Category Archives: Regeneration

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

WCQ Spotlight – Sarah Jane Hanton Creative Spirits Ambassador

  Sarah Jane Hanton Creative Spirits Ambassador My name is Sarah Jane Hanton, I am proud and delighted  to be Creative Spirits Ambassador for Waterford Cultural Quarter. It has always been important for me to express myself creatively by connecting with people through creative ideas and by interacting with diverse individuals resulting in opportunities that […]

Case Study Meeting Ibi, Spain

Members of the Waterford Cultural Quarter steering committee recently attended a Creative Spirits Case Study meeting in Ibi, Spain The case study trip was to see how Ibi are working to regenerate their city, their report is in this video. For further information on Creative Spirits and it’s role in Europe, continue reading below this […]