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Hopes for summer tourism surge

Hopes for summer tourism surge

Hopes for summer tourism surge

Cruise ships return but Déise still seeking surge The much-anticipated summer tourism bonanza has yet to materialise according to local stakeholders in the industry who said this week that the record revenue figures of last year will not be achieved again. Founding member of Waterford Business Group, Michael Garland,...
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Councillors adopt Development Plan

Councillors adopt Development Plan

Councillors adopt Development Plan

Councillors adopted the Waterford City & County Development Plan 2022 to 2028 at a special meeting last week. The Development Plan was adopted at a meeting held in the Civic Offices in Dungarvan on Tuesday last. Cllr Mary Roche (Ind) paid tribute to staff in the Council’s Planning department for “a good day’s...
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City set for Viking Marathon

City set for Viking Marathon

City set for Viking Marathon

Sunday June 26th will see Waterford play host to our 10th annual WLR Waterford Viking Marathon. Organisers and participants are very excited to return to a live event while continuing the option to participate in a virtual marathon if preferred from June 24th to June 27th. Runners will begin their full, half and...
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Home sweet home

Home sweet home

Home sweet home

Polina Gribanova from Belarus has been visiting Waterford since she was aged nine, thanks to Chernobyl Aid Ireland and the Dunphy family in Dunhill. Now, she has made the Déise her permanent home Kieran Foley In January 2017, I reported on the story of Polina Gribanova from Belarus who has been visiting Waterford...
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Hopes for airport take-off

Hopes for airport  take-off

Hopes for airport take-off

Eoghan Dalton A make-or-break meeting at Waterford Airport this week will reveal whether it has achieved up to €8 million private investment to secure the company’s future. Its board of directors is meeting Wednesday and will hear from a key shareholder on whether negotiations to secure a backer have been...
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