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 […]
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
09/07/2020. Focus Ireland awards graduates of its PETE training course and unveils special new garden project. Focus Ireland Waterford this morning gave 38 awards to 17 graduates who completed their PETE studies (Preparation for Education Training and Employment) in a social distanced event at a renovated garden on Parliament Street, Waterford City. Picture: 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 […]
June 17, 2020

CLÁR 2020 Scheme now open

CLÁR (Ceantair Laga Árd-Riachtanais) is a targeted investment programme for rural areas that aims to provide funding for small infrastructural projects in areas that experience disadvantage. […]
June 15, 2020

Childhood Memories of Dungarvan

Seaside Haunts/Dungarvan: In the final part of the Irish Times series, Thomas McCarthy recalls childhood holidays of cut feet and high tides in Co Waterford.
June 10, 2020

Ireland Remembers

Poignant initiative by RTÉ, remembering those who have died during the pandemic.  Ar dheis Dé go raibh siad.
May 29, 2020

Waterford Social Prescribing Service

The aim of the Waterford Social Prescribing Service is to improve physical, emotional and mental well-being by linking people with non-medical sources of support within the […]
May 20, 2020

Waterford Walls: Live Stream chats series

Waterford Walls have a series of online chats on the Waterford Walls Live Instagram Page. These chats are about connecting with other inspiring artists and organisations […]
May 20, 2020

Useful Links for Parents & Children

Everyone is finding it stressful at home during this COVID-19 lock-down.  Here is a list of activities and daily prompts that you can do, aimed at […]
May 19, 2020

Cór Fear na nDéise le “Gráinne”

Fisean iontach anseo !  Cór Fear na nDéise ag canadh ina n-aonar ach ag éisteacht le ‘master track’.  Tá súil againn go mbainfidh sibh taitneamh as!
May 18, 2020

“A Waterford Tribute To Frontline Workers” concert

Check out this video from the excellent Waterford In Your Pocket – “A Waterford Tribute To Frontline Workers” – broadcast in April, acknowledging Waterford’s front line […]
May 18, 2020

#LibraryLove Video Gallery

Check out these Waterford and Irish authors and artists telling us what they love about Waterford’s Library Service. See the Video Gallery – #LibraryLove here
May 17, 2020

Tunes from the Duffins (Tramore)

Hares on the Mountain/Three Sea Captains – Tramore musician Eamon Duffin and son Jim performing folk song Hares on the Mountain with the tune of Three […]