Sunday, 22nd July 2018
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Comeraghs Wild 'breaks all records'

The four day Comeraghs Wild Festival was "the best on record, it was a complete sell-out and it will be hard to raise the bar further next year", organising committee chairperson, Mary Flynn said.

An extra date was added; new events like open air yoga, painting workshops and the Nire Valley Summer Drop were introduced and both the Street Fete in Kilmacthomas and the open air concert featuring the Dublin Gospel choir and Newfoundland stood out most, Mary believes.

"It was definitely our best Festival ever. From start to finish. It will be hard to follow this year. But we've an incredible voluntary team together now; we've got the ingredients right for a festival that appeals to all ages and all tastes and we're extremely thankful to Richie Walsh, to Bernadette Drohan and Brid Kirby from the Council for the exceptional work they put in.

"Whether someone is a mountaineer or a culture vulture, the Comeraghs Wild has something for them. Mahon Falls stood out for me this weekend. There's something very special about those mountains and every single person who attended... Read more »»

Comeraghs Wild 'breaks all records'

Comeraghs Wild 'breaks all records'

Eighteen local young LGBTI+ make history!

Eighteen local young LGBTI+ make history!

Eighteen young people from ChillOUT, Waterford recently travelled with four volunteers and two youth workers to attend the launch of the LGBTI+ youth strategy in meeting house square Dublin on... Read more »»

PUBLIC MEETING - Walsh Park redevelopment

The Waterford City South combined Residents are hosting a Public meeting regarding the Planning application to redevelop Walsh Park Hurling stadium which will facilitate 15,000 spectators to attend matches at Walsh Park.

The meeting will take place on Wednesday 18th July at 7.30 pm at St Paul's Parish Community Centre, Church road, Lisduggan.

We hope to have a representative from the G.A.A. County Board, Senior Gardai and the Engineer designers in attendance.

The intention...


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