Monthly Archives: February 2014


Devonshire Day Announced at Lismore Castle

The annual ‘Devonshire Day’ at Lismore Castle has been announced to take place on March 16, 2014, guests to Lismore Castle on this day can take a unique opportunity to enjoy afternoon tea in the Pugin Room and experience a preview of Lismore Castle’s Spring Gardens. Devonshire Day is now an annual traditional at the [...]

Second Annual Trad Music Festival ‘Cuisle Cheoil’ for Wexford

Cuisle Cheoil Traditional Music Festival returns to Wexford for and even bigger and better second year. Some of Ireland’s top musicians are set to feature at this latest addition to Wexford’s festival calendar, which takes place in Gorey next weekend from February 21 to 23. Festival-goers can enjoy a series of free ‘Trad’ Music sessions at [...]

Second Winterval Festival Offers Business Boost to Waterford

January 1st, 2014. The second annual Winterval festival, which has been celebrated in Waterford since November 29, has attracted an additional 50% in visitor numbers to the city during the festive period boosting the city’s festive coffers. According to the organiser’s business to the City since opening in late November has been brisk with crowds [...]

A Very ‘Gorey’ Halloween Planned in Wexford

  A very Gorey Halloween is on offer in the appropriately named Wexford town of ‘Gorey’ this year. With over 20 different events taking place in Gorey throughout Halloween week until Saturday November 2, Halloween in Gorey is jam packed with fun events for all the family and the programme promises a spectacular celebration of [...]

Director of the Irish Whiskey Company John Telling Announced at Guest Speaker for Waterford Chamber Annual Dinner 2013

The Waterford Chamber Annual Dinner will take place at the Tower Hotel on Friday 15th November.  We are delighted to announce that this year the theme will be ‘Celebrating Waterford’ and all the good things our City has to offer, this theme will be carried through the entire evening local food producers and entertainment. The annual [...]

RTE TV Star Megan Cassidy Launches Ireland’s Biggest Festive Festival

500,000 visitors are expected to descend on Waterford City later this month as details the second annual ‘Winterval’ Festival have been unveiled by RTE children’s TV presenter Megan Cassidy. The thirty-day Winterval Festival gets underway with the arrival of the ‘Man in Red’ via the River Suir aboard a Viking Longboat on Friday, November 29. The [...]

New Ross Announce Details of JFK Remembrance Event for November 22, 2013

New Ross Town Council today (November 12) announced details of the town’s 50th anniversary memorial event ‘The Remembering’ which will take place in the town on November 22, to remember and to celebrate the life of President John F. Kennedy. JFK 50 ‘The Remembering’ is the last in a year long event programme to commemorate the [...]

JFK50 ’The Homecoming’ Wins Chambers Ireland ‘Gathering of the Year’ Award

    The JFK50 ‘The Homecoming’ has been announced as the winner in the annual Chambers Ireland Awards category for the ‘Gathering of the Year’ 2013.   The award ceremony took place in Dublin on the evening of November 13, 2013 and was presented by RTE’s Mary Kennedy. In total five County Wexford projects were [...]

‘Winterval’ and ‘Spraoi’ set to host ‘Viking Invasion II’ in Waterford

  Waterford is set to feel the effects of a second Viking invasion this New Year – the Winterval Festival and Spraoi Street Theatre Company have joined forces to host the ‘Viking Invasion II’ This fun filled Viking invasion will release Vikings onto the city as never seen before, these guys are tough, but weird, [...]

New S92 Search and rescue Helicopter Launched at Waterford Airport

The Irish Coast Guard Sikorsky S92 helicopter was launched on Thursday, January 16 at the Search and Rescue base at Waterford Airport.   The new helicopter will serve the South and South-eastern region of the country on a 24 / 7 basis, as the base has done since it opened in May 2002.  During this time [...]