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Culture on the coast

Culture on the coast

Culture on the coast

Despite the challenges posed by Covid-19, all involved with Tramore Coastguard Cultural Centre are looking forward to a bright future The old Irish seanfhocal ‘Ní neart go cur le chéile’ is included on a Covid-19 information board at the entrance to the Tramore Coastguard Cultural Centre. This adage tells us that...
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Alarming Increase In Dog Thefts

Alarming Increase In Dog Thefts

Michele Quinlivan (WSPCA) There has been an alarming increase in the number of dogs reported missing and robbed over the last few months around the country. A few have been reunited with their families but sadly the majority have not been found. It is believed that thieves are targeting dogs due an increased demand...
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Eric Sweeney, RIP

Eric Sweeney, RIP

Eric Sweeney, RIP

Eric Sweeny, composer, organist, conductor and educator passed away peacefully at this home on Tuesday last, July 21st. Born in Dublin in 1948, he studied music at Trinity College Dublin and organ at the Conservatorio di Musica Santa Cecilia in Rome. Sweeney was director of the RTÉ Singers from 1978 to 1981 and also...
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STAYCATION SURGE

STAYCATION SURGE

‘Significant demands’ on Waterford locations Waterford is reaping the benefits of Ireland’s staycation surge, with crowds flocking to popular locations countywide. The high profile ‘Visit Waterford’ advertising campaign, which encourages Irish people to holiday in Waterford this summer, appears to be reaping rewards...
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Waterford team collaborating on landmark global study on mental health during times of infection

Waterford team collaborating on landmark global study on mental health during times of infection

Researchers from the School of Health Sciences at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) are heading up the Irish arm of a global study on population mental health during times of infection. Dr Evan Matthews (Department of Nursing and Health Care, WIT) and Prof John Wells (Dean of the School, Health Sciences at WIT)...
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