Category Archives: Health & Safety

Waterford Fire Service urges public test smoke alarms during National Fire Safety Week

In the run up to the annual safety campaigns around Fire Safety Week, Waterford Fire Service is once again urging people to be vigilant of fire risks in their homes, with a special emphasis on testing your smoke alarm. Fire … Continue reading

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More than 24000 people in Waterford using the toilet as a bin

Clean Coasts and Irish Water urge the public to ‘Think Before You Flush’ in a bid to safeguard our environment  Monday 3 October 2022: Irish Water and Clean Coasts are urging the public to continue to ‘Think Before You Flush’ as a … Continue reading

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Waterford City & County Council clears the way for Make Way Day 2022

Every corner of Ireland will be put to the test for basic access issues this Friday, September 30th when the Make Way Day campaign returns, with a testing twist! Campaign organisers, the Disability Federation of Ireland DFI, have developed an online … Continue reading

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National Slow Down Day – 07.00hrs on Tuesday 1st March to 07.00hrs on Wednesday 2nd March 2022

An Garda Síochána will conduct a national speed enforcement operation “Slow Down”, supported by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and other stakeholders, for a 24 hour period from 07.00hrs on Tuesday 1st March to 07.00hrs on Wednesday 2nd March 2022. The aim … Continue reading

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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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