Archive for the Waterford City Category

The EU Investment Plan – an opportunity for local businesses in Waterford

TweetThe EU Investment Plan – an opportunity for local businesses Last Wednesday (27th September) over 50 entrepreneurs gathered at Boxworks Co-working space in Waterford’s City Centre to discuss the European Investment Plan and its relevance to the south-east region.  The event was organised by the Europe Direct

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The EU Investment Plan – what is in it for you?

TweetThe EU Investment Plan – what is in it for you? Waterford 27th September, Boxworks, Patrick Street, Waterford City at 6pm Are you an SME or an entrepreneur with an idea but need funding? Would you like access to major investors throughout Europe? Would you like to find

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Find out more – the Blue Star Programme for Primary Schools.

Tweet Registration for Blue Star Primary School programme is now open for the 2017/18 term! The Blue Star Programme is an educational initiative for primary school pupils across Ireland. The idea of the Programme is simple: to foster better understanding and knowledge of the European Union and how

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Good news for Waterford with jobs boost

Tweet Contact lens giant Bausch & Lomb has opened an €85 million extension at its Waterford manufacturing base creating an extra 125 jobs. Mr Varadkar said the investment was a “big vote of confidence in this Government’s ambitions for Waterford and for the future”.

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TweetWe were delighted to attend the recent European Commission’s Citizen’s Dialogue with Commissioner Phil Hogan in Kilkenny.  He was joined by Councillor Pat O’Neill, the Mayor of Kilkenny, and Professor Thia Hennessy, Department of Food Business and Development, UCC. The discussion was moderated by former political journalist

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60 Years of Europe Brought Alive for Hundreds of Waterford Students

TweetOver 200 local students gathered in The Large Room, City Hall last Wednesday to listen to the renowned German lecturer and political scientist Ingo Espenschied deliver his latest production “60 years since the Treaty of Rome – 60 years of Europe” over two live multimedia shows. The

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Women’s History Exhibition

TweetWaterford Europe Direct Information Centre hosts: Women’s History Exhibition Index Gallery, Waterford Central Library 27th February – 25th March 2017 As part of the International Women’s Day 2017 events, the Waterford Europe Direct Information Centre will host this Women’s History exhibition, curated by The Waterford Women’s Centre.

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Brexit and the EU

TweetA topic that we have constant enquiries about is Brexit and the EU – a useful document is”The Economic Outlook after the UK Referendum“, which is available to download from the EU Bookshop and in hard copy in our Waterford Information centre.

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Europe Direct at Winterval!

Tweet We were delighted to attend Waterford’s Winterval festival recently where we joined in the Christmas feeling and gave out lots of European information and goodies to children!  Winterval Waterford is a festival of Christmas experiences, from Christmas markets to carraige rides, Santa Claus, carols and ice

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Soapbox Waterford – Speech Making Competition

TweetPut your speaking skills to the test! Our all-Ireland soapbox speech making competition begins with regional heats all over the country, culminating in a national final in November. The Waterford & South Eastern heat takes place on October 12th 2016 at Waterford City and County Libraries in

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