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Wednesday, 27th March 2013

RTÉ’s At Your Service features hotel experts Francis and John Brennan as they help struggling hospitality businesses all over Ireland. In the latest series they tackled not just hotels but also a golf club, a historical house and even a private members art club.

With no time to waste before this year’s summer season, they’re now looking for the next set of businesses needing their help. These will be filmed this year, with the final programmes transmitting on RTÉ in 2014.

Once again the Brennan brothers are on the search for B&Bs, hotels, guesthouses, hostels, caravan and campsites around Ireland that are desperate to get their premises into shape, make their businesses work better and improve their balance sheets. They’re also looking for hospitality businesses that are considering diversifying their business, such as opening a gift shop, tearoom or setting up a

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Wednesday, 27th March 2013

Water in Waterford City achieved 100% compliance with microbiological parameters which is the same as it was in 2010.

Waterford City water achieved 99.6% compliance with chemical parameters which is also an increase in quality compared with 99.1% in 2010.

Contamination of public supplies with the potentially dangerous E.coli bacteria is down almost 90% nationwide since 2005.

Private Wells and bad weather are a growing cause for concern.

The quality of drinking water in Waterford City has improved according to a report recently released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The report shows that water in Waterford City achieved 100% compliance in microbiological parameters which is the same as it was in 2010, and 99.6% compliance with chemical parameters which is also an increase in quality compared with 99.1% in 2010.

'The Provision and Quality of Drinking Water in Ireland, A Report for the Year

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Wednesday, 27th March 2013

Four members of Waterford City Council have issued a joint statement on the proposed amalgamation of both the CIty and County Councils. Their statement reads as follows:

"In clear recognition of the mammoth task that faces the city of Waterford we the undersigned call on all members of Waterford City council who oppose the amalgamation to work in a cohesive and co-coordinated way to defend our city.

Taking recognition of the fact that when we voted and looked for a cost benefit analysis from the city manger to examine the financial consequences of the amalgamation it was publicly refused us.

It has now come to pass that a line has to be drawn in the sand between the pro-amalgamation pact and we who oppose it.

We must end the ambiguous position where members of the pact publicly state that they oppose the amalgamation at

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Wednesday, 27th March 2013

TV personality and chocolate lover Lucy Kennedy has recently returned from Ghana to learn about the story of the cocoa bean. The visit organised by international development charity VSO and Mondelez International owners of the Cadbury brand is the subject of an upcoming TV documentary entitled The Story of Chocolate. It chronicles the journey of the cocoa bean to chocolate bar. Central to the story is Cocoa Life an initiative that supports sustainable cocoa farming from thriving communities across West Africa.

There are over 720,000 cocoa farmers across Ghana with most working on farms as small as two acres. Established in 2008 by Cadburys, Cocoa Life which works in partnership with VSO aims to improve cocoa production by training cocoa farmers on enhanced harvesting techniques.

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Wednesday, 27th March 2013

The innocent and GIY 'sow & grow’ campaign is back to get little ones around the country sowing and growing in classrooms and youth groups. The sow & grow project aims to get over 25,000 children growing this spring through a fun, free, learning experience that will show them just how easy it is to grow their own greens and eat their crop.

Teachers and youth-group leaders alike can apply for one of 850 free sow & grow packs on innocentdrinks.ie/sowandgrow. Each pack includes 30 growing pots, seeds, soil, lesson plans and growing guides and is sure to keep a group of young growers busy while educating them on the benefits of planting seeds which they will see grow and turn into a delicious, edible plant.

What’s in the 'sow & grow’ packs?

- 30 sow & grow pots, one for each class

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Wednesday, 27th March 2013

A new website to assist people seeking help and support in relation to alcohol-related issues has been launched. The website, DrinkHelp.ie, also has general consumer information on alcohol, including a drinks calculator and calorie counter.

DrinkHelp.ie has been developed by Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, in response to consistent demand from people contacting the charity seeking access to alcohol services, as well as information and advice. Last year, almost 6,000 people used Alcohol Action Ireland’s service finder to search for help.

Alcohol Action Ireland Director Fiona Ryan said: "The service finder had originally been set up to cope with the calls and emails to the office from people looking for help and information, usually for a loved one. We were surprised ourselves to find that almost 6,000 people had used the service finder in 2012. That coupled with

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Wednesday, 20th March 2013

Waterford Professional Photographers launch IPPA Happy Faces

in association with Canon in aid of the Jack & Jill Children's Foundation

Local photographers Leo Murphy, Keith Sullivan & Gerry O'Carroll join the nationwide team of their colleagues from the Irish Professional Photographer Association to offer professional portraits for just €25 with 100% of the proceeds going to Jack & Jill

Target is to get 3,200 people to participate thus raising €80,000 to fund 5,000 home nursing care hours for families nationwide with children with severe developmental delay as a result of brain damage

The way the campaign works is that, throughout Easter week from 30th March to 6th April 2013, members of the public can have a professional portrait for €25 by three local participating IPPA (Irish Professional Photographers' Association) photographers

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Wednesday, 20th March 2013

The World is getting older, yet the topic of ageing and older people rarely makes the headlines in Ireland or around the World. Age Action in partnership with Waterford One World Centre is coming to Waterford to give a workshop called Older People Everywhere. Ageing affects us all and despite many differences between the lives of older people in Ireland and countries in the Global South (‘developing countries'), there are also many similarities. This workshop will explore the role and challenges of older people in Ireland and the Global South in terms of their roles such as being care-givers, leaders, farmers etc. We would also like to hear your views on how older people can be included in and consulted on issues that affect them, particularly when it comes to international policy on Ageing and Development.

The event takes place on

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Wednesday, 20th March 2013

An Introduction to Creative Writing, will arm students with foundation skills and tools to create their own unique pieces of work. You will examine the work of some well known authors and poets, and look at how they have mastered their craft. Participants will get the chance to explore both poetry and the short story as formats, and will be taught exercises that will help develop and inspire their own ideas and stories. You need have had no previous experience with writing, just a willingness to create and have fun! All ages and levels of experience welcome.

Commencing Wednesday 10th April until 15th May at Ferrybank Library, Waterford. Tutor: Eimear Cheasty. Time: 5pm - 7pm. Duration: 6 weeks. There is a nominal fee of €25 to ensure your place in the course. Deadline for Bookings is 4pm on Monday 25th March

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Wednesday, 20th March 2013

Waterford Daffodil Day has arranged with the support of City Council to plant a garden of hope in the Peoples Park on Daffodil Day Friday 22nd March. The Mayor of Waterford Cllr. Jim Darcy will open the garden at 10.30 am that morning and plant a Daffodil Card.

Pupils from schools adjacent to the park Waterpark National School, St. Declan's, Christ Church, Newtown National School & Mount Sion Primary will plant Memory Daffodil Cards in the Garden to the memory of friends or relations who regretfully are not with us anymore.

The public are invited to participate and the cards will be available up to 11.00am in the park. Gardens are also been planted in St. Martins Kilcohan, Belmont Hospital Ferrybank.

This is a Garden of Hope to show that there is always hope & when a sufferer is informed that they are

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    Christmas timeBeing part of the huge crowd that was in Waterford city centre for the annual turning on of the Christmas lights was without a question one of the highlights of the year. Seeing so many people, and particularly young people, infants and children, being part of the whole event made the turning on of the lights an even better occasion than you could possibly imagine.Each year the Winterval festival just gets better and better and you really have to hand it to the people behind it whose …

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