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Urban regeneration fund paves way for North Quays transformation in National Development Plan

The publication of the National Development Plan last week has been welcomed by all political quarters in Waterford city and county. Minister of State, John Halligan, T.D. has said that a special €2b. fund has been created to "facilitate a transformative redevelopment of Waterford’s North Quays and other major urban regeneration projects nationally."

Capital funding of €21m. has also been earmarked for a new ward block including the new Palliative Care Centre on the grounds of University Hospital, Waterford.

A further €2.2b. has been allocated for Highe Education infrastructure in the Development Plan, which notes that the development of a multi-campus Technological Universities including he Technological University for the South-East (Waterford IT and IT Carlow), will receive support under this allocation. This does not include separate funding for a new Engineering building to be built under a Public Private Partnership at WIT.

Senator Paudie Coffey said that the announcement marked the "beginning of a new era" for Waterford... Read more »»

Urban regeneration fund paves way for North Quays transformation in National Development Plan

Urban regeneration fund paves way for North Quays transformation in National Development Plan

170th Anniversary of the raising of the first Irish

170th Anniversary of the raising of the first Irish

Tricolour at 33 The Mall, to be celebrated at this year’s 1848 Tricolour Celebration

This year’s 1848 Tricolour Festival Waterford City, celebrates the 170th Anniversary of the raising... Read more »»

Open Minds Ireland Conference Back In Waterford

Have you ever asked questions of the world around you?

- Have you ever watched the news and thought that doesn’t look right?’

- Have you ever thought to yourself there is more to a subject than may appear on the surface?

If the answer is yes to any of the above, then the Open Minds Conference is for you! Last year 150 people gathered for the conference from 9 different counties, from Spain to France, from the UK to afar as the U.S.A., many visiting the ‘Viking City’... Read more »»

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    No Gun ControlAs much as you might sympathize with the students and families of those who were at the center of one of the worst high school shootings in Florida last week, you easily get the impression that their deaths were all for naught. There is absolutely no way, following the 17 deaths at this shooting, that the law makers in America will bring in legislation that will see the curbing of gun use and gun ownership in that country. It is just not the American way.In actual fact if past histor …

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