Category Archives: Arts / Culture

World Mental Health Day 2021

‘Strength grows in the moments when you think you can’t go on, but you keep going anyway’. World Mental Health Day takes place on Sunday, 10th  October and it affords us the opportunity to focus on achieving good mental health and … Continue reading

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Music Entertainment Business Assistance Scheme (MEBAS) Phase 2

Music Entertainment Business Assistance Scheme (MEBAS): PHASE 2 This scheme, from the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, is open for applications from 1pm on Monday 4 October to 1pm on Monday 18 October 2021. Businesses whether … Continue reading

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Waterford businesses make it their business to become more Age Friendly

Currently there are over 1 million older people (65+) living and shopping in Ireland, with this number set to increase by 50% by 2051.  With older people accounting for 50% of consumer spending, Waterford Age Friendly Alliance, in association with … Continue reading

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2022 Arts Practice and Venue Grant applications close this Friday, 8th October

The application process for the 2022 Arts Practice and Venue Grants, which has been open since the beginning of September, is due to close on Friday 8th October. The grants offer a fantastic and unique opportunity for people involved in … Continue reading

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New Festival & Event Funding Policy adopted by Waterford City & County Council /RÁITEAS NUACHTA Polasaí Nua do Mhaoiniú Féilte & Imeachtaí glactha ag Comhairle Cathrach & Contae Phort Láirge

At the September meeting of the Plenary Council, Waterford City & County Council adopted a new Festival & Event Funding Policy which will help ensure that funding will be available to help events across Waterford to develop and grow and … Continue reading

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Last Two Weeks f Light And Language At Lismore Castle Arts

Lismore Castle Arts presents Light and Language. Curated by Lisa Le Feuvre. Artist Nancy Holt with A.K Burns, Matthew Day Jackson, Dennis McNulty, Charlotte Moth and Katie Paterson. Gallery open Monday to Sunday 10:30 am to 5:30 pm The artist … Continue reading

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Great Calligraphy Festival Celebrating the Art of Writing in Waterford

During lockdown the Waterford Great Parchment Book (1356-1649) was chosen for inclusion in the prestigious Irish Script on Screen project and now all 450 pages are available worldwide on http://www.isos.dias.ie. To celebrate Waterford Treasures wanted to have a Great Calligraphy … Continue reading

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Positive Ageing Week – events for all

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Monday 27th September, 10:30 am Walk and talk with tutors with tea/coffee Waterford Sports Partnership Cappoquin GAA club Book here Positive Ageing Week – Walk & Talk Cappoquin Tickets, Mon 27 Sep 2021 at 10:30 | Eventbrite … Continue reading

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Winner of  the Molly Keane Creative Writing Award 2021 announced

The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council is pleased to announce that the winner of the national Molly Keane Creative Writing Award 2021 is Patrick Holloway, Carrigaline, Co. Cork. Patrick is a writer of stories and poems. He was … Continue reading

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