Category Archives: Waterford Greenway

Déise’s clean waterways a welcome retreat during Covid-19 restrictions

With so many people taking a holiday at home this year, it’s not surprising that Waterford was one of the first places on many people’s list as their top go-to destination. Ireland’s oldest city with its stunning natural harbour and … Continue reading

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Explore a brand new Nature Trail at Mount Congreve Gardens

The seventy acres Mount Congreve Gardens in Waterford have launched a brand new seasonal Nature Trail for children. The trail offers families an abundance of nature to explore and to ensure that younger visitors engage with the flora and fauna … Continue reading

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Abbeyside Coastal Walk Opens

Mayor of Waterford City and County, Cllr. John Pratt was delighted to be on hand to officially open a new extension or ‘walking spur’ off the Waterford Greenway at Abbeyside earlier this week. The project consists of the upgrade of … Continue reading

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Stay Local, Stay Apart & Stay Safe in the Outdoors

Agencies and organisations involved in the delivery and promotion of outdoor amenities have welcomed the recognition of the importance of the outdoor recreation in Phase 1 of the Government’s Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business. Outdoor recreation plays an important … Continue reading

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Waterford receives €350,000 from 2019 Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme

Waterford receives almost €350,000 in funding under the 2019 Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme The Department of Rural and Community Development has recently (21st February) published details of projects to be funded under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme in collaboration with … Continue reading

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ESRI Ireland helps Waterford Council to improve public services for 116,000 citizens

Esri’s digital mapping technology used by local authority to manage housing, planning, finance, property management, roads, environment and customer service Tech is enabling Council to complete double the number of housing inspections per year Council has created a number of … Continue reading

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CE’s Report on Submissions regarding the Bilberry to Waterford City Greenway link

This Chief Executive’s Report forms part of the statutory process as required by Part XI of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) and Part VIII of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended). The Chief Executive’s Report … Continue reading

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Water refill stations used at WWAC half marathon

At the West Waterford AC Half Marathon on the Greenway last weekend, Waterford Council funded the water station at the finish line, where reusable cups and water fountains were supplied. Working with Refill Ireland, tanks of filtered water were provided … Continue reading

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€2.65m announced to bring Waterford Greenway into heart of Ireland’s Oldest City

The Mayor of Waterford today welcomed the announcement of €2.65 million investment for Waterford Greenway. The funding announced by the Minister of State Shane Ross at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport will bring the stunning Waterford Greenway into … Continue reading

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