Sunday, 29th May 2016
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Waterford set to be blooming marvellous, as "City in Bloom" blossoms!

Waterford Business Group and Waterford Council are very much looking forward to the June Bank Holiday weekend, which signals the start of the annual City in Bloom explosion of colour. From this date onwards the City will steadily see a riot of colours emerging from hanging baskets and window boxes place outside shops and business premises all across the City.

The 2016 project has expanded significantly since last year (2015) and the areas that will be covered by this cornucopia of floral displays will include; Ballinakill Shopping Centre, Ferrybank Village, Colbeck Street, Catherine Street, The Mall, The Quay, Baileys New Street, Henrietta Street, High Street, Broad Street, George's Street, Patrick Street and Stephen Street.

Co-ordinating the project in behalf of the Waterford Business Group is George Kehoe, from Occasions The Quay, who commented, "We are delighted to be partnering once again with Waterford Council on this ever expanding project that really does show off our City, and encourages people to look up at our wonderful buildings. The project has grown appreciably and from the small seeds we planted last year and we can now see significant uptake in Ferrybank Village and the Ballinakill Shopping Centre. It is great to see the Council support this... Read more »»

Waterford set to be blooming marvellous, as "City in Bloom" blossoms!

Waterford set to be blooming marvellous, as "City in Bloom" blossoms!

Pressure piles on Halligan over water charges

Pressure piles on Halligan over water charges

Political pressure is beginning to pile on the Independent Alliance member and Minister of State, John Halligan over the ongoing controversy over water charges.

Minister Halligan has... Read more »»

Local councils come together to endorse Three Sisters bid to win European Capital of Culture

Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford also adopt historic Regional Cultural Strategy

Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford local councils have each unanimously endorsed their counties coming together as Three Sisters in a bid to win the European Capital of Culture 2020. The three local authorities have adopted a Regional Cultural Strategy which they will work to roll out together between now and 2025. The councils have also voted to approve the budget for the European Capital of Culture (ECoC)... Read more »»

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