€3.7m funding announced for Mount Congreve

FUNDING of €3.7 million has been announced for the Mount Congreve Estate in Co. Waterford, with the aim of developing a tourism destination for an annual 150,000 visitors. The Rural Regeneration and Development Fund, part of Project Ireland 2040 has...

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Kilmacthomas pumpkin makes historic weight!

WATERFORD pumpkin enthusiast John McDonough was delighted to see his latest mega creation tip the scales in record-breaking manner on Saturday morning last – albeit unofficially. John, who has grown pumpkins for decades, gained prize winning recognition at the Virginia...

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Shona’s design for a small business in the Deise Gaeltacht

“IT’S a bit mad out there, isn’t it,” Shona Shirley MacDonald sunnily observed from her stand in the Local Enterprise...

Monday, 30/09/19 - 5:30pm Read More

Waterford IFA Chair hopes for calmer times

As tens of thousands of visitors negotiated the small town of tents, stands and exhibits erected for the National Ploughing...

Friday, 27/09/19 - 12:00pm Read More

Hard yards to regain as meat processing resumes

WHILE disputes at meat plants at Waterford and South Kilkenny have finally stood down, the disruption caused to regular processing...

Thursday, 26/09/19 - 7:00pm Read More

Time to make waves with Waterford’s maritime offering

THE recent controversy regarding the temporary relocation of the ‘Vadrafjordr’ longboat has sparked a debate about how the city and...

Tuesday, 10/09/19 - 4:30pm Read More

Huge crowds and splendid sunshine at 193rd Iverk Show

“We’ve no Liam MacCarthy to show off,” a local sighed to this reporter as I strolled through the heavily populated...

Tuesday, 03/09/19 - 12:30pm Read More