Category Archives: Council News

Waterford Libraries and WIT School of Humanities launch bite-sized lunchtime presentations

Waterford Libraries and the English and Theatre Studies Team at the School of Humanities, WIT have joined forces to create an engaging series of bite-sized lunchtime presentations. These are on a host of topics from books, transcription of letters to … Continue reading

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Music Saturdays with Waterford Libraries and Music Generation Waterford

FREE 4-Week Course starting 6th March Music Generation Waterford and Waterford Libraries (supported by the government’s Keep Well campaign) are running a series of free 4 week courses starting Saturday 6th of March at 11am. Suitable for children ages 1 … Continue reading

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Irish public pledges to read for 500,000 minutes on Ireland Reads Day – Thursday 25th February

Thousands of people have pledged to ‘squeeze in a read’ for Ireland Reads Day, February 25th. So far, almost 500,000 minutes of reading have been pledged for the national reading day, organised by libraries nationwide as part of the Keep … Continue reading

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Minister Naughton Announces Further Extension to Driving Licences

Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton TD has announced today 24th February 2021, details of a further extension to the expiry dates of driving licences. The move comes as the EU and national Governments take steps in response to the disruption caused by … Continue reading

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Waterford Commemorations Grant: FREE Online Training Event

Waterford City and County Council as part of its Decade of Centenaries programme with the support of the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media are offering a Community Grant of up to €3000. Current restrictions can make … Continue reading

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National Broadband Ireland (NBI) surveying in Waterford

Surveying and design works for the National Broadband Plan (NBP) rollout continues in Waterford from the 15th of February. National Broadband Ireland (NBI) are the company undertaking the fibre network roll-out to enable high speed internet connectivity for 544,000 premises … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Short Story Competition

This year we are preparing to celebrate a very different St. Patrick’s Day and Waterford Libraries would love to celebrate your imagination by running a short story competition. We are calling on 6 – 18 year olds to write a … Continue reading

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Biodiversity on Your Doorstep series – Learning from Nature

Biodiversity on Your Doorstep – Learning from Nature 22nd – 26th February. All events Free and online Discover biodiversity in your own back yard whether it is in your own garden, the local Nature Park or Greenway. Learn how to … Continue reading

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Minister Humphreys highlights the responsibilities of dog owners this lambing season

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today, highlighted the responsibilities of dog owners and the vulnerability of sheep to dog attacks, particularly during lambing season. Minister Humphreys said dog attacks cause real and serious injury to … Continue reading

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