Category Archives: Creativity

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 […]

FREE Creative Europe Funding Workshop

                    FREE Creative Europe Funding Workshop Practical Training session with Creative Europe Desk Ireland Monday 8 October 10am – 1pm Garter Lane Arts Centre (Networking lunch included) Developing European projects and accessing Creative Europe funding for organisations and Culture Professionals Click here to book your place […]

The Walls Project has been awarded EU funding valued at €90,000 through the Creative Europe Programme.

Waterford Walls, in partnership with Waterford City and County Council are delighted announce that they have been awarded EU funding of €90,000 through the Creative Europe Programme. Chosen from almost 500 cities around Europe, the project was the only Irish one to be selected as a designated principal partner, leading the EU “Murals for Communities” […]

Start Your Own Business Boot Camp

  Thinking of starting a new business in Waterford Cultural Quarter? Take a look below…. Start Your Own Business Boot Camp Do you have an innovative business idea? If so we invite you to pitch for a free place on our upcoming expert led Start Your Own Business Boot Camp. The LEO and Work Matters at the Library are […]

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 […]