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Is your Community/Voluntary group interested in helping celebrate the official opening of Waterford Greenway?

2017-01-16_0918Is your Community/Voluntary group interested in helping celebrate the official opening of Waterford Greenway?
Expressions of Interest are now being sought from Community and Voluntary Groups regarding involvement in events to celebrate the official opening of Waterford Greenway in late March 2017.

Waterford City and County Council has been developing the Waterford Greenway along a 46km section of the old disused railway line from Waterford City to Dungarvan over the past number of years. This development phase is now nearing completion and the official opening is scheduled take place in late March 2017 at a number of key locations adjacent to the Greenway itself.


It is envisaged that the development and completion of the Greenway will have a hugely significant cultural, social and economic impact on the lives of the people of Waterford in the years to come. In order to celebrate this momentous occasion in Waterford’s social history, Waterford City and County Council is now seeking expressions of interest from Community and Voluntary groups, schools, clubs and organisations who may be interested in organising or assisting in organising an event to coincide with the official opening celebrations. Examples of events may include but are not limited to:

  • Walks or cycles along the Greenway
  • Community picnics, parties, BBQs, fancy dress or foodie events adjacent to the Greenway
  • Musical or cultural events
  • Greenway related art competitions or artistic events
  • Historic or heritage exhibitions, walks or talks regarding the Greenway or railway
  • Unusual ways to travel along the Greenway-active travel only

…. and much, much more-the only limit is your imagination!

De bharr go dtarlaíonn Oscailt Oifigiúil Rian Glas na nDéise le linn Sheachtain na Gaeilge, cuirfear fáilte roimh léirithe spéise ó ghrúpaí/eagraíochtaí ar mhaith leo imeachtaí trí Ghaeilge a eagrú/cabhrú le himeachtaí a eagrú i gcomhthráth leis an oscailt oifigiúil.

Expression of interest forms and further information are available to download here or by request from Johnny Brunnock, Community Dept., Waterford City and County Council at or 0761 10 2496.

Closing date for receipt of expressions of interest is 4 p.m., Monday 30th January 2017.

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