Showcase for Waterford craft and design companies

Waterford’s craft and design industry had strong representation at this year’s Showcase Creative Expo, which took place from January 19thto 22ndin The RDS in Dublin. Eight craft and design companies showcased the very best of Waterford creativity, design and innovation, with the assistance of Local Enterprise Office Waterford. The city and county-based enterprises, Irish Handmade … Continued


Waterford City and County Council’s Economic Development and LEO Waterford partner with Retail Excellence Ireland

Waterford City and County Council’s Economic Development and Local Enterprise Office Waterfordare seeking expressions of interest from retail business owners or managers in Waterford city, Tramore or Dungarvan who wish to avail of a heavily subsidised place on the Retail Excellence Ireland Management Development programme. Now in its seventh year the programme is regarded as … Continued


Remembering loved ones at Christmas with Waterford Rotary

Waterford Rotary launches its 22ndseason Memorial Christmas Tree  Last Wednesday, November 27th, the Rotary Club of Waterford launched its 22ndannual Memorial Christmas Tree at John Robert’s Square in Waterford City.  Christmas is such an important time for family, but it’s also a time when we most miss those loved ones who are lost to us. … Continued


Keeping your senior family members safe this Christmas

With Christmas just around the corner, many of us will be planning to return home to spend some of the Christmas holidays with elderly parents, grandparents or family relatives. Home Instead Senior Care is advising, over the holiday season, to keep an eye out for tell-tale signs that our elderly relatives may need more help … Continued


A creative innovative workspace awaits Waterford businesses

Local Enterprise Office Waterford calls on start-ups to apply for Boxworks residency. Local Enterprise Office Waterford is inviting submissions from those with a business idea or are in start-up phase to apply for its 2020 Desk Programme. The Desk programme will provide free desk space at one of Ireland’s most exciting innovative co-working hubs, Boxworks … Continued



Renew backs National Reuse Month

October is Ireland’s National Reuse Month,a waste prevention initiative to raise awareness about the economic and environmental benefits of reusing everyday items and materials that would otherwise go to waste. On October 17th, Renew Enterprises will hold an Open Morning at its premises at Lacken Road Business Park to raise awareness about the reuse work the centre does … Continued


Local Enterprise Office Waterford to celebrate National Women’s Enterprise Day

With the ‘biggest ever’ National Women’s Enterprise Day planned for October 17th, Local Enterprise Office Waterford will host a networking event at the Tower Hotel, that promises to inspire and educate the next generation of female entrepreneurs. With this year’s “Making It Happen” theme, entrepreneur Muireann Fitzmaurice will deliver a workshop on developing leadership competencies, … Continued


Local Enterprise Office Waterford helping Waterford Businesses get Brexit Ready

From October 31sthow we trade with the UK will change profoundly.  Waterford companies that trade with the UK will need to take steps to mitigate the impact of trading with a non-European Union country and once the UK leaves the European Union and Customs Union, it will be regarded as a “Third Country.” However, it will … Continued


Home Instead issues advice to those facing home-help package cuts

With recent reports highlighting the Health Service Executive’s financial deficit reaching €170 million, Home Instead is offering advice to those whose home help packages have been affected. There are currently 6,000 people awaiting home help packages and HSE budgetary constraints may curtail the provision of new packages to those who wish to live independently at … Continued