Category Archives: Awards

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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Congratulations to Waterford Writers

The Arts Office wish to congratulate the writers from Waterford who have been assigned places from the Munster Literature Centre on their mentoring course commencing in May.  Twenty four mentorships in Fiction, Poetry and Memoir were on offer to all … Continue reading

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Waterford Winner of Eavan Boland Mentoring Award

The current Waterford Poetry Prize winner, Molly Twomey from Lismore, Co. Waterford has been announced as the poet selected to be mentored by Dorianne Laux as the Eavan Boland Award winner, established by Jacar Press to honour one of Ireland’s … Continue reading

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Waterford City & County Council Festival & Event Grants 2021

Waterford City and County Council has allocated €1,287,300 in festival and event funding to aid with the development and promotion of events in Waterford City & County during 2021.   The allocation supports 70 festival and events throughout Waterford City and … Continue reading

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Vote for Kilbarry Nature Park in the People’s Choice Awards 2020

Help Kilbarry Nature Park become the world’s favourite Green Flag Award park by voting for it in the People’s Choice Awards 2020 at https://www.greenflagaward.org/park-summary/?park=3821 Kilbarry Nature Park received two Green Flag Awards in September and was the first remediated landfill to win … Continue reading

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