National Planning Framework just hasn’t gone far enough for Waterford!

The Government has unveiled its Ireland 2040 strategy, detailing spending plans for the country worth €115bn. The National Planning Framework (NPF) is designed to prepare the State for an estimated population growth of one million, over the next two decades. 75% of which is planned for outside of Dublin.

Waterford Council Audit Report

Cllr Eddie Mulligan Fianna Fail welcomed the Local Government Audit Report for 2016 by Auditor James Moran, but felt that Council do not devote enough time to discussing the many issues raised.

WLR FM News comment

Following my continued representations on anti-social behaviour, I was asked to comment on a recent City Centre incident.

Would you like to see public water fountains back in use?

The EU Commission wants Member States to improve access to drinking water for all people, especially vulnerable and marginalised groups who currently have difficulty accessing drinking water. It also wants to give the public easy, user-friendly access to information about the quality and supply of drinking water in their local area.

City Centre Management Group’s Action Plan update for 2018

The first City Centre Management Group (CCMG) meeting of 2018 took place on 11th January. The Group welcomed Nora Widger, Commercial Director Theatre Royal, representing the City’s arts community and Michael Murphy, President WIT Students Union, representing the City’s young people and students.

City’s infrastructural changes continue at pace

On 9th January, with my colleague Jason Murphy, I reviewed the progress on the new one-way layout and signalling changes at Railway Square, Manor Street and Bath Street to be phased in this week by Waterford Council (week ending 12th January).

Waterford City – Respecting the Tricolour for 170 years!

On Wednesday 7th March 2018, we can celebrate the 170th Anniversary of the first raising of our National Flag. The Tricolour was first flown here in Waterford City, at 33 The Mall, by Thomas Francis Meagher. He would go on to become a hero of the American Civil War and acting Governor of the Montana … Continued