Category Archives: Departmental Press Release

Minister Donohoe visits Project Ireland 2040 catalysts for growth in Waterford & South East

The Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD, is today (Thursday) visiting Waterford City to see the progress made so far and the exciting future plans for the city and the South East under Project Ireland … Continue reading

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IPA, Dublin launches recruitment drive

The Institute of Public Administration has launched a recruitment campaign. Full details are available on https://www.ipa.ie/corporate/careers.234.html Applications are invited for the following posts;- Lecturing / Training Specialist / Research / Library / Admin roles Closing date 12.00 noon on Monday … Continue reading

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Waterford Council features well in NOAC LA Satisfaction Survey 2019

Over the past 2 years, NOAC (The National Oversight & Audit Commission) has worked with IPSOS MRBI to survey public attitudes to Local Authorities and the public’s satisfaction with their own Local Authority. The 10 largest LA’s were surveyed in … Continue reading

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Directly Elected Mayor Plebiscite: Statement

There has been much media and public commentary regarding the distribution of leaflets relating to the Directly Elected Mayor plebiscite, with suggestion that the executive of Waterford City and County Council deliberately or otherwise failed to distribute leaflets to all … Continue reading

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EASTER PRESS RELEASE – WATER SAFETY IRELAND

Weather forecast increases the risk of cold water drownings Warm air does not mean warm water The 22°C warm weather forecast for the bank holiday weekend increases the risk of drownings as warmer air temperatures can tempt people to go … Continue reading

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Farmers urged to be mindful when spraying as Glyphosate pesticide detected in drinking water

Exceedances in pesticides have been detected in drinking water sources in Co. Waterford. Irish Water, working in partnership with the National Pesticides and Drinking Water Action Group (NPDWAG), is appealing to farmers and other users of pesticides to follow the … 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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Today is ‘World Suicide Prevention Day’ #littlethings

“Working Together to Prevent Suicide” is the theme for this year’s World Suicide Prevention Day. Today, September 10th 2018, is ‘World Suicide Prevention Day’. The national Suicide Prevention Campaign ‘Little Things’ has three core messages: It’s okay not to be okay; there … Continue reading

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Job creation rate in South East better than national average under Action Plan for Jobs Programme

Labour force statistics show job creation rate in South East better than national average under Action Plan for Jobs Programme Labour force data released this week – compiled by the Central Statistics Office – shows that since the implementation of … Continue reading

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