Category: Press Releases

Funding for ChillOUT

Funding for ChillOUT

Green Party TD for Waterford welcomes almost €40,000 funding for Waterford and South Tipperary Community Youth Service ChillOUT-Reach programme which will work on building LGBTI+ inclusion in rural communities. The funding (€39,797 ) which was announced by Roderic O’Gorman TD, Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth will be used by the organisation to…

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100 New Tech Jobs for Waterford.

100 New Tech Jobs for Waterford.

Great news for Waterford this morning with the announcement of 100 new tech jobs over the next two years. The jobs were announced by Tegus, a provider of primary business and market intelligence who are setting up their European Headquarters in Waterford. They will open their initial base in Boxworks. With Waterford being voted ‘Best place…

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West Waterford Water Supply

West Waterford Water Supply

Green Party TD welcomes significant improvements in water supply in west Waterford. Green Party TD for Waterford, Marc Ó Cathasaigh welcomes the announcement of a significant upgrade to the Ardmore water mains which will support the economic and social development of the area and provide a clean and reliable water supply to residents, visitors and…

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Climate Action Plan launched today.

Climate Action Plan launched today.

Green Party TD for Waterford, Marc Ó Cathasaigh says that “We must take this opportunity to live up to the expectations of our young people”, as the Climate Action Plan is launched today. Green Party TD for Waterford, Marc Ó Cathasaigh says that “We must take this opportunity to live up to the expectations of…

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Technological University announced for the South East!

Technological University announced for the South East!

Waterford Green Party TD welcomes the announcement that a Technological University is to be established in the South East in the 2021/2022 academic year. Green Party TD for Waterford, Marc Ó Cathasaigh welcomes today’s announcement that a Technological University is to be established in the South East in the 2021/2022 academic year. The joint application…

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‘Connecting Ireland’ Public Transport Plan for Waterford – Have Your Say

‘Connecting Ireland’ Public Transport Plan for Waterford – Have Your Say

Green Party TD Marc Ó Cathasaigh encourages people to have their say on the Connecting Ireland plan which was published for public consultation today. The plan will see over 100 rural villages served by public transport, proposing an overall increase of approximately 25% in rural bus services will bring viable public transport options to towns…

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Budget 2022 will bring benefits to young people and children as we enter the Green Decade.

Budget 2022 will bring benefits to young people and children as we enter the Green Decade.

Waterford Green Party TD Marc Ó Cathasaigh said that “Putting young people at the heart of Budget 2022 was something that was very important to us in the Green Party. Young people have have been among the hardest hit by the pandemic and they need our support in the coming fight against climate change and…

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The greenest National Development Plan in the history of the state will transform how we travel and improve our quality of life.

The greenest National Development Plan in the history of the state will transform how we travel and improve our quality of life.

Green Party TD for Waterford, Marc Ó Cathasaigh welcomes the new National Development Plan which was launched today and it includes unprecedented measures to help us address the climate crisis as we build back after the pandemic. This National Development Plan (NDP) places a focus on many key areas such as housing, healthcare, jobs, transport…

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Significant funding for Waterford City Centre after the announcement of €539,275 funding for Waterford City

Significant funding for Waterford City Centre after the announcement of €539,275 funding for Waterford City

Green Party TD welcomes significant funding for Waterford City Centre after the announcement of €539,275 funding for Waterford City under the Urban Animation Capital Investment Scheme. The pilot scheme will support sustainable tourism development through public realm and urban animation projects and the funding allocated to Waterford City & County Council will support Waterford City…

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Publication of the Report of the Night-Time Economy Taskforce

Publication of the Report of the Night-Time Economy Taskforce

Green Party TD for Waterford Marc Ó Cathasaigh welcomes the publication of the Report of the Night-Time Economy Taskforce and believes there is a need to set up a working group for the night time economy in Waterford on foot of the recommendations contained in the report. The Night-time Economy Taskforce was established by Minister…

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