Category: Press Releases

€1.4 million awarded to SETU Waterford

€1.4 million awarded to SETU Waterford

€1.4 million awarded to SETU Waterford to expand apprenticeships across higher education SETU Waterford is to benefit from a €1.4m capital funding to respond to the growing demand for apprenticeships in the higher education sector under plans announced today by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD.The funding will…

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Waterford food producers to benefit from a 60% grants for investment in Organic Food Production.

Waterford food producers to benefit from a 60% grants for investment in Organic Food Production.

Waterford food producers are set to ‘benefit from 60% grants for investments in their businesses if they switch to the production of organic food’ according to Green Party TD for Waterford, Marc Ó Cathasaigh. He was speaking after the announcement of the €1.5m Organic Processing Investment Grant Scheme (OPIG) by his Green Party colleague Minister…

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Green Party T.D. welcomes funding for Waterford Animal Welfare Charities

Green Party T.D. welcomes funding for Waterford Animal Welfare Charities

Green Party T.D. for Waterford today welcomed funding for three Waterford Animal Welfare organisations to a total of €107,150. The announcement is made on the 3rd National Animal Welfare Awareness Day. Animal Trust Fund, Waterford has been awarded €15,200, Waterford Animal Welfare has been awarded €37,550 and Waterford SPCA has been awarded €54.400. The funding…

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€191,000 capital funding for small community groups and organisations in Waterford.

€191,000 capital funding for small community groups and organisations in Waterford.

Green Party TD for Waterford Marc Ó Cathasaigh welcomes €191,000 capital funding for small community groups and organisations in Waterford. Green Party TD for Waterford Marc Ó Cathasaigh welcomes €191,000 capital funding for small community groups and organisations in Waterford. The funding which was announced today by Minister Joe O’Brien and Minister Heather Humphreys is…

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€3,302,602 for Waterford GAA for the continued redevelopment of Walsh Park

€3,302,602 for Waterford GAA for the continued redevelopment of Walsh Park

Green Party TD for Waterford, Marc Ó Cathasaigh has announced that €3,302,602 million will be provided to Waterford GAA for the continued redevelopment of Walsh Park. Green Party TD for Waterford, Marc Ó Cathasaigh has announced that €3,302,602 million will be provided to Waterford GAA for the continued redevelopment of Walsh Park. The funding will…

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Waterford Primary Schools among the first in the country to receive free Solar Panels.

Waterford Primary Schools among the first in the country to receive free Solar Panels.

Minister Ossian Smyth and Dep. Marc Ó Cathasaigh Waterford Primary Schools will be some of the “first schools in the country to receive free Solar Panels” according to Green Party TD for Waterford Marc Ó Cathasaigh. Deputy Ó Cathasaigh was welcoming the launch of the first phase of the Schools Photovoltaic Programme which was announced…

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Statement from Marc Ó Cathasaigh TD on Waterford Crystal Site

Statement from Marc Ó Cathasaigh TD on Waterford Crystal Site

“Not unexpected but really welcome news breaking this morning that the government has completed the acquisition of the Waterford Crystal site for the expansion of the SETU campus in Waterford. A lot of long and tricky political work was needed to get to this point, and I’m delighted to see it over the line. The…

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Waterford Local Radio Stations benefit under Sound and Vision Scheme

Waterford Local Radio Stations benefit under Sound and Vision Scheme

Local radio stations in Waterford have been given reason to celebrate as the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport, and Media, Catherine Martin TD, unveiled a €2.4 million financial boost for 32 radio stations nationwide through the Broadcasting Fund Sound and Vision Scheme. The award distribution, which varies from €35,000 to a maximum of…

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New grant scheme which will help businesses install solar panels

New grant scheme which will help businesses install solar panels

Great news for businesses with the unveiling of a new grant scheme for businesses of all sizes. There is good news for business today with the announcement of a new grant scheme which will help businesses install solar panels with grants ranging from €2,700 to €162,600. The Green Party secured cabinet approval today (July 4th)…

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Urgent Climate Action needed as Ireland has experienced the hottest June on record

Urgent Climate Action needed as Ireland has experienced the hottest June on record

Green Party TD for Waterford, Marc Ó Cathasaigh highlights the urgency of Climate Action as Met Éireann announce that Ireland has experienced the hottest June on record.  Met Éireann, has announced that June 2023 will be recorded as the hottest June in history. With average temperatures surpassing 16+°C, this milestone breaks an 83-year-old record, signaling…

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