Category Archives: Departmental Press Release

Business Continuity Voucher with LEO Waterford

Minister Humphreys introduces new measure as part of COVID-19 Business Supports Package The new Business Continuity Voucher is now available through Local Enterprise Offices and is open to sole traders and companies across every business sector that employ up to … Continue reading

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Summary of Government announcement in response to Covid-19

via RTE News A rundown of the new restrictions: All theatres, clubs, gyms, leisure centres, hairdressers, marts, markets, casinos, bingo halls, betting shops, libraries and other similar places are to shut. All hotels and non-essential retail outlets will close – … Continue reading

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Minister Ring announces roll-out of “My Open Library” service to 17 further branches

22 libraries to receive Magic Tables which benefit people with dementia, autism and learning difficulties Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, has today (Thursday 14th November) announced funding of almost €1.5 million to support the continued … Continue reading

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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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