Category Archives: Arts / Culture

New campaign to get Ireland reading during Covid-19

Pledge to read and find your perfect book at Irelandreads.ie Ireland Reads is a new campaign to get the whole country reading this month in the lead up to a national day of reading on Thursday, February 25th. Irish libraries … Continue reading

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‘Stories from the Waterside’ website launch

‘Stories from the Waterside’ was a national story writing competition, organised LAWPRO in partnership with The Heritage Council and the Heritage Officers Programme, Waterways Ireland and Inland Fisheries Ireland.  It celebrates the connection between people and their local waterbodies through stories. … Continue reading

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Deich mBliana na gCuimneachán Phort Láirge Scéim Deontas Pobail 2021

Cuireann Coiste Cuimhneachán Phort Láirge fáilte roimh iarratais do Scéim Deontas Pobail na gCuimhneachán 2021 do thionscadail a dhéanann comóradh ar Dheich mBliana na gCuimhneachán i gCathair agus i gContae Phort Láirge. Tá deontais de suas go dtí €3000 ar … Continue reading

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Waterford Commemorations Community Grant Fund 2021

Waterford Commemorations Committee invites applications for the 2021 Commemorations Community Grant Scheme for projects to commemorate the Decade of Centenaries in Waterford City and County. Grants of up to €3000 are available for projects to commemorate the Decade of Centenaries: … Continue reading

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Waterford Council Celebrates World Wetlands Day

This year celebrates  the 50th anniversary of  the Ramsar Convention  on Wetlands -the first modern day environmental treaty signed in Iran on February 2nd in 1971. The Ramsar Convention was established to raise awareness about the value of wetlands  in … Continue reading

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Build Waterford! deadline extended

Put your creative, engineering and building skills to the test and see if you can help us to Build Waterford! Waterford City and County Libraries in partnership with the Waterford Europe Direct, Waterford are delighted to announce Build Waterford, an … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2021 cancelled

Waterford City and County Council wishes to confirm the St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2021 will not go ahead in the usual format due to COVID-19 restrictions. A decision on a re-imagined format will be made over the coming week in … Continue reading

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Waterford receives €110k funding under Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme 2020

Six projects in Co. Waterford received almost €110,000 in funding under the scheme with four successful applications submitted by Waterford City and County Council and two by Waterford Leader Partnership. Mayor of Waterford City and County Council, Cllr. Damien Geoghegan … Continue reading

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Age Friendly Housing Technical Advisors in every Local Authority in Ireland

Minister of State, Peter Burke, TD, Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage officially launches the Local Government Age Friendly Technical Advisors. On Tuesday, 8th December 2020 in Dublin’s Custom House, Minister of State, Peter Burke, TD, Department of Housing, … Continue reading

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