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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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Waterford Commemorations Grant: FREE Online Training Event

Waterford City and County Council as part of its Decade of Centenaries programme with the support of the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media are offering a Community Grant of up to €3000. Current restrictions can make … Continue reading

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National Broadband Ireland (NBI) surveying in Waterford

Surveying and design works for the National Broadband Plan (NBP) rollout continues in Waterford from the 15th of February. National Broadband Ireland (NBI) are the company undertaking the fibre network roll-out to enable high speed internet connectivity for 544,000 premises … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Short Story Competition

This year we are preparing to celebrate a very different St. Patrick’s Day and Waterford Libraries would love to celebrate your imagination by running a short story competition. We are calling on 6 – 18 year olds to write a … Continue reading

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Biodiversity on Your Doorstep series – Learning from Nature

Biodiversity on Your Doorstep – Learning from Nature 22nd – 26th February. All events Free and online Discover biodiversity in your own back yard whether it is in your own garden, the local Nature Park or Greenway. Learn how to … Continue reading

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Minister Humphreys highlights the responsibilities of dog owners this lambing season

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today, highlighted the responsibilities of dog owners and the vulnerability of sheep to dog attacks, particularly during lambing season. Minister Humphreys said dog attacks cause real and serious injury to … Continue reading

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Social Enterprise Development Fund 2021 – Open for Applications

Social Enterprises called on to apply to €400,000 fund to address Ireland’s greatest social challenges: The Social Enterprise Development is a €3.2 Million Fund running from 2018-2022 €400,000 in cash grants will be made available as well as additional business … Continue reading

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Vacancies with Waterford City & County Council

        Waterford City & County Council is advertising this week for the following; ADVERT NO. 1 Senior Engineer (Active Travel Team) – 5 Year Temporary Contract Senior Executive Engineer (Active Travel Team) – 5 Year Temporary Contract … Continue reading

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