Category: Press Releases

Have your say in the public consultation on the new Waterford City Bike Scheme

Have your say in the public consultation on the new Waterford City Bike Scheme

Green Party TD for Waterford, Marc Ó Cathasaigh encourages Waterford people to have their say in the public consultation on the new Waterford City Bike Scheme which opened last week and runs until September 30th. Deputy Ó Cathasaigh was speaking after the launch of the consultation which asks Waterford people for feedback on the locations…

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€500,000 funding for new outdoor dining infrastructure in Waterford

€500,000 funding for new outdoor dining infrastructure in Waterford

Green Party TD for Waterford Marc Ó Cathasaigh welcomes the announcement of over €500,000 funding for new outdoor dining infrastructure in Waterford City and County under part two of the Fáilte Ireland Outdoor Dining Enhancement Scheme . The funding which will deliver €151,774 to Grattan Square in Dungarvan and €354,919 to the Waterford City Trail…

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New supports available for Waterford tourism businesses

New supports available for Waterford tourism businesses

Green Party TD for Waterford, Marc Ó Cathasaigh encourages Waterford tourism businesses to apply for new supports to help extend their season and secure the future of their businesses. He was speaking as Phase 4 and Phase 5 of the Strategic Tourism Business Continuity Scheme opened for applications. The scheme is part of a total…

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Four Waterford schools will take part in the Safe Routes to School programme

Four Waterford schools will take part in the Safe Routes to School programme

Green Party TD for Waterford, Marc Ó Cathasaigh has welcomed the news that four Waterford schools will take part in the Safe Routes to School programme which was announced today by Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan. The four Waterford schools to receive funding are Glór na Mara National School, Tramore, Garrabane National School, Dungarvan, Our…

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New jobs for Waterford – Horizon Therapeutics has reached an agreement to purchase a manufacturing facility from EirGen Pharma.

New jobs for Waterford – Horizon Therapeutics has reached an agreement to purchase a manufacturing facility from EirGen Pharma.

Green Party TD for Waterford Marc Ó Cathasaigh welcomes today’s announcement of new jobs for Waterford with the news that Horizon Therapeutics has reached an agreement to purchase a manufacturing facility from EirGen Pharma in Waterford.  Horizon Therapeutics focus on researching, developing and manufacturing medicines for people impacted by rare, autoimmune and severe inflammatory diseases. …

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The future of Rescue 117.

The future of Rescue 117.

Green Party TD for Waterford Marc Ó Cathasaigh has welcomed clarity from Minister Eamon Ryan on the future of Rescue 117 after rumours that the crucial rescue service would be transferred from Waterford Airport spread through the county recently. The rescue helicopter is run by the Irish Coast Guard, is based at Waterford Airport and…

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Waterford plans to become Ireland’s first Zero-Carbon city as Ireland debates the Climate Bill.

Waterford plans to become Ireland’s first Zero-Carbon city as Ireland debates the Climate Bill.

Waterford TD Marc Ó Cathasaigh declared a Landmark Day for Waterford and Climate Action with the announcement that Waterford plans to become Ireland’s first Zero-Carbon city on the same day that Ireland debates the Climate Bill in the Dáil. He spoke after the launch of the ‘Waterford 2040-Find your Future’ strategy which was launched in…

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€400,000 funding for Waterford Sports Partnership

€400,000 funding for Waterford Sports Partnership

Green Party TD for Waterford, Marc Ó Cathasaigh has welcomed today’s announcement of almost €400,000 funding for Waterford Sports Partnership. The funding (€398,564) was announced today by Sport Ireland in association with Deputy Ó Cathasaigh’s colleague, Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD. It is part of a €9.5 million…

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Funding for new Water Sports Activity Facility Centres in Tramore and Ardmore

Funding for new Water Sports Activity Facility Centres in Tramore and Ardmore

Waterford TD Marc Ó Cathasaigh today welcomed the announcement of significant funding for new Water Sports Activity Facility Centres in Tramore and Ardmore. The funding which was announced by Deputy Ó Cathasaigh’s Green Party colleague and Minister for Sport & Tourism, Catherine Martin along with Fáilte Ireland is part of a wider package of €19…

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