Category Archives: Awards

Silver for residents of Tramore’s An Garrán

An Garrán residents’ association in Tramore was named as runner-up at the All-Island IPB Pride of Place awards last weekend. The awards, hosted by Dublin City Council and held in the Clayton Hotel in Dublin, celebrate the best in community … Continue reading

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Waterford City and County Council recognised at Chambers Ireland Awards

Waterford City and County Council’s ‘Learn to Cycle Track’ in Dungarvan was announced as winner of the Health and Wellbeing category at the recent Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards. The Health and Wellbeing category recognises best in class efforts … Continue reading

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Waterford has two winners in An Post Book Awards

Waterford has had two big winners in this year’s An Post Book Awards. The Arts Office and Library Service of Waterford City and County Council would like to congratulate:   Martina Dalton, Tramore, who has won Poem of the Year … Continue reading

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Waterford Council’s Forward Planning Team shortlisted for prestigious RTPI award

Waterford City and County Council’s Forward Planning team has been shortlisted in the ‘Excellence in Tech within Planning’ category at the 2022 RTPI (Royal Town Planning Institute) Awards for Planning Excellence. The RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence celebrate outstanding plans, … Continue reading

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Coffeehouse Lane wins inaugural Waterford Digital Awards

Waterford Local Enterprise Office, together with Waterford City and County Council are pleased to announce Coffeehouse Lane as their first Waterford Digital Awards Overall Winner. The ceremony, which took place at Dooley’s Hotel on Friday 28th October, aimed to recognise and … Continue reading

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Winners of the Waterford Poetry Prize 2022 announced

The Arts Office, Waterford City and County Council is pleased to announce the winners of the national Waterford Poetry Prize 2022. First prize goes to ‘In Between’ by Ian Hickey, Limerick. Ian Hickey grew up and lives in Limerick City. … Continue reading

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Waterford wins Shared Island Funding

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has announced the successful award recipients under the Shared Island Local Authority Development Funding Scheme. One of the successful applicants is Waterford City and County Council, which, in partnership with Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, has been awarded … 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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