Walking Tour with Dermot Power

TICKETS Join Local Historian, Dermot Power on a Walking tour of Waterford City and hear how our ancestors lived in dire poverty in the “Lanes” of Waterford. Visit some of those lanes and hear how the slums in Waterford were compared to the worst in Dublin. Visit the locations of Waterford’s many theatres and be surprised … Read more

South! Always South – Ernest Shackleton story

This concert celebrates the death, 100 years ago, of the explorer Ernest Shackleton. A native of Kilkea, County Kildare, Shackleton led the Imperial Trans-Antarctic expedition on board the ship ‘Endurance’ in 1914. The ship was trapped by ice-floes in the Weddell Sea and sank. Suddenly, what started as a great Antarctic adventure turned into a … Read more

The Bonnet Project

The Bonnet Project combines community education programmes and local history to enable participants to be part of an international art project ‘Roses from the Heart’. The Bonnet Project is funded by the Waterford Wexford Education and Training Board and delivered by the Waterford Women’s Centre. The Roses from the Heart Project is an international project, … Read more

The Quaker Trail – A Journey of Discovery

The Quaker Trail has been developed by Waterford Cultural Quarter to highlight important sites relating to the industrial heritage of the Quaker community in the O’Connell Street area of Waterford city. With thanks to Joan Johnson who approached Waterford Council with the vision for a Quaker trail in the city, and is testament to many months of Joan’s research, hard work and tenacity.