Mon, 10 Oct, 2016
Waterford City and County Council was discussing a proposal to live-stream its meetings over the internet when it emerged that the actual discussion was being live-streamed.
Wed, 20 Jul, 2016
A Waterford secondary school has apologised to the people of the city after a graduation ceremony for its Leaving Certificate students descended into a “melee” in a public park that has left a mess for the local council to clean up.
Fri, 29 May, 2015
Just one in five who don’t pay on-the-spot fines are pursued
Mon, 29 Dec, 2014
Local authorities are practically powerless to deal with problem tenants causing antisocial behaviour.
Mon, 24 Nov, 2014
The Government has filled less than 800 places on its Gateway job activation programme in the last 20 months, yet still believes it can reach its 3,000 target by year-end.
Tue, 30 Sep, 2014
Waterford city will be buzzing this weekend as it takes a step back in time to celebrate its 1,100th birthday with a comprehensive programme of cultural activities, especially for young people.
Thu, 19 Jun, 2014
The withdrawn plans for a major new office complex on Cork’s Albert Quay have been replaced with a new application from joint developers BAM Property Ltd & Progressive Commercial Construction Ltd.
Thu, 08 May, 2014
When an Irish composer with stacks of choral works to his credit and an enviable international reputation announces he is composing his first opera, it generates a wave of interest that reaches beyond the confines of new music cognoscenti.
Thu, 08 May, 2014
Its the city best known for its Blaa, but archaeologists in Waterford are saying “yabadabadoo” today after the fossilised remains of a new type of dinosaur believed to date back 62 million years were discovered there over the weekend.
Tue, 01 Apr, 2014
A plaque commemorating the visit to Ireland of a former slave and influential anti-slavery campaigner during the Famine was unveiled yesterday.
Tue, 08 Oct, 2013
Cork will get a new county manager following confirmation from the head of Ireland’s largest local authority that he will not be seeking an extension to his contract when it ends this year.
Wed, 02 Oct, 2013
A city centre management group has been formed in Waterford in an attempt to combat the “challenges” faced by the district in the teeth of recession.
Mon, 02 Sep, 2013
Waterford City Council is planning to develop the so-called Viking Triangle at the Mall, Waterford by erecting monuments to Strongbow and Aoife, and John Condon (the youngest soldier in the British army to die in World War I).
Sat, 03 Aug, 2013
UNDER-STAFFING to the tune of up to 60 nurses has “severely curtailed” activities at one of the country’s busiest hospitals, as a surge in emergency admissions and the ongoing HSE moratorium hits waiting lists and services.
Tue, 16 Jul, 2013
Last year he was the youngest person in Europe to develop an app for the Apple store. Now a Waterford schoolboy is about to become the youngest speaker at the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs, being held in Silicon Valley.
Fri, 03 May, 2013
Almost €325m is owed to local authorities by businesses as the level of outstanding commercial rates has risen dramatically in recent years.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2013
Waterford City Council will spend €2.2m to buy 11 houses it was informed were worth considerably less than half that amount.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2013
Local authorities are taking in around €100m each year from Irish motorists in parking fees and fines, but are under considerable pressure to maintain such funding levels.
Thu, 04 Apr, 2013
Auditors have found significant problems with how Waterford City Council has spent public money.
Tue, 02 Apr, 2013
A direct descendant of the man who first raised the tricolour and proclaimed it to be our national flag will return to his great-great-grandfather’s home city next month.
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013
Thu, 24 Jan, 2013
The final phase of Waterford City’s flood alleviation scheme has been launched.
Tue, 23 Oct, 2012
A recent street arts festival in Waterford brought in an economic boost of over €3m to the city, according to Fáilte Ireland.
Sat, 22 Sep, 2012
Residents, businesses, and a third-level college are among the objectors to plans for a waste facility on the edge of Waterford City.
Thu, 23 Aug, 2012
The Department of the Environment has written to all county and city managers giving updated details of the sums deducted from their funding as a result of the non-payment of the €100 household charge.
Sat, 18 Aug, 2012
In the first of a five-day series on unemployment, we focus on the county of Waterford, which has suffered more than its fair share of job losses, writes Conor Kane
Mon, 13 Aug, 2012
Local authorities are spending tens of thousands of euro covering the cost of rounding up stray horses, with Limerick City Council paying out €550,000 in the past 18 months.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2012
Local authority tenants in the greater Dublin area and in cities across the country owe at least €32 million in rent to their local councils.
Fri, 17 Feb, 2012
The proposed establishment of a technological university by three colleges in Cork, Kerry and Limerick has drawn mixed reactions.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2012
Waterford company Zolk C was the first to enter the market with an electronic hand-held tourist guide, bringing heritage sites to life and is now turning its attentions to the lucrative North American tourism market, writes
Mon, 16 Jan, 2012
DUBLIN has one, Cork has one, Limerick and Belfast have their own — now Waterford can be added to the list.
Tue, 06 Dec, 2011
FOR a job that’s routinely criticised as powerless and pointless, there has been no shortage of applicants for the presidency — and no shortage of political intrigue and drama either.
Wed, 28 Sep, 2011
AFTER a roller coaster of a day which saw them race from council meeting to council meeting, Senator David Norris and Dana Rosemary Scallon eventually obtained four council nominations each to ensure their place in the race to the Áras.
Wed, 28 Sep, 2011
Senator David Norris will contest the Presidential election, after tonight securing the support of Dublin City Council.
Tue, 27 Sep, 2011
Dana Rosemary Scallon has received her fourth and final nomination from Offaly County Council.
Tue, 27 Sep, 2011
Senator David Norris has won the support of Waterford City Council in his bid to secure a nomination for the presidential election, bringing to three the number of local authorities backing him.
Tue, 27 Sep, 2011
THIRTEEN recently elected members of the Seanad are to share a windfall of almost €440,000.
Sat, 16 Jul, 2011
TOLL charges will not be suspended during Waterford’s hosting of the Tall Ships Races in three weeks’ time.
Tue, 14 Jun, 2011
MUSIC fans have snapped up over 3,000 free tickets for a concert by Bryan Ferry due to take place during the forthcoming Tall Ships festival in Waterford.
Thu, 19 May, 2011
Thu, 28 Apr, 2011
A FORMER producer with WLR FM in Waterford has been awarded more than €11,500 for being unfairly sacked after she chose to stand in local elections.
Fri, 08 Apr, 2011