North Quays application due within days

Eoghan Dalton Reports Construction works on the North Quays project are expected to be completed by the middle of 2022. It will be the end of a process that is likely to begin in the coming days as the planning application for the project is submitted. Councillors were told last week in City Hall that a decision [...]


Proposed public transport plan for Waterford ‘an exciting opportunity’

Sinn Féin Councillor for Tramore and Waterford City West has welcomed a commitment from the National Transport Authority to develop a Waterford Metropolitan Area Transport Strategy. Cllr Griffin has consistently raised the lack of public transport options in places like Butlerstown, Dunhill, Fenor and in parts of the City. Cllr Griffin said: “I welcome the commitment [...]


IBM closes Red Hat acquisition

IBM has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat, which has a base in Waterford. It’s the company’s biggest acquisition in its more than 100-year history and represents IBM’s move toward faster-growing segments such as cloud, software and services, and away from traditional hardware products. Red Hat’s Waterford office was established in 2014 following [...]


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 [...]


NOCA appoints Dr Brian Creedon as new Clinical Director

The National Office of Clinical Audit (NOCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Brian Creedon as Clinical Director for the organisation. Dr Creedon has been involved with NOCA since 2015 when he joined as a member of the National Audit of Hospital Mortality Governance Committee. He went on to become Clinical Lead for [...]