Category Archives: Departmental Press Release

NEW ONLINE MAP FOR THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE IN WATERFORD

The 11th July 1921 is the day that the truce was called at noon on the War of Independence and negotiations began to bring an end to the war. To mark the end of this chapter in the Decade of … Continue reading

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Waterford City & County Council and Minister Humphreys launch Broadband Connection Points (BCPs)

Our Rural Future: Waterford City & County Council and Minister Humphreys launch Broadband Connection Points (BCP’s) Knockanore Community Centre Ballysaggart Community Centre Modeligo Community Hall Mount Melleray Community Hall Waterford City & County Council, and Minister for Rural and Community … Continue reading

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Tánaiste Opens Funding Scheme to Help Businesses with Fixed Costs

Small Business Assistance Scheme for COVID (SBASC) open from today for applications from both SMEs & microenterprises Thursday 10 June 2021 The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar TD today, opened the Small Business Assistance Scheme for … Continue reading

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Minister O’Brien welcomes Cabinet approval for the publication of Affordable Housing Bill 2021

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD, has welcomed Cabinet approval for the publication of the Affordable Housing Bill 2021. The Bill will be the first comprehensive standalone legislation dedicated to the provision of affordable housing … Continue reading

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Tellus Survey aircraft to begin flying over the south east of Ireland

Conducted by the Geological Survey Ireland (GSI), the Tellus survey collects geochemical and geophysical data on rocks, soil and water across Ireland. To collect this data, the latest phase of the survey will involve a low-flying aircraft flying from August … Continue reading

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Summer Ready booklet launched

Today, Ministers Coveney, Humphries and Naughton launched the “Be Summer Ready” Leaflet and campaign at Government Buildings. This booklet is part of the Government of Ireland initiative to provide information to the general public on issues which may affect them … Continue reading

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Waterford City Centre to unveil ambitious Urban Regeneration Design Strategy funded under the Urban Regeneration Development Fund

Waterford City was successful today ( Monday 15th March 2021)  with the announcement of  the allocation of €27,660,000 under the Urban Regeneration & Development Fund (URDF) by the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien for an ambitious City … Continue reading

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Minister McConalogue reminds Dog Owners to be vigilant during Lambing Season

Iconic Bonzo the Dog advert reimagined The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D., today relaunched a Department of Agriculture advertisement, reminding dog owners that sheep worrying by dogs remains as big an issue as ever, particularly … Continue reading

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Minister Naughton Announces Further Extension to Driving Licences

Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton TD has announced today 24th February 2021, details of a further extension to the expiry dates of driving licences. The move comes as the EU and national Governments take steps in response to the disruption caused by … Continue reading

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