Category Archives: Council News

Waterford’s COVID-19 Economic Recovery Plan launched

Waterford is preparing to bounce back from the impact of the COVID-19 restrictions and is aiming to do so in a responsive and collaborative manner. Waterford’s COVID-19 Economic Recovery Plan (Draft) launched today (Monday 8th June 2020) details a range … Continue reading

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Waterford Libraries launch “Contact and Collect” Service

Waterford Libraries are delighted to launch their new “Contact and Collect” service. Contact and Collect is the first step in gradually reopening library services as part of the National Phase 2 Roadmap to Recovery.  The service is available from two … Continue reading

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Reminder: Online Book of Condolences open for Brendan Bowyer RIP

Online Book of Condolences opens for Brendan Bowyer, Freeman of Waterford City The Mayor of the City and County of Waterford, Cllr. John Pratt expresses his sincere condolences to the family of the late Brendan Bowyer RIP, who passed away … Continue reading

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Waterford Libraries planning “Contact and Collect” Service

Waterford Libraries planning “Contact and Collect” Service Waterford Libraries is planning a “Contact and Collect” Service from two of its libraries from the beginning of Phase 2 of the roadmap for easing restrictions, planned for June 8th. Central Library and … Continue reading

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Online Book of Condolences open to honor the late Brendan Bowyer RIP

Online Book of Condolences opens for Brendan Bowyer, Freeman of Waterford City The Mayor of the City and County of Waterford, Cllr. John Pratt expresses his sincere condolences to the family of the late Brendan Bowyer RIP, who passed away … Continue reading

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Provision of Lifeguard services

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the recruitment of beach lifeguards was delayed this year. The beach lifeguard service will not be operational on Waterford’s Blue Flag beaches this June Bank Holiday weekend. Swimmers should follow the advice of Water Safety Ireland … Continue reading

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Water Safety Ireland: Know How To Stay Safe This Weekend

Warm weather increases drowning risks As the risk of drowning increases around warm weather bank holiday weekends, Water Safety Ireland is appealing to the public to adhere to the following guidance during this phase of Government’s Roadmap for Reopening Society. … Continue reading

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Minister Humphreys announces details of €250m Restart Grant

Minister Humphreys has announced today, Friday 22nd May 2020, that Local Authorities are now taking applications for €250m Restart Grant. Minimum grant of €2,000 and maximum grant of €10,000. Businesses reopening under Phase 1 and Phase 2, and those who … Continue reading

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Waterford launches Shop Waterford Support Local campaign

As retailers and business owners across Waterford City and County begin to prepare for the reopening of the City and Town Centres a new Shop Waterford Support Local campaign is being launched. The campaign, supported by business owners from Waterford … Continue reading

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