Book of Condolence for the late Danny McGrath, RIP

Cllr. John Pratt, Mayor of Waterford City & County Council will open a Book of Condolence today in the Civic Offices, Dungarvan, following the tragic passing of well-known local man, Danny McGrath.

Speaking of Mr. McGrath, Cllr. Pratt commented: “I am deeply sorry to hear of the passing of Danny McGrath, one of Dungarvan’s best known ambassadors.   On behalf of the Councillors and staff of Waterford City & County Council, I send my deepest condolences to his partner and family on their tragic loss.”

The Mayor continued: “Danny was well known to all here in Dungarvan and indeed throughout Waterford and the Irish diaspora.  He was the chief organiser of the successful McGrath Clan Gathering which brought visitors here from all around the world.  He was a keen photographer, contributed frequently to newspapers and was a great supporter of Waterford sports.  He was at the centre of so much positivity for Dungarvan … he will be sorely missed.”

The Book of Condolence will be open in the Civic Offices, Dungarvan at the following times:  Today, 23rd December, until 4pm.

Given the time of year, there is also an electronic form available for those who wish to express their sympathy with Danny’s family.   This can be accessed here:  http://bit.ly/DanMcGrathRIP

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Christmas & New Year Opening Times: Planning Office

December 23rd: Open 9:30 to 3:00 (closed 1- 2pm for lunch)

December 24th: Closed

December 25th: Closed

December 26th: Closed

December 27th:  Closed

December 30th: Open 9:30 to 4:00 (closed 1- 2pm for lunch)

December 31st: Open 9:30 to 2:30 (closed 1- 2pm for lunch)

January 1st: Closed

January 2 & 3: Open 9:30 to 4:00 (closed 1- 2pm for lunch)

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Christmas & New Year Opening Hours – Waterford Civic Amenity Sites

Date Kilbarry, Waterford Ballinamuck,  Dungarvan
Saturday 21st December 2019 Closed Open
Sunday 22nd December 2019 Closed Closed
Monday 23rd December 2019 Open Open
Tuesday 24th December 2019 Closed Closed
Wednesday 25th December 2019 Closed Closed
Thursday 26th December 2019 Closed Closed
Friday 27th December 2019 Closed Closed
Saturday 28th December 2019 Closed Open
Sunday 29th December 2019 Closed Closed
Monday 30th December 2019 Open Open
Tuesday 31st December 2019 Open Open
Wednesday 1st January 2020 Closed Closed
Thursday 2nd January 2020 Open Open

Natural Christmas Trees will be accepted for recycling free of charge after Christmas, until the 11th January 2020.  Please recycle your batteries. Use the battery collection boxes in your home, in your school, in your work place, in your local shop and of course at your local civic amenity site. Before the end of 2019, recycle the message – Every Battery Counts!

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Statement: Waterford North Quays Planning Application

Statement: Waterford North Quays Planning Application

A planning application was lodged yesterday, the 17th of December, for development of lands on the 7.8 hectare site known as Waterford North Quays, Dock Road, Ferrybank, Waterford. The applicant is Falcon Real Estate Development Ireland Limited. The application relates to development in Waterford North Quays Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) and is subject to Waterford North Quays Planning Scheme 2018.

The proposed development comprises a mixed use development of 129,302sqm gross floor area. A ten year permission has been applied for. The application is currently subject to a validation process, with updates being published to the Council’s website www.waterfordcouncil.ie

The planning application is available for inspection at our offices in the Menapia Building, the Mall, Waterford and is also displayed online, with public submissions being  invited up to the 29th of January 2020.

Planning Department
Waterford City and County Council
18th December 2019

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Christmas & New Year Opening Hours at Waterford Dog Shelter

Waterford City & County Council DOG SHELTER

Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

Date Opening Hours
Monday 23rd December 2019 Restricted opening hours will apply

(Please contact 0761 10 20 20 for details)

Tuesday 24th December 2019 Closed
Wednesday 25th December 2019 Closed
Thursday 26th December 2019 Closed
Friday 27th December 2019 Closed
Saturday 28th December 2019 Closed
Sunday 29th December 2019 Closed
Monday 30th December 2019 Open
Tuesday 31st  December 2019 Open
Wednesday 1st January 2020 Closed
Thursday 2nd  January 2020 Open

 

  Opening Hours
Mon – Fri 11.00a.m. – 1.00p.m

2.00p.m. – 4.00p.m.

Sat. 11.00a.m. – 1.00p.m
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Statement from Mayor John Pratt on retirement of Sen. Paudie Coffey

As Mayor of Waterford City and County Council, I would like to wish Senator Paudie Coffey all the best for future endeavours.

During his illustrious 20 year career, he has served as a member of Waterford County Council and as Deputy Mayor of County Waterford. He has served as a Minister for State and has also been a member of both the Dail and Seanad Eireann.

He has been a constant voice for Waterford and we wish him well.

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Christmas Closure of Archives

Waterford City and County Archives will be closed on Friday 20th December 2019 in Dungarvan and will reopen on Tuesday 7th January in High Street in the City and on Friday 10th January in Dungarvan. Please contact the Archivist at archivist@waterfordcouncil.ie or 0761102144 with any queries.

Beidh an Chartlann i dúnta ar an Aoine 20 Nollag i nDún Garbhán. Beidh an Chartlann ar oscailt arís ar an Máirt 7 Mí Eanair sa Chathair agus ar an Aoine 10 Mí Eanair i nDún Garbhán.  Má tá aon cheisteanna, déan teagmháil leis an gCartlannaí ar archivist@waterfordcouncil.ie nó 0761102144.

Nollaig Shona agus Athbhliain faoi mhaise daoibh.

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Temporary Closure – Waterford Dog Shelter

Please note that Waterford City and County Council Dog Shelter, Bilberry, Waterford will be closed on Saturday, 14th December, 2019.

Pound will re-open on Monday, 16th December, 2019 at 11am. Waterford City and County Council regrets any inconvenience caused.

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Central Library Christmas Coffee Morning – this Thursday 12th

Central Library Waterford and @eudirect together with Waterford Council Deputy Mayor Cllr. Seamus Ryan, invite you to our annual Christmas Coffee Morning this Thursday 12th December at 11:00am. All are welcome for carols, spoken word and festive refreshments!

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