Category Archives: Waterford City

Jam-packed three-day St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations back in 2023

Last year following a two-year hiatus which put paid to mass gatherings and celebrations throughout the world, Waterford City and County Council saw the long-awaited return of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, along with the successful inaugural St. Patrick’s Festival. … Continue reading

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Statement from Waterford City & County Council on death of Cllr. Davy Daniels

The Mayor of Waterford City and County, Cllr. John O’Leary has paid tribute to his long-time friend and colleague, Cllr. Davy Daniels (Ind), who passed away on January 10th, 2023. Cllr. Daniels had a long and distinguished career in local … Continue reading

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Waterford once again ranked as Ireland’s Cleanest City

Once again Waterford has emerged as Ireland’s Cleanest City in the Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) Anti-Litter League.  The city ranked 12th out of 40 cities and towns and was classed as Clean to European Norms. The report cited that … Continue reading

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Draft Control of Parking Bye-Laws 2023

The Metropolitan District of Waterford in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Section 131A of the Local Government Acts 1925 to 2014, Section 36 of the Road Traffic Act, 1994, as amended, and by Section 101 of the … Continue reading

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Time to Celebrate the Winter Solstice in Waterford

Unveiling of a gigantic new clock at the Irish Museum of Time and countdown to a Winter Firedance Firework display at Winterval A wonderful winter solstice celebration is planned for Waterford City on the evening of December 21st 2022. The collaborative event planned … Continue reading

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Construction begins on new €7m Ferrybank Pump Station at former Dunlop site

Waterford City and County Council and Irish Water have commenced construction on a new pump station in Ferrybank to improve the overall wastewater infrastructure.  The project represents a further step in the continued delivery of improvements to the wastewater network … Continue reading

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Bridge Lift at Rice Bridge

Bridge Lift at Rice Bridge, Monday 21st November at 10.00am

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Reminder : Winterval – updated Road Closure arrangements

Notice is hereby given that Waterford City and County Council, in exercise of its powers pursuant to Section 75 Roads Act 1993, will close the following public roads to through traffic to facilitate the Winterval 2022 Christmas Festival: From 11pm … Continue reading

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Winterval Festival officially opens in Waterford today and is set to welcome 600,000 festivalgoers

Ireland’s Christmas Festival will officially open in Waterford City this evening (Friday, November 18th) with the arrival of the country’s first Christmas Parade commencing at 5:15 pm in the Viking City.Santa Claus is, of course, the grand marshal and at … Continue reading

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