Category Archives: Economic Development

Waterford Council informs recipients of pilot Shop Front Improvement Scheme

16 businesses across Waterford City centre have been successful in their application for funding under a pilot Shop Front Improvement Scheme.  The aim of the scheme, launched by Waterford City and County Council in August, is to support business owners … Continue reading

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Minister Humphreys announces second tranche of rural Towns and Villages supports

Minister Humphreys announces second tranche of rural Towns and Villages to receive COVID-19 adaptation supports 120 additional towns and villages to benefit from €3.3 million Funding to help communities shop, socialise and work safely during COVID-19 226 projects have now … Continue reading

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Waterford Council launches free Wifi in Grattan Square, Dungarvan – WiFi4EU

Waterford City & County Council welcomes the rollout of Free Public Wi-Fi across Waterford.  This free service is now live in Grattan Square, Dungarvan. The Wifi4EU initiative is an EU funded scheme which hopes to develop more digital communities and … Continue reading

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Join our Webinar: Waterford City & County Development Plan

Join our 3 webinars pertaining to the Waterford City & County Development Plan 2022-2028 18th August – Environment and Heritage – https://t.co/J5cf8CJpAv • Environment – Ray Maloney, Senior Executive Officer, Environment Department •Natural Heritage – Bernie Guest, Heritage Officer, Planning … Continue reading

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Business “Restart” Grant – temporarily unavailable

Following the Government announcement on 23rd July 2020, the application form for the Business Restart Grant is temporarily unavailable as the scheme is currently being revised by Central Government. Applications under the new scheme will open in due course.  Please check … Continue reading

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Notice of intention to review existing Development Plans and create new Development Plan

Pre-Draft Public Consultation Stage Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 11(1) of the Planning and Developments Acts 2000-2019 of the intention of Waterford City & County Council to commence its review of the existing Waterford City Development Plan 2013-2019 … Continue reading

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Dungarvan Town Centre reopens with renewed sense of Summer Vibrancy

Dungarvan Town Centre is enjoying a welcome return to business with the installation of over 60 planters by Waterford Council’s Presentation Team. The Council initiative is a welcome and positive addition to the town centre. The planters have been designed … Continue reading

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Key Supports for Reopening your Small Business

Direct, non-repayable, financial supports to help your business, via https://dbei.gov.ie

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Waterford businesses encouraged to apply for Local Authority Restart Grant in Phase 2 of Roadmap to Recovery

As the country moves into Phase 2 of the Government’s Roadmap to Recovery, small businesses that have managed to operate through the pandemic, recently reopened or are due to reopen are being encouraged to apply for the Local Authority Restart … Continue reading

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