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

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

Loftus Hall, known as Ireland’s most haunted house, to become luxury destination resort

Press Up Hospitality Group have revealed their ambitious plans to turn Loftus Hall on the Hook Peninsula in Co Wexford into a luxury destination resort. Read more

Kilkenomics Festival releases final tickets for 3rd to 6th November

The Kilkenomics Festival is making its post-pandemic return to Kilkenny on Nov 3rd-6th with a fabulous line-up and the last few remaining tickets of this almost sold out festival have just been released. 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

Wexford Festival Opera 2022 opens tomorrow with firework display

The Wexford Festival Opera of 2022 will open tomorrow with the return of its ever-popular fireworks display after a three-year absence due to the Covid pandemic. Read more

Savour Kilkenny Food Festival returns for the October bank holiday weekend

One of Ireland’s favourite food festivals, Savour Kilkenny marks the end of autumn and is held in the stunning setting of Kilkenny’s Medieval city, in the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East. Read more

Waterford’s Copper Coast named in Lonely Planet list of top 100 ‘Offbeat’ places to visit

Waterford’s Copper Coast has been named in Lonely Planet list of top 100 ‘Offbeat’ places to visit in their new publication. Read more