Category Archives: Arts / Culture

‘Blacksmith’ Sculpture Officially Unveiled at Durrow Station

Mayor of Waterford City and County, Cllr. John O’Leary joined members of Dungarvan Men’s Shed recently to formally unveil ‘The Blacksmith’ sculpture located at Durrow Station on the award-winning Waterford Greenway. The art piece was the brainchild of Dungarvan Men’s … Continue reading

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Press Photographers Association of Ireland (PPAI) exhibition at Waterford Ardkeen Library

The 44th annual ‘Press Photographer of the Year Awards’, the annual awards of the Press Photographers Association of Ireland, were announced earlier this year in February during a specially directed live Zoom awards ceremony presented by broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan alongside … Continue reading

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Winner of Molly Keane Creative Writing Award 2022 announced

Waterford City & County Council’s Arts Office is pleased to announce that the winner of the national Molly Keane Creative Writing Award 2022 is Bernadette Furlong, Caim, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford with her short story ‘The Den’. Bernadette receives a cash … Continue reading

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Conservation Advice Pilot Programme

The Department of Housing, Local Government, and Heritage is running a pilot scheme to provide grants for expert conservation advice on protected structures in private ownership. The scheme will provide grants of €3,000 (ex. VAT) to cover the cost of … Continue reading

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Join WLRfm & Waterford Libraries to celebrate the Vitamin Sea Festival

To celebrate the Vitamin Sea Festival, WLRfm and Waterford Libraries are teaming up for an outside broadcast on Main Street, Tramore on Saturday 17th September 1pm-4pm. Join us for fun on the street with a craft table, competitions and spot … Continue reading

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Jukebox of Poetry installed in Waterford’s Cultural Quarter

Poetry as Commemoration, the latest art instalment in Waterford, is situated in Hanover Street in the centre of Waterford’s Cultural Quarter. Produced by the “Poetry as Commemoration” project in partnership with Waterford Council, members of the public can ‘turn the … Continue reading

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Launch of the 2022 IMAGINE Arts Festival

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Join WLRfm & Waterford Libraries to celebrate the Vitamin Sea Festival

To celebrate the Vitamin Sea Festival, WLRfm and Waterford Libraries are teaming up for an outside broadcast on Main Street, Tramore on Saturday 17th September 1pm-4pm. Join us for fun on the street with a craft table, competitions and spot … Continue reading

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Reminder: 2023 Arts Practice Grants now open

Waterford City & County Council invites Artists and Arts Organisations to apply online for 2023 Arts Practice Grants. There is a total budget of €90,000 to cover all successful applicants. This is a fully online system that has been streamlined … Continue reading

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