Category Archives: Awards

Waterford Blue Flag and Green Coast Awards 2017

At an awards ceremony held at Crosshaven Yacht Club on May 22nd, County Waterford’s beaches were awarded with 4 Blue Flag awards and 7 Green Coast awards for 2017. These awards are only made to bathing areas with excellent water … Continue reading

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Carrickphierish Library shortlisted in Chambers Ireland’s Excellence in Local Government Awards

Good news today: Carrickphierish Library has been shortlisted in the “Best Library Service” category of the Chambers Ireland’s Excellence in Local Government Awards. The awards ceremony will be held in November. Congratulations to all staff involved in setting up, opening … Continue reading

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Learn more about Waterford’s prestigious Purple Flag status

Purple Flag is a Gold Standard accreditation recognising Waterford for being a safe, welcoming and friendly destination to socialise, live and work in. Waterford was awarded the prestigious Purple Flag in February 2015 and it is international recognition of Waterford’s … Continue reading

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€250,000 in funding announced for Waterford’s Architectural Heritage

Over €250,000 in Architectural Heritage funding for Waterford City and County has been announced by the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphries TD. The funding is being allocated to 33 projects throughout the City and … Continue reading

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Artlinks bursaries awarded for 2017

Over €50,000 in bursaries has been awarded to artists by the Artlinks partnership of local authorities Arts Offices in Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford. This initiative is supported by the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon to provide professional development opportunities and … Continue reading

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Minister announces details for Local Enterprise Showcase Awards

Local Enterprise Office Waterford is introducing a new award competition to recognise excellence and innovation amongst craft makers and designers taking part in Showcase –Ireland’s International Creative Expo, which is being held in Dublin’s RDS later this month. The Minister … Continue reading

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Molly Keane Creative Writing Award Waterford 2017

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 and started writing at a young age to ‘supplement … Continue reading

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