Stiúideo Shortcourse wins Student Enterprise Awards

Maebh Dimond from Gaelcholáiste Phort Láirge wins Best Student Enterprise in Waterford and qualifies for the National Student Enterprise Finals. Stiúideo Shortcourse, winner of the Senior award, created, produced and sold local greeting cards providing creative new designs in Irish with recycled materials and crisp card designs for special occasions. Stiúideo Shortcourse’s key focal point … Continued


€20 million retrofit commences at EirGen Pharma

EirGen Pharma has announced the commencement of works in its new plant in the IDA Industrial Estate in Waterford, including a €20 million internal refit and additional Plant rooms. This will facilitate an expansion of its Oral Solid Dose manufacturing and packaging capabilities. The new facility will provide an additional 3,500m2 of state-of-the-art manufacturing and … Continued


LEO announces first Glas Award winners!

Local Enterprise Office, Waterford celebrate the inaugural Glas Award winners, Molloy’s Butchers Ardkeen and Coffee House Lane The awards, in association with Waterford City and County Council recognise and celebrate micro businesses in County Waterford who have made significant advances in bringing green principles into their business model. None more so than Molloy’s Butchers Ardkeen … Continued


Video sharing targeted by media regulator.

The media watchdog Coimisiún na Meán (CnaM) has designated video-sharing platforms as a category of relevant online services under broadcasting legislation. This means that online-safety codes developed by the regulator may apply to providers of such services under the jurisdiction of the State. The media regulator Coimisiún na Meán was formally established in March of … Continued


Choose the right music for your coffee shop

Coffee has inspired music for decades. Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, even the Red Hot Chilli Peppers wrote songs about coffee. But how do you inspire coffee drinkers by the music you play? With over two decades of coffee service experience Seamus and the team at Trade Coffee House on the Quay in … Continued


Uoto takes the travel industry by storm

Uoto is the brainchild of Praveen Kaur. Uoto is a peer-to-peer car rental company that aims to revolutionise the way people rent cars at airports. Uoto allows people to park their cars for free at airports when they are going on holidays. Uoto valets their cars and rents them to income passengers, making car owners … Continued


Expat Taxes wins the 2023 Waterford Digital Awards

Waterford Local Enterprise Office, together with Waterford County Council are pleased to announce Expat Taxes as their 2023 Waterford Digital Awards Overall Winner. The ceremony, which took place at Dooley’s Hotel on Friday 9th June, aimed to recognise and reward SMEs based in County Waterford who have developed their ecommerce and digital platforms as part … Continued


New partnership at Waterford’s largest legal firm

Nolan Farrell and Goff LLP Solicitors, founded in Waterford in 1914, is proud to announce its new partnership, the team who will drive the practice over the coming years. One of the largest provincial solicitors’ practices in Ireland, Nolan Farrell and Goff LLP, has evolved over the last couple of years, yet is still proud … Continued


Local Enterprise Office launches first Waterford Digital Awards

Waterford Local Enterprise Office, together with Waterford County Council are hosting their first Waterford Digital Awards in Dooley’s Hotel on 28th October 2022. The Awards aim to recognise and reward SMEs based in County Waterford who have developed their ecommerce and digital platforms as part of their product offering. The Awards are open to all … Continued


Home Instead Waterford urges care for older people in the summer

With the welcome rise in temperatures and the country optimistic for a good summer, advisory warnings for exposure to the sun and the effects of the heat are sure to follow.  However, according to Home Instead Waterford, older people are at increased risk of heat related illness, especially if they live alone, have medical conditions … Continued