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Worries over lack of Waterford Airport board meetings

Eoghan Dalton Reports While the planning application for the runway extension at Waterford Airport is due to be submitted this week, concerns have been raised that the airport’s board has failed to meet for over half a year.The Government approved €5 million in funding for the extension of the airport’s runway last year, with the remainder [...]


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Swamp closes all stores

Irish female fashion retail chain Swamp has ceased trading. The company announced on Friday last that it would cease trading with immediate effect.Its Waterford store on Broad Street is among the stores to close. It’s believed the decision is due to the managing director’s ill health and difficulties surrounding trading. Around 60 staff nationwide are impacted [...]

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Showcase beckons for Waterford craft and design companies

Waterford’s craft and design industry will have strong representation at this year’s Showcase Creative Expo, which takes place from January 19th to 22nd in The RDS in Dublin.Eight craft and design companies will be showcasing the very best of Waterford creativity, design and innovation, with the assistance of Local Enterprise Office Waterford. The city and county-based [...]

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Almost €2m approved for Regional Enterprise Projects in the South-East

Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development John Halligan TD has welcomed the announcement of the results of Call 3 of the Regional Enterprise Development Fund by his colleague Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys TD.Twenty-six successful applicants representing all regions of the country have been approved over €40 million [...]

TOURISM IRELAND LEADS SALES BLITZ TO THE UNITED STATES

Waterford Crystal joins Tourism Ireland on sales blitz to the United States

Tourism Ireland, together with a delegation of Irish tourism enterprises – including House of Waterford Crystal – recently undertook a three-day sales blitz to the United States. The ‘Fill Your Heart with Ireland’ travel trade and media blitz saw 13 companies from Ireland, together with seven US tour operators, visit three key cities on the west [...]