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Cruise ship windfall for Waterford

Waterford is set to welcome more than 1,500 cruise ship passengers during September, completing the summer cruise ship call programme, which saw over 8,000 international visitors arrive to our shores. The September programme begins with Wind Surf docking in Dunmore East, carrying 386 passengers, on Monday next, September 11th and concludes with Nautica arriving to Belview [...]


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Decade long campaign at St Patrick’s nears

strong>Construction of new unit to commence next month by Justine Dwyer After almost a decade of protests, the impasse between picketers and the HSE regarding the future of Saint Patrick’s Hospital is over following the news that work on the new hospital is to commence by mid-September. The Matron of St Patrick’s Hospital informed the picket last week [...]

AgTech Symposium looks towards future

he Local Enterprise Offices of the South East, including Waterford, Tipperary, Kilkenny, Carlow and Wexford, co-ordinated a forward thinking AgTech Symposium held in Thurles on Thursday last. A large number of attendees at the conference included farmers, engineers, AgTech companies, investors, entrepreneurs and those with an interest in emerging technologies for agriculture. The aim of the [...]

GSK’s new €8m Biomass Energy Plant in Dungarvan

By Justine Dwyer One of the world’s leading healthcare companies, GSK, officially opened its new €8 million facility in Dungarvan last Friday, which is only the second of its kind in Ireland. This latest development from GSK, brings its total investment in Dungarvan to €23.2 million over the past 24 months. The investment has been utilised to develop [...]