Category Archives: Economic Development

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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Housing Minister visits Waterford City

Today, Friday September 10th, Minister of State at the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Peter Burke TD visited Waterford. Following a meeting with the Mayor of Waterford City and County Cllr. Joe Kelly and Chief Executive Waterford City … Continue reading

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Waterford outdoor dining awarded €500,000

Minister for Tourism Catherine Martin TD and Fáilte Ireland have announced €506,693 funding to Waterford City and County Council for outdoor dining in the City and Dungarvan under the Weatherproofing and Outdoor Dining Enhancement Scheme. Fáilte Ireland’s Outdoor Dining Enhancement … Continue reading

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Minister Eamon Ryan discusses Waterford’s Decarbonisation Zone designation

On Monday, September 6th, Minister for Transport and Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD visited Waterford to discuss Waterford’s Decarbonising Zone (DZ) designation with Waterford City and County Council. In Ireland’s Climate Action Plan, local authorities were … Continue reading

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Irish Walled Towns Network – celebrating historic trade routes

On Saturday, August 14th, the Ilen, a 56ft trading ketch, travelled from Waterford to New Ross highlighting historic trading links between the two walled towns. The voyage was part of the Heritage Council’s Irish Walled Towns Network ongoing efforts to highlight relationships … Continue reading

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Have your say in shaping the future of Waterford City and County

Waterford City and County Council has published a Draft Development Plan which sets out a framework or blue print for the proper planning and sustainable development for the period from 2022 to 2028. It focuses on key areas such as … Continue reading

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New ‘Look for Local’ campaign asks the public to support their local businesses

“Our local customers are very loyal to us, and we couldn’t do what we do without them.” Founder of GIY in Waterford, Michael Kelly, understands the importance of local support. ‘Look for Local’ is a new campaign by the Local … Continue reading

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Cappoquin Town Centre Regeneration Strategy 2021

Cappoquin Town Centre Regeneration Strategy 2021

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Listen to Waterford Council’s Liam McGree on City & County Development Plan

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