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Council Chief unhappywith housing density of Williamstown project The density of the proposed 324-housing development on a site off the Williamstown Road has been publicly queried by Waterford City & County Council’s Chief Executive. Speaking at last Thursday’s plenary meeting at City Hall, Michael Walsh stated: “I don’t even agree with the density guidelines for Waterford, [...]


Cardiac case made in Capital

Eoghan Dalton Reports The demands of the 24/7 cardiac campaign were brought to the capital last Saturday as hundreds of people from Waterford marched in Dublin.Protesters carried placards saying that cardiac death is “a southeast reality” and another said: “Fine Gael. Fine Mess.” While there was a level of disappointment with the numbers, organisers were hoping [...]


Mayoral proposal slammed by Cllrs

Eoghan Dalton Reports A large majority of Councillors have signalled their opposition to the proposal for Waterford city and county to have a directly elected mayor (DEM). Of the 19 members present at last Thursday’s Council meeting, 13 voted in favour of an emergency motion stating the following: “Having had no prior consultation, input, or interaction [...]


North Wharf to be removed over 15 months

@@@text Dermot Keyes The piles supporting the entirety of the existing North Wharf will be fully removed and replaced as part of Falcon Real Estate Development’s North Quay project. Speaking to The Munster Express, Falcon Director Rob Cass said that a massive investment “will be made below the Quays” to support the load bearing that will be [...]



We’re tipped to lead Europeanregional growth levels by 2030 The South East will be Europe’s fastest growing and most sustainable region by 2030: that was the standout contention shared at last Wednesday’s South East Business Expo by Falcon Real Estate Director Rob Cass. Mr Cass, who is fronting Falcon’s ambitious redevelopment project for Waterford’s North Quays, told [...]

Personality Portraits

Alva Pearson

Lyrath Estate is delighted to announce the return of Alva Pearson as Group Sales & Marketing Director for Lyrath Estate in Kilkenny. A Wicklow native, Alva has lived in County Kilkenny now for 13 years, and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to this new role. Having previously held the position of Sales & [...]