April 7, 2022
Students at Ursuline Primary School making murals with artist Caoilfhionn Hanton. Photographer: Joe Evans

Creative Waterford Open Call 2022 Grants Announced

Twelve grants have been allocated to a range of community groups, organisations and individuals in Waterford City and County. Successful applicants to the Creative Waterford Open […]
March 29, 2022

Woodstown Viking Site Interpretation on the Waterford Greenway

Funding from the Creative Ireland Programme was used to develop a heritage interpretation sign at the Woodstown Viking site along the Waterford Greenway in 2021. Public […]
February 2, 2022
Cast members from the Good Aul Days project Waterford. Funded by Creative Ireland Waterford. Photograph courtesy of David Bjelac.

Creative Waterford Open Call 2022 open for applications

The Creative Waterford Open Call 2022 applications welcomed until February 28th. The Creative Ireland Programme in Waterford is delighted to announce that funding for projects that […]
January 31, 2022

Creative Communities

The Creative Ireland Waterford Programme, together with the Well Festival of Arts and Wellbeing partners, are delighted to present an online getting-to-know-you session on the theme […]
January 12, 2022
01/10/2021. FREE TO USE IMAGE. Pictured at Kilmacthomas National School, Kilmacthomas, Co. Waterford where the Bealtaine choir sang with 2nd and 3rd class. Its part of Creative Ireland Intergenerational Music Project and its the first time that the children and Bealtaine choir members sang together. Picture: Patrick Browne

Waterford Intergenerational Music Project

In 2021 Waterford Libraries and Music Generation Waterford worked together to create a very special Intergenerational music project with the Bealtaine Choir and pupils at Kilmacthomas […]
January 6, 2022

Waterford designers and makers exhibition 2022 expression of interest now open

Calling Waterford designers and makers to express their interest to participate in an exhibition of creative excellence in 2022. Creative Waterford and Waterford Local Enterprise Office […]
December 3, 2021
Pat Johnny and Jeffy old school friends at Clonea School Waterford

Our future is in our past

‘OUR FUTURE IS IN OUR PAST, a beautiful project funded by Creative Ireland Waterford that brought a Community together. The Clonea Power Old School CLG with […]
November 29, 2021
Tablets for Borrow Box Training

Repurposed technology keeping the Library community connected

In continuing its commitment to helping the public access technological support services, Waterford Libraries recently acquired 32 repurposed iPads from Waterford City and County Council, helped […]
November 25, 2021

ACT Waterford Call for Creatives

ACT Waterford is an interdisciplinary project which brings together Waterford City and County Council (WCCC) and Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) in an exciting project funded […]
October 13, 2021
Igbo Community Waterford at Diverse Creative

Diverse Creatives launches as part of Waterford’s Imagine Arts Festival

Diverse Creatives launches as part of Waterford’s Imagine Arts Festival which is set to take place in-person and online at venues across Waterford from October 15th to […]
September 28, 2021
Participants showcasing their framed photographs after the Carbally Photography course.

The Carbally Creative Photography Course

The Carbally Community Development Project ran a six-week creative photography class at the Carbally Community Centre, in Rathmoylan, Dunmore East, Co. Waterford through June and July. […]
September 21, 2021
Great Calligraphy Festival Celebrating the Art of Writing in Waterford

Great Calligraphy Festival Celebrating the Art of Writing in Waterford

During lockdown the Waterford Great Parchment Book (1356-1649) was chosen for inclusion in the prestigious Irish Script on Screen project and now all 450 pages are […]
September 7, 2021
Waterford City Hall lit up in support for Pride month. Photograph courtesy of Noel Browne Photography

Pride of the Déise Festival 2021

Pride of the Déise 2021 was a weekend-long event held in Waterford during the June Bank Holiday supported by Creative Ireland Waterford. Pride of the Déise […]
August 25, 2021

Suíomh idirlíon nua Logainmneacha Phort Láirge seolta mar chuid de Sheachtain Oidhreachta 2021.

Tá áthas ar Choiste Logainmneacha Chomhairle Cathrach & Contae Phort Láirge suíomh idirlíon nua LOGAINMNEACHA PHORT LÁIRGE (www.deiselogainm.ie) a sheoladh go hoifigiúil. Ceiliúradh is ea an […]
August 24, 2021
Waterford Museum of Treasures, re-enactment of Strongbow and Aoife’s Wedding. Picture: Patrick Browne

The Marriage of Strongbow and Aoife

Commemorating the 850th anniversary of the marriage of Strongbow and Aoife which took place in Waterford City, 25th August 1170, Waterford Treasures Museums created a re-enactment […]
August 19, 2021
RTE Nationwide filming Dungarvan Art Trail artist Jean Curran talking to Creative Waterford coordinator Katherine Collins

Final chance to see the Vertigo Project at the Dungarvan Art Trail

The Dungarvan Art Trail featuring the ‘Vertigo Project’ by internationally acclaimed dye transfer printer and artist Jean Curran, comes to an end on the 31st of […]
August 12, 2021
Image by Mount Congreve

Waterford announced as one of Ireland’s first recipients of Creative Climate Action funding

Waterford City and County Council (WCCC), in partnership with Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT), is delighted to be awarded €155,000 from Creative Climate Action funding. The […]
August 1, 2021
13/06/2021. FREE TO USE IMAGES. Cruinniu na nOg. The children from Rang 6 Gaelscoil Phortlairge, sending their message of positivity to the world as the celebrate Cruinniú na nÓg at Kilmurrin Cove, Co. Waterford with local artist Sean Corcoran from The Art Hand. Pictured are pupils Emma Ni Sheanaháin and Niamh Ní Bhradaigh. Picture: Patrick Browne

Sending a positive message to the world with Sand Art

Waterford Sand Artist Seán Corcoran developed an exciting project for Cruinniú nÓg 2021 with 20 students from Gaelscoil Phort Láirge. This was a 5 week project […]
June 23, 2021

Creative Ireland (Waterford) Creative Arts Programme Co-ordinator position

Creative Ireland (Waterford) Creative Arts Programme Co-ordinator (pilot programme)   Expression of Interest   Creative Ireland (CI) is a five-year culture-based programme designed to promote individual, […]
May 27, 2021

Cruinniú na nÓg is back

A day of free creativity for children and young people. Ireland is the first, and only, country in the world to have a national day of free […]
May 19, 2021
Our future is our past Clonea Power project

Creative Waterford Open Call 2021 Grants Announced

Twenty-one grants are to be allocated to a range of community groups, organisations and individuals from Creative Waterford funding. The successful applicants to the Creative Waterford […]
May 18, 2021
Artist Jean Curran at the launch of the Dungarvan Art Trail. Photograph by Patrick Browne.

Dungarvan Art Trail Now On

The Dungarvan Art Trail is now on. Running from May through to September 2021, in various shop windows around Dungarvan County Waterford, the Arts Centre and […]
April 20, 2021
Image from the series The Vertigo Project. Unique hand printed dye transfer print.

Exciting innovative Dungarvan Art Trail to be launched this summer

Local Waterford artist and dye transfer printer Jean Curran will create an exhibition of original dye transfer prints from Technicolor movies in the form of an […]
April 9, 2021
Musician and craftsman Michael Vignoles teaching students how to make a Bodhrán at Our Lady of Mercy Secondary School in Waterford. Michael has been crafting Uilleann pipes and Bodhrán drums in his workshop in Claddagh, Galway for the past 25 years. Picture" Patrick Browne

Mercy Creative Arts Bodhrán Workshops

In September 2020, Our Lady of Mercy Secondary School in Waterford held the Mercy Creative Arts Bodhrán Workshops for 155 students. The bodhrán making workshop was […]
April 8, 2021
Adele Stanley Painting Ceramics

Celebrating creativity and a cup of tea with friends

Ah go on… celebrates creativity and the positive mental health messages a cup of tea with friends can bring. The project was delivered by use of […]
April 8, 2021
13/06/2021. FREE TO USE IMAGES. Cruinniu na nOg. The children from Rang 6 Gaelscoil Phortlairge, sending their message of positivity to the world as the celebrate Cruinniú na nÓg at Kilmurrin Cove, Co. Waterford with local artist Sean Corcoran from The Art Hand. Picture: Patrick Browne

Creative Waterford Social Chats

Follow Creative Waterford on social media at @CreativeWaterford on Facebook and Instagram and @CreativeWat on Twitter #CreativeWaterford
February 16, 2021
Art Pollination Sculpture

Art Pollination from the Waterford Sustainable Living Initiative

The Art Pollination project brought together the Waterford Sustainable Living Initiative (SLí), local visual artists Ania Wojewodka and Aga Krum and primary schools for a thematically […]
November 28, 2020
Plastics. The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Project

CALMAST – Plastics: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Description of Initiative The STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering And Math) Transition Year project coordinated by Calmast, Waterford Institute of Technology’s STEM Outreach centre, combines science and art […]
November 25, 2020

Keep Well Campaign

The “Keep Well” campaign is aimed at showing people of all ages how we can mind our own physical and mental health and well-being by adding […]
July 16, 2020

I Remember/Is Cuimhin Liom Project

The current pandemic and lockdown is a historic event that will become part of the story of our lives in the future. However, older people have […]