Thursday, 20th September 2018
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Bee Keeping course for beginners

Bee keeping course for beginners will take place on Saturday 21st April and Saturday 5th May 2018. For further details please contact: Maurice Brady (Secretary) on 087 9093032 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Paddy Kiely Memorial Darts Competition

Kilmacow Darts Club presents the Annual Paddy Kiely Memorial competition in The Foxes Den, Kilmacow, on Easter Saturday 31st March at 5pm sharp. Men’s and women’s competitions. €10 entry. Tel 051 885313. Kindly sponsored by L.D.C. Darts.

Waterford Regional Gardening Club

Waterford Regional Gardening Club -Thursday 15th March at 8.00pm in the Edmund Rice Centre, Barrack St, Waterford. a talk by Tanguy De Toulgoet of Dunmore Country School, Durrow, Co. Laois. Tanguy will introduce us to different plants & techniques that originate in France which he uses successfully in his organically managed potager-style kitchen garden, where he gives food growing and cookery courses. Tanguy is an exceptionally talented Horticulturist & former Head gardener of Castle Durrow and Clondeglass the ‘private paradise’ of Dermot O’Neill, Gardener, Writer & Editor of Garden Heaven magazine. Non Members welcome €5.00pp Refreshments & Raffle to follow. Contact Noreen 086-4083419.

Legion of Mary Retreat

Annual Legion of Mary Retreat Saturday, March 10th. Will be held in St. Saviours Church, Parish rooms Ballybeg Waterford, from Donation €10. Tea and Sandwiches provided. Facilitator: Fr. Robert Grant P.P. More details: 086 3100581. All are welcome.

Tramore Hospice coffee morning

The next coffee morning in 2018 in aid of The Tramore Hospice Support Group will be in Tramore Golf Club at 11.00am on Thursday 8th March next.

This is always a great location for us as we avail of the enthusiasm and hospitality of the wonderful ladies and gentlemen of the golf club. The reputation of their generosity of home baked pastries cakes and scones precedes them and we are all looking forward to a great morning.

We can expect a great atmosphere there to continue the fundraising for this year for Waterford Hospice.

We look forward to a great turnout and of course we will have a raffle for some unusual and exciting prizes.

Want to grow your own veg? – let GIY Tramore show you how

Grow-it Yourself Tramore is running a seed-sowing workshop at their March meeting to get the growing season off to a good start. This is an ideal opportunity for beginners to learn how to get going and for more experienced gardeners to share and pick up tips.

The meeting is at 7.30pm on Wednesday, 14th March in Ocean View House, Tramore. All are welcome to come along. For further information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 086-3695252.

Dance Thru The Decades 2

DJ/Producer Moorhouse is back with Dance Thru The Decades 2. After the launch on Friday 9th February which was a great night of music from Elvis to Ed Sheeran. Moorhouse plans to make it a monthly social night out for all to enjoy.

Saturday 10th March "Dance Thru The Decades 2" Starts 9pm to 12 Midnight. Doors Open 8:30pm at St. Patrick's Gateway Centre Waterford. Moorhouse will be playing music from the 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, 00's & 10's on the night and taking request. Also on the night refreshments bar and more. Tickets Pre-Sale EUR8 Door Price EUR10.

For bookings and information contact: St Patrick's Gateway Centre, Patrick Street, Waterford. Phone: 0 51 843 589

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Pre-Sale Tickets and Info contact Tom on 087 665 2742 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Symposium on Opening the conversation on prostitution

Tintean Housing Association would be delighted for you to join us on International Women's Day March 8th for a symposium on Opening the Conversation on prostitution from 11am to 2pm.

This free event in Carrickperish Library is aimed at raising awareness on the issue of prostitution in the region and breaking down the stigma.

Irish Wild Life Trust Walks

Glensheleen River Walk, March 11th. Meet at Barron’s Bakery, Cappoquin at 1.30pm or Miller’s Marsh, Waterford at 12 noon for shared transport. Non members welcome. Contact: Paul on 087 6452732.

Ferrybank Library

FREE Talk – Tips for a Wildlife Friendly Garden

Now that Spring is almost here, are you ready to get the gardening gloves on and the tools out? Before you start, why not join Ciaran of the Irish Wildlife Trust for some practical advice on how we can keep our gardens wildlife friendly. Let’s all do our bit to protect our native biodiversity with some simple changes on how we garden.

Ciaran will discuss how to turn your garden into a wildlife-friendly habitat and which plants to use that will provide food and shelter for our wild animals.

An extremely popular talk, we recommend that you book a place and don’t miss out! Phone 051 897200 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Date: Wednesday 7th March 2018

Time: 4:00pm

Venue:Ferrybank Library

FREE Talk – Camino de Santiago - How to choose the perfect Camino for you

Have you ever thought about walking the Camino de Santiago in Spain? Or are you planning your trip already? We are delighted to welcome Karl from Camino Ways once again to Ferrybank Library to get some practical advice on how to choose your perfect Camino pilgrimage. Learn about the most popular Camino routes, the best dates to travel, the history of the famous pilgrimage and planning tips for this very special journey.This is a FREE talk and a popular one at that, so booking is advised. Phone 051 897200 to book your place or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Date: Friday, 9th March 2018

Time: 3:00pm

Venue:Ferrybank Library.

Country Market in Olaf Hall

Waterford Country Market is open in St. Olaf’s hall, behind City square, every Friday between 8am and 3pm. Come in and buy home made bread, cakes, and now gluten-free products. Also seasonal fruit and vegetables, ready made meals and a large range of crafts. Have a tea or coffee and snack from our coffee stall and relax for a chage with your friends.

Everything is reasonably priced and delicious.


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