South East Technological University targets development of University-Enterprise Quarter at former Waterford Crystal site

Approval has been given to the South East Technological University (SETU) to expand its presence in Waterford with the purchase 20.3 acres of the 37-acre Waterford Crystal site, the entirety of what was offered to SETU.

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Ground broken on Waterford North Quays Public Infrastructure Project

The ground has been broken on the North Quays Public Infrastructure Project by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD, Minister for Environment, Climate, Communications and Transport, Eamon Ryan TD and Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD. Read more

Waterford’s Mount Congreve gardens re-open after €7m rejuvenation project

The Mount Congreve Estate in Kilmeaden, County Waterford, has been re-developed into a world class tourist attraction and is expected to welcome over 86,000 visitors this year alone.

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Ireland South East #1 Region for FDI Strategy for third consecutive year

The Ireland South East region has been selected as #1 Region for FDI Strategy for the third consecutive year at the Financial Times/fDi Intelligence Magazine European Regions of the Future 2023 Awards. Read more

Further Expansion at Rosslare Europort as Finnlines expand freight services by adding a second vessel

Major increase in capacity for freight customers on Rosslare Europort to Zeebrugge route. To meet the increased capacity and frequency demand from customers, Finnlines is strengthening its Rosslare Europort to Zeebrugge freight service. Read more

Waterford Chamber to host South East Jobs and Skills Fair

Waterford Chamber, in partnership with Waterford City and County Council, are hosting the South East Jobs and Skills Fair on Saturday, March 4th in City Hall Waterford from 9am to 4pm.

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GIY Waterford and Supervalu to help school children experience the wonder of growing food

A new partnership between GIY Waterford and SuperValu will provide 50,000 Irish primary school children with the tools for growing food and food literacy education. The ‘Let’s Grow’ project aims to put homegrown food center stage in classrooms across Ireland. Read more

Chamber and LEO team up for ‘Getting to Know You’ Podcast

Waterford Chamber, in partnership with Waterford Local Enterprise Office, has launched a new podcast, Getting to Know You, which will feature interviews with local business people and debates around topical issues pertaining to business. Read more

SSE to develop solar and battery co-location project at Wexford wind farm

Energy operator SSE Renewables has announced its first solar energy and battery co-location project in Ireland, choosing its existing South East wind farm for the development. Read more

Nolan Transport officially open new €12m ‘Global Logistics Park’ in Wexford creating 30 jobs

Nolan Transport has opened a major new €12m warehousing facility in Wexford that will support 30 jobs in response to an unprecedented demand for warehousing facilities caused by changes in customer needs and disruption in the supply chain stemming from Brexit and Covid.  Read more