Posts Tagged ‘Tramore’

Tramore gears up for Promenade Festival

The Promenade Festival in Tramore.
The newly formed Tramore Chamber of Tourism & Commerce are finalising plans for The Promenade Festival 2015. The award winning festival is back for a second year in July 3rd,4th,5th in Tramore. The programme of events is set to wow audiences as the town gets ready to play host to 80,000 people over three days . Mary [...]

nearForm opens headquarters in Tramore

Cian Ó Maidín with Enterprise Ireland Chairman Terence O’Rourke.
100 new tech jobs were announced last week for County Waterford in a major boost for the area as three-year-old Irish technology company nearForm officially opened its new headquarters in Tramore. The announcement was made by nearForm co-founders, chief executive officer (CEO) Cian Ó Maidín and chief technology officer (CTO) Richard Rodger. Speaking at the launch [...]

Stolen ashes returned after Facebook appeal goes viral

Keith Nolan, who was heartened by the response to a Facebook appeal which led to the return of the ashes of his partner and unborn child.
The stolen ashes of a Waterford woman and her unborn child have been safely returned to her heartbroken partner. Keith Nolan, whose partner Lorraine died last summer whilst five months pregnant with the couple’s third child, made a plea on Facebook last week for the public’s assistance after his home in Tramore was burgled on Wednesday [...]

Local writer launches sci-fi novel

Cecilia Carelse.
Local writer Cecilia Carelse admits to photographing animal poo (and tracks) when out walking in the countryside but has since dropped that snippet of information from her author biography. Originally from England, she’s been living in the South-East of Ireland since 1991, worked at Bausch & Lomb, then CCImages photography and currently, in digital marketing [...]

Tramore Ska Festival proves a great success

The Selecter, fronted by Pauline Black, produced a fantastic set at O'Shea's, Tramore.
The fourth Ska Festival in Tramore proved a great success over the Easter Weekend and plans are already in place to potentially extend the event over four days next year. Hotels, hostels and guest houses were full in the town for the event, event organiser Owen Kavanagh told The Munster Express, with Mark Dunne also assisted [...]

New plans at Tramore Tourism and Chamber

A well-attended Tramore Tourism and Chamber held their general meeting recently and elected a number of officers at the Majestic Hotel in Tramore. There was widespread support for the new organisation, which will mean more grant monies and supports can be secured for Tramore Tourism. There was a message of support from city and county manager [...]

Tramore Chamber off to a great start

The All-Aboard Inclusion Playpark is one of many projects recently completed in Tramore.
Waterford Chamber is delighted to be part of the formation of the new Tramore Chamber of Tourism & Commerce. Officially launched at their inaugural AGM on Tuesday, March 24th, the new entity, formally known as Tramore Tourism, will work to ensure better representation for the business community in Tramore, in terms of job creation, lobbying and [...]

nearForm Announces 100 New Jobs At Official Opening

Mayor of Waterford City & County Council Cllr James Tobin cuts the ribbon at nearForm.
100 new tech jobs were announced last week for County Waterford in a major boost for the area as three-year-old Irish technology company nearForm officially opened its new headquarters in Tramore. The announcement was made by nearForm co-founders, chief executive officer (CEO) Cian Ó Maidín and chief technology officer (CTO) Richard Rodger. Speaking at the launch [...]

A Jolly Rose Outing!

The Roses stop for a "Tea Break" on their tour of the park.
Tramore Chamber of Tourism & Commerce hosted the Waterford Rose centre in glorious Tramore on Saturday March 21st. The sun was shining for the beautiful Roses who were entertained by the Tramore Chamber and local businesses for the day. Starting off with a visit to the big beach the girls created a stir as they strolled down [...]

‘The Selecter’ headline Tramore Ska Fest

The Selecter
Tramore Ska and Reggae festival are blazing a trail to the 2015 event which will be held over the Easter Bank holiday weekend April 3/4/5. This year’s festival boasts an exclusive Irish show with UK Ska legends The Selecter as their headline act. You’ll be able to hear their stone cold amazing debut album “Too [...]