Posts Tagged ‘Tramore’

National Lifeguard Training Centre opens in Tramore

Crest of a wave: Debbie Smith and Tara O'Riordan pictured at Tramore's new National Lifeguard Training Centre. 							| Photo: Patrick Browne
Tramore’s National Lifeguard Training Centre ‘wouldn’t be out of place in Miami or Sydney’, according to Tramore-based politician and Irish Water Safety volunteer Lola O’Sullivan. The €500,000 on the Lower Prom, the first of its kind in the country, was officially opened on Monday. The new ocean-themed building was built through a partnership between Tramore Surf Lifesaving [...]

Tramore embankment works underway

Works to repair Tramore's embankment, which was breached in several places during the storms of one year ago, are now underway.
Works to repair the embankment/walkway parallel to Tramore Beach is underway, as the City & County Council set about remedying the damages caused by the storm of a year ago. And with a section of the car park east of the (soon to open) Lifeguard Training Centre recently tarmacadamed, one of Tramore’s most frequented areas [...]

Tramore property market moving in right direction

Barry Herterich of Tramore-based Property Partners. "The last six months of 2014 were excellent."
The improvement in Tramore’s property market is ongoing, and given that an extensive range of commercial property has also changed hands locally, it appears that talk of better days ahead in the town is not entirely misplaced. Speaking to The Munster Express, auctioneer Barry Herterich of Property Partners (Main Street, [...]

1848 Tricolour Celebration to meet 3000th school pupil

Actor Liam Rellis as Thomas Francis Meagher at Glor Na Mara NS, Tramore.
Over the last three years a voluntary educational programme has been undertaken by the organising committee of the 1848 Tricolour Celebration to make a concerted effort to visit as many schools as possible. The aim? To inform pupils of the connection between Thomas Francis Meagher and the first ever flying of the Irish flag at [...]

Tributes paid to ‘The Purple Lady’

The late Catherine Coughlan, inset: the scene of the house fire on Priest's Road, Tramore.  					| Main Photo: John Kealy | Inset Photo: Jim O'Sullivan
TRIBUTES have been paid to an elderly woman who died in a house fire in Tramore last week. The fire broke out shortly before 1am on Thursday last at a house on Priest’s Road. Members of the emergency services and a neighbour managed to carry Catherine Coughlan out of her detached bungalow after the fire was [...]

Software firm takes lease at Tramore’s Civic Office

NearForm aims to create 100 jobs at new HQ The news that Waterford company NearForm Ltd has taken out a medium-term lease with Waterford City & County Council in Tramore’s Civic Office building is a ‘hugely welcome’ development according to Councillor John Cummins. He was reacting to the news that the company, with a current address [...]

Concern over Tramore Road flood relief

Waterford City Council Director of Services Mr Fergus Galvin has been asked by Tramore Town Council to address its January meeting.