Economic opportunity of offshore wind development for South and South East outlined in report

A substantial,  €4.4 billion in gross value add, economic opportunity for both the south coast region and Ireland as a result of the development of the south coast offshore wind pipeline has been identified in a study carried out by BVG Associates. Read more

Ireland’s newest library and makerspace, Mayfair Library in the Abbey Quarter, Kilkenny is open

Ireland’s newest library, the Mayfair, has been opened in the the Abbey Quarter, Kilkenny City. The new building will provide library space of 1,800 square metres, comprising of flexible digital spaces for training and innovation with a dedicated makerspace providing access to 3D printers, 3D scanners and sewing machines.

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Ireland South East and Waterford City achieve Top 10 ranking across four categories in fDi European Cities and Regions of the Future Awards 2024

Ireland South East and Waterford City feature in the Top Ten listing in four categories on the fDi European Cities and Regions of the Future 2024.

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Innovative delivery management platform, Scurri, launches new European headquarters in Wexford

Irish multi-million euro company Scurri announces opening of state of the art HQ designed to enhance team collaboration and support plans for global growth. Read more

New York Times names Waterford among top ‘52 Places’ to visit in 2024

The New York Times has named Waterford among the top places to visit worldwide in 2024 and is the only Irish location on the list. Read more

Kilkenny’s Cartoon Saloon receive Creative Emmy in LA

‘Screecher’s Reach’, the Cartoon Saloon-produced episode of Star Wars anthology Star Wars: Visions has received a Creative Emmy for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation in the Production Design category.

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Waterford named Ireland’s cleanest city in latest IBAL litter survey

Waterford has been named Ireland’s cleanest city in the latest Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) rankings. Read more

Waterford selected as European City of Christmas 2024

The International Jury of the European Capital and City of Christmas 2024 unanimously voted to award the European City of Christmas 2024 title to Waterford City. Read more

startX community event this Wednesday in the Medieval Museum in Waterford

South East Technological University (SETU), has officially launched: startX. A pre-accelerator programme aimed at supporting four cohorts of ambitious early-stage innovators. Read more

Cartoon Saloon and Lighthouse Studios win at the Irish Animation Awards

Cartoon Saloon’s animated fantasy film My Father’s Dragon came out on top at the recent Irish Animation Awards with five wins, including the award for Best Irish Feature. Lighthouse Studios also scored two awards for their animated series The Cuphead Show!. Read more