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Further concern over city centre footfall and vacant retail units

Vacant retail units and stagnant footfall levels in Waterford City Centre urgently need to be addressed, according to a local Councillor. Figures from Waterford City Centre Management Group’s Health Check Report show that footfall levels for the first half of 2019 remain on par with 2018 figures. However, Cllr Eddie Mulligan (FF) believes footfall in the [...]


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Superb Waterford visit for Foodie Destination Judges

The Restaurants Association of Ireland has announced Waterford as one of the finalists for Foodie Destinations 2019, and judges Anthony O’Toole and Deirdre McGlone were wowed by the wonderful showcase from Waterford’s food and drink providers on show at Grow HQ last Wednesday. This initiative by the Restaurants Association of Ireland celebrates Ireland’s unique [...]

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Sustainable food at the core of Waterford Harvest Festival 2019

A meal made entirely from food waste is a festival highlight at the 11th annual Waterford Harvest Festival, taking place from 6 – 8 September. The Wasted Supper Club, held at GROW HQ, the home of not-for-profit social enterprise GIY, will highlight the 1 million tonnes of food wasted annually in Ireland. This year’s [...]

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Waterford Chamber hosts Indian Ambassador

Waterford Chamber hosted a meeting with Indian Ambassador to Ireland H.E. Mr Sandeep Kumar, where the opportunities for investment in Waterford were presented by business leaders and the Chamber Executive. Speaking at the meeting Ambassador Kumar emphasised his commitment to seeing what opportunities there are outside the capital. “We need to build relationships and not limit [...]

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WLR launches its new state-of-the-art Outside Broadcaster

Summer is always a busy season in Waterford with festivals and events taking place across the county every week, so it’s the perfect time for WLR to reveal their brand new Outside Broadcaster sponsored by Cork Airport; a state of the art broadcast truck which allows WLR to get to the heart of everything that’s [...]