Saturday, 29th November 2014
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Santa Arrives in Waterford atop of a Gigantic Iceberg to Open Winterval

Santa Claus got Waterford City into the festive spirit as he arrived to open the biggest Christmas festival in Ireland – the Winterval Festival, which features a market of 60 cabins plus a trail of 32 different festive events across the city until December 23rd. Santa, a big fan of all things ‘Frozen’ arrived onto The Mall sitting atop of a Gigantic Iceberg to greet thousands of boys and girls and assisted in the switching on of the City’s Christmas lights.

Santa’s Iceberg which ‘floated’ from the North Pole to his arrival point at The Mall then paraded along Parnell Street turning on to John’s Street and through Michael Street where he finished his route at the top of John Robert’s Square and assisted the Mayor of the Waterford Metropolitan District Lola O’Sullivan in the switching on of the City’s Festive lights.

Setting sail on his Iceberg from the North Pole earlier in the week Santa was assisted by a crew of friendly Viking elves who steered Santa to Waterford, on arrival he is met by his hardworking Winterval Viking elves. Santa also brings a gift to Waterford as he arrived with a delivery for Waterford Crystal; a half ton block of ice towed from the North Pole which was presented to the House of Waterford Crystal; the team there along... Read more »»

Santa Arrives in Waterford atop of a Gigantic Iceberg to Open Winterval

Santa Arrives in Waterford atop of a Gigantic Iceberg to Open Winterval

Viking Waterford celebrated at the Irish Embassy in London

Viking Waterford celebrated at the Irish Embassy in London

On Tuesday, 19th November last, His Excellency Mr Dan Mulhall, the Irish Ambassador to Great Britain, hosted a breakfast reception at the Irish Embassy in London to mark the 1100th anniversary of the foundation of the city by Viking sea pirates and to... Read more »»

Newspaper backers secure and plan exciting future for Waterford Today

Waterford Today is currently celebrating its silver anniversary year with the promise that it is about to get bigger and better than ever.

That’s the good news emerging from a tough year that has seen the newspaper both entering and now successfully exiting an Examinership. Galmor Ltd., t/a Waterford Today examiner exit was approved in the High Court by Judge Cregan at the beginning of the month.

Waterford Today has become part and parcel of Waterford city and county life over the past quarter of a century and is relied upon... Read more »»

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