Sunday, 24th July 2016
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"We need to put Waterford back on the political map” - Mulligan

2016 Census statistics give a damning indictment on the previous Government’sRegional Development Policy for Waterford and the South East

The release of preliminary 2016 Census statistics give a damning indictment on the previous Government’s Regional Development Policy for Waterford and the South East, in general, according to Cllr Eddie Mulligan.

Cllr Mulligan, who was in the unique position of actually being a 2016 Census Enumerator, has for many months championed the mantra that much more action and less talking must be done to accelerate the economy of Waterford. He believes that the very latest set of Census data reinforces the need for more Government attention and investment into the various high level projects identified by Waterford Council and the wider stakeholder groups.

"As one of the very few Councillors that actively use the Central Statistics Office data, on a very regular basis, I felt that it was important, to do my bit, to ensure that the people of Waterford contributed to that process. Hence, when I was given the opportunity to actually become a 2016 Census Enumerator I jumped at the chance. To me, it has been an invaluable process and engaging with the hundreds of households in my Census area has given me the opportunity, to... Read more »»

"We need to put Waterford back on the political map” - Mulligan

"We need to put Waterford back on the political map” - Mulligan

Flower Show at the Copper Coast Geopark

Flower Show at the Copper Coast Geopark

The 9th annual Flower Show will take place in the Copper Coast Geopark Visitor Centre, Bunmahon on 23rd & 24th July. Entries are invited in the following

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- Decorative... Read more »»

Call for CCTV security for Waterford Harbours

At the monthly meeting of WC & CC Cllr Pat Fitzgerald drew attention to the increase in theft of marine equipment and outboard motors and called for the installation of CCTV at the small harbours along the Waterford coastline that are under the jurisdiction of the council.

Councillor Pat Fitzgerald told council, the amount of outboard engines and marine equipment being stolen from small harbours in recent years is shocking; the thefts are literally putting small inshore... Read more »»

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