Rosslare Europort welcomes new Stena Vision cruise ferry and service expansion on the Rosslare to Cherbourg route

Rosslare Europort management have warmly welcomed the announcement by Stena Line that it is to double sailing frequency and treble capacity for tourists on the Rosslare to Cherbourg route for summer 2023, with the introduction of the Stena Vision cruise ferry on the route from June 2023. Read more

BAM awarded contract for the construction of the North Quays Infrastructure project

The contract for the construction of the North Quays Infrastructure project has been awarded to BAM. Waterford City and County Council and BAM entered into contract for the construction of the new integrated transport hub and sustainable transport bridge as well as enhanced multi-modal access infrastructure. Read more

Planning Commences for a 10,000 sqm Advanced Building Solution at Ballingarrane Business, Science and Technology Park, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary

There has been significant advancement for the Ballingarrane Business, Science and Technology Campus with the awarding of a contract to the RPS Group to design and seek planning for a 10,000 square metre Advance Building Solution on IDA owned lands within the Campus. Read more

Four new enterprise hubs in West Waterford officially opened as ‘Dungarvan 2040’ published

Four new enterprise hubs in Tallow, Lismore, Cappoquin and Villierstown were officially opened on Friday last while the ‘Dungarvan 2040’ programme was also published. The four hubs have been developed to encourage people to live and work in the Blackwater Valley Economic Development Zone. Read more

Private developer behind Belfast’s Titanic Quarter now confirmed for €550m Waterford North Quays

The private developer for the Waterford North Quays project has now been confirmed and it is Harcourt Developments who were previously behind both the regeneration of the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast as the Titanic Quarter (pictured above) and the redevelopment of the Stanley Dock in Liverpool. Read more

Government approval of €170.6m investment in Waterford’s North Quays paves way for Ireland’s largest urban regeneration project

The Government has today given approval for €170.6m of investment in the Waterford North Quays Infrastructure Project. This project will improve sustainable access between Waterford’s North Quays and the city centre (south of the river Suir) and enable development at the North Quays’ Strategic Development Zone (SDZ). Read more

New 500MW offshore wind farm targeted for the South East

A new subsidiary company, Bore Array Ltd, has been established by the Norwegian state-owned renewable energy giant, Statkraft, in order to target the development of a new offshore wind farm off the South East coast of Ireland. Read more

Horizon expansion on track as planning granted by Waterford City and County Council

Horizon’s ambition to expand its development and manufacturing facility in Waterford to add new drug substance biologics development and manufacturing capabilities is on track as conditional planning permission has now been granted by Waterford City and County Council. Read more

South East Technological University officially launched with major investment announcements

The South East Technological University was officially launched by the Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris this morning with events taking place in Waterford and Carlow. Read more

Smithwick’s Experience Kilkenny reopens with flavours room and barrel yard

Diageo have reopened the Smithwick’s Experience museum with new features the Barrel Yard and the Flavours Room. Read more