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WLR announced as ‘Local Station of The Year’ at 2019 IMRO Radio Awards

Champagne corks were popping in Kilkenny on Friday night last when WLR was announced as IMRO ‘Local Radio Station of the Year’ 2019. WLR Managing Director Des Whelan said this was an award for everyone involved in the radio station. “I am delighted that WLR FM was chosen as number one out of all the local stations [...]


Local Enterprise Office Waterford to celebrate National Women’s Enterprise Day

With the ‘biggest ever’ National Women’s Enterprise Day planned for October 17th, Local Enterprise Office Waterford will host a networking event at the Tower Hotel, that promises to inspire and educate the next generation of female entrepreneurs. With this year’s “Making It Happen” theme, entrepreneur Muireann Fitzmaurice will deliver a workshop on developing leadership competencies, followed [...]

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Sustainable Transport Bridge and Transport Hub granted planning approval

Waterford City and County Council received positive news recently from An Bord Pleanála, approving the development of the River Suir Sustainable Transport Bridge.  This complements the news that Waterford City and County Council Metropolitan District passed by resolution a Part 8 Planning Application for a new Transport Hub in the North Quays. The Sustainable Transport [...]

Jobs on the way from EY – but BuyLo depart

Discount store BuyLo shut its Waterford doors on Friday last. The store in Boland’s Retail Park on the Cork Road opened in 2010.BuyLo is owned by Cork-based company, the Barry group, which also operates the Costcutter franchise.It’s believed that up to seven positions have been lost as a result of the decision.Speaking in 2010 ahead [...]

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New chapter for Waterford’s Eishtec as business to be transferred to Infosys

Waterford-based Eishtec has announced the transition of the business to be part of Infosys BPM, an Infosys company. Eishtec was established in 2011 and is one of Ireland’s leading customer service providers, employing 1,400 people across Ireland. It was established with the very deliberate aim of disrupting the industry and challenge the reputation of [...]