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Europe Direct Waterford announces the Regional Winners of the 2021 National Soapbox Final

Contestants battled it out in the annual Europe Direct Waterford Soapbox regional heat, each speaking for three minutes on this years’ timely topic  “Lies, damned lies and statistics – establishing the truth is impossible in today’s world of misinformation, disinformation and … Continue reading

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Waterford Business Awards open for entry

  Entries are now being accepted for the 2021 Waterford Business Awards. The awards are designed to recognize excellence in business across Waterford City & County and are organized by Waterford Chamber, in collaboration with Dungarvan & West Waterford Chamber, … Continue reading

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Waterford Greenway performs strongly at European awards

Waterford Greenway was internationally recognised last night as it came second in the Excellence Category at the 10th European Greenways Award Ceremony, which was held in Valencia, Spain.     This prestigious award ceremony, which is organised annually by the … Continue reading

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Waterford named Best Place to Live in Ireland

In June The Irish Times launched its search for the Best Place to Live in Ireland and was today revealed that Waterford has been chosen as the overall winner. Members of the public were invited to nominate their favourite place … Continue reading

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Spick and Span Awards for four Waterford estates

 Four Waterford housing estates in the city and county were recently presented with plaques recognising their achievement in Waterford’s Spick and Span Tidy Estates Competition.  The awards were presented by Mayor of Waterford City and County, Cllr. Joe Kelly, Deputy … Continue reading

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Poetry Ireland announces Poet Laureate for Dungarvan, Co Waterford, as part of Poetry Town initiative

Appointed poet to write poem honouring and reflecting Dungarvan and its people Poetry Ireland has today (17.08.21) announced the names of the Poet Laureates selected as part of the Poetry Town initiative, which will see more than a hundred poetry-related … Continue reading

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Artlinks award for Waterford led Project

ArtLinks partners in Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford and Waterford City & County Council is pleased to announce that in 2021 we are in the position to offer a discretionary award in addition to the overall Collaborative Bursary Award winner, Na Cailleacha. … Continue reading

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Artlinks Collaboration Award 2021 Bursary Announcement

The ArtLinks partners are pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Artlinks Collaboration Award are Na Cailleacha, an exhibition collaboration between visual artists from the South East region including Gerda Teljeur and Maria Lavigne based in Wexford, and Helen … Continue reading

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Entries now OPEN for the annual Molly Keane Creative Writing Award 2021

Since 1998 the Arts Office has been running this national annual Creative Writing Award to celebrate the rich literary life of the late Molly Keane. Molly lived in Ardmore, Co. Waterford until she died in 1996. She started writing at … Continue reading

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