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Grand Hotel set for court date

Grand Hotel set for court date

Grand Hotel set for court date

Eoghan Dalton Reports The owners of Tramore’s Grand Hotel have a date in court with the local authority. The hotel, which has lain vacant since 2014, has been at the centre of a standoff since the owners had a derelict sites notice served on them by Waterford City and County Council (WCCC). The notice had been served...
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Standoff over CBS sport hall

Standoff over CBS sport hall

Eoghan Dalton Reports A SPORTS club in Tramore has sprung into action over fears that the hall will be demolished and the site sold to a property developer. Tramore Basketball Club was recently told by the old CBS hall’s owners, the Edmund Rice Schools’ Trust (ERST) that it must sign a rolling one-month...
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Tramore’s Prom Fest cancelled

Tramore’s Prom Fest cancelled

Caitlin Reddie Reports The cancellation of the Tramore Promenade Festival (Prom Fest) has been met with considerable local disappointment. The festival, first held in 2014, had become a welcome to Tramore’s summer entertainment schedule. Events Team Chairperson Helen Young has claimed the Festival is unlikely to be...
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Tramore set for bus boost

Tramore set for bus boost

Eoghan Dalton Reports The Bus Éireann service for Riverstown in Tramore is to improve thanks to the return of evening services. It will be part of the summer timetable which will also see a move to a permanent operation of double-decker buses by the end of June, according to Cllr Joe Conway (Ind). There will be buses...
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