Friday, 28th August 2015
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Wonderful Waterford Walls

Waterford has been uplifted with the Waterford Walls Festival which took the city by storm over the weekend, surpassing expectations of organisers as locals and visitors flocked to the city to witness 22 artists create unique and wonderful pieces of art.

Speaking about the event, Edel Tobin, project manager said: "We had hoped the project would impact the city in a positive way. We knew the artists were going to deliver some really exciting pieces which would energise the aesthetic of the city. However, the extent of the positivity from the public and community has been overwhelming.

"From families and senior citizens to teenagers and children, the people have embraced the artists and the project wholeheartedly and the atmosphere has been incredible. People are already talking about next year’s event so really, the response has exceeded all expectations"

Throughout the weekend, artists could be seen hard at work on cherry pickers, ladders and scaffolding around the city. Members of the public shouted support from the pavements and chatted to artists at ground level. Some even had an opportunity to participate in a piece of street art, as KinMx (Katrina Rupit) offered passers-by the chance to spray paint messages on her ‘Waterford wall’, which laid the... Read more »»

Wonderful Waterford Walls

Wonderful Waterford Walls

Heart transplant recipient enters Waterford on mammoth 2500km awareness raising journey

Heart transplant recipient enters Waterford on mammoth 2500km awareness raising journey

Having now completed over 1500km of his 2500km walk all the way around the Irish coast, this week foster carer and heart transplant recipient Ron Cummins will be walking through County Waterford... Read more »»

Wonderful Waterford Walls

Waterford has been uplifted with the Waterford Walls Festival which took the city by storm over the weekend, surpassing expectations of organisers as locals and visitors flocked to the city to witness 22 artists create unique and wonderful pieces of art.

Speaking about the event, Edel Tobin, project manager said: "We had hoped the project would impact the city in a positive way. We knew the artists were going to deliver some really exciting pieces which would energise the aesthetic of... Read more »»

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