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The Heart of Christmas Winterval Festival in Waterford

The special magic of Christmas in Ireland will come alive once more at the end of November at Waterford’s Winterval

Festival with 30 different fun events and activities for people of all ages to enjoy at Ireland’s biggest, brightest and best Christmas event. Now in its fifth year, Winterval begins on Friday, 25th November and will once more be the place magical memories are made as it builds on last year’s success when over 500,000 people from all over Ireland and beyond took part.

With a sparkling programme including a multitude of free events, this year Winterval will shine brighter than ever with fun for families, couples and groups of friends looking for the happiest of Christmas experiences.

Get your Winterval bearings in style with a horse drawn sleigh ride through the Mall, the Viking Triangle and John Robert’s Square or take the Winterval Express Train for a tour of all the festival’s attractions including the Carousel and the Giant Postbox - where those all-important letters to Santa can be dropped off. There is also Reginald’s Tower, the... Read more »»

The Heart of Christmas Winterval Festival in Waterford

The Heart of Christmas Winterval Festival in Waterford

WIT Students receive CPA Ireland Prize for Academic Excellence

WIT Students receive CPA Ireland Prize for Academic Excellence

Waterford Institute of Technology students Monika Vinoya and Martin Harney were the recipients of the CPA Ireland Student Merit Award for academic excellence at the recent 2016 Dean’s List... Read more »»

Cullinane publishes motion to block politicians’ pay rises

Sinn Féin spokesperson for public expenditure and reform David Cullinane TD has published a motion that will call on the government to stop pay increases due under the Lansdowne Road Agreement. The Motion will be debated in the Dail on the 8th November and voted on the 10th November.

Deputy Cullinane said: “This is an issue of fairness. We are still witnessing a two-tier recovery. The legacy of cuts to pay and public services continues to place enormous pressure on ordinary people... Read more »»


Letters to the Editor


    Leo Vs. SimonIt seems like Fine Gael can't hold a parliamentary party meeting without the proceedings leaking like a paper sieve these days. No sooner have the party faithful left the room then the entire contents of the meeting are leaked to newspapers and columnists with the ins and outs of what happened, who said what and who supposedly came out on top.The latest particular twist, and there are many, are the ins and outs of who is shaping up to be the most likely leader of Fine Gael after Enda …

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