Category Archives: Council News

Change of hours of operation for Loading Bays

From Monday 3rd of December there will be a change to some of the loading bays around the city centre. The loading bay in High Street (at back of Dunnes) will revert back to an all-day loading bay, and the … Continue reading

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Waterford shortlisted for Ireland’s Friendliest Place award

Waterford has been shortlisted for the Retail Excellence Ireland “Ireland’s Friendliest Place” award. C.E. Michael Walsh expressed best wishes to all involved commenting “being shortlisted for Ireland’s Top 5 Friendliest place represents an achievement in itself as it recognises the … Continue reading

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Building Creative Communities Workshops

The Waterford Culture Team is currently rolling out its “Culture and Creativity Strategy 2018 -2022” as part of the national Creative Ireland programme.  As part of this process and as a core pillar of the Creative Ireland programme Waterford is … Continue reading

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Mayor launches waste prevention initiative at Council Meeting

On Thursday 11th October, Mayor of Waterford City & County, Cllr. Declan Doocey launched an initiative that sees Waterford City and County Council move away from the use of plastic bottles at all Council meetings. Councillors and Council staff have … Continue reading

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Waterford receives €756,000 funding in 2018 Town and Village Renewal Scheme funding

Cllr. Declan Doocey, Mayor of Waterford welcomes the announcement by Minister Ring of the allocation of funding under Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2018 The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, today (5th October 2018) announced that … Continue reading

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Migrant Forum seeks to work together for a more inclusive community in Waterford

Waterford City and County Council invites residents of Waterford, who have come from other countries and made Waterford their home, to meetings in Dungarvan and Waterford City in October. The purpose of the meetings will be: i)                    to identify what … Continue reading

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‘Choice Based Lettings Scheme’ now established in Waterford

Over 150 houses and apartments have been allocated through Waterford City & County Council’s Choice Based Letting system since it was introduced in September 2016. From next year over 80% of the Council’s allocations will be made through Choice Based … Continue reading

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