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What now for our regional love-in?

Three Sisters bid should not become a wasted opportunity So Galway will be the European Capital of Culture in 2020. But where does that leave Waterford? Will the regional ‘love-in’ go back to some sort of historical distrust of each other? Your guess is as good as mine, and what could have been a significant advance [...]


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Renting versus home ownership

The last time I lived in rental accommodation was in 1986, just before my husband and I bought our first home in Dublin. The only time before that date that I lived in an family-owned home was 1968, and then, for just the previous six years. Home ownership was not for us, but my family’s story [...]

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Formal Opening of Respond! John’s College redevelopment

n Friday last, the Minister of State for Housing and Urban Renewal, Damien English TD performed the official opening of the John’s College campus in Waterford with a large crowd of distinguished guests in attendance. The Bishop of Waterford and Lismore, Alphonsus Cullinan and Dean Maria Jansson carried out a blessing of the campus. The actual [...]

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Sanofi on track to recruit 70 extra staff

Up to 70 new jobs are expected to be created at Sanofi (formerly Genzyme) by the end of the year as part of ongoing site expansion, bringing total staff numbers at the plant to 700. The company announced on Monday that the Old Kilmeaden Road site – which has operated as Genzyme Waterford since 2001 – [...]

3sisters

What now for our regional love-in?

Three Sisters bid should not become a wasted opportunity So Galway will be the European Capital of Culture in 2020. But where does that leave Waterford? Will the regional ‘love-in’ go back to some sort of historical distrust of each other? Your guess is as good as mine, and what could have been a significant advance [...]

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Glenmore wind turbine earned planning in 2014

ouncillor Fidelis Doherty (FG) has weighed in on concerns voiced by surprised Glenmore residents that a wind turbine project was erected on June 17th last without prior public consultation. Speaking to The Munster Express the Piltown District Councillor stated that the planning application was approved by An Bord Pleanála two years previously, citing that everything required [...]