€85 Million Extension At Bausch + Lomb Waterford Officially Open

Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health company, today announced that Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD and  Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation,  officially opened a €85 million extension at the company’s Waterford, Ireland facility to help meet the consumer demand of its contact lens portfolio, specifically Biotrue® ONEday daily disposable […]

Irish Ferries Set For Spraoi 2017

As Waterford gears up for the annual Spraoi Festival, which takes place in the city over the August Bank Holiday Weekend from August 4-6th next, Irish Ferries has announced it will once again be lending its support to the event.   Now in its twenty-fifth year, Ireland’s oldest city will host hundreds of performers, an array of […]

Lismore Castle Farm Silage Exhibition 2017

The Silage Exhibition 2017 will be taking place at Lismore Castle Farm, Lismore, Co. Waterford on Sunday 23rd July. The Exhibition will feature Vintage Silage Cutting, a Vintage Show, The Ford 100 Year Celebration, An Artisan Food Village and family entertainment.  There will also be the Tractor Pulling Championship with entertainment by Seamus Moore ‘the JCB […]

Award Winning Irish Travel Films To Feature At Immrama Festival

An exploration of travel and tales of travel will be told at the fifteenth annual Lismore Immrama Festival of Travel Writing this June 14th to 18th in county Waterford. Opening the festival will be the screening of two award winning travel documentary films produced by Paddy Hayes.   Mongolian Rhapsody and Jamaican Rhapsody are a […]

Secondary Schools Invited To Take Part In Competition To Find Ireland’s Next Young Food Entrepreneur

Cully of the Cully & Sully food business returned to his old secondary school in Waterford accompanied by GIY (Grow It Yourself) this week. During the visit Cully shared with the students the success story behind one of Ireland’s biggest food businesses and launched an inaugural competition titled ‘Give Peas a Chance’. This initiative aims […]

200 Jobs For Kilenny And Waterford

Kilkenny, Ireland-Based Studio to Create 140 Jobs and develop Animated Children’s and Family Television Entertainment, for Multiplatform Global Distribution Significantly bolstering animation production in Ireland, Mercury Filmworks, one of Canada’s most prolific independent animation studios, has joined forces with acclaimed Kilkenny-based animation studio Cartoon Saloon to create an all-new 2D-focused animation studio in Ireland, Lighthouse […]

WIT Information Evening On How To Upskill For Work And Life

People thinking about study from Waterford’s neighbouring counties invited to the information evening on part-time and postgraduate study options at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) WIT is holding an event on Tuesday, 17 May aimed at prospective students for WIT part-time and postgraduate programmes including courses funded under the Government’s ICTSkills/Springboard programme. The majority of WIT’s students […]

St Patrick’s Day 2016 – A Travel Guide

It’s that time of year again – time to don the green feather boas and the tricolour and embrace our national holiday – St Patrick’s Day. A number of colourful and fun-filled parades will descend on towns and villages across the county this Thursday 17th March to celebrate our patron saint. Here at AA Roadwatch, […]

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National 1916 Centenary Events

Although most of the 1916 centenary events are focused around Dublin City, there are a number of national events taking place too over the Easter weekend and throughout 2016 in an effort to commemorate the Rising. So whether you hail from Con Colbert’s home county of Limerick or you’re a Cork native like Thomas Kent, there will be […]

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Faithlegg House Hotel wins AA Delicious Dish of the Year

‘Scallops with Black Pudding, apple and locally brewed Cider’ at Faithlegg House Hotels’ Roseville Rooms Restaurant has won Delicious Dish at this year’s AA Hospitality Awards. The public vote category was added to this years’ ceremony to mark the launch of the AA’s new standalone restaurant Rosette award programme. The AA Delicious Dish award represents a dish much […]

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