Glanbia, Coolmore Stud, Dawn Meats, as well as other investors are being asked to put up €5m to help extend the runway at Waterford Airport, with the central government and local authorities stumping up a further €7m, to restart commercial flights in the region.
EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan has said that a new digital innovation hub in Kilkenny City can drive the digital transformation of Europe's agri-food sector boosting innovation and growth in the region.
Stephen Barrett will join the coaching staff of World Tour cycling team AG2R-La Mondiale for 2019. The Fermoy native will assume the role of Performance Scientist with the French squad while also continuing in his role as Strength and Conditioning coach for the Waterford senior hurling team.
A legal review of the Higher Education Authority’s (HEA) powers to undertake investigations and reviews in third-level colleges has held up a report on spinout companies at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) that was due out a year ago.
BACK for sale by private treaty, in a good Waterford city location and including land and buildings, with a €3 million price guide, is the former St Joseph’s House, used for a number of years by the Little Sisters of the Poor as a nursing home.