Category Archives: Council News

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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Minister O’Brien approves 211 new housing posts for Local Authorities, 8 in Waterford

 Additional staffing resources for housing-related projects  The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD has approved more than 200 new posts for local authority housing delivery teams across the country which will assist Councils in delivering their … Continue reading

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Waterford Retailers can Go Green and save money due to Retail Ireland and Irish Water partnership

Irish Water has partnered with Retail Ireland, to offer its members the opportunity to improve their green credentials with bespoke training on how to reduce their water consumption while also driving down operating costs for their businesses. Irish Water’s specialised … Continue reading

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ACT Waterford call for creatives

ACT Waterford seeks creatives for a project which brings together five different communities in Waterford City and County to engage with themes of climate change: transport, domestic energy, rural environment, green spaces and consumption aligning with WCCC’s aim to make Waterford … Continue reading

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Works commence on world-class visitor experience at Mount Congreve

In 2019, Waterford City and County Council and Fáilte Ireland, as joint funding partners, were awarded grant funding of €3,726,000 for the development of Mount Congreve House and Gardens, under the Rural Regeneration & Development Fund (RRDF) and Project Ireland 2040. … Continue reading

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Funding Boost For Waterford’s Outdoors Amenities

Waterford City and County Council was successful in securing €562,140 in funding under the 2021 Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme (ORIS), Measure 2 and 3 which was recently announced by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys T.D. The … Continue reading

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Mayor remembers those who have lost their lives due to COVID-19

On Friday, November 26th, the Mayor of Waterford City and County Council, Cllr Joe Kelly planted a tree in the People’s Park, paying tribute to those who have lost their lives to COVID-19. Cllr Kelly said, “It is my great … Continue reading

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Europe Direct Waterford announces the Regional Winners of the 2021 National Soapbox Final

Contestants battled it out in the annual Europe Direct Waterford Soapbox regional heat, each speaking for three minutes on this years’ timely topic  “Lies, damned lies and statistics – establishing the truth is impossible in today’s world of misinformation, disinformation and … Continue reading

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Winners of LEO ‘Scholarship Desk Programme’ begin their journey at Boxworks

Four entrepreneurs recently took up their desk space at Boxworks Co. Work. Space. as part of a Local Enterprise Office Waterford scholarship programme. The LEO Desk programme was created to facilitate those with a business idea or in start-up phase.  … Continue reading

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