Category Archives: Awards

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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Social housing development shortlisted in Irish Building & Design Awards

A social housing development in Larchville which was completed by Waterford City and County Council in Autumn 2021 has been shortlisted as finalist in the Irish Building and Design Awards, Public Sector – Housing Project of the Year. Funded by … Continue reading

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Tramore named as one of eight clean beaches by IBAL

The annual nationwide survey by business group Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) of beaches and harbours has shown Tramore to be one of the beaches found to be ‘Clean to European Norms’. Nationally, litter levels are on the rise, however … Continue reading

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PPN Awards Returns for its 18th Year – Nominations Now Open

Waterford PPN are delighted to announce the launch of the 2022 Waterford PPN Community & Voluntary Awards. This year’s awards are in collaboration with Waterford City & County Council, Waterford Volunteer Centre, South East Energy Agency, BHP Insurance, Local Link Waterford, … Continue reading

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Waterford City & County Council shortlisted for five Chambers Ireland Excellence Awards

Waterford City and County Council has been shortlisted in five categories of the Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards 2022. Waterford Libraries Dyslexia Support Services has been shortlisted in the Diversity and Inclusion category, which celebrates projects which have promoted inclusion and enhanced … Continue reading

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Presentation of Certificates for the 2022 Sail Training Ireland Waterford Voyages

On Friday August 5th, Mayor of Waterford City and County Cllr. John O’Leary welcomed some of the participants of Sail Training Ireland’s 2022 Waterford Bursary Scheme to City Hall for a presentation of certificates. The Waterford Bursary Scheme was established … Continue reading

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Irish Museum of Time Nominated for prestigious World Tourism Awards

Waterford Treasures has received very exciting news this week that The Irish Museum of Time has been nominated for the prestigious British Guild of Travel Writers International Tourism Awards 2022. The British Guild of Travel Writers is the UK’s leading … Continue reading

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Waterford recipient of PLATFORM 31 artist development scheme announced

Nationwide artist development scheme by the 31 Local Authority Arts Offices, in collaboration with the Arts Council Clare Scott has been announced for the 2022 Platform 31 scheme for Waterford. Following the success of the inaugural Platform 31 programme in … Continue reading

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Summer School Bursaries 2022 awarded

The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council is pleased to announce that the recipients of the bursaries to attend the Drama League of Ireland Summer School at the University of Limerick are : Samantha Hayes/Curtain Call Productions, Dungarvan Pat Power/Dungarvan … Continue reading

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