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GIY and Renault Launch Summer Food Growing Initiative #GrowItYourSelfie

GIY and Renault Launch Summer Food Growing Initiative    Post a #GrowItYourSelfie image on social media be with a chance to win a Renault Fluence Z.E Electric Car GIY and Renault are calling on all food growers to snap a #GrowItYourSelfie to help raise funds for GIY’s pioneering food education centre, GROW HQ, which will open in [...]

2015 Devonshire Day Announced at Lismore Castle

2015 Devonshire Day Announced at Lismore Castle   The annual ‘Devonshire Day’ at Lismore Castle will take place on March 22, 2015, guests to Lismore Castle on this day can take a unique opportunity to enjoy afternoon tea served by the castle Butler in the Pugin Room and experience a tour of Lismore Castle’s Spring [...]

Waterford City Gains €2.1 Million in Positive Media Coverage through Winterval

Waterford City Gains €2.1 Million in Positive Media Coverage through Winterval   Hosting the Winterval Festival 2014 generated just over €2.1m worth of positive publicity for Waterford City.   A detailed analysis found that the festival, which took place from November 21 to December 23 2014, generated €2,127,484.35 worth of positive publicity across press, radio and TV [...]

GIY Cookbook Wins Gourmand World Cookbook Award

GIY Cookbook Wins Gourmand World Cookbook Award The GIY (Grow It Yourself) Cookbook ‘Grow Cook Eat’ which was launched by author and founder of GIY Michael Kelly in October 2014, this week, has been announced as a national winner in the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.  The book now qualifies for ‘Gourmand Best in the World’ Competition. The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards often [...]

14 Finalists for Wexford Has Talent Final

14 Finalists for Wexford Has Talent Final The seond group of Wexford Has Talent Semi Finalists took to the stage at Whites of Wexford on Saturday evening (January 31st) to battle it out for a coveted place in the final. Welcoming the contestants, the judges David O’Brien, Sue Furlong and David ‘Stoney’ Burke and the [...]

Shortlist announced for Waterford Business Awards

Shortlist announced for Waterford Business Awards Following weeks of careful deliberation by an independent judging panel, Waterford Chamber are delighted to announce the shortlist for the Waterford Business Awards 2014. The glamorous awards ceremony will take place on Friday, March 6th in Dooley’s Hotel, where some of Waterford’s top businesses will be celebrated for their extraordinary [...]

Next Generation High-Tech Alpine Salt Grotto Unveiled at Monart Destination Spa

Next Generation High-Tech Alpine Salt Grotto Unveiled at Monart Destination Spa   A brand new custom built and designed Natural Alpine Salt Grotto, which features a newly developed innovative micro-particle aerosol salt system, has been installed at the five-star Monart Destination Spa in county Wexford.   The healing properties of salt infusion has been known [...]

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 [...]