Waterford City allocated funding

Waterford City will be allocated significant funding by Fáilte Ireland to develop its potential as a tourism ‘destination town’. The funding has been allocated through Waterford City and County Council as part of the €15.5million ‘Destination Towns’ initiative launched earlier this year by the National Tourism Development Authority. The Destination Towns [...]

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WIT researcher Triona awarded prestigious scholarship to research Human Resource Analytics

Human Resource analytics is the use of data related to people, coupled with statistical analyses, to establish business impact and drive evidence-based decision making in organisationsMinister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, John Halligan TD, recently announced details of an investment of €24 million in early-career researchers under the Irish Research Council’s [...]


Ireland Strategic Investment Fund seeks to increase investment in Waterford businesses and projects

The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF), part of the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA), is seeking to invest more in businesses and projects in Waterford and the South-East region, a major investment conference in Waterford heard last week. ISIF has committed €141m to 9 separate regional investments so far in 2019, encompassing investments located in [...]

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Kilmac’s distillery plans progressing

Plans for the development of a distillery in Kilmacthomas are progressing and have been welcomed by locals. Gortinore, which is led by Irish entrepreneur Aidan Mehigan, purchased The Old Mill in Kilmacthomas in 2016.Planning permission was recently lodged with Waterford City & County Council relating to the development of a distillery and visitor centre at [...]



Cork Airport welcomes the announcement that KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will launch a new daily service between Cork Airport and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport from 30th March 2020. Adding an additional 41,000 seats from Cork Airport for the busy summer season, the new Cork – Amsterdam route will be operated by KLM subsidiary, KLM Cityhopper using Embraer [...]