Category Archives: Departmental Press Release

Picker Pals Litter-Picking Programmes continues to grow in Waterford

Mayor of City and County of Waterford, Cllr. Joe Kelly, is giving his full support to the roll out of Picker Pals, a litter-picking primary schools programme in Waterford. This year the programme will grow from the 10 classrooms that … Continue reading

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Sunflowers and smiles help neighbours stay connected

Leamybrien was awash with colour as the St. Anne’s Court Residents Association received prizes from Cllr. Liam Brazil for their sunflower growing efforts, as part of the ‘Staying Connected’ campaign. The initiative, rolled out by Waterford City and County Council, … Continue reading

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Great Calligraphy Festival Celebrating the Art of Writing in Waterford

During lockdown the Waterford Great Parchment Book (1356-1649) was chosen for inclusion in the prestigious Irish Script on Screen project and now all 450 pages are available worldwide on http://www.isos.dias.ie. To celebrate Waterford Treasures wanted to have a Great Calligraphy … Continue reading

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Winner of  the Molly Keane Creative Writing Award 2021 announced

The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council is pleased to announce that the winner of the national Molly Keane Creative Writing Award 2021 is Patrick Holloway, Carrigaline, Co. Cork. Patrick is a writer of stories and poems. He was … Continue reading

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Seanchaí Ar Líne ar ais d’Oíche Chultúir 2021 le Dún Garbhán le Gaeilge l Join Dún Garbhán le Gaeilge to celebrate Culture Night 2021 by spending Seal le Seanchaí

Bheadh na múrtha fáilte romhat a bheith linn do Seal le Seanchaí, oíche de sheanchas agus de scéalaíocht ar líne ó Chontae Phort Láirge chun ceiliúradh a dhéanamh ar Oíche Chultúir 2021. Beidh an seanchaí áitiúil, Séamus Ó Lonáin mar … Continue reading

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RSA launches new guidelines for improving road safety around schools

Schools encouraged to develop a road safety plan Drivers urged to watch out for children as schools return 170 schools receive funding for ‘Safe Routes to School’ The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has published new guidelines for schools aimed at … Continue reading

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Comhairliúchán Bailte Seirbhíse Gaeltachta – Gaeltacht Service Towns Consultation

Cuireann “Dún Garbhán le Gaeilge” fáilte mhór romhaibh bhur gcuid moltaí a roinnt linn maidir le bearta dhréacht Phlean Teanga do Dhún Garbhán mar Bhaile Seirbhíse Gaeltachta, ar fáil tríd an nasc seo. Iarrtar oraibh aiseolas a chur chugainn trí … Continue reading

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Targeted Call For Funding Advance Notice. September 2021

The following online information workshop will be held in advance of opening the next official call for Expression of Interests (EoI) for funding under the new Transitional LEADER Programme 2021-2022 Participation in our online information sessions is compulsory if you … Continue reading

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Streetscape Enhancement Initiative:€7 million fund to enhance streetscapes & shopfronts

Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys announces the 124 towns and villages to benefit from new €7 million fund to enhance streetscapes & shopfronts Projects to include upgrades to building facades, artwork, murals, lighting, street furniture and canopies Investment designed to make … Continue reading

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