Press Releases 2020


September

  • Double success for Waterford in International Green Flag Awards for Parks
  • Waterford Council informs recipients of pilot Shop Front Improvement Scheme
  • Waterford Council launches free Wifi in Grattan Square, Dungarvan - WiFi4EU

  • August

  • Waterford expects exceptional weather event associated with Storm Ellen
  • Waterford Poetry Prize competition now open

  • July

  • Waterford Council launches a Pilot Shop Front Improvement Scheme
  • Have Your Say on Waterford's new Development Plan 2022-2028
  • Waterford Regional Airport seeks approval from An Bord Pleanála for Airport extension
  • Waterford Council grants Planning Permission to Falcon Real Estate Development Ireland for North Quays Development
  • Irish Water lifts Water Conservation Order following heavy rainfall and recovery of sources
  • Dungarvan Town Centre reopens with a renewed sense of Summer Vibrancy

  • June

  • Waterford signs up to Covenant of Mayors
  • Cappoquin receives €1.2 million in Rural Development funding
  • Abbeyside Coastal Walk Opens
  • Decade of Centenaries Community Grant / Deontas Pobail do Dheich mBliana na gCuimhneachán
  • New parking offer comes into effect - "Buy 1 hour, get 2nd hour free"
  • Waterford's COVID-19 Economic Recovery Plan

  • May

  • Waterford Libraries 'Click & Collect' service opens
  • Online Book of Condolences opens for Brendan Bowyer, Freeman of Waterford City
  • Waterford celebrates creativity for kids at Cruinniú na nÓg 2020
  • New traffic flow layout in operation in Waterford from 19th May

  • April

  • COVID-19 Mortgage Payment Break for Local Authority borrowers

  • March

  • Waterford City & County Council statement on rents for Council tenants
  • ArtsLinks bursaries awarded for 2020
  • Waterford Council issues update on Communications
  • Waterford Libraries receive funding to upgrade sensory facilities in 4 branches

  • February

  • Cappoquin Town Regeneration - Public Meeting
  • Waterford Council ends use of Single-use plastics
  • Creative Ireland Open Call Grants 2020 opens

  • January

  • ESRI Ireland helps Waterford Council to improve public services for 116,000 citizens
  • GAA & Local Authorities partner for Sustainable Communities