Category Archives: Community Alerts

Minister O’Brien launches expanded Local Authority Home Loan scheme

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage Darragh O’Brien, TD has today [January 4th 2022] announced a newly expanded Local Authority Home Loan scheme. Minister O’Brien, along with Public Expenditure and Reform Minister Michael McGrath, signed regulations giving effect … Continue reading

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EPA report highlights continuing high quality of public drinking water supplied by Irish Water in Waterford

99.5% of water samples taken in 2020 were compliant, meaning public water supplies are safe to drink 58 Water Treatment Plants built or upgraded in 2020 €450m invested in water projects Over 100,000 people removed from ‘at risk’ supplies in … Continue reading

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Waterford City & County Council Civic Amenity Sites : Opening Hours Christmas 2021 & New Year 2022

Waterford City & County Council Civic Amenity sites at Kilbarry and Ballinamuck will operate reduced opening hours over the Festive Season. Monday, December 20th to Thursday, December 23rd: Kilbarry, Waterford: Open from 11am to 4pm. Ballinamuck, Dungarvan: Open from 8.30am … Continue reading

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Storm Barra updates (7-12-21) 11:30am

#StormBarra –  see http://www.mapalerter.ie/waterford fore more Waterford City and County Council wishes to advise of severe weather events in Waterford City and County Council. Tourin/Cappoquin Road L1018 closed due to road flooding.  Closed from N72 Junction to Graveyard.  Diversion via … Continue reading

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Status Orange Weather Warning issued for Waterford

A Status Orange Weather Warning has been issued for Waterford, with very heavy wind and rain on Tuesday and Wednesday, valid from 6am Tuesday 7th December until 6am Wednesday 8 December 2021. This event will likely cause structural damage and … Continue reading

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New Suir River walk opens to public

With construction complete on the enhanced Suir River Walk, the newly extended pathway from Maypark Village to Cove Lane was opened to the public this week. Improvements to the 3km of woodland trail included the widening of paths, realigning of … Continue reading

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Tramore to light up with Christmas Festival trail

Festive lights trail, a Christmas Garden, Christmas Crafts and a surfing penguin will feature in this year’s offering Tramore will sparkle this Christmas season as the ‘Christmas in Tramore’ festive trail gets underway from Thursday, December 2nd. According to Lynda … Continue reading

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RSA and An Garda Síochána highlight life-changing impact of drink driving at Christmas and New Year

83 fatalities and 709 serious injuries* in Christmas / New Year period over last five years Morning after highlighted as one in four drivers admit to driving over the limit the morning afterϮ Drivers reminded that all drink driving offences … Continue reading

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Enumerators required for Census 2022

See http://www.census.ie for more information

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