Friday, 1st July 2016
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Tramore ready to put on a show for the Promenade Festival

The ‘Promenade Festival’ returns to Tramore next weekend (1-3 July) and promises to be a great family occasion for all to enjoy. Last year, the festival attracted approximately 30,000 people to Tramore and has now grown to become one of the biggest seaside family festivals in Ireland.

The festival takes place on Tramore’s promenade and features a spectacular Air Show over Tramore Bay, as well as demonstrations from the emergency services, a Spy Bus, street theatre, live music, magic shows, an artisan food and craft village and more. This year, the Waterford Walls project will also be part of the festival – and will be called Tramore Walls.

Speaking ahead of the festival, Keith Daniels, of the Promenade committee, said: “We are so excited that the Promenade Festival is now just around the corner. We have worked tirelessly to make this year’s festival even bigger and better than last year. With that said, we are delighted to have new attractions like Tramore Walls and Spy Bus come aboard; as well as welcoming back festival favourites, like the Air Show, emergency services, Woof’s Dog Show and much more.

"Since 2013, the Promenade Festival gone from strength to strength. I’m proud to say that last year’s festival contributed an estimated... Read more »»

Tramore ready to put on a show for the Promenade Festival

Tramore ready to put on a show for the Promenade Festival

Volunteers needed in Lismore to unlock the secrets of Round Hill

Volunteers needed in Lismore to unlock the secrets of Round Hill

VOLUNTEERS are being sought for a major training and exploration initiative which will see those interested in local heritage and culture uncover the significance of one of county Waterford’s... Read more »»

Discover Ireland's Ancient East on board Bus Éireann and Expressway

Norman knights may have marched on many of the sites of Ireland’s Ancient East, but today Bus Éireann and Expressway’s network of connected services can take you there.

Board the X7 from Dublin to historic Kilkenny Castle, Route 133 to Wicklow Gaol or X8 to the majestic Rock of Cashel. Or jump off the 100x at Drogheda and connect on our local 190 service to visit the historic town of Slane, or the 163 to Newgrange. The popular Bus Éireann 109 service takes in the heritage town of... Read more »»

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