Waterford joins the National Purple Flag celebrations
Waterford Purple Flag joined the celebrations in Carrick-on-Shannon this week as the Purple Flag Accreditation programme reached a milestone of 20 accredited towns and cities in […]
South East Micro Food Export Initiative
The first phase of the South East Micro Food Export Initiative (SEMFEI) is open to all micro-food clients of Local Enterprise Offices across the South East […]
South East Patient Advocacy Group Calls For Cross Party Support On 24/7 Cardiac Care at UHW
South East Patient Advocacy Group is calling on Fianna Fáil gather cross-party support for Private Member’s Motion to implement 24/7 cardiac care at UHW. The South […]
LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED…..
In the early days of January, before the tinsel was down, I decided that this month’s blog would be one of love and romance, no matter what. The plan was somewhat similar last year with the piece half-written only for the death of David Bowie to blow it off its hinges. I promised to myself that I’d re-visit it a year on though, because with Valentine’s Day in the offing I want to put some irresistible love songs your way. Some may be familiar to you but I’m confident there are at least a few curveballs you won’t know but are worth your time to investigate so you can play them to your beloved on the Big Day. He/she won’t be disappointed, I promise!…
Good News for Built Heritage in Waterford
Minister for Arts, Heritage Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys has announced the introduction of 2 funding schemes for Protected Structures – the Built Heritage […]
Waterford’s League of Ireland story enters a new era
The new era in Waterford’s League of Ireland’s story has begun with the appointment of Pat Fenlon and Alan Reynolds as part of the club’s new management team in director of football and head coach roles respectively. The club will also henceforth be known as Waterford FC instead of Waterford United…
YOU HAVE BEEN LOVED…….
2016 took a phenomenal number of people from the world of entertainment prompting much hand wringing and cries of “Oh my God, what’s happening? The world’s gone crazy!” Well, no. Not really. Let’s be brutally honest here, the vast majority of those who died were actually elderly, in their late 60s or 70s. It doesn’t make their loss any less sad but it is a stark reality nevertheless. George Michael was different, aged just 53 is shockingly young….
Majority of towns clean but 2016 sees rise in litter levels nationally
No litter blackspots but ’disappointing’ deterioration in Dublin City Galvone in Limerick City at foot of rankings Dumping replacing litter as critical environmental issue 2016 saw […]
THE GREEN GOD
Right, where was I? Ah yes, the guitarist whose career came off the tracks. This, you may recall, was the planned blog last month until the easily distracted yours truly went off in a different direction altogether. The man I’m talking about is Peter Green, the so called Green God and founder of Fleetwood Mac. I’d have thought it’s reasonable to assume there are a great many people unaware that there was ever a bloke called Green in the Mac…