Category Archives: COVID-19

The Metal Man

The iconic “Metal Man” is one of the five cut stone navigation beacons flanking Tramore Bay. The Cork-born sculptor Thomas Kirk (1781-1845), whose works also included Nelsons Pillar, exhibited a sketch for a “Jack Tar”, at the Hibernian Society of … Continue reading

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Covid-19:  Ireland launches “The Community Call” in major nationwide volunteering effort

The Community Call, a major initiative that links local and national government with the community and voluntary sectors, was announced today by Government.  The Community Call is an unprecedented mobilisation of both state and voluntary resources to combat the effects … Continue reading

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Age Action and Irish Red Cross launch COVID-19 Hardship Fund

Full information on Age Action Ireland website. Helping Older People who are Most In-Need What: Age Action has launched a COVID-19 Hardship Fund in conjunction with the Irish Red Cross to respond to the immediate needs of older people in vulnerable … Continue reading

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Survey of voluntary, community and sporting groups

A dedicated community support helpline of 1800 250 185 and email contact covidsupport@waterfordcouncil.ie have been established in Waterford City and County to assist at risk members of the public in accessing non-emergency and non-medical supports and advice during the current public health emergency. To … Continue reading

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Survey of voluntary, community and sporting groups

A dedicated community support helpline of 1800 250 185 and email contact covidsupport@waterfordcouncil.ie have been established in Waterford City and County to assist at risk members of the public in accessing non-emergency and non-medical supports and advice during the current public health emergency. To … Continue reading

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Free Parking available for Essential and Front-line services

In our efforts to support all people who are providing essential services in Waterford City Centre and Dungarvan Town Centre, all Waterford City & County Council operated parking facilities will be free of charge until midnight of 11th April 2020. … Continue reading

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Clarification on the operation of Planning System during COVID-19 Emergency

CONTINUITY OF PLANNING SERVICES Despite the current COVID 19 emergency, Waterford City & County Council continues to provide a range of planning services including the processing and determining of planning applications, as well as associated public submissions/observations. To enable the … Continue reading

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Dedicated Waterford Community Response Forum helpline now available

At the instigation of Minister Murphy, a Covid-19 Community Response Forum will be put in place for each City and County, and be coordinated by the Local Authority in each case.  The role of the forum is to ensure that … Continue reading

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Waterford Integrated Homeless Services update

Waterford Integrated Homeless Services (WIHS), based at 28 Parnell Street, Waterford will remain open during normal business hours to deal with homeless emergencies. WIHS can be contacted directly at homelessservicesteam@waterfordcouncil.ie or on 0761 10 2499.

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