Clodagh Beresford Dunne on being awarded the Clarissa Luard Award in London last evening. The gala event saw Irish novelist Edna O’Brien being awarded a £40,000 … Continue reading

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“Bittern Cry” – Fergus Hogan Poetry Book Launch

Fergus Hogan is launching his poetry chapbook Bittern Cry this coming Friday 22nd November at 6.30 pm in the Book Centre, Waterford city. The poems in Bittern Cry have been written under the mentorship of Grace Wells under the ArtLinks … Continue reading

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Heritage Council funding for Watchtower

Waterford Council have been successful in a recent funding application to the Heritage Council for conservation works funding on Waterford’s medieval Watchtower.  Waterford City and County Council have a proven track record in conservation works to the Medieval City walls … Continue reading

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Compass Writers Book Launch

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Sustainable Christmas Workshop @ Central Library

Learn how to make your own plastic-free Christmas crackers, a beeswax wrap and more at this Sustainable Christmas Workshop. This free 1 hour workshop for adults is run by Waterford City and County Council’s Environmental Section. Booking is essential – … Continue reading

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Museum Director Eamonn McEneaney honoured by Norway

Director of Waterford Treasures Museums appointed Officer of The Royal Norwegian Order of Merit for his impressive work in raising awareness of the Viking history in Waterford. Today, Friday 15th November at a special reception held in the Medieval Museum, … Continue reading

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Minister Ring announces roll-out of “My Open Library” service to 17 further branches

22 libraries to receive Magic Tables which benefit people with dementia, autism and learning difficulties Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, has today (Thursday 14th November) announced funding of almost €1.5 million to support the continued … Continue reading

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