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Women on a Mission

Women on a Mission

Women on a Mission

The newly formed Déise Women’s Shed – Mna na Déise Dungarvan has already proved to be a resounding success. Members recently visited the Portlaw Women’s Group and are now focused on seeking a home to call their own. WHILE the concept of a Men’s Shed is already very well established, the idea of a Women’s Shed...
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Parkinson’s positivity

Parkinson’s positivity

Parkinson’s positivity

An innovative course in Waterford is transforming the lives of people with Parkinson’s and other neurological conditions. An innovative course designed to help people living with Parkinson’s and other neurological conditions is generating huge benefits for local participants. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive...
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All hands on deck in Kilmac

All hands on deck in Kilmac

All hands on deck in Kilmac

Heartened by the success of the Waterford Greenway, locals in Kilmacthomas are making a concerted effort to bid for Tidy Towns glory IT’S OFTEN said that a rising tide lifts all boats and there is perhaps no better example of this than the transformation which is taking place in the picturesque village of...
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Proactive Piltown

Proactive Piltown

The enterprising village of Piltown is basking in the glow of successful community projects PICTURESQUE Piltown is certainly punching above its weight in terms of community spirit, pride of place and entrepreneurial activities. Although the village was bypassed in 2002 with the opening of the upgraded N24, Piltown...
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IWA opens new Waterford centre

IWA opens new Waterford centre

The Irish Wheelchair Association’s new resource and outreach centre at the Cleaboy Business Park has been officially opened A NEW home for the Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) in Waterford has been officially opened.Mayor of Waterford City & County Council Cllr Declan Doocey joined Rosemary Keogh, CEO of the...
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Care & Repair returns to Waterford

Care & Repair returns to Waterford

The Care & Repair Programme, a free small odd job service for older people, was recently re-launched in Waterford. WATERFORD Area Partnership is once again offering the Care & Repair Programme in Waterford in association with Age Action, Ireland’s leading charity for older people.The free small odd job...
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