Category Archives: Council News

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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Sanofi to invest €630,000 in Waterford environment

Sanofi are launching a three-year environmental awareness programme centred on Waterford and providing a model for the biopharmaceutical company’s sites worldwide. This spectacular 45-metres x 18-metres sand art was created on the Copper Coast in Co Waterford by Sean Corcoran … Continue reading

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Waterford Treasures re-opens with a brand new ‘Freedom of Waterford’ Tour

Waterford’s collection of museums has now re-opened to the public and there is a brand new tour available offering visitors the ‘Freedom of Waterford’. Visitors can now enjoy a guided walking tour experience with one of the expert guides at … Continue reading

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Statement from Waterford City and County Council regarding Waterford North Quays development

Over recent months the Council extended the contract to May 15th, 2021 with Falcon Real Estate Development (Falcon) for the North Quays Development to allow the developer (Falcon) time to source alternative funding partners, given the obvious constraints imposed by the Covid … 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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Waterford unveils ambitious plans for a new investment brand – “Waterford: Find Your Future”

21 April 2021: Plans to propose the entire City of Waterford as a Decarbonising Zone under Ireland’s Climate Action Plan have been unveiled at the launch of Waterford’s new investment brand identity. Under the ambitious Waterford – Find Your Future brand, which is centred on Waterford’s critical role … 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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Ardmore and Tramore approved for Fáilte Ireland Platforms for Growth 2 – Facility Centres for Water Sports Activities Funding Scheme

Waterford City & County Council is delighted to welcome the news that two seaside locations in Waterford have been approved under the Fáilte Ireland Platforms for Growth 2 – Facility Centres for Water Sports Activities funding scheme. The funding was … Continue reading

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