Official opening of WCQ Place, Community and Cultural Hub, O’Connell Street, Waterford.

Official opening of WCQ Place, Community and Cultural Hub, O’Connell Street, Waterford  On Friday morning 27th October 2023 the Mayor of Waterford City and County, Councillor Joe Conway, officially opened Waterford Cultural Quarter Place: Community and Cultural Hub. WCQ Place, 17 – 18 O’Connell Street, Waterford is a newly renovated ground floor unit which houses […]

Waterford Cultural Quarter Market launches this Saturday April 29th

  A NEW WEEKLY OUTDOOR MARKET COMES TO WATERFORD’S CULTURAL QUARTER   We are so excited about the brand new Waterford Cultural Quarter MARKET which launches on Saturday April 29th!  There is so much creativity in Waterford, from artists and artisans to crafters and music makers, that we want to celebrate and support these local […]

Works commence on new City Centre Community and Cultural hub

Waterford City and County Council has commenced works on the creation of a new community and cultural hub in the heart of Waterford Cultural Quarter.  With funding of €651,654 awarded through the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund (URDF), the repurposing of 16-18 Barker Place on O’Connell Street, will result in a creative multi-purpose venue for […]

WCQ – Expressions of Interest for Creatives

Waterford Cultural Quarter

Waterford Cultural Quarter (WCQ) is currently seeking expressions of interest from the creative community in the South East for two projects.   Project 1. Culture is in the Air – Expression of Interest call for creatives in Waterford Cultural Quarter. Waterford Cultural Quarter (WCQ) invites Waterford creatives to submit their credentials, examples of prior experience […]


Waterford Arts practice grants

  WATERFORD CITY & COUNTY COUNCIL ARTS GRANTS ARE NOW OPEN DEADLINE MONDAY OCTOBER 3RD – NOON – 2022 To apply visit There are three categories: • Professional/Amateur Organisations and Individual Professional Artists • Rural Arts Networking • And Playwright & Producer / Screenwriter & Producer We have incorporated a transparent detailed marking system […]

WCQ Crafts Market Coordinator

  Crafts Coordinator for WCQ Crafts Market We are looking for a Crafts Coordinator for our new WCQ market! To apply for this exciting opportunity head over to and search for reference 222774 – WCCC 22/532 WCQ Crafts Market Coordination Services. Closing date is October 5th #waterfordcrafts #waterfordculturalquarter #craftmarket #waterfordcreative

Waterford City and County Council to host day long festival of events to celebrate Africa Day 2022

Africa Day

  Waterford City and County Council will host Africa Day 2022, which will include the best of African music, dance, crafts, culture, food and much more to celebrate the occasion.   On Saturday, 28th May from 12pm onwards, Waterford City and County Council will host a festival of events to celebrate Africa’s strong rich and […]

Waterford Designers & Makers Exhibition at Waterford Gallery of Art

  Waterford Designers & Makers Exhibition 2022 Showcasing the excellence of all craft disciplines designed and made in Waterford 19th May to 25th June 2022 Waterford Gallery of Art, 31 – 32 O’Connell Street, Waterford X91 RR2R Open Thursday to Saturday 10am to 5pm – Entry Free  Waterford City and County Council’s Creative Ireland Programme in […]

Tenements and Poverty in Waterford – CQ Films

Tenements and Poverty in Waterford “All of the 18th and 19th century visitors marvelled at the Quay of Waterford. Its beauty, its elegance and expanse, comparing it to the finest quays in Europe. Its river full of masted ships, Its beautiful exchange, where the merchants conducted their business, and the adjacent Mall with its bowling […]