Sunday, 19th February 2017
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Boundary Commission recommend extension into Co. Kilkenny

The Report of the Boundary Review Committee to the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government has recommended that the

Minister should extend the Boundary of Waterford City and County Council into County Kilkenny by including the entire Electoral area of Kilculliheen and those parts of the Electoral Area of Aglish and Dunkitt contained within the Area of Interest that lie south of the N25 bypass.

This would mean a population of 4,500 would be incorporated into the Waterford area and would likely lead to an increase of one councillor in Waterford Metropolitan

District and a reduction of two councillors in the Piltown Municipal District of Kilkenny County Council. This would lead to a reconfiguration of all of the Municipal Districts within Kilkenny County.

The Report has been greeted warmly by elected representatives in Waterford City and County Council but has been received by members of Kilkenny County Council with hostility.

CEO of Waterford City and County Council Michael Walsh said “Waterford City and County Council... Read more »»

Boundary Commission recommend extension into Co. Kilkenny

Boundary Commission recommend extension into Co. Kilkenny

Waterford youth volunteer recognised in 2017 Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards

Waterford youth volunteer recognised in 2017 Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards

For the dedication she has demonstrated in service to her community, Eimear Mansfield, from Waterford has been recognised as one of 20 finalists in the 2017 Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards,... Read more »»

Boundary Extension should be implemented as a matter of urgency – Cllr. Cummins

Former Mayor Of Waterford Cllr. John Cummins who led the delegation and preparation of Waterford City and County Council’s submission to the independent boundary commission has called on the government and Fianna Fail as the supporting partner to implement the recommendations as a matter of urgency.

In a surprise move on Wednesday evening, the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government published the commission’s report on their website. The recommendations of... Read more »»

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