Category Archives: Tourism

New Festival & Event Funding Policy adopted by Waterford City & County Council /RÁITEAS NUACHTA Polasaí Nua do Mhaoiniú Féilte & Imeachtaí glactha ag Comhairle Cathrach & Contae Phort Láirge

At the September meeting of the Plenary Council, Waterford City & County Council adopted a new Festival & Event Funding Policy which will help ensure that funding will be available to help events across Waterford to develop and grow and … Continue reading

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Minister Heather Humphreys TD officially opens St. Declan’s Way

The official opening of St. Declan’s Way took place yesterday and is the culmination of almost a decade of work to revive this ancient pilgrim path. Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys TD officially launched the 115km walking … Continue reading

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Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys announces funding for 31 walking trails to boost outdoor recreation and rural tourism

31 new trails added in 13 counties under Government’s ‘Walks Scheme’ Rural Recreation Officers to be appointed to enhance our outdoor amenities Department to work with over 2,400 farmers and landowners to promote rural tourism Minister for Rural and Community … Continue reading

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Waterford City and County Council announced as successful applicant to Fáilte Ireland’s Urban Animation Capital Investment Scheme

Under Fáilte Ireland’s Urban Animations Capital Investment Scheme, Waterford City and County Council has been awarded €539,275 to support sustainable tourism development through public realm and urban animation projects. The successful project application ‘City of Light’ is set to transform … Continue reading

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Waterford Treasures enjoys timely summer surge

Waterford Treasures is enjoying a busy summer as the additions of the Ireland’s only Horological Museum (The Irish Museum of Time) and the Museum of Silver, have proved popular attractions with visitors. Waterford’s Irish Museum of Time, a fitting home … Continue reading

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Families are invited to enjoy a new free ‘Treasures Trail’ in Waterford

A brand new free family fun trail has been announced by Waterford Treasures – the ‘Treasures Trail’ enables children and families to discover the depths of historical treasures in Ireland’s oldest city by following a series of clues that they … 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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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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Rediscovering Ireland’s Railway Routes: Iarnród Enda with former Taoiseach Enda Kenny

Rediscovering Ireland’s Railway Routes: Iarnród Enda with former Taoiseach Enda Kenny Waterford features heavily in the first episode – RTÉ One Monday 5th April at 8.30pm Programme One: ​Waterford to Dungarvan – The Waterford Greenway in the ‘Sunny South East’ … Continue reading

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