December 6, 2022

Mincéirí Ag Canadh – Travellers Singing

Music and singing form a very important aspect of the Traveller culture and historically traditional songs have been passed down in families and carried around the […]
November 29, 2022
Acting workshop with Brideview drama group in St Patrick's Hall, Tallow. Photos DGM Photography

Jenny Fennessy & Dylan Kennedy Amateur Drama Group Workshops

Early in 2022, Creative Ireland Waterford awarded funding to 12 creative projects in Waterford City & County. One of these successful projects was the Amateur Drama […]
November 21, 2022
I brought the dream of flying… New exhibition by artists Corina Duyn and Caroline Schofield to open at GOMA in January 2023

I brought the dream of flying

New exhibition by artists Corina Duyn and Caroline Schofield to open at GOMA in January 2023 I brought the dream of flying…, a new exhibition by […]
October 25, 2022
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

Submissions are welcomed for the new draft Creative Waterford Strategy 2023-2027.

Waterford City and County Council are inviting you to give feedback on our Creative Waterford draft strategy and would like your submissions on what further actions […]
September 13, 2022
Waterford Walls mural of Senan and his favourite book, ‘The Little Prince’. Artists were Zabou and Juliette Viodé. Browns Road Library. Photographer Ana Moretti

Wonderful Creativity with Waterford Walls Festival 2022

Waterford Walls is an International Street Art Festival based in Waterford, Ireland. Now in its 8th year, the Festival ran from the 12th – 21st August […]
September 8, 2022
Cllr. John O'Leary, Mayor, Waterford City & County, Sinéad Ó'Higgins, Senior Exeuctive Librarian and Síle Penkert, Exeuctive Director, Garter Lane. Photo: John Power

Restoration Art Project launched at Waterford Central Library

Waterford Libraries welcomed John O’Leary Mayor of Waterford to launch the Restoration Art Project at Central Library, Lady Lane, Waterford on Thursday September 1st.  The Restoration […]
September 5, 2022
24/06/2022. FREE TO USE IMAGE. Up the Gunners!!! Murals for Connection is a collaborative arts project by the students of Gaelscoil Phort Láirge, St.Mary’s National School and Gaelcholáiste Phort Láirge. The students from the 3 schools submitted artwork to develop a concept for a wall mural on the ball alley wall of Ballygunner GAA Club. Local mural artist Caoilfhionn Hanton was chosen to create the piece. This mural was part of this years Waterford Cruinniú na nÓg festival. The students from the 3 schools were at the mural launch on June 11th to celebrate Cruinniú na nÓg!. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Murals for Connection at Ballygunner GAA

Murals for Connection was a collaborative arts project by the students of three schools, Gaelscoil Phort Láirge, St. Mary’s National School and Gaelcholáiste Phort Láirge. Over […]
June 24, 2022

Seeking Project Coordination services for Creative Digital Skills Network Development

** Update – Please note the application period for this post closed on July 18th 2022 ** Waterford City and County (WCCC) in partnership South East […]
June 10, 2022

Escape from War to Live in Peace by Dalal Sayed

Central Library, Lady Lane Waterford City Saturday 18 June at 2:30pm With the Mayor of Waterford Cllr. Joe Kelly, Dalal Sayed and Lani O’Hanlon. Waterford Libraries […]
May 23, 2022

Waterford Designers & Makers Exhibition Launched

A showcase of excellence, in all craft disciplines, designed and made in Waterford Thursday May 19th, 2022 saw the launch of the Waterford Designers & Makers […]
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 […]
April 3, 2022

Future collaborations for the successful Diverse Creatives project

Waterford as a port city that has always been influenced by diverse cultures and nationalities from the Vikings, Huguenot settlers to Penrose, Malcolmson and Whyte shipbuilders. […]
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

“There is something special that happens when we sing together, an indescribable sense of belonging that can transform how we feel about ourselves and the world […]
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 […]
November 20, 2021

Waterford written and produced play called Flood

For two nights in October 2021, the Theatre Royal in Waterford showcased a locally written and produced play called ‘FLOOD’ ‘FLOOD’, by Ger Bourke was a […]
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 […]