Category Archives: Events & Festivals

Santa Gives Scrooge the Boot – Waterford Winterval returns for 2020!

It’s official – Christmas is NOT cancelled! Santa has sent Scrooge packing and assured the people of Ireland that the magic of Christmas will be alive on the streets of Waterford when Winterval returns on November 13th for its 9th … Continue reading

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Waterford Council call for applicants for Festival Grants for 2021

2020 has been a challenging year for all and in particular the arts and culture sector.  Each year Waterford Council supports a wide range of festivals and events across the city and county and plans are already progressing to continue … Continue reading

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Waterford Poetry Prize 2020

The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council is pleased to announce details of the Waterford Poetry Prize 2020. The Waterford Poetry Prize is open to all writers currently living on the island of Ireland. The prize will be announced … Continue reading

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Join the 2020 Summer Stars Reading Adventure at Waterford Libraries

The Summer Stars Reading Adventure has begun in Waterford Libraries! Summer Stars is the national summer reading programme for children that runs all around Ireland in our public libraries from the 15th of June until the end of August. With … Continue reading

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Imagine Arts Festival 2020: Open Call 2020

‘Imaginings’ A work-in-progress performance opportunity. Are you in the process of creating a new work or have an idea you want to develop? Imagine Arts Festival is offering an exciting opportunity for 3 artists / groups of artists, to present … Continue reading

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Stories from the Waterside – Storytelling Competition

On Tuesday the 21st April 2020, the Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO) in partnership with Inland Fisheries Ireland, Waterways Ireland, The Heritage Council and The Heritage Officer Programme,  launched a national Storytelling Competition ‘Stories from the Waterside’ / ‘Scéalta Ó … Continue reading

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Cancellation of May Commemorations Conference

Unfortunately due to the Coronavirus, our Conference “Waterford and the 1920 Local Elections: Fighting for a New Voice and a new Ireland” scheduled for 16th May 2020 in Lawlor’s Hotel, is cancelled. We are looking at the options for re-scheduling … Continue reading

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Free saplings for National Tree Week 2020

Free saplings for National Tree Week 2020 Tree Council of Ireland and Coillte are again partnering for National Tree Week which takes place 21st – 27th March 2020 and this year’s theme is “Healthy Trees Healthy Planet”. This is to promote tree health … Continue reading

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Waterford City St Patrick’s Day Parade cancelled

Waterford City and County Council cancel Waterford City St Patrick’s day parade Issued Monday 9th March at 16:45pm Waterford City and County Council has taken a decision to cancel this year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade. The decision has been made … Continue reading

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