Archive for the ‘General Stories’ Category

Gas Meter Tampering on the Rise

Waterford has been identified as having a high prevalence of gas meter tampering.

Rise in American Visitor Numbers

Last year was a great year for The Gathering with more tourists coming to Ireland for the thousands of events that were staged.

City Native Name One of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Ireland

Waterford city woman, Maria Smith (nee Cunningham) who has been named as one of the 25 most power women in Ireland.
A Waterford-born businesswoman has been named as one of the 25 most powerful women in Ireland.

Security Guard Involved in Blaze Rescue

City Square security guard Michael Guinan has been praised for his role in rescuing a man from a burning building in Lady Lane on Sunday afternoon.

Healthier Smoker Ltd. Opens Waterford Plant

Karen Fitzpatrick and actor Simon Delaney at the opening of the Healthier Smoker plant in Waterford on Thursday last.
Healthier Smoker Ltd, the country’s sole manufacturer of e-liquids and e-smoking products, launched its 24,000 square feet production facility at the Six Cross Roads in Waterford city.

Tourists Rescued from Tramore Amusement Ride

Six people were left stuck at 85 feet for more than an hour and a half.
Dramatic scenes unfolded in Tramore last week as six people were rescued from a malfunctioned amusement ride.


Petra Kindler.
“SERIOUSLY Now!”A confessional comedy performance by Petra Kindler – chosen for the Edinburgh 2014 Fringe Festival. Angela’s Ashes meets Angela Merkel – or the challenging concept of laughing with a German.


Friday 7pm, Opening Ceremony: On the opening evening of the festival we are celebrating the lives of the four Air Corps crew members who died tragically 15 years ago when their helicopter crashed in the Sand Dunes following an emergency call out.

Tramore Promenade Festival: Dear Festival Goer…

Pictured at the launch of the Promenade Festival.
Welcome to the first ever Promenade Festival brought to you by Tramore Tourism in association with The Art Hand. We have put together a huge variety of exciting attractions and plenty of surprises along the way.

Minister Responds to Cardiac Care Campaigners

Mary Coughlan and Willie Doyle pictured outside Leinster House.
Minister for Health James Reilly has said the issue of 24/7 cardiac cover in Waterford is receiving his attention.