Category: Press Releases

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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A new future for Rural Ireland

A new future for Rural Ireland

Waterford TD welcomes a new future for Rural Ireland with the announcement of the most ambitious and transformational policy for rural development in decades. Waterford TD Marc Ó Cathasaigh welcomes a new future for Rural Ireland with the announcement of ‘Our Rural Future’, the new whole-of-Government policy for rural Ireland for the next 5 years…

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A Landmark Week for the Climate Crises in Ireland. The historic Climate Bill was passed by Cabinet.

A Landmark Week for the Climate Crises in Ireland. The historic Climate Bill was passed by Cabinet.

Waterford TD Marc Ó Cathasaigh declared last week a landmark week for the Climate Crisis as Ireland takes big steps to play our part in the fight against Climate Change. He spoke days after the historic Climate Bill was passed by Cabinet. “This past week was historic for Ireland as we saw the Climate Bill…

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Construction will commence shortly on the second Cath Lab for University Hospital Waterford.

Construction will commence shortly on the second Cath Lab for University Hospital Waterford.

Waterford TD Marc Ó Cathasaigh has welcomed the news that Waterford company Tom O’Brien Construction have been awarded the contract to build the second Cath Lab for University Hospital Waterford (UHW) and construction will commence the first week of May. “This announcement was a long time coming and so many people have campaigned long and…

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