Waterford man honours 2013 Boston Marathon bombing victims

On April 18th, the eyes of the world will be on the 120th Boston Marathon. Three years ago, two bombs detonated close to the finishing line of the Boston Marathon, killing three spectators and wounding hundreds more. In the intervening years a group of proud and defiant Bostonians formed the 2013 Boston Marathon Tribute Memorial … Continued


Massachusetts Institute of Technology Boston Terrorist victim honoured by Crystal engraver

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Boston Terrorist victim honoured by Crystal engraverSean Egan is renowned for his beautiful, poignant crystal creations. His works include the 9/11 Twin Towers commemorative sculptures and, in 2013, his “Gathering Bowl” was presented by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny to U.S. President Barack Obama, in the traditional St. Patrick’s Day White House … Continued


Spraoi’s ‘String of Sound’ to surround Kite Studios

Kite Design Studios, in Henrietta Street, will certainly be busy during this year’s Waterford Spraoi weekend as the studio sponsors a new event, String of Sound, on the festival’s opening evening. On Friday, August 2nd, a group of selected Waterford musicians and bands will create a unique music trail in the Viking Triangle, performing a … Continued


Former Dragon speaks at FREE business start-up seminar

Waterford City Enterprise Board’s ‘Fresh Start’ seminar at the Tower Hotel last Thursday attracted a large and enthusiastic audience of budding entrepreneurs. Over 90 attendees listened to start up advice from Mary Doherty of Granny Maddox and Sean Egan of Sean Egan Artglass, and information on how to best develop an idea into a business … Continued


Irish heritage takes pride of place on Shamrock Bowl

 Crystal bowl designed by ex-Waterford Crystal master engraver presented to U.S. President Obama by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD It was a proud moment in Waterford’s esteemed history of glass manufacturing as, this year, the traditional bowl of shamrock presented to the US President on St. Patrick’s Day originated in the Crystal County. Sean Egan … Continued