Category Archives: Council News

Minister O’Brien welcomes Cabinet approval for the publication of Affordable Housing Bill 2021

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD, has welcomed Cabinet approval for the publication of the Affordable Housing Bill 2021. The Bill will be the first comprehensive standalone legislation dedicated to the provision of affordable housing … Continue reading

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Tellus Survey aircraft to begin flying over the south east of Ireland

Conducted by the Geological Survey Ireland (GSI), the Tellus survey collects geochemical and geophysical data on rocks, soil and water across Ireland. To collect this data, the latest phase of the survey will involve a low-flying aircraft flying from August … Continue reading

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Waterford unveils ambitious plans for a new investment brand – “Waterford: Find Your Future”

21 April 2021: Plans to propose the entire City of Waterford as a Decarbonising Zone under Ireland’s Climate Action Plan have been unveiled at the launch of Waterford’s new investment brand identity. Under the ambitious Waterford – Find Your Future brand, which is centred on Waterford’s critical role … Continue reading

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Summer Ready booklet launched

Today, Ministers Coveney, Humphries and Naughton launched the “Be Summer Ready” Leaflet and campaign at Government Buildings. This booklet is part of the Government of Ireland initiative to provide information to the general public on issues which may affect them … Continue reading

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Ardmore and Tramore approved for Fáilte Ireland Platforms for Growth 2 – Facility Centres for Water Sports Activities Funding Scheme

Waterford City & County Council is delighted to welcome the news that two seaside locations in Waterford have been approved under the Fáilte Ireland Platforms for Growth 2 – Facility Centres for Water Sports Activities funding scheme. The funding was … Continue reading

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Dungarvan Begins its Transformation Journey

In a new initiative being driven by the Council, the local Chamber, Waterford LEO and a number of industry partners, ambitious plans have commenced to create a Digital Transformation Hub for Dungarvan. With a clear purpose – to enable Dungarvan … Continue reading

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Waterford Council open applications for Fáilte Ireland’s new ‘Outdoor dining enhancement scheme’

Waterford City & County Council opens applications for Fáilte Ireland’s new ‘Outdoor dining enhancement scheme’, today April 12th 2021. This scheme is open to attractions, hotels, restaurants, cafes, public houses and other establishments where food is sold for consumption on … Continue reading

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Residential centre for brain injury survivors opens in Waterford

Check out this article on RTE’s website by Conor Kane. https://www.rte.ie/news/regional/2021/0407/1208470-brain-injury-waterford/ The development was designed by Dungarvan-based architect Michael Regan of E-Project Chartered Architects and developed by ABII in partnership with the Anvers Housing Association, with funding from Waterford City … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Ireland’s Railway Routes: Iarnród Enda with former Taoiseach Enda Kenny

Rediscovering Ireland’s Railway Routes: Iarnród Enda with former Taoiseach Enda Kenny Waterford features heavily in the first episode – RTÉ One Monday 5th April at 8.30pm Programme One: ​Waterford to Dungarvan – The Waterford Greenway in the ‘Sunny South East’ … Continue reading

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