Category Archives: Council News

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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Small Business Assistance Scheme for COVID (SBASC)

Tánaiste Opens Applications For Phase 1 of €8,000 Grant Under New Small Business Assistance Scheme for COVID (SBASC) Applications open today for businesses ineligible for CRSS & other sector specific grants Businesses down 75% or more in turnover among those … Continue reading

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Shop Front Improvement Scheme 2021

Applications are now invited from business in Waterford City centre and Dungarvan town centre for a grant to support to improvements in the presentation of their shop or business front. The objective of the scheme is to enhance the appearance of … Continue reading

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National Housing Strategy for People with a Disability

The National Housing Strategy for People with a Disability (2011-2016 (extended to 2020)) will come to an end this year. A new national strategy is now being developed. The strategy is about facilitating the provision of housing options and related … Continue reading

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Waterford Libraries and WIT School of Humanities launch bite-sized lunchtime presentations

Waterford Libraries and the English and Theatre Studies Team at the School of Humanities, WIT have joined forces to create an engaging series of bite-sized lunchtime presentations. These are on a host of topics from books, transcription of letters to … Continue reading

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Music Saturdays with Waterford Libraries and Music Generation Waterford

FREE 4-Week Course starting 6th March Music Generation Waterford and Waterford Libraries (supported by the government’s Keep Well campaign) are running a series of free 4 week courses starting Saturday 6th of March at 11am. Suitable for children ages 1 … Continue reading

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Irish public pledges to read for 500,000 minutes on Ireland Reads Day – Thursday 25th February

Thousands of people have pledged to ‘squeeze in a read’ for Ireland Reads Day, February 25th. So far, almost 500,000 minutes of reading have been pledged for the national reading day, organised by libraries nationwide as part of the Keep … 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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