Category Archives: Council News

Documentary: The Story of Water

Watch the documentary on The Story of Water in Ireland, airing Tuesday 7th July at 7pm on Virgin Media One. It reveals the full story behind the challenges facing the public water and wastewater network. Follow #storyofwater on social media … Continue reading

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Waterford signs up to Covenant of Mayors

As one of his final acts as Mayor of Waterford City & County Council, Cllr. John Pratt signed the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy on behalf of the Council. In doing so Mayor Pratt committed the Council to … Continue reading

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Irish Water warns recent rainfall not sufficient as more schemes develop drought

June 23, 2020 –  Despite recent rainfall, Irish Water says that the number of schemes in drought around the country has increased from 35 to 37 and the ones in potential drought has grown from 52 to 59 since the start … Continue reading

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Key Supports for Reopening your Small Business

Direct, non-repayable, financial supports to help your business, via https://dbei.gov.ie

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Mayoral Statement on death of Det. Garda Colm Horkan, RIP

The Mayor of Waterford, Councillor John Pratt offers sincere condolences on behalf of the people of Waterford to family, colleagues and friends of Det. Garda Colm Horkan, RIP. Flags will be flown at half mast at all Civic Offices as … Continue reading

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Join the 2020 Summer Stars Reading Adventure at Waterford Libraries

The Summer Stars Reading Adventure has begun in Waterford Libraries! Summer Stars is the national summer reading programme for children that runs all around Ireland in our public libraries from the 15th of June until the end of August. With … Continue reading

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New Parking incentives introduced

“BUY 1st Hour, get 2nd Hour Free” From Thursday 11th June, 2020 to 31st July, 2020 a new parking concession to incentivise business and trade in Waterford City Centre will be introduced.  The initiative applies to car parks operated privately … Continue reading

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Rejuvenated Fine Gael team will deliver for Waterford – Sen. Cummins

Following the election of former Mayor and Councillor John Cummins to Seanad Éireann, Fine Gael have unveiled a strong shake up of their team in Waterford. Frank Quinlan, well known locally for raising €16,000 for six Waterford charities and organisations … Continue reading

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New City Centre Parking incentive introduced

“BUY 1st Hour, get 2nd Hour Free” From Thursday 11th June, 2020 to 31st July, 2020 a new parking concession to incentivise business and trade in Waterford City Centre will be introduced.  The initiative applies to car parks operated privately … Continue reading

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