Archive for the ‘Letters to the Editor’ Category

Pavement fertilisation!

Following on from the fantastic news that Waterford has reinforced its position as one of Ireland’s tidiest cities, I would like to highlight another area where Waterford is a proud and innovative international leader, ‘Pavement Fertilisation’.

Communications Mast for ESB Site at Cullenagh, Kilmeaden

Dear Sir, The Kilmeaden Anti-Mast group would like to bring to the attention of local residents and other interested parties the planning application being made by the ESB to site a communications mast at its substation at Cullenagh, Kilmeaden. Our group is very concerned that this mast will have a detrimental effect on the locality and on [...]

Communications Mast for ESB Site at Cullenagh, Kilmeaden

The Kilmeaden Anti-Mast group would like to bring to the attention of local residents and other interested parties the planning application being made by the ESB to site a communications mast at its substation at Cullenagh, Kilmeaden.

Privatisation of city bin collection

The decision to privatise the remainder of the bin services in Waterford city by a majority of City Council members, (a function introduced and carried out by the State for sanitation and health reasons since the late 1800s) is the culmination of a strategy that introduced and increased charging on householders for a service that was paid out of general taxation.

Thurles must remain our ‘home’ Munster Championship stadium

The Waterford County Board’s constructing a new stadium close to Carriganore, in order to stage Munster Championship games was always a non-runner in the past.

Employment of musicians in Carrick

I refer to a statement in The Munster Express last week by the President of the Lions Club, Ms Maria Madden, who urged local people to shop local this year and keep their business and money in town.

Needle Exchange and Public Health

Your recent coverage rightfully points out that heroin use has increased dramatically in Waterford.

An Open Letter to City Manager, Michael Walsh

I would ask you to clarify the Council’s exact position in respect of public attendance at City Council meetings.

A Colony Once Again

November is set aside by the Catholic Church as the special month when we remember all our loved ones who have died.

Halloween at Lisduggan

Every year Halloween was a time of fear for many residents in Larchville and Lisduggan.