Category Archives: Community Alerts

Summary of Social Housing Assessment 2020

Please read this notice if you have previously applied for Social Housing Supports The Housing Section of Waterford City & County Council will shortly carry out a Housing Needs Assessment in accordance with Social Housing Assessment (Summary) Regulations, 2016. Q. … Continue reading

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Minister Humphreys announces second tranche of rural Towns and Villages supports

Minister Humphreys announces second tranche of rural Towns and Villages to receive COVID-19 adaptation supports 120 additional towns and villages to benefit from €3.3 million Funding to help communities shop, socialise and work safely during COVID-19 226 projects have now … Continue reading

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Waterford Council launches free Wifi in Grattan Square, Dungarvan – WiFi4EU

Waterford City & County Council welcomes the rollout of Free Public Wi-Fi across Waterford.  This free service is now live in Grattan Square, Dungarvan. The Wifi4EU initiative is an EU funded scheme which hopes to develop more digital communities and … Continue reading

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Lifeguard service ended for the season

Full-time lifeguard service has finished for the season on Waterford beaches. However, the following Blue Flag locations will be life-guarded on weekends of 5th and 6th and 12th and 13th of September. Ardmore Clonea Dunmore East Tramore

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Low Smoke Zone extended to Tramore from 1st September

Minister Ryan has extended the smoky coal ban to Tramore from September 1st 2020. Tramore town and environs now joins the existing smoky coal ban areas in Co Waterford around Waterford City and Clonmel.  From 1st of September it the … Continue reading

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Spraoi and Harvest September Offerings Cancelled

Due to updated COVID-19 government guidelines, organisers of both A Celebration of Harvest and Spraoi Time 2020 programmes have announced their cancellation. Teams at Spraoi, Waterford Harvest Festival and Waterford City and County Council had worked to reimagine both festivals. … Continue reading

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Waterford expects exceptional weather event associated with Storm Ellen

Storm Ellen is expected to affect Waterford later this evening from 8pm and will be most impactful from 11pm through the night to early morning.  Storm Ellen is forecast to be an exceptional weather event for this time of year … Continue reading

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Bathing Prohibition in place at several Waterford swimming spots

UPDATED NOTICE – PROHIBITION NOW IN PLACE Following on from our earlier advisory, water quality is now not suitable for swimming and hence there is a bathing prohibition in place until further notice, at locations below: Tramore beach Newtown Cove … Continue reading

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Join our Webinar: Waterford City & County Development Plan

Join our 3 webinars pertaining to the Waterford City & County Development Plan 2022-2028 18th August – Environment and Heritage – https://t.co/J5cf8CJpAv • Environment – Ray Maloney, Senior Executive Officer, Environment Department •Natural Heritage – Bernie Guest, Heritage Officer, Planning … Continue reading

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