Category Archives: Creative Spirits

Creative Spirits Case Study Meeting Waterford

Creative Spirits Case Study Meeting Waterford Waterford City and County Council welcomed  twenty-four members of the Creative Spirits network to the Cultural Quarter in the O’Connell Street area of the city for an Case Study Meeting on November 6th and 7th. Creative Spirits is a European Union funded URBACT network of nine EU cities, including […]

Waterford Cultural Quarter Open Call

    Waterford Cultural Quarter Open Call Pilot Scheme A pilot Open Call scheme for creative / artistic works that reflect the vision and guiding principles of the WCQ  Waterford Cultural Quarter (WCQ) www.waterfordculturalquarter.ie is an urban regeneration project currently being managed by Waterford City & County Council and is led by a steering group […]

September Spotlight

                    WCQ September Spotlight Ed Cahill owner of Tully’s Bar O’Connell Street Waterford and member of Waterford Cultural Quarter Steering Group What is your background and what value do you see in having a business in the WCQ?   I’ve worn a few different hats in my time. I’ve […]

Creative Spirits Internship Week Waterford

Creative Spirits Internship Week Waterford Waterford hosted the Creative Spirits Internship week from the 4th to the 6th of September 2018. Delegates from Sofia (Bulgaria), Ujbuda/Budapest (Hungary) and Lublin (Poland) attended. Internship week is an opportunity for the participants of the Creative Spirits Implementation Network to gain “on the job” experience related to the various […]

Lublin (Poland) July 2018

  Lublin July 2018 Internship Week Internship week is an opportunity for the participants of the Creative Spirits Implementation Network to gain “on the job” experience related to the various challenges faced by each city in the network.  Waterford visited Lublin in late July 2018. Lublin is the biggest and fastest developing city in eastern […]

Ravenna May 2018

Ravenna May 2018 Two delegates from Waterford attended the Case Study Meeting in Ravenna in May 2018. Ravenna is a beautiful historic port city and has many similarities with Waterford. The city plans to redevelop their docks through supporting Creative and Cultural Industries (CCI’s) and through a programme of social engagement with their citizens. Ravenna […]

WCQ July Spotlight

WCQ Spotlight Katherine Collins, WCQ Project Manager and Emma Haran, WCQ Creative & Community Coordinator.                     What is your background? Katherine: Emma and I worked together on the Three Sisters European Capital of Culture 2020 Bid. While we were gutted that we didn’t win the Bid, what […]

Design Challenge Waterford

Design Challenge Waterford – Building Creative Communities The Design Challenge is a competition that encourages different communities in the O’Connell Street area to identify challenges that they experience in living, working and using the O’Connell Street area. The Design industry will be asked to look at the challenges and to develop possible solutions. These innovative proposals are […]

Africa Day in Waterford Cultural Quarter

Waterford Cultural Quarter (WCQ) hosted Africa day 2018 on O’Connell Street on Friday June 15th. This wonderful vibrant event celebrates the links between the African nations and Ireland each year. The highlights of the Africa Day were captured in this video above (video sponsored by and courtesy of Waterford Cultural Quarter and the Integration and […]

Waterford’s Cultural Quarter is Blooming Marvellous

  Waterford Cultural Quarter was a “hive” of activity yesterday with the launch of City in Bloom 2018 with over 50 businesses based in the Cultural Quarter taking part in this city wide initiative.  “Start looking up and listen!” Was the message, on Thursday morning, at the launch of Waterford Business Group’s (WBG) annual City […]