Thursday, 11th February 2016
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Would you like to be part of Waterford’s Newest Summer Festival?

Waterford is celebrating its position as the capital of the ‘Sunny Southeast’ and is set to host what is planned to be the longest Summer festival yet. ‘Summerval’ the brainchild of the team behind the hugely successful Winterval festival is planned to take place across Waterford City with some fringe events in Tramore, Dunmore East and Mount Congreve during weekends from late June to early

September 2016 excluding the Spraoi weekend.

Organisers are now putting a call out to the arts community, to entertainers, to sports groups and to anyone who would like to get involved to register their interest in being part of the longest Summer festival in Ireland. It is planned that the Summerval festival will be managed on behalf of Waterford City and County Council by the same team that created and manages Winterval annually.

Commenting on the planned extravaganza of Summer fun for all the family Summerval festival Chair Barry Monaghan said, “The objective of the Summerval iniative is to make Waterford City one of the foremost attractive destinations for the domestic family holiday and weekend stay in Ireland and to use this platform to highlight many of the fantastic other attractions on offer across the County. Summerval will also highlight to a... Read more »»

Would you like to be part of Waterford’s Newest Summer Festival?

Would you like to be part of Waterford’s Newest Summer Festival?

Minister Coffey Election campaign launches to capacity audience

Minister Coffey Election campaign launches to capacity audience

Minister Coffey hosted his election launch in the Granville Hotel, Waterford City 8pm, Thursday 4th February. Minister Coffey's campaign was attended by Ireland South MEP Sean Kelly who is... Read more »»

Clean Sweep for The Tower Hotel, Waterford at recent ISAI Awards

There are celebrations all round at one of Waterford's most popular hotels this week as they have scooped two hugely prestigious gongs at the Irish Accommodation Services Institute Awards 2016.

The Tower Hotel and Leisure Centre was awarded the Gold Award for Excellence for achieving exceptional standards across a broad range of accommodation services including, servicing of guest bedrooms, washrooms and public areas. Not alone that, but they were also presented with the Supreme award,... Read more »»

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