Category Archives: Awards

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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Tramore wins Overall Local Business & Community Enterprise Initiative!

Well done to all involved in Tramore on winning Overall Local Business and Community Enterprise Initiative! Other than the €20k which the winner receives, it is a huge compliment to the town, to the various community and business organisations working … Continue reading

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REMINDER: 2020 Molly Keane Creative Writing Award

Waterford City & County Council’s Arts Office is pleased to announce that it is currently accepting entries for the Molly Keane Creative Writing Award 2020, and has extended the deadline for entries until May 1st. Annually since 1998, to celebrate … Continue reading

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Dungarvan & West Waterford Chamber Shortlisted Chamber Awards 2020

Ahead of the official awards ceremony on 3rd April, Chambers Ireland announces the official shortlist for the 2020 Chamber Awards. The Awards seek to recognise the outstanding work of Chambers around the country while providing a platform for Chambers to … Continue reading

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Bausch+Lomb take top prize at Waterford Business Awards

Bausch + Lomb were named Overall Waterford Business of the Year at the Waterford Business Awards on Friday night last (February 28th) at the Tower Hotel by Mayor of Waterford City & County, Cllr John Pratt. The multi-national company also … Continue reading

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Queally brothers named Waterford Ambassadors of the Year

Two of Waterford’s most well-known and respected businessmen have been announced as Waterford Ambassadors of the Year at the Waterford Business Awards on Friday, February 28th last.   Peter and John Queally set up Dawn Meats with their partner Dan Browne … Continue reading

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Entries now accepted for the 2020 Molly Keane Creative Writing Award

Waterford City & County Council’s Arts Office is pleased to announce that it is currently accepting entries for the Molly Keane Creative Writing Award 2020. Annually since 1998, to celebrate this rich literary life, the Waterford Arts Office, by kind … Continue reading

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