Posts Tagged ‘Dunmore East’

Dunmore East set to host major fisheries conference

Dunmore East, which is set to hold a fisheries conference this September, according to Ireland South MEP Liadh Ní Riada.				| Photos: Joe Cashin
A conference addressing the future of the Irish fishing industry is set to be held in Dunmore East this September, with MEP Liadh Ní Riada hopeful that the gathering can address many of the industry’s long-standing problems. Speaking to The Munster Express in Ferrybank on Wednesday last, [...]

Dunmore East and the Tourism Factor

Pictured at the Ocean Hotel on February 12th were, from left: Yvonne Byrne (Rural Development Consultant), Marie Flynn (Dunmore East FLAG Committee) and Stephanie Sheehan, Tús employee with FLAG.
The development of a more deep-rooted and sustainable tourism sector in Dunmore East was one of the key findings which emerged from the ‘Turning The Tide’ survey, which was published just under a fortnight ago. The survey forms part of a project that WIT’s Peter [...]

Dunmore’s future “can be brighter”

Reviving Dunmore East from a fisheries and tourism perspective has been at the heart of the 'Turning The Tide' project, which was discussed at the Ocean Hotel on Wednesday last.  								| Photos: Joe Cashin
Revival of Harbour buildings urged at Ocean Hotel meeting The re-energising of disused buildings in Dunmore East Harbour, the creation of new marine and microbusiness opportunities and a meaningful way of engaging with the seaside village’s youth were urged at a public meeting held at the Ocean Hotel on Wednesday last. The meeting discussed the [...]

How ‘flying fish’ can boost airport

The development of a depuration centre in Dunmore East Harbour could provide Waterford Airport with an unprecedented non-passenger-related commercial link.   								| Photo: Eoin Murphy
Creation of Depuration Centre would have knock-on benefits for Killowen A rejuvenated Dunmore East Harbour could prove an unlikely strategic ally in securing the long-term future of Waterford Airport, a public meeting in the village was told on Wednesday last. The benefit of developing a Regional Depuration Centre in Dunmore East (where shellfish subjected to [...]

Voice appearance for Dunmore’s Ashley

Ashley Loftus
Dunmore East singer-songwriter Ashley Loftus is to feature on this Sunday’s The Voice of Ireland on RTE One. She’ll be performing Damien Rice’s The Blower’s Daughter to the 4-judge panel, in the hope of making it to the series’ live shows in May. Ashley works as a freelance digital marketing manager and is based at Central [...]