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Wednesday, 19th June 2013

Seminar Empowering Women in Business to be Hosted by Waterford Chamber

Waterford Chamber will host a networking lunch for women in business on Wednesday, June 26. Three top women in business will address the audience at a lunchtime event at Athenaeum House Hotel.

The event entitled 'Empowering Women in Business' will consist of a keynote address from leading Irish female entrepreneur, Susan Hayes, 'The Positive Economist', who will speak about 'Surmounting Barriers to Entrepreneurship and Accelerating Success'.

Nora Widger President of Waterford Chamber for 2013- 2014. Nora is Commercial Branch Manager of Bank of Ireland in Waterford City, a former Board Member of Waterford County Enterprise Board and is currently a member of Waterford Rotary Club.

Marguerite Brosnan will also take to the podium. Marguerite is the South East RegionalManager for Bank of Ireland.

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Wednesday, 19th June 2013

Waterford Chamber and Chamber member Shellac Nails Ltd trading as Osmium Beauty this week celebrate the announcement of an international business investment in Waterford City.

Daniel Farinha CEO Shellac Nails Ltd, a company based in Ballybricken, Waterford are proud to announce that they have secured the exclusive distribution rights to the Utsukusy brand of professional beauty products for Ireland and the UK. The Utsukusy brand has combined the traditions of ancient therapies with the most advanced cosmetic techniques with all products manufactured in Spain while being heavily influenced by Japanese natural remedies making the brand hugely popular in the beauty industry.

Shellac Nails Ltd began trading in November 2012 and have grown rapidly exporting to Europe, the Baltic States, USA, Canada and Austrailia.

Commenting on the announcement Mr. Farinha said, "We are the leading importer and distributor of the Bluesky brand of Shellac

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Wednesday, 19th June 2013

A group of top American travel agents visited Waterford and the South East this week. They flew into Dublin on the inaugural American Airlines flight from JFK, New York, as guests of Tourism Ireland and American Airlines.

The travel agents were here to check out some of the many great things to see and do in this part of Ireland – and to find out what's in store for American holidaymakers during this special year of The Gathering Ireland. It was also a wonderful opportunity to highlight the excellent connectivity between the US and Ireland, with the brand new, daily American Airlines service between JFK and Dublin. Highlights of their itinerary, designed by Fáilte Ireland, included a guided tour at the House of Waterford Crystal and a visit to the Waterford Museum

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Wednesday, 19th June 2013

The People Before Profit organisation in Waterford are calling on City Hall officials to clarify their long term plans for the future of Greyfrairs Heritage Centre. They allege "There is widespread concern amongst the arts community, the wider public and especially staff members at Greyfriars regarding the future of this Arts and Heritage Centre".

Ms. Jane Cantwell, City Librarian who has responsibility for the building has clarified in a statement that:

"The development of the Viking Triangle serves to highlight the importance of the Greyfriars building and it is Waterford City Council's intention to use this historic building as an Arts and Heritage Centre for the foreseeable future.

"Work currently being undertaken will further enhance the building and will provide even greater access to the City's Municipal Art Collection".  

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Wednesday, 19th June 2013

UNHCR Library Campaign for World Refugee Day at Waterford City Libraries 17 – 29 June

To recognise World Refugee Day, 20th June 2013, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in partnership with Waterford City Council Library Service is running a book-reading campaign.

Central Library at Lady Lane and Ardkeen Library will be highlighting books based on the experiences of refugees all around the world. These books, many of which are written by refugee authors span many genres including fact, fiction, autobiography and photography. Book displays of these recommended books will be available in Central Library and Ardkeen Library from 17-29 June.

World Refugee Day has been recognised since 2001 and is an opportunity to salute the strength and courage of refugees; the solidarity of those countries, including Ireland, who assist refugees; and the contribution refugees make to countries around the world.

So help your

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Wednesday, 19th June 2013

On Friday and Saturday, June 28/29 the Sixth Annual George Brown Memorial Event will take place in Inistioge Co. Kilkenny. The emphasis this year is very much on events in Ireland, both historic and current.

On Saturday, in the Church of Ireland, Inistioge, 'Irish Times' journalist and the paper's Assistant Editor, Fintan O'Toole, the key-note speaker will talk on the effect of the Troika-imposed austerity programme on this country and how the people can regain control over their own destiny. He has written extensively on this austerity programme and on the devastating damage it is inflicting on those least equipped to withstand it – the unemployed, the disadvantaged, those depending on the State Health Service, those on the minimum wage, those suffering financially due to 'negative equity. This is a subject which he has dealt with in detail in a number

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Tuesday, 11th June 2013

One of Waterford’s greatest lost treasures returns to the Viking Triangle after 400 years

The Lismore Crosier, one of the greatest treasures of Ireland and a remarkable example of the Vikings’ contribution to Irish art, was made in 1111 AD and has the distinction of being the earliest piece of Irish metalwork to have the artist’s name inscribed on it. Waterford Museum of Treasures is proud to announce that for the first time in some 400 years the Lismore Crosier will be back in Waterford and on public display in the Medieval Museum from 14th June until the end of September only, after which it will go back on display in the National Museum of Ireland in Kildare Street, Dublin.

The Viking-inspired Irish art was among the great cultural highpoints of medieval Europe.

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Tuesday, 11th June 2013

In recent days Waterford Chamber has been engaging with members on the proposed revaluation of Commercial and Industrial properties in the City. The introduction of the revaluation has resulted in a reduction in cost, but for certain members it potentially represents a significant increase in the rate cost.

Commenting on the proposed revaluation of Commercial and Industrial property rates, CEO at Waterford chamber Nick Donnelly said, “Equally, there is evidence of quite significant increases and many members have decided to make representations, which is their right. Examples are ranging from 30% increases up to as much as 100% in specific cases. Timing is of importance in this case for those who wish to make representations, as this must be made to the ‘valuation office’ within 28 days. Waterford Chamber has also been advised in recent days of an Information Event being

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Tuesday, 11th June 2013

20 Haven volunteers from across Ireland returned home from an experience of a lifetime in Haiti last week. Paudie Halpin from Nire Valley, Co. Waterford spent the previous 10 days on the small island of Ile á Vache, south of Haiti’s mainland, working in scorching conditions.

Haven volunteer, Paudie Halpin from Nire Valley in Co. Waterford said: "It has been an experience of a lifetime volunteering with Haven over the last week. I’ve made so many new friends; the Haitian people are very friendly and welcoming. It was a privilege to work with the local Haitian communities; we hope that the work we have completed will be beneficial to the local people of Ile a Vache in the future."

The next Haven volunteer programme will be departing to Haiti on April 18th 2014, if you are interested in getting involved please visit:

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Tuesday, 11th June 2013

Government needs to put public health first by implementing alcohol harm-reduction measures

Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol related issues, has called on the Government to implement in full the proposals intended for inclusion in the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill, which have been circulated by the Department of Health. "These proposals are effectively a blueprint for change. They contain a wide range of measures that could finally make a real and lasting impact when it comes to tackling this country’s harmful relationship with alcohol. However, for them to work, we need the Government, particularly at Ministerial level, to show leadership and ensure that the health and wellbeing of the public is put before corporate and other vested interests who oppose some of these measures," said Conor Cullen of Alcohol Action Ireland.

"We know that measures such as minimum pricing and

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