Category Archives: Arts / Culture

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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“Towers and Tales” Schools Programme shortlisted for 2019 Excellence in Local Government awards

The Waterford Libraries’ “Towers and Tales” Schools Programme has been shortlisted for the 2019 Excellence in Local Government awards. The Chamber’s Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards is an annual celebration recognising commitment, hard work, dedication and excellence within the … Continue reading

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Museum Director Eamonn McEneaney honoured by Norway

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

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Mount Congreve successful in award of €3,726,000 RRDF funding

Mount Congreve successful in award of €3,726,000 RRDF funding Mr Michael Ring TD, the Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development today (Wednesday 6th November) announced funding under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund 2019. Waterford City and County … Continue reading

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The Celtic Routes Project – connecting Ireland and Wales

The Celtic Routes Project aims to encourage visitors to explore new areas of Ireland and Wales. Led by Carmarthenshire County Council, the project will focus on the areas of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire in Wales and Waterford, Wexford and Wicklow … Continue reading

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Waterford Festivals Support Grants 2020 – deadline approaching

Calling all Festival and Event Organisers DEADLINE THIS FRIDAY 8th, 5pm Each year Waterford City & County Council provide funding for festival and event organisers to aid with the development and promotion of events in Waterford City and County.  The … Continue reading

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Reminder: Diverse Waterford Oral History Project – Workshop

As part of Waterford City and County Council’s Diverse Waterford Oral History Project, we are inviting community groups interested in oral history to an a workshop with Dr. Tomás Mac Conmara, Oral Historian and Author at Central Library, Lady Lane, … Continue reading

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Waterford Festivals Support Grants 2020 now open

Calling all Festival and Event Organisers Each year Waterford City & County Council provide funding for festival and event organisers to aid with the development and promotion of events in Waterford City and County.  The purpose of the grant scheme … Continue reading

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