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Waterford in top 10 most affordable counties for first-time buyers

A new report issued by EY-DKM Economic Advisory, confirms that nearly half of all counties (46%) in the Republic of Ireland are now unaffordable for first-time buyers on an average income, with Waterford ranking number 8 on the list for affordability. The report titled “Just how affordable is housing for Ireland’s first time buyers?” provides [...]


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Family Day at Sanofi

The Sanofi biopharmaceutical and medical devices campus in Waterford was temporarily transformed into a wonderland for children when it hosted a successful Family Day recently. The children of employees were entertained by wizards and other costumed characters as well as getting to see where their parents work and learning a little more about Sanofi. There [...]

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Red Iron Bridge in line for new owners

Its iconic image may be the inspiration for a new play, but the Red Iron Bridge is set for a shakeup. The derelict bridge, which is to be an integral part of the extension of the Greenway to New Ross, may be abandoned by the Irish Rail and taken over by Kilkenny County Council (KCC). The Greenway [...]

Tramore scores well nationally on household income

recent CSO report showed how Tramore town is doing well nationally in terms of income, and leads the south-east. The Waterford seaside town stands at 19 in Ireland for income for towns larger than 10,000 population, excluding main cities, such as Waterford. It also comes up as number one in south east Ireland narrowly [...]

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WIT links with Credit Union Managers Association

WIT Business School and Library are pleased to collaborate with the Credit Union Managers Association (CUMA). Both share overlapping educational goals of enhancing managerial capacity in the region and in the credit union sector. Lisa Stapleton , CEO of CUMA, commented that the changing nature of personal financial services and the [...]