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

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

Waterford Airport development a step closer with private sector investment secured

Waterford Airport’s major runway expansion is now a step closer after securing a €12m major private investment from Comer Group International in partnership with Bolster Group that will pay for half the proposed plan. Read more

Rosslare Europort named Ferry Port of the Year at European Ferry Shipping Summit

Rosslare Europort in Co. Wexford has been named European Ferry Port of the year at the 2023 European Ferry Shipping Summit in Malmo, Sweden with a more than six-fold increase in European services post-Brexit amongst key factors in the decision. Read more

Waterford Harvest Festival 2023 is officially here

The Waterford Harvest Festival will run from Friday the 8th September to Sunday the 10th September.

From free talks and demos, kids activities, live music, as well as a huge food and craft market, you’re sure to find something for the whole family to enjoy. Read more

Kennedy Summer School will host economic forum on South East region in New Ross

On Friday, September 1 a panel of business experts, and international, national and regional organisations are set to join a discussion focusing on the South East region and its new relationship with the EU following Brexit. The discussion is being facilitated as part of the Kennedy Summer School.

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Significant river works commence on Sustainable Transport Bridge to connect the North Quays Waterford to city centre

A significant milestone was reached in the progress of the Sustainable Transport Bridge this week as BAMs construction barge ‘Skerchi’ was towed into place to commence piling works for the four bridge pier foundations. Read more

First 6km section of the South East Greenway opens today linking Wexford and Kilkenny

The South East Greenway will be a 24km Greenway which commences in New Ross and traverses through South Kilkenny, into Waterford City connecting to the Waterford Greenway, which will result in a 72km Greenway along the South East of Ireland spanning from New Ross to Dungarvan. Read more

Rosslare Europort achieves huge revenue growth on the back of a record year in 2022

Rosslare Europort’s revenue has grown by 39% from €9.280m in 2019 to €12.887 in 2022. This comes on the back of a record year in 2022 when over 200,000 freight units passing through the port for the first time in its history. Read more