Category Archives: Health & Safety

Hidden Disability parking spaces at Scanlan’s Yard

Waterford City and County Council has installed two Hidden Disability Car Parking Spaces in Scanlan’s Yard in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. The car parking spaces, introduced in September last year, are easily identified with a bright yellow sunflower on a green … Continue reading

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RSA and An Garda Síochána highlight life-changing impact of drink driving at Christmas and New Year

83 fatalities and 709 serious injuries* in Christmas / New Year period over last five years Morning after highlighted as one in four drivers admit to driving over the limit the morning afterϮ Drivers reminded that all drink driving offences … Continue reading

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‘Feeding your 4 – 9 year old’ with Paediatric Dietitian Cathy Monaghan

Learn how to make mealtimes a more positive family time for your 4-9 year old in this free Zoom webinar with Paediatric Dietitian, Cathy Monaghan on Tuesday 30th November at 11 am. Places are strictly limited. To register for free, … Continue reading

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Keep Well this Winter: Nutrition tips with Aoife Hearne

Join registered dietitian, broadcaster and author, Aoife Hearne to hear her expert nutrition tips on how to keep well this winter for you and all your family in this free Zoom webinar on Tuesday 9th November at 7 pm. To … Continue reading

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Waterford City and County Council encourages public to enjoy bonfire-free Halloween

With Halloween approaching Waterford City and County Council is appealing to the public to be aware of the hazards of bonfires and is also urging businesses not to supply any waste material to persons who do not hold a valid … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Boil Water Notice issued for Lismore Deerpark Public Water Supply with immediate effect to protect the health of customers

UPDATE Friday 24 September, 2021: The Boil Water Notice, imposed on Friday 17 September for the Lismore Deerpark Water Supply remains in place, with testing and remedial works ongoing. Irish Water and Waterford City and County Council, in consultation with … Continue reading

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Minister Humphreys launches Department of Justice Fireworks Awareness Raising Campaign for 2021

“Fireworks are illegal and dangerous – members of the public are encouraged not to buy, sell or use them” Serious penalties can be imposed for the misuse of illegal fireworks – Fines of up to €10,000 or 5 years imprisonment, or both, … Continue reading

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Waterford Libraries host Healthy Ireland Video Series

As part of Healthy Ireland, a Government-led initiative to improve health and wellbeing, Waterford Libraries will host a Healthy Ireland at your Library Video series, placing a focus on prevention, individual awareness and keeping people healthy for longer.   Throughout … Continue reading

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Waterford City Centre area available AEDS Map

Waterford City and County Council has developed an interactive map for you to be able to search the closest AED (automated external defibrillator) from your location. https://waterfordcouncil.maps.arcgis.com/apps/instant/nearby/index.html?appid=010a8700664849a891751f01f69985d7 In the event of an emergency, always contact 999 first. Download the list … Continue reading

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