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WLR’s Big Breakfast Little Stories creator nominated for New York Festivals Radio Award

WLR’s Big Breakfast Little Stories creator nominated for New York Festivals Radio Award

WLR’s Big Breakfast Little Stories creator nominated for New York Festivals Radio Award

Waterford-born broadcaster and journalist Karen Tomkins has been shortlisted at the international 2022 New York Festivals Radio Awards. Karen is a finalist in the ‘Best Children/ Young Adult Program’ category for her series of children’s audio stories – Big Breakfast Little Stories on WLRfm. The Radio Awards received...
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Waterford showcased to Royals

Waterford showcased to Royals

Waterford showcased to Royals

Justine Dwyer   Blue skies and unseasonably warm temperatures heralded the arrival of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall to Waterford last Thursday when they were welcomed by locals who lined the streets.   As the city basked in glorious sunshine, the Royal couple took full advantage of the good...
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City gears up for Royal visit

City gears up for Royal visit

City gears up for Royal visit

Justine Dwyer Rumours are rife this week that Waterford is gearing up for a royal visit from the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall on March 24th- despite no confirmation being forthcoming from the British Embassy or Waterford City & County Council. However, several local councillors confirmed that they had...
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BVOF/RIAM Next Generation Awards

BVOF/RIAM Next Generation Awards

BVOF/RIAM Next Generation Awards

Blackwater Valley Opera Festival and the Royal Irish Academy of Music have announced a transformative new music prize to support the studies of two Masters students every year at Ireland’s National Music Conservatoire. The largest bursary of its kind in Ireland, the BVOF/RIAM Next Generation Awards will select...
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